This splendid trip will take you to ancient Silk Road Path to feel the wisdom and treasures left by Chinese ancestors in the past. We will deeply explore the ancient profound history and culture, to see the grand influence of Buddhism in ancient China. During this trip, we will deeply explore the UNESCO Mogao Grottoes, splendid Danxia Landform, as well as the mysterious Crescent Lake surrounded by desert. 


You will discover a fascinating landscape of Northwest China with our 8-days itinerary. We use most of the 8 days, not a minute was wasted.We will also visit local Tibetan Nomad family at Qinghai lake side.


Tour Summary


Date

Route

Hotel

Day 1

Xining Arrival

Xining

Day 2

Xining-Chaka Lake

Chaka

Day 3

Chaka-Qinghai Lake-

Xining-Zhangye

Zhangye

Day 4

Zhangye

Zhangye

Day 5

Zhangye-

Jiayuguan

Jiayuguan

Day 6

Jiayuguan-

Dunhuang

Dunhuang

Day 7

Dunhuang

Dunhuang

Day 8

Dunhuang 

Departure

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Date
Price
Single room supplements
Jun 26-Jul 3
CNY 6900/Pax
CNY 960/Pax
Jul 16-23
CNY 7200/Pax
CNY 1490/PAX
Jul 23-30
CNY 7200/PaxCNY 1490/PAX
Jul 30-Aug6
CNY 7200/PaxCNY 1490/PAX


Tour details


D1 Arrive Xining

Arrive at around noon and we will meet you at the airport exit with a welcome board. Afterwards we will take you to visit the famous Ta'er Monastery (Kumbum Monastery), the most populous monks outside of Tibet. 


You will stay at Thangka Sunning Terrace that is one of a good place to view the monastery and surrounding scenery. Inside the monastery, apart from magnificent Buddha stupas and wall paintings, prayer wheels are also the must-see spot. The whole monastery is surrounded by wheels, walk along the corridor, rotate the wheels and pray for chasing away the troubles.



D2 Xining-Chaka Lake


After a nice breakfast at the hotel. We will begin our wonderful day by driving toward Chaka Salt lake, on the way we shall see the the magnificent scenery of Qinghai Lake, which is the largest inland salt water lake in China. We will stop at  Yueque Pasture land to view Qinghai lakehere you can walk into the lakeshore of Qinghaile lake, we will visit local Tibetan Family -Nomads familywhere they will provide their traditional Tibetan food of Tsangpa and Tibetan Wine. You can also dress into Tibetan Uniform to take picture with traditional Tibetan Costume on.  


It is no exaggeration to say that Qinghai Lake is a miracle that is endowed by a deity. Outside, He encircled the lake with four continuous mountains and extends broad grassland at the foot of them.  Our main place today would be  Chaka salt lake.


D3 Chaka-Qinghai Lake-Xining-Zhangye

Chaka Salt Lake is the largest saline in Qinghai Province, Chaka Salt Lake means"the sea of salt"  in Mongolian. It lies in the centre of QaidamBasin, which was nominated by the national tourist geography magazine as one ofthe 55 places to go. The sunlight can reflect all images above the lake intothe lake just like huge mirror, so you can not really tell where you are placedin .  After a great at Chaka Salt lakeand we will drive back to Xining to catch the train to Zhangye.  We will spend our night in Zhangye

D4 Zhangye Sightseeing of Rain bow mountain and Mati Temple

We will take early bullet train from Lanzhou to Zhangye, ( recommendtrain schedule D2741 7:04- 10:22). Upon arrival, we will transfer you toZhangye Rainbow Mountain, sightseeing there around 2- 3hrs, After Zhangye visitand Lunch break , we will visit ,Mati temple.

The rainbow mountain located in Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, themost typical arid area of northern China. Ribbons of reds, oranges and yellowsslice through the rock, to create a rainbow vista contained only by thecontours of the jagged mountain peaks. Many people also call it "RainbowMountain".

Mati Temple is located at the foot of Linsong Mountain, which is about 80 km awayfrom the South Yugur Minority Autonomous County of Gansu Province. The templewas built in the Jin Dynasty.

 

Mati Temple has gathered the culture, the landscape,and the religious together. A series of horse shoe prints are visible there. Itis said that several horses left their footprints there when drinking water. Asa result, the temple was named for the horseshoe prints, which are the treasureof the temple.

 

D5 Zhangye -Jiayuguan (230km, 2.5hrs driving)

After breakfast, we will visit Pingshan Canyon, its a another nature wonder of Danxia Landforms, created by thousands of year transformations of the geographic changes.  It located about 60km away from Zhangye, also you need to take the shuttle bus to sightseeing the whole Canyon.  It reputed for unique forms of Danxia landforms and main color  would be red. 

 

After Pingshan Canyon, we will visit the Largest Horse Racing in Northwest China:  Shandan Horse Breeding Centre,  it is also the biggest Breeding Horse centre in China.  After this great day, we will drive to Jiayuguan. Tonight we will overnight at Jiayuguan



D6 Jiayuguan sightseeing  and drive to Dunhuang


Today, we shall visit the Jiayuguan Pass and ancient city wall. This Ming Dynasty fort guards the strategic Jiayuguan pass, at the western end of the Great Wall  this was the last section built by the Ming Dynasty. You will explore the Great Wall Museum, which was opened to the public in October 1989 and it is the first one to exhibit the Great Wall culture in a comprehensive and systematic way.  Afterwards, we will drive all the way to the next stop Dunhuang.



D7 Dunhuang sightseeing(BD)


After breakfast, we will visit Mogao grottes, one of world great heritage. This UNESCO World Heritage site is one of the great artistic and religious wonders of the world and it is famous for its exquisite murals and various sculptures inside the caves, which was built in different dynasties, spanning 1,000 years of Buddhist art. In the afternoon, we will visit the echoing sand & Crescent lake , we will provide fun games for you at the desert including : Sand sliding, Motorcycling  and  Bone fire with barbecue at the night if you are not interested in barbed , we can also choose lamb hotpot


PS: its possible to camp at the Echoing Sand mountain campsite, however the accommodation condition is quite poor, if you do not mind poor accommodation condition, you can try this option. But if you want to sleep well and nice, then camping at the dersert might not be a good option for you.


Overnight in Dunhuang


D8 Dunhuang Depature (B)


Today, we will see you off in the airport or train station and wish you happy safe journey back home. Welcome to trave with us again for your next adventure


Service Includes 

1. Private transportation throughout the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.


2. Comfortable 4 Star hotel on shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.


3.All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary.


4. 2nd class express train listed in the itinerary from Xining to Zhangye.


5. Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides.


6.Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.


7. Travel and health insurance when travel with us.


8.  A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.


9. Sand sliding , Motor Cycling  and Buffet Dinner  costat the night of Dunhuang as mentioned in the itinerary.


10.   Traditional Costuming Photo experience, Local Tibetan Family at Yueque pasterland of Qinghai lake cost included.


11.    2nd class bullet train from Lanzhou to Zhangye.


12.   Trravel casualty insurancr

 

Service Excludes

Single room supplements 

Any flight tickets.

Meals not specified in the itinerary

Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers

Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned



Cancellation policy


Free cancellation 30 days before tour starts.

20% cancellation fee 15 -29 days before tour starts

50% cancellation fee 7-14 days.

70% cancellation fee 3-6 days

Full cancellation fee for less than 2 days before the tour starts


Phone


Cindy:181 8143 1009

Alice: 151 9802 8734

Cherry: 135 5008 4402


Wechat ID: 151 9802 8734 or cindytrust

Email:[email protected]

www.chinaadventure.org

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This splendid trip will take you to ancient Silk Road Path to feel the wisdom and treasures left by Chinese ancestors in the past. We will deeply explore the ancient profound history and culture, to see the grand influence of Buddhism in ancient China. During this trip, we will deeply explore the UNESCO Mogao Grottoes, splendid Danxia Landform, as well as the mysterious Crescent Lake surrounded by desert. 


You will discover a fascinating landscape of Northwest China with our 8-days itinerary. We use most of the 8 days, not a minute was wasted.We will also visit local Tibetan Nomad family at Qinghai lake side.


Tour Summary


Date

Route

Hotel

Day 1

Xining Arrival

Xining

Day 2

Xining-Chaka Lake

Chaka

Day 3

Chaka-Qinghai Lake-

Xining-Zhangye

Zhangye

Day 4

Zhangye

Zhangye

Day 5

Zhangye-

Jiayuguan

Jiayuguan

Day 6

Jiayuguan-

Dunhuang

Dunhuang

Day 7

Dunhuang

Dunhuang

Day 8

Dunhuang 

Departure

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Date
Price
Single room supplements
Jun 26-Jul 3
CNY 6900/Pax
CNY 960/Pax
Jul 16-23
CNY 7200/Pax
CNY 1490/PAX
Jul 23-30
CNY 7200/PaxCNY 1490/PAX
Jul 30-Aug6
CNY 7200/PaxCNY 1490/PAX


Tour details


D1 Arrive Xining

Arrive at around noon and we will meet you at the airport exit with a welcome board. Afterwards we will take you to visit the famous Ta'er Monastery (Kumbum Monastery), the most populous monks outside of Tibet. 


You will stay at Thangka Sunning Terrace that is one of a good place to view the monastery and surrounding scenery. Inside the monastery, apart from magnificent Buddha stupas and wall paintings, prayer wheels are also the must-see spot. The whole monastery is surrounded by wheels, walk along the corridor, rotate the wheels and pray for chasing away the troubles.



D2 Xining-Chaka Lake


After a nice breakfast at the hotel. We will begin our wonderful day by driving toward Chaka Salt lake, on the way we shall see the the magnificent scenery of Qinghai Lake, which is the largest inland salt water lake in China. We will stop at  Yueque Pasture land to view Qinghai lakehere you can walk into the lakeshore of Qinghaile lake, we will visit local Tibetan Family -Nomads familywhere they will provide their traditional Tibetan food of Tsangpa and Tibetan Wine. You can also dress into Tibetan Uniform to take picture with traditional Tibetan Costume on.  


It is no exaggeration to say that Qinghai Lake is a miracle that is endowed by a deity. Outside, He encircled the lake with four continuous mountains and extends broad grassland at the foot of them.  Our main place today would be  Chaka salt lake.


D3 Chaka-Qinghai Lake-Xining-Zhangye

Chaka Salt Lake is the largest saline in Qinghai Province, Chaka Salt Lake means"the sea of salt"  in Mongolian. It lies in the centre of QaidamBasin, which was nominated by the national tourist geography magazine as one ofthe 55 places to go. The sunlight can reflect all images above the lake intothe lake just like huge mirror, so you can not really tell where you are placedin .  After a great at Chaka Salt lakeand we will drive back to Xining to catch the train to Zhangye.  We will spend our night in Zhangye

D4 Zhangye Sightseeing of Rain bow mountain and Mati Temple

We will take early bullet train from Lanzhou to Zhangye, ( recommendtrain schedule D2741 7:04- 10:22). Upon arrival, we will transfer you toZhangye Rainbow Mountain, sightseeing there around 2- 3hrs, After Zhangye visitand Lunch break , we will visit ,Mati temple.

The rainbow mountain located in Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, themost typical arid area of northern China. Ribbons of reds, oranges and yellowsslice through the rock, to create a rainbow vista contained only by thecontours of the jagged mountain peaks. Many people also call it "RainbowMountain".

Mati Temple is located at the foot of Linsong Mountain, which is about 80 km awayfrom the South Yugur Minority Autonomous County of Gansu Province. The templewas built in the Jin Dynasty.

 

Mati Temple has gathered the culture, the landscape,and the religious together. A series of horse shoe prints are visible there. Itis said that several horses left their footprints there when drinking water. Asa result, the temple was named for the horseshoe prints, which are the treasureof the temple.

 

D5 Zhangye -Jiayuguan (230km, 2.5hrs driving)

After breakfast, we will visit Pingshan Canyon, its a another nature wonder of Danxia Landforms, created by thousands of year transformations of the geographic changes.  It located about 60km away from Zhangye, also you need to take the shuttle bus to sightseeing the whole Canyon.  It reputed for unique forms of Danxia landforms and main color  would be red. 

 

After Pingshan Canyon, we will visit the Largest Horse Racing in Northwest China:  Shandan Horse Breeding Centre,  it is also the biggest Breeding Horse centre in China.  After this great day, we will drive to Jiayuguan. Tonight we will overnight at Jiayuguan



D6 Jiayuguan sightseeing  and drive to Dunhuang


Today, we shall visit the Jiayuguan Pass and ancient city wall. This Ming Dynasty fort guards the strategic Jiayuguan pass, at the western end of the Great Wall  this was the last section built by the Ming Dynasty. You will explore the Great Wall Museum, which was opened to the public in October 1989 and it is the first one to exhibit the Great Wall culture in a comprehensive and systematic way.  Afterwards, we will drive all the way to the next stop Dunhuang.



D7 Dunhuang sightseeing(BD)


After breakfast, we will visit Mogao grottes, one of world great heritage. This UNESCO World Heritage site is one of the great artistic and religious wonders of the world and it is famous for its exquisite murals and various sculptures inside the caves, which was built in different dynasties, spanning 1,000 years of Buddhist art. In the afternoon, we will visit the echoing sand & Crescent lake , we will provide fun games for you at the desert including : Sand sliding, Motorcycling  and  Bone fire with barbecue at the night if you are not interested in barbed , we can also choose lamb hotpot


PS: its possible to camp at the Echoing Sand mountain campsite, however the accommodation condition is quite poor, if you do not mind poor accommodation condition, you can try this option. But if you want to sleep well and nice, then camping at the dersert might not be a good option for you.


Overnight in Dunhuang


D8 Dunhuang Depature (B)


Today, we will see you off in the airport or train station and wish you happy safe journey back home. Welcome to trave with us again for your next adventure


Service Includes 

1. Private transportation throughout the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.


2. Comfortable 4 Star hotel on shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.


3.All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary.


4. 2nd class express train listed in the itinerary from Xining to Zhangye.


5. Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides.


6.Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.


7. Travel and health insurance when travel with us.


8.  A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.


9. Sand sliding , Motor Cycling  and Buffet Dinner  costat the night of Dunhuang as mentioned in the itinerary.


10.   Traditional Costuming Photo experience, Local Tibetan Family at Yueque pasterland of Qinghai lake cost included.


11.    2nd class bullet train from Lanzhou to Zhangye.


12.   Trravel casualty insurancr

 

Service Excludes

Single room supplements 

Any flight tickets.

Meals not specified in the itinerary

Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers

Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned



Cancellation policy


Free cancellation 30 days before tour starts.

20% cancellation fee 15 -29 days before tour starts

50% cancellation fee 7-14 days.

70% cancellation fee 3-6 days

Full cancellation fee for less than 2 days before the tour starts


Phone


Cindy:181 8143 1009

Alice: 151 9802 8734

Cherry: 135 5008 4402


Wechat ID: 151 9802 8734 or cindytrust

Email:[email protected]

www.chinaadventure.org

Get your trip planned now

Follow us

Travel with Chinaadventure, your reliable travel partner!


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