|PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON|
|01||KL > XIAN||AK||1815||2315|
|02||XIAN > JIAYUGUAN||MU||1010||1220|
|09||URUMUQI > XIAN||CZ||1255||1605|
|10||XIAN > KL||AK||0015||0515|
|XIAN||Shaanxi Aviation Hotel / City Hotel Xian or similar ***|
|JIAYUGUAN||Changcheng Hotel or similar ***|
|DUNHUANG||Jin Ye Hotel or similar ***|
|TURPAN||Sun Holiday Hotel or similar ***|
|URUMUQI||Luxemon Xinjiang Yindu Hotel or similar ***|
- Accommodation for 8 nights
- One mineral bottle per pax per day
- Halal Meals
- Private A/C transportation
- All entrance fees of sightseeing places as mentioned in the itinerary
- English tour guide
- Bullet train ticket from Dunhuang to Turpan (2nd class seat)
- Domestic flight from Xian to Jiayuguan
- Domestic flight from Urumqi to Xian
- Travel insurance
- Visa fees
- Optional tour
- Personal expenses
- Peak period / festive season surcharge
- Excess baggage fees
- Other items not mentioned in this program
DAY 01 : Meals On Board
KUALA LUMPUR > XIAN
Arrive in Xian. As one of the oldest cities in the world, Xian is enriched with glorious history and culture. Not only the birthplace of China. It is also the origin of human civilianization in Asia and the center of prehistoric period. Upon arrival, greeted by local representative and transferred to your hotel in Xian. Overnight in Xian.
DAY 02 : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
XIAN > JIAYUGUAN
After breakfast, depart to Jiayuguan by China Eastern Airlines. Visit the Jiayuguan Pass (battery-operated car ride included) – is the first pass at the west end of the Great Wall of China, near the city of Jiayuguan in Gansu province. Along with Juyong Pass and Shanhai Pass, it is one of the main passes of the Great Wall. Overnight in Jiayuguan.
DAY 03 : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
JIAYUGUAN > DUNHUANG
After breakfast, drive to Dunhuang by coach and transfer to the hotel. Dunhuang is a city in Western China – a major stop on the ancient silk road. In the rest day, visit the Singing Sand Mountain and Crescent Lake (Yueya Quan) – The water in the lake is so pure and sweet that it looks like an emerald set in the sand. Many of the visitors who have made their way down the mountain like to drink from the lake. According to historical record, the lake has been in existence for hundreds of years without ever being buried by the sand; it is really a geological wonder, Dunhuang Mosque – originally built in the Ming Dynasty and rebuilt in 1917, Shazhou Night Market – one of the most interesting night markets in China. With the improvement of the essential services, a fast growing number of tourists take it as a must-go in culture-prosperous Dunhuang. Overnight in Dunhuang.
DAY 04 : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
DUNHUANG > TURPAN
After breakfast, visit Dunhuang Movie & Film Ancient City – also known as Modeled Shazhou Town of Song Dynasty (960-1279), is about 25 kilometers southwest of Dunhuang City. The town, covering an area of 12,700 square meters (3.1 acres) was originally designed for the setting of the historical film Dunhuang in 1987. The film was made in cooperation with Japan and the set reproduced the layout and construction on a part of the famous scroll painting Qingming Shanghe Tu (The Outing at Bian River on Qingming Festival). Lunch. Then, transfer to Turpan by bullet train. Upon arrival in Turpan, greeted and transferred to hotel in Turpan. Free and Easy. Overnight in Turpan.
DAY 05 : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
TURPAN > URUMUQI
After breakfast, drive to visit the Karez Channels, the Grape Valley and Uyghur Family, the Suleiman’s Minaret (aka Sugong Pagoda), and lastly, pass through the legendary Flaming Mountain. Karez Channels is one of China’s three greatest feats of ancient engineering, along with the Great Wall and the Grand during the Han Dynasty and as the Silk Road developed, methods of construction found their way to Central Asia and Persia. Astana Tombs is a large site 37 km southeast of present-day Turpan. It served mainly as the cemetery for the descendents of Chinese settlers in Gaochang from the 4th century to the first half of the 8th century. Grape valley, lying on the western slopes of the Flaming Mountains in Turpan Depression, one can see nothing but glowing barren red sand. Only the Grape Valley, presenting a world of unique beauty, is a striking contrast with the hot, dry and barren outside. Sugong Pagoda, a stone tablet at its entrance cites the reason for the pagoda’s construction in Wei and Han characters. Flaming Mountain is a barren, eroded, red sandstone mountain. The erosion of the sandstone rock has given the mountain an appearance of being on fire. Then, drive to Urumuqi. Overnight in Urumqi.
DAY 06 : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
URUMUQI CITY TOUR
After breakfast, morning visit the Heavenly Lake, 120 km northeast of Urumqi and 1980 m above sea level. As one of the tourist attractions in China, the lake is a famous summer resort surrounded by snow peaks, pines and grassland. Boat ride on the lake makes you feel refreshing. (Battery-operated car ride included). Visit and shopping at Jade Shop & Grand Bazaar. Overnight in Urumuqi.
DAY 07 : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
URUMUQI > XIAN
After breakfast at the hotel, visit Mountain Nan Pasture. Mountain Nan Pasture is located on Kelawucheng Mountain, a branch of north Heavenly Mountain to the south of Urumqi City, Mount Nan Pasture is a great place for horse riding and relaxing in beautiful natural scenery. The landscape is spectacular indeed, with the mountain’s icy peaks reaching towards the clouds, crystal ice glaciers, winding mountains, steep cliffs, dense forests, verdant woods, running rivers and fresh, clean air, offering a unique retreat from scorching summer days. Then, lunch. After that, flight to Xian. Check in at the hotel. Visit Xian City Wall. Xian City Wall is the most complete city wall that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. Overnight in Xian.
DAY 08 : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
XIAN CITY TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Bell Tower – is a stately traditional building that marks the geographical center of the ancient capital. From this important landmark extend East, South, West and North Streets, connecting the Tower to the East, South, West and North Gates of the City Wall of the Ming Dynasty. Then, visit Xian Drum Tower – The Drum Tower is located northwest of the Bell Tower of Xian, across the Bell and Drum Tower Square. Both of them are called the ‘sister buildings’ or ‘morning bell and dark drum’. In ancient China, especially from the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), the drums were used to signal the running of time and on occasion were used as an alarm in emergency situations. After that, visit Great Mosque – one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China and its location is northwest of the Drum Tower (Gu Lou) on Huajue Lane. After the sightseeing in the city centre, shopping at Muslim Street. Overnight in Xian.
DAY 09 : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
XIAN > AIRPORT
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Visit Terracotta Warriors Museum – the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Then visit Tea House & Silk Factory. After that, transfer to airport.
DAY 10 : Meals On Board
ARRIVAL KUALA LUMPUR
Depart from Xian to Kuala Lumpur. Arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).