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Shanghai-Chengdu-Lanzhou-Urumqi 15-Day Tour

Shanghai-Chengdu-Lanzhou-Urumqi 15-Day Tour

Tour Code:GC-14

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Day 1 arrive in Shanghai

Place & Transport: Shanghai
Today's Activities: Arrive in Shanghai

Our guide will pick you up at Shanghai airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is on your own.


Day 2 shanghai one day tour

Place & Transport:  Shanghai
Today's Activities: Yu Garden- Jade Buddha Temple- Shanghai Museum- Nanjing Road and the Bund

Visit Yu Garden-one of the best Suzhou-style gardens in southern China. Then we will visit Jade Buddha Temple (famous Buddhist temple in downtown), and Shanghai Museum -known as the Museum of Ancient Chinese Art, where you will find more than 120,000 precious and rare works of art. Visit Nanjing Road and the Bund-famous waterfront with art-like buildings in China, the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. Transfer you back to hotel after the whole day tour.

Day 3 Shanghai flight to Chengdu

Place & Transport: Shanghai flight to Chengdu
Today's Activities: Shanghai-Chengdu

Take a flight from Shanghai to Chengdu. Check in your hotel and relax in the rest of the day.


Day 4 chengdu one day tour

Place & Transport: Chengdu
Today's Activities: Chengdu sight seeing

After breakfast, our guide will take you to visit Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Base where you can have a close touch with China's national treasue-Panda. After lunch, visit the Sanxingdui Museum, learn the ancient Shu history.

Day 5 around Chengdu one day tour

Place & Transport: Chengdu around
Today's Activities: Chengdu-Leshan-Chengdu

Our guide will pick you from your hotel and then drive to Leshan Grand Buddha. The Buddha is 92m hight, is known as the biggest buddha in the world. Around 16:00pm, drive back to Chengdu.

Day 6 Chengdu flight to Lanzhou

Place & Transport: Chengdu flight to Lanzhou
Today's Activities: Chengdu-Lanzhou

Take a flight to Lanzhou and have a rest in your hotel.

Day 7 Lanzhou- Jiayuguan

Place & Transport: Lanzhou-Jiayuguan
Today's Activities: Lanzhou one day tour and then to Jiayuguan

After breakfast, visit the Statue of Mother Huanghe, the first bridge on Huanghe River-Zhongshan Bridge and have local snack on Lanzhou Snack Street. At last, take a train to Jiayuguan in the evening.

Day 8 Jiayuguan- Dunhuang

Place & Transport: Jiayuguan- Dunhuang                                
Today's Activities: Jiayuguan Fort- bus to Dunhuang

Arrive in Jiayuguan in the morning,  visit Jiayuguan Fort. This fort was christened the "Impregnable Defile Under Heaven" in China. After lunch, bus to Dunhuang, you could enjoy the beautiful gobi scenery on the way.

Day 9 Dunhuang-Turpan

Place & Transport: Dunhuang-Turpan
Today's Activities: Mogao Caves-Mingsha Shan-Crescent Moon Lake- train to Turpan

Visit the Mogao Caves, one of the greatest repositories of buddhist art in the world. And then, visit Mingsha Shan and Crescent Moon Lake. In the evening, take a train to Turpan.

Day 10 Turpan-Urumqi

Place & Transport: Turpan-Urumqi
Today's Activities: the Jiaohe Ruins- Flaming Mountains- Grape Valley-Urumqi

After breakfast, visit Jiaohe Ruins,one of the world's largest, oldest, and best preserved ancient cities. Flaming Moutains whose midday appearance is aptly compared to multicoloured tongues of fire. Then  go to Grape Valley for lunch. Before we drive to Urumqi, we will visit Karez-a kind of local ancient irrigation in Xinjiang.

Day 11 Urumqi-Tianchi

Place & Transport: Urumqi-Tianchi
Today's Activities: Tianchi

Day tour to Tianchi. Tianchi means Heaven Lake, it is two thousand metres up in the Tian Shan Mountain range. There are many Chinese mythes about this lake. Back to Urumqi in the afternoon, visit Erdaoqiao international bazaar.

Day 12 Urumqi flight to Beijing

Place & Transport: Urumqi flight to Beijing
Today's Activities: Arrive in Beijing and check in your hotel

Flight to Beijing. Our guide will pick you up at Beijing airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is on your own to explore the capital city of China.

Day 13 Beijing one day tour

Place & Transport: Beijing
Today's Activities: the Tiananmen Square- the Forbidden City- the Temple of Heaven 

Today's delightful highlights cover the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. You will be suggested to have Beijing Roasted Duck for dinner at a famous restaurant, followed by a lively Peking Opera performance at the Liyuan Theatre.

Day 14 Beijing one day tour

Place & Transport: Beijing
Today's Activities: Badaling Great Wall-Sacred Way Ming Tomb-Olympic Stadium

There is an old saying: "He who has not climbed the Great Wall is not a true man", so today we will visit the Badaling Great Wall. After lunch visit the Sacred Way and the Ming Tomb. On the way back, we can overlook both the National Stadium - the " bird Nest" and National Aquatics Center - the Water Cube.

Day 15 Exit Beijing

Place & Transport: Exit
Today's Activities: Fly out of Beijing

Our guide will transfer you to Beijing airport based on your time. End the trip.

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