12-Day Shanghai, Xian and Beijing with Essentials of the Silk Road

12-Day Shanghai, Xian and Beijing with Essentials of the Silk Road

This itinerary combines the most well-known cities in China and the most beautiful part of the Silk Road. It is also the itinerary that shows the big contrast of the East and West parts of China including the landscape, culture and food. You can enter China from either Shanghai or Beijing and exit via the other.

xian
beijing
shanghai
Dunhuang
Jiayuguan
12 days
Family
Active
classic
Getaways
History and culture
FROM $3500
per person

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Shanghai - No Meals

Flight TBA not included (flights are available from most major cities).

Airport to Hotel Transfer (Shanghai)

Day 2

Shanghai - Breakfast, Lunch

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Yu Garden, Yu Garden Bazaar, Zhujiajiao Water Town, Shanghai “ERA” Acrobatics Show

Day 3

Shanghai to Xian - Breakfast, Lunch

Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai’s Jewish District, Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum

Flight HU7646, 17:45-20:35

You will visit the following attractions today and then transferred to the airport for your flight to Xi’an. After your arrival at the Xi’an Airport, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Day 4

Xian - Breakfast, Lunch

Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Xian City Wall

Day 5

Xian to Jiayuguan - Breakfast, Lunch

Great Mosque Xian, Han Yangling Mausoleum

Flight MU2106, 16:00-18:00

You will visit the following attractions in Xi’an and then you will be transferred to the Xi’an Airport for your flight to Jiayuguan. After your arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Day 6

Jiayuguan to Dunhuang - Breakfast, Lunch

Jiayuguan Fortress, Jiayuguan Overhanging Great Wall, Wei and Jin Dynasty Tombs

400 km and 4 hours Transportation time.

You will visit the following attractions in Jiayuaguan in the morning and then drive 4 hours to Dunhuang. After arriving in Dunhuang, you will be transferred directly to your hotel for check-in.

Day 7

Dunhuang - Breakfast, Lunch

Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake, Camel Treking on Mingsha Sand Dunes (Sunset)

Day 8

Dunhuang to Beijing - Breakfast, Lunch

Han Dynasty Great Wall, Yumenguan Pass
You will visit the following attractions and then transferred to the airport for your flight to Beijing. The plane will stop in Xi’an for an hour before continuing to Beijing.

Day 9

Beijing - Breakfast, Lunch

Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, Temple of Heaven, Dadong Duck Restaurant

Due to the late arrival the previous day, you will have a later departure time today to relax before visiting the following attractions.

Day 10

Beijing - Breakfast, Lunch

Jinshanling Great Wall

Today you will do some hiking at the Jinshanling Great Wall, which is the least restored and less touristy part of the Great Wall in Beijing. It takes about 2 hours (130 km) to Jinshanling from the city.

Day 11

Beijing - Breakfast, Lunch

Beijing Drum Tower and Bell Tower, Lama Temple, Summer Palace,

Day 12

Depart Beijing - Breakfast, Lunch

Flight TBA not included (flights are available from most major cities).

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to your next destination.

Service End

PRIVATE TOUR

Departure dates

any day

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Tour code

UCT-12D-SH-XA-BJ-SILKROAD

Tour packages prices

Comfort

$3500

per person

Central Hotel Shanghai

555 Jiujiang Rd, Shanghai

Grand Mercure Xian

No.319 Dongxin Street, Xincheng District, Xi’an 710004, China

Holiday Plaza Hotel Jiayuguan

No 1799, Wen Hua Nan Lu, Jiayuguan China

Grand Soluxe Hotel Dunhuang

No.1339 Yangguan Middle Road, Jiuquan, Gansu‬‬‬‬

Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing

97 Jinbao Street, Dongcheng District Beijing 100005, P. R. C. China

Deluxe

$4000

per person

Les Suites Orient Bund Shanghai

1, east jinling road, shanghai 200002, China

The Westing Xian

66 Ci En Road,Qu Jiang New DistrictXian,Shaanxi 710061, China

Holiday Plaza Hotel Jiayuguan

No 1799, Wen Hua Nan Lu, Jiayuguan China

Grand Soluxe Hotel Dunhuang

No.1339 Yangguan Middle Road, Jiuquan, Gansu‬‬‬‬

Regent Beijing

99 Jinbao Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100005, China

Boutique

$4700

per person

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

No.2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Road, Huang Pu District, Shanghai 200002, P.R. China

Sofitel Legend Peoples Grand Hotel Xian

319 Dong Xin Street 710004 – XIAN CHINA

Holiday Plaza Hotel Jiayuguan

No 1799, Wen Hua Nan Lu, Jiayuguan China

Grand Soluxe Hotel Dunhuang

No.1339 Yangguan Middle Road, Jiuquan, Gansu‬‬‬‬

The Opposite House

Building 1, Taikoo Li Sanlitun North No 11 Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

Land Tour

All entrance fees, private vehicule with drivers, lunches and privates guides

Hotels

Twins or King Rooms with 2 Breakfasts taxes included.

Internal Flights / Train

All taxes, fuel charges inclued. 

Comfort 3500 USD per person

7000 USD for 2 person

Deluxe 4000 USD per person

8000 USD for 2 person

Boutique 4700 USD per person

9400 USD for 2 person

Additional Information

Cost includes

  1. Entrance Fees: to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary
  2. Meals: as specified in the itinerary. We provide food only and drinks are NOT included.
  3. Private Transfers: between airports, hotels and scenic spots by private air-conditioned vehicle. All our vehicles are less than 3 years old and licensed with the City Tourism Administration. Your comfort is our priority! The Vehicle we use will be air-conditioned and less than 3 years old. Bottled Water will be provided in the vehicles in all cities.
  4. Guide: an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, and will remain with you throughout your time there. A new guide and driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available..
  5. Hotels: fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds, with all of the tax and service charge included. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western and Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
  6. Service Charge & Government Taxes
  7. Arrangements: including planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Cost excludes

  1. International airfares or train tickets to enter or leave China.
  2. China Entry Visa Fees.
  3. Excess baggage charges: passengers are entitled to check in up to 20kg (44 Pounds) of hold baggage for economy class. The total weight of carry on baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm.
  4. Personal Expenses.
  5. Meals: any, which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  6. Gratuities to guide and driver

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