Sincere greetings & airport-hotel transfer.
Tiananmen Square: Tiananmen is one of the symbols of China. It has been listed by UNESCO among world heritage’. It is the main gate of the Imperial Palace. It is a key historic site under national protection, and a national patriotic education base.
Forbidden City: regarded as a must-see spot for travelers, is a magnificent and awe-inspiring sight. For almost five centuries, it served as the home of 24 Emperors and their households, and the ceremonial and political center of the Chinese imperial government.
A la carte lunch.
Temple of Heaven: The Temple of Tiantan was originally constructed in the eighteenth year of Yong Le (1420), Ming Dynasty, but was given its current name during the reign of Ming Emperor JiaJing (reign: 1522-1567), who built separate complexes for the earth, sun and moon.
Badaling Great Wall: The Great Wall is a must for a China tour, while Badaling is a must for a Great Wall tour. Badaling Great Wall in Beijing is the best-preserved and most complete section among the various, hence the most popular, even among world leaders. You should visit it at least once in your life.
Sacred Way: The road leading to heaven. The Emperor, known as the Son of the Heaven, who came from Heaven to his country through the Sacred Way, also deservedly would return to Heaven through this road.
Bird’s Nest (drive by): It was designed as the main stadium of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The Olympic events of track and field, football, gavelock, weight throw and discus were held there.
Summer Palace: The largest and most complete existing royal garden, reputed as the royal garden museum.
Fly to Urumqi. Airport-hotel transfer.
Fly to Kashgar. Airport-hotel transfer.
Sunday Market: Just not the buy-it and bag-it variety. Shopping, like practically everything in Kashgar, is an ancient art form in which no transaction transpires quickly.
Id Kah Mosque: ‘Id Kah’ means ‘a place of praying and celebrating in festivals’. The Id Kah Mosque is located on the central square in Kashgar City, Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region. As the biggest mosque in China, it is a group of old Islamic constructions with strong ethnic style and religious features.
Old Street: The old town and narrow alleyways are pretty much only explorable on foot. Cross streets carefully in Kashgar as no pedestrian crossings are available.
Abakh Khoja Tomb: t served as the family, a famous Islamic missionary, the powerful ruler of Kashgar in the 17th century who was revered as a prophet and second only to Mohammed. It is said that Rong Fei Iparhan, a favorite Concubine of Emperor Qian Long, was buried here.
Fly to Urumqi. Land transfer from Urumqi Airport to Turpan.
Jiaohe Ruins: Big ancient ruined city in Xinjiang and one of the best preserved cities of its time in China.
Sugong Pagoda: Xinjiang’s largest ancient pagoda.
Baizikeli Thousand Buddha Cave: famous for ancient muralsWith with exsiting 60 caves, and over 40 caves have ancient murals of 1200 square meters.
Flaming Hill： the 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.
Karez Well: Turpan’s well system was crucial in Turpan’s development as an important oasis stopover on the ancient Silk Road skirting the barren and hostile Taklamakan Desert. Turpan owes its prosperity to the water provided by its karez well system.
High speed train to Dunhuang. Railway station-hotel transfer.
Mogao Grottoes: As an important strategic location on the Silk Road in the ancient times, the place Mogao Grottoes locates was not only a transfer station of east-west trade but also an intersection where oriental and western religions, cultures and knowledge met. Constructed on the bluff at the eastern foot of Mount Mingsha, Mogao Grottoes or Western Thousand Buddhas Caves, is among the Four Greatest Grottoes of China as well as the largest and most well-preserved treasure house of Buddhist culture and arts in the world.
Dunhuang Museum: The Dunhuang Museum reflects the flourishing social development and cultural exchange between China and the West during the time when Dunhuang was a major center along the Silk Road. A trip to the Dunhuang Museum will provide visitors with a greater understanding of the history and culture of the Chinese people and their ancient civilization.
Echoing-Sand Dune (camel-riding) and Crescent Lake:Mildred Cable and Francesca French visited the lake during their travels in the region, and recorded their impressions in their book The Gobi Desert, “All around us we saw tier on tier of lofty sand-hills, giving the lie to our quest, yet when, with a final desperate effort, we hoisted ourselves over the last ridge and looked down on what lay beyond, we saw the lake below, and its beauty was entrancing.
Fly to Xian. Airport-hotel transfer.
Terracotta Warriors: constructed to accompany the tomb of China’s First Emperor as an afterlife guard. It is considered one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, and one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century.
Shanxi History Museum: Shanxi History Museum is located in the northwest of the Xi’an Wild Goose Pagoda. It was built in 1983 and was open on June 20, 1991. Shaanxi History Museum is China’s first large-scale modern.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda：A well-preserved holy place for Buddhist with a history of over 1300 years. It is the landmark building of Xian, the key national cultural relics and AAAA attraction.
City Wall: The most intact ancient Chinese wall in existence. It encircles and protects the ancient part of Xian City. Xian was the capital of thirteen different Chinese dynasties, so the need for a defensive structure.
A local family visit, Home-cooked lunch.
Fly to Shanghai. Airport-hotel transfer.
Shanghai Museum: The scope, depth and quality of its collections, and the striking architecture and use of modern technology make the Shanghai Museum one of the most famous if not the most famous in China.
Yuyuan Garden: Yu Garden is composed of six scenic areas: Sansui Hall, Wanhua Chamber, Dianchun Hall, Huijing Hall, Yuhua Hall, and the Inner Garden.The highlights of the garden are: classical Chinese architecture, exquisite sculptures and carvings, and the busy Yuyuan bazaar.
A la carte lunch.
Huangpu River cruise: When cruising at night, you can enjoy the most extraordinary sights.
otel-airport transfer & see you off. A pleasant trip home!
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