Silk Road Adventure by Shangri-La Express from Urumqi to Beijing

12-Day Urumqi, Turpan, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, Tianshui, Xian, Luoyang and Beijing Tour

Departure Date: Sep 13th(The quotation price is based on 4 people in one room. Single Occupancy is only for hotels. Single Occupancy on train is on request.)
A Silk Road adventure on the luxury Shangri-La Express - one of the finest train trips in the world. The scenery and the culture of the ancient route will be an unforgettable experience.
Tipping: A service fee of $120/CNY760 p/p must be paid for personal service on board the train.
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Tour DatesDestinationsTransportToday's ActivitiesMeals Included
Day1Arrive in UrumqiFlight not included, Flight No. TBAAirport Transfer (Urumqi) [detail]\
Day2Urumqi Heavenly Lake, Boat for Cruise on the Heavenly Lake, Night Activity, International Bazaar, The Xinjiang Museum, Jade Factory [detail]B,L,D
Day3Urumqi to Turpan to DunhuangTrain No. Shangri-La Express 02Hotel to bus station Transfer (Urumqi), Express bus station transfer (Turpan), The Flaming Mountain, The Karez Wells, The Ruins of the Ancient City of Jiaohe, Train station Transfer (Turpan) [detail]B,L,D
Day4Dunhuang Mogao caves, Dunhuang Night Market, Silk Road Lecture [detail]B,L,D
Day5Dunhuang to JiayuguanTrain No. Shangri-La Express 02The Singing Sand Mountains and Crescent Spring, Dunhuang Carpets Factory, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Dunhuang) [detail]B,L,D
Day6Jiayuguan to TianshuiTrain No. Shangri-La Express 02The Jiayuguan Pass(including Great Walls Museum), The Great Wall on the Cliff, Sunlight Cup Factory, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Jiayuguan) [detail]B,L,D
Day7Tianshui to XianTrain No. Shangri-La Express 02The Mount Maiji Grottoes [detail]B,L,D
Day8Xian Tang Imperial Banquet & Show, Ancient City Wall, Fountain Square of Wild Goose Pagoda [detail]B,L,D
Day9Xian to LuoyangTrain No. Shangri-La Express 02The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Huaqing Hot Springs, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Xian) [detail]B,L,D
Day10Luoyang to BeijingTrain No. Shangri-La Express 02Shaolin Temple and Pagoda Forest (including Shaolin Kungfu Show) [detail]B,L,D
Day11Beijing The Forbidden City, Hutong Tour in Xicheng District [detail]B,L,D
Day12Depart BeijingFlight not included, Flight No. TBAHotel to airport Transfer (Beijing) [detail]B
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Departure Dates and Prices
  1. Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 people per room with an extra bed. Some hotels will allow three adults and a small child.
  2. Tour price is for reference, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
  3. Prices are shown in US dollars per person are indicative prices only. The tour price will vary as the exchange rates changes. Click here to change prices to your Currency


The quotation price is based on 4 people in one room. Single Occupancy is only for hotels. Single Occupancy on train is on request.
Tipping: A service fee of $120/CNY760 p/p must be paid for personal service on board the train. The service fee should be paid to the guide at the commencement of the trip. The guide will ensure that the staff on board the train receive are paid.

Hotels We Arranged
UrumqiHoi Tak Hotel five star
DunhuangDunhuang Hotel four star
JiayuguanHolidays Plaza Hotel four star
XianSheraton Xian Hotel  five star
BeijingGreat Wall Sheraton Hotel Beijing five star
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Price Inclusions
  • Meals
  • Hotels
  • Shared Cars and Drivers
  • Shared English-speaking Guide
  • Flights & Transfers in China
  • Airport Taxes and Fuel Fees
  • Entrance Fees
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Luggage Transfers
Customers' Reviews

It is a great idea to get the services from China Highlights since China is a large country and is kind of difficult to do all traveling by yourself. Read more

Ivan Mar. 24, 2010

Our guides were very professional, flexible and we felt comfortable with all of them. Read more

James Mar. 23, 2010

The tour organisation was well done. Thanks for a great tour.  Read more

Robert Mar. 19, 2010