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As the world oldest trade route, the Silk Road is not only a road of business, but also a road of art and culture. Our private China Silk Road tours offer an easy and flexible pace tailored for everyone to experience the history, culture relics, ethnic minorities, landscape, and local interaction along the great Silk Road. With our local tour guides and exclusive arrangement, you will touch the heartbeat under the ground of the Silk Road.
Here are some inspirations for you to have a general ideas about the Silk Road in China. Contact us if you have any questions about the Silk Road Tour.
Jiaohe Ancient City—Turpan
Karakuli Lake-- Kashgar
The following routes are examples to help you tailor your own Silk Road tour. Remember all these Tibet tour packages can be changed according to your needs.
Xian- Zhangye- Dunhuang- Turpan- Urumqi- Kashgar
From the eastern end to the western end of the Silk Road in China, this tour offers you landscapes, culture, and interaction with the locals.
Beijing- Xian- Dunhuang- Turpan- Urumqi- Shanghai
Silk Road connected with Beijing and Shanghai, this tour is best for people who come to China for the first time.
Lanzhou- Xiahe- Zhangye- Dunhuang- Turpan- Urumqi
There are many ethnic minorities live along the Silk Road. In this tour you will experience Tibetan and Uyghur culture.
Dunhuang In-depth Culture and Landscape Experience
This exclusive tour provides multidimensional experience of the history and culture of Dunhuang and Mogao Caves.
Zhangye and Dunhuang Tailor-made Photography Tour
In this photography tour you will have sufficient time to take photos of the Zhangye Rainbow Mountains, Yadan landscapes, desert wonders and cultural relics.
Uyghur Culture and Religion
This tour includes the most highlight parts of Xinjiang, and you will have a chance to enjoy marvelous landscape and local interaction.
Let the world’s unique train – China Orient Express (also known as the Shangri-La Express) – take you to the Silk Road, which dates back to over 1,000 years, so that you can explore the best attractions of the ancient Silk Road in 2019!
China Orient Express
This tour connects the most highlight points on the Silk Road. From Xian to Urumqi, you will enjoy luxury train travel and intimate services.
Tibet and Silk Road
This tour included Tibet and the Qinghai-Tibet railway- the highest railway in the world. Connected with the Silk Road, you will enjoy the stunning scenery andcustoms.
Highlights along the Silk Road route are listed as below. Please inquire if you have any questions and our professtional travel consultant will reply within 1 working day.
The best time to travel is from May to October. Weather conditions are pleasant from late spring to early autumn, with an average temperature of 15 °C. Although summer weather can be scorching, the heat is dry and more comfortable than in the humid tropics. The scenery is ideal when the fruits ripen, the flowers are in full bloom, and green grass covers grassland areas.
Bring warm clothing even in the hot summer, as the temperature can change greatly between day and night in some places along the route.
Bring shoes suitable for walking.
Use sunscreen, sunglasses, and lip creams to protect your eyes and skin from the sun. Also consider bringing a moisturizer because the air is very dry in the desert areas.
Bring some medicine for diarrhea and heat stroke.
When visiting religious sites such as mosques, women should wear long–sleeve clothes. At certain times women are not allowed to enter mosques. Taking photos at some attractions is forbidden; please follow your tour guide's lead. When you shop at the market, bargaining is taboo if you do not intend to make the purchase.