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Silk Road Adventures on the China Orient Express (Group Tour)

10 Days Ultimate Cultural Experience via Rail: Xi'an- Tianshui- Jiayuguan- Dunhuang- Turpan- Urumqi
From US$2799 p/p

Based on twin share cabin on China Orient Express and twin share hotel rooms

Itinerary Details

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, to explore the best attractions of the ancient Silk Road in 2019!

With its fabulous design and the intimate services offered on China Orient Express, as well as the various haunting sights along the Silk Road, we promise that you'll be dazzled.

Route B (May 30- June 7, September 7–16, 2019): Xi'an – Tianshui – Jiayuguan – Dunhuang – Turpan – Urumqi
Route A (September 2–11, 2019): Urumqi – Turpan – Dunhuang – Jiayuguan – Tianshui – Xi'an

Below is the itinerary for Route B — if you want to do it in reverse, please choose Route A.

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Day 1Arrive in Xi'an

Upon your arrival in Xi’an, your guide will greet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Xi’an is a city with over 3,000 years of history and it is also the starting point of the ancient Silk Road.

We offer our guests a first-class customer service, a romantic exploration of the most remarkable Chinese sites, and a constantly changing room with a view.

You can expect welcoming cabins, fine dining, and elegant surroundings no matter which remote corner of China you choose to explore.

Grand Melia Xian or same class (5 stars)

Restaurant car on China Orient Express Restaurant car on China Orient Express
Twin share cabin on China Orient Express Twin share cabin on China Orient Express
Day 2Meet the Eighth Wonder of the World: the Terracotta Army
Day 3See the Beauty of the Ancient Capital of China
Day 4See the Mysterious Maijishan Grottoes
Day 5Explore the Western End of the Great Wall
Day 6Discover the Beautiful Desert Oasis
Day 7Visit the World Cultural Heritage Site: the Mogao Caves
Day 8Arrive in the 6,000-Year-Old City in the Hottest Place in China
Day 9Explore Heavenly Lake and a Graceful Prairie City
Day 10Time to Say Goodbye to Your Unforgettable Silk Road Trip

Price Inclusion

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Coach tour with an English-speaking guide service; approximately 25 travelers per group
  • Hotel and onboard accommodation
  • Route guide, itinerary, and information pack
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily; drinks with meals onboard
  • Onboard service
  • Onboard doctor and medical facilities
  • 24-hour service attendant

Trip Notes

1. This is a group tour, with about 25 travelers per group.

2. Prices are subject to change without any further notice.

3.Gratuities are not included. The current rate for all services is 150 USD per person.

4. Accommodation and tour itineraries are subject to change at any time due to circumstances beyond our control.

5. We reserve the right to distribute passengers who are sharing cabins.

6. Children under 11 years old will be credited the difference on hotel room costs.

Cancellation Policy

A non-refundable 10% deposit per person is required at the time of booking.

A cancelation received 45 days prior to the group departure will result in the forfeit of 25% of the land costs and the deposit.

A cancelation received from 44 to 30 days before the group departure will result in the forfeit of 90% of the land costs and the deposit.

A cancelation received within 30 days before the group departure (including “no shows”) will result in the forfeit of 100% of the land costs and the deposit.

After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your unwillingness/inability to participate, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.