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Hexi Corridor, Not only a Segment of the Silk Road

Hexi Corridor, Not only a Segment of the Silk Road - 7 Days

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Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiuquan - Dunhuang
This journey features in discovering destinations of mystery Silk Road. It offers you a chance to see great wonders of grottoes in China, Dunhuang Mogao Grettoes and Lanzhou Binglingsi Grottoes. Enjoy taking camels ride into Singing Sand Dunes, appreciating the beauty of the Danxia Landform, and visiting Jiayuguan Pass, the western end of the Great Wall.

Day 1 Lanzhou

Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your guide and transferred to the hotel.
If time permits, commences a brief city tour including Yellow River Scenic Zone and Gansu Provincial Museum.

Day 2 Lanzhou

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full day excursion to Binglingsi Grottoes. It is about 75km from Lanzhou, where you are going to take a boat trip and enjoy the ancient Buddhist statues in the peaceful valley.

Day 3 Lanzhou - Wuwei - Zhangye (by automobile)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overland transfer to Wuwei, pause for lunch and a brief tour at Confucius Temple, continue on the journey to Zhangye. View the stunning Danxia Landform at sunset.

Day 4 Zhangye - Jiuquan (by automobile)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the morning pay a visit to the Giant Buddha Temple, the largest architectural relic in Gansu Province of the Western Xia (1038-1227) period. Then set off on a trip to Mati Grottoes and enjoy your lunch in the yurt of minority Yugur, after sightseeing drive to Jiuquan.

Day 5 Jiuquan - Dunhuang(by automobile)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your trip begins with Jiayuguan Pass and the Hanging Great Wall, head for Dunhuang and take an afternoon camel safari into the sand dune and see the natural wonders, the Crescent Moon Lake in the Singing Sand Dunes.

Day 6 Dunhuang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is primarily devoted to tour the Mogao Grottoes (UNECO). It is the world's most important site of ancient Buddhist Culture. Then drive through Gobi desert to the ancient Yumen Pass (Jade Gate Pass) and visit the mysterious Danxia Landform named Ghost City.

Day 7 Dunhuang

Meals: Breakfast

Pay a visit to Dunhuang Museum if time is available before departure transfer to the airport.
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