Day 01: Xian
Upon arrival in Xian, our local guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel.
Day 02: Xian
Enjoy a magnificent day of sightseeing what has been called the 8th Wonder of the World-the Terracotta Soldiers Museum and the Bell Tower, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
Day 03: Xian - Urumqi
Morning visit the Ancient City Wall in Xian and fly to Urumqi in the afternoon.
Day 04: Urumqi
In the morning, you will be taken to Nanshan Pasture. On the way, you will enjoy a visit to a typical Chinese village and meet the local people.
Day 05: Urumqi - Turpan
With 2 hours' driving you will be driven to Turpan and visit the Karez Irrigation Site.
Day 06: Turpan - Dun Huang
To avoid being out at the hot midday, you will be start the tour at the crack of dawn. First stop is Gaochang Ruins, then the Flaming Mountains and the Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves. Lunch today is at the Grape Valley. Take an overnight soft sleeper train to Dun Huang.
Day 07: Dun Huang
Visit the Mogao Caves and take a short camel-riding along the Echoing-Sand Dune to reach the Crescent Lake.
Day 08: Dun Huang - Beijing
Enjoy free time in the morning. Fly back to Beijing in the afternoon.