• 6 Days Silk Road Express - Highpoints of the Ancient Trade Route

    The very mention of the Silk Road evokes a sense of romance and remoteness. 2 highlights along this ancient trade route are Turpan, a desert oasis with flaming mountain, grape valleys and archaeological sites, and Tianshan, with snow-capped mountains, pine forest and meadows.
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6 days
From S$ 2,730/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Singapore / Chengdu / Urumqi
    Fly Singapore / Chengdu MI 934 1040/1515 – Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat
      Or CA 404 0720/1140 – Daily
    Fly Chengdu / Urumqi HU 7368 1730/2100 – Daily

    Upon arrival, met and be transferred to your hotel.

  • Day 02 - Urumqi / Turpan

    Visit the excellent Xinjiang Regional Museum which has strong ethnic features.

    After lunch, drive about 3 hours to Turpan, an oasis town 154 meters below sea level, with its bazaar, old town and mosques.

    Late in the afternoon, visit the Jiaohe Ruins with a history of over 2500 years.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 03 - Turpan

    Today, we spend a full day exploring the area outside Turpan. You start with the Emin Minaret and the Karez underground irrigation system.

    After lunch, visit the Bezeklik Caves, the ruins of Gao Chang, and the Grape Valley.

    Enjoy special dinner with local flavor under the grape trees in a farm house.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 04 - Turpan / Heavenly Lake / Urumqi

    Drive 3 hours to the ravishing alpine landscapes around Tian Chi (Heavenly Lake). Spend the afternoon with the nomads and drink tea in a Kazak felt yurt.

    Stay in yurt by the lake for the adventurous or return to Urumqi for the night.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 05 - (Heavenly Lake )/ Urumqi

    For those who overnight in Heavenly Lake, spend the day hiking and return to Urumqi late afternoon. You may choose to return to Urumqi earlier and spend the afternoon shopping in the International Great Bazaar.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 06 - Urumqi / Chengdu / Singapore

    Transfer to the airport for flight.

    Fly Urumqi / Chengdu CZ 6941 0925/1235 – Daily
      Chengdu / Singapore MI 933 1605/2110 – Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat
      Or MI 935 1745/2300 – Sun
    Or Urumqi / Chendgu CA 4152 1215/1530
      Chengdu / Singapore CA 403 2000/0040+1 – Daily

    Meals included: Breakfast

     

    Extensions: 3 Days Xian

    Xian is the start point of the ancient Silk Road, for those how never been to Xian, you can start your Silk Road trip with two days Xian tour:

    Day 01 - Singapore / Chengdu / Xian

    Fly Singapore / Chengdu MI 934 1040/1515 (every Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat)
      Or MI 936 1220/1655 (every Sun)
      Or CA 404 0720/1140 – Daily

    Upon arrival, connect flight

    Fly Chengdu / Xian MU 2344 2145/2255
      Or CA 4201 1450/1555

    Upon arrival, be met and be transferred to your hotel.


    Day 02 - Xian

    Today, visit one of the greatest sights of China - the Terra Cotta Warriors. After lunch, we visit the Big Goose Pagoda and the excellent Provincial History Museum.

    This evening, be treated to the spectacular Tang dynasty show with dinner.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Day 03 - Xian / Urumqi

    Spend the morning on the old City Wall (biking on the wall if you like) before exploring the winding alleys of the Muslim Quarter with its unique Great Mosque.

    Transfer to the airport for flight.

    Fly Xian / Urumqi CZ 6960 1910/2210 – Daily

    Continue with Day 01 as above.

 

 

 

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