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China Silk Road - World Expeditions
China Silk Road - World Expeditions
Starts
Beijing
+10 Destinations
Silk Road
Ends
Kashgar
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Highlights

Start in Beijing and end in Kashgar! With the discovery tour China Silk Road, you have a 17 day tour package taking you through Beijing, China and 9 other destinations in China. China Silk Road includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Sleeper Train
Transportation
Train & Rail, Jeep & 4WD, Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
Discovery
  • Andrew Cliffe's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.0 - Good

    Great itinerary! Tour Guide Jack (Shangra La) was great & cared about our group and made sure a horse was avail for one in our party that needed some help to the next peak. Beautiful Monastery, and Tiger Leaping Gorge was fantastic (need more than an hour... Read more

  • Alice Mitchinson's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Great itinerary with local guides who seemed to know everything about their cities and spoke good English. Perfect way to see the highlights of China!

  • Alarna Walker's review about another World Expeditions tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    We had wonderful guides throughout our trip both in nepal and Tibet. Our driver kept us safe and was always on time and wiĺling to accommodate our needs. From the moment we were picked up from the airport we were truly grateful to all the team of World... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Beijing
  2. Day 2: Visit Great Wall
  3. Day 3: Visit to The Forbidden City
  4. Day 4: At leisure in Beijing before train to Xi'an
  5. Day 5: In Xi'an
  6. Day 6: In Xi'an
  7. Day 7: Train to Lanzhou
  8. Day 8: Visit Bing Ling Temple, transfer to Xiahe
  9. Day 9: Labrang Monastery, return to Lanzhou and overnight train to Jiayuguan.
  10. Day 10: In Jiayuguan
  11. Day 11: To Dunhuang
  12. Day 12: Mogao Caves. Train to Turpan
  13. Day 13: In Turpan (or Tulufun)
  14. Day 14: Drive to Urumqi
  15. Day 15: Heaven's Lake. Evening flight to Kashgar
  16. Day 16: Markets in Kashgar
  17. Day 17: In Kashgar, trip concludes

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

Video

The Silk Road with World Expeditions and Maria Visconti

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  • Anna9th July 2018
    Good selection of different tours to different destinations available online. You can contact the tour operator directly for pertinent information regarding respective tours. Online chat available (with transcript) online. Knowledgeable agents ready to answer questions. Accumulate credits when you book and can spend them when booking another tour through Tourradar.

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China Silk Road

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  • Saturday
    Apr 6, 2019
    from Beijing
    17 Days
    Monday
    Apr 22, 2019
    to Kashgar
    10+ seats left
    $165
    USD $3,968
    Based on Twin Share
  • Saturday
    Apr 13, 2019
    from Beijing
    17 Days
    Monday
    Apr 29, 2019
    to Kashgar
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    $165
    USD $3,968
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    Apr 20, 2019
    from Beijing
    17 Days
    Monday
    May 6, 2019
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    $165
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    May 4, 2019
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    17 Days
    Monday
    May 20, 2019
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    $165
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    Aug 10, 2019
    from Beijing
    17 Days
    Monday
    Aug 26, 2019
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    $165
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    Aug 31, 2019
    from Beijing
    17 Days
    Monday
    Sep 16, 2019
    to Kashgar
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    $165
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    Sep 14, 2019
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    17 Days
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    Sep 30, 2019
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    $165
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    Apr 4, 2020
    from Beijing
    17 Days
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    Apr 20, 2020
    to Kashgar
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    $170
    USD $4,090
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    Apr 11, 2020
    from Beijing
    17 Days
    Monday
    Apr 27, 2020
    to Kashgar
    10+ seats left
    $170
    USD $4,090
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  • Saturday
    Apr 18, 2020
    from Beijing
    17 Days
    Monday
    May 4, 2020
    to Kashgar
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    $170
    USD $4,090
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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for China. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for China. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for China. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for China. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for China. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for China. Ideally 6 months before travel.

Policies

Location
Beijing is the starting point and Kashgar is the endpoint.
Trusted
Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $500 to confirm this World Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 70 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 January 2019 the full payment of $3,968 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3968 for China Silk Road, but the deposit of $500 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and World Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for World Expeditions tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 4,679 km.
  • Beijing (China)
  • 61 km
  • Great Wall (China)
  • 61 km
  • Beijing (China)
  • 912 km
  • Xian (China)
  • 506 km
  • Lanzhou (China)
  • 152 km
  • Xiahe (China)
  • 152 km
  • Lanzhou (China)
  • 621 km
  • Jiayuguan (China)
  • 330 km
  • Dunhuang (China)
  • 413 km
  • Turpan (China)
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