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The Chinese Silk Road

Dating back to the years of the Han Dynasty, China’s famous Silk Road gained its name and reputation from the lucrative trade in silk that once plied its way into the West, travelling from the ancient capital of X’ian and through the Hexi Corridor towards India, Pakistan and Rome.

Beginning and ending in Beijing, this remarkable journey follows in the footsteps of those original caravans, taking you from the imperial treasures of the Chinese capital and on through the remote and scorching deserts around Turpan to fabled Kashgar, arriving in time for its famous Sunday market.

Along the way you will have an opportunity to visit the glorious Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall at Mutianyu, gaze upon the Summer Palace and the Terracotta Warriors and explore the fabulous Buddhist caves at Dunhuang, considered the greatest and most consummate collection of Buddhist art anywhere in the world. You’ll also visit the snow-capped mountains of the Heavenly Lake, before ending the journey back in the meandering hutongs of Beijing.

All our holidays can be tailor-made for you.

This is an example itinerary to give you an idea of what we can offer.

Highlights:

  • Explore the treasures of imperial Beijing and visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu
  • Visit the spectacular Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an
  • Discover the fabulous Buddhist caves at Dunhuang
  • The famous Sunday market in Kashgar
  • Enjoy the breathtaking mountain landscapes of the Heavenly Lake

Tour Includes:

  • 4 internal flights
  • 10 nights accommodation (good three and four star hotels where available)
  • 2 nights overnight train in sleeper berths
  • 12 breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Private guided sightseeing
  • Private driver and vehicle
  • Sightseeing programme including all entrance fees
  • Private guided transfers to and from all airports

*Please note the prices shown are per person and based on two persons sharing a twin or double room