9 day silk road tour of Xinjiang impresion

Day 1: Arrival in Beijing
Be met & transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day

Day 2: Bengjing sightseeing
Full day trip to Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, silk store and Temple of Heaven. Enjoy the Chinese Acrobatic Show in the evening.
- Forbidden City: The largest imperial palace in China during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years.
Visit scenic spots: 1. The hall and the courtyard of supreme harmony, 2. The meridian gate, 3. the hall of supreme harmony, 4. the hall of complete harmony, 5. the hall of preserving harmony, 6. the huge of stone carving, 7. the hall of union, 8. the palace of earthly tranquility, 9. the imperial garden, etc.
- Temple of Heaven: The place where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's blessings on the whole nation.
Visit scenic spots: 1. the hall of prayer for good harvest, 2. red stairway bridge, 3. the imperial vault of heaven, 4. echo wall, 5. triple sound stone, 6. the circular mound altar, etc.

Day 3: Beijing sightseeing
Full day trip to the Great Wall, Jade Market, Ming Tomb.and in the afternoon take a flight to Urumchi. overnight Urumchi.
- Great Wall: One of the seven wonders in the world and the symbol of China (60 miles away from downtown, about one and half hour's drive).
Visit scenic spots: Badaling Geat Wall, Badaling fortress, beacon-towers, "looking-toward beijing stone", etc.                                                                   - Ming Tomb: The only underground tomb of the thirteen tombs of the emperors in the Ming Dynasty.
Visit scenic spots: 1.ling en gate, 2.ling en palace, 3.soul tower, 4.the great red gate, 5.the stele pavilion, etc.

Day 4: Urumchi sightseeing
Morning drive to Tianchi Lake and cruise on Tianchi (Heavenly)Lake, a deep blue lake surrounded by the snowcapped Tianshan Mountain. then back to Urumchi visit Erdaoqiao Market and Xinjiang Museum.

Day 5: Urumchi/Kashgar
Take the morning flight to Kashgar, in the afternoon, have a city tour in Id Kah Mosque,  the largest and busiest mosque in China and then visit the Abakh Khoja Tomb commpnly called Xiaofei tomb. overnight Kashgar.

Day 6: Kashgar/Urumchi
Morning after breakfast, tour to Residentail Area on High Platform, The platform is Kashgar's old town. The unique homes and antique soil earthenware workshops on soil precipice have become the two tourist attractions. If it happens to be sunday, you will see another prosperous picture of the city in its sunday bazaar, where various goods are sold here. Have a lunch near Bazaar and take flight back to Urumchi overnight there.

Day 7: Urumchi/Turpan
In the morning drive 200km to Turpan, 2.5 hours later. arrive in Turpan and first check into the hotel, then we start our wonderful day in Turpan beginning with a visit the ancient city of Gaochang. then drive to Karakhoja Astana tombs, a Tang-dynasty burial ground which also known as the "Underground Museum".

Day 8: Turpan sightseeing:
Today we are going to visit Toyuq village, an old, beautiful and timeless village with a friendly Uighur community. The place is definitely unique area because this is the holy place both for the Muslim community and also for Buddhist. then visit Bizeklik Thousand Buddha caves which used to be an important center for Buddhist worship under the Xizhou Huigu government of the (Gaochang) Kingdom. In the afternoon, tour to Flaming Montain, the hottest place in China. and then Grape Valley, This green paradise of 400 hektares is covered with layer upon layer of grapes.

Day 9: Turpan/Urumchi
First we visit Yargul Ancient city, The ruins of the buildings are divided into temples, civilian dwellings and government offices. after a hour tour in city, you will be arranged to visit Karez Well - the world famous Karez irrigation system, unique to this part of the world. after visit Karez well, we will drive back to Urumchi and depart from Urumchi.

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