•  PopupDesign_2013

    Did you know 31% of the travelers make destination research and selection 3-5 months before their vacation

    Access the CNTO Tourism Research Reports

Silk Road Sojourn

SK16E

Book Now!

Enter your email below to request more information.

Follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo as you journey along the Silk Road. Your journey begins in Kashgar and heads east to Shanghai. Highlights include Dunhuang’s Mogao Grottoes, famous for its Buddhist sculptures housed in 492 caves.

Begin your travels in the border town of Kashgar, where you will visit the Id Kah Mosque, the largest mosque in the Xinjiang Province. Additional highlights include the Afaq Khoja Mausoleum, one of the best examples of Islamic architecture in China, and Kashgar’s Grand Bazaar.

Then, fly to Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Province. Highlights include the desert oasis Turpan, known for its grapes and its ancient underground irrigation system, and Tianchi, or the “Heavenly Lake.” Other attractions include the ancient ruins of Gaocheng and the Flaming Mountains, both known for their link to the Chinese classic Journey to the West.

The main attraction of this tour is the desert city of Dunhuang. A major stop along the Silk Road, Dunhuang is home to the Mogao Grottoes. Carved from the 4th century to the 11th century CE, the grottoes house over 2400 Buddhist sculptures in 492 caves. Long forgotten until 1907, this site is now the city’s main attraction.

Additional highlights include Jiayu Pass (the western end of the Great Wall), Bingling Temple, Qinghai Lake, and Kumbum Monastery.

2366 Huntington Dr.
San Marino, CA 91108
Phone Number: (626) 285-8933 Toll Free: (800) 868-6686
Fax Number: (626) 285-3051
info@grand-travel.com
www.grand-travel.com

News


  • 07/31/2015 China International Travel Mart 2015 Exhibitor Registration Open...Read More
  • 07/31/2015 Beijing International Youth Tourism Season Kicks Off for 2015...Read More
  • 07/31/2015 CNN Features Guilin’s Jingjiang Palace – China’s “Other ‘Forbidden City’”...Read More
  • 07/31/2015 China’s Government Committing to Better Tourism Development...Read More
  • 07/31/2015 Delta Plans to Purchase 3.55 Percent Stake of China Eastern Airlines...Read More
  • 07/27/2015 More Aid for Silk Road Tourism Development...Read More
  • 07/27/2015 Huffington Posts Touts “8 Secret Places in China That Tourists Haven’t Discovered Yet”...Read More
  • 07/27/2015 First Hyatt-Branded Hotel Opens in China’s Hubei Province...Read More
  • 07/27/2015 Princess Cruises Planning another Ship for China...Read More
  • 07/23/2015 Cliff-Face Elevator in China Breaks World Record...Read More
China in the News Archives