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Silk Road

Silk Road Travel

Silk Road travel refers to Silk Road cities travel. The cities along this route just like pearls shining with unique features. In China section, it goes across five province namely Shaanxi, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai and Xinjiang. While the representative destinations of them are Xi’an, Lanzhou, Xining, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, and Kashgar.

So how to pick out a more reasonable and economic route among these Silk Road destinations? Here we list each destinations travel guide for your reference. With this comprehensive travel information, you can make out a Silk Road Trip which is regarded as one of your China tours in your life.

Xian Travel Xian Travel

Xian, steeped in history and still giving up secrets, is your gateway to ancient Chinese civilization. In its 3,100 recorded years of evolution, it has been home to 13 dynasties, including the Zhou, Qin, Han, the Sui, and Tang dynasties, periodically from the 11th century B.C. to the early 10th century AD...

Lanzhou Travel Lanzhou Travel

Lanzhou is a prefecture-level city and capital of Gansu province in northwestern China.Lanzhou was badly damaged during the rising of the Gansu Muslims in 1864–1875. In the 1920s and 1930s it became a center of Soviet influence in northwestern China....

Xining Travel Xining Travel

With an average altitude of 3,700m (12,139ft), it is endowed with a hospitably mild climate and a relatively rich amount of rainfall, which, in addition to the wide-spread river valleys, constitutes an ideal environment for such crops as highland barley and buckwheat, thus making the Shannan region the 'granary of Tibet'. More than 40 rivers and 80 lakes, of which Yamdrok Yumtso Lake is the most prestigious, contribute to the considerable water resource of the region, hence an abundance of minerals, plants and wild animals...

Dunhuang Travel Guide Dunhuang Travel

Known as Shazhou in ancient times, Dunhuang was served as a rest stop for traders as the gateway through which Buddhism, Islam and Christianity entered China. Dunhuang is located at the western end of Hexi Corridor in Gansu Province in northwest of China....

Turpan Travel Guide Turpan Travel

Turpan, an oasis city, is located at the southern foot of Bogda Peak and in the center of Turpan Depression. Because of the drastic 5,000-meter difference in height between the mountain tops and the bottom of the depression, the scenery too, varies greatly at different altitudes from perpetual snow at the summits to green oasis at the foot of the mountains...

Urumqi Travel Urumqi Travel

Urumqi is an isolated out-post of the ancient Silk Road. The city once was an important transportation hub on the Silk Road, and now serves as the capital city of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. In the hinterland of the Eurasian continent, the city is on the northern slope of Mt. Tianshan and at the southern edge of Jungar Basin...

Kashgar Travel Guide Kashgar Travel

Kashgar has been an important trading center since the days of the Silk Road, and still is today. The road from Eastern and Central China branches out to both the north and south of the Taklamakan Desert, and Kashgar is where the two branches meet again in the western part of the desert...

Xinjiang Travel Guide Xinjiang Travel

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the border area of northwest China covers about 1.66 million square km, accounting for one sixth of the Chinese territory. The GDP of Xinjiang exceeded 400 billion yuan ($58.9 billion) in 2008. The major religions in Xinjiang are Islam,...


China Silk Road Tours

Silk Road Tours
14 Days Best Silk Road Tour

14 Days Best Silk Road Tour

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16 Days Marco Polo Silk Road Tour

16 Days Marco Polo Silk Road Tour

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From $3330

10 Days Silk Road Adventure by China Orient Express

10 Days Silk Road Adventure by China Orient Express

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12 Days Silk Road Tour with Zhangye Danxia Landform

12 Days Silk Road Tour with Zhangye Danxia Landform

Beijing, Lanzhou, Wuwei, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Beijing

From $2374

19 Days Silk Road Experience

19 Days Silk Road Experience

Beijing, Xian, Lanzhou, Xiahe, Wuwei, Zhangye, Jiayuguan Pass, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar, Shanghai

From on request

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