The Silk Road - Journey to the West

The Silk Road - Journey to the West

08 Aug 12:00 - 19 Aug 15:00 - Xi'an
Xian, China

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In the ancient world, the Silk Road was a network of trading routes that connected Asia and Europe. At its peak, the journey stretched from Japan to the Mediterranean Sea. Although our methods of transportation have modernized since then, the majestic wonders that were part of the Silk Road can still be experienced today.

Join us on a 12-day journey through China to walk through the footsteps of history. From Xi'An to Dunhuang, you will find amazing sunrises, stunning temples, and daring landscapes awaiting you.

Day 1 - Xi'an Arrival, airport - Hotel transfer.
Day 2 - (Optional) Xi'an City tour
Day 3 - (Optional) Xi'an City tour - continued / Main party arrives in the evening

Day 4 - Xian - Xining by bullet train. Visit Ta'er Monastery and overnight in Qinghai Lake.
Day 5 - Visit Qinghai Lake and Chaka Salt Lake, back to Xining city.
Day 6 - Xining - Dunhuang (Liuyuan Station) by bullet train
Day 7 - Visit Echoing-sand Mountain, Mogao Grottoes, overnight in Dunhuang
Day 8 - Drive to Jiayuguan, visit Jiayuguan Pass, Great Wall Museum, Hanging Great Wall and Wei- Jin Tomb, then drive to Zhangye.
Day 9 - Visit Giant Buddha Temple and Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, overnight in Zhangye.
Day 10 - Visit Mati Grottoes and then take bullet train to Lanzhou
Day 11 - Visit attractions in Lanzhou and then take bullet train to Xian.
Day 12 - Free and Easy. Departure to Singapore (Evening)

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Because of the Silk Road, some of the ancient world’s greatest empires were able to thrive. The journey was a way to encounter new cultures, enjoy new experiences, and embrace the explorer’s heart.

Now is your time to explore. Follow the paths of old and you may just discover something new.


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1. This event is organised by Adventures Unlimited (TA02844), a licensed travel agent registered with the Singapore Tourism Board.

2. Insurance
From 15 July 2015, a travel agent is required to inform and ask attending participants if it is their wish to purchase travel insurance that includes coverage for business insolvency of travel agencies when:

– they are buying a leisure travel product/package; or
– their travel product/package costs at least S$1,000 (including GST) per person; or
– they are paying a deposit or payment of at least S$500 per person.

• What to bring
Briefing session(s) will be held 2 months prior to the commencement of this programme.

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