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Explore Gansu Province Museum and discover the history and culture behind it
Walk around the intact city walls and fascinating Muslim Chinese district and ponder your trip at the Wild Goose pagodas
Visit the Waterwheel Garden, an excellent place to wander around, to learn waterwheel culture and to see the local activities.
Let's start our Lanzhou tours today. As one of the important cities along the ancient Silk Road, Lanzhou has preserved many cultural heritages. The Yellow River, the Chinese Mother River, runs through the city, ensuring rich crops of many juicy and fragrant fruits.
With an early start today, we will visit the Binglings Temple. Taking the 40mins fast boat to the inside of the park, enjoy the variety of artworks in different styles and observe the social situations and customs in ancient times when seeing the stone sculptures and appreciate the miracle of Buddha caves.
Later, You will be driven to the Liujiaxia Dam and then you will take a fast boat to cross the gorge where you will enter the Bingling Temple Grottoes, which you will discover are above the water. These caves, which stretch for 200 meters, were built during the 3rd and 18th centuries. They are highly valued for their contribution to research into the history of Chinese paintings and the spread of Buddhism during that time.
Morning meet our professional tour guide at your located hotel lobby, and tour begin with Gansu Province Museum, which is one of the best sights in the city and a visit is well worthwhile. Then pay a visit to the White Pagoda Park located in the north of Lanzhou City, which owes its name to the amazing White Pagoda within it, is a pure white from top to bottom with the exception of the green top which greatly enhances the glamour of the whole building. And travel to the First Bridge of Yellow River, it is the first highway bridge in the ancient Yellow River, also the second city steel bridge in China. Visit the Waterwheel Garden, which is a theme garden exhibiting the waterwheel culture. Here, we could appreciate the waterwheel driven by the flowing water all year round to collect water from the river or cofferdam.
Travel Tips make an effort to enjoy the very best experience of tour:
When traveling in Gansu, you will need to bring more headscarves or dust masks. Especially in the spring when the sand weather is common, there are dust storms.
As large number of Muslims are living in Lanzhou, the travelers are requested to respect the religious beliefs and living habits of ethnic minorities.
Do not bring outside food to enter halal restaurants, do not drink alcohol in restaurants, and do not talk about topics related to pork.
Private transportation through out the itinerary.
All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary
Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides
Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.
Travel and health insurance when travel with us.
8, A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.
International and domestic flights not indicated.
Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.
Food, Lunch or dinner not specified
Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned
We will upgrade trains to 1st class where available if book the tour 5 months in advance of departure.
There is no problem to travel Silk Road during Ramadan.
Complimentary 2 bottles of water each person on daily use.
We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.
All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.
Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.
Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct are the best time to visit Silk Road. And we strongly suggest you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. No need to worry about high altitude along the Silk Road. We will prepare Oxygen bags if the package includes Xiahe, Qinghai Lake and Taxkorgan County.
We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.