• Explore the ancient history and culture in Western Xia Imperial Tombs, Visit Shapotou where integrates desert, yellow river, mountains and oases. Experience the Sheepskin raft, the oldest transport on Yellow River.

  • Admire the stunning Tonghu Grassland, Enjoy the fun of sand sliding, camel riding, desert surfering in Tengger Jinshahai Area. Stay at a tent for an incredible view of the desert.

  • Visit three wineries with different styles in Yinchuan, taste the good wine, learn more wine culture, and also can DIY a can of brandy if you are interested.


Day 1Yinchuan Arrival

Welcome to Yinchuan! The capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, lies to the west of the Yellow River and to the east of Helan Mountain. Meet your guide and driver at the airport with your name board, then bring to the first site Shuidonggou, a military defense base along the Great Wall of China, where a lot of military buildings and facilities were built to defend against the northern nomadic tribes.

After an exploration, we will travel to the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty(1368-1644), which is the most solid, complete and mangnificent wall in China's history. it was well-designed, and is known for its unique structure. Next, continue the tour to Warriors burrow, it is the only ancient three-dimensional defense system with the complete preservation in China. this can be used to conceal the army and protect them. The tour today will end at the bustling Sighting Night Market, you can enjoy a walking tour and  taste the local cuisine.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Yinchuan
Altitude: 1100m
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    Great Wall Of Ming Dynasty

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Day 2Yinchuan - Zhongwei (204 kms)

Enjoy your buffet breakfast at the hotel, then we will drive you to Western Xia Imperial Tombs, located on the eastern slopes of the Helan Mountains, about 30 kilometers west of the city of Yinchuan. It is unique among royal burials. The layout is patterned after the celestial bodies. Thereafter, enjoy your time at Xige Winery and taste three different kinds of wine. then we will proceed the tour to Tonghu Grassland with Bonfire, A variety of natural and cultural landscapes such as desert, salt lake, wetland and grassland are gathered.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Zhongwei
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1226m
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    Tonghu Grassland

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    Western Xixia Impeial Tomb

Day 3Zhongwei Exploration Tour

The tour today will start from Shapotou Scenic Spots (include the desert escalator and sheepskin raft), the biggest natural sand slide field in China. it is also one of China's Four Resonant Sand Fields. When the weather is great, you are able to sliding down the sand hill can hear the sound of sand underneath them, like tolling bells. The experience there is quite adventurous and breathtaking. After that, continue the tour to Tengger Jinshahai Desert Camp, experience the Sand Sliding, Camel riding, desert surfering.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in a tent
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1226m
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    Shapotou Scenic Spots

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    Tengger Jinshahai Desert Camp

Day 4Zhongwei - Yinchuan (204 kms)

After breakfast, start your desert hiking tour, you will discover the mysterious desert scenery. We will drive back to Yinchuan after the hiking and head to Zhi Hui Yuan Shi Winery, a simple and elegant Chinese Garden Winery. you will taste two different kinds of wine. Evening enjoy a walking tour at Huaiyuan Night Fair.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Yinchuan
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1100m
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    Huaiyuan Night Fair

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    Zhi Hui Yuan Shi Winery

Day 5Yinchuan Departure

After breakfast, drive to visit Chatteau Changyu Mosel XV, a high-grade comprehensive manor integrating grape planting, high-grade wine production and wine culture display. you can taste two wines and experience the DIY. After that, we will transfer you to the airport based on the flight schedule.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: No accommodation
Meals: Breakfast
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    Chatteau Changyu Mosel XV

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    Chatteau Changyu Mosel XV


  • Private transportation with good AC

  • Excellent English speaking guide

  • 4star hotel with breakfast(2persons shared one room), one night in Jinshahai Desert tent

  • Entrance fee listed in the itinerary(All shuttle bus are included)

  • Other Activities:

  • boat, donkey cart in Warriors burrow

  • Tonghu grassland Bonfire

  • Desert escalator and sheepskin raft in Shapotou

  • Sand Sliding, Camel riding, Desert Suffer in Jinshahai

  • Tasting two wines in Yuan shi Winery and Changyu Winery, three wines in Xige Winery

  • 2bottles of water each person on daily use

  • Government tax

  • Travel insurance


  • Personal expenses and tips to the guide and driver

  • Full Board Meals 

  • Some activities such as boating, culture show etc.

  • Flight arrive and leave from Yinchuan


  • 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.

Climate and Altitude

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.

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