Highlights

  • Amazed by the fantastic landscape of Danxia Landform.

  • The Big Buddah Temple is one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, and it is possible to enjoy the magnificent scenery at the most beautiful building left in Zhangye today.

  • Experience the Folklore of Hexi Corridor

ITINERARY Close All

Day 1Zhangye Arrival

Welcome to Zhangye, the important town for merchants and businessmen along the Silk Road in ancient times. Upon you arrive at Zhangye, our professional tour guide will meet you at the train station or airport and escort you to the hotel for rest.


Note:

  • Zhangye Ganzhou Airport is located in the southeast of the city, it takes 32 mins ( 24.3 km ) to Zhangye City.

  • Zhangye Railway Station is located in the northeast of Zhangye City, about 8km away from the city.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Zhangye
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 3633m
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    Zhangye Danxia Landform

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    Zhangye Drum Tower

Day 2Zhangye Big Buddha Temple and Danxia Tour

After breakfast at the hotel, our professional tour guide will bring you to visit the Big Buddha Temple, which is one of the important travel destinations of the Silk Road, where you can visit the largest indoor clay statue of Buddha in China and the exquisite mural sculptures plus the ancient buildings. 

Then we will head to visit the Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, which is 64.7 kilometres (One hour) , it is situated in the north of Qilian mountains. The area includes the colour hills in Linze country, ice hills, Danxia GanZhou District and PingShan lake. The scenic Danxia, is a distance of 40 km from east Zhangye city, north from Linze county town by 20 km, this is the most typical arid area of northern China.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Zhangye
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 3633m
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    Zhangye Big Buddha Temple

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    Zhangye Danxia Landform

Day 3End of Tour

Today you will say goodbye to Zhangye, be transferred based on your flight or train schedule. Wish you a pleasant journey home!

Traffic: Car
Hotel: No accommodation
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 3633m

INCLUDES

  • Private transportation through out the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.

  • Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.

  • All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary

  • 2nd class express train Zhangye listed in the itinerary.

  • Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides (French, Italy, Russian, German can be arranged per your request)

  • 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.

EXCLUDES

  • International and domestic flights not indicated.

  • Food, Lunch or dinner not specified.

  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers.

  • Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned.

TRIP NOTES

  • 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.


Transportation

We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.


Accommodation

All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.


Guides

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.

  • Cancellation prior 15-29 days – 15% charge of the total land cost.

  • Cancellation prior 7-15 days – 30% charge of the total land cost.

  • Cancellation prior 2-7 days – 50% charge of the total land cost.

  • Cancellation prior 1-in the process of the tour – No refund unless it is agreed by SRT.


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