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  • The Grand Buddha Temple is one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, enjoy the magnificent scenery at the most beautiful building left in Zhangye today.

  • Explore the splendid Danxia Rainbow Mountain in Zhangye 


Day 1Zhangye Downtown Pickup + Private City Tour

Set on the edge of the Hexi Corridor, Zhangye was called Ganzhou in ancient times, it may seem like an unlikely place to find the historical sites. In addition, with abundant rivers, sunshine and fertile land, it is the largest corn seed production area in China and an important production base of grain, vegetable, melon and fruit, etc. Today we will visit Matisi Temple ( Horseshoe Temple ), named by the court as "Puguang Temple" in the 14th year of yongle Period in Ming Dynasty. Thereafter, our next stop is the Grand Buddha Temple, one of the important temples along the Silk Road, where you can experience the ancient religious art. Tour will end up with the Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, which is the result of red sandstone erosion, together with its geological structure and long term desert conditions, wind and water erosion.

Our professional tour guide will meet you at your located hotel lobby, and your private day tour begin with the Matisi Temple. It houses a saddle and one dragon gown given by some emperor in Qing Dynasty. Then we will head to visit magnificent, mysterious, and unique, the Grand Buddha Temple belongs on every visitor's itinerary. Contimue the tour to 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.

Travel Tips make an effort to enjoy the very best experience of tour:

  • Please keep in mind the relevant travel precautions, when you visiting the temples. As the saying goes, " Do in Rome as the Romans do ", visitors are not allowed to take pictures in temples and mosques

  • On cloudy days, the scenery of Danxia is not as bright as that of the propaganda photos, so the tourists should have a mental preparation.

  • Zhangye Danxia Scenic Area is far away from the city, travellers are advised to bring some food and drinks, and tourists should take sunscreen measures and avoid visit it at noon, especially in summer.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Zhangye
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1483m
  • Mati Temple.jpg

    Mati Temple

  • Zhangye Danxia.jpg

    Zhangye Danxia


  • 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.

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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