Strategic Ancient Towns of Silk Road
Both Duhuang and Turpan had played important roles in the history of Silk Road. Dunhuang was the cultural center of Hexi Corridor which was the arm of the empires in ancient China to rule West Region. While Turpan is the cultural, economic and transportation center of the West Region. More than 200 cultural sites, 40,000 cultural relics, 18 ancient characters and 25 languages have been discovered in Turpan. There were once stretching roads went through the Gobi, desert and snow mountain to connected two places, but nowadays they have been replaced with the new “Silk Road” – modern high-speed railway. In this tour, you will travel from Dunhuang to Turpan discover both the magnificent culture and unique landscape of ancient Silk Road in a well-paced way.
Highlights of this tour
Xian / Dunhuang / Turpan / Urumqi / Kashgar
Kashgar / Tupran / Dunhuang / Jiayuguan / Zhangye / Xian / Beijing
Beijing / Xian / Dunhuang / Turpan / Urumqi
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