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Traveling from Tianshui, and marching northwestward along the legendary Hexi Corridor, and getting to Dunhuang, the brightest star on the Silk Road - This is a classic travel route on the ancient Silk Road that has been traveled by travelers for more than two thousand years. It is a route of history, culture and landscape. You will visit two of the Four Greatest Grottoes in China – Maijishan and Mogao which have their own unique features, and many historical sites which have existed more than a thousand years, such as Jiayuguan Pass, Great Wall of Han Dynasty, Giant Buddha Temple, etc., and also explore unique landscape that you can only see in northwestern China - Rainbow Mountains, Yardang Landform, Gobi, desert... Surprises never end in this lifetime Silk Road journey!
Note: Tianshui is a small city located between Xian and Lanzhou. It can be reached by domestic flights from Xian, Beijing, Hangzhou, Chongqing, etc. or high speed trains from Xian, Xining, Zhengzhou, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Changsha, etc. For more flexible flights and trains, you can also start the tour from Lanzhou or Dunhuang.
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