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Popular Gansu Tours including Zhangye

Zhangye is usually visited with other popular destinations in Gansu Province, such as Dunhuang, Lanzhou, Jiayuguan, Xiahe, Tianshui, etc. Among all the Gansu itineraries, the one from Zhangye to Dunhuang via Jiayuguan is the most classic itinerary. Below are 5 most recommended Gansu Zhangye tours:

Zhangye Danxia Landform Photography
6 Days Hexi Corridor Discovery Tour(Zhangye/Jiayuguan/Dunhuang)

Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang

The Hexi Corridor (the corridor at the west of Yellow River) is the essence of ancient China Silk Road, a glorious path full of stories and natural wonders. This 6 Days Zhangye Jiayuguan Dunhuang Discovery Tour takes you to explore this glorious wonder land from Lanzhou to artistic capital Dunhuang, via incredible “rainbow mountains” in Zhangye and historical Jiayuguan. It is the most classic trip of the region with diverse experiences, enjoyable pace and budget price!

from $892
Dadetu Lake - magic red lake in Badain Jaran Desert
5 Days Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Geography Miracle Tour

Zhangye - Badain Jaran Town - Badain Jaran Desert

Located only about 160km from Danxia Badain Jaran Desert, Zhangye is the best gateway to Danxia Badain Jaran Desert with comfortable private cars available. Our 5 Days Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Private Tour takes you to explore three unique geographic miracles – Zhangye Danxia, Badain Jaran Desert and isolated Pingshan Lake Grand Canyon which is located on the way from Zhangye to Badain Jaran. They are well organized in a leisure-paced itinerary. Enjoy a worry-free adventure which includes hotel, tour guide, transfer, meals, attraction sightseeing, etc.

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Mysterious lakes in deep Badain Jaran Desert
7 Days Qinghai Lake Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Wonders Tour

Xining - Zhangye - Badain Jaran Desert

Qinghai is famous for high plateau features and Tibetan culture, while Gansu is wild and colorful, and Inner Mongolia is adventurous. Thanking for the convenient high speed rails and well-paved highways, they can be explored in a single trip like our 7 Days Qinghai Lake Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Tour on which you will witness many incredible wonders that you can’t find elsewhere in the world - vast plateau lake where travelers and pilgrims walking shoulder to shoulder, salt lake pure like a sky mirror, miraculous stretching “rainbow mountains”, mysterious desert full of lovely lake…

from $1657
Zhangye Danxia Landform Views After Rain
8 Days Gansu Highlights Tour

Lanzhou / Xiahe / Jiayuguan / Dunhuang

Traveling in Gansu is quite different from traveling other places like Beijing, Guilin, Xian, Chengdu, etc. Our Gansu highlights tour takes you to explore the diversity of this northwestern province. You will get lost in the wild, vast and grand landscape, at the same time discover many historical experiences, such as the Great Wall, ancient Silk Road, ancient military passes... Starting from Lanzhou, via Xiahe, Zhangye and Jiayuguan to Dunhuang, it is an in-depth tour to discover the best highlights of Gansu.

from $1284
Mogao Grottoes
7 Days Ancient Silk Road Treasure Tour from Tianshui

Tianshui - Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang

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!

from $1154

Recommended Ancient Silk Road Exploration

Zhangye is only a short stop on the ancient Silk Road. There are many wonderful places to visit besides Zhangye, such as Xian, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar, etc. If time allows, you can take a longer adventure to explore deeper and further into the history, culture and landscape of Silk Road. Below are some recommended Silk Road itineraries:

A Bullet Train Running on the High Speed Rail in Xinjiang
15 Days Classic Ancient China Silk Road Tour with Bullet Train Experience

Kashgar / Tupran / Dunhuang / Jiayuguan / Zhangye / Xian / Beijing

Explore the Silk Road on the gigantic regions of northwester China, an almost dizzying agglomeration of desert, grassland, raging river and colossal mountains, connecting Xian, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar, etc. Unlike the ancient travelers who walked and rode camels to traversing the Silk Road, you from the modern civilization will explore the legendary route in a stylish and relaxing way - mainly taking high speed bullet trains, and also using flights and vehicle, to make your trip more enjoyable.

from $2805
Matisi Temple is famous for Buddhist culture, grotto art, Qilian Mountain landscape and Tibetan culture
7 Days Miraculous Land Tour from Dunhuang to Zhangye Xining

Dunhuang - Jiayuguan - Zhangye - Xining

This 7 Days Miraculous Land Tour takes you travel from Dunhuang, via Jiayuguan and Zhangye, to Xining (opposite route is available too). It is a classic itinerary which has diverse landscape and many cultural experiences. Both your eyes and mind will be refreshed as you will explore magnificent World Heritage Site Mogao Grottoes, western starting of Great Wall, colorful Danxia landform, wild Yardang Gobi view, holy Tibetan Taer Monastery, vast Qinghai Lake and many unique places in just one go!

from $1127
Famen Temple
9 Days Ancient Silk Road Buddhist Culture Tour

Xian / Baoji / Guyuan / Lanzhou / Zhangye / Jiayuguan / Dunhuang

The Silk Road used to be not only a trade route, but also a Budhist route which had made a great contribution to the development of Buddhism in China. This tour takes you to explore the famous Buddhist sites on the Silk Road, including the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Famen Temple, Xumishan Grottes, Giant Buddha Temple, Mogao Grottes, etc.

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