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Welcome to Hong Kong! And the start of your adventure through the Orient. Arriving at the airport make your own way to your pre booked hotel by taxi or on the fast train both very easy to catch.
Make your own way back to the airport this morning for your flight to Xian. Arriving here, meet our friendly local team who will assist with transfer to your hotel.
Today a visit to the incredible Terracotta Warrior archaeological site where some 7,000 warriors stand in battle ready position and a factory demonstrating how the warriors are crafted. After we visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and take a bicycle ride along Xi’an medieval City Wall. The evening is at your leisure to explore.
Enjoy a free day to explore at your leisure. (Would recommend to replace this night with another night in Dunhuang as the locale is much more interesting)
Our local rep will assist with transfer to the airport for your flight to Dunhuang. Arriving here, our local team assist with transfer to your hotel. Later, your guide will take you out to explore the breathtaking desert scenery, with a visit to the Mingsha Shan dunes and Crescent Moon Spring which is a stunning lake surrounded by endless mountains of sand.
Today we enjoy a full day out of the city travelling along the ancient Silk Road. Our journey leads us through the Yumen Pass. In ancient times, this was a pass through which the Silk Road passed, and was the one road connecting Central Asia and China. After we explore the the Great Wall of the Han Dynasty, before arriving at the highlight of the day - Yadan National Park - Home to some incredibly unique and wonderful scenes/landscapes of the gobi desert. Returning in the evening to your hotel in Dunhhuang.
Todays exploration of the Ancient Silk road first leads us to the Mogao Grottoes also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, which forms a system of 492 temples a true sight to behold! After, we continue to explore the Yangguan (Yang Pass) which was one of the two important western passes on the great wall. Here we also visit the Yangguan Museum home to some fantastic artefacts, we then return to the city by the evening.
Today the exploration of the Silk Road comes to an end, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Fuzhou (Transit in Xian) Arriving in Fuzhou our local driver will transfer you to your hotel.
Fuzhou is both a historic and a cultural city with an over two-thousand-year of history with famed mountains, temples, tombs, gardens, towers and bridges throughout the city. Enjoy the day at leisure to explore all there is to offer.
Our local driver will return you to the airport for your flight to Hong Kong. Arriving in Hong Kong - Make your own way to the hotel by train or taxi.
Sadly your journey through the Orient comes to an end, make your own way to the airport in time for your flight home.
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