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2 Days Jiayuguan Silk Road Culture Tour from Zhangye

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Jiayuguan-a small city in the middle of Hexi Corridor and a popular stopover destination between Zhangye and Dunhuang. They both necessary places for commerce and trade of the ancient Silk Road. For a better understanding of the background story of the Silk Road, you can take the train directly from Zhangye to Jiayuguan. This 2 Days Jiayuguan Silk Road Culture Tour included most of the major attractions in Jiayuguan, you can take a longer adventure to explore deeper and further into the history, culture and landscape of Silk Road.

Duration: 2 Days, 1 Night

Attractions(Cities):
Jiayuguan Pass, Jiayuguan Departure, Overhanging Great Wall, Wei Jin Tombs

Pick-up point:
Jiayuguan train station (based on your requirement)

Finishing point:
Jiayuguan train station (based on your requirement)

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Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry)

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Day 1 Zhangye-Jiayuguan by Train

  • Place&Transport: Jiayuguan
  • Today's Activities: Zhangye to Jiayuguan by train, Jiayuguan Pass
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: L

Today, you will take bullet train from Zhangye to Jiayuguan by your own (around one and half an hour). Upon arrival, your Jiayuguan guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby with a welcome signage "Jiayuguan Private Tour" (By the way, we provide private transfer service between Zhangye hotel to Zhangye train station as well, feel free to let us know if you have any requirements)

Your tour in jiayuguan will start with Jiayuguan Pass. It is situated between the Wenshu and Heishan Mountains at the foot of Jiayuguan Hill of Qilian Mountain. Along with Juyongguan and Shanhaiguan, it is one of the main passes of the Great Wall. With a length of 733 meters and an area about 33,500 square meters, Jiyuguan Pass has tow gates that one on the east side of the pass, and the other on the west side. On each gate there is a building. It consists of three defense lines: an inner city, an outer city and a moat. With the guide's patience, you will recall the scene of the ancient Silk Road caravan passing through the tower to the greatest extent in your mind. It's like going back to ancient times.

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After the tour ends, drive you to your hotel in Jiayuguan.

Day 2 Jiayuguan-Zhangye by Train

  • Place&Transport: Jiayuguan Departure
  • Today's Activities: Jiayuguan Overhanging Great Wall, Wei Jin Tombs
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: L

After breakfast, drive around 11km to visit the Overhanging Great Wall, It is named "Overhanging Great Wall" because it is built on a 45 degree ridge and looks like magnificent painting hanging over the cliff, which is how it got its name. The overhanging Great Wall is the north extension of Jiayuguan City and an important part of the ancient military defense system of Jiayuguan. It was built in the Ming Dynasty (1539). Today is only 750 metre long, after the restoration in 1987 when gentle steps of the first ruin watchtower and ridge wall were repaired. Strolling along the only four hundred staircases, you can have an eyeful of desolation and vastness. And a touch of oasis will strike you how tenacious life is in the face of adverse natural environment.

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Move on to visit the Wei Jin Tombs (20km away from the Jiayuguan downtown) to view the ancient mural underground, There are more than 1400 underground mural brick tombs of Wei and Jin Dynasties (220-419 AD). Known as the "World's largest underground gallery". It was also approved as one of the national relics in 2001. Among these excavated tombs, No.5 Grave has been completely moved to Gansu Museum in May, 1973. Now only No.6 Grave and No. 7 Grave are open to tourists.

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At the end, drive you back to Jiayuguan train station.

Optional Service:
1. Private One Way Transfer From Zhangye downtown hotel to Zhangye train station: 51USD
2. Private One Way Transfer From Zhangye train station to Zhangye downotwn hotel: 51USD
3. Round Way Zhangye Jiayuguan "D" Train Tickets:  26USD for 2nd class train ticket
Above service is for your references, the 2 Days Jiayuguan tour from Zhangye by high-speed train is 100% flexible and customizable, you can tailor your own trip.

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Price Includes

1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    English & Chinese speaking tour guide


Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
    itinerary.
8. Single Room Supplement.

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