Highlight Tour of Gansu (6N/7D)
No. : 306 Price: USD
Day 1 Lanzhou (No Meal)
Meet at the airport and transfer to the city, visit the biggest comprehensive museum of the province - the Gansu Provincial Museum (closed on Monday), then enjoy the beautiful view in the Yellow River Scenic Spot Park before transferring to the hotel.
2 nights in Lanzhou Sunshine Hotel or similar one
Day 2 Lanzhou-Liujiaxia-Lanzhou (B/L)
Drive to the Liujiaxia Reservoir (appr. 2.5 hours), and take a speed boat to Bingling Grottoes (appr. 1 hour), which is the second to the Mogao Grottoes of Dunhuang getting its fame from skilled countless stone carvings, statues and relievo pagodas which are rarely seen in China.
Liujiaxia Bingling Temple
Day 3 Lanzhou-Tianshui by train (B/L)
Take a train to Tianshui (appr. 2 hours), visit the Fuxi Temple, the Nanguo Temple and the famous Maijishan Grottoes, which acquired the world special recognition due to its exquisite clay statues and superb sculptural skills; after that transfer to the hotel.
1 night at Tianshui Sunshin Hotel or Similar one
Day 4 Tianshui-Zhangye by train (B/D)
Morning train to Zhangye (appr. 5.5 hours), visit the Giant Buddha Temple, with a history of over 900 years, and the largest indoor sleeping clay Buddha, it is a good place to admire delicate painting sculpture, ancient buildings and religious art, then transfer to the hotel.
2 nights at Zhangye Hotel or similar one
Day 5 Zhangye (B/L)
Today visit the Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, well-known as one of the Top 10 Geographical Wonders of the World, with the unusual shapes and gorgeous colors, you will not only enjoy the beauty of the Rainbow Mountain, but the Binggou Danxia Landform.
Day 6 Zhangye-Lanzhou by train (B/L)
Morning transfer to Sunan Town and visit the Grottoes of the Matisi Temple Complex, set within the beautiful surroundings of the green foothills of the Qilian Mountain, the scenerary is amazing; then take a train to Lanzhou (appr. 4 hours), upon arrival transfer to the hotel.
1 night in Lanzhou Sunshine Hotel or similar one
Grottoes of the Matisi Temple Complex
Day 7 Lanzhou-Departure (B)
Transfer to the airport for a flight to your onward destination.
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