19-day China Muslim Culture Tour

Destinations: Beijing, Urumqi, Turpan, Lanzhou, Linxia, Yinchuan, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo, Guangzhou, Shanghai

Tour code: TCG-L-024       

Taking this trip to see the Muslims areas and sites in China and reward yourself to an exotic and enriching experience! You will get an in-depth understanding about the life, conditions, culture and progress of Islamic. The tour will showcase the fancy facts along the ancient Silk Road, as well as the fascinating culture of Hui & Uyghur peoples.

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  • Day 1 Arrival in Beijing

    Transfer via: international flight - on your own

    Upon arrival in Beijing, you will be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

  • Day 2 Beijing

    Activities for today: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Peking Duck Dinner

    After breakfast at your hotel, meet the guide and start today's city tour from the Temple of Heaven Park, which is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation. Lunch will be taken at a local Chinese restaurant.

    In the afternoon, walk through the Tian'anmen Square which is the largest city square in the world, and visit the Forbidden City. It is the largest imperial palace in Cina for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years. In the evening, enjoy a famous Peking Duck Banquet for dinner.

  • Day 3 Beijing

    Activities for today: Mutianyu Great Wall, Sacred Road, Ming Tomb (Changling)

    Today you will travel into the rugged mountain landscapes north of the capital to the magnificent Mutianyu Great Wall. We've arranged for you to ascend to the site by cable car so you can conserve your time and energy to explore along the wall. Although sections can be steep, the views from this ancient structure are magnificent and the experience of actually walking atop the Great Wall is truly unforgettable.

    In the afternoon, pay a visit to the cloisonné Factory where you will see the traditional Beijing cultural art. After that, you will stroll along the statue-lined Sacred Way to visit Changling, greatest of the Ming Tombs. Back in the city, you'll see the iconic venues of the 2008 Summer Olympics – the Birds Nest Stadium and the Water Cube.

  • Day 4 Beijing

    Activities for today: Summer Palace, Niujie Mosque, Beijing Hutong

    Morning meet the guide and drive to visit the Summer Palace, which is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years. You will take a short boat on the Kunming Lake.

    In the afternoon, visit the Niujie Mosque and then take a rickshaw to explore the historical old alleys in Beijing - Hutong. Free evening for your own exploration.

  • Day 5 Beijing - Urumqi

    Transfer via: domestic flight - on our arrangement

    Activities for today: Xinjiang Museum, Tartar Mosque

    Morning transfer to Beijing airport for the flight to Urumqi.

    Arrival in Urumqi, you will be met at the airport by the local guide and transfer to visit the Xinjiang Museum. Built in 1953, the musuem has an exhibition hall that covers an area of about 7,800 square meters (approx. 9,328 square yards). The building is in a Uigur style, the internal decor having strong ethnic features. Followed by a visit to the Tartar Mosque. It is the center for peaceful Islamic activities in Urumqi City. After the tour, drive to your hotel and free evening.

  • Day 6 Urumqi

    Activities for today: Heavenly Lake

    Drive about 2 hours to visit the Heavenly Lake. It is a small mountain lake in a high mountain area reminiscent of the Alps in Tianshan Tianchi National Park. Pay a visit to the local Muslim Family and the neaby Bazaar.

  • Day 7 Urumqi / Turpan

    Transfer via: private vehicle

    Activities for today: Emin Minaret, Jiaohe Relics City

    After breakfast at the hotel, meet the guide and drive to Turpan.

    Visit the Emin Minaret. It is the largest extant old tower in Xinjiang and the only Islamic tower among the hundred famous towers in China. And then pay a visit to the Jiaohe Relics City. With a history of 2300 years, it is the largest, oldest and best-preserved earthen city in the world. Free evening in Turpan.

  • Day 8 Turpan / Urumqi / Lanzhou

    Transfer via: domestic flight - on our arrangement

    Activities for today: Grape Valley, Karez Irrigation System

    Today guide tour to the Grape Valley. Turpan is famous for its fruits. Among them, grape is the most famous. And visit the Karez Irrigation System. It is among the three ancient major irrigation projects with the other two being Ling Canal and Dujiangyan Irrigation Project. The system is the crystallization of ancient people's diligence and intelligence.

    In the afternoon, drive back to Urumqi and take the later afternoon flight to Lanzhou. Upon arrival in Lanzhou, you will be met and transfer to the hotel.

  • Day 9 Lanzhou / Linxia

    Transfer via: private vehicle

    Activities for today: Linxia City

    Today drive about 3 hours to Linxia City. It is a Muslim city of China, which has over 80 mosques, built in a variety of architectural styles.

    In the afternoon, visit Da Gongbei Mosque and Laohua Mosque. Overnight at Linxia City.

  • Day 10 Linxia / Lanzhou / Yinchuan

    Transfer via: overnight train - on our arrangement

    Activities for today: Water Wheel Garden, Xiguan Mosque

    In the morning, drive back to Lanzhou, visit the Water Wheel Garden, which is comprised of two waterwheels, a cofferdam, the recreation area and a house of water mill. And visit the Xiguan Mosque which is also known as West Cross Mosque Lanzhou. It is a major mosque in Lanzhou and has become of the most magnificent mosques in China.

    Transfer to Lanzhou Railway station and take the overnight train to Yinchuan.

  • Day 11 Yinchuan

    Activities for today: Ningxia Islamic College, Western Xia Dynasty Imperial Tombs

    Arrival at Yinchuan Railway station in the morning, you will be met and transfer to the hotel (check in if room available). After a short rest, drive to visit the Ningxia Islamic College.

    In the afternoon, visit the Western Xia Dynasty Imperial Tombs. It is one of the largest and best preserved imperial mausoleums in China. In 1988, it is recognized as a key cultural heritage site under State protection and a national key scenic spot.

  • Day 12 Yinchuan / Xi'an

    Transfer via: domestic flight - on our arrangement

    Activities for today: China Hui Culture Park, Nanguan Mosque

    Morning drive to visit China Hui Culture Park. The park is the only place in China that displays ethnic Hui culture, religion, and traditions. The display includes Hui folk culture, religion, dances, songs and movies, food, commerce and agriculture. You will have better understanding of Chinese Hui People'f life and culture.

    In the afternoon, visit the Nanguan Mosque which is one of the largest mosques in the Ningxia. Transfer to the Airport for the afternoon flight to Xi'an.
    Arrival in Xi'an, you will be met at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

  • Day 13 Xi'an

    Activities for today: Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Grand Mosque, Xian Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarters

    After breakfast at the hotel, visit the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is one of the most important archaeological finds in the 20 th century; an army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb since 2200 year ago.

    In the aftenoon, visit the Grand Mosque and the Xian Ancient City Wall, and then have a free walk at the nearby old Muslim Quarters.

  • Day 14 Xi'an / Guilin

    Transfer via: domestic flight - on our arrangement

    Activities for today: Reed Flute Cave

    In the morning, meet the local guide and transfer to Xi'an airport for the flight to Guilin.

    Upon arrival in Guilin, you will be met by the local guide at the airport and transfer to visit the Reed Flute Cave, which is known as "Natural Art Gallery". Drive to the hotel check in and you may have a free walk at the nearby Central Lakes.

  • Day 15 Guilin / Yangshuo / Guangzhou

    Transfer via: domestic flight - on our arrangement

    Activities for today: Li River Cruise

    After breakfast at the hotel, meet the guide and drive about 40 minutes to Zhujiang Pier, and take a cruise on the Li River (about 3.5-4 hours) and enjoy a simple Chinese buffet lunch on board. Upon arrival at the small town Yangshuo in the afternoon.

    Have a free walk on the West Street. In the afternoon, drive to Guilin airport for the evening flight to Guangzhou.
    Arrival in Guangzhou, you will be met at the airport by the local guide and transfer to the hotel.

  • Day 16 Guangzhou

    Activities for today: Chen Family Temple, Huaisheng Mosque, Yuexiu Park & Five Ram Statue

    Morning Guangzhou city tour to visit the Chen Family Temple, Huaisheng Mosque and the Muslim Sage's Tomb.

    In the afternoon, visit Yuexiu Park and Five Ram Statue, then free shopping at Beijing Road.

  • Day 17 Guangzhou / Shanghai

    Transfer via: domestic flight - on our arrangement

    Activities for today: Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund

    Morning transfer to Guangzhou airport and take the morning flight to Shanghai.

    Upon arrival in Shanghai, you will be met by the local guide at the airport and transfer to visit the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, where has best viewing spot of Shanghai located by the Huangpu River with 468 meters high. Take a leisure walk on the Bund to see old and new Shanghai along Huangpu River.

  • Day 18 Shanghai

    Activities for today: Yu Garden, Xiaotaoyuan Mosque

    Today guide tour to visit the Yu Garden. The garden used to be a private garden with 400 years' history; it features traditional architectural style of Yangtze Delt. Followed by a visit to the Xiaotaoyuan Mosque and Pudong New Area.

    In the afternoon, free at leisure for your own exploration in Shanghai.

  • Day 19 Shanghai departure

    Transfer via: international flight - on your own

    Transfer to airport and fly to your next destination.

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