2001 Silk Road Trip Itinerary (August 17-28, 2001)

 

 

Friday, 8/17/01

Beijing to Urumqi, Flight XO 9102, 2:40-6:35 PM

Accommodation: Urumqi Holiday Inn; 011-86-991-281-8788

 

Saturday, 8/18/01

Urumqi: Southern Mountain Pastureland

Urumqi to Kashgar, Flight XO 9901, 7:10-8:40 PM

Accommodation: Kashgar, Seman Hotel; Phone: 011-86-998-255-2150

 

Sunday, 8/19/01

Kashgar: Sunday Bazaar, Abakh Hoja Tomb, Id Kah Mosque

Accommodation: Kashgar, Seman Hotel; Phone: 011-86-998-255-2150

 

Monday, 8/20/01

Kashgar: Mahmut Kashgari's Tomb

Kashgar to Urumqi, Flight XO 9902, 9:40-11:10 PM

Accommodation: Urumqi Holiday Inn; 011-86-991-281-8788

 

Tuesday, 8/21/01

Urumqi to Heavenly Lake (Tianchi) by bus

Accommodation: Kazakh yurt

 

Wednesday, 8/22/01

Heavenly Lake to Urumqi by bus

Urumqi: Red Hill, Xinjiang Provincial Museum

Accommodation: Urumqi Holiday Inn; 011-86-991-281-8788

 

Thursday, 8/23/01

Urumqi to Turpan by bus

Turpan: Emin Minaret, Grape Valley, Karez Underground Irrigation Channels, Jiaohe Ruins, Uyghur Peformance

Accommodation: Luzhou Binguan/Oasis Hotel; Phone: 011-86-995-852-2491

 

Friday, 8/24/01

Turpan: Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Astana Tombs, Gaochang Ruins

Turpan to Dunhuang; Night train K 890 (hard sleeper), 10:10 PM-8:25 AM

 

Saturday, 8/25/01

Dunhuang: Mogao Caves, Singing Sand Mountains (Mingsha Dunes), Crescent Moon Lake

Accommodation: Dunhuang International Hotel; Phone: 011-86-937-882-8678

 

Sunday, 8/26/01

Dunhuang to Xi'an, Flight WH 2232A, 11:00 AM-1:40 PM

Xi'an: City Wall, Bell Tower

Accommodation: Grand New World Hotel; Phone: 011-86-29-721-6868

 

Monday, 8/27/01

Xi'an: Army of Terracotta Warriors, Huaqing Springs, Banpo Neolithic Village

Grand Fire-pot Dinner

Accommodation: Grand New World Hotel; Phone: 011-86-29-721-6868

 

Sunday 8/28/01

Xi'an: Provincial Museum, Wild Goose Pagoda

Xi'an to Beijing, Flight CA 1210, 12:40-2:20 PM

Accommodation: Home Sweet Home!! Xinsong Aparments at BNU

 

 

 

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