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Silk Road within China
These cities are located along Silk Road and often be included in Silk Road tour:
Xian, Lanzhou, Xiahe, Wuwei, Zhangye, Jiuquan, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Hami, Turpan, Urumchi.

Silk Road was first established for military and political purpose instead of trade.
The Silk Road originated in the 2nd century BC : ancient China seek allies to fight against Xiongnu's repeated invasion. Zhang Qian was sent by Han Wudi to the Western Regions. He was first the first person to travel Silk Road on this diplomatic mission in the Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220).
The Silk Road become very busy and popular when Romans fall in love with the silk from China. During the Tang dynasty, 30% of the trade on the Silk Road was comprised of silk.

Silk Road Tour Routes
Many travelers come to visit Silk Road every year. You may choose different routes according to your timetable. Silk Road tour routes provided by are recommended by travelers in the past.








Silk Road Weather
Strong Sunshine and dry air will impress you. Sun-glass, sunshade, sunscreen, lip creams and bottled water is very helpful in your Silk Road visiting. The temperature is low in the evening.

Best Season to Take Silk Road Tour
May to October. You have chance to enjoy the sweet grape in Turpan of Xinjiang in August.

Scenery along the Silk Road

    Bingling Thousand Buddha Caves
Five Springs Mountain Park
Gansu Provincial Museum
Zhongshan Bridge
    Labrang Monastery
Sangke Prairie
    Confucian Temple
    Leitai Han Tombs
    Giant Buddha Temple
  Wooden Pagoda Temple
    Jiayuguan Pass
  Wei-Jin Art Gallery
    Echoing-Sand Mountain
Mogao Grottoes
Western Thousand-Buddha Cave
Yangguan Pass
Crescent Moon Spring
Dunhuang Simulated Shazhou City of Song Dynasty
    Islamic King Tombs
Wubao Ancient Tombs
  Ancient City of Gaochang

Ancient City of Jiaohe

Astana-Karakhoja Ancient Tomb


Red Hills

Southern Mosque
Southern Pasture
    Id Kah Mosque
    Abakh Khoja Tomb
    Three Immortals Buddhist Caves

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