We take great joy in creating thematically booming trips like this. The "Great Silk Road" ties together whole passels of civilizations, epochs, and sceneries - no other China tours could possibly offer. And it tells a story, the grand tale of one of humankind's great arteries of trade and culture.
Our journey follows the footsteps of the caravans on the ancient Silk Route and uncovers a world about which most westerners know only the legend.
The snowcapped Qilian Mountains frame the magnificent spectacle of Jiayuguan Fort.
Non-stop transpacific air from San Francisco (12 hrs) or New York (JFK) (13 hrs) to Beijing
All Intra-China flights, ground transportation and transfers
First class hotel accommodations with private bath
Comprehensive private sightseeing tours and evening shows including entrance fees
45 bountiful meals including 16 American breakfast, 15 lunches and 14 dinners
Professional service of an expert, resident Tour Director throughout China plus local guides and professional drivers in each destination city for a group of 10 travelers or more