Appreciate one of the top four grottoes in China in Tianhui and spend a few days in Lanzhou to hear about the culture along the ancient Silk Road. A visit to Yellow River in Lanzhou you will find the tranquil and gentle beauty of mother river of Chinese nation. And other attractions focus on culture explanation of Silk Road.
Day 1 Tianshui arrival: Maijishan Grottoes
Day 2Tianshui – Lanzhou by Car: Mother Sculpture of Yellow River, Water Wheel Garden, No. 1 Bridge of Yellow River
Day 3Lanzhou: Binglingsi Temple
Day 4Lanzhou departure: White Pagoda Hill, , Gansu Provincial Museum
Air condition car+ English speaking guide + Entrance fee + Lunch + Hotel
Day 1 Tianshui Arrival (Lunch)
Upon your arrival in Tianshui, our local guide will meet you at airport/train station by holding a welcome board with your name and then transfer you to visit Maijishan Grottoes. The existed caves were excavated from the Later Qin Dynasty(384-417) to the Qing Dynasty(1616-1912). Among all Buddhist Caves in China, Maijishan Grottoes boasts most attractive natural view. Next we will head for Fuxi Temple. The temple is said to be built in memory of the Emperor Fuxi, one of the three mythic emperors in China. At last transfer to hotel in Tianshui. Accommodation: Tianshui
Day 2 Tianshui to Lanzhou by Car ( Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner )
In the morning pick up from hotel lobby and drive for about 5 hours to arrive in Lanzhou. Arriving in Lanzhou we will do a half day tour of Yellow River in afternoon. First we will visit the No. 1 Bridge on Yellow River to see the most grand bridge across Yellow River. Next we will appreciate the Mother Sculpture of Yellow River which is located at the south bank of Yellow River. Then go to visitWater Wheel Garden. The most remarkable thing in this garden is the waterwheel, an irrigation tool invented in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Then transfer to hotel. Accommodation: Lanzhou
Day 3 Lanzhou (Breakfast)
In the morning pick up from hotel lobby and we will drive to visitBinglingsi Grottoes by boat to visit the completely preserved grottoes. There are776 Buddha statues, over 1,076 square yards murals and 6 stones sculptures from 1,600 years ago waiting for your exploring. We will first drive to Liujiaxia Dam from where to aboard the boat and explore Binglingsi Temple. After visit in the Binglinsi Grottoes you will be transfer to Lanzhou hotel. Accommodation: Lanzhou
Day 4 Lanzhou Depature (Breakfast)
In the morning pick up from hotel lobby and transfer to visit White Pagoda Mountain. Standing on the mountain top one will have an overlook of Lanzhou City.Going down the mountain we will pay a visit to Gansu Provincial Museum. About 350,000 pieces of ancient cultural relics, contemporary and modern cultural relics, as well as ethnic cultural relics will enable tourists know this important city on the Silk Road from various aspects. Two highlights of the museum can not miss are Buddhism Culture Hall and Pottery Culture Hall. At last you will be transferred to Lanzhou airport or train station for departing.
* Hotel accommodation with breakfast
* Private English-speaking guide
* Private drivers & air-conditioned vehicle
* Entrance fees to tourist sites
* All lunches and dinners mentioned in itinerary
* Personal expenses
* Gratuities for guide and driver
* Transportation arriving or departing Lanzhou
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