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23 Days

Departs Brisbane

03 Jun, 2019

Fully Hosted

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China Silk Road & Russian Waterways

See the diversity and beauty of China and Russia all in one trip! From the Terra-Cotta Warriors and Flaming Mountain in China to a 12 day river cruise between Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Highlights include:

  • Terracotta Warriors
  • Tang Dynasty Singing and Dancing Show
  • Mogao Grottoes
  • Yangguan Pass
  • Ancient Ruins of Jiaohe City
  • Karez underground irrigation system – Turpan
  • Flaming Mountain
  • Xinjiang specialty banquet
  • Erdaoqiao International Grand Bazaar
  • 12 day river cruise between Moscow and St Petersburg
  • Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery
  • Circus Performance
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A Journey of Modern Culture and Ancient Civilization

The Silk Road, a network of trading routes, extended for more than 7400km. It was very important to the development of China as silk (as the name suggests) was the main trading product. This tour will take you to some of the famous passages along the Silk Road in China, as well as showing you first hand why this country is so rich in history.

You’ll dive in head first by visiting the famous Terra-Cotta Warriors, followed by the Bell Tower and Ancient City Walls in Xi’an. See the sand dunes of Sounding-sand Hill before visiting the mirage like Crescent Spring in Dunhuang. Other highlights include the visiting the Mogao Grottoes, the ruins of Yangguan Pass, Karez underground irrigation system in Turpan, Flaming Mountain and the Erdaoqiao International Grand Bazaar.

The next leg of your journey will take you aboard your river cruise ship to begin your 12 day Russia Waterways tour. A cruise down Russia’s greatest rivers can be a perfect opportunity for you to take in the beauty of the gorgeous landscapes and worldly architecture. While cruising down the river in Russia, you can enjoy unique Russian cuisine, breathtaking folk music and decorative arts.

Immerse yourself in Russia’s history while visiting some of the greatest Russian cities, including: Moscow, Uglich, Yaroslavl, Goritsy, Kizhi, Mandrogi and St. Petersburg.

This tour is a real journey of modern culture and ancient civilization.

China Silk Road & Russia Waterways
China Silk Road & Russia Waterways

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