From 10.10.2016, there are 16 valuable guests (5 cute children among them) with 5 vehicles traveling crossing China from Mongolia to Laos. Everyone is looking forward to this special self-driving travel group crossing China, and they hope to meet new friends from different countries and different places. Our tour guide is ready for this tour, and we hope that all of you will have a nice trip in China!
The itinerary of this self drive group tour through China is as below:
Day01 Oct 10 Enter China at Erlianhaote (also Ehrenhot)
In the morning arriving in Erlianhaote, administrative formalities. 2N at 4*Haifeng Hotel
Day 02 Oct 11 Erlianhaote: assist to obtain your temporary drive license and vehicle tag etc. if time is enough, visit the dinosaur museum. And we would like to suggest to buy a sim card with the assistance of the guide.
Day03 Oct 12 Erlianhaote - Ulan Qab (340km, approx. 7h): national road G208, highway. 1N in 3*Bihai Hotel
Day 04 Oct 13 Ulan Qab - Great Wall at Badaling (286km, approx 3h 34m): 1N in Badaling
Day05 Oct 14 Great Wall at Badaling – Beijing (73km, 1h32m): 1N at Long Palace Hotel
Day 06 Oct 15 Beijing - Datong (347km in 4 hours 30min, highway). visit Yungang Grottoes. 1N at 4*Datong Hotel
Day 07 Oct 16 Datong - Taiyuan - Pingyao (413km, approx. 7 hours). National road+ provincial road, asphalt road. On the way visit the Hanging Monastery (= Xuankong Si) in Hunyuan and the wooden pagoda in Yingxian. 2N at 2*Dejuyuan Hotel
Day 08 Oct 17 Old City Pingyao- Changzhi – Jiaozuo – Shaolin Temple (435km, 5h54m): 1N in Shaolin Temple
Day 09 Oct 18 Shaolin Temple - Luoyang: (73km, 1h12m) visit Shaolin Temple. e blanc horse temple. 2N in Luoyang.
Day 10 Oct 19 Luoyang: visit Longmen Grottoes.
Day 11 Oct 20 Luoyang – Sanmenxia - Xi’an( 344km, 5h) continue to Xi’an. 2N in Xi’an
Day 12 Oct 21 Xi’an: Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall.
Day 13 Oct 22 Xi’an – Zhouzhi – Foping – Yangxian – Hanzhong (349km, national road, approx 8h): 1N in Hanzhong
Day 14 Oct 23 Hanzhong – Ningqiang – Guangyuan (195km, 4h31, national road): 1N in Guangyuan
Day 15 Oct 24 Guangyuan - Mianyang - Guanghan - Chengdu, highway, 290km, 4 hours: visit the Sanxingdui Museum in Guangyuan and the Chengdu Giant Panda Base of Breeding and Research. 1N in Chengdu
Day 16 Oct 25 Chengdu – Leshan – Liujiang (273km, 3h31m): visit he Giant bouddha in Leshan and walk in Liujiang Ancient Town. 1N in Liujiang
Day 17 Oct 26 Liujiang - Yaan - Xichang, highway, 418km: walk in lacquer street and visit strolls by the Qionghai Lake in Xichang. 1N at 3*Meilihua Hotel
Day 18 Oct 27 Xichang - Lugu lake : (251km 7h) Night by the Lugu lake.
Day 19 Oct 28 Lugu lake -Lijiang (219km, 6h) Night in Sanhe hotel.
Day 20 Oct 29 Lijiang – Dali 160km: Lijiang Ancient Town, Baisha Murals, Black Dragon Pool (Heilong Tan), Dongba Culture Museum, Wangu Tower. drive to Dali. Visit Three Pagodas, boating on Erhai Lake and visit Dali Ancient Town. 1N at 3*Landscape Hotel
Day 21 Oct 30Dali – Dianchi Lake (Chenggong) (346km, 4h29m): visit the wetland park in Dianchi and Dou flower market
Day 22 Oct 31 Chenggong - Stone Forest (87km, 1h35m): visit the Stone Forest. 1N in Stone Forest
Day 23 Nov 01 Stone Forest – Jianshui (223km, 3h23m): visit Garden of Family Zhu, Confucious' temple and Jianshui Ancient Town. 1N at 3*Huaqing Hotel
Day 24 Nov 02 Jianshui - Yuanyang: visit Garden of Family Zhang at Tuanshan Village, Double Dragon Bridge, Chaoyang Floor, Jianshui Ancient town, Confucius Temple, etc.
Day 25 Nov 03 Yuanyang – Jiangcheng 269km. visit Jingkou Village of Hani People and terraces in Shengcun and Duoyishu Village.1N at simple guesthouse
Day 26 Nov 04 Jiangcheng – Mengla – Mohan 230km. 1N at simple guesthouse
Day 27 Nov 05 Mohan exit into Laos. Service ended.