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Silk Road China Tours

Dunhuang 736200, China
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Memorable Trip

Simon runs a very professional organization. Pre-trip planning was easy using email. Guides were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
r0n28
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Melbourne
epic trip

This is a tough journey, but if you like adventure ,and are interested in the silk route then this... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
david p
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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We are locally owned and operated tour company, based in Dunhuang. We specialize in organizing Silk Road tours in China and offer day tours at cities in Chinese Silk Road cities.
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Dunhuang 736200, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Simon runs a very professional organization. Pre-trip planning was easy using email. Guides were excellent, knowledgeable and helpful. Accommodations excellent overall. No hiccup during the 16 day trip from 1 to 16 January 2018. Visited Chengdu, various sites in Gansu province, various sites in northern...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is a tough journey, but if you like adventure ,and are interested in the silk route then this is for you. From mega cities through deserts and over mountains,from high temp to snow. our guide was David He and i can,t thank him enough,...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Simon put together an outstanding programme showcasing the best of natural wonders that Zhangye has to offer. The tours were perfectly timed to suit the daily changes in weather. The balmy weather made it more pleasantly cool to explore BinShanHu aka Grand Canyon's granite rock...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

That trip was a dream come true and exceeded my expectations. Simon and his team made our travel so light and easy. We were able to customize all wishes and needs and felt being in safe and good hands. Our travel preparations were quick, fast...More

2  Thank Xenia21
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Simon set us up with an awesome camping experience in the breathtaking dunes outside of dunhuang. As per his advice, we also visited a less well known set of buddhist caves so that we could avoid the large crowds. Never imagined we could get such...More

1  Thank marc986123
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Visiting Silk Road was always my dream for long time and finally I could make it happen and I could not have been more luckier to find Simon over the internet! Everything was nicely organized and arranged for our transportation, meals, sightseeing, camel ride, good...More

3  Thank Miranda R
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This tour’s organizer Simon arranged my two days trip in Dunhuang and it was really well organized and convenient. From pick up service in the station 5AM to the camping in the middle of “real” dessert went well smoothly and the camping in the dessert...More

2  Thank kh_beseto
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We spent a solid 7 days with Simon, Jenny, and Anthony, making our way from Lanzhou all the way to Urumqi. Simon runs an incredibly welcoming and accommodating organization and adapts the daily itineraries based on your preferences, the weather, and what else is planned...More

2  Thank ATGrier
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Our dream was seeing the desert and riding the camels in Gansu Province and that's what we did ! My two friends and me were for two days in Dunhuang, which were guided by Simon (the best guide we had so far). Contact via We_Chat...More

1  Thank Madeleine R
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time travelling in the Gansu region. Simon did a great job planning the itinerary for us (including booking the hotel and flights). We are very seasoned travellers, and did a lot of research ourselves but with Simon's experience, he was able...More

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