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Embark on an extraordinary adventure of a lifetime with our all-inclusive journey, "Essence of Mongolia & the Silk Road of China with Airfare." Immerse yourself in the timeless landscapes, and into the heart of nomadic culture as you traverse the vast landscapes of Mongolia, from ancient capitals to pristine nature reserves, encountering wild horses and traditional eagle hunters along the way. Then, journey through the legendary Silk Road of China, where every step unveils centuries of trade, culture, and breathtaking vistas. From the majestic Chinggis Khaan Statue to the historic ruins of Kharakhorum, every moment promises discovery and wonder. This expedition promises unforgettable experiences, authentic encounters, and a deeper understanding of two remarkable civilizations intertwined along the legendary Silk Road. Join us and discover the wonders that await on this unforgettable odyssey through Mongolia and China.


TOUR ROUTE: LAX – Ulaanbaatar – Gurvanbulag – Kharakhorum – Khogno Khan – Hustai National Park – Ulaanbaatar – X’ian – Zhangye – Beijing – Shanghai – LAX


TRAVEL DATE: 9/14/2024 – 9/30/2024





  • Explore Beijing's most notable UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City

  • Take a stroll through Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world.

  • Marvel at the Terracotta Army, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and wander through the Muslim Quarter in Xi'an

  • Visit Zhangye, once a hub of the Silk Road, boasting prosperous cultural relics and stunning scenery

  • Explore Zhangye Danxia National Park, which features the Rainbow Mountains, also designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Delve into the historical significance of the Bund in Shanghai

  • Sample unique and delicious flavors from various wonderful food markets

  • Meet a Kazakh family in their ger, learns about their nomadic lifestyle, and savor their authentic cuisine

  • Discover the mysterious "Singing Sand Dunes" at Khongoryn Els by camel and on foot

  • Explore the ancient Mongol capital of Karakorum.



Day 1-3 (Sat, 9.14 - Mon, 9.16): LAX – Ulaanbaatar

Day 3 (Mon, 9.16): Ulaanbaatar – Gurvanbulag (L.D)

Day 4 (Tue, 9.17): Explore Kharakhorum and Visit Erdenezuu Monastery (B.L.D)

Day 5 (Wed, 9.18): Khogno Khan – Uvgun Temple – Elsen Tasarkhai dunes – Camel riding (B.L.D)

Day 6 (Thu, 9.19): Wildlife track - Takhi horses in Hustai National Park (B.L.D)

Day 7 (Fri, 9.20): Visit the giant horseback statue – Visit the Kazak family (B.L.D)

Day 8 (Sat, 9.21): Mongolia – Xian, China (B.D)

Day 9 (Sun, 9.22): Xian|Visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Grand Tang Dynasty Ever Bright City (B.L.D)

Day 10 (Mon, 9.23): Xian|Visit Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarter, Hanyangling (Mini Terracotta Warriors) – Zhangye (B.L.D)

Day 11 (Tue, 9.24): Zhangye|Binggou Danxia Landform Scenery Area, Zhangye Danxia Landform Geographical Park (B.L.D)

Day 12 (Wed, 9.25): Zhangye|Giant Buddha Temple, Matisi Grottoes – Beijing (B.L.D)

Day 13 (Thu, 9.26): Beijing | The Forbidden City and Hutong Alleyways (B.L.D)

Day 14 (Fri, 9.27): Beijing | The Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall (B.L.D)

Day 15 (Sat, 9.28):): Shanghai | Zhujiajiao Water Town, Yu Garden, The Bund, and Shanghai Tower (B.L.D)

Day 16 (Sun, 9.29): Shanghai Free Day (B.D)

Day 17 (Mon, 9.30): Shanghai – LAX (B)



  • Intl. & domestic flights

  • High speed trains

  • All transportations by private vehicles

  • All activities & excursions described in the itinerary

  • 4* hotels accommodation in China

  • Ger camp stay in Mongolia

  • English-speaking local guides

  • Horseback and camel ride fees

  • Bottled water per day

  • Entrance fees and any other fees of the scenic spots as required

  • Daily breakfast, 12 lunches and 14 dinners


  • Travel & health insurance

  • China Visa

  • Tipping: $10 person/day for driver(s) and guide(s). To be collected prior to the trip

  • Personal expenses/meals/sightseeing that are not listed in itinerary

All-Inclusive: The Essence of Mongolia & the Silk Road of China with Airfare


    • Call Catherine at Tarzana Tour and Travel at 626-380-7948

    • Email a copy of your passport to

    • By putting your deposit, you have read and agreed to the following:

    • Reservation Deadline & Cancellation Policy ($500 deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable)

    • Disclaimer / Release of Liability Agreement


    • In the current global climate, we strongly recommend all guests purchase flight and travel insurance to cover all contingencies and nonrefundable deposits and expenses.

    • Airfares are constantly fluctuating now more than ever, making prices subject to change without prior notice.

    • A reservation without a deposit does not secure your spot on the trip.

  • What to bring / wear

    • Comfortable walking/hiking shoes

    • Walking Poles

    • Raincoate or poncho

    • Backpack

    • Clothing: A base layer with wind breaker or jacket

    • Sun block, hat, warm beanie, sun glasses with polarized lenses

    • Sandals

    • Favorite snacks

    • Prescription medications

    • Daily multi-vitamins

    • Vaseline, band-aid

    Must Have Documents

    • Passport or Green-card

    • Driver License or ID card

    • International & Domestic Flight Itinerary

    • Travel Insurrance

    Note: Please take a picture of your passport, ID, and email them to yourself. Passport must have over 6 months validity and a few blank pages.


    Toiletries Suggestions (optional)

    • Comb/Brush

    • Toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss

    • Shampoo, shower gel, soap, towel

    • Deodorant

    • Lotions, creams, moisturizer, lip palm

    • Plastic bags to pack out any waste

    • Shaver, shaving cream

    • Nail clippers, and other personal hygiene item

    Electronics & Other Suggestions

    • Camera with batteries and charger

    • Cellphone and charger

    • Power adapter

    • Reading materials

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