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City Tour in Lanzhou: Flexible Lanzhou Highlights Day Tour

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Explore Lanzhou's city highlights on this private sightseeing day tour. This tour covers the must-see Lanzhou attractions like Gansu Provincial Museum, Zhongshan Bridge, Lanzhou Waterwheel Garden and Yellow River Mother Sculpture. Get the in-depth information about all the sites from your knowledgeable guide and enjoy the private guide and transfer service for a personalized Lanzhou tour experience.

Duration: 6-8 hours

Gansu Provincial Museum, Zhongshan Bridge, Lanzhou Waterwheel Garden, White Pagoda Mountain Park, Sculpture of Yellow River Mother

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Lanzhou hotel (based on your requirement)

Finishing point:
Lanzhou hotel or Lanzhou train station (based on your requirement)

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Lanzhou City Day Tour

  • Place&Transport: Lanzhou
  • Today's Activities: Gansu Provincial Museum, Zhongshan Bridge, Lanzhou Waterwheel Garden, White Pagoda Mountain Park, Sculpture of Yellow River Mother
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

Pick up service is arranged at Lanzhou hotel lobby, you will find a welcome sign "Lanzhou Private Tour". Lanzhou is the capital city of Gansu Provincial and the major stop alongside the Ancient Silk Road. There are many places worth visiting in the city center. One day Lanzhou city highlights tour as below:

Start your tour at Gansu Provincial Museum, it is the largest and the most impressive museum in Gansu and it contains 350,000 pieces of priceless cultural relics with vivid historical and ethnic traces to them. It displays colored pottery, wood carvings, exquisite Buddhist sculptures, relics left behind by the Silk Road culture and extinct animal specimens. If you are interested in the culture and history of this area, Gansu Provincial Museum is the best place to visit.

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Later, go to visit Zhongshan Bridge. It was the first bridge built over the Yellow River in China and was named Zhongshan after Dr. Sun Yat-sen, who had a big effect on the country during the later Qing Dynasty in the beginning of the 20th century. It is one of best places to enjoy the view of Yellow River in Lanzhou city. It is available for tourists walking and cycling along the bridge. You can truely admire the feats of both nature and man, represented by the Yellow River and the Iron Bridge, respectively.

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When you cross the Zhongshan Bridge, you will reach the Lanzhou Waterwheel Garden, it features the culture of the Lanzhou waterwheel, which was invented in 1556 by Duan Xu, a local official. The ancient device uses flowing or falling water to create power through paddles mounted around a wheel. It was utilized for water system of the cultivating fields along the Yellow River in antiquated Lanzhou City. A visit to the Waterwheel Garden will provide an insight into the irrigation tools of ancient times.

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After lunch, our guide will take you to visit the White Pagoda Mountain Park where you could enjoy a whole view of the yellow river and the bridge. It's one of the most popular tourist attractions in Lazhou. It has long been a natural barrier of Lanzhou. White Pagoda Mountain with the Zhongshan Bridge at its foot forms a magnificent view. They are the symbol of Lanzhou City.

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At last, you will visit the Sculpture of Yellow River Mother, it is regarded as one of the best sculptures depicting the civilization of the Yellow River in China. The whole sculpture embodies a mother and a baby. The mother, with long hair and lean body, lies on the water looking happy and kind. The sculpture connotes that the Yellow River has nourished generations of Chinese.

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After the tour, drive you back to your hotel in Lanzhou or drop off at Lanzhou train station.

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1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    English & Chinese speaking tour guide

Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
8. Single Room Supplement.

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