5 days in Lanzhou & Zhangye Itinerary

5 days in Lanzhou & Zhangye Itinerary

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5 days in Lanzhou & Zhangye Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Lanzhou
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Zhangye
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Lanzhou

Lanzhou ©
Once a major stop-off on the ancient Silk Road trading route, Lanzhou today acts as an important place to rest up for Silk Road tourists and trekkers.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Gansu Provincial Museum and then make a trip to Lanzhou Shuiche Park. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at White Pagoda Mountain (Baita) and then snap pictures at Iron Bridge of Yellow River.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Lanzhou trip simple and quick.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Lanzhou is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December; daily highs in Lanzhou reach 0°C and lows reach -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Zhangye.

Things to do in Lanzhou

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:
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Gansu Provincial Museum ©
Gansu Provincial Museum
Iron Bridge of Yellow River ©
Iron Bridge of Yellow River

2
nights
Zhangye

Zhangye ©
Zhangye, formerly romanized as Changyeh or known as Kanchow, is a prefecture-level city in central Gansu Province in the People's Republic of China. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dafo Temple of Zhangye.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zhangye trip builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Lanzhou to Zhangye with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zhangye

Tours Historic Sites
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Dafo Temple of Zhangye ©
Dafo Temple of Zhangye
Photography Tours

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