Lanzhou Tours & Travel

Situated in the middle of Gansu Province, Lanzhou is the capital of this province with a history of more than 2000 years. It has been an essential city along ancient Silk Road and important garrison and transport hub as the beginning of some epic overland journeys into Xinjiang, Sichuan and Tibet.

Known as “the pearl of the Yellow River”, stand on Yellow River Iron Bridge overlook the only city which the Yellow River passes through the urban district; take photos with Mother Sculpture and Water Wheel Park. On the north of river, enjoy a great night view of the city from White Pagoda Hill; to the south of river, you will be impressed with the natural and historical relies by climbing the Five-spring Mountain and visiting Gansu Provincial Museum. Crossing Liujiaxia Reservoir by ship, appreciate the art of Buddhist stone carvings in Bingling Temple Grottoes… >> Read more about Lanzhou history, facts, getting around, etc.


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Suggested Private Lanzhou Tour Packages

History and nature have left many places of interest for Lanzhou. As one of the beginnings of ancient Silk Road, you can learn more about Chinese history by visiting Lanzhou. With the distinctive location of being divided by Yellow River, magnificent natural scenery will also make you unable to extricate yourself…


  • 2 Days
    Lanzhou Tour

    Lanzhou is an ancient city with a history of over 2,000 years. During the 2-day trip, discover Lanzhou in action via some typic...

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  • 3 Days
    Lanzhou Tour

    This 3-day trip would take you on a journey of discovery to Lanzhou - a major stop on the ancient Silk Road, from illustrious G...

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  • 4 Days
    Lanzhou Tour

    This 4-day Lanzhou trip combines natural, historical and cultural spots to offer an impressive experience, including fantastic ...

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Recommended China Tour Packages including Lanzhou

It can be said that Lanzhou is a must for you to travel to western China. Hop on the train to the west, you can go along the ancient Silk Road to visit Xining, Dunhuang and Urumqi. Head to the north, have a desert adventure in Yinchuan or ride horse in Inner Mongolia. Turn to the east, extend your historical tour to Xian and Luoyang. Go to the south, visit the hometown of adorable giant panda in Chengdu…


Top Experiences & Attractions in Lanzhou

  • First built in 1956 and opened in 1959, Gansu Provincial Museum covers an area of 21,000 square meters, with an exhibition space of 13,000 square meters. The museum is in the shape...
  • The Yellow River passed through the urban district of Lanzhou city, Along it, there are two attractions worth visiting: Yellow River Mother Sculpture and Water Wheel Park. The prev...
  • The White Pagoda Hill is located on the north bank of the Yellow River with a white pagoda temple on top, hence the name. At the foot of the hill there are Golden City Pass and Jad...
  • The Five-spring Mountain is situated on the north of the Gaolan Mountain, about 1,600 meters above sea level. On the mountain there are Meng, Hui, Sweet Dew. Mozi, and Juyue spring...
  • Located 80 southwest of Lanzhou, the Bingling Temple Grottoes carved into the cliffs of a 60m high gorge is one of the more unusual sights in Gansu Province. Isolated by the waters...
  • The Yellow River Iron Bridge was first established as a pontoon bridge in 1372, the fifth year of Hongwu Period in the Ming Dynasty. At that time, floods destroyed the bridge or ev...

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