Tour Code: XJ-PH06
Tour type: Culture,Adventure,Landscape,Photography
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Depart to Urumqi MU2769 (10:35-13:55), the capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast head to Fuyun County and amazed by the Multi-colored Bay, a marvelous desert scene which located at the western edge of the desert in Kalamah Nature Reserve. You will see a typical Yadan landform with shale of red, yellow, orange, green, green ash, gray and black.
Along the journey, pass by: Huoshaoshan (Burning Mountain), where you will witness a sea of red, caused by burnt rocks that look as if they are still burning along the hills, also passing-by the National Wildlife Park which are famous for wildlife such as Mongolian wild ass, wild sheep, wild horses and many other hoofed animals.
Today’s highlight, visiting the Keketuohai National Geological Park. For thousand years, Keketouhai is famous for its abundant resources, beautiful mountain scenery, the long history, the legendary pastureland culture and primitive human culture and many more. It is also known as China’s little Yosemite Park, where you can visit the Cocoa Surrey Lake, also commonly known as "Duck Lake" as many wild ducks will congregate on the lake. Then you will see Irene Wood Lake, also known as "Haizi Kou" and explore the tunnel of Mine No 3, which comprises of many types of minerals. Take a tram ride and travel along Irtysh Grand Canyon till you reach Shenzhong Mountain and visit the "Earthquake Museum".
Thereafter, travel to Burqin for dinner and overnight stay. If time permits, you may stroll along Burqin local night market.
Head to Kanas Nature Reserve, China's only European-like ecological site that has been awarded the title of the "Pure Land of the World" due to its unspoiled natural scenery. En-route, visit Irtysh Lake, the only lake in China that flows directly into the North Pacific Ocean, along with Burqin River, Kanas River, Wolong Bay, Moon Bay, Shenxian Bay and Cocoa Surrey Lake. Kanas Lake is like a string of pearls in the Alps as it branches into smaller river streams which look like a multitude of islands amidst the forests and grasslands. Ride on an eco-car to Guanyu Pavilion for a bird's eye view of Kanas Lake and its surrounding.
Next, visit to Tuwa Ethnic Village to learn about the lifestyle and traditional custom of Tuwa people whom live by herding and hunting. They raise horses, cows and sheep, and live a nomadic life. Thereafter, drive to Jiadengyu for dinner and overnight stay.
In the early morning, enjoy the sunrise of Kanas and then head to Hemu --a fairy-land of Xinjiang China, also called the last pure land in the world. and experience the folklore of local Tuwa Pepole. A Mongolian tribe called Tuwa lives on the south bank of the Kanas Lake. Believing in Lamaism, it is a valiant ethic minority with a long history. and take the photo of the beautiful view of the sunset, enjoy the trekking around. what a fresh world !!
Enjoy the sunrise on own. And in the afternoon back to Burqin and visit the Five-colored bay en route.It is actually referring to the banks of a river that has desert, oasis and forest on its south side while sand/rock mounds in all shapes formed by years of wind erosion, line the north bank. The mounds have very irregular profiles and although they are mainly red, bands of red, white, black and yellow are also found in them
After breakfast travel along the Gurbantunggut Desert to the Urho Ghost City, also known as Wuerhe Wind City", a unique wind-eroded geological area commonly referred to as "wind city" because of the frequent howling winds. Due to its eeriness, it is also commonly referred to as "Ghost City". It is located northeast of Karamay city.
Continue journey to Karamay City. The name of the city comes from the Uyghur language, and means "black oil", referring to the oil fields near the city. Since the city officially established for petroleum production in year 1955, it has become a modern integrated oil complex, a 'petroleum city' nowadays .
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