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5 Days Urumqi and Turpan Adventure

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Destinations: Urumqi-Heavenly Lake-Turpan-Urumqi

Tour type: Culture,Adventure,Folklore,Handcraft,Photography

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Day 01 Urumqi
Accommodation: Overnight in Urumqi

Welcome to Urumqi, means the most beautiful grassland in Mongolian Language. Our nice guide will greet you at the airport/trains station and be transferred to the hotel for rest.

You will be informed the next day programme and meeting time in the hotel when you meet the guide. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city and our hotel is 1kms from the Red Hill Park, you may visit the park on your own seeing the our people doing exercises. Dinner can will be arranged on your own in the hotel which price is reasonable and dishes are nice. You must be eager to the next days, Have a good sleep and the most exciting trip is waiting for you!

Day 02 Urumqi-Heavenly Lake (120kms, 1.5hrs)
Accommodation: Overnight in Urumqi

Breakfast time in the hotel is from 7am to 11am, enjoy your delighted buffet breakfast and our nice and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby around 08:30, then we will drive 1hr to the entrance of the park. 40 minutes shuttle bus driving in the mountains, you will visit the Kazakh village en route. After the shuttle bus, 10mins walking up to the lakeside. You will have 2hrs to do some trekking around the Heavenly lake, either enjoy the boating cruise,or even take the cable cart to the top of the mountain so that close to Bogda Peak-the highest peak in the east part of Tian Shan Mountain, which is capped by glacier and snow glistening in the sun, finely contrasted with blue lake water, forming a fabulous scenery.

Lunch (15usd/pax pay on your own) will be arranged in the local Kazakh yurt by the side of the lake. Afterwards back to Urumqi to visit the Xinjiang Regional Museum which is the main institution to collect and investigate the unearthed cultural relics and specimens in Xinjiang.

Optional: if time permit, you can do free shopping in the International bazaar, and upgrade your service to Enjoy the Xinjiang Culture show with Banquette (fr. 50USD)

  • Heavenly Lake

    Heavenly Lake

  • Xinjiang Regional Museum

    Xinjiang Regional Museum

  • Xinjiang International Bazaar

    Xinjiang International Bazaar

Day 03 Urumqi-Turpan (200kms, 3hrs driving)
Accommodation: Overnight in Turpan

Breakfast time in the hotel is from 7am to 11am, enjoy your delighted buffet breakfast and our nice and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby around 08:30. Then drive about 3hrs to Turpan, we will pass by the Wind power station at the foot of the Tianshan Mountains in 1hr, stop 10 minutes here for photo and rest. We can visit the Salt lake, Flaming Mountain en route. Continue our driving to the first stop Bezkilk Grottoes which is located in the middle of the Flaming mountain, 1hrs visiting to the Buddhist Center of Gaochang Kingdom in 5 Century.

Then 20 minutes driving to Tuyoq Village which is the saint site for the Muslim and also called Mecca in Xinjiang. Walking in this old and relaxing village surrounded by the grapes and mountains, you get to know the story of the famous adventurers Von Lacoq from German. The lunch will be arrange in the local Uighur family (the expenses will be on your own 10-15usd/person)

After lunch, we will head to Turpan, the oasis in the desert holding the hottest,lowest,sweetest and driest features.I hour’s driving to visit the Jiaohe Ruins which is better reserved and resembles Pompei, but it is 300years older.Tonight we will overnight in Shanshan, the peaceful county. 

  • Bezeklik Grottoes

    Bezeklik Grottoes

  • Tuyoq Village

    Tuyoq Village

  • Jiaohe Ruins

    Jiaohe Ruins

Day 04 Turpan-Urumqi
Accommodation: Overnight in Urumqi

After delighted buffet breakfast, Visit the Sugong Minaret it was built in 1777 to commemorate and praise Turpans ruler, Emin Khoja, who had achieved brilliant military success in suppressing the armed rebellion. After the ONE hours visiting, the weather getting hotter and now we will head to Karez underground irrigation system that people produce the best grapes and melons from it in China. Cool yourselves when walking under the ground by the side of the well.

Having lunch in the local restaurant, Say goodbye to this amazing town, we will drive back to Urumqi, Have a good rest. Our final tour will end up here.

  • Sugong Minaret

    Sugong Minaret

  • Karez Irrigation System

    Karez Irrigation System

Day 05 Urumqi to your destination

Airport transfer or train transfer will be arranged based on your schedule, we will prepare the packed breakfast if we have to departure hotel earlier than the breakfast time. Believe you must enjoyed your very best Xinjiang Tour with us.

Day 01 Urumqi
Meet and be transferred to your hotel for rest.
Accommodation: Overnight in Urumqi
Day 02 Urumqi-Heavenly Lake (120kms, 1.5hrs)
Xinjiang Museum,Heavenly Lake
Accommodation: Overnight in Urumqi
Day 03 Urumqi-Turpan (200kms, 3hrs driving)
Bezklik Grottoes,Tuyoq Valley
Accommodation: Overnight in Turpan
Day 04 Turpan-Urumqi
Karez Irrigation System,Sugong Minaret
Accommodation: Overnight in Urumqi
Day 05 Urumqi to your destination
Airport transfer after breakfast

Vehicles & Hotel

Vehicles we select for our distinguished guests

Guarantee: Every vehicle with good air-condition New car within four years
Professional & experienced driver

  • 1—2 pax 5 seats car
  • 3—5pax 7—9 seats
  • New car
  • New car
  • New car
  • New car
  • 6—9pax 15—19seats Mini-bus
  • 10—16 pax 22---37seats Jinglong Bus
  • New car
  • New car
  • New car
  • New car
Hotels we select
City Superior class Deluxe class Budget class
Kashgar Bacony Hotel Tianyuan International Qinbag Hotel
Urumqi Hoitak hotel New Times Hotek City Grand Hotel
Turpan Tuha Petroleum Hotel Huozhou (fireland) Hotel Jiao He Plaza
Kuqa Kuqa International Hotel Kuqa Hotel

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