Tour Code: XJ-AD02
Destinations: Urumqi → Turpan → Kanas → Karamay
Tour type: Culture,History,Adventure,Folklore,Landscape
Price: USD $0Free Inquiry
Meet guide and check in the hotel and then there will be a meeting about the tour. And enjoy the Uygher Show in Erdaoqiao Market.
After breakfast We drive to Turpan, Visit Gaochang ruin city, the Flaming Mountain and In the afternoon we visit Grape Valley, Karez irrigation system, Jiaohe ruin city and the local
Jiaohe Ruined The Jiaohe Ruins is located on a mesa in willow leaf shape between the Yarnaz River valleys 10 kilometers to the west of Turfan City. running from northwest to southeast, 1760 meters long and 300 meters across at the widest part. The city includes city gates, streets and lanes, government office, temples, domestic houses, cave houses, wells, and an underground temple.
Karez Irrigation System The Karez System is a unique irrigation system in Turfan, which, taking advantage of the slopes, draws the underground water to flow by itself to irrigate farmland. It consists of four parts: vertical wells, underground channels, ground canals and small reservois.
Lop Nur adventure is coming today. After breakfast visit the Tuyoq village and then go to the Kumtag Desert and enjoy the beautiful sunset.
Start out from Dikan'er to Dragon City. Dragon City is one of three Yardang Groups in Lop Nur Lake and located on the north bank of Lop Nur Lake. All the earth pads arrange in the east-west direction and look like dragons seen from distance, thus it was called Dragon City. We pass the site where Mr.Yu Chunshun died, the famous Chinese adventurer before we arrive at the Lake center. Once a vast lake in ancient times, today Lop Nur has entirely dried up. It is now a lake only in name. you will know how big the world is, how quite the world is and how tiny you are
In the morning you can take the photo of the dried center of Lop Nur Lake where the tourists often leave memorials; Then we drive on to enter Loulan Ancient City. This ancient city once served as the capital of Loulan Kingdom and it was a very prosperous city on the Silk Road. The rest of the day is to visit this important ancient city and there is the best-preserved ancient castle. Our group lead always has the desire to cry, at this time, you know how busy you are in the city, and why you are so tired. Lop Nur tour is a adventure of the process of spiritual purification.
After breakfast we will drive to Kumtag Desert, on the way we need to hike 5 KM, then we get to Sanlong sand dune. The Kumtag Desert covers a total area of 2,500 square kilometers. And the converging winds have brought about clusters of sand hills in the shape of pyramids. We will see the magnificent expanse of the yellow sands, which has been neighbor to the oasis for thousands of years
After breakfast drive to Dunhuang and visit the Yumenguan pass and the Great Wall of Han Dynasty. Then check into the hotel and visit the Shazhou Night Market.
Yumenguan Pass It is one of the two important passes on the western frontier of the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220) lands. In ancient times, it was the crucial gateway from central China to the western regions.
Shazhou Night Market It is not only famous for its tasty snacks and local specialties but also for its well-regulated management. The whole night market is 1000 meters long in total. There are shops selling handworks and souvenirs, food stalls and fruit stands. When the fruit season comes, visitors can buy juicy fruits at reasonable prices.
Visit Mogao Grottoes, Echoing-Sand Mountain and the Crescent Lake, Camel Riding
Mogao Grottoes Constructed over a millennium, from the 4th to the 14th centuries, the caves hold the world's richest treasure house of Buddhist sutras, murals and sculptures.Cameras are not permitted.
Echoing-Sand Mountain Crescent Moon Spring is 6km south of Dunhuang in the Singing Sands Mountains and is quite literally an oasis in the desert. The spring's name derives from the crescent moon shape taken by the small pool of spring water between two large sand dunes. Although the area is very dry, the pool doesn't dry up as one might expect.
You will be transferred to the airport based on your flight time.
Guarantee: Every vehicle with good air-condition
New car within four years
Professional & experienced driver
|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|