Private Tour, Depart everyday
Day01: Arrive in Urumqi!
The guide will meet you at Urumqi Airport, and transfer you to hotel. On the way, you'll get greeted by this attractive city. After arrive in hotel , rest and acclimatize overnight in Urumqi !
Day02: Travel in Urumqi! Full day trip to Heavenly Lake, Boat for Cruise on the Heavenly Lake. Overnight in Urumqi! (Breakfast, Chinese Lunch)
-Heavenly Lake: The Heavenly Lake (Tianchi Lake) is situated to the east of the Tianshan Mountain range, north of Bogda Peak, 97 km south of Urumuqi. Known as Yaochi in ancient times, the lake surface elevates 1,910 meters above sea level, with an average depth of 60 meters. Surrounding the Heavenly Lake are snow mountains, glacier forests and grassland alpine lakes, featuring a vertical natural landscape belt. The snow line of Mt. Bogda is 3,860 meters above sea level, making it rich in glacier resource.
Day 3: Urumqi (Breakfast, Chinese Lunch)
Full day trip to Mount Nan Pasture, The Terai Camp，and then drive to Turpan directly and stay overnight there.
-Mount Nan Pasture: 80 kilometers from urban area,Enjoy the sights of grassland; try the life of people in the grassland
-The Terai Camp: A special experience of Kazak nomad life here,have a cup of milk tea and taste some really local food.
Day 4 Turpan (Breakfast, Chinese Lunch)
Full day trip to Thousand Buddha Caves of Tuyuq Valley, Gaochang Ancient City, Astana Tombs.
-Thousand Buddha Caves of Tuyuq Valley: It's a treasure trove of Indo-Buddhist art dating from the 4th-8th centuries CE. Despite the depredations of early European explorers, these chapels adorned with their lapis lazuli wall paintings offer us a rare and precious glimpse of early Buddhist arts of the Silk Road.
-Gaochang Ancient City: The city's name means 'the King City'. It was founded during the first century B.C. and abandoned during the 15th century.Ascending a height to enjoy a distant view, you can see the whole city in a plane shape of an irregular square, which is divided, into three parts the exterior city, interior city and the palace city. The total area is about two million square meters.
-Astana Tombs: It is located in the Gobi Desert in the north of Gaochang, 40 kilometers away from Turpan city.At the Ancient Tombs of Astana, thousands of treasure historical relics had been unearthed, including mummy, writing, inscription, painting, earthen figurine, stone wares, pottery wares, wood wares, bronze wares, iron wares, gold wares, silver wares, cotton, silk ,wool, ancient coins and so on. Therefore, the Ancient Tombs of Astana is called the"Gaochang's live history record and underground museum in the Turpan area."
-Day05: Turpan to Urumqi (Breakfast, Chinese Lunch)
We will visit Suleiman's Minaret, Karez Well, Grape Valley in Turpan.And after that we drive back to Urumqi! Overnight in Urumqi!
-Suleiman's Minaret: The Sugong Tower is the biggest ancient pagoda existing in Xinjiang and the only Islamic ancient padoga in the country.It is located at the Munage village, 2 kilometers away from the Turpan city in the east.
-Karez Well: The Karez Water System Folkways Paradise is located at the Ya'er country in Turpan city, 3 kilometers away from the city urban, and 2 kilometers away from the 312 national highway in the south.This irrigation system of wells connected by underground channels is considered to be one of the three great ancient projects in China.
-Grape Valley: With its shady vineyards and trees, this provides a welcome place of relaxation amidst the hundreds of square miles of sand.You may take a seat under the vintage frames, savor various grapes, enjoy the beautiful Uigur girls in their ornate costumes, and be fully intoxicated by this refreshing palace of grapes. Taking a walk along the grape corridor, you will find drying rooms on nearby slopes. Every year over 300 tons of raisins are made here.
Day06:Urumqi to Departure City. (breakfast)
Leave Urumqi . Pack your luggage and get ready for leaving. The guide will transfer you to the airport, and help you board the plane. Say goodbye to Xinjiang and fly out.
in Urumqi city
★★★★ Ramada Tunhe Hotel
★★★ City Hotel
in Turpan city
★★★Turpan Grand Hotel & Oasis Hotel
You can choose any hotel you like with our discount rate and inform us, we will customize the package price according to different hotels.
Our price including:
A.Pick up and drop-off from your hotel ; Entrance fees;
B. Meals as listed in the itinerary
C. Personal Guide & Driver + Private car / van for Private Transfers and sightseeing.
D. Hotels (twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary.
E. All Service Charge and Taxes.
F. Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels.
A. Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
B. Visa Fees.
C. Personal Expenses.
Please Note: Price may vary according to different seasons.
Please note: the below price is for the peak season price, and if you will visit Xinjiang area in low season like from Oct 20 to June 30, we can offer an better price for you!!