IXinjiang Urumqi and Turpan 6 Days tour
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.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. 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
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
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.
Day05: Turpan to Urumqi
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.
Pack your luggage and get ready for leaving. The guide will transfer you to the airport, and help you board the plane. end the tour.