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Duration
12 Days
Destination
Xinjiang
Travellers
1-20 person

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North Xinjiang considers as the north of Tianshan mountains, mostly nature tours. We add the Urumqi and Turpan section in the tour, so that it includes cultural, historical and natural sites, which make your tour more meaningful and colorful.

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Airport in Urumqi
Return Location
Airport in Urumqi
Additional Information
Time limits: Please let us know if your time is not enough this tour, we can cutomize the itinerary for you.
Price includes
  • All meals during the tour
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and tour spots
  • Hotel accommodation during the tour
  • LOI for Chinese Visa
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Transportation with air-conditioned car/bus
Price does not include
  • Excursions other than those specified in trips
  • Extra cost if tour is delayed or changed due to reasons beyond control
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Day 1 Arrive in Urumqi.
  • Day 2 Urumqi - Turpan, 190km.
  • Day 3 Turpan- Urumqi.
  • Day 4 Urumqi- Karamay.
  • Day 5 Karamay - Burqin (Altay area) 320 km.
  • Day 6 Burqin - Kanas Lake
  • Day 7 Kanas Lake to Hemu village
  • Day 8 Hemu village to Burqin.
  • Day 9 Buerjin -Koktokai town.
  • Day 10 Kokyokai national geological park.
  • Day 11 Fuyun-Urumqi. (470 km).
  • Day 12 Urumqi airport.
Day 1 Arrive in Urumqi.

Red hill(Hong shan) park, Grand bazaar.

After arrival, our guide will pick you from Urumqi airport, then you will drive to Red hill(Hong shan) park, there you can visit tho whole city on the top of the hill also enjoy the Pagoda was built 200 years ago, then we will visit Grand bazaar and back to hotel. Stay in Urumqi.

Day 2 Urumqi - Turpan, 190km.

Xinjiang regional museum, Sultan minaret, Karez well, Jiaohe ruines.

After breakfast, we visit Xinjiang regional museum, this is a golden place before you visit Xinjiang, you will have basic information for Xinjiang, then we drive to to Turpan. after lunch, we visit Sultan minaret, it is the highest minaret in Xinjiang, then Karez undersground irrigation system, one of the three ancient achievements of China, at the last, before sun set, we visit Jiaohe ancient city, you will witness 2300 years old earth constructed digged city. Stay in Turpan.

Day 3 Turpan- Urumqi.

Flaming mountain, Tuyuk village, Bizeklik buddha caves

In the morning, we drive to Flaming mountain, it is the hottest place in Turpan, reddish and total grassless mountain, then we continue to Tuyuk village, if you like, we will have a local lunch in farmers home, then we visit Bizeklik buddha caves, it was a Buddhist central temple from 5th till 14th century. afternoon back to Uruumqi.

Day 4 Urumqi- Karamay.

Heavenly lake (Tianchi )

In the morning, we drive to the Heavenly lake (Tianchi ), it is 110km north east of Urumqi city, one of the most beautiful and most green places in West China, the lake located near foot of the Boghda mountain, at the elevation of 1980m above sea level. after lunch drive to Karamay city. Stay in Karamay.

Day 5 Karamay - Burqin (Altay area) 320 km.

Ghost city

Karamay is located at the west edge of Gobi desert, based on the oil industry. On the way, visit the famous Ghost city, it is about 100 km away from Karamay city. Around the Ghost city, you can also spot many oil drilling and pipelines. Stay in Burqin.

Day 6 Burqin - Kanas Lake

Kanas Lake.

On the way to Kanas Lake, you will pass through some mountains, Kazakh villages and natural grasslands. In the afternoon, we visit Kanas Lake, Kanas lake area can be  described that most charming pure land of Xinjiang, everywhere is grassland, pine, birch trees, scenery is fantastic, it is a part of Irtish river, after that we back to Jiadengyu to overnigt, a village between two mountains. There are many hotels, restaurants and shops. you can walk to the hills not far from your hotel. The view of the forest, grassland and mountain must be exciting.

Day 7 Kanas Lake to Hemu village

Kanas Lake, Fish view platform, Hemu village

After breakfast, we visit the Kanas Lake for the second time, but we go different part of tha Lake-Fish view platform, there you will climb 1000 step to get the platform and enjoy the whole area. After lunch, we go to the Hemu village, it is about 70 km away, but it takes about 2 hours since the speed limit in the mountains. The houses in the village are mostly built by woods, the view around it is very beautiful. You will enjoy the Sunset. Stay in Hemu village.

Day 8 Hemu village to Burqin.

Hemu village, Colorful beach.

In the morning, you will get up early to see the sunrise from the hill above the river, can see the full view of the village too. Then we drive to Burqin, on the way, we visit the colorful beach on the bank of Irtish river. The sunset view of the bank is really colorful. Stay in Burqin.

Day 9 Buerjin -Koktokai town.

On the way, you will pass through many different landscapes, semi desert, wetland, river, lakes and mountains. You will stop a few places for photos and relax your muscle. Stay in Koktokai.

Day 10 Kokyokai national geological park.

Kokyokai national geological park.

The geological park is located at the border with Mongoliya, the upstream of the Irtish river. The water is so clear and mountain hills are so gigantic. In the afternoon, drive back to the Fuyun county. Stay in Fuyun.

Day 11 Fuyun-Urumqi. (470 km).

Karamay wild animal protection zone, Fiery mountain.

It is a long drive today, the landscape is mostly dry and flat. You are going through the Karamay natural reserve area for wild animals like horse and donkey, if you are lucky, you may spot some wild horse by the road, we will also see the red Fiery mountain, it is a burned stone mountain by the Sun. Stay in Urumqi.

Day 12 Urumqi airport.

Our guide and driver will take you to the airport in the morning, end the tour.

More about Xinjiang

Xinjiang is located in the middle of Asia, a vital gateway of the Silk Road, which connect China with the Southern Asia, Western Asia as well as Europe. In the past 2000 years, through the international trading passage – The Silk Road, the products and techniques from China, such as Silk fabric, powder, medical materials, paper making and compass etc., spread into the western world. At the same time, glass, Medical materials, wool fabrics, vegetables, melon and fruits, as well as the three world big religions came to China from the West and Central Asia.v
North Xinjiang considers as the north of Tianshan mountains, mostly nature tours. We add the Urumqi and Turpan section in the tour, so that it includes cultural, historical and natural sites, which make your tour more meaningful and colorful.

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North Xinjiang Tour

Price
$Ask us per person
Duration
12 Days
Destination
Xinjiang
Travellers
1-20 person
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