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Turpan Travel Overview

Located in a depression 155m below sea level, Turpan is called China’s “Death Valley” featuring extremely incredible climate which could range from 50℃ in summer to -20℃ in winter, however, it is one of the most interesting destination in China for visitors and tourists from home and abroad.

Turpan is considered to be oasis in desert and the key of the city’s survival is its karez water system. “Karez” in local Uyghur language means “well” and Turpan owes its prosperity to water provided by the ca...
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  • How to Arrange Your Turpan Trip
  • Turpan Travel Season Tips
    Located in a depression of 155m below sea level in what is called China’s “Death Valley”, Turpan city suffers an extreme weather where summer is long, dry and burning hot and winter is desperately cold. The whole year average temperature in Tur...
  • Transportation
    Air Turpan Jiaohe Airport 10km away from the city center in NW Turpan, the airport is used to serve local tourism and assist airport in Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang Province, as well. Flights depart from here could take passengers to all the...
  • Dinning
    Fruits When talk about Turpan’s specialties, one thing must be mentioned is definitely the local fruits. The city’s unique geographical environment and abundant underground water resource make Turpan a paradise for fruits growing. From May to late...
  • Shopping
    Laocheng Agricultural Product Market Laocheng Market is the biggest free market for agricultural products trading. You could purchase nuts, grains, spices, daily necessities and local specialties here and experience the real life of local residents....
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