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Urumqi & Turpan Adventure tour

Urumqi & Turpan Adventure tour - 4 Days

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Urumqi - Turpan
Take short highlight journey in Urumqi and Turpan - popular destinations in Xinjiang, each offering unique attractions. Urumqi features the Xinjiang Museum, Heavenly Lake, and the Grand Bazaar, while Turpan boasts the Jiaohe Ancient City, Karez Irrigation System, Sugong Pagoda, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, and the ruins of Gaochang City. These sites showcase rich history and culture, making them excellent choices for exploring the charm and civilization of Xinjiang.

Day 1 Urumqi

airport-hotel transfer in Urumqi
Urumqi International Grand Bazaar
Urumqi's International Grand Bazaar is a lively market showcasing Uyghur culture. Visitors can explore colorful stalls selling traditional crafts, spices, and textiles, sample local delicacies, and shop for unique souvenirs. It's a must-visit for an authentic Xinjiang experience.

Day 2 Urumqi

breakfast, lunch
Heavenly Lake, Xinjiang Regional Museum
The Heavenly Lake is surrounded by the vastness of mountains and alpine meadows with an elevation of 2000 meters above sea level.
The Xinjiang Regional Museum is located in the center of Urumqi, showcasing a rich collection of historical artifacts and culture from Xinjiang. Visitors can explore the history and culture of Xinjiang, admire ancient Silk Road relics, and traditional crafts. It is not only a place for historical exhibits but also a destination to learn about Xinjiang's culture. Welcome to explore the Xinjiang Regional Museum and discover the unique charm of this magical land! Open time: 10:30-18:00. Entry stops after 16:30, and advance booking is required.Closed every Monday.

Day 3 Urumqi - Turpan (by automobile)

private transfer from Urumqi to Turpan
breakfast, lunch
Jiaohe Ruins , Karez System, Emin Minaret
The Jiaohe Ruins reveals traces of a prosperous ancient trading center and military base 600 years ago.
The Karez System (UNESCO), an underground irrigation system, is considered to be one of the three great ancient projects of China. Its main function is to deliver water from nearby snow capped mountains to Turpan and its agricultural fields.
Emin Minaret, also known as Sugong Tower, is one of the most famous Islamic constructions and the only Islamic tower in China.

Day 4 Turpan

hotel to the railway station transfer
Bazelik Thousand Buddha Caves, Gaochang Ancient Ruins
The Bazelik Thousand Buddha Caves has 77 caves and inside each cave is a rural of the Buddha painted on the ceiling along with hundreds of Buddhist sculptures and figures.
The Gaochang Ancient Ruins used to be the capital of ancient kingdom Gaochang, which is also the biggest ruins in Xinjiang.

Our Friendly Tips

· Leaving from Turpan, you can travel to Dunhuang. But you may need to stay one more night in Turpan and then take a 3.5-hour high-speed train to Dunhuang the next day. You can also head for the airport in Urumqi where there are frequent flights to other cities.  

· If you prefer to do further explorations of the Silk Road, you can go from Turpan to Korla, Kuqa, Aksu, Kashgar... please feel free to contact your tour consultant if you want to extend your Xinjiang tour itinerary.

Tour Includes :

-- Private tour guide

-- Private air-conditioned coach

-- Land transfers between airport or railway station and hotel

-- Entrance tickets as listed

-- Chinese lunch as listed

-- Centrally located hotels with breakfast

-- Service charge & government taxes

Tour Excludes :

-- International flights with taxes and train tickets

-- Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, phone bills, optional activities

-- Tips for guides and drivers

-- China Visa

-- Travel insurance

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