Tour Code: XJ-PH02
Destinations: Urumqi → five-colored (Yardan Landform) → Mulei Diversiform-leaved Poplar Forest → Hami → Kumtag Desert → Tuyoq village → Urumqi
Tour type: Culture,History,Adventure,Folklore,Landscape
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Highlights: Xinjiang Tour: Hami and Balikun. Experience the vast grassland in Balikun and eastern Xinjiang Hami. You will also visit the famous trading post of Turpan to experience the profound history and culture ancient Silk Road.
Meet guide and check in the hotel and then there will be a meeting about the tour. And enjoy the Uyghur Show in Erdaoqiao Market.
Drive some 250km northwards to Five-colored Park, and pass by the Kalamali Wild
animal protection Reserve. where you can see the wild ass, wild horses,
wild camels if you are luckily enough. And take the photo, focus on the
Colored Yardan landform in the sunset. Throughout the long period of
wind erosion，it has formed many various conformations like
pavilions，castles，palaces，towers，and some eerily lifelike things，such as
tigers，lions，camels，fungus，and so on；there are also fanciful scenery of
wispy lakes，forests，cars，and so onIn the evening enjoy the hot spring
in the vast gobi desert.
and we will arrive Jiangbulak Prairie in the afternoon,
experience the present nomadic Kazaks in the modern society. There is a
strange waterfall that the water flow from the downside to the upside.
where are the diversiform-leaved poplar in the vast desert. The forest
has the long history, with different mix of the style. And focus on the
poplar in the vast desert in the sunset.
in the sunrise and then head to Balikun county—one of the famous stop in the ancient silk road. Focus on the Balikun Lake and the picturesque ingenious prairie.
and then head to White Stone park and focus on the view of the East Tianshan prairie. And in the afternoon head to sand dune.
and then have lunch upon arrival in Hami, and in the afternoon focus on the ghost city Hami Ghost Castle lies in the southwest Gobi．about 30 kilometers away from Wubao village of Hami．Yadan spectacle in Hami emerged from the black sand wave．Therefore，it is like a mysterious city in the black sea．It has been developed into Yadan ecological garden．Centered at one of the old station，
it includes four scenic spots：east，south，west，and north cities.
Head to Shanshan after breakfast and in the afternoon we will go to Kumtag desert and take the photo there.Kumtag desert and take the photo there.
And then head to Tuyoq Village and experience the local Uyger’s life style. And after lunch visit the Astana Tombs and Bezklik Grottoes. Back to Urumqi .
Tuyoq Valley The caves lies 65 kilometers to the east of the city of Turfan and are constructed or dug in eastern and western cliffs in Tuyoq valley . Among more than 40 caves, there are 10 preserving murals. They are considered to be the earliest caves in Turfan, Murals are mostly damaged, but unique in style.
Bezklik Grottoes It is located 50 kilometers to the east of Turfan City . “Bezeklik”means “a place with beautiful decoration”. There are 83 numbered caves; among them 40 preserved murals totaling 1200 square meters. These caves are first excavated in Qu`s Gaochang period. The exising caves were reconstructed or newly extended by Uighurian people. In some caves one can find that Buddhish murals are painted on Manichean murals. Themes of the murals are mainly the stories about causes.
Astana Tombs Located over 40 kilometers to the southeast of Turfan City , covering an area of 10 square kilometers, the Astana Tombs are the graveyard of the residents lived in the Gaochang City in the Jin-Tang times, including large sized family graveyard. Between 1959 and 1975,here had been excavated 13.
You will be transferred to the airport based on your flight time.
Guarantee: Every vehicle with good air-condition
New car within four years
Professional & experienced driver
|City||Superior class||Deluxe class||Budget class|
|Kashgar||Bacony Hotel||Tianyuan International||Qinbag Hotel|
|Urumqi||Hoitak hotel||New Times Hotek||City Grand Hotel|
|Turpan||Tuha Petroleum Hotel||Huozhou (fireland) Hotel||Jiao He Plaza|
|Kuqa||Kuqa International Hotel||Kuqa Hotel|