Tour Code: XJ-FA02
Destinations: Kashgar-Karakul Lake-Kashgar-Urumqi-Turpan-Urumqi
Tour type: Culture,History,Folklore,Landscape
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Highlights: visit the Sunday Bazaar which is still alive in modern times. overnight in the yurt of local Kazakhs in Heavenly lake which located in the deep of Tianshan Mountain. visit the UNESCO of Jiaohe Ruins. enjoy the hospitalily of local Uighur family. you can not miss
You are arriving at Irkestam border or Turgart Border border today, our guide and driver will meet you there and transer you to hotel check in, have a good rest and feel free to do some explorations at your pleasure.
Today we will get one step further to Turpan's history and hospitality by visiting Bezklik Grottoes, Astana Tombs and Tuyoq village. 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. After that, we will continue to visit which 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 times, a great number of cultural relics have been unearthed, including Chinese documents, textiles, epitaphs, coins, clay sculptures, pottery, wooden wares, silk-paintings, crops and foods ,etc., and total number of them reaches tens thousands. Known as “the Underground Museum.We will visit a for lunch. Turpan is a kingdom of Grapes, all the local uyger families plant the grapes at the back of their house. Local Uyger family visiting is a special experience for you to know their lifestyle in the fireland.
It is time to say goodbye, airport transfer after breakfast. The last week have been a glorious adventure. You have made a lifetime's worth of precious memories, but you left Xinjiang & the silkroad with so much unexplored.
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|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|