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Xinjiang, such a vast land! No matter what you want to experience from a trip, you can find something interesting there. But how to explore the beauty of the biggest province in China as traveler? This 9-Day tour will provide you with the best answer! Hemu Village, Kanas Lake, … Both of the stunning scenes in northern Xinjiang and amazing cultural landscapes in Turpan have been included!


  • Walk around the oldest Uygur village - Tuyoq Village to feel the rich history of the ancient silk road.

  • Stroll around the Grand Bazaar and grab some Xinjiang local yummy food.

  • Enjoy you leisure time in the Tuva Village of Hemu and appreciate the breathtaking scenery of sunrise and sunset.

  • Wander around the turquoise-like Kanas lake and look for the trace of Kanas water monsters.


Day 1Your city to Urumqi

Our nice guide will meet you at the airport and be transferred to the Hotel.

Erdaoqiao Market & International Bazaar,The Erdaoqiao Bazaar is the largest in Urumqi. You'll find a bustling market filled with fruit, clothing, crafts, knives, carpets and almost anything that you can imagine. On Sunday, there are more stalls and more goods to buy than any other day. The old streets around the bazaar are really worth seeing.Here is the most welcomed place by tourist especialy by ladies where they can buy some traditional yugur make up cosmetic.

Xinjiang Museum, the museum is the main institution to collect and investigate the unearthed cultural relics and specimens in Xinjiang. There are more than 50 thousand pieces of various kinds of cultural relics stored in the museum, among them, the ancient mummies represented by ‘the Loulan Beauty', manuscripts in Chinese, Kharosthi, Qiuci, Yanji, Tibetan, Uigurian and other characters prevailed in ancient Westen Regions, the silk ,wool, cotton and hemp fabrics and folk rainment, etc., are unusual tidbits in the world.

Transport: Coach
Accommodation: Overnight in Urumqi

Day 2Urumqi to Burqin County (700kms 9hrs driving)

Today, after enjoying your breakfast in the hotel, we will drive along the National Road NO 216 to Burqin. You can enjoy the scenery along the way.

Transport: Coach
Accommodation: Overnight in Burqin
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3Burqin to Kanas Lake (180kms 3hrs driving)

Visit Kanas Lake, cruises on the lake Tuwa Tribe village

Kanas Lake the most beautiful mountain lake you have never seen. It is the latest lake open to all tourists in China and has attained a reputation as “the tourism pearl of Mountain Altai”. The lake takes on different colors following the four seasons of the year, sometimes it's crystal blue, sometimes it's dark green, or even gray, you may find it containing many colors setting off each another at a time, thus it has got a name as the color-changing lake. 

Tuwa Tribe A Mongolian tribe called Tuwa lives on the south bank of the Kanas Lake. Believing in Lamaism, it is a valiant ethic minority with a long history. Tuwa people speak Turkish, resembling the language of Kazakh, and live on hunting and graze. They also have a special folk custom.

Transport: Coach
Accommodation: Overnight in Kanas
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4Kanas to Hemu

Visit the Hemu village and Enjoy the Horse Riding there(1 hour)

Hemu Village It is one of the three residences of the Tuva Mongol in China. The Tuva Mongol is believed to be the offspring of the troops of Genghis Khan when he crusaded west. The Tuva Mongol of Hemu Village lives in frame houses half-buried in the ground to resist the chillness of winter. They believe in Buddhism and have well preserved the traditional beliefs of their tribe. Religious and traditional festivals are always jolly and busy, while the landscape tempts every visitor come back to experience the wildness of nature

Transport: Coach
Accommodation: Overnight in Hemu
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5Hemu to Karamay (600kms 8hrs driving)

Drive to Karamay. Visit Ghost City

("black oil" in the Uygur language) became famous in the 1950s for petroleum production. Oil and natural gas are Karamay's main mineral resources. The city has such tourist attractions as the Wurhe Ghost City, Mt. Black Oil Park, and the No. 1 Well, and so on.

Ghost City:the most beautiful Yardan landform in this region.The movie “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” has left you a deep impression of the multi-colored bay where the heroine Ziyi was hidden, this special desert scene shot in the movie is located at the Gobi desert,

Transport: Coach
Accommodation: Overnight in Karamay
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6Karamay to Turpan (530kms, 7-8hrs driving)

Drive to Turpan Enjoy the Local Uyger Show in the Grape Trellies

Uyger Show The folk dance in Turfan is famous for its grace, nature, lightness and cheerfulness. Under grape trellises in summer, loud and clear sounds of tambourines and Suona horns, graceful dance, and affecting “Meshrep” can clear up the hotness and refresh you after you journey.

Transport: Coach
Accommodation: Overnight in Turpan
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7Turpan Sightseeing

Visit Bezklik Grottoes, Astana Tombs, Sugong Minerat.

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 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.

Local Uyger Family with Vineyard 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.

Transport: Coach
Accommodation: Overnight in Turpan
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8Turpan to Urumqi (180kms 2.5hrs driving)

Visit Jiaohe Ruined city, Karez Irrigation System ,Turpan Minority Souvenir and Carpet Shop and in the afternoon back to Urumqi

Jiaohe Ruined The Jiaohe Ruins is located on a mesa in willow leaf shape between the Yarnaz River valleys 10 kilometers to the west of Turfan City. running from northwest to southeast, 1760 meters long and 300 meters across at the widest part. The city includes city gates, streets and lanes, government office, temples, domestic houses, cave houses, wells, and an underground temple. 

Sugong Minerat Locatedin Mura Village 2 kilometers to the east of the city of Turfa , theTower was built in the 41st year of the Qianlong period of the Qing Dynasty,It is an embodiment of the ancient architectural arts of the Uygur nationality. The tower is 37 meters high and 10 meters in diameter at the base. The body of the tower is cylindroid in shape, built with bricks arranged in various symmetrical patterns on the outer wall. The tower has 14 windows and a spiral stairs inside it leading to the top. 

Karez Irrigation System The Karez System is a unique irrigation system in Turfan, which, taking advantage of the slopes, draws the underground water to flow by itself to irrigate farmland. It consists of four parts: vertical wells, underground channels, ground canals and small reservois

Turpan Minority Souvenir and Carpet ShopLocated at the suburb of Turpan, mainly manages the Xinjiang carpet, the Hetian jade, some Xinjiang famous raw material for medicine as well as introduces Xinjiang's traveling class books

Transport: Coach
Accommodation: Overnight in Urumqi
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9Urumqi to Your City

Today, our northern Xinjiang trip is about to an end. We will transfer you to the airport to catch your flight back to your sweet home. Wish you a pleasant journey home!

Transport: Coach
Accommodation: No Accommodation
Meals: Breakfast

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1, Private transportation with good AC through out the itinerary. Xinjiang China Travel will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info. 4pax- 7seats. 6pax- 12seats. 8pax- 18seats. 12pax-33seats

2, Excellent and friendly English Speaking guide

3, 4star hotel with breakfast

4, Entrance fee listed through out the itinerary

5, Travel insurance and government tax

6, Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily

7, 24/7 helpline while you are traveling

* 2 bottles of water each person on daily use


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