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Overview

This group tour covers all the essential sights in northern Xinjiang. The heavely wonderland Kanas, tranquil village in Hemu, boundless Naraty Grassland and crystal-like Sayram Lake. If you are looking for an exclusive northern Xinjiang tour showing the beauty of nature, this one should be on your list!

Highlights

  • Pay a visit the turquoise finger-shaped Kanas lake, the Last Fairyland on the earth to discover Water Monster here as well.

  • Enjoy yourself in Tuwa Village of Hemu for its cooking smoke alike painted in pictures rising up on Tuwan's wooden houses, grassland, horse riding, yurt culture, and Tuwa' food and traditions

  • Urho Ghost City, also know as wind city. Being one of the few typical wind erosion physiognomies in the world, it is renowned for its howling wind and unique structures.

  • Appreciate the fascinating scenery of one of the most beautiful grasslands in the world - Naraty Grassland to experience the nomadic lifestyle of Kazakh people

Itinerary

Day 1Urumqi Arrival

Today you will catch the flight to Urumqi. We will meet you at the airport. Transfer to your hotel and check in. Have a good rest.

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Urumqi

Day 2Urumqi to Fuhai

Today you will enjoy the tour of the picturesque Heavenly Lake (approximately 1.5hrs), 2000m up in the Tianshan mountain range which is surrounded by the snow mountains, blooming wildflowers, evergreen pine trees. 40-minute scenic shuttle bus ride that twists though the dramatic mountains. Then you can either walk to the lakeside in 10mins or take the electronic cart. There are 3 options suggested. Boating cruise to take the incredible view of Tianshan Mountain. Trekking along the lake in the fresh air. or you can explore further to the Maya Mountain by the cable car to enjoy the magnificent view of the Mountains. 


After the visiting, we will drive you to Fuhai County for overnight stay.

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Fuhai
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3Fuhai to Hemu

Arrive in Beitun in the early momrning, enjoy a simple breakfast at the local restaurant, Then we will travel to the most beautiful Tuwa village Hemu, tranquil village, herds of cattle and sheep, warm and hospitable locals, What a beautiful and mysterious place! if you want to explore the life of Tuwa people, they will very welcome you to visit their family. 


Tips: When arrive in Hemu, we will change the shuttle bus to the village, please  leave your luggage in the coach. Prepare a washing bag and just take your necessities.

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Hemu
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4Hemu to Kanas

Your guide and driver will pick you up in the morning, and then drive along the mountain road to Kanas Nature Reserve, China's only European-like ecological site that has been awarded the title of the "Pure Land of the World" due to its unspoiled natural scenery. 


En-route, visit Kanas Lake. Upon arrival change the shuttle bus to the inside of the Reserve to enjoy the beautiful scenery, head to the Fish Pavilion, enjoy a view of Kanas. Later afternoon back to Jiadengyu district to check into the hotel. 

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Kanas
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5Kanas to Urho

Today we will head to Burqin, enjoy the scenery of Five-Colored Beach, Walk into the colorful Beach, you will feel as if in a dream world. The unique lava landscape consisted of purplish red, vandyke red, yellow and light green mudstone, sandstone and gravel. This is the most beautiful colorful Beach, masterpiece of nature, and miracle of Burqin. after lunch we will drive to enjoy the sunset of Urho Ghost City, amazed by the power of the nature.   aka Wuerhe Wind City", a unique wind-eroded geological area commonly referred to as "wind city" because of the frequent howling winds.
And we will spend the night in Urho Town

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Urho Town
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6Urho to Jinghe

Morning we will head to Jinghe for overnight, we will drive to Dushanzi and pay a visit to the amazing Dushanzi Grand Canyon, which is the hidden attraction in Xinjiang, formed by the snow and rain of Tianshan Mountain in dry years, like a group of bamboo poles rising up. Besides, you will also enjoy the vast cotton fields along the road and the harvest time is from beginning of Sept to Oct.

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Jinghe County
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7Jinghe to Yining

Today we are going to the most beautiful  Sayram Lake, the another highlight of your northern Xinjiang tour, which is known as the last drop of tears of the Atlantic. Sayram Lake is a fairyland with wonderful natural scenery. its water is very clear and pure. 


You can stroll on the shore, enjoy the blooming wildflowers and the beautiful grassland around the lake. Then driving on the spectacular Guozigou Bridge, the largest and most important bridge in Xinjiang. 

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Yining
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8Yining to Tekes

Driving from Yining to Tekes, you will start your journey from the ingenious Kalajun Prairie, which is as beautiful as in a poem or a picture. There are springs densely distributed here. Every year, from May to September. The ideal place for people of the pasture to exchange materials and hold cultural activities. Kalajun, in Kazak, means "a dark wilderness". For generations, people on the grassland have lived a simple nomadic life. The traditional lifestyle exudes a unique charm. 

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Tekes
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9Tekes to Naraty

Today, your guide and driver will pick you up in the morning. We'll head to the famous pasture Naraty Air Grassland, The famous pasture has been famous pasture land ever since the ancient times, and there are wide river valley, high mountains, the crisscrossed deep gores, the flourishing foreset and open grassland. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery and explore the Kazakh way of life. Afterwards, we will transfer you to check in your hotel. Have a good rest.

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Naraty
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10Naraty to Yining then Train to Urumqi

Say farewell to beautiful Naraty and back to Yining. we will go to Kazanqi Folk Village, a blue fairy tale town in the city. This village in the hinterland of the Tianshan Mountains is full of colorful Uyghur dwellings. It is a Soviet style with sky blue Color-based, colorful spire houses with wood-carved windows are like walking into Chefchaouen in Morocco. 


Next, pay a visit to the Accordion Museum on Liuxing Street. According to reports, the museum has a collection of more than 800 accordions from more than 20 countries, attracting many tourists to take pictures here, and even music lovers come here.


Later in the day, take high-speed train from Yining to Urumqi. Upon arrival, be met at the train station and transferred to the hotel to have check-in.

Transport: Car + Train
Accommodation: Overnight in Yining
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11Urumqi Departure

Today you will be transferred to the airport and back to your sweet home, wish you have a pleasant journey home!

Transport: Car
Accommodation: No Accommodation
Meals: Breakfast

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Includes

  • Private transportation through out the itinerary. Xinjiang China 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

  • 4star hotel include breakfast (2ppl in one room), service charge and government tax. Located in the downtown

  • All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary

  • Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides

  • Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.

  • Travel and health insurance when travel with us.

  • 8, A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.

Excludes

  • International and domestic flights not indicated.

  • Food, Lunch or dinner not specified

  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers

  • Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned

Trip Notes

  • We always offer friendly and supportive discount for seniors and Families with little kids.

  • You are able to visit Xinjiang during Ramadan. All the restaurants are open

  • Complimentary 2 bottles of water each person on daily use.

  • You will need Travel permit to Taxkorgan and Bayinbuluk


Transportation

Comfortable Vehicles with good aircondition, Friendly and professional Drivers.

2pax- 5seats. 4pax - 7seats. 6pax - 12seats. 9pax- 17seats. 12-15pax - 33seats.


Accommodation

All the hotels we selected are 4 star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients. 3star hotel in some remote towns where 4stars are not avilable. NO SMOKING rooms will be booked for you


Guides

Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from Xinjiang China Travel.


Climate and Altitude

Generally speaking End March—End Oct are the best time to visit Xinjiang. From mid April to mid of August is the best time to explore the vast grassland in Yili River valley which borders with Kazakhstan.Mid may to Mid Oct is the best time to explore north Xinjiang of Kanas Nature park. End March to Mid June, Sept and Oct are the perfect season to South Xinjiang for its pleasant weather and sweet fruits.  No need to worry about high altitude along the Xinjiang. We will prepare Oxygen bags if required. We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.

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