This 8 days north Xinjiang group tour will bring you to the world of fairy tale. You will travel through beautiful snow mountains and boundless grasslands to enjoy the stunning scenery of crystal-like lakes! Sayram Lake, Naraty Grassland, Xiata Grassland and Kalajun Grassland are all included. You will also enjoy a trekking tour in the fairyland Qiongkushitai that is off the beaten track and feel the exotic atmosphere in Liuxing Street in Yining city.


  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of Sayram Lake, which is known as the last tear of the Atlantic

  • Release yourself in the boundless Kalajun Grassland and be surrounded by lovely wild flowers

  • Trekking in the fairyland Qiongkushitai which is off the beaten track


Day 1Yining Arrival

Upon arrival, our friendly guide and driver will meet you at the exit of the airport then go to hotel and check in. You can stroll around Yining city by yourself or just have a good rest.

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Yining

Day 2Yining to Sayram Lake then drive back to Yining (280kms, 5hrs driving)

This morning we will visit the beautiful Sayram Lake. Sayram Lake is almost a parallelogram with three entrances and exits. There are East Gate, South Gate and North Gate. From the south gate to Keleyongzhu, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, it is the best place to take a beautiful picture of the reflection. 

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Yining
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3Yining to Naraty Grassland (250kms, 4hrs driving)

Today is a good day for sightseeing. Our destination is Naraty Grassland, one of four famous grassland in the world.

Prairie is as beautiful as in a or a picture. There are springs densely distributed here. Every year, from May to September, with flowers all blossoming out here and numerous herds gathering around, a great number of tourists domestic and abroad are attracted here. 

Explore the traditional Kazakh way of life is also an activity that you can't miss in this place. Afterwards, bus transfer to Yining for overnight stay.

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Naraty
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4Naraty to Zhaosu (350kms, 5hrs driving)

Get up early and start your jouenry around 8:30, today's first destination is Zhaosu Wetland Park, The wetland park has many biological species, such as some rare plants and protected animals. Hiking in the park 2-3 hours, to see hordes of horses galloping like arrows in the river. Every day at noon there will be a large number of horses bath in the river, chasing each other, splashing waves. 

After visiting, we will transfer to hotel.

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Zhaosu
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5Xiata to Qiongkushitai (221kms, 4hrs driving)

Today you will take an unusual journey to the Qiongkushitai, a nomadic village on the Kalajun Prairie at the foot of Tianshan Mountains. The famous ancient Wusun Trail starts from here. Driving along a country to this tranquil village. Spend the rest of your day wandering on the vast grassland or get some rest for tomorrow's trekking.

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Qiongkushitai
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6Trekking to Kalajun Trekking (17kms, 6-8hrs trekking)

Slept well last night? This morning we will start trekking from Qiongkushitai to Kalajun Prarie!  Make sure to strech before you go. This trail attracts lots of trekkers and has became one of the most famous trails in Xinjiang, walking along the path, you will be amazed by the picuresque landscape.

We will trekk about 6hrs, upon arrival, have a good rest!

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Kalajun
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7Kalajun to Yining (160kms, 3hrs driving)

Have a nice breakfast. Today we will have a relaxing day. In the morning, we stroll on the grassland. You can take some photos to record the impressive scenery. After that, we drive to Yining for overnight stay. We will go to Yining downtown and pay a visit to Liuxing Street, which has witnessed the cultural symbiosis phenomenon of the combination of foreign culture and local culture. 

Transport: Car
Accommodation: Overnight in Yining
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8Yining Departure

Today is the end of your journey, say goodbye to Yining! You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home. Hope you had a memorable trip and looking forward to seeing you again in your next China trip! 

Transport: Car
Accommodation: No Accommodation
Meals: Breakfast

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  • 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, 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.


  • 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


Comfortable Vehicles with good aircondition, Friendly and professional Drivers.

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


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


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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