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Urumqi Travel Guide

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Xinjiang Museum
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Heavenly Lake


Urumqi is the capital city of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China. It is also an important stop along the ancient Silk Road, leading to the Central Asia and even as far as Europe. As an inhabitant of 52 minority ethnic groups. People to Xijiang will see many local residents with western Asian faces.

Being located in the very west part of China, Urumqi has much distinctive for seasons. Spring and autumn is short and comfortable. Winter is long and extremely cold, the temperature can be as low as -20 degree Centigrade. While in summer it can be as hot as 40 degree centigrade.

The two hours’ time difference between Xinjiang and Beijing lead to local working time starting from 09:30 or 10:00. The temperature widely ranges between day and night. So if the travel company advise you start your tour at 11:00 or 12:00, please just take the advised starting time.

Urumqi Tours

4 Days Urumqi Leisure Tour

Traveling Cities: Urumqi The 4 days tour package is designed for tourists who want to do an easy and funny Urumqi tour. Pay a visit to Xinjiang museum to see the past of Xinjiang area which will take you back to ancient time. Heavenly Lake nearby Urumqi will purify one’s soul. And the Red Hill park will treat tourist with the grand work of the nature and wisdom of human bings.

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4 Days Urumqi Culture Tour

Traveling Cities: Urumqi Xinjiang Regional Museum is the largest comprehensive museum in Xinjiang area in which the exhibits will explain the past of Xinjiang in details. And Southern Pasture is regearded as the great pasture in south side of Tianshan Mountian. Take the 4 days tour to find basic facts of them.

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5 Days Urumqi Discovery Tour

Traveling Cities: Urumqi Xinjiang, the most remote territory of PRC, has plenty of mystery waiting for exploring. And Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang, is the largest city nearby northwestern frontier of China.what is the city looks like and how that city survived in dessert? Just take the tour to discover.

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Heavenly Lake

Heavenly Lake was also called Yaochi in ancient time. It locates 110 km east to Urumqi on the waist of Bogeda Mountain with a altitude of 1910 meters. Covering 4.9 square kilometers, this crescent-shaped water area wins the honor Pearl of Heavenly Mountain (Tianshan Mountain). With plenty of melted snow as its source, Heavenly Lake always enjoys the crystal water.

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Xinjiang Regional Museum

Situated in downtown City of Urumqi, the Xinjiang Regional Museum is the largest institute that preserve and study the cultural relics and samples discovered in Xianjiang area. The museum was originally built in 1953 in the Uigur style and the internal decoration also has strong ethnic features.

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