Day 1 Urumqi Arrival (No Meals)
Our driver and guide will wait for you at the airport terminal exit or train station exit by holding a welcome sign with your name on it and transfer to check in hotel. After a short rest we will pay a visit toXinjiang Regional Museum, The largest comprehensive museum in Xinjiang that focuses on the history and costume of Xinjiang. Back to hotel. Accommodation: Urumqi
Day 2 Urumqi to Fuyun by Van (Breakfast)
In the morning we will pay a visit to Heavenly Lake, 100 kilometers away from city of Urumqi, Heavenly Lake gives the impression of nobleness, elegance and beauty. Clear lake, Snow Mountain and soaring trees compose the charming scenery of the Heavenly Lake. Come to Heavenly Lake, and you will find words are so weak for the surrounding. It will make you totally relaxed no matter you are sitting in a boat, walking in the mountains, or just standing by the lake. After that we will drive to Fuyun County. Accommodation: Fuyun County
Day 3 Fuyun to Burqin by Van (Breakfast)
After breakfast drive for 90 km we will arrive at the Keketuohai National Geological Park, the first national geological park which themed at typical mineral deposit and mine ruins. Then head to Burqin. Enjoy the fish BBC in local night market is recommended. Accommodation: Burqin
Day 4 Burqin to Kanas Lake by Van (Breakfast)
After breakfast we will head to China’s only European-like ecological site Kanas Nature Reserve, where the highlight is the famous Kanas Lake, an alpine lake encircled by dense forest. Shaped like a crescent, the lake has the features of both northern vigor and southern grace. Accommodation: Kanas
Day 5 Kanas to Hemu by Van (Breakfast)
In the early morning, enjoy the sunrise of Kanas and then head to Hemu Village, which close to Mongolia and Russia. Here you will meet the villagers who still lead the nomadic life. Besides, you will also see the rivers, wooden houses, wisps of smoke and birch forest, etc. and take the photo of the beautiful view of the sunset. Stay overnight at Hemu Village. Accommodation: Hemu
Day 6 Hemu to Karamy by Van (Breakfast)
In the morning visit Hemu Village and then drive to Karamay city. Upon arrival we will visit the Urho Ghost City, also known as “Wuerhe Wind City”, a unique wind-eroded geological area commonly referred to as “wind city” because of the frequent howling winds. Due to its eeriness, it is also commonly referred to as “Ghost City”. Then check in hotel. Accommodation: Karamay
Day 7 Karamay to Sayram Lake (Breakfast)
After hotel breakfast we will head to Sayram Lake to appreciate the pure world of the alpine mountain. Spending the rest day on mountain and staying overnight in the yurt. Accommodation: Sayram
Day 8 Sayram to Naraty by Van (Breakfast)
In the morning drive across the Fruit Valley and then continue to Yili and we will arrive in Naraty in the afternoon. The rest day is free for you. Accommodation: Naraty
Day 9 Naraty to Bayinbuluk by Van (Breakfast)
In the early morning visit the Naraty Grassland, a famous tourism and holiday resort in Xinjiang which boasts beautiful grassland scenery and Kazak ethnic flavor. In the afternoon drive to visit Swan Lake Natural Reserve, the second largest grassland in China boasting luxuriant verdant grass, numerous flocks of sheep and varied plants, and the located in the grassland. After that drive to Bayinbuluk. Accommodation: Bayinbuluk.
Day 10 Bayinbuluk/Korlor (Breakfast)
In the morning visit Bayinbuluk Grassland and then head to Korler via the deep of Tianshan Mountain. Accommodation: Korlor
Day 11 Korlor/Turpan (Breakfast)
After breakfast head to Turpan and visit the Jiaohe Ruins upon arrival, one of the most important towns along the ancient Silk Road and the largest, oldest and best-preserved earth construction in the world. Accommodation: Turpan
Day 12 Turpan to Urumqi by Van (Breakfast)
In the morning pick up from hotel and then transfer to visit Karez Well— an amazing irrigation system which made Turpan a rich oasis which is honored as the “Underground Great Wall”. So it is regarded as the pride of Turpan. The next stop will beSugong Pagoda, the largest existed ancient Islamic pagoda in Xinjiang which is also known as the Turpan Pagoda among local residents. After that drive to Urumqi and upon arrival we will pay a visit to International Bazaar, the largest comprehensive market in Xinjiang. Accommodation: Urumqi
Day 13 Urumqi Departure (Breakfast)
Pick up from hotel according to your flight time and transfer to airport for flight departing Urumqi.
*Private transportation with experienced driver
*Accommodation with breakfast (twins bed shared room)
*Excellent English speaking guide
*All the entrance fee throughout the itinerary (Shuttle bus in Kanas, Naraty, Bayinbuluk and Heavenly Lake are included)
*Travel permit ( as the area from Bayinbuluk to Korler is not open to foreign tourist, our company will prepare the travel permit for you)
* Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
* Lunches and Dinners
* Personal expenses
* Tips to guide and driver
* Optional activities
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