Day 1 Kashgar Arrival (No Meals)
Met by our local driver at airport by holding a welcome board with your name and then transfer to hotel for rest. The rest day is free at your disposal. Accommodation: Tianyuan Hotel.
Day 2 Kashgar (Breakfast)
Today we will pay a full day tour to Karakuri Lake. After hotel breakfast, drive for about 3 hours we will arrive at the lake spot. The lake is surrounded by the mountain who wears snow cap almost all year round. The tranquil lake and it’s surrounding environment makes a big contrast to the bustling city area. Then back to hotel in Kashgar. Accommodation: Tianyuan Hotel.
Day 3 Kashgar (Breakfast)
After hotel breakfast, you will firstly visit the Id Kah Mosque which is the holy land for the Muslims. Every day, there are thousands of Muslims worshipping here. In the history, Id Kah Mosque used to be a school where taught Islam culture. Many scholars and honored clergies graduated from here. Next you will visit the Abakh Khoja Tombwhich used to be the family graveyard of the powerful ruler, Abakh Khoja, in 17th century. At last take a walk at the Old Town to see the past of Kashgar. Accommodation: Tianyuan Hotel.
Day 4 Kashgar to Urumqi by Flight and to Turpan by Car/Van (Breakfast)
In the morning pick up from hotel lobby and pay a visit to a local livestock market, afterwards transfer to airport for flight to Urumqi. The flight ticket will be left to you and we suggest the flight departing Kashgar at around 15:00. Upon arrival in Urumqi airport, pick up by local driver and guide and drive for about 2.5 hours to Turpan to visitKarez Well— an amazing underground irrigation system which made Turpan a rich oasis. Followed by Sugong Pagoda, the largest existed ancient Islamic pagoda in Xinjiang. At last we will visitJiaohe Ruinswhich was once the biggest and oldest city built on rammed earth, dating back to 2nd century BC. In the evening have dinner in a local Uighur family. Accommodation: Karez Hotel.
Day 5 Turpan to Urumqi by Car/Van (Breakfast)
In the morning, pick up by driver and guide from your hotel and start to days tour with Bezklik Grottoes to appreciate the Buddhist relics in Xinjiang and next move to Astana Tombs which is called “Underground Museum of Turpan Area”. The 500 tombs will tell you detailed information of ancient Gaochang Kingdom. Afterwards transfer to visit Tuyuq Village where you will see vineyards, orchards, narrow roads and irrigation channels stretch through local earth-and-brick houses while taking walk. Finally pay a visit to the Flaming Mountain to feel the temperature of the hottest place in China. Transfer back to Urumqi and visit International Bazaar. After that back to hotel. Accommodation: Jinggu Hotel.
Day 6 Urumqi (Breakfast)
After breakfast visit the Xinjiang Regional Museum where over 50,000 items in the collection about the Niya Ruins,Loulan Ruins. Then we will drive about 1.5hr (120km) to the Heavenly Lake to experience the lifestyle of the local Kazaks in the deep of Tianshan Mountain. Back to hotel in Urumqi. Accommodation: Jinggu Hotel
Day 7 Urumqi Departure (Breakfast)
Pick up from hotel lobby according to your flight time and transfer to airport for flight departing Urumqi. Service ends here.
* Private transportation with experienced driver
* Excellent English Speaking Guide
* All the entrance fee
* Hotel with breakfast listed in the itinerary
* 2bottels of water each pax every day
* Dinner in the local Uighur family
* All the flights
* Lunches and dinners
* Tips to the guide and driver
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