The 7 days Silk Road small group tour covers Kashgar, Urumqi, and Turpan. The tour includes flight from Kashgar to Urumqi and 3 star hotels in each city with breakfast. And tourists will be escorted by guide and driver on each touring days. Join in the tour to visit Xinjiang with low cost.
Day 1Kashgar arrival
Day 2Kashgar: Karakuri Lake
Day 3Kashgar: Id Kah Mosque, Abakh Khoja Tomb, Old Town of Kashgar, Local Livestock Market
Day 4 Kashgar-Urumqi-Turpa: Karez Well, Sugong Pagoda, Jiaohe Ruins
Day 5 Turpan-Urumqi: Bizaklik Thousand Buddha Cave, Tuyuq Village, Flaming Mountian, Urumqi International Bazaar
Day 6Urumqi: Xinjiang Museum, Heavenly Lake
Day 7Urumqi departure
Flight + Hotel with breakfast + English speaking guide + Air condition van with driver + Entrance fee
When you arrive at Kashgar airport, you will find the driver is waiting for you at the exit after you reclaim your luggage. When you meet, the driver will drive you to the hotel. The rest of the day，take your time to relax yourself and prepare for the coming tour. Accommodation: 3 star hotel
Day 2(July 21st) Kashgar(Breakfast)
In the morning, you will meet the guide in the lobby to start your journey. The first full day tour covers only one scenic spot: Karakuri Lake. The lake is 3 hours riding from downtown Kashgar. Together with the snow-capped Muztag Ata Mountain, they make up a fresh picturesque world. Accommodation: 3-star hotel
Day 3(July 22nd) Kashgar (Breakfast)
After the breakfast, we will visit the Id Kah Mosque, a typical Islamic architecture like domes, minarets and arches, as well as pious prayers. It has a 500 years history. The last stop in Kashgar will be the Abakh Khoja Tomb, which is an ancient Islamic building complex and a cemetery. Five generations of a famous Islamic master were buried here. It is considered as the largest dome architecture in the east of the cemetery. The last stop of today is the Old Town of Kashgar and Local Livestock Market. Accommodation: 3-star hotel
Day 4(July 23rd) Kashgar-Urumqi-Turpa (Breakfast)
Take the morning flight to Urumqi. Our local guide and driver in Urumqi will pick you up from airport and then transfer to Turpan. It will take about 2.5 hours riding. Arriving in Turpan we will visit Karez Well, the gigantic underground irrigation system created by ancient Xinjiang people. Then we will visit the existed largest ancient pagoda in Xinjiang, Sugong Pagoda. The pagoda is a 44-meter-high (144 feet) Islamic pagoda, which bears a history of over 200 years. The last stop will be Jiaohe Ruins, which is one of the most important towns along the ancient Silk Road. It is also the largest, oldest and best-preserved earth construction in the world. Accommodation: 3-star hotel
Day 5(July 24th) Turpan-Urumqi (Breakfast)
In the morning after hotel pickup, you will pay a visit to the Bizaklik Thousand Buddha Cave, a series of caves with thousands of Buddhism murals. The vivid murals show many Buddhism figures, stories, and the social life about 1,000 years ago in Ancient Gaochang Kingdom. Then we will visit Tuyuq Village, the oldest existed Uygurs village in Chinawhere you will see the ancient earth-and wood structure Uygures house and it is regarded as the Chinese Mekka due to its position in Muslim people. The last stop in Turpan will be the hottest place in China– the Flaming Hill, situated at the north of ancient Silk Road. The temperature is so high that nothing grows on the hill.When driving back to Urumqi we will visit the Urumqi International Bazaar. Accommodation: 3-star hotel
Day 6(July 25th) Urumqi (Breakfast)
In the morning our local guide will pick you up from hotel and then go to visit Xinjiang Museum to see the unearthed cultural relics full of Uygures ethnic taste. Then we will pay a visit the Heavenly Lake (Tianchi) in the rest of the day. Accommodation: 3-star hotel
Day 7 (July 26th) Urumqi Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, you may have all your belongings and luggage packed, check out of the hotel by yourself. Our guide and driver will drive you to the airport to take the homeward flight.
* Air-conditioned van
* Excellent English Speaking guide
* 3-star hotels with breakfast listed in the itinerary
* Main entrance fee (the first entrance gate) listed in itinerary
* Economy class flight Kashgar – Urumqi
* Travel accident insurance
* Visa support letter
* Lunch and dinner throughout the itinerary
* Cost for optional activities.
* Personal expenses and tips to guide and driver
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Deposit USD 50 will be charged in advance via Paypal for tour booking. The balance can be paid to our tour guide when you are on the tour, or the credit card balance payment via Paypal latest 3 days ahead of the tour date. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.