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8 Days Urumqi Korla Kuqa Aksu Kashgar

8 Days Xinjiang tour of highlight sites in Urumqi, Korla, Kuqa, Aksu, and Kashgar. The tour service includes: private vehicle in each city, local friendly guide, entrance fee, meals, hotel, and flight from Kashgar to Urumqi.

  • Day 1Urumqi Arrival

    Day 2Uurmqi – Korla by Car: Bosten Lake

    Day 3 Korla – Kuqa by Car: Diversifolious Poplar Forest

    Day 4Kuqa – Aksu by Car: Kizil Thousand Buddha Grottoes, Tianshan Grand Canyon

    Day 5Aksu – Kashgar by Car

    Day 6 Kashgar – Karakul Lake - Kashgar: Karakul Lake

    Day 7Kashgar – Urumqi by Flight: Id Kah Mosque, Kashgar Old Town

    Day 8Urumqi Departure

  • Private transfer + Guide + Entrance fee + Meal + Hotel + Flight
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8 Days Urumqi Korla Kuqa Aksu Kashgar

Day 1 Urumqi Arrival (no meals)

Upon your arrival in Urumqi, our guide and driver will meet you in airport/train station and transfer you to hotel. Enjoy your free time in the rest of the day.

Accommodation: Hotel booked by us


Bosteng Lake

Day 2 Uurmqi – Korla by Car (Breakfast +Lunch)

In the morning meet your guide and driver at confirmed time. Then we will driver for 6-7 hours to Korla, a city well known for the oil and pear. On the way we will make a stop to visit the Bosten Lake, the largest inland fresh water lake in China.

Accommodation: Hotel booked by us


Day 3 Korla – Kuqa by Car (Breakfast + Lunch)

After your breakfast board the car and drive for 300km (about 4 hours) to Kuqa. On the way, we will visit the grand and inspiring Diversifolious Poplar Forest in Luntai which lies 170km west of Korla and 110km east of Kuqa.

Accommodation: Hotel booked by us


Tianshan Grand Canyon

Day 4 Kuqa – Aksu by Car (Breakfast + Lunch)

After hotel breakfast, we will drive for about 1 hour to Kizil Thousand Buddha Grottoes. It locates 70km from Kucha Township. The Buddhist caves here were excavated from the 3rd century to the 13th century. 236 caves and 10000m2 murals are preserved. In some expert’s mind, that Buddhist grottoes is more valuable than Mogao Grottoes. Afterward pay a visit to Tianshan Grand Canyon to explore the oddly-shaped rocks, craggy pinnacles, rugged cliffs and deep ravines.

Accommodation: Hotel booked by us


Day 5 Aksu – Kashgar by Car (Breakfast + Lunch)

At confirmed time, please meet your guide and driver in your hotel. Then driver for 500km (about 7 hours) to Kashgar. After arriving check in Kashgar hotel and enjoy your free time.

Accommodation: Hotel booked by us


Karakul Lake

Day 6 Kashgar – Karakul Lake – Kashgar (Breakfast + Lunch)

Today we will do a full day tour to Karakul Lake. The lake is 190 km from Kashgar and has an altitude of 3600 meters above sea level. It is surrounded by iceberg and the white cape of the iceberg reflects their images in lake. Visitors could optionally have a rest in yurt and try some local specialties. In the afternoon back to hotel in Kashgar.

Accommodation: Yurt booked by us


Kashgar Old Town

Day 7 Kashgar – Urumqi by Flight (Breakfast + Lunch)

Before flying back to Urumqi, we will visit two more highlight sites in Kashgar. The first one is Id Kah Mosque, the largest Mosque in China. The Mosque is not only the important spot for religious activities but also the important institute to spread Islam and train religious personnel. The Mosque will be followed by Kashgar Old Town. Taking a walk in the Old Street you will see the traditional folk houses and local people’s real life. After the visiting take the flight back to Urumqi. Met by local guide and driver and then transfer back to your hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel booked by us


Day 8 Urumqi Departure (Breakfast)

Our guide and driver will meet you in hotel at confirmed time and escort you to airport for departure.


Inclusions
* All transfers and city transportation
* Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
* Private car or van with English speaking guide
* Hotels with breakfasts
* Economy class flight of Urumqi/Kashgar/Urumqi

Exclusions
* Personal expense
* Tips to guide and driver
* Hotel in Urumqi

Price for Reference (Per Person in US Dollars)
All Year Round Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement
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Booking Method

  • Please use our online booking or send your travel request via e-mail info@chinasilkroadtours.com to us. You are also welcome to call us at 0086-15129005119 from Mon to Sun 24 hours.
  • Our real trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than 1 working day. We even take last minute booking if time is pressing. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email from us, which includes the confirmed detailed itinerary with prices.
  • 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.

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