Urumqi is an important stop along the Silk Road tour. On this one day Urumqi private tour, we will lead you to Xinjiang Museum, Hongguangshan Giant Buddha, and Erdaoqiao International Bazaar to explore history and culture of Xinjiang and feast on Xinjiang flavored snacks. This all-inclusive tour is the best choice for the travelers who do not want to bother with travel details.
Your hotel in Urumqi downtown area
Around 10:00 (Also flexible if you advise)
Pickup/ drop off from hotel.
You will visit: Xinjiang Museum, Hongguangshan Giant Buddha, Erdaoqiao Market
At about 09:30 our guide and driver will meet you at hotel lobby. Today you will visit three highlight sites in Urumqi downtown area: Xinjiang Museum, Hongguangshan Giant Buddha, Erdaoqiao Market.
Xinjiang Museum is the best place to learn about local history and culture. The large numbers of unearthed relics will introduce the past of Xinjiang from various aspects. To most visitors, the essence of the museum collections are the mummies. Due to the special climate, Xinjiang is one of the places that preserve many mummies of ancient people.
Hongguangshan Giant Buddha locates in a grand and sacred Buddhism place locating at the northeast part of Urumqi city. The giant Buddha statue has an altitude of 38.8 meters. Among local people, it is the popular place for religious activities.
Erdaoqiao International Bazaar
Erdaoqiao Market is a representative place of business and tourism of Xinjiang. The Market was built in the typical Islamic style. Various kinds of goods are available in the market. No matter you are going there for sightseeing or shopping, the market will satisfy you.
After the tour, you will be escorted back to hotel at around 17:30.