This 6 days tour is mainly about beautiful Xinjiang Scenery. You will marvel at the magic of the nature while visiting Heavenly Lake, Five-Color Bay, Kanas Lake, and Ghost City. In addition to the amazing scenery, you will also stop at the famous Erdaoqiao International Grand Bazaar to mingle with local people and experience local customs. We will arrange everything for you including transportation, hotel accommodation, transfers, entrance tickets and guide.
Day 1 Urumqi Arrival
Day 2 Urumqi – Heavenly Lake: Xinjiang Regional Museum, Heavenly Lake
Day 3 Heavenly Lake – Burqin: Five-Color Bay
Day 4 Burqin – Kanas Lake: Kanas Lake
Day 5 Kanas Lake – Karamay: Ghost City
Day 6 Karamay – Urumqi Departure: Erdaoqiao International Grand Bazaar
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.
After your hotel breakfast, meet your guide and driver at hotel lobby and then head to Xinjiang Regional Museum to have a glimpse of Xinjiang history and costume. Visitors will see the ethnic and historic artifacts and also some well-preserved mummies in the museum. After then we will drive to Heavenly Lake. 100 kilometers away from city of Urumqi, Heavenly Lake gives the impression of nobleness, elegance and beauty. Clear lake, snow mountains and soaring trees compose the charming scenery of the Heavenly Lake.
Accommodation: Kazak yurt by the lake
Get up in the early morning to appreciate the sunrise and enjoy the Kazak style breakfast. Then we will depart the lake and drive to Burqin. On the way, we will make a stop at the Five-Color Bay, a picturesque Yardang landform. The unique landform the dry climate cooperate to create the Five-Color Bay.
After breakfast we will board the car and drive to Kanas Lake. On the way, we will pass by the Stone Statues which stand nearby the cemeteries or tombs and their history can be dated back to 3000 years ago. In the early afternoon, we will arrive at Kanas Lake. After lunch our guide will escort you to hike around the lake area for sightseeing.
Accommodation: Guest house
In the morning we will depart to Karamay. And on the way, we will make a stop to visit Ghost City. The unique geology feature, the dry and windy climate cooperate to creates the strange landscapes.
In the morning spend some time to explore the oil city on your own. Then we will drive back to Urumqi and pay a visit to Erdaoqiao International Grand Bazaar. The bazaar is built in the Islamic style and is the best place for sightseeing and shopping.