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Day 1   Urumqi 

Welcome to Xinjiang! Today You will arrange for you international flight to get to Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang. Our guide will meet you at the airport, transfer you to your hotel and check you in. You will have the rest of the day free to do a little exploration at your leisure.
Accommodation: In Urumqi

Day 2   Urumqi  Burqin   (700kms, 9hrs driving)

Monring enjoy your breakfast time at the hotel and then we will drive on the National Road NO 216 and enjoy the scenery passing by. Over-viewing the second desert of CHINA-- Gurbantunggut Desert Interior, and see the Kalamaili Nature Reserve, which is the paradise for the wild animals. If you are lucky, you will see the wild donkeys, wild goats running in the Gobi. Huoshao (Burnt) Mountain is also not to be missed on the road, where you will witness a sea of red, caused by burnt rocks that look as if they are still burning along the hills. you can get off the can and take some pictures when parking on the road. 
After that, we will continue to travel to Burqin with the beautiful scenery along the way. 
Accommodation: In Burqin

Gurbantunggut Desert Interior   Kalamaili Nature Reserve
                    Huoshaoshan                                                                                 Kalamaili Nature Reserve

Day 3   Burqin  Kanas   (180kms,4hrs driving)

We will depart from the hotel in the morning and drive along the mountain road to Kanas Nature Reserve. China's only European-like ecological site that has been awarded the title of the "Pure Land of the World" due to its unspoiled natural scenery. After 4 hours driving, we will arrive at the Jiadengyu area and have a lunch. after that go to the center of park and take the shuttle bus to enjoy the beautiful view of Kanas Lake, viist the famous Moon bay, Dragon Bay and Immortal Bay. you you can walk around these bays and take some nice pohots. later afternoon we will check into the hotel. dinner and rest.
Accommodation: In Kanas

Kanas   Jiadengyu
Kanas                                                                                                               Kanas

Day 4   Kanas  Hemu   (70kms, 2hrs driving)

After breakfast, the tour today will begin from the Hemu Village, which is one of the three residences of the Tuva Mongol in China. also called the last pure land in the world. Arrive at the entrance of Hemu, we still have to change the shuttle bus to the village. Here we would like to suggest you leave your big luggage in our coach and take your must stuff.
Arriving at Hemu by the shuttle bus, you will see the tranquil village, lush woods, herds of cattle and sheep, here is the paradise for the photographer. you can walk around the village and experience the unique lifesyle of the local Tuwa family.
Accommodation: In Hemu

Hemu   Hemu
Hemu                                                                                                                Hemu

Day 5   Hemu  Burqin    (170kms, 4hrs driving)

Enjoy the fresh air and buffet breakfast at the hotel, then you will take a 4 hours ride to Burqin, enjoy the sunset of Five-Colored Beach, It is actually referring to the banks of a river that has desert, oasis and forest on its south side while sand/rock mounds in all shapes formed by years of wind erosion, line the north bank. Walk into the colorful Beach, you will feel as if in a dream world. The unique lava landscape consisted of purplish red, vandyke red, yellow and light green mudstone, sandstone and gravel. this is the most beautiful colorful Beach, masterpiece of nature, and miracle of Burqin.
After the visiting, bus transfer to the hotel and check you in. Have a good night in Burqin.
Accommodation: In Burqin

Burqin   Five coloured beach
Five colored beach                                                                                          Five colored beach

Day 6   Burqin Urumqi   (700kms, 9hrs driving)

After breakfast, we will back to Urumqi today with about 9-10hrs driving. travel along the Gurbantunggut Desert to the Urho Ghost City, also known as Wuerhe Wind City", a unique wind-eroded geological area commonly referred to as "wind city" because of the frequent howling winds. this is the most beautiful Yadan Landform in the region. When we arrive at the entrance, we will take the shuttle bus, which is shaped like a small train. you can visit the entire Ghost city by shuttle bus.
Arrive in Urumqi, transfer to the hotel and our guide will accompany you to go sightseeing in Xinjiang International Bazaar, the largest bazaar in Urumqi. You'll find a bustling market filled with fruit, clothing, crafts, knives, carpets and almost anything that you can imagine. 
Accommodation: In Urumqi

Urho Ghost City   Xinjiang international Grand Bazaar
               Urho Ghost City                                                                                     Xinjiang international Bazaar

Day 7   Urumqi  Turpan   (200kms, 3hrs driving)

Today you will finish your visit in Urumqi and drive to Turpan, an important town on the Silk Road. See the largest wind power station in China along the highway. Arrive in Turpan, you will take two hours to explore the Tuyoq Village, which is the oldest surviving Uygur village in Xinjiang. you can see the culture of Buddhism and Islam here. then we will proceed to visit the Bezeklik Grottoes, it has always been the Buddhist Center of Gaochang area, there are 57 existing caves and murals for you to visit. Next, we will head to visit the Astana Tombs, This is the graveyard of the residents who lived in the Gaochang City in the Jin-Tang period.
Accommodation: In Turpan

Tuyoq village   Bezeklik Grottoes
Tuyoq village                                                                                           Bezeklik Grottoes

Day 8   Turpan  Kashgar

Today you will take a Turpan city tour, we will first head to the Karez Well, which is special kind of irrigation system consisting of vertical wells, underground canals, ground canals and waterlogging pond. here you can not only visit this ancient irrigation system, but also get rid of the heat of summer. Then explore the Sugong Minaret, the largest Islamic minaret in China built in 1778. Finally, we are going to Jiaohe Ruins, the essence of Turpan with a long history over 2,000 years. upon arrival, spend couple hours to wander around this ancient city, and pursue the past civilization along the ancient Silk Road. Thereafter, you will be transferred to the train station and take the soft sleeper train to Kashgar.
Accommodation: On the soft sleeper train

Karez Well   Sugong Minaret
Karez Well                                                                                                     Sugong Minaret

Day 9   Kashgar 

In the morning, we will meet you at the train station and then we will take the bus to Kashgar Old Town, to explore the local lifestyle and unique architecture. After the visit, we are going to Idigar Mosque, the largest Mosque in China and most famous one in Xinjiang. then we will take you to visit the Handicraft street,which has become a boutique exhibition for handicraft in Kashgar and Central Asia.
In the afternoon, we will visit the Sunday Bazaar (livestock Market) with farmers and buyers arriving by donkey cart, truck, bicycle, horseback, motorbike or on foot, with their animals. It's loud, lively and cheerful as they arrive, eat breakfast, set up their animals and check out the action. thereafter, continue to visit the Apak Hoja Tomb, which is the holiest place in Xinjiang and an architectural treasure.
Accommodation: In Kashgar

Id Kah Mosque   Apak Hoja Tomb
Id Kah Mosque                                                                                      Apak Hoja Tomb

Day 10   Kashgar  Karakul Lake   (260kms, 3hrs driving)

Morning enjoy your nice buffet breakfast at the hotel and then drive on the China and Pakistan highway to Karakul Lake and enjoy the Pamirs landscape, Karakul Lake which is the highest lake of the Pamirs plateau, In fine weather, silver peaks are reflected in blue water with landscapes of lakes and mountains integrated into a whole, and herds of livestock around the lakeside are reflected in lake and is extraordinarily graceful. where Kirghiz herdsmen usually settle down and graze their herds. Thereafter, we will drive about 3 hours back to Kashgar for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation: In Kashgar

Karakul Lake   Pamirs landscape
Karakul Lake                                                                                             Karakul Lake

Day 11   Kashgar  Urumqi  Heavenly Lake   (120kms, 1.5hrs driving)

Morning take the flight to Urumqi, we will meet you at the airport and bring you to visit the Heavenly Lake, a picturesque Alpine lake, 2000m up in the Tianshan mountain range. which is surrounded by the snow mountains, blooming wildflowers, evergreen pine trees. There are eight beautiful scenic spots in the lake scenic area, you can stroll around these places or take a boat trip if you are interested.
Thereafter, we will drive back to Urumqi and tour at the Xinjiang regional museum to see archaeological treasures from the Silk Road and Xinjiang's minority cultures. After the exploration of Museum, bus transfer to the hotel and you can have a dinner or explore on your own.
Accommodation: In Urumqi

Heavenly Lake   Xinjiang Regional Museum
            Heavenly Lake                                                                                   Xinjiang Regional Museum

Day 12   Urumqi 

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport and back to your sweet home. Wish you a pleasant journey home.


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Deluxe Class
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Tourist Class
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2-5 persons N $2630 $ 2430
6-9 persons N $ 1760 $ 1580
10 persons & above N
Single room Supplement N

Service included:

* Private transportation with good AC
* Excellent English speaking guide service.
* 4star hotel with breakfast
* Entrance fee listed in the itinerary
* Soft sleeper train from Turpan to Kashgar
* 2bottles of water each person on daily use.
* Airfare from Kashgar to Urumqi
* Government tax
* Travel insurance
* Visa support if necessary

Service excluded:

* Personal expenses and tips to the guide and driver
* Full board meals
* Some activities such as boating, camel riding, culture show etc.
* Flight arrive in Urumqi and leave from Urumq

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