5 Days Xinjiang Highlight Tour

Urumqi, Turpan

Tour Code: TCT-Xinjiang-01

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: Suitable for the whole year, best from May to October.

Price from $ 497

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Xinjiang Province, the biggest province, locates in the Northwest of China. It's mysterious and fantastic landscapes attracts millions of people take the exploration there. Now, our TCT team has the pleasure to introduce this wonderland for all of our dear guests. Here we go!

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Urumqi Be transferred to the hotel
02 Urumqi Heavenly Lake, Xinjiang Regional Museum, Erdaoqiao Bazaar
03 Urumqi - Turpan Coach to Turpan, Jiaohe Ancient City, Emin Minaret, Karez Well, local family visit with dinner under grape trellis
04 Turpan - Urumqi Gaochang Ancient City, Flaming Mountain, Bezeklik Caves, Coach to Urumqi
05 Departure Urumqi Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival Urumqi

Arrival at Urumqi in Xinjiang, an area of the unparalleled scenery and cultural diversity, you will be greeted by your tour guide and transferred to hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: No meal
Recommended Hotel: In Urumqi

Day 2 Urumqi

After breakfast, you will visit the Museum of the Autonomous Region for about 1 hour. After that, enjoy excursion to Heavenly Lake (Tianchi), which is about 100 km away from Urumqi. You will spend 4 hours there to explore the natural beauty of Xinjiang. The beautiful lake is flanked by rugged pines and cypresses, with clear melting waters reflecting the surrounding of snowcapped mountain. In the afternoon, drive back to Xinjiang downtown and visit Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar, which is believed to be the largest outdoor market in town.

An evening performance named Silk Road Show is highly recommended to you while you will appreciate the west lifestyle of China. Dinner will also be served during the show.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel:In Urumqi

Heavenly Lake (Tianchi)

Day 3 Urumqi  Turpan

After breakfast, you will head for Turpan, about 200 km from Urumqi. Upon arrival, visit Karez Well, the underground water supply and irrigation system. After that, enjoy family visit of local Uygur and have lunch with them. You will learn how to make Xinjiang food and visit the vineyard. In the afternoon, visit Emin Minaret (Sugong Pagoda) which is the biggest ancient pagoda existing in Xinjiang and the only Islamic ancient pagoda in the country. Appreciate sunset at Jiaohe Ancient City and have leisure walk at the valley about 40 minutes. At night, you will have chance to have a dinner under grape trellis in a local family(optional). Drive to your hotel in Turpan and free activity on your own.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel:In Turpan

Jiaohe Ancient City

Day 4 Turpan  Urumqi

After breakfast, drive to Tuyugou Valley about 90 km from Turpan. Visit the local resident who lives in the valley and get inside knowledge from a local while face to face talking. After that, visit Gaochang Ancient City, which was an important garrison town on the Silk Road. Explore the Bezeklik Caves where more than 100 caves were hewn out of this cliff face between the 6th and 9th centuries by Buddhist monks. Watch Flaming Mountain from a distance and get panoramic view of it. Be transferred back to Urumqi in the afternoon and rest of day at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel:In Urumqi

Tuyugou Valley

Day 5 Departure Urumqi

Say goodbye to beautiful Xinjiang. Be transferred to the airport for your flight to next stop.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

♦ Note:
Click Xinjiang Map to see about the general geography of this place. 

Prices (per person in US$)

Hotel Class Group Size Dec. ~ Feb. Mar. ~ Nov.
Economy Hotel
2 ~ 5 pax $792 $816
6 ~ 9 pax $497 $521
Comfortable Hotel
2 ~ 5 pax $893 $933
6 ~ 9 pax $585 $626
Deluxe Hotel
2 ~ 5 pax $963 $1027
6 ~ 9 pax $650 $713

Price includes:

  Domestic flight or high-speed train as specified
  Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private licensed English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals mentioned in the itinerary, Chinese local food
  China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price excludes:
  International Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  China Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services

※ Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2019 to Feb 29, 2020, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※ TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※ No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise. 
※ Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※ Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※ TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

Optional Activities

City Local Specialties Nights Shows

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