5 Days Urumqi Fly to Kanas Lake Tour

Urumqi, Kanas Lake

Tour Code: TCT-Xinjiang-05

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: Best time to travel to Kanas Lake will be from Mid-April to Early-Oct, especially between May and September.

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Kanas Lake in Northern Xinjiang, famous as the “Oriental Switzerland” in the world, will be a fantastic choice if you are looking for a photography tour in China. Viewing Kanas in different time, weather, and angles, the water color change will be happening. So if you would like to have this amazing scenery, visit Kanas Lake now!

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Urumqi Be transferred to the hotel
02 Urumqi Heavely Lake (Tianchi), Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar
03 Urumqi - Kanas Fly to Kanas, Kanas Lake Scenic Area Soghtseeing
04 Kanas - Urumqi Kanas Lake Scenic Area Soghtseeing, Fly Back to Urumqi
05 Departure Urumqi Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Note: The flights between Urumqi and Kanas are scheduled from middle of June to the early October, which depends on the weather condition. Therefore, please adjuts your own tour plan and traveling dates.

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
Optional Night Activities: No

Day 2 Urumqi

Take a driving for 120km northeast to visit the holy Heavenly Lake (Tianchi) (3 hours) - the beautiful lake is flanked by rugged pines and cypresses, with clear melting waters reflecting the surrounding of snow capped mount Bogeda. After the tour, be transferred back to downtown. You will then have chance to take a visit to Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar (sightseeing time depending on your own) - which is believed to be the largest outdoor market in town. After this tour, drive you back to the hotel and free at leisure in rest of this day.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel: In Urumqi
Optional Night Activities: No

Details in the itinerary:
► Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar is a famous local market which can let you get touch with the Islamic culture, the local architectures and featured handicrafts.
► Urumqi downtown - Heavely Lake: 100km, 1 hour driving

Heavenly Lake

Day 3 Urumqi Kanas

In the morning, taking a 1 hour flight to Kanas Airport. Today your sightseeing will be a visit to Kanas Lake Natural Reserve area after arrival. After that, have a rest in the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Recommended Hotel: In Kanas
Optional Night Activities: No

Details in the itinerary:
► Private car or coach is not allowed to drive into Kanas Lake scenic area. Therefore, tourists need to change the scenic area shuttle bus to take the visit.
► If you are interested, you can take a boat trip at your own in Kanas Scenic Area, which is highly recommended, and also pay a visit to a local Tuwa family.
► Urumqi airport - Urumqi downtown: 30km, 30min driving
Kanas Airport - Jiadengyu Area: 45km, 1.5 hours driving

Kanas Lake

Day 4 Kanas Urumqi

It’s the second day you spend in this fairy land. After another half day trip here. Be transferred to the airport for your back flight to Urumqi. When arrival, be transferred to the hotel to have a rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel: In Urumqi

Details in the itinerary:
► After an early breakfast, visit the Guanyuting Pavilion for the sun raising; then a half day to take photos in Kanas.
► Jiadengyu Area - Kanas Airport: 45km, 1.5 hours driving
Urumqi airport - Urumqi downtown: 30km, 30min driving

Guanyuting Pavilion

Day 5 Departure Urumqi

Be transferred to airport for your flight to next stop.
Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

1. Sometimes Kanas Lake will be closed, and the flight will be landed on Altay airport.

Prices (per person in US$)

Hotel Class Group Size Dec. ~ Feb. Mar. ~ Nov.
Economy Hotel
2 ~ 5 pax $- $-
6 ~ 9 pax $- $-
Comfortable Hotel
2 ~ 5 pax $- $-
6 ~ 9 pax $- $-
Deluxe Hotel
2 ~ 5 pax $- $-
6 ~ 9 pax $- $-
Due to the uncertainties of this tour, such as special local conditions , the changes of accommodation rate, etc, the tour has to be tailor-made and its price is on request. Please tell us in advance your group information inclusive of departure date, number of pax, and other individual needs, which will be helpful to work out a fit program and the right price.

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