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[Hot] Xinjiang | 12D11N Ultimate Xinjiang Tour: Mysterious Kashgar + Stunning Kanas Lake

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12 days 11 nights

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Explore one of the oldest cities in Xinjiang - Turpan, the best place for you to know the Silk Road Culture.

Enjoy yourself in Tuwan Village of Hemu for its cooking smoke alike painted in pictures rising up on Tuwan's wooden houses, grassland, horse riding, yurt culture, wolf hunting (perhaps) and Tuwan's food and traditions.

Pay a great visit to the turquoise finger-shaped Kanas lake, the Last Fairyland on the earth to discover Water Monster here as well.

Heavenly Lake

Enjoy the fantastic landscape in the heavenly lake, where you can find the thick forest, vast grassland, magnificent snow mountain. Experience the unique nomadic culture of local Kazakhs.

Hotel Info

The following hotel information is for reference only. During the high season, if the designated hotel has no availability, another same-quality alternative hotel will be assigned.

Mercure Hotel

The Brich Forest Resort Hotel & Vueking Jin Jiang International Hotel

Hemu Vila Hotel

Cost Information:

What's included?

◆ Private transportation with A/C,
◆ English Speaking guide,
◆ All the entrance fee as per itinerary,
◆ 4 star hotel with breakfast (double occupancy),
◆ Flight from Kashgar to Urumqi,
◆ 2 bottles/person,
◆ Government tax,
◆ Insurance

What's excluded?

◆ Lunches and dinners,
◆ Personal expenses,
◆ Optional activities(camel riding, etc.),
◆ Tips to the guide and driver (suggested 50 RMB/person/day),
◆ Invoice

Refund Policy

◆ If you cancel this trip more than 10 days before departure, we will fully refund you.
◆ If you cancel this trip 5-10 days before departure, we will refund 70% trip fee to you.
◆ If you cancel this trip 3-5 days before departure, we will refund 50% trip fee to you.
◆ If you cancel this trip within 3 days before departure, no refund.

You might pay 30% of the trip fee at this moment and complete the rest payment 10 days prior to your trip.



Kashgar Arrival

Today you will catch the flight to Kashgar. We will meet you at the airport. Transfer to your hotel and check in. Have a good rest.


Kashagar -> Taxkorgan

Breakfast included : Hotel

In the morning, enjoy your nice buffet breakfast. Your guide and driver will meet you at hotel lobby to start the adventure. Drive on the China-Pakistan highway about 4 hrs to enjoy the landscape of Pamirs Plateau. Experience beautiful Karakul Lake where the herds of livestock around the lakeside are reflected in lake around where Kirghiz herdsmen usually settle down and graze their herds. The following day will be spent exploring the stunning landscape surrounding the highway, and we will drive to Taxkrogan County for overnight stay. 


Taxkorgan -> Kashgar

Breakfast included : Hotel

Today we will drive back to Kashgar, on the way, you will visit the Stone Fortress. The city is oval in shape and the city walls were built with sun-dried bricks on stone foundation. It is 1285 metres in circumference outside. Over the past few years, new wooden pathways have been constructed to allow tourist to walk through these beautiful grasslands, known as the Golden Grasslands. From here you can take even better photos of the Stone Fortress. Walking around the pastureland to see Local Tajiks customs. 


Kashgar -> Urumqi

Breakfast included : Hotel

Meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby, then we will do full day Kashgar city excursion. We will visit the Idigar Mosque, the largest Mosque in China and the most sacred mosque for the locals to practise their Islamic activities. Around 10:30 we have to visit the Old Town when the open ceremony ready to greeting all the tourists with the culture show, further exploration to the special culture and experience the lifestyle with the arrangements of the visiting to the local Uighur Family. Lunch arranged in the local Restaurant. We will visit the famous Sunday bazaar (please note the livestock market is only available on Sunday) combined with two sections. The indoor bazaar sells the clothing, nuts, household goods and many things out of your imagination. The outdoor Animal Bazaar is the first bazaar we visit, where the farmers and buyers arrived by donkey cart, truck, bicycle, horseback, motorbike or on foot, with their animals. It's loud, lively and cheerful as they arrive. It is quite interesting to witness their typical methods of bargain. Kashgar city tour ends with the wandering to the bustling Handicraft street, where you can find dazzling jewelry, primitive pottery,unique musical instrument, daily resources of the locals. After visiting, say goodbye to Kashgar where you must have amazing experience and you will catch an overnight train to Turpan. 


Urumqi -> Turpan

Breakfast included : Hotel

Arrive at Turpan in the morning. Transfer to the hotel for a short break if the hotel room is available. Then we will start our Turpan Tour. A must and first visit is the oldest Uighur village Tuyoq Village located in the very center of Flaming Mountain Canyon. It used to be the holy site of both Buddhism and Islam. The village consists of four parts: Canyon scenery, Thousand Buddha Caves, Maza tomb and the old buildings of the ancient village. And pay a visit to the Bezeklik Grottoes, it has always been the Buddhist Center of Gaochang area, where you can find 57 existing caves and murals for you to visit. 


Turpan -> Urumqi

Breakfast included : Hotel

Depart from the hotel in the morning, then we will head to the Karez Well, which is special kind of irrigation system, where 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. Then drive to enjoy the scenery of Jiaohe Ruins with a history of 2,300 years lies between two rivers on a loess plateau atop a cliff of over 30m. It is one of the best preserved ruins of its ancient era in China,  included in the World Heritage List on June 22, 2014. In the afternoon, we will drive all the way to Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang.


Urumqi -> Heavenly Lake

Breakfast included : Hotel

Today you will enjoy the tour of the picturesque Heavenly Lake (approximately 1.5hrs), 2000m up in the Tianshan mountain range, surrounded by the snow mountains, blooming wildflowers, evergreen pine trees. 40-minute scenic shuttle bus ride that twists through the dramatic mountains. Then you can either walk to the lakeside in 10 mins or take the electronic cart. There are 3 options suggested: boating cruise to take the incredible view of Tianshan Mountain, trekking along the lake in the fresh air, or exploring further to the Maya Mountain by the cable car to enjoy the magnificent view of the Mountains. After the visit, we will continue the journey to Beitun. Upon arrival, transfer to the downtown hotel for overnight stay.


Beitun -> Hemu

Breakfast included : Hotel

In the morning, enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Then we will travel to the most beautiful Tuwa village Hemu, where you can find tranquil village, herds of cattle and sheep, warm and hospitable locals. What a beautiful and mysterious place! If you want to explore the life of Tuwa people, they will very welcome you to visit their family. 


Hemu -> Kanas

Breakfast included : Hotel

Your guide and driver will pick you up in the morning, and then 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. En-route, visit Kanas Lake. Upon arrival change the shuttle bus into the Reserve to enjoy the beautiful scenery, then head to the Fish Pavilion, and enjoy a view of Kanas. Later afternoon back to Jiadengyu district to check into the hotel.


Kanas -> Burqin

Breakfast included : Hotel

Today we will head to Burqin, enjoy the scenery of Five-colored Beach. Walking along the colorful Beach, you will feel as if in the dream. The unique lava landscape is 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. In the evening, you can walk around the streets in Burqin, enjoying your leisure time and tasty snacks. And we will spend the night in Burqin. 


Burqin -> Urumqi

Breakfast included : Hotel

Say farewell to Burqin and 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. Thereafter, we will drive back to Urumqi in the late afternoon. 



Breakfast included : Hotel

Today you will be transferred to the airport and back to your sweet home. Wish you have a pleasant home journey!

Important Notice

◆Temperature (low-high)
-Kashgar Sunny 17~29℃
-Taxkorgan Sunny 17~31℃
-Urumqi Sunny 22~31℃
-Turpan Sunny 21~31℃

◆Travel Tips
-Hats, scarves, sunglasses, sun block and lip balm or some protective material are essential to protect you from sun and wind burns.
-Comfortable shoes are very important because you will be walking most of the time. Sports shoes or low-heeled shoes


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