- Tour Summary
- Day by Day Itinerary
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Services Provided||Meals Included|
Arrive in Urumqi, be met and transferred to hotel.
Full day tour to Heavenly Lake enjoy the nice scenery.
|Day 3||Urumqi/ Kashgar||
Full day Urumqi city tour to South Pasture Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum Erdaoqiao Market , then be transferred to airport for Kashgar. Arrive in Kashgar, be met and transferred to hotel.
Full day tour to Idgar Mosque, Kashgar , Xiangfei Tomb, local kindergarten.
Visit the Bazaar, family visiting, then be transferred to airport for Urumqi. Arrive in Urumqi, be met and transferred to hotel.
|Day 6||Urumqi||Free at leisure till be transferred to airport for your flight departure. Details...||B|
|Season||Tour Class||Group Size||Single Room
Price Inclusions and Exclusions
Price IncludeA. Entrance fees：To scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary.
B. Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
C. Private Transfers: Among airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in the above cities by the private air conditioned vehicle.
D. Guide and Driver: As outlined in the itinerary, a well selected English-speaking guide and driver will accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
E. Hotels: Hotel Based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
F. Luggage Transfers: Between airports and hotels.
G. Service Charge & Government Taxes.
H. Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
I. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
Price ExcludeA. Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
B. Visa Fees.
C. Excess Baggage Charges.
D. Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the itinerary.
E. Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L" or "D".
F. Single Room Supplement.
G. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip.
H. Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers.
Day 1 Arrival Urumqi
Transport via: Flight on your arrangement
Upon your arrival in Urumqi in the morning you will meet you local guide and then be transferred to your hotel, after which you will start your journey of the day.
Day 2 Urumqi (B, L)
Sightseeing: Heavenly Lake
Today you will have a full day visit in the Heavenly Lake. The Heavenly Lake is a moraine by nature. Since remote times, quite a few of myths and legends circulated concerning the beautiful scenery. The water is very clear and the banks are covered with tall trees. Surrounded by mountains, the jade-green lake is an ideal place for excursions and rest for most of the year. It provides an excellent skating ground in winter.
After that you will be guarded back to the hotel.
Day 3 Urumqi / Kashgar (B, L)
Transfer via: Flight on our arrangement
Sightseeing: South Pasture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum, Erdaoqiao Market
In the morning we will depart to South Pasture. South Pasture is located 60 kilometers away from Urumqi city and is a vast natural area with fascinating scenery. Its landscape stretches into the distance and is painted with flocks of sheep and horses and yaks grazing among the wild flowers. Deep in the lush valley, a waterfall gently drops down and integrates with the peaceful surroundings.
Then we will visit Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum, which presents a wonderful collection of items from the local area as well as items from other areas along the ancient Silk Road. The museum has a large collection of silk items from many periods of history. Brocades from Eastern Han and specialized silk-woven products of the great Tang Dynasty are highlighted.
Finally we will spend some time at Erdaoqiao Market, the largest retail and wholesale market for ethnic minority goods in Xinjiang. Night scene at the market is especially interesting. The whole area is lit up with colorful lights creating a very impressive scene. Erdaoqiao turns into a place bustling with trade in foods, handicrafts together with dancing and all sorts of activities.
In the evening you will take the flight to Kashgar, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 4 Kashgar (B, L)
Sightseeing: Idgar Mosque, Xiangfei Tomb, local Kindergarten
Today we will make a full day tour to Idgar Mosque. Idgar Mosque is one of the largest mosques in China. It is extremely popular among the Muslims in Xinjiang. The Mosque was first built in 1442 with a history of over 500 years. The building complex is in a grand Islamic style with strong religous features, which consists of a gate tower, a courtyard, a doctrine-teaching hall and a big Hall of Prayer.
Afterwards we will visit Xiangfei Tomb; an ancient Islamic building nestles among poplar trees. With glazed tiles shining in the sun, its tower points to the azure sky. A masterpiece of Uigur architecture, this is Abakh Khoja Tomb, 17th Century family cemetery of the Kashgar area Islamic leader.
To finish off the day we will spend some time in a local Kindergarten.
Day 5 Kashgar / Urumqi (B, L)
Transfer via: Flight on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Bazaar, local family
In the morning we will visit the bazaar of Kashgar. In the old districts of Kashgar, many streets have "bazaar" as part of their names. Although most of the bazaars have ceased to exist except in name, there are still some that are still in use. From the names of these streets people can imagine the past glory of this ancient trading city on the Old Silk Road. Today's Kashgar has preserved the old traditions. On the streets one can find markets selling various commodities, such as vegetables, fruits, food, garments, tools and handicrafts.
Afterwards we will visit a local family and experience the original life of people living in this ancient town.
Then you will take the flight to Urumqi, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 6 Departure Urumqi (B)
Transfer via: Flight on your arrangement
Today you can enjoy some leisure time until you will be transferred to the airport grom where you will take the flight to your next destination.
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