Xinjiang tour 2
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Tours to Central Asian part of China
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Kind of route: airway
Season: all year
Accommodation: Twin in hotels
Travel itinerary: Tashkent - Urumqi - Turpan - Urumqi - your city
Day 1 (Wed.): Tashkent - Urumqi (HY-507 03:30-09:05)
Arrive from Tashkent to Urumqi by HY at 09:35.
On arrival transfer to hotel.
Afternoon visit Xinjiang regional museum to see archaeological treasures from the Silk Road and Xinjiang's minority cultures. A display of well-preserved 3000 year old mummies, excavated from Loulan at Takla Makan desert, completes the exhibition.
Overnight: Hotel Mirage B tower, Hotel Snow Lotus 3*.
Day 02 (Thu.): Urumqi - Turpan (200 km)
Morning drive to Turpan.
Half day sightseeing around Turpan. Visit famous ruined Jiaohe city - capital of the State of South Cheshi. It was on of the 36 kingdoms of the Western region during the Han Dinasty. First settlements appeared there in 2 BC. City is comparatively well preserved.
At the end of the day visit famous Grape valley (12 km) is a pleasant park with vineyards and fruit trees, there are special places for relaxing and eating the grapes and melons. Grapes were introduced to Turpan over 2000 years ago.
Overnight: Hotel Turpan.Jiaohe 3* or Tuha hotel 4*.
Day 03 (Fri.): Turpan - Urumqi (200 km)
Full day sightseeing around Turpan.
Visit picturesque Tuyoq ancient village (70 km) to see the oldest in Turpan area Buddhist caves dated back to the 4th c. Visit local Uygur families enjoy beautiful mountain and grapes sceneries. Get inside of Astana Tombs to see well preserved mummies and unique wall paintings dated back to 2AD.
Later visit the Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves (56 km) on the flanks of the Flaming Mountains, there are 67 caves dating from 317 to 1368, Bezeklik was an important center for Buddhist worship.
Later transfer to Urumqi via Heaven Lake (Tian Chi) (120 km one way) You will have the picturesque drive up to almost 2000 metres above sea level and see small beautiful waterfalls en route, the lake located at the foothills of Heavenly Mountains, where Kazakh families put their yurts in summer and graze their herds of horses, sheep and cattle. The lake surrounded by alpine meadows and snow crapped mountains covered with fir, pine and cypress.
Arrival. Transfer to hotel.
Overnight: Mirage Hotel 4* (B tower) or Snow Lotus 3*.
Day 04 (Sat.): Urumqi - Tashkent (HY-508 13:05-12:50) Tours to Central Asian part of China
Morning transfer to the airport for departure flight to Tashkent (Tours to Central Asian part of China).
End of the service.
Supplement for lunches and dinners
|As per the itinerary cost for the tour will be as follows, US$
||Accommodation at 3* hotels
||Accommodation at 4* hotels|
|10-15 + 1 tour leader free
- US$ 66
Airfares will be charged separately as follows:
- Accommodation with breakfast;
- Transport for transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary;
- Service of English speaking local guide;
- Entrance fees to museum and sites.
- Visa fees;
- Items of personal nature.
Kashgar-Urumqi - US$ 130 per person (discounted price);
Urumqi-Kashgar - US$ 130 per person (discounted price).
Kindly note that airfares are subject to change.
- This route is certified
- Tour program designed upon appropriate Uzbekistan Airways flight schedule: Tashkent - Urumqi (HY-507 03:30-09:05), Urumqi - Tashkent (HY-508 13:05-12:50). The schedule valued till the end of October 2009;
- Kindly note that airfares are subject to change;
- Booking requests should no less than 21 days before the travel date;
- Cancellation of booking should be at least 15 days before check in date. In the event of a group cancellation (not individuals) within 14 days before arrival, an amount equivalent to one night's hotel accommodation will be charged;
- The above prices include 4% of agent commission;
- Prices for the tour are valid through the year 2011.
We hope you like the program and assure you that we are absolutely open to any suggestions to increase the range of our services for the entire satisfaction of our clients and are happy to meet your special requirements.
You can alter the duration of your tour and places of visits by adding one of the
extensions. Our tour operator will work closely with to carefully prepare an itinerary based on your stated interests.
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