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Autumn Kanas Tour

8-Day, Urumqi, Kanas, Hemu, Turpan, Private Tour (CT-QT-02)

Autumn Kanas Tour
Autumn Kanas Tour


Peggie Lv,

Tour Manager

Walking into the golden days in Xinjiang, you will visit the fairyland of Hemu, Heavenly Lake, and local vineyard and more.

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Urumqi Arrival (Flight not Included)

Destinations & activities: Airport transfer

Today you will arrive in Urumqi. Check in upon arrival and get your body adjust to the climate.


- Smart Tips:

  • You can find direct flight to Urumqi from major cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Chengdu and Guangzhou. Please contact us if you need our help.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Jushantang Restaurant

    Day 2

    Turpan to Urumqi

    Heavenly Lake
    Heavenly Lake

    Destinations & activities: Heavenly Lake and land transfer

    Today you will be taken to Urumqi. Check in upon arrival and have a short break before a boat trip on the famous Heavenly Lake. Have lunch in a local restaurant.

    Have the rest of the day free for your exploration.


    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch


    Day 3

    Urumqi to Kanas (Flight CZ6637 0900 - 1000)

    Kanas Lake
    Kanas Lake

    Destinations & activities: Airport transfer, Kanas Lake

    Taking a flight of one hour, you will arrive in Kanas. Check in upon arrival.

    Kanas Lake is a freshwater lake covering an area of 45.73 square kilometers. A visit here is a life-time memory because of the amazing views. Here you will visit Moon Bay, Fariy Bay and Kanas Village, a peaceful habitation for 700 some Tuwa people.


    - Smart Tips:

  • Average temperture during summer and autumn is 15 to 20C, bring some heavy clothes to keep warm.
  • Kanas is a frontier town, your tour guide will inform you with some important heads-up. Please don't drift away from your tour guide.
  • Drinking cold water after eating lamb or beef might cause diarrhea and nausea, a cup of hot tea or water is a smart way to keep you feel good.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 4

    Kanas to Hemu

    Fall in Hemu, Xinjiang
    Fall in Hemu, Xinjiang

    Destinations & activities: Land transfer, Hemu grassland and viewing pavilion of Kanas Lake

    Today is meant to be an amazing day because you will visit Hemu Grassland, a viewing pavilion of Kanas Lake and take a boat trip.

    Tonight you will stay in a humble house in Hemu.


    - Smart Tips:

  • Hemu is a laid-back village with accommodation of average standards, nothing fancy.
  • Try out the local-brew Kvass wine for a special taste.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 5

    Hemu to Kanas, Kanas to Urumqi (Flight CZ6638 1900 - 2010)

    A Watu artist
    A Watu artist

    Destinations & activities: Watu Village, land transfer and airport transfer

    Watu people is blessed with Hemu's beautiful landscape. Today you will walk into their life and know about their stories by visiting a Watu Village.

    Later today, we will escort you back to Kanas, just in time to catch the flight to Urumqi. Check in hotel upon arrival in Urumqi.


    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 6

    Urumqi to Turpan

    Jiaohe Ancient City
    Jiaohe Ancient City

    Destinations & activities: Land transfer, Jiaohe Ancient Ruins, Karez Wells and Suleiman Minaret

    A 3-hour drive will take you to beautiufl Turpan. Check in upon arrival.

    Wasting no time, you will visit Jiaohe Ancient Ruins, Karez Wells and Suleiman Minaret.


    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Red Rose Restaurant

    Day 7

    Turpan to Urumqi

    Autumn Kanas Tour

    Destinations & activities: Flaming Mountain, Gaochang Ancient Ruins, local vineyard and land transfer to Urumqi

    Today you will visit the legendary Gaochang Ancient Ruins by a donkey cart. Later, visit Flaming Mountain, which is made famous by the Chinese novel Journey to the West. Visit a local vineyard at their harvest season to taste some sweet grapes.

    Later today, we will drive back to Urumqi. Check in upon arrival.


    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 8

    Urumqi Departure (Flight not Included)

    Destinations & activities: Airport transfer

    Today your Xinjiang tour guide will escort you to the airport. Thanks for traveling with us. Hope to see you again soon!


    Meals: Breakfast

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    Price Inclusion

    • Entrance fees.
    • Meals listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transfers.
    • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
    • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
    • Service Charge & Taxes.
    • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    • Luggage Transfers.

    Price Exclusion

    • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
    • China Entry Visa Fees.
    • Excess Baggage Charges.
    • Personal Expenses.
    • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
    • Single Room Supplement.

    Special Terms

    • Price may change during some Chinese festivals.
    • Price is subject to change based on exchange rate.
    • We accept both on-line payment (by Paypal® and Moneybookers®) and wire transfer.
    • A deposit of 10% ot the total cost is required when you confirm your booking.
    • For Cancellation Refunds, please click here.

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    Tour Highlights

    • Easy arrangement for the remote destinations
    • Amazing landscape in Hemu
    • Sample local food and talk to the locals

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