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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

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

Highlights

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

Tour Itinerary

DAY
1
Urumqi Arrival
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Urumqi)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Tianyuan Hotel Urumqi 5-star hotel  |  Bingtuan Grand Hotel  4-star hotel  |  City Hotel 3-star hotel

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.
  • DAY
    2
    Urumqi
    • Activities: Boat for Cruise on the Heavenly Lake, Heavenly Lake
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Tianyuan Hotel Urumqi 5-star hotel  |  Bingtuan Grand Hotel  4-star hotel  |  City Hotel 3-star hotel

    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.

    Heaven Lake

    DAY
    3
    Urumqi to Kanas by China Southern Airlines CZ6637 Dep 09:00 - Arr 10:00
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Urumqi), Airport Transfer (Kanas), Kanas Lake Natural Reserve Area
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Local Restaurant, Dinner
    • Hotels: Hongfu Lake Kanas Resort 4-star hotel  |  Hongfu Lake Kanas Resort 4-star hotel  |  Hongfu Lake Kanas Resort 4-star hotel

    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.
  • Kanas Lake

    DAY
    4
    Hemu
    • Activities: Guanyuting Pavilion, , Our guide and driver will escort you from Kanas to Hemu
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Local Restaurant, Dinner
    • Hotels: No

    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.
  • DAY
    5
    Kanas to Urumqi by China Southern Airlines CZ6638 Dep 19:00 - Arr 20:10
    • Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Hemu to Kanas, Tuwa Mongolian Tribe, Airport Transfer (Kanas), Airport Transfer (Urumqi)
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Local Restaurant
    • Hotels: Tianyuan Hotel Urumqi 5-star hotel  |  Bingtuan Grand Hotel  4-star hotel  |  City Hotel 3-star hotel

    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.

     

    Tuwa Mongolian Tribe

    DAY
    6
    Turpan
    • Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Urumqi to Turpan, Suleiman Minaret(Mosque of Imin Ta), The Karez Wells, The Ruins of the Ancient City of Jiaohe, Turpan Minority Souvenir and Carpet Shop
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Red Rose Restaurant
    • Hotels: Tuha Petroleum Hotel  5-star hotel  |  Huozhou Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Jiaohe Manor Hotel 3-star hotel

    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.

    Suleiman Minaret

    DAY
    7
    Urumqi
    • Activities: Gaochang Ruins, The Flaming Mountain, Local vineyard visit, Our guide and driver will escort you from Turpan to Urumqi
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Halbhager Restaurant
    • Hotels: Tianyuan Hotel Urumqi 5-star hotel  |  Bingtuan Grand Hotel  4-star hotel  |  City Hotel 3-star hotel

    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.

    Grape Valley

    DAY
    8
    Urumqi Departure
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Urumqi)
    • Meals: Breakfast

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

    Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

    $ USD
    Apr.1- Nov.31 Superior Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
    1 person -
    2-5 persons / /
    6-9 persons / /

    * The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

    * The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

    What's Included & Excluded

    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.
    Vanessa Zheng

    Tailor-make a China tour based on your needs.

    Key sites in the three major cities Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai are all included in this 8-day China tour. Plus, No hidden fees and No tourist traps at all!

    Vernessa Zheng - Travel Advisor

    800-9337181 (Free in US & CA)

    Tour Type : Private Tour

    Best Season :Autumn

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