This morning at 8:30AM you will set out for Turpan aboard the RV (Recreational Vehicle), you can sit and enjoy the view along with some snacks. During the journey you will pass The Dead Sea of China (Xinjiang Salt Lake). To escape the heat you will then proceed to Karez Well System. Once you arrive in Turpan you will tour The Karez Well System along with the Great Wall and Grand Canal have been praised as the Three Great Constructions of Ancient China.
After the fruit banquet or local family lunch you will head to China’s hottest location, Flaming Mountain. Flaming Mountain was made famous by the ancient Ming novel “Journey to the West” where Xuanzang and his disciple the Monkey King en-route pass the Flaming Mountain and he attempts to borrow Princess Iron Fan’s magical fan.
On the way back to Urumqi, clients have the option of visiting Jiaohe Ancient Town or visit the museum where they can learn more about the culture and history of Turpan.
Later, you will begin your journey back to Urumqi where the tour ends. You will have the option of visiting the bazaar where you can experience the local culture of Xinjiang.
8:00AM – Assembly point at U Hotel Urumqi
8:30AM – Depart Urumqi
9:30AM – Admire the scenery of the wind farm and Salt Lake.
11:00AM – Arrive at Karez Well System
12:30PM – Explore the local Bazaar
1:30PM – Lunch (Fruit Banquet or Local Family Lunch) own expense.
2:30PM – Flaming Mountain
4:30PM – Return to city
4:30PM – 5:30PM - Jiaohe Ancient City or Museum (Museum free of charge).
5:30PM – Return to Urumqi
8:00PM – Arrive at International Grand Bazaar where you can return to the hotel or wander around.