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8 Days Northern Xinjiang Discovery

8 Days Northern Xinjiang Discovery

Urumqi - Buerjin - Kanas Lake - Hemu - Karamay - Urumqi
Duration: 8 Days Departure: All year around
Highlights:
Fantastic Colorful Beach, Kanas National Park, Kanas Lake, Hemu village, Hemu Grassland, Urho Ghost City, International Grand Bazaar, Xinjiang Museum, The Heaven Lake
This 8 days northern Xinjiang Discovery tour offers really picturesque nomadic and snowy scenery that is similar to Mongolia and Tibet, which makes the trip quite different from the traditional Silk Road tour.
DAY BY DAY
D1: Urumqi Arrival
D2: Urumqi - Buerjin
D3: Buerjin - Kanas Lake
D4: Kanas Lake - Hemu
D5: Hemu - Karamay
D6: Karamay - Urumqi
D7: Depart Urumqi
$ per person

Day 1 Urumqi Arrival

Schedule Today: Today you will arrive at Urumqi, and your guide and driver will pick you up at airport and then transfer you to your hotel. Check in and have a rest. Then spend your free time to explore the city.

Day 2 Urumqi - Buerjin

Highlights: Fantastic Colorful Beach

Schedule Today: After breakfast, you guide and driver will pick you at hotel lobby and transfer you to Buerjin to visit Fantastic Colorful Beach, also called Five Color Beach. It is known as "the First Beach in North Xinjiang". The color of the rock is mainly red, with green, yellow, and white and black as transition color. That' s the reason why it is called Fiver Color Beach.

Fantastic Colorful Beach Fantastic Colorful Beach
Fantastic Colorful Beach Fantastic Colorful Beach

Day 3 Buerjin - Kanas

Highlights: Kanas National Park

Schedule Today: Your guide and driver will transfer you to Kanas after breakfast (about 2.5 hrs). When you arrive, you will spend whole day to visit Kanas National Park. It is composed of mountains, rivers, forests, lakes, grassland and other natural landscapes. It enjoys the reputation of "the Fairyland of the World, and the Garden of the God".

Kanas National Park Kanas National Park
Kanas National Park Kanas National Park

Day 4 Kanas Lake - Hemu

Highlights: Kanas Lake, Hemu village

Schedule Today: After breakfast, go to Kanas National Park again. Kanas in Chinese mean the beautiful and mysterious lake. You will go to visit Kanas Lake. You can go to The Fish Pavilion to see the whole view of Kanas Lake. You can also choose to take a boat on Kanas Lake. After visit, take a shuttle bus to Hemu Village. Visit Hemu Grassland.

Kanas Lake Hemu Village
Kanas Lake Hemu Village

Day 5 Hemu - Karamay

Highlights: Hemu Grassland, Urho Ghost City

Schedule Today: In the morning, go to see the sunrise at Hemu Grassland, and take your time to visit this beautiful village. After visit, transfer to Karamay (about 5hrs). When you arrived, visit Urho Ghost City. Here you can see grotesque rock shaped by wind. The whole places are looks like a desolated city. After visit, take a rest at your hotel.

Hemu Grassland Urho Ghost City
Hemu Grassland Urho Ghost City

Day 6 Karamay - Urumqi

Highlights: International Grand Bazaar, Xinjiang Museum

Schedule Today: After breakfast, you will be transferred to Urumqi (4 - 5 hrs). When you arrived, you will go to visit the International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi. By the way, it is the largest bazaar in the world by scale, combining Islamic culture, architecture, ethnic commerce, tourism and entertainment. Then go to visit Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum to have better understanding about this place.

International Grand Bazaar Item on Xinjiang Museum
International Grand Bazaar Item on Xinjiang Museum

Day 7 the Heaven Lake

Highlight: The Heaven Lake

Schedule Today: Today you will spend whole day to visit the Heaven Lake. Surrounded by Snow Mountains and coniferous forest, the Heaven Lake has crystal water. On the mountains beside the lake are habitat lots of precious flower and animal. Stunning scenic spot attract tourists all over the world.

The Heaven Lake The Heaven Lake
The Heaven Lake The Heaven Lake

Day 8 Urumqi Departure

Schedule Today: Today your guide and driver will transfer you to the airport and you trip will end up with sweet memories.

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