Join us as we explore the real Turpan, deep in the heart of Xinjiang’s Uyghur culture. Cycle through the Turpan oasis, take a camel through the beautiful desert, hike up the jagged Flaming Mountains and experience the Silk Road history of the region like few others can.
This tour starts in the Xinjiang capital of Urumqi and quickly routes into the Turpan region. Most of the time will be spent in and around Turpan until we end our journey back in Xinjiang’s capital.
Trip at a Glance:
Day 1: Meet in Urumqi.
Day 2: Take the high speed train to Turpan; cycle to see karez and Jiaohe Ancient City.
Day 3: Cycle to visit the weekly animal market in the morning, Emin Minaret at sundown.
Day 4: Drive to Tuyoq; cycle the valley and hike up Flaming Mountains. Homestay.
Day 5: Drive to ShanShan; camel ride through the desert.
Day 6: Drive/cycle back to Turpan; relax in Turpan before returning to Urumqi by train.
|July 21 – July 26||2016||$1,350|
|July 15 – July 20||2017||$1,350|
Prices are based on a minimum group size of 6. Discount is available for groups larger than 8.
For larger groups, please contact us for custom trip dates and pricing.
Xinjiang Altus International
Zhong Qiao San Xiang #136 Door A, Office 1006