Capture the Life of Uighur (13 days 12 nights)

China

Tour Code: PHX Escorted Tour
Group transportation and English speaking guide provided
Starting from $1790.00 per passenger
Visiting Urumqi, Sailimu Lake, Buerjin, Fuhai, Wucaiwan, Balikun, Hami, Turpan
Stay in 2 or 3  star Hotel

Day 1  Arrive in Urumqi
You will take your flight or train arriving in Urumqi today. Our representative will meet you and transfer you to our hotel.

Day 2  Urumqi – Sailimu (Sayram) Lake (B) 570 km
Drive to the Sailimu lake, and walk around the lake. Stay in the lakeside yurts for the night.

Day 3   Lac Sailimu-Karamay-Devil’s City ( Wuerhe) (B) 595km
Drive towards the north, pass the China’s second largest Gurbantunggut Desert (Gurban Tunggut), a broad oil field. Wuerhe(The Devil’s city) walking tour, returned to the guesthouse after sunset.

Day 4  Wuerhe-Buerjin(Burqin) -Village Jiadengyu (B, L) 321km
Drive to the north via the pasturing area of Kazakhstan and Mongolia, visit the stone man in the grassland. Have simple lunch or picnic.

Day 5   Jiadengyu-Village Hemu (Horse riding) (B, L) 33km
Day on horseback throughout the 33 KM. Early departure, along the river Hemu to Hemu village. Beautiful Scenery for photography. About 8H-horse riding. Have picnic for lunch.

Day 6  Hemu-Buerjin (Burchin) (B) 143km
Back to Buerjin. Walk around the Wucaitan Park. Visit Kazakhstan and ethnic village houses. 4/5 hours walking. Return to the park before 18:00, shooting the colorful sunset beach

Day 7  Buerjin – Fuhai (B, L) 158km
Head for the Fuhai direction. Visit Jili lake and the Devil’s City on the sea. About 4 or 5 hour walking. Have picnic for lunch. And back to Fuhai for the night.

Day 8  Fuhai -Wucaiwan (B) 468km
Head for Wucaiwan, on the road you may meet Platts Broncos (Prezwalski) with good luck. You can walk to visit Wucaiwan. If you like, you may enjoy bubble bath in the hot springs nearby. They are may be the nearest hot springs from the desert.

Day 9   Wucaiwan-Jimsar-Qitai (B) 168km
Visit in the Old City of the North and the West Monastery. Visit silicide stone valley. Stay overnight in Qitai

Day 10  Qitai-Mori-Balikun (Barkol) (B) 247km
Pass the Balikun grasslands. Along the way you will see some herdsmen. Have a Balikun lakeside walk.

Day 11 Balikun – Hami-Shanshan ( Piqan) -Turpan (B) 479km
Drive to Hami.  Visit the tomb of the King. Visit the Maza Village in the Tuyu Valley which is the oldest Uygur ethnic villages in Xinjiang.

Day 12  Turpan-Urumqi (B) 184km
Visit the ancient city of Jiaohe (Cross river City) and the Sugong Tower (for Minda). Drive back to Urumqi and visit its Bazaar afterwards.

Day 13   Urumqi departure (B) 
You will be transferred to airport or train station for your next destination.
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B: Breakfast     L: lunch     D: Dinner

Months Land Only (2-5 People) Land Only (6-9 People)
July $1,990 $1,750
August $1,990 $1,750
September $1,990 $1,750
October $1,890 $1,650
April $1,790 $1,620
May $1,890 $1,650
June $1,990 $1,750

Single Supplement: $590

The prices including:
• All domestic flights
• Arrival and departure transfers
• Help with hotel check in and out
• Air-conditioned transportation
• Meals listed in the itinerary
• English speaking tour guide and professional driver
• Sightseeing and attraction admission fees

The prices not including:
• International flights
• China visa ($170)
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses and tips for tour guides

Unique experiences:
Spectacular landscapes
Unique Ugar culture and traditions

Transportations:
Jeep or minivan depends on size of the group.

Tour operation:
English speaking tour guide escorted
Air-conditioned transportation and driver provided
Airport arrival and departure transfers
Hotels check in and checkout assistance
Flight check in assistance
Optional programs available

3 or 4 star hotels