From Urumqi, book this private tour that takes you to see the Heavenly Lake and Tianshan mountain for a great day out. Plan on around eight hours for this trip, where your guide will tell you all about the Kazak culture in this region. You’ll also get to enjoy a trip through the biggest bazaar in Urumqi, too. Note your driver won’t take you to any extra shops, but will stick with the itinerary.
Travel down the ancient Silk Route during this private, full-day tour to Karakul Lake. Learn about local Uyghur cultures as you venture down the Friendship Highway toward the Pamir mountain range, nicknamed the "Roof of the World." Admire snow-capped peaks and the stunning, high-altitude lake, and spot local felted yurts. A tasty restaurant lunch is included, plus hotel transfers.
Discover the natural beauty of the Tianshan Mountain and Heavenly lake from Urumqi on this full-day private tour. As the locals belief: Heavenly Lake is where the immortals have their longevity banquet. Today, you will check out why! The 2-hour ride towards the Heavenly Lake is itself a fabulous sightseeing trip through Mt. Tianshan. You will passes a giant wind-farm, different rivers, and mountain pastures. In Summer time, you can take the boat on the lake to enjoy the scenery. While in winter, it is an idea high-mountain skating place.Y our tour includes informative commentary from your guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, and lunch. If you come in the summer time, you can choose the option to have a boat cruise on the lake.
Get out of Kashgar and enjoy some fresh mountain air and quiet time on this day-long hike to Shipton’s Arch, the tallest natural arch discovered to date. Avoid the hassle of hiring a car, driving on unfamiliar Xinjiang roads and finding your own way to the arch - but still enjoy a private experience - with this all-inclusive guided tour.
Journey into the Tian Shan mountain range in your own private vehicle, away from the tightly-packed tour buses, on this day trip to the grand Tianchi, otherwise known as Heavenly Lake. Marvel at some of the Xinjiang region’s stunning alpine vistas on your way to Tianchi. Once you arrive, spend your time exploring the site – part of the Tian Shan UNESCO World Heritage Site – without the strict schedules and distractions of a large tour group.
Dushanzi Grand Canyon is hidden attraction in Xinjiang, about 300km from Urumqi. The Canyon is impressive by its wave-like mountain formation. This private day tour will pick you up from your Urumqi hotel, then enjoy the imposing canyon tour in Dushanzi. This is a perfect day trip for people who love nature. Pickup time is at 8am.
You might want to see a desert while travelling in Kashgar on the ancient Silk Road. Dawakun Desert, the nearest desert from Kashgar, is situated on the western fringe of Taklamakan Desert, about 130KM from Kashgar downtown in Xinjiang Province. This private day trip offers you an opportunity to explore the impressive Dawakun Desert from Kashgar by a charted vehicle. You will view the endless sand dunes, old multi-leaved trees, camels, and a lake near the desert in Dawakun, which is quite unique travel experience. There are different landscapes in the desert in different seasons, hence you can go there at any time. Kashgar centrally located hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
While in Kashgar,If you have the opportunity and enjoy hiking outdoors, a private guided day trip to Shiptons Arch-this extraordinary Silk Road destination is worth your time.It’s a curious arch that has been called one of the world’s top 20 natural wonders.The famous of the Shipton's Arch not only the magnificent beauty of the place, but also the story that led to its discovery,and later it’s rediscovery.Your tour includes informative commentary from your guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, and picnic lunch.Come on!join this our to trek up to one of Xinjiang’s hidden gems!
5 hours 5 minutes
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