All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Turpan from Urumqi
Take a three hours ride from Urumqi to Turpan to explore the wonderful basin with well-preserved ancient cities, Karez Irrigation System, Emin Minaret, Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves, and the city ruin of Gaochang! A local Uyghur style lunch is also inclusive. This is a perfect day trip for people who love the history of ancient Silk Road!Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Shengjin Country, Turpan 838000 China
At 8 o'clock in the morning, your guide will pick you up at the lobby of your centrally located hotel in Urumqi. Then, you will take a 3-hour ride in a private vehicle from Urumqi to Turpan. On the way, you will see windmill farms, saltwater lakes, and valley of Tianshan. After arriving in Turpan, visit Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves, which is an abandoned site that has ruins of fresco and statues from 15th century.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Ancient City of Gaochang (Kharakhoja), Sanpu Country, Turpan 838000 China
Afterwards, you will go to ancient city ruin of Gaochang which was one of the most renowned kingdom along the Silk Road in the history. You can wander around to visit temples, stupas, city walls...etc among the ruin.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Emin Minaret (Su Gong Ta), Munage Village, Putao Country, Turpan 838000 China
Lunch will be provided in the yard of a local Uyghur house. Next, you will go to Emin Minaret that was built in 1777AD with a typical Uyghur architectural style.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Karez System, Xincheng Ximen Village, Ya'er Country, Turpan 838000 China
Later, before you head back to Urumqi, you will learn why Turpan could sustain itself in long history by visiting the Karez Irrigation System. After the irrigation system visit, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Urumqi where this wonderful day trip concludes.
Duration: 1 hourPass By:
Silkroadtrips, Urumqi 830000 China
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Please wear comfortable shoes"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 13 To 14 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
We also pick you up from your centrally located Urumqi hotel.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.