The price is based on 2 persons in a private tour for 4star hotel


Day 1Urumqi Arrival

Welcome to Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region and the farthest land from any ocean. It is the heaven of travelers for its beautiful natural scenery, profound cultural deposits and special local customs and practices. Upon arrival, be transferred to the hotel and check in. The rest of day is free at leisure.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Urumqi
Altitude: 836m

Day 2Drive to Turpan, Turpan City Tour (200kms)

Driving to Turpan passing by Salt Lake and the wind power station which is the largest one in Asia spreading at the foot of Tianshan Mountain. head up to the Karez Well irrigation system that produce the best melons and grapes in China. Following is the visiting to Sugong Minaret, a conduit for cultural exchange between different ethnic and religious groups. Today's tour end up with the 2hrs's exploration of Jiaohe Ruins, resembles Pompei, but 300 years older,a Chinese archaeological site found in the Yarnaz Valley, 10 km west of the city of Turpan and a natural fortress located atop a steep cliff on a leaf-shaped plateau between two deep river valleys where you can experience the way of life of the Uygur ancestors.

Traffic: Car (200kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Turpan
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 36m
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    Karez Well

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    Sugong Minaret

Day 3Drive to Korla, visit Iron Gate and Peacock River (360kms)

Morning breakfast at the hotel, drive in the deep of Tianshan Mountain, enjoy the beautiful scenery and drive to Korla, known as the "City of Pears" and the "City of Petroleum". Visit the Iron Gate upon arrival which was a very important pass in the ancient Silk Road. and then Walking along the Peacock River after dinner to feel the local's city life style.

Traffic: Car (360kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Korla
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 950m
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    Iron Gate

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    Peacok River

Day 4Drive to Kuqa, Visit Kuqa Mosque and Old Town (300kms)

Today we will drive Kuqa and take you to visit the Kuqa Mosque, which is the second Mosque in Xinjiang. Stroll around Kuqa Old Town will make you have an unforgettable memory.

Traffic: Car (300kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Kuqa
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1071m
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    Kuqa Mosque

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Day 5Drive to Bayinbuluk, Visit Bayinbuluk and Swan Lake (260kms)

Enjoy the sunrise in the morning and head to Bayinbuluk by car(3hrs) to explore another grassland scenery in Bayanbulak Grassland, which is the second largest grassland in China. There are verdant grass, flock of sheep and various plants. A fairyland which is worth for you to spend your time here. Then we are going to Swan Lake, the unique natural reserve for swan in China. It is the paradise of flocks of wild swan.

Please note you will need special Xinjiang Travel Permit to Bayinbuluk which will be applied 4months in prior. 

Traffic: Car (260kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Bayinbuluk
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 2500m
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Day 6Drive to Kuitun then Visit Anjihai Grand Canyon (420kms)

Enjoy your breakfast the hotel, on the way travel to Anjihai Grand Canyon, which is called the paradise of the photographer. Anjihai River is originated in Tianshan Mountain, through many years of scouring, in the vicinity of Tungut, it was formed a huge alluvial fan under the Northern slope of Tianshan Mountain. The scale of the river valley alluvial fan is quite magnificent, to the north opening with umbrella-shaped, it can be called a geographical wonder.

Traffic: Car (420kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Kuitun
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 486m
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    Anjihai Grand Canyon

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    Anjihai Grand Canyon

Day 7Drive to Burqin then Visit Five-colored Beach (460kms)

After enjoying the nice buffet breakfast at the hotel, and then our professional tour guide will bring you to head to Burqin, it is the best place where you can enjoy the sunset of Five-colored Beach, just walk into the colourful Beach, you will feel as if in a dream world. The unique lava landscape consisted of purplish red, vandyke red, yellow and light green mudstone, sandstone and gravel. this is the most beautiful colourful Beach, the masterpiece of nature, and the miracle of Burqin.

Traffic: Car (460kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Burqin
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 471m
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    Five Colored Beach

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    Five Colored Beach

Day 8Drive to Hemu then Visit Henu Village (170kms)

After breakfast, we’ll take the coach to Hemu village, which is also known as the first village in China, the Scenic Spot is located in Burqin County, Altay District, about 30 kilometres east of Kanas Lake. It is an exquisite and unique wooden house village with a small bridge and magnificent scenery. Meanwhile, you can also experience the unique lifestyle of Tuvas, which is quite worth to visit.

Traffic: Car (170kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Hemu
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1091m
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    Hemu Village

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Day 9Drive to Kanas, Enjoy the magnificent Kanas Lake (70kms)

Your guide and driver will pick you up in the morning, and then drive along the mountain road to Kanas Nature Reserve, China's only European-like ecological site that has been awarded the title of the "Pure Land of the World" due to its unspoiled natural scenery. En-route, visit Kanas Lake. Upon arrival change the shuttle bus to the inside of the Reserve to enjoy the beautiful scenery, head to the Fish Pavilion, enjoy a view of Kanas. Later afternoon back to Jiadengyu district to check into the hotel. Dinner and rest.

Traffic: Car (70kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Kanas
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1375m
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    Kanas Nature Reserve

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Day 10Kanas Tour

Exciting day! we will drive along the mountain road to the well-known Three Bays (Moon Bay, Dragon Bay, Immortal Bay), enjoy the most beautiful mountain lake you have never seen. The lake takes on different colors following the four seasons of the year, sometimes it's crystal blue, sometimes it's dark green or even gray.

later afternoon we will check into the hotel. dinner and rest.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Kanas
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1375m
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    Dragon Bay

Day 11End of Tour

Today, you will say goodbye to Xinjiang, be transferred based on your flight or train schedule. Wish you a pleasant journey home!

Traffic: Car
Hotel: No accommodation
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1375m


  • Private transportation through out the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.

  • Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.

  • All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary

  • Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides (French, Italy, Russian, German can be arranged per your request)

  • Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.

  • Travel and health insurance when travel with us.

  • 8, A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.


  • International and domestic flights not indicated.

  • Food, Lunch or dinner not specified

  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers

  • Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned


  • We will upgrade trains to 1st class where available if book the tour 5 months in advance of departure.

  • There is no problem to travel Silk Road during Ramadan.

  • Complimentary 2 bottles of water each person on daily use.


We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.


All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.


Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.

Climate and Altitude

Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct are the best time to visit Silk Road. And we strongly suggest you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. No need to worry about high altitude along the Silk Road. We will prepare Oxygen bags if the package includes Xiahe, Qinghai Lake and Taxkorgan County.

We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.

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