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


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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 Sayram Lake (550kms)

After breakfast, drive 4hrs to visit the Sayram Lake, which is known as the last drop of tears of the Atlantic. The largest alpine lake in Xinjiang. Stroll around the lake and enjoythe blooming wildflowers and the beautiful grassland around the lake.

Traffic: Car (550kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Sayram Lake nearby Hotel
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 2071m
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    Sayram Lake

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    Sayram Lake

Day 3Cross Guozigou Bridge, visit Lavender Farm, then drive to Tekes (260kms)

Today we say goodbye to Sayram Lake and transfer to Tekes, on the way you will see the famous Guozigou(fruit valley), hike around the valley, step on the wooden deck trails, that will lead you to the most scenic spots with views of Guozigou Bridge and Lake


After lunch, continue our driving and you will have the opportunity to enjoy the Lavender Farm en route from June to Sept.

Traffic: Car (260kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Tekes
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1206m
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    Guozigou Bridge

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    Lavender

Day 4Visit Kakajun Prairie then Drive to Naraty (280kms)

Today start  journey from the ingenious Kalajun Prairie, which is as beautiful as in a poem or a picture. Kalajun, in Kazak, means "a dark wilderness". There are springs densely distributed here. Every year, from May to September. The traditional lifestyle exudes a unique charm. You can take the photos there and then overnight in Naraty.

Traffic: Car (280kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Naraty
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 2200m
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    Kalajun Prairie

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    Kalajun Prairie

Day 5Visit Naraty Grassland then Drive back to Yining (260kms)

Get up early this morning to see a typical river bed grassland—Naraty Grassland, one of four famous grassland in the world.


Prairie is as beautiful as in a poem or a picture. There are springs densely distributed here. Every year, from May to September, with flowers all blossoming out here and numerous herds gathering around, a great number of tourists domestic and abroad are attracted here. The Narat Prairie is also called "Deer Garden" in history and an ideal place for people of the pasture to exchange materials and hold cultural activities.


Ride the horse in the vast grassland. Explore the traditional Kazakh way of life is also an activity that you can't miss in this place. Afterwards, bus transfer to Yining for overnight stay.

Traffic: Car (260kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Yining
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 628m
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    Naraty Grassland

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    Naraty

Day 6Drive back to Urumqi (700kms)

Today we will be driving back to Urumqi, enjoy the scenery on the way. Upon arrival, transfer you to the downtown hotel and check in. Spend your rest of day at leisure.

Traffic: Car (700kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Urumqi
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 836m
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    Urumqi

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    Urumqi

Day 7End of Tour

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

Traffic: Car
Hotel: No accommodation
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 836m

INCLUDES

  • 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.

EXCLUDES

  • 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

TRIP NOTES

  • 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.

Transportation

We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.

Accommodation

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

Guides

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.

Client’s Reviews Write Review

  • Nasser

    Review submitted 20th June 2013

    Thank you for your good arrangments and we have really enjoyed the sightseeing of Xinjiang.I want your contact number maybe in future come back. Also I will advice friends and show them pictures if want to visit I will let them contact you. I am going back home by end of July so this number will not belong to
    me after that. Thank you again

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