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  • Explore one of the oldest cities in Xinjiang - Turpan, the best place for you to know the Silk Road Culture.

  • Adventure to the particular kind of irrigation system, it is created by the wisdom locals in the vast Gobi desert.

  • Enjoy the local Loulan Wine in the Grape Valley of Turpan.


Day 1Turpan City Tour

Welcome to the hottest city in China---Turpan. Its history stretches back more than 6,000 years, which has been a bastion of culture for all that time. Today we will visit Tuyoq Valley, an ancient traditional oasis-village. Sugong Minaret, a conduit for cultural exchange between different ethnic and religious groups. Pay a visit to the Karez Well irrigation system that produce the best melons and grapes in China, which is one of must-visit places in Turpan. And tour end up with part of the UNESCO World Heritage Silk Road Sites---Jiaohe Ruins.

Our professional tour guide will meet you at your located hotel lobby, and your private day tour begin with exploring Tuyoq Valley surrounded by the impressive grape trellis and the stories of the adventurers all of the world. the largest ancient Islamic tower in Xinjiang---Sugong Minaret, with the embodiment of the ancient architectural arts of the Uighur people.

Conticue the tour to a unique irrigation system still be used today in Turpan---Karez Well irrigation system, which is connected by underground channels, is considered as one of the three great ancient projects in China.

Today's tour he 2hrs's exploration of Jiaohe Ruins, a Chinese archaeological site found in the Yarnaz Valley, 10 km west of the city of Turpan. The ruins include city gates, streets and lanes, government office, temples, domestic houses, cave houses, wells, and an underground temple.

Travel Tips make an effort to enjoy the very best experience of tour:

  • Ethnic groups in Xinjiang have a great historical background about culture and heritage. All the ethnic groups represent their own culture and tradition but the Uyghur's are having the most beautiful and epic culture and heritage.

  • Respect the local customs that the biggest taboo in Uyghur is that they do not eat pork. And must not be offended to avoid unnecessary misunderstanding.

  • The knife of Xinjiang handcrafts is not allowed to take to the plane or train, so when choosing souvenirs you had better think about security check.

  • Although the clock time in Xinjiang is the same as Beijing time, there is two hours difference because of the longitude. You should modify your rest and dinning times two hours later as compared with staying in the central part of China.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Turpan
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 36m
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    Karez Well

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    Sugong Minaret


  • Private transportation through out the itinerary.

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

  • Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides

  • 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.

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

  • 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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