Outdoor Activities in Urumqi

Outdoor activities in Urumqi are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Urumqi comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Urumqi and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Urumqi has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Urumqi.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Urumqi:

  1. #1 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 154 itineraries
    Tianshantianchi Lake

    Tags: View Point, Tourist Center, Lake, Nature

    Address: Within Tianshan Scenic Resort, Urumqi830002, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    On the east side of Urumqi, right in the middle of Bogda peak, covering around 4.9 square meter area, lies TianshanTianchi lake or Heavenly Lake. People often refer this lake as a ‘pearl of Heav...Read more

  2. #2 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 121 itineraries
    Xinjiang Regional Museum

    Tags: Museum, Tourist Center

    Address: Xi Bei Lu 132, Urumqi 830000, China

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    It is the largest integrated museum and has been the center for preserving around 50,000 collections. The collection displays the revolutionary spirit of the people of Urumqi. The colorful costumes, t...Read more

  3. #3 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 68 itineraries
    Tianshan Mountains

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, View Point, Tourist Center

    Address: Urumqi, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    An hour drive from Urumqi will take you to this beautiful mountain range, situated in the Eurasia hinterland. It is said to be the largest mountain range and considered as one of the Seven Mountain sy...Read more

  4. #4 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 158 itineraries
    Peoples Park

    Tags: Garden, Park, Entertainment, Tourist Center

    Address: Youhao South Road, TianshanDistrict,Urumqi 830002, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 09:30 pm Details

    Situated on the west bank of Urumqi, People’s Park is said to be the biggest park in the urban city. There is a saying among the people, that this park is often considered as ‘the park for...Read more

  5. #5 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 73 itineraries
    Dabancheng Wind Power Station

    Tags: Tourist Center, Windmill

    Address: Dabancheng District, Urumqi 830039, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you are fond of science, this power station should be in your tourist destination list. Located 8 kilometers southeast of the city, along the highway, this power station is said to be the first lar...Read more

  6. #6 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 144 itineraries
    Red Hill

    Tags: View Point, Tourist Center, Hill, Nature

    Address: No.2 Hongshan Road, ShayibakDistrict,Urumqi 830000, China

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    When it comes to symbolizing Urumqi, Red Hill is the first name that comes in mind. Made of aubergine rock which is of reddish brown in color, describes the fact as to why the name ‘Red Hill&rsq...Read more

  7. #7 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 135 itineraries
    Grand Bazaar

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Tourist Center, Market, Street Market

    Address: Heping South Road, Urumqi, China

    Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Popularly known as the International bazaar, is a heaven for shopaholics. From regional products to international products from distant places like Russia and Mongolia and states of the west, the mark...Read more

  8. #8 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 108 itineraries
    Shuimogou Eco Tourism Area

    Tags: Forest, Water Body, Park, View Point

    Address: Shuimogou District, Urumqi 830017, China

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Moving 5 kilometers to the northeast direction from Urumqi, this beautiful eco tourism region includes nearly four hills and one beautiful river named Shuimogou River. The aim of this scenic spot is t...Read more

  9. #9 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 106 itineraries
    Tianshan Wildlife Reservation

    Tags: Park, Wildlife Park, Tourist Center, Nature

    Address: Near Baiyanggou Village, Dabancheng District, Urumqi 830039, China

    A trip to Urumqi should include a visit to the Tianshan Wildlife Reservation. It is still considered as one of the unique tourist attractions of the region, located in the TianshanBogedafeng Hills and...Read more

  10. #10 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 103 itineraries
    Urumqi Botanical Garden

    Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden, Tourist Center, Nature

    Address: Xinjiang Institute of Biology, Chinese Aademy of Sciences,No. 30 Beijing Road, Northern Suburbs,Urumqi

    Beautiful! That’s the word that is going to come out of your mouth when you first visit this beautiful botanical garden of Urumqi. Comprising of 11 gardens – Chinese rose garden, perennial...Read more

  11. #11 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 56 itineraries
    Silk Road Ski Resort

    Tags: Mountain, Trail, Tourist Center, Adventure Sport

    Address: Ping Xi Liang Village | Nan Shan Grasslands,Urumqi, China

    For skiers, Silk Road Ski Resort is the ultimate destination. Located slightly away from the city, this resort is considered as the biggest ski resort in the northwestern region of China. Take a bus f...Read more

  12. #12 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 61 itineraries
    Glacier 1

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail, Tourist Center

    Address: Tiange'er Mountain, Tianshan District, Urumqi 830002, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    For the individuals who love hiking on snow capped mountains, Glacier 1 should be the destination. Though located nearly 120 kilometers away from Urumqi city, it has turned out to be a popular destina...Read more

  13. #13 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 37 itineraries
    Mt. Tianshan Ski Area

    Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment, Tourist Center, Adventure

    Address: Gangou Country, Tianshan District, Urumqi830002, China

    Visiting Urumqi and not going to Mt. Tianshan ski area will be a sheer miss. Around 60 kilometers away from the city, this snow covered resort is located in the Golden Spring Valley, very close to the...Read more

  14. #14 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 10 itineraries
    Southern Mosque

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Jiefang South Road, Tianshan District, Urumqi 830002, China

    Capture the beauty of this mosque in your camera which doesn’t have the usual traditional Islamic architectural design in its exterior portion. Rather it is made in brick and wood classic Chines...Read more

  15. #15 of 25 Outdoors Activities in Urumqi
    - Used in 122 itineraries
    Urumqi Water Amusement Park

    Tags: Amusement Park, Garden, Park, Tourist Center

    Address: No.2 Yan'erwo Road, TianshanDistrict,Urumqi 830002, China

    Timings: 09:30 am - 09:00 pm Details

    If you are travelling with your kids, give them a break from visiting historical and natural sites. Visit this amusement park that was founded in 1987 with the aim of improving the tourism industry of...Read more