All Inclusive Private Day Trip To Turpan From Urumqi Including Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves And Karez System

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Departure Time :
    9:00am
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located hotel in Uruqmi
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Take a three hours ride from Urumqi to Turpan to explore the wonderful basin with well-preserved ancient cities, Karez Irrigation System, Emein Minaret, Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Astana Tombs and more! A local Uyghur style lunch is also inclusive. This is a perfect day trip for people who love the history of ancient Silk Road!

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Lunch included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

At 9 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 frescoand statues from 15th century.

Next, you will go to Astana Tombs where was a public cemetery from 1,000 years ago for the citizens of Gaochang Kingdom. From there, you will have an opportunity to see amazing mausoleum paintings inthree tombs. 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.

Lunch will be provided in the yard of a local Uyghur house. 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.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable shoes