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

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 1 Days
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  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, We also pick you up from your centrally located Urumqi hotel., ,
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


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


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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 8 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 fresco and statues from 15th century.

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. Next, you will go to  Emin Minaret that was built in 1777AD with a typical Uyghur architectural style.  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.



Local guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private tour

Transport by private vehicle

Entry/Admission - Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves

Entry/Admission - Emin Minaret (Su Gong Ta)

Entry/Admission - Astana-Karakhoja Tombs

Entry/Admission - Karez System




Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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