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Kashgar Prefecture

7-Day【Epic South Xinjiang】From Kashgar to Turpan Oasis

This off-the-grid journey will take you far into the Uyghur heartland, as well as deep into the ancient multi-ethnic heritage of the region.

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7-Day【Epic South Xinjiang】From Kashgar to Turpan Oasis
7-Day【Epic South Xinjiang】From Kashgar to Turpan Oasis

Time & Location

Jun 12, 2021, 7:00 AM – Sep 19, 2021, 11:00 AM

Kashgar Prefecture, Kashgar Prefecture, Xinjiang, China

About the event

Lying on the remote land of Northwest China, South Xinjiang conjures up visions of exotic Central Asia old towns, dazzling Sunday bazaars, hidden desert oasis, and the turbaned traders of the Silk Road...

It’s fascinating multicultural history and spectacular nature have attracted visitors worldwide.

This off-the-grid journey will take you far into the Uyghur heartland, as well as deep into the ancient multi-ethnic heritage of the region.

You’ll drive on the stunning Karakoram Highway into the towering Pamir Plateau for some of the most sublime landscapes on earth.

You'll come across centuries-old tiled mosques as well as ruins of mysterious ancient cities from thousands of years ago.

This moment you are drinking tea with the Uyghur grandpa in the earth building in Kashgar, while the next moment you'll be hiking in the alphine forest of Tianshan Mountain.

This is the ultimate tour for those who are keen to learn about the culture, history and natural wonders of Xinjiang.

Trip Highlights:

1.Drive into the Roof of the World

Travelling quite possibly one of the most extraordinary road journeys on earth - the Karakoram Highway - into the Pamir Plateau, the "Roof of the World" and the deepest section of the ancient China Silk Road;  the mountainous road between Kashgar and Pakistan is Xinjiang's unequivocal highlight.

2.Lost in Kashgar

Into "The Kite Runner" world and witnessing Central Asia at its most authentic in Kashgar. Taking an adventure into the thousand year old Kashgar Old Town;

Discover beautiful Islanmic Architecture at the  mausoleum of Abakh Hoja and around the old town;

Find exotic antiques at the dazzling Kashgar Bazaar;Drink tea with local Uyghurs;Bargain at the bustling Sunday Livestock Market.

3.Hike Heavenly Lakeof Tianshan Mountain

Taking a light hiking around the famous Heavenly Lake of Tianshan for simply the most astounding natural beauty of Xinjiang.

4.Time-travel to 200 BC ancient cities in Turpan

Following the trace of ancient Silk Road traders to Turpan;Wondering in the holy Buddhist and Islamic village - Tuyoq - the most mysterious village in Western China and the intersection of world's various religions along with their history;

Watch the stunning sunset at Jiaohe Ruins, once the largest and most prosperous city in ancient China Silk Road history. This is a must-visit for Southern Xinjiang Travellers!

5.مۇز تاغ ئاتا- "Father of Glaciers" -the Muztagh Mountain

Witnessing the majestic beauty of the Karakul Lake and the towering Muztagh Mountain, the “Father of Glaciers” for Urghur people.

6.The hidden desert grottoes in Flaming Mountain

Marvel at the fascinating earth architectures of Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves hidden deep in the Flaming Mountain valley and appreciate the beautiful ancient wall paintings.

7.The White Sand Lake

Taking a short hiking around the silvery Baisha Mountain (White Sand Mountain) and Baisha Lake (White Sand Lake) dazzling in the sunlight. Visit Tajik villages and lunch in local family.

8.Golden Meadow Wetland & Stone Castle

Wondering into a fairytale land comprise of lush pasture, limpid rivers, herds and flocks, and sacred snow mountains.

9.Travel comfortably

Staying at high standard 4-5 star hotel throughout the journey and taking comfortale bus with at least 30-40% vacancy rate. OKDeal Travel always select high quality hotels and tour bus to ensure you a best trip.

Destination: South Xinjiang, China

2021 Group (7day6night)

Jul 14-20 2021

Jul 31 - Aug 6 2021

Aug 17-23 2021

Sep 19-25 2021

Price: 6699rmb

Early bird price: ONLY 6299rmbOnly 8 early bird spots each group! 

Group Size: 4-26 people of different nationalities

Hotel: three nights at 5 star hotel in Kashgar; one nihgt at 4 star hotel in Turpan; one night at 3 star hotel in Tashkurgan; one night at 5 star hotel in Urumqi

Local Weather in May: Kashgar 10-23℃; Turpan 16-30℃; Urumqi 7-19℃

Trip Route Overview:

D1 Kashgar arrival,  Kashgar night market , Radisson Blu Hotel Kashgar (5-star)

D2 Kashgar city tour, , visit Kashgar Old Town· the family mausoleum of Apak Hoja· Kashgar bazzar, Radisson Blu Hotel Kashgar (5-star)

D3  Kashgar - Tashkurgan 300km; Kashgar Livestock Market· Karakoram Highway· White Sand Mountain· Karakul Lake 8h🏨  local hotel (3-star)

D4 Tashkurgan - Kashgar🚌 300km; Golden Meadow Wetland and Rock Castle , 6h🏨 Radisson Blu Hotel Kashgar (5-star)

D5 Kashgar - Urumqi - Turpan✈️ 2h | 🚌 200km;· Jiaohe Ruins· Tuyoq Village 3h🏨 Murcure Hotel Turpan Downtown (4-star)

D6 Turpan - Heavenly Lake - Urumqi🚌 320km; 3.5h🏨 Heavenly Lake Luxemon Xinjiang Yindu hotel (5-star)

D7 Urumqi departure

Accommodations:

Day 1,2 and 4 in Kashgar Radisson Blu Hotel Kashgar  5-star

Day 5 in Turpan Mercure Hotel Turpan Downtown 4-star

Day 6 in Urumqi Luxemon Xinjiang Yindu hotel  5-star

Day 3 in Tashkurgan Luxemon Xinjiang Yindu hotel 3-star

2021 Group (7day6night)

Labor Day Holiday  April 30th - May 6th, 2021

Dragon Boat Holiday  June 12-18th, 2021 Price: 6299rmb

Early Bird Price  ONLY 5899rmb!

Only 8 early bird spots each group! (FULL IN MAY NOW! Still some left in June)Save your space now!

What's included:

√  Transport: 7 days of private local transport, airport picking up & seeing off service during designated time of arrival/departure.

Tour guide: Experienced English-speaking local tour guide

6-nights' accommodation: 4 nights at 5-star hotel; 1 night at 4-star hotel; 1 night at 3-star hotel√ Some meals: 7 breakfast; 2 lunch; 1 dinner

Entrance Tickets to all the main scenic spots listed in the itinerary

Travel insurance

√  first-aid kit, water, travel kit, etc

What's not included:

× Main transportation (flights) from and to Xinjiang

× Flight from Kashgar to Urumqi in Day 5We could book this flight for you at 1300rmb/person in May and June

× The rest of the meals during the trip

× Single room supplement 1700rmb

× Invoice, personal expenses and unexpected expenses

What you should bring:

1. Your original passport/ID card; some emergency cash

2. Suitcases; backpack; at least 2 pairs of comfortable shoes

3. Clothes for a wide range of temperature (7-28°C) - including at least 1 warm jacket; thermals might be necessary for 1 night in Tashkurgan; 2 light jackets; several t-shirts and pants

4. Sunscreen, hat, lip balm, skincare products, toiletries, slipers

5. waterbottle, energy snacks, medicines

6. phone, books, ipad, earphones, power bank etc to kill time during waiting and long bus drive

We take 3000rmb depositfor this 7-day trip when you sign up. The balance needs to be paid 7 days prior to departure. If you cancel 28 days prior to departure, full refund will be offered; if you cancel 14-28 days prior to departure, we will take 1000rmb as cancellation fee; if you cancel within 14 days, will take 2000rmb as cancellation fee.

Flight Schedule for Reference:

Shanghai ➡️ Kashgar10:35 Shanghai Hongqiao Airport T1 -(Spring Airlines 9C6137)- 13:25 Lanzhou City *for transfer (stay for 2h40m til 16:05) - (Spring Airlines 9C6789) - 20:10 Kashgar Airport

Kashgar ➡️ Urumqi (Please book this flight only)08:05 Kashgar Airport -(China Southern Airlines CZ6810)- 10:00 Urumqi Airport

Urumqi ➡️ Shanghai10:00 Urumqi Diwopu International Airport -(Loong Air GJ8998)- 16:40 Shanghai Pudong Airport

Trip Inquiry:

Telephone:15001791355

Wechat: OKDealTravel

Public Wechat:OKDealClub

OKDeal Travel Disclaimer:

1.OKDealTravel does not accept anyresponsibility for the following unpredictable factors or changes caused byforce majeure:

A.Due to weather and other force majeurefactors: temporary closure of the scenic spot, suspension of sightseeingvehicles and other scenic areas;

B.Seasonal landscapes that depend on weather conditions, such as snow,flowers, leaves, etc., are greatly affected by weather changes and cannot beguaranteed. The pictures in the advertisements are for reference only;

2. The availability of the hotel facilities(amenities) such as swimming pools, saunas, fitness facilities,etc., the open and closing time may be changed by the hotel;

3. The price of the self-funded items inthe itinerary, such as hot springs, cycling, fruit picking, etc., may bechanged by the local owner. The price in the advertisement is forreference only.

4. If any uncontrollable factors, suchas weather, traffic, etc., affect the itinerary, in order to ensurethe safety of travelers, the itinerary may be adjusted accordingto the actual situation.

5. The hotel single bed or double bed availability is not guaranteed.

Tickets

  • May Holiday April 30 - May 1

    CN¥6,299.00
  • Dragon Boat Holiday June 12-18

    CN¥6,299.00
  • Jul 14-20 2021 Summer

    CN¥6,299.00
  • Jul 31 - Aug 6 2021 Summer

    CN¥6,699.00
  • Aug 17-23 2021 Summer

    CN¥6,699.00
  • Sep 19-25 2021 Mid-Autumn

    CN¥6,699.00
  • National Day October 1-7

    CN¥6,299.00

Total

CN¥0.00

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