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New! Dec20-26【Magical Winter in Xinjiang】Kanas/Hemu/Sayram Lake
A trip to a dream winter fairyland: wooden cabin village covered in fluffy snow, misty birch forests, frozen lakes with incredible blue ice bubbles, and sweeping views of the towering snow mountains.
Time & Location
Dec 20, 2021, 7:00 PM – Dec 26, 2021, 11:00 PM
Kanas, Xinjiang, China
About the event
The Northern Xinjiang owns probably one of the most idyllic winter scenes you’ll ever come across. It has all the makings of a dream winter fairyland: wooden cabin village covered in fluffy snow, misty birch forests, frozen lakes with incredible blue ice bubbles, and sweeping views of the towering snow mountains.
This trip will take you to adventure through the vast Altay and Yili Region by SUV, 4 guests sharing a car and having flexible schedule to explore Hemu, Kanas, Sayram Lake to the fullest.
Why this Route?
A. discount flight ticketssurreal sceneries with few tourists
off-peak travel; round trip flights only 1000+ rmb; best value for price
B. Northen Xinjiang big tripcovering all the highlights
Hemu Village + Kanas 30h+; Sayram Lake blue ice & ice bubbles
C. taking SUV throughout the trip
4 persons for one car; big space and flexible time!
01 . Blue ice at Sayram Lake walk on dreamy blue ice & ice bubbles that surpass Lake Baikal; ORV around lake to see hidden side; catch incredible sunset!
02 . Hemu Village fairytale wooden cabin village in thick snow
03 . Kanasvast snowland, blue ice river, virgin forest mysterious northern kingdom
04. Colorful Yining Central Asia dream
05. Dushanzi Grand Canyon nature's masterpiece
06. Ghost City explore an alien world
Trip at a Glance:
Day 1 · Urumqi arrival -🚞10h- Beitun
🚞 6:56pm - 05:47am soft sleeper overnight train
*Please arrive at Urumqi before 4pm ONLY
Day 2 · Beitun -🚙5h- Hemu Village
🏡 wooden cabin in Hemu Village
🚙 265km | 5h SUV
Day 3 · Hemu -🚙2h- Kanas -🚙2h- Hemu
🏡 wooden cabin in Hemu Village
🚙 132km; 4h SUV
Day 4 · Hemu -🚙6h- Ghost City -🚙1.5h- Karamay
🏨 4 star hotel in Karamay
🚙 550km; 7.5h SUV
Day 5 · Karamay -🚙2.5h- Dushanzi Grand Canyon -🚙1h- Kuytun
🏨 4 star hotel in Kuytun
🚙 220km; 3.5h SUV
Day 6 · Kuytun -🚙3.5h- Sayram Lake -🚙3h- Yining
🏨 4 star hotel in Yining
🚙 450km; 6.5h SUV
Day 7 · Yining departure
Destination: Northern Xinjiang, China
2021 Group (7day6night)
December 20-26th, 2021
Early bird price: ONLY 8399rmb
January 31th - February 6th, 2022
Early bird price: ONLY 8699rmb
Group Size: 4-24 people of different nationalities
Weather in Dec-Feb: -20℃ in Kanas/Humu/Sayram Lake/Yining
Only 8 early bird spots! Save your space now!
· 6 day SUV private transport with professional local driver (up to 4 persons / one car)
· 6 nights' 4 star hotel(standard twin room)
· 1 night soft sleeper train from Urumqi to Beitun
· 6 breakfast; 2 dinner
· professional English tour guide*+1 tour leader from Shanghai if group reach 20people
· all the tourist attraction tickets
· travel insurance
· OKDealTravel gift pack, first-aid kit, daily water, etc
· main transportation to Xinjiang
· single room supplement 1360rmb/1860rmb
· the rest of the main meals
· Invoice, personal expenses and unexpected expenses (including extra nights' hotel expenses and tour guide fees if the mountain road closed)
About the hotel :
Day 2/3 in Hemu Hemu Wooden Cabin Hotel
Day 4 in KaramayTrip.com 4 star hotel
Day 5 in KuytunTrip.com 4 star hotel
Day 6 in Yining Trip.com 5 star hotel
1. 3000rmb deposit needs to be paid when you sign up; the balance needs to be paid 7 days prior to departure.
2. Please note that hotel rooms are twin shared rooms. If you register as a solo traveler, we'll try to arrange other same gender solo guest to share the room, but if there's no other solo guest, you'll need to pay the single room supplement.
3. For detailed sign up/ rufund/ kids fee/ hotel room/safety policies, please send "3" and read it carefully.
What you should know before signing up:
1. There's heavy snow situation in Altay Region (Kanas/Hemu) in winter and the road might be closed for up to 3 days. (15% chance), If it happens, you will have to stay 1-2 more nights in Hemu or Burqin City, and the hotel/tour guide expenses will be on your own, and the itinerary will prolong for up to 3 days. Please do not book your return flight before we leave Altay Region in case this situation happens. And please make sure you have at least 10 days free time for this trip.
2. We will use SUV cars throughout the trip, but the road condition in winter may slow down our itinerary. Please keep an open mind and we appreciate your understanding.
Please do not book your return flight now as the price won't drop till 3 weeks prior to departure day and also in case the trip prolonged due to snow situation.
To10:00 - 15:40, Junyao Airlines HO1255Shanghai Hongqiao T2 ➡️ Urumqi Diwopu Airport T2
Back11:40 - 12:55 China Southern Airlines CZ6858Yining Airport ➡️ Urumqi Diwopu Airport T315:30 - 20:15 China Southern Airlines CZ6997Urumqi Diwopu Airport T3 ➡️ Shanghai Hongqiao T2
What you should bring
1. Original passport; some emergency cash
2. suitcase and backpack
3. Outdoor clothes*Temperature in December/January is around -20℃, keeping yourself dry and warm is importantFor daytime activity, you should wear winter clothes in layers - thermal underwear/shell jacket/insulated jacket/wool socks/water-proof winter hiking boots, etc; Accsesorries like winter hats, gloves and scarf are highly recommended. For night time, all hotels have AC or heater.
4. Climate is dry and UV is strong, remember to bring shades, SPF 50+ sunscreen, moisturizing skincare products, and a thermal travel mug is highly recommended.
5. Other stuffs like snacks, coffee, basic medicine, portable charger, headphones, etc are recommended.
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.
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