2-Day Private Independent Tour to Turpan and Kumtag Desert from Urumqi

10 hr

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Day Trip

Pickup Service

Group Tour

You will be picked up from your Urumqi hotel or accommodation at 8:00am then transfer to Turpan which is about 2.5 to 3 hours drive. Along the ride, you will passes a giant wind-farm, different rivers, and mountain pastures. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way.

Day 1 :Urumqi -Turpan 

There are so much to see in Turpan, choose 2-3 sites you want to go, then your driver or phone translator will design...
You will be picked up from your Urumqi hotel or accommodation at 8:00am then transfer to Turpan which is about 2.5 to 3 hours drive. Along the ride, you will passes a giant wind-farm, different rivers, and mountain pastures. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way.

Day 1 :Urumqi -Turpan 

There are so much to see in Turpan, choose 2-3 sites you want to go, then your driver or phone translator will design an itinerary for you. Once arriving at each attraction, your driver will show you where to purchase your tickets, and where he will be waiting for you, then you will enjoy your own time to explore the historical sites, after you finish each site, you will meet your friendly driver and heading to the next destination. After you tour finished today, you will stay at a hotel in Turpan(please book the accommodation on your own )

Attractions in Turpan:

1:  Ancient City of Jiaohe (Yarkhoto

2:  Flaming Mountains

3:  Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves

4:  Emin Minaret (Su Gong Ta),

5:  Astana Tombs 

6:  Karez irrigation system 

Day 2:Turpan -Kum Tag Desert- Turpan/Urumqi 

Your driver will meet you in your hotel in Turpan and heading directly to Kum Tag Desert, once arriving at Kumtag Desert, your driver will show you where to purchase your tickets, and where he will be waiting for you, then you will enjoy your own time to explore the desert and all kinds of desert activities.

The Kumtag Desert is a section of the Taklamakan Desert. The name Kumtag means “sand mountain” in Uyghur language. Beside to enjoy the amazing desert view, Here, you can ride a camel or sit on the desert jeep to enjoy the up and down sand hill to go deep into the Taklamakan desert.

After your two days independent tour finished, you can choose the option to finish your tour in Turpan or Urumqi.

Please note this is only a private transfer service. Meals, entrance tickets, tour guide are not included. You may have a Chinese speaking driver, but they know exactly where to pick you up and where to drop you off. Guest can use their phone to call our translator if need during the ride.
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Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge
  • 10 hours service each day
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private vehicle
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Accommodation
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your tour guide will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel

8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • The use of the service is 10 hours each day, more than 10 hours you are required to pay 15 USD for each extra hour to your driver.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.