8 Days Discover the Beauty of Southern Xinjiang ~ Duku Highway

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Southern Xinjiang is the southern half of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. Its historical name was Altishahr, which also includes some territories in modern-day Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

  • The Duku Highway is about 561 kilometers long, connecting the northern and southern Xinjiang, spanning mountains and mountains, crossing deep mountains and canyons, and connecting many ethnic minority areas; "Bayinbulak" in Mongolian means fertile spring water.
  • Horseback riding and experience short video shooting
  • Enjoy the braised chicken with wild mushroom, tasting roast lamb specialties, taste the Bosten Lake flavor fish specialties
  • Photography Services for minimum 30 persons (Drone included)

Day 1: Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport (URC) - JinJiang International Hotel Urumqi (Welcome Dinner)

Arrive at Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport (URC), transfer to the hotel for check-in.

4 times arrival transfer provided:10:00am - 1:00pm - 4:00pm - 6:00pm, please make sure you meet the driver on time at arrival hall because the pick-up team will leave airport on time. (If your arrival time differs from what we provide, please arrange your own transport to hotel)

The hotel's check-in time is 2:00pm onward, but the hotel sometimes changes the time according to its own room status. If you cannot check in, you can store your luggage and check in again later.

7:00pm: Welcome dinner at hotel. After that, free at leisure. Recommendation: you can go shopping at the nearby Freeland Shopping Center by yourself.

Overnight at JinJiang International Hotel Urumqi


Day 2: (8:00am - 9:00pm) Urumqi - Dushanzi (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, visit Duzishan Grand Canyon.

[Duzishan Grand Canyon] which is known as the "Secret Realm of Duku, a wonder of billions of years". It is located in Jingnei, Dushanzi District, Karamay City, Xinjiang, 28 kilometers south of the city, and is accessible by road. The valley bottom of the scenic spot is 100-400 meters wide, the valley shoulder is 800-1000 meters wide, the height from the valley bottom to the valley shoulder can reach 200 meters, and the altitude is 1070 meters. It is a canyon landform. The most beautiful road in the country, it has been listed by National Geographic magazine as the first scene. The filming location for the TV series "Kyushu Yasha Record" and the movie "Flying Life". At present, it has the highest and widest Duku Big Glass Bridge in Xinjiang, and you can participate in various tourist experience projects such as step by step, canyon zipline, high-altitude bicycle, cliff swing, etc. at own expense.

Lunch and dinner at local restaurant.

Transfer to hotel and check-in.

Overnight at Maitark Hotel


Day 3: (8:00am - 9:00pm) Dushanzi - North Section of Duku Highway - Nalati (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, take the 7 seater Van to Duku Highway.

[Duku Highway] which is 561 kilometers long. It is a monument in the history of China's highway construction. Its connection has shortened the distance between north and south Xinjiang by nearly half from the original more than 1,000 kilometers. In order to build this road, tens of thousands of officials have worked hard for 10 years, of which 168 road construction officers and soldiers gave their precious lives. There are four levels in a day, such as Duku, and different days in ten miles. In Xinjiang, which has grasslands, glaciers, snow-capped mountains, deserts, and lakes, the Duku Highway is a different kind of scenery. Starting from Dushanzi, we will go all the way to the south and experience the psychology from "sea water" to "flame" course.

[Jorma] located at the intersection of Duku Highway and Yiqiao Highway that traverses the Tianshan Mountains. It is not only beautiful here, but also has Jorma Martyrs Cemetery to commemorate the 168 revolutionaries who sacrificed and buried here for the construction of Duku Highway. martyr.

Lunch at local restaurant.

[Nalati Grassland] Also known as the air grassland, is a subalpine meadow plant area, one of the four major grasslands in the world, and has been a famous pasture since ancient times. Combining the beautiful grassland scenery with the local Kazakh folk customs, it has become a famous tourist resort in Xinjiang. In October 2005, China National Geographic magazine rated it as one of the six most beautiful grasslands in the country. Experience prairie horse riding for 1 hour.

Dinner at local restaurant.

Transfer to hotel and check-in.

Overnight at Nalati Eco Resort Hotel


Day 4: (8:00am - 9:30pm) Nalati - Bayinnbulak Grassland (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, proceed to visit Bayinbulak Grassland with 7 seater Van.

[Bayinbulak Grassland] which means Fengquan in Mongolian - "rich spring water". It is a alpine basin in the middle of the Tianshan Mountains, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, with an altitude of about 2500 meters and an area of ​​23835 square kilometers. Flat, with abundant water and grass, it is a typical grass meadow grassland.In 1771, after Ubasi Khan led his troops to return to the east, the Qing government gave the Mongolian tribes rich grasslands in order to feel the return of the Mongolian tribes. Many film and television works also regard this as the best filming location. For example, Han Han, the tour guide of "Heroes Returning to the East" and "Flying Life", once searched all over the country and finally found the Bayin Grassland and said: This is a land bestowed by God, and there is nothing like it. This is the right place to shoot.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Sunset, let's go to see Jiuqu Eighteen Bays, where there is the most beautiful sunset in the world.

Dinner at local restaurant.

Transfer to hotel and check-in.

Overnight at Hejing Snowland Hotel


Day 5: (8:00am - 9:00pm) Baiyinbulak Grassland - South Section of Duku Highway - Kuqa (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, go to visit the southern section of the Duku Highway with 7 seater Van.

Depart from Bayinbulak, after climbing over the mountains Tianshan Mountains, we will enter the southern part of Xinjiang, and we will enjoy the magnificent Kiziya Yadan landscape Kuqa Tianshan Grand Canyon. The mysterious Kuqa Tianshan Grand Canyon is a canyon on the south side of the Tianshan Mountains. It is formed by reddish-brown rocks after hundreds of millions of years of wind and rain erosion. The winding path of the canyon leads to a secluded, unique cave, and the light penetrates from the top of the canyon, forming a rich light and shadow change, which is enough to shock everyone, known as the "Xinjiang Antelope Valley".

Lunch and Dinner at local restaurant.

Transfer to hotel and check-in.

Overnight at Tianyuan International Hotel Kuqa


Day 6: (8:00am - 9:30pm) Kuqa - Korla (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, proceed to visit Korla.

[Korla City]is located in the central part of Xinjiang, the southern foot of the Tianshan Mountains, and the northeastern edge of the Tarim Basin.

Lunch at local restaurant.

[Robu Village] which was once a paradise inhabited by the Robu, one of the oldest ethnic groups in Xinjiang. They used to live on the edge of Xiaohaizi by the Tarim River. "They don't grow grains, they don't herd livestock, they only feed on small boats." They have been isolated from the world for thousands of years. "The Last Rob". In addition to learning about the living customs of the Robu people, the scenic spot covers the intersection of the largest desert in China, the Taklimakan Desert, the longest inland river, the Tarim River, and the original Populus euphratica forest. The natural landscape is unique.

Dinner at local restaurant.

Transfer to hotel and check-in.

Overnight at Furunde Wanda Jin Hua Hotel


Day 7: (6:00am - 1:30pm) Korla - Urumqi (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, proceed to Korla Railway Station, and take train to Urumqi [C804 0845-1235] .

Lunch at local restaurant.

After lunch, transfer to Half day tour of Urumqi City .

Urumqi City: [International Grand Bazaar]

Dinner at local restaurant.

Transfer to hotel and check in.

Overnight at JinJiang International Hotel Urumqi


Day 8: JinJiang International Hotel Urumqi - Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport (URC) (Breakfast)

After breakfast, transfer to Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport (URC) according to your departure time.

4 times departure transfer provided: 6:00am - 9:00am - 12:00noon - 3:00pm, please make sure you are in the hotel lobby on time, because the team will leave on time.

Please check out before 12:00noon. In case of late check-out, please pay the additional fee at the front desk of the hotel.

What's Included

  • 2 nights stay at JinJiang International Hotel Urumqi or similar
  • 1 night stay at Maitark Hotel or similar
  • 1 night stay at Nalati Eco Resort Hotel or similar
  • 1 night stay at Hejing Snowland Hotel or similar
  • 1 night stay at Tianyuan International Hotel Kuqa or similar
  • 1 night stay at Furunde Wanda Jin Hotel or similar
  • 7 breakfast at hotel
  • 6 lunches and 7 dinners (Include Welcome dinner)
  • Experience an hour prairie horse riding at Nalati grassland
  • 4 times return airport transfer
  • Photography Services for minimum 30 persons (Drone included)
  • All tours & transfer as described in program with using private vehicle
  • Entrance ticket as per itinerary indicated (First entrance ticket provided)
  • Chinese Speaking Tour Guide Service
  • Tour Guide & Driver tipping
  • Host Service

What's NOT Included

  • Air Ticket
  • China Tourist Visa (if needed)
  • Preferential treatment card: There is no refund for preferential certificates such as senior citizen cards and military officer cards; unutilized scenic spots tickets are not refundable
  • Drinks / beverages during the meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Other Expenses that do not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended

JinJiang International Hotel Urumqi 5*

Address: No.802 South Anju Road, Shuimoguo District, 830063 Urumqi, China

Only a 10-minute walk from Nanhu Square and Urumqi Museum, Jin Jiang International Hotel Urumqi features sumptuous accommodation with elegant decoration and well-equipped modern facilities. It houses an indoor swimming pool, a spa centre, a fitness centre, a games room and 4 on-site dining options. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the property. Jin Jiang International Hotel Urumqi is a 15-minute walk from Hongshan Park and a 20-minute walk from People's Park. It takes 15 minutes by taxi to Urumqi South Railway Station. Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport is about 30 minutes' drive away. Rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen cable TV and a minibar. There is also an electric kettle. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a bathtub and a hairdryer. Some rooms have lovely views or Executive Lounge access.

Hotel Features:

  • WIFI common area & all rooms
  • Fitness centre / Spa Center / Indoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant

Check-in from: 12:00pm
Check-out until: 12:00noon

Maitark Hotel 5*

Address: No.13 Daqing East Road, Dushanzi

Maitark Hotel is located on Daqing East Road, Dushanzi, about 1.5 miles from the starting point of Duku Highway and the city center of Dushanzi. It is located near the government, financial institutions, shopping and cultural center in Duyishanzi District, 200 areas away from the Dushanzi Food District. Huameijun arrives in about 5 minutes, with convenient transportation and convenient travel.

The 43,000-square-meter Mayi Hotel has elegant, comfortable, luxurious and luxurious VIP services, parent-child facilities, a 2-hour self-scanning car wash, and is also equipped with high-rise buildings, elegant entertainment facilities, various self-service and unique equipment. Fashionable restaurants, unique tower-style private rooms, KTV, KTV VIP private rooms, etc., with high cost performance, are the best choice for your business travel, parent-child entertainment, and leisure travel.

Hotel Features:

  • WIFI common areas & all rooms
  • KTV
  • Chinese Restaurant / Western Restaurant / Coffee Shop / Bar

Check-in from:    2:00pm
Check-out until: 2:00pm

Nalati Eco Resort Hotel 4*

Address: Xinyuan lli China 835805

Getting in and around Ili is a breeze when staying at Nalati Eco Resort Hotel, located just minutes away from the city center. Have a hassle-free trip while enjoying the services and amenities offered by Nalati Eco Resort Hotel. Keep up with all your communications easily with the resort villa's free Wi-Fi. Getting from and back to the airport can be easily arranged with the resort villa's airport transfer services. Shuttle services provided by Nalati Eco Resort Hotel makes it easy to plan your day trips, sightseeing, and more around Ili. Guests can enjoy free parking right at the resort villa. Front desk service is provided at the resort villa including luggage storage. Feeling lazy? In-room conveniences like room service let you get the most out of your room time. Forgot to pack something? All your last-minute needs can be fulfilled by the convenience stores, saving you time and hassle. Enjoy the services offered at Nalati Eco Resort Hotel from the convenience of your guestroom. For your comfort, rooms at the resort villa are equipped with linen service and blackout curtains. In-room entertainment amenities including the television is provided in some rooms. It's good to know that a hair dryer, toiletries and towels are provided in guest bathrooms.

Hotel Features:

  • WIFI common areas & all rooms
  • BBQ Facilities / Coffee Shop / Restaurant

Check-in from: 2:00pm
Check-out until: 12:00noon

Hejing Snowland Hotel 4*

Address: Veterinary Station, Bayinbuluke Town, Hejing Xinjiang China

This hotel is an ideal spot for travelers wanting to discover the city. With multiple attractions nearby including Bayanbulak Grassland, Bayanbulak Swan Lake and Bayanbulak National Level Wild Animals Type Nature Reserve, guests will find plenty to keep themselves occupied. At the end of a busy day, travelers can unwind and relax in the hotel or go out and enjoy the city. This Hejing hotel provides parking on site.

Hotel Features:

  • WIFI common area
  • Restaurant

Check-in from:    2:00pm
Check-out until: 2:00pm

Tianyuan International Hotel Kuqa 5*

Address: 9 Wenhua Middle Road Jiefang Road Kuqa China

Tianyuan International Hotel Kuqa is located at No.9 Wenhua Middle Road, Kuqa County, with a construction area of 50000 square meters and a 22 storey building. It has 261 luxury guest rooms, Qing restaurant with unique decoration style, full-time western restaurant, rich and diverse entertainment and fitness facilities and a variety of multi-media conference hall with complete functions. Is a set of accommodation, catering, entertainment, meetings, business, tourism, leisure in one, the southern region of large scale, good grade, complete hotel.

Hotel Features:

  • WIFI common areas
  • Restaurant / Chinese Restaurant

Check-in from:    10:00am
Check-out until: 2:00pm

Furunde Wanda Jinhua Hotel 5*

Address: China, Xinjiang, Korla, No.2 Shengguo Road, Furunde Building, Block C

The Furend Wanda Jinhua Hotel Korla is located in the center of Shihua Avenue, in the prosperous district of Freeride Shopping Center, not far from Xinhuijia Shopping Center and Swan River Scenic Area. There are many restaurants and shops around the hotel. It is the best place for food, entertainment, leisure, shopping and tourism. The hotel has convenient transportation, complete facilities and elegant environment. It is the best place for your travel and leisure, business negotiation and distinguished banquets .

Hotel Features:

  • WIFI common areas
  • Restaurant

Check-in from:    2:00pm
Check-out until: 12:00noon

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