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Beijing, Urumqi, Fuyun, Burqin, Hemu Village, Kanas, Karamay, Yining, Narat - Northern Xinjiang 15 Days tour

Tour code: CR06



Year 2019: Depart on Thursday Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
APR 18 $2699 $1300 $3999 $900
MAY 16 $2699 $1400 $4099 $900
AUG 22 $2699 $1400 $4099 $950
SEP 05, 19, OCT 17 $2699 $1300 $3999 $950
OCT 10 $2699 $1400 $4099 $900
REMARKS:
1. Land Tour Fare listed above are per person in U.S. dollars based on two adults sharing one twin bedded room, double occupancy and does not include any air ticket. A customer who travels alone is required to pay a single room supplement.
2. Airfare listed above includes round trip international air ticket and applicable China domestic air tickets, fuel surcharge and tax. Round trip international air ticket is based on Air China (CA), San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX), Houston (IAH) or Vancouver (YVR) departure. For New York (JFK) or Washington, D.C. (IAD) departure, please add $100. For other cities, please call us for the US domestic add-on.
3. Charge for children under 12 (2-11 years of age): For airfare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price. For land tour tare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price if share a room with two adults and not asking for extra bed. If need an extra bed in the same room with two adults, the price is the same as adult. Children 12 and older will be charged at the regular adult fare.
4. Early departure and late return: There will a US$50 per person charge for air ticket deviation, in addition to airlines surcharge for different class and weekend if necessary.

Day 1 USA - Beijing

Today we board an international flight bound for Beijing, China. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2 Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the luxury hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 3 Beijing - Urumqi

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After breakfast, be transferred to airport and fly to Urumqi.  Upon arrival, visit the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum.I t is famous for having the artifacts and mummies of Caucasians who lived in the region between 1,500 and 4,000 years ago. There is also a collection of silk articles and other artifacts from various eras of history, as well as written materials in different languages. The three or four mummies and the artifacts that are displayed are thought to be part of one of the biggest archaeological discoveries of the past hundred years. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Urumqi

Visit Tianshan Grand Canyon National Forest Park. It covers all the natural landscape in Xinjiang such as snow-capped mountains, forests, lakes, grassland scenery, the planning area is 1038 square kilometers, surrounded by mountains on three sides (the average elevation 2020 meters). You can travel along the trails to enjoy the most complete and the  most ornamental value of the original snow hill spruce forest. Return to the city, visit Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar, it is currently China's largest bazaar, full of beautiful minority characteristics of commodities, this is a place for leisure shopping.  Dinner with  Xinjiang Hand Pilaf barbecue. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 5 Urumqi - Fuyun

Today we drive to Fuyun, enjoying the Gobi scenery along the way in the bus. We overlook  the Kallamri Reserve. It was established in 1982 with a total area of 17,000 square kilometers.the symbol of the death of desert in Junggar Basin, the appearance looks like a piece of silent area, and turns out to be a paradise for wild animals, if lucky enough we can see wild horse, wild ass, antelope and other rare animals under state protection. Dinner with Xinjiang Saute Spicy Chicken.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Fuyun - Burqin

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Visit Cocoa Lake National Geopark. It is the first national geological park with a typical ore deposit and mine site as the main body of the landscape . There are many deep ditch canyons due to the special geological structure, wind and rain erosion and water cut. It becomes a  park with mountains, rivers, grasslands, rocks, hot springs and other wonders of the natural landscape. Visit Earl Keith Canyon, there are many  abrupt wonderful granite stone mountains in various shape  on both sides of the canyon.
Dinner with Braised beef with potatoes in Kazakhstan.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Burqin - Hemu Village

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Visit Hemu Village. It is  a small village clustered together by Kazakhstan and Tuwa nationalities, and all the houses in the village are simple cabin and spreading in the mountain valley. Autumn scenery is the most beautiful, at this time the white birch forest on both sides of the village are changed irregularly due to the different seasons. You can climb to the mountain view platform enjoying the beautiful scenery.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Hemu Village - Kanas

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Get up early to enjoy the sunrise. Then drive to the most beautiful Kanas Scenic Area in northern Xinjiang. Kanas is Mongolian, meaning "the beautiful and rich, the mysterious". It is known as the "Oriental Switzerland, photographer paradise" due to the famous Kanas lake and the surrounding snow-capped mountains, grasslands, birches of beautiful scenery. We will have a boat cruise to enjoy a landscape of lakes and mountains. If you have the spare capacity, you can also visit the fish pavilion and overlook the Kanas panorama (optional tour). You can also enter the Tuwa family and enjoy the Tuwa dance music performance (optional tour). Lunch with Xinjiang special hand grasping meat .    

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 Kanas - Burqin

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Drive back to Burqin, you can continue to enjoy the beautiful scenery of alpine woodlands and grassland pastures along the way. Visit the "Wucai Beach" in the north bank of the Erzisi River, the foothills of yadan show a variety of colors, and the colors are fantastic when the setting sun shines in the evening. On the other side of the river is a thick poplar forest, reflected in the water, beautiful scenery, every autumn yellow leaves brilliant, it is the best place for photograph. Tonight, we will  have a halal special meal and enjoy the Kanas grand ceremony.           

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day10 Burqin - Karamay

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Visit the Urho demon city. It is a typical yadan land form, there are many past shapes of huge stone pillars on the Gobi , grand magnificent. It is also known as the "windy city" because it is at the gruyere, the wind like a brotherhood of the wolf between the pillars, this is also the cause of the city was named the devil. We tour the scenic spot by little train. Visit the Nine Dragon Pool, it is the starting point of man-made river  through Karamay city. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day11 Karamay - Yining

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Drive to Yining, the capital of Yili Kazak Autonomous Prefecture. Visit Sailimu Lake, it is known as the last drop of tears of the Atlantic, means that this is the Atlantic current can reach the most deep place in China. The lake's color will be changed with the daylight and the change of the season. We can enjoy the amazing  snow-capped mountains, blue sky, white clouds against the water. We drive through the Fruit Valley Bridge, it is also China's first steel truss girder cable-stayed bridge, a bridge and the beauty of the fruit valley is amazing.                  

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day12 Yining

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Visit Huiyuan Ancient City, located in the Huocheng County, Yili is the important channel to central Asia in the history, Emperor Qianlong set up the highest military officer "Yili General" in order to strengthen the governance of Xinjiang in 1762. We can see elm willow trees  known as the "zuogongliu"planted by Zuo Zhongtan, a visit to the old headquarters of the general which stands at the center of the city. Lin Zexu led the people to open water conservancy here. Visit  the folk custom tourism area, still retains the original uygur traditional life style: old house, clear water, earthy poplars, fragrance of tea, exquisite cakes, etc.We take the local "hadik" carriage and experience the ancient traditional folk culture in the modern city.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day13 Yining - Narat

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Visit Narat grassland, "the great place with the sun" in Uygur language, it is the most densely populated grassland of the Kazakh people. The world's six largest valley steppes. At the foot of the snow mountain, the grassland, the green mountains and the rolling hills, the herd of horses and cattle, the grass and the flowers of the grass, constitute a beautiful picture scroll.
Dinner with Roasted Whole Lamb cuisine.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day14 Narat - Urumqi

Fly back to Urumqi.

Day14 Urumqi - Beijing - USA

After breakfast, you are transferred to airport for your return flight back to your home. You will be in the United States the same day. End of tour.

  • Includes Breakfast


Tour Fare Includes

1. International air ticket between U.S. to China (economy class);
2. Five star hotel accommodations or local best hotel accommodations;
3. Three meals a day in China as specified in itinerary including daily breakfast in hotels and local specialty cuisines;
4. Transportation inside China as specified in itinerary;
5. All entrance fees to the sightseeing sites as outlined in itinerary;
6. Experienced and knowledgeable English speaking tour guide throughout China;
7. Travel accident insurance. 

Tour Fare not Includes

1. Chinese Visa fee; 
2. All personal expenses: Telephone bills, Laundry, beverages, postage and excess baggage charges, extended stay and etc.;
3. Tips for tour guides and drivers; 
4. Cost of any programs and activities unlisted and all activities after leaving the group.

Meals

Three meals a day for the entire trip as specified in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner).
Buffet breakfast or Chinese breakfast each morning at hotel.
Chinese lunches and dinners at local restaurants.

Local Specialty Dinners

Urumqi: Xinjiang Specialty Cuisine
Narat: Roasted Whole Lamb Cuisine

Entertainment

Burqin..............Kanas Minority Show Grand Ceremony
 

HOTELS

Beijing.............Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing (5 stars)
Urumqi............Hilton Hotel Urumqi (5 stars)
Fuyun..............Yun Tak Hotel (local best)
Burqin.............International Hotel (5 stars)
Kanas..............Jian Yuan Villa (local best)
Karamay..........Snow Lotus Hotel (5 stars)
Yining..............Yili State Guest House (5 stars)
Narat................Narat Hotel (5 stars)

COMPLIMENTARY

A bottle of mineral water provided on the bus every day;
Luggage tag and badge provided for your convenience.


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