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Urumqi Trips and Travel Ideas

Urumqi is the capital city of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest of China. It is the biggest city in the area with international flights from and to our western neighbors. Many visitors take Urumqi as tour base or transport hub to visit Xinjiang or eastwards along the ancient Silk Road. Urumqi itself is a charming city with strong characteristics of Uygur people and other ethnic minorities. There are many mosques scattered around the city. Local flavors, art crafts and Uygur style decorations can be found anywhere. And the city is no lack of modern elements and techs. For visitors, the most interesting sights are the International Bazaar, Xinjiang Museum, Tianshan Mountain and Heavenly Lake. Follow our sample Urumqi tours or contact us for a tailor make trip.

Recommended Urumqi Tours

  • Kids in Xinjiang

    Travel from Urumqi to Turpan, Korla, Koutcha, Hotan, and Kashgar in 12 days

    Market; Ruins; Lake; Desert;

    Embark on a 12-day Silk Road journey through Xinjiang, from Urumqi to Kashgar. Explore iconic sites like Turpan Karez, Emin Minaret, and Jiaohe Ruins. Traverse Flaming Mountains, uncover Bezeklik Caves, and enjoy Karakul and Baisha Lakes. Immerse in Uighur culture with mosque visits and vibrant markets. This tour captures Silk Road's essence with landscapes and cultural treasures.
    On Request
  • Camel Ride at Dunhuang

    Silk Road Journey from Urumqi to Xian in 14 days

    Grottoes; Lake; Desert;

    Embark on a 14-day journey along the ancient Silk Road from Urumqi to Xi'an, exploring cultural treasures, historic sites, natural wonders, and ancient grottoes. Experience grandeur and iconic landmarks while discovering China's rich heritage and natural beauty.
    On Request
  • White Sand Lake in Kashgar

    7-day Tour from Kashgar to Tashkurgan, Urumqi, and Turpan

    Mountain; Desert;

    Captivating Xinjiang: A 7-day Journey of Culture, Nature, and Heritage. Uncover hidden gems, from Abakh Khoja Mausoleum to bustling Zhiren Street. Immerse in Uighur life, Id Kah Mosque, and Heavenly Lake's allure. Explore Turpan's Jiaohe Ruins and Karez Irrigation System. Discover a rich tapestry of Xinjiang's heritage.
    On Request
  • Xinjiang Local Flavor

    7-day trip to Urumqi, Turpan, Kashgar

    Ruins; Lake; Desert;

    Explore the heart of these three destinations—Urumqi, Turpan, and Kashgar. This journey seamlessly blends historical marvels like the Jiaohe Ruins and Kashgar's old town, with breathtaking natural wonders including White Sand Lake, Karakul Lake, Celestial Lake, and the Kumtagh Desert. Immerse yourself in diverse cultures and savor local cuisine. This itinerary presents a perfect one-week escapade to experience the essence of Xinjiang.
    On Request
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