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Tour Overview

Do you want to take a close encounter with Urumqi? As the capital city of Xinjiang, Urumqi is a must-to-see place for any Xinjiang visitor during their China Silk Road adventure. If you only have one day free and don’t like long-time driving, this Urumqi city day tour including Xinjiang Regional Museum, Hongshan Park and Xinjiang International Bazaar would be the perfect choice. Follow the friendly local guide and driver, you will have a lot fun!

Highlights of this tour:

*Trace Xinjiang’s history and culture in Xinjiang Regional Museum.
*Visit the symbol of Urumqi — Hongshan Park.
*Discover some interesting things or local souvenirs in Xinjiang International Bazaar.
*Experience local lifestyle and unique culture.

Welcome to this exciting one-day Urumqi city exploration tour. Upon your arrival at Urumqi airport/train station, the English-speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up from the exit gate by holding a welcome board with your name.

Driving around 40 minutes, you will be arriving at Urumqi city and your exploration begins! The first site will be Xinjiang Regional Museum. As the only autonomous region class museum in Xinjiang, Xinjiang Regional Museum houses over 40,000 collections including all kinds of relics and specimens, exhibited in five separate halls. You can find many treasures ever glittering on the famous Silk Road. The No.1 star exhibition in the museum is the unprecedented ancient corpse with even tiny fingernails well preserved.

Xinjiang Regional Museum
Xinjiang Regional Museum

After lunch, continue your visit to Hongshan Park, which is one of the landmarks of Urumqi, sitting in the central area of this city. Red Hill, read Hongshan in Chinese, the main body of Hongshan Park is composed with purple sandy conglomerate which is in red color, hence the name. The park is popular for travelers in that it provides very good vision to behold the full view of Urumqi.

Afterwards, come to Xinjiang International Bazaar to further enjoy the local culture. It’s one of the bazaars with largest scale in the world with strong Islam flavor in its buildings. You should not miss this site during your tour to Urumqi, even if you are not going for shopping, you would favor the experience for the strong ethnic flavor here. Eyes are dazzled by an overwhelming of goods in the stalls while ears are excited by the hawking, bewildering you if you are travel through space and time to the ancient silk road to glimpse the prosperous trades between different nations.

Finishing the relaxing sightseeing, you will be dropped off at Urumqi airport / train station / downtown hotel.

Souvenir stalls in Xinjiang International Bazaar
Souvenir stalls in Xinjiang International Bazaar

Price Includes

  • 1 Chinese style lunch
  • Entrance tickets as listed in itinerary
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide
  • Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
  • Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour
  • Government taxes

Price Excldues

  • China Visas/flights/trains
  • Accommodation
  • Any dinner
  • Any optional activity/battery car/shuttle bus inside the attractions
  • Our package does not include travel insurance. Please purchase commercial travel insurance before your trip for any unforeseen circumstance.
  • Any item beyond "Price Includes"
  • Gratuities to guide and driver (recommended if you are satisfied with their services)
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