Most Classic Urumqi Itinerary
As the capital city and the transportation hub of Xinjiang, even as a gateway to middle Asia, Urumqi may not be the final destination, but the stop that everyone will stay at least one day during their Xinjiang trip. It not only has amazing food, exotic ethnic culture and shopping centers, but also many interesting and beautiful places to explore. Before your further trips to Turpan, Kashgar, Kanas, Taklamakan Desert, etc., you can stay two days in Urumqi to enjoy the alluring landscape of Heavenly Lake and Tianshan Mountain, visit the famous Loulan Princess Mummy in the museum, etc. The food and hotels of Urumqi are also the best in Xinjiang.
Highlights of this tour
Lanzhou / Zhangye / Jiayuguan / Dunhuang / Turpan / Urumqi / Kashgar
Urumqi - Turpan - Kashgar - Tashkurgan