Itenery of 13-days Southern Xinjiang Tour

Day-1: Arrive at Urumqi airport, transfer to the hotel after Dinner .

Day-2: Drive from Urumqi to Korla (471KM , 7-8 hours drive ) , lunch in simple restaurant on the way Overnight in Bazhou hotel (*** )

Day-3: Transfer to the China largest inland fresh water lake - Bostan lake (43KM) , pleasure boat taking and then visits to Iron Gate pass , Bazhou museum .Overnight in Bazhou hotel (***)

Day-4: Drive from Korla to Kuqa (280KM) , visiting the ruins of Subash site . Overnight in Kuqa Hotel (** )

Day-5: Full day tour to Tianshan Secret Grand Canyon – her landscape is beyond words . Overnight in Kuqa Hotel (**)

Day-6: Visit one of China four largest Buddhism Grottoes – Kezil Buddhist Caves , Beacon tower , Kuqa Grand Mosque and local Bazaar .Overnight in Kuqa Hotel (** )

Day-7: This morning ready for acrossing the second largest Shifting desert in the world – Taklimakan Desert by Desert Highway . (750KM , 10-12 hours drive ) , lunch in Oil Field restaurant on the way , evening arrival at Minfeng County . Overnight in Niya Hotel (**)

Day-8: Drive from Minfen to Khotan (320KM) , visit the old workshop of silk , dinner enjoying Uygur nationality ‘s delicacy - roasted whole lamb banquet .Overnight in Khotan Hotel(**)

Day-9: Visit the ruins of Milikhwat site , and have a camel ride to the edge of Takhlamagan desert , finally excursion to Jade market .Overnight in Khotan Hotel (**)

Day-10: Drive from Khotan to Kashgar (510KM ) , visit Yarkand King ‘s tomb , Yingisar knife making workshop on the way . Overnight in Seman Hotel (*** )

Day-11: One day tour to Kharkul lake (190KM) , lunch upon the lake side restaurant . Overnight in Seman Hotel (***)

Day-12: City tour including visiting Id-Kah Mosque , The tomb of Akbahojia , and Uygur family visiting . after dinner take evening flight from Kashgar to Urumqi .Overnight in HongFu Grand Hotel (*****)

Day-13: After breakfast Depart Urumqi and back to sweet home