At 138 BC, when Zhang Qian went to the Western Regions as a special envoy of Han, the Silk Road has linked the Chinese culture with the Indian, Roman and Persian cultures ,
spreading such great Chinese inventions as silk, gunpowder, papermaking and printing far in to the West while introducing Buddhism, Nestorian and Islamic cultures and arts into China…… Want to see the past West Region now, come to join this expedition!
01 departure to Xinjiang China
02 Arrived in Urumqi. hotel
03 Urumqi drive to Sailim Lake 570KM Yurts
04 Sailim/Karamay/Devil’s City ( Wuerhe) 595KM Hotel
Towards the north, pass the China‘s second largest Gurbantunggut
Desert , a broad oil field. Wuerhe(The Devil’s city) walking tour, returned
to the guesthouse after sunset.
05 Wuerhe/Buerjin /Village Jiadengyu 321KM Hotel
To the north, via the pastureland of Kazakhstan and Mongolia namads,
visit the Rock man in the grassland. Have lunch or picnic.
06 Jiadengyu/ Village Hemu (Ride horse) 33KM Hotel
Day on horseback throughout the 33 KM. Early departure, along the river
Hemu to Hemu village. Beautiful Scenery for photography. About 8 H-horse
riding. Have picnic for lunch.
07 Hemu/Buerjin 143KM Hotel
Back to Buerjin. Walk around the Wucaitan Park. Visit Kazakhstan and
ethnic village houses. 4/5H walking. Return to the park and shooting the
colorful sunset beach
08 Buerjin / Fuhai 158KM Hotel
Head for the Fuhai direction. And the Devil’s City on the sea. 4 / 5
hour walking. Have picnic for lunch. back to Fuhai ,stay hotel for the night.
09 Fuhai / Wucaiwan 468KM Hotel
Head for Wucaiwan, on the road can see the wild horse by chance.
Visitors walk to visit Wucaiwan, night stay in the hotel. If like, the guest
could go to the hot springs water bath. This may be the nearest hot springs
from the desert.
10 Wucaiwan/Jimsar/Qitai 168KM Hotel
Visit in the Old City of the North and the West Monastery. Visit silicide stone
valley. Stay overnight in Qitai
11 Qitai/Mori/Balikun (Barkol) 247KM Hotel
Pass the Balikun grasslands, along the way and meet herd folk. Balikun
12 Balikun / Hami/Shanshan /Turpan 479KM Hotel
Hami: visit the tomb of the King, Visit the Mazar Village in the Tuyugou
Valley, which are the oldest Uygur villages in Xinjiang.
13 Turpan/Urumqi 184KM Hotel
Visit the ancient Ruins of Jiaohe and the Sugong Tower,Kerez Water
Channels . Back to Urumqi to visit its Erdaoqiao Bazaar.
14 Urumqi Exit