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Private Urumqi Day Tour
"At 9:30am your private tour guide will greet you at the lobby of your centrally located hotel in Urumqi and set off for a day of exploration in this wonderful capital city of Xinjiang. Your first stop will be Xinjiang Museum where well-preserved Chinese mummies ar you will find the spectacular one named ""Beauty of Loulan"" who was buried 4000 years ago near the town of Loulan in Taklimakan Desert standing out from the rest of the mummies. ""Beauty of Loulan"" was remarkably preserved in an open coffin under hot desert sands of the Taklamakan when she was excavated in 1980. Your private gui take a break and enjoy Xinjian style lunch at a local restaurant for more sightseeing in the afternoon.  Next you will take a short ride to Hongguangshan Buddha Statue
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Private Urumqi Day Tour
"At 9:30am your private tour guide will greet you at the lobby of your centrally located hotel in Urumqi and set off for a day of exploration in this wonderful capital city of Xinjiang. Your first stop will be Xinjiang Museum where well-preserved Chinese mummies ar you will find the spectacular one named ""Beauty of Loulan"" who was buried 4000 years ago near the town of Loulan in Taklimakan Desert standing out from the rest of the mummies. ""Beauty of Loulan"" was remarkably preserved in an open coffin under hot desert sands of the Taklamakan when she was excavated in 1980. Your private gui take a break and enjoy Xinjian style lunch at a local restaurant for more sightseeing in the afternoon.  Next you will take a short ride to Hongguangshan Buddha Statue
From $75.00
 
Heaven Lake Day Tour from Urumqi
"Your guide will meet you in your hotel lobby in Urumqi at 9:30 AM and transport you in a private vehicle to the tourist center of Heaven Lake. From here you will board a sightseeing bus to the lake. Heaven Lake of Tian Shan or called Tianshan Tianchi Lake in Chinese is 1907 metres (6257 ft) above sea level covering 4.9 sq km (1.9 sq mi). You will have the option to either take a walk around the lake or a boat ride. You can also hike from the lake to the bottom of the mountain (approx. 4 hours). Lunch will be provided before heading back to Urumqi where you""
From $221.00

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TIAN CHI LAKE (Heavenly...

TIAN CHI LAKE (Heavenly Lake)An excursion to Tianchi, from Urumqi, is worthwhile. There you can have a ride by boat, or spend the afternoon riding horses through the mountain. It is a popular...
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SirRichard
Aug 25, 2002

URUMQI<br/>The main city of the...

URUMQIThe main city of the region is a big modern city, with broad avenues, big hotels, but not very charming. Anyway, is a good basecamp for many excursions around it (Heavenly Lake, Gaochang,...
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SirRichard
Aug 25, 2002

TIAN CHI LAKE...

TIAN CHI LAKE LANDSCAPESTianch is a beautiful highland lake, flanked by rugged pines and cypresses, and with clear waters that reflect the surrounding mountains. In winter, it provides an ideal alpine...
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SirRichard
Aug 25, 2002

TURPAN<br/>The city of Turpan is...

TURPANThe city of Turpan is an oasis in the middle of the dessert. Their green streets and patios give you a fresh break after so much sand. The local residents have not only covered all the main...
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SirRichard
Aug 25, 2002

Visit Turpan City.

It's about 4 to 5 hours bus from Urumqi. The most characteristic of this city is the grape frameworks that cover almost all the streets in the city, as shown in the photo.Besides improve the outlook...
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raychow
Aug 24, 2002

Weekend outings and relaxation

During the weekends, a lot of people can be seen on the streets especially in the shopping areas. Some of them are there just to hang out and relax by the streets.
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victorwkf
Mar 21, 2004
 
 
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Children

Managed to bump into this group of cute children on a street in Urumqi. They seems to be enjoying themselves :)
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victorwkf
Mar 21, 2004

To start the day .....

Some offices in Urumqi would have their staff do some exercises e.g. jogging in the morning before they start work. You can sometimes see them on the streets.
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victorwkf
Mar 21, 2004

Tianchi (Heavenly Lake)

No trip to Urumqi will be complete without visiting Tianchi or Heavenly Lake in english. This lake is formed by the glacier waters from the Tianshan Mountains.
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victorwkf
Jul 14, 2003

Mutton

Mutton is one of the main food in Urumqi and Xinjiang, and there are many mutton dishes available. Sometimes you can see people selling mutton on the streets.
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victorwkf
Jul 14, 2003

Eat on the street! The Uyghur...

Eat on the street! The Uyghur people are amazing and so nice. I absolutely loved the culture and the people there. Both Han Chinese and Uyghur people were so hospitable.
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hollyjeanz
Aug 26, 2002

the skylines of Urumqi will...

the skylines of Urumqi will always give you wrong impression to forget that you are on your journey to Silk Road.
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o00o
Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Urumqi

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No 1 Dong Feng Rd
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No.26 Huanghe Road,, Urumqi,, Urumqi, China, 83000
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10 Guangming Road, Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur, 830002, China
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168 North Xinhua Road, , Urumqi 830002 -----
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NO.9, East Xihong Road, Urumqi, China, 830063, CN
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No.9 Hong Dong Road,, Urumqi City,, Urumqi, China,
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Top Things to Do in Urumqi

Things to Do

Red Hill Park - Hong Shan Gong Yuan

There is a good view of the city from the Red Hill Park. For an even better view, you can go up inside the big pagoda (but take care, as the stairs are steep). You can also see a smaller pagoda...
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"Urumqi"
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victorwkf

"Urumqi - The furthest city from the sea"
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mke1963

"Cold...very cold...but warm inside!"
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bokononist

"Turpan"
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world_bill

"visit xinjiang"
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