Day Tour of Urumqi City
Attractions: Xinjiang Museum, Red Hill Park, Wild Horse (Akhal Teke Horse) Ecological Museum, Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar
Activities: We will start our tour by picking you up from your hotel or train/bus/airport in Urumqi. First place you will visit is Xinjiang museum which has unique exhibition hall of Minority ethnic groups and 3800 years old dried Mummy. Xinjiang is multi-ethnic region with 13 major ethnic groups with distinctive culture, custom, and religion. You will also visit mummies hall and historical exhibition hall to learning about long and rich history of this region. Next you will visit Hong Shan (red hill) park which is located in the Urumqi city center. It is a local park where people practice Kong Fu, exercise or relax. The name of Red Hill park came from the red mountain, if you stand at the highest point of the mountain, you can have birds view of whole Urumqi city.
Your Urumqi tour continued followed by visit to Wild Horse Ecological Park. The horses feature in the park are “Akhal Tehe horse” in Turkmenistan language, it is a rare breed regarded as “country treasure ” of Turkmenistan. In Recent Chinese history, our Chairman have received twice such horse from Turkmenistan President as gift. If timing is right, you can watch horse show. We will concluded your Urumqi day tour by visiting Erdaoqiao Grand Bazar. It is a high tower bazaar with typical Islamic and local construction style. There are variety gift and souvenir shop like local dried fruit, Silk scarf, Jade stones, costumes, hats, Chinese Herbal medicine, and tea. It is best place to buy local gift or souvenir. End of the service!