One Day Urumqi Tour
Attraction: Tianchi (Heavenly Lake), Kazak Ethnic Group, Tianshan Mountain, Boghda Peak, Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar
You will meet our guide and driver at your hotel. First place you will visit is Heavenly Lake; it is 110km from Urumqi City and approximately takes 2 hours to get there.
You will take sightseeing bus to Heavenly Lake from the parking lot of Heavenly Lake after we get there. The scenery on the way to Heavenly Lake is industrial area’s, farmland, and mountain scenery. The Heavenly Lake has an elevation of 1980 meters above sea level with a crescent shape.
Things you can do at the lake are: take a boat at the lake, walk in the forest and trek in to the mountain. People who are living at the lake area are Kazaks, you will have chance to see Kazak nomads life in the mountain and have your lunch in their yurt if you want to.
Eight famous views of Heavenly Lake are: The Rock Gate Line: The Moonlight of the Dragon Pond; Three Stones Sticking to the Sky; The Magic Hairpin to Suppress the Sea; Snow-capped Mountain in the South; Pine Trees on West Mountains; Flying Rainfall; Sunrise in the Mountains
After Lunch you will do some more exploring around the Heavenly Lake then head back to Urumqi.When you get to Urumqi, you will visit Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar which is now came to the symbol of Urumqi scenery and a window for the people from all over the world to know Xinjiang. You will have some free time to walk around the Bazaar and do some shopping by yourself
At the end of the day you will enjoy local music, professional ethnic groups dancing, and different types of foods in the performance hall. The Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar features Islamic-style buildings, commodities, Sightseeing Tower, and characteristics of ethnic groups in Xinjiang.
Our service will end after we take you back to your hotel from the Grand Bazaar.