D05 Fuyun ./ Burqin Accommodation: Burqin Keketuohai National Geological Park
the Irysh river -the only one in China flows northward to Arctic Ocean
Magic Bell hill Hemu village.
Day 06 Kanas Lake Accommodation: local lodge ,Kanas Lake: metamorphic rocks such as schist, phyllite…etc; dead trees along the shore Altay mountain, Sino-soviet and Sino-Mongolian borders Mongolian tribe
Day 07Kanas ./Karamay Accommodation: Karamay Burqin river, colourful sediments along beach Juggar basin – Ghost town (erosion and weathering, the Yardan landform)
Day 08 Burqin ./Kanas Accommodation: local lodge
Day 09 Karamay . /Kuitun.(new industrial city) Accommodation : Kuitun
Visit petroleum extraction (well no. 1) Black oil hill ,Mud volcano
Day 10 Kuitun /Yining Accommodation: Yining ,Sayram Lake (Salt lake)
,Fruit valley ,China/Kazak boundary Selective dinner
Day 11 Yining ./Nalati Accommodation: Nalati Kalajun Kazak Mongolian yurt
Day 12 Nalati /Bayanbulak Accommodation: Bayanbulak .Nalati Grassland ,Gonasi Grassland
Day 13 Bayanbulak /Baluntay /Urumqi Accommodation: Urumqi ,the Geographic Center of Asian Continent ,Glacier No.1 (4Ma)
Day 14 Urumqi ./Turfan Accommodation: Turfan Wind farm ,Grape Valley
The Karez, ,The Flaming Mountain ,The Emin Minaret (Su Gong Minaret)
The Tuyugou Canyon Selective Dinner
Day 15 Turfan./Urumqi Accommodation: Urumqi The Ruins of Jiaohe ancient city
Baizeklik Thousand Buddha Caves Andingkol Lake (the lowest altitude in China; it ranks second in the world, after the Dead Sea) Night market Selective Dinner
Day 16 Urumqi . fly back home
1,Xinjiang would be very hot and dry in July, while still be cold (cool?) in high mountains and lake areas. Please be prepared for these extreme weather conditions.
2, You are advised to take many sets of clothes with you, since we change hotels almost everyday. There will be no chance to wash clothes.