Private Day Trip to Tianchi Lake and Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar from Urumqi

Day Trips & Excursions in Ürümqi

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Discover the natural beauty of the Tianchi Lake (Heavenly Lake) and explore the famous Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar from Urumqi on this full-day private tour.As the locals belief:Heavenly Lake is where the immortals have their longevity banquet.Today, you will check out why!The 2-hour ride towards the Heavenly Lake is itself a fabulous sightseeing trip through Mt. Tianshan.You will passes a giant wind-farm, different rivers, and mountain pastures.Your tour will end with a visit to the Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar where you can purchase your souvenirs. Your tour includes informative commentary from your guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, and a delicious Uyghur lunch near the Erdaoqiao Bazaar.
Your English speaking guide and private car will pick you up at 9:00am in your Urumqi hotel's lobby.Then heading directly to the Heavenly lake which is about 110km away from Urumqi. It will take about two hours. The 2-hour ride towards the Tianchi Lake (Heavenly Lake) is itself a fabulous sightseeing trip through Mt. Tianshan.You will passes a giant wind-farm, different rivers, and mountain pastures.Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way. Tianchi, Heavenly Lake in English, is a high-mountain lake located in the central part of Tianshan Mountains, which was inscribed on the list of World Heritage by UNESCO in 2013.Some snowy peaks stand towering around the lake, with their white and silvery reflections in the water, the Heavenly Lake looks splendid. Water of the lake always keep sky blue and the deepest point of the lake is 102 meters under the water.In summer(June-Sep), a boat ride on the lake make the trip an unique experience(on your own expense). In Winter, the Heavenly Lake is also an idea high- mountain skating place, the winter here lasts as long as 7 months. The surface of the lake will frozen to 80 centimeters thick.During this private day tour,you will spend some time to feel the nature beauty of the area.Next, you will heading to Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar,it is the prefect place to experience the local life and mouthwatering food.A delicious lunch in the Urghur restaurant is included.After fill your empty Stomach,you will start to explore the famous Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar which is the largest bazaar in the world.Here you will find items representing the major ethnic groups in Xinjiang, including Uyghur musical instruments, atlas fabric, local rugs, and Uyghur knives.Your tour guide will advise you on how to bargain with the local vendors, so you can enjoy the fun and interest of bartering for the best prices Your full-day tour will end with drop-off at your Urumqi Hotel.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour

What’s not included

  • Gratuities