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Old Road Tours offers a variety of tours to fit your traveling needs - from short 1 day trips to 20 day treks into the heart of Xinjiang.  If you can't find what you're looking for, we can modify most listed tours or you are welcome to "Build Your Own Tour"  You decide the places to go and adventures to experience!

Urumqi One Day Tour - 1 Day

This is a great one day tour to introduce you to Urumqi, allowing you to see the best of the city and to understand more of the diversity of cultures in Xinjiang.
    * Prices vary according to group size and season.

Tour Overview

Urumqi is the capital city of Xinjiang and one of the youngest cities on the Silk Road. Founded during the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 648) Urumqi was originally named Linhua Dihua, but it wasn’t until the Qing Dynasty in the 18th century that the city was expanded and later made the Capital of Xinjiang. Urumqi is the transportation hub of Xinjiang and the largest city in Xinjiang. Urumqi has the distinction of being listed in the Guiness Book of World Records as the most remote city in the world (the farthest from any port). As the capital of Xinjiang, Urumqi is home to many cultural treasures.

Cities to Visit

Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, tour / travel

Sites and Specialties

Urumqi, Red Hill, Xinjiang Regional Museum, International Grand Bazaar, Dinner Buffet and Minority Performance

Cities to Visit

Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, tour / travel

Day 1

Our driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel after breakfast. After taking time to visit the Xinjiang Regional Museum where you will see mummies and many different scenes depicting the lives of the different minorities of Xinjiang, we will stop for a lunch break. Then we will visit Red Hill where you can get a great view of the whole city. Finally we will go to the International Grand Bazaar where you can do some shopping if you'd like. Then you can either enjoy dinner outside at the night bazaar or enjoy a huge buffet dinner while enjoying a minority performance.

Tour Destinations

Tour Overview

Urumqi is the capital city of Xinjiang and one of the youngest cities on the Silk Road. Founded during the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 648) Urumqi was originally named Linhua Dihua, but it wasn’t until the Qing Dynasty in the 18th century that the city was expanded and later made the Capital of Xinjiang. Urumqi is the transportation hub of Xinjiang and the largest city in Xinjiang. Urumqi has the distinction of being listed in the Guiness Book of World Records as the most remote city in the world (the farthest from any port). As the capital of Xinjiang, Urumqi is home to many cultural treasures.

Cities to Visit

Urumqi, Xinjiang, China, tour / travel

Sites and Specialties

Urumqi, Red Hill, Xinjiang Regional Museum, International Grand Bazaar, Dinner Buffet and Minority Performance

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