Turpan Tours & Travel

Located in the lowest basin of China, Turpan is a Xinjiang city, surrounded by mountains and named “Furnace Town” or “Wind Town”. Its summer temperature soars regularly into around 100°F. But it’s also an oasis in desert, particularly famous for its amazing landscape, abundant historical relics, and fertile farmland. The unique climate conditions make it a good melon and fruit producing area.

As a hub of transportation between China and the west, Turpan is an important part of Ancient Silk Road. Emin Minaret, Jiaohe & Gaochang Ancient City Ruins, Astana Ancient Tombs and Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves will show the brilliance of the city in history. Experience the unique Uygur customs; you can also try the sweetest fruits produced at the desert oasis in Grape Festival every summer! If you want to explore the nature scene here, Grape Valley, Aydingkol Lake, Sand Hill Park and Flaming Mountain can display the unbelievable landform for you… >> Read more about Turpan history, facts, getting around, etc.


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Suggested Private Turpan Tour Packages

It’s a best place to experience both Chinese ethnic customs and charming nature landform, torrid and cool world here. Take flight or train to Turpan; taste sweet fruit in Grape Festival; experience hospitality of Uyghur people at local family; seek the trace of history by visiting Jiaohe & Gaochang Ancient City Ruins, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, etc.


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    Turpan Tour

    Discover Turpan, the legendary oasis city on Silk Road, in action with classic attractions – marvelous Astana Tombs, historic...

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Recommended China Tour Packages including Turpan

With the booming of Silk Road Tours and desert tours, having a Turpan tour with other cities will be more enriched and enjoyable. Interested in history and culture, you can start your tour from Beijing, Xian then to Urumqi with Turpan; if you are reveled in divers landforms, extend your tour to Huangshan, Guilin; want to experience the difference between the east and west of China, visiting Suzhou, Hangzhou and Shanghai are recommended.


Top Experiences & Attractions in Turpan

  • Situated 2 km east of Turpan at Muna Village, Emin Minaret is also known as Sugong Minaret. It is designed in a simple Afghani style and was built in 1777 by the son - Suleman of l...
  • Flaming Mountain was made well know in Chinese literature by the classic novel Journey to the West. The story is about the monk Xuan Zang and his 3 disciples who traveled west in s...
  • Nestled in the Flaming Mountain, 10 km northeast of Turpan, the Grape Valley runs 8 km from north to south at a width of 0.6-2 km. In the green valley, an area of 285 hectares has ...
  • Situated 45 km east of Turpan, Gaochang Ruins was the capital city of ancient Uygur kingdom. First built in the first century BC of Han Dynasty, the old city lasted for about 1400-...
  • Located at northwestern side of the Flaming Mountain - 45 km from Turpan, the Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves are complex of Buddhist cave grottos dating from the 5th to the 13th ce...
  • Jiaohe Ancient Town is an island-shaped plateau situated at Yar Town, 13 km west of Turpan City. It looks just like a small island in the middle of the Jiaohe River. The whole area...

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