Dates; Dec 18-24

           Dec 24-30

           Jan 31-Feb 6 (CNY)

(possible to arrange on other dates as a private tour., please PM us)

  • Visit winter Heavenly Lake and hike to the peak to see snow moutains 

  • Experience the unique nomadic culture of local Kazakhs

  • Travel to wonderful and stunning Kanas Lake 

  • Stay in the most beautiful winter village Hemu

  • Visit Yadan landcape in Urho Ghost City on your way 

  • The Best place to ski in China-Altay

Xinjiang is not crowded in winter but full of leisure.  This winter in Kanas is lovely with snow-capped peaks, rime on the cliff’s edge, and boundless forest; every angle and small scene make people feel excited. Warm sunshine passes through the clouds, sweeping away the haze of the rainy season. This is Hemu Village, the nearest place to heaven. Welcome to Xinjiang, you will have a fantastic holiday in this fairy tale world!

What you can see in Kanas in Winter?

 The stunning views of Kanas Three Bays

The three bays include Moon Bay, Dragon Bay, and Immortal Bay. They are the three turns of Kanas River, also the most beautiful and representative scenic spots in Kanas.

 Hemu Viewing Platform

The viewing platform is located on the hillside of the north gate of Hemu village. You will pass the Hemu River and the birch forest to get there. This is the best place to enjoy the sunrise and panoramic view of Hemu village.

Enjoyable Winter activities

The hot water freezes: In the weather of more than 20 degrees below zero, people sprinkle a cup of hot water and frozen icicles suddenly, leaving a dreamlike memory.

Horse Sledge: the most critical production tool and the most common transportation in northern China’s history. In this primitive village, a horse sledge is also an essential travel experience.

Hot Air Balloon: Colorful Hot Air Balloons take you to enjoy an incredible view of Hemu in the sky, it’s also the best choice for taking some fabulous photos.

Besides, There are also Skiing, Snow tubing, and Snowmobile for you to choose from.

[May or may not be available due to weaher conditions and number of visitors)

 

The delicious food you can not miss

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION  
DEPARTURE TIME  
RETURN TIME  
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING  
INCLUDED
private transportation with A/C, English Speaking Guide

Travel insurance

all the entrance fee as per itinerary 3 star hotel with breakfast (double occupancy; single supplement – 1700 rmb)
NOT INCLUDED
 * Skiing fee and equipment rental (price TBC; could be free for winter promotion)
Flights, lunches and dinners personal expenses, optional activities(camel riding, etc.)
 tips to the guide and driver (suggested 50 rmb/person/day), invoice

PLEASE NOTE: if you sign up for the trip alone, we can try but cannot guarantee to find another participant to share room with, please be ready to add singel supplement fee 1700 rmb for a single room. Thank you for understanding.

Suggested flights (please book your flight in advance at ctrip.com or qunar.com):

PLEASE NOTE: if you sign up for the trip alone, we can try but cannot guarantee to find another participant to share room with, please be ready to add singel supplement fee 1700 rmb for a single room. Thank you for understanding.

Suggested flights (please book your flight in advance at ctrip.com or qunar.com):

D1 10:00-15:40  Shanghai – Urumqi HO1255

D7 14:55-22:50 Altay – Shanghai HO1256  (via Xi’an)

Book ASAP, it is a small group, limited spots!

How to book:

1) Fill up the booking form on our website: www.wannatravelshanghai.com/book-now/

2) Secure YOUR SEAT by transferring 2000 RMB deposit

3) Send us the picture of the transaction and receive the confirmation

Cancelation policy: in case of cancelation, the deposit is not refundable and cannot be used for another trip unless the replacement has been provided.

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D6: Altay skiing

Additional information

DatesJan 24 – 30
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Day 1

Urumqi

Welcome to Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region. We will meet you at the airport at 15:40 Transfer to your hotel and check in. Free time to explore the city and enjoy its cuisine.

2

Day 2

Urumqi-Heavenly Lake-Kuitun (246kms 3hrs)

Morning your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel. you will enjoy the tour of the picturesque Heavenly Lake, 2000m up in the Tianshan mountain range. which is surrounded by the snow mountains.

Optioanal boating to enjoy the incredible view of Tianshan Mountain. Trekking along the lake in the fresh air or you can explore further up to the Maya Mountain to enjoy the magnificent view of the snow mountains.

After half day visiting we will drive to Kuitun.

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Day 3

Kuitun-Burqin (457kms 5.5hrs)

Travel along the Gurbantunggut desert to the Urho Ghost City, also known as Wuerhe Wind City, a unique wind-eroded geological area commonly referred to as “wind city” because of the frequent howling winds. Then we will drive all the way to Burqin.

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Day 4

Burqin-Kanas-Hemu(207kms 5hrs)

In the early morning, after breakfast we will drive to Kanas and take the land cruiser and enjoy the safari in the snow mountain to Kanas Nature Park which is the wonderland of the world. We will have a bird view of the lake on the top of Fish-pavilion. It is amazing that drive in the pure land of the nature park. Around 19:00, we will arrive in Hemu hotel. Hotpot and local dishes will be served for you in the local wooden cabin..

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Day 5

Hemu Village
As the untouched fairyland, Hemu village is the ideal place for you to have the wild skiing. Optioanal hot balloons or visit the local Tuwa people. Even Stroll along the Hemu river to the deep of the mountain to appreciate the original charming scenery here. Taking the snow motorbike is highly recommended for the exciting experience(optional). It is also great to watch the stars at night.

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Day 6

Hemu-Altay (298kms 5.5hrs)

In the morning,after breakfast we will drive to Altay which is the hometown of skiing of China. We suggest you to enjoy the skiing in Jiangjun Mountain which is located near to the city of Altay [optional].

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Day 7

Today after breakfast, you take the suggested flight back to your home at 14:55.

Transfer to Dunhuang airport, see you next time!