Grape valley is the highest rated tourist spot in Turpan, 5A tourist site. It is just 12 km from Turpan, located at the west side of Flaming mountain. But the view of the valley is totally different from the mountain. In summer days, the mountain is burning hot, but the valley is like a paradise, green, cool and full of layers and layers of grapes. Beside grapes, many other fruits planted in the valley such as apricot, walnuts, peaches. The water in the valley comes from melting ice and snow from the Tianshan mountains, which makes the valley so alive. Tourists can walk around, can see the different type of grapes, local houses as well as air drying house (a special airy house to dry the fresh grapes into raisin).
Destinations:Kashgar - Karakul Lake - Kashgar - Hotan - Taklamakan Desert - Kucha - Turpan - Dunhuang - Jiayuguan - Xining - Xiahe - Lanzhou - Tianshui - Xi'an