Destinations:Urumqi - Dabancheng wind power station - Turpan - Flaming Mountain - Shanshan - Kumtagh Mountain/Taklamakan desert - Urumqi
The Kum Tag Desert covers an area of 2,500 square kilometers, is the nearest desert to a city in the world as it is only one kilometer away from the Piqan(Shanshan) county of Turpan. The “Kumtag” means sand mountain in Uyghur language, is located eastnorth of the Taklamakan desert, Like all deserts, the temperature in the Kumtag desert varies from freezing at night to baking during the day. It is one of the most beautiful part of Taklamakan desert.
We start the tour from Urumqi in the morning, on the way, we will see the biggest wind power station in China Dabancheng wind power station, Salt Lake witch is also called dead sea of China, and Flaming mountain, is the hottest place in Turpan, looks like flaming from the distance. after arriving in Piqan we will have lunch, then go to the Kumtagh mountain, where you can enjoy by climbing to the sand mountain and see the oasis very close to you, you can also ride camel or take a sand buggy in the desert, after finish in the beautiful reddish desert, we travel back to Urumqi and end the tour.
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