Day Trips from Xinjiang

Explore the stunning landscapes and vibrant culture of Xinjiang with our curated day trips. Book now for an unforgettable adventure!

The Best Day Trips from Xinjiang

When the wanderlust strikes and you find yourself in the heart of Central Asia, Xinjiang, with its sprawling landscapes and rich cultural tapestry, beckons the curious traveler to explore its peripheries. Whether you're a history buff, a nature enthusiast, or simply someone looking to soak in new experiences, day trips from Xinjiang offer a treasure trove of adventures. And who better to guide you through these escapades than Happytripz, your trusted companion in discovering the hidden gems of this vast region.

Heavenly Lake of Tianshan

Just a short drive from Urumqi, the Heavenly Lake of Tianshan (Google Maps) is a must-visit. Nestled within the celestial Tianshan mountain range, this alpine lake is a vision of pristine waters and verdant forests. With Happytripz, you can enjoy a picnic by the lakeside or partake in a serene boat ride, all while being surrounded by the breathtaking scenery that looks as though it's been plucked straight from a painting.

Ancient City of Jiaohe

Step back in time with a visit to the Ancient City of Jiaohe, a relic of the Silk Road that has withstood the test of time. This historical site (Wikipedia) offers a glimpse into a bygone era, with its well-preserved ruins and unique earthen architecture. Happytripz ensures that your journey to this archaeological wonder is not only comfortable but also enlightening, with knowledgeable guides who bring the past to life.

Kanas Nature Reserve

For those who seek the embrace of nature, the Kanas Nature Reserve is a paradise. The area is renowned for its diverse wildlife and the mythical Kanas Lake, whose waters are said to change color. With Happytripz, you can explore the reserve's hidden corners and perhaps even catch a glimpse of the elusive lake monster that local legends speak of.

  • Tianshan Grand Canyon: A marvel of natural erosion, this canyon offers a dramatic landscape that is perfect for photography enthusiasts and hikers alike.
  • Kashgar Old Town: Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and history of the Uyghur people as you wander through the bustling streets of this ancient town.

With Happytripz at the helm, your day trips from Xinjiang are guaranteed to be filled with wonder, excitement, and memories to last a lifetime. So why wait? Embark on your next adventure and let the spirit of Xinjiang captivate your soul.

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Ainhoa Gilmore

The guided tour to the Heavenly Lake was a breathtaking experience, with stunning views and a serene atmosphere.

Ty Schwartz

Exploring the ancient city of Jiaohe was a highlight of my trip. The history and preservation of the site is remarkable.

Gage Ramsey

A day trip to the Kanas Nature Reserve offered an unforgettable adventure with its beautiful landscapes and wildlife.

Aldo Salgado

Visiting the Tuyoq Village was a cultural eye-opener, showcasing the unique Uyghur heritage and warm hospitality.

Henry McBride

The trip to the Karakul Lake was simply magical. The crystal-clear waters set against the Pamir Mountains were mesmerizing.