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Gaochang , also called Karakhoja, Qara-hoja, Kara-Khoja or Karahoja , is the site of a ruined, ancient oasis city on the northern rim of the inhospitable Taklamakan Desert in present-day Xinjiang, China. The site is also known in published reports as Chotscho, Khocho, Qocho or Qočo. During the Yuan dynasty and Ming dynasty, Gaochang was referred to as "Halahezhuo" and Huozhou. The ruins are located 30 km southeast of modern Turpan. Wikipedia

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All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Turpan from Urumqi

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Gaochang District, China

Take a three hours ride from Urumqi to Turpan to explore the wonderful basin with well-preserved ancient cities, Karez Irrigation System, Emin Minaret, Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves, and the city ruin of Gaochang! A local Uyghur style lunch is also inclusive. This is a perfect day trip for people who love the history of ancient Silk Road!

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Private Round-Trip Transfer to Turpan from Urumqi

Gaochang District, China

Enjoy door-to-door service in a comfortable private vehicle operated by a courteous friendly driver from your Urumqi city hotel to Turpan.You will have the maximum freedom to enjoy historical sites at your own pace. Feel free to choose the sites you want to visit in Turpan: Ancient City of Jiaohe (Yarkhoto), Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Ancient City of Gaochang (Kharakhoja), Turpan Kariz underground water system, Emin Minaret (Su Gong Ta), Astana-Karakhoja Tombs, Flaming mountain and so on. Your driver will take you to the sites you want to go, assistant you for the entrance fee, and waiting for you at the parking lot, after your self-guided tour of Turpan finished, your driver will transfer you back to your hotel or accommodation in Urumqi City.There is no factory and shopping stops during the tour. The use of the driver service is 10 hours. It is easy!

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2-Day Private Independent Tour to Turpan from Urumqi

Gaochang District, China

Enjoy a comfortable private vehicle operated by a courteous friendly driver from your Urumqi city hotel to Turpan, after your two days self-guided tour in Turpan, you can choose the option to end your tour in Turpan or been transferred back to your hotel in Urumqi. You will have the maximum freedom to enjoy historical sites at your own pace. Feel free to choose the sites you want to visit in Turpan: Ancient City of Jiaohe (Yarkhoto), Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Ancient City of Gaochang (Kharakhoja), Turpan Kariz underground water system, Emin Minaret (Su Gong Ta), Astana-Karakhoja Tombs, Flaming mountain and so on.

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