FAQ About Urumqi-Turpan

Can we stay at Heavenly Lake?
It takes about 2 hours by car one way and overnight staying at Heavenly lake is not available now.
What is the best option to travel between Turpan and Urumqi?
The best option now is Bullet train which takes 50minutes.

What is the best option to see the sites in Turpan?
Hiring a car is the best option as the sites are hours away and there is no bus service.
How hot does Turpan get?
The hottest measured temperature is 49.6°C in July.

Can we camp overnight at Kumtagh Desert?
No,not available now.

How many days are best for Turpan?
Normally two days.

What is the distance from Turpan to Urumqi?
The distance is 180km and takes about 2,30 to 3 hours by car.

Where can we buy the Bullet train ticket?
There are ticket offices in city area so bring your Passport to buy ticket.

How can we travel to Dunhuang or vice versa?
There are overnight and Bullet trains are available daily. So the overnight train takes 9 to 10 hours and the Bullet train takes 3:30 to 4:30 hours.

Turpan travel tips for Summer time?
Turpan is the hottest place in China. So before visiting any place apply sun protection lotions, wear any UV protection clothes and bring enough water to prevent dehydration.

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