Departure to the Altyn-Arashan mountains.
Arrive at the impressive gorge, ascending to a panoramic viewpoint to admire the towering snow-capped mountains, towering fir trees, and drifting clouds.
Optionally, go to hot springs of Altyn-Arashan.
Enjoy a hearty lunch at a hospitable local resident's house.
Dinner in a Dungan house, where you'll indulge in an abundance of aromatic and flavorful dishes with a remarkable combination of vegetables, spices, and sauces.
A night spent in a warm hotel, with toilet and shower facilities in a room.