Top 10 China tours 2024/2025 for first visits and returns: embark on a lifetime experience. Learn more

Turpan Maps

Written by Candice Song Updated Dec. 22, 2020

Foreign tourists now in China can travel to Xinjiang. A nucleic acid test result is required. For more information, please contact us.

Turpan City is located in the eastern part of Xinjiang and is also known as "Fire Island". Turpan Prefecture covers an area of 70,000 square kilometers and has a population of over 650,000.

Turpan's Location in China

Turpan map

Xinjiang Province Map

Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is located on the northwestern border of China. Urumqi is the capital of Xinjiang.

It is one of the five ethnic autonomous regions in China and the largest provincial administrative region in the country. It covers an area of 1.66 million square kilometers, accounting for one sixth of China's total land area. The population of Xinjiang is about 24 million. It takes about 4 hours to fly from Xinjiang to Beijing.

Turpan Attractions Map

There are many unique scenic spots in Turpan, including Grape Valley, the Astana Ancient Tombs, Shashan Park, and Gaochang Ancient City.

Tourist Map

Turpan In The Ancient Silk Road

Turpan is a major town located along the ancient Silk Road. The Silk Road usually refers to the commercial road in the northern part of Europe and Asia. It contrasts with the Ancient Tea Horse Road in the south.

The Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD) opened up the region west of its capital Chang'an (now Xi'an). Luoyang was the starting point of the Silk Road, with the route continuing through Gansu and Xinjiang to Central Asia, West Asia, and connecting the land passages of the Mediterranean countries.

Visit Turpan with Us

 11-day silk road tour

Our local guides know the local culture well and, of course, all the interesting things there are to know about Turpan. If you want to visit the Turpan, have a look at our customizable tour ideas for Xinjiang and China's Silk Road.

For something very different, just tell us your interests and requirements and we'll tailor-make your tour.

Start planning your tailor-made tour with 1-1 help from our travel advisors. Create Your Trip

Sign up to Our Newsletter

Be the first to receive exciting updates, exclusive promotions, and valuable travel tips from our team of experts.

Click to Sign up

Why China Highlights

Customize Your Tour

Customize Your Tour

  • Travel Advisors Rooted in China
  • Instant Response, No More Waits!
  • Direct Connections, Supreme Values
Maximize Your Flexibility

Maximize Your Flexibility

  • Your own personal guide and ride.
  • Explore at your own pace.
  • Unparalleled flexibility, impossible on a group tour.
Ensure Your Satisfaction

Ensure Your Satisfaction

  • The Top 20% nationwide guides at your service.
  • 20% more space on your group's transportation.
  • 24/7 emergency support.
Live Your China Story

Live Your China Story

  • Authentic local culture and lifestyles.
  • Understand the culture by living it.
  • Uncover fascinating histories and witness New China.
China Highlights logo
Trip Advisor rating Rated 5 out of 5 | 98.8% Excellence
China Highlights International
Travel Service Co., LTD
Featured on
China Highlights was featured on these medias.

Address: Building 6, Chuangyi Business Park, 70 Qilidian Road, Guilin, Guangxi, 541004, China