Basic information Telephone area code: 0902 Emergency phone: 110, 120, 119 Xinjiang Tourism Complaints Telephone: 12301 Hami Tourism Bureau Complaint Telephone: 0902-2251984 Time difference: -2 hours Travel information Xinjiang is geographically located in the East Sixth Time zone and has […]
Telephone area code: 0902
Emergency phone: 110, 120, 119
Xinjiang Tourism Complaints Telephone: 12301
Hami Tourism Bureau Complaint Telephone: 0902-2251984
Time difference: -2 hours
Hami City People’s Hospital
Address: 145 Jianguo South Road, Hami City
Hami District Central Hospital
Address: 11 North Square Road, Hami City
Balikun County People’s Hospital
Address: 36 Health Road, Balikun County
It is well known as the home of sweet Hami melons. In early 2016, the former Hami county-level city was merged with Hami Prefecture to form Hami prefecture-level city now known as Yizhou District.
In the diet, Muslims fasted the meat of pigs, dogs, donkeys, quail meats, and beasts of prey and raptors. They did not eat the meat of dead animals that had not been slaughtered. They also fasted the blood of all animals.
Ice and Snow Cultural Tourism Festival
December to the following year, February and March
The Balikun ice and snow cultural festival mainly includes cultural performances, garden activities, ski tricks, ice and snow and folk experience activities.
Most of local people can not speak English.
The area enjoys a typical temperate continental climate. The weather is dry and seldom rainy. Northern parts are cool in summers, filled with vast grasslands. The southern Kumul Basin is dry, with a temperature that varies greatly between day and night. August and September are the best times to visit Kumul(Hami), when it experiences cool weather and local fruits are in season.
The consumption level in the Hami area is not low. The hotel standard room is between 100 and 200 yuan, and the per capita food and beverage consumption is not less than 40 yuan, plus chartered vehicles, long-distance transportation expenses, etc., and the average daily travel expenses in Hami is about 300 to 400 yuan.
Ancient City Tourist Reception Center
Address: South Community Health Service Center, South Street, Balikun Town
Balikun County Tourism Bureau
Address: 2 Yucai Lane, Balikun Town, Balikun County
Hami District Tourism Bureau
Address: No. 2 Tianshan West Road, Hami City
Hami Tourism Bureau
Address: 2 Guangdong Road, Hami City
Hami Airport, HMI
Address: Near Hami Airport, National Highway 31, Hami City
Hami Civil Aviation Ticket Office
Address: No. 132, Jianguo North Road, Hami City
Hami Bus Terminal (High Speed Rail Station)
Address: Tianshan North Road, Hami City
How to get there: Take Bus Nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, and 14 to the train station
Hami Long Distance Bus Station
Address: At the intersection of North Plaza Road and Jianguo North Road, Hami City
Hami Southern Suburb Terminal
Address: Hami, Tuanjie Road, Hami City
Hami Aya Road Bus Terminal
Address: Aya Road, Hami City
Balikun Coach Station
Address: No. 1, Xinshi Road, Balikun County
The public transportation system uses no ticket system and the fare is 1 yuan. It should be noted that during the morning and evening rush hour in the urban area of Hami, people are crowded in the carriages and travelers should be pay attention to personal belongings. Most buses operate from 8:00 to 22:00.
The city of Hami is not big. The starting price of the taxi is 5 yuan, and the unit price is 1.8 yuan after 3 kilometers. Basically spend about 10 yuan on a circle around the city.
Two mummies showed in there, cloth, fair and blood vessels are keep in good condition due to immediate dehydration and parallel climate.
Address: Mukaimu Square, North of Huancheng South Road, Hami City
Arrival method: You can take bus No. 10 to Hami Wangling Station. A taxi costs 5 to 10 yuan. Opening hours: Summer 9:00-20:00, Winter 10:00-19:00
In 2006 it was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage. The Mukam Heritage Center showcases the history of the development, evolution, and evolution of Uighur Mukam art. There is a performance hall for visitors to watch special performances in the exhibition hall on the third floor. Perform once every hour.
Address: Mukaimu Square, North of Huancheng South Road, Hami City
Arrival method: Take the 10 bus to Hami Wangling Station, take a taxi for 5 to 10 yuan
Opening hours: Summer 9:00-13:00, 16:00-19:30; Winter 9:00-13:00, 15:30-19:00
Tickets: 15 yuan, more than 5 people can watch Mukam performances for free
Royal nine generations along with three Arabian preacher were buried there, tomb is made of four typical ethical architecture.
Address: South of Huancheng South Road, Hami City
Arrival method: Take the 10 bus to Hami’s Tombs station, take a taxi for RMB 10
Opening hours: Summer 9:00-20:00, Winter 10:00-19:00
Tickets: 40 yuan
Gass tomb is about 10 meters high, the lower part of the square, the upper dome-shaped dome, the top with green glazed tile mosaic, surrounded by a gallery. The mausoleum is small in scale but is famous for the burial of “sages.” Many Muslims who cannot go to Mecca for pilgrimage have come to worship here. It is one of the important holy places for Islamic worshippers to worship.
Address: Tianshan South Road, Hami City
Arrival method: Take Bus Nos. 7 and 14 to Gays Station
Opening hours: 9:00-17:00
The pagoda is an ancient building of the Tang Dynasty. In addition to the disappearance of frescoes, the main part of the stupa remains very intact. There is a spring at the height of the dunes under the Buddha’s Pagoda. It is called the Holy Spring. It is said that the Xiaonan Lake Buddhist Pagoda was the place where Xuanzang’s thoughts of the Western Paradise had stopped for three days.
Address: Xiaonanhu Village, Huayuan Township, Hami City
Arrival method: Take the bus bound for South Lake at the southern suburb of Hami. Tickets cost RMB 7 and get off at Hami Garden.
Opening hours: 10:00-19:00
Tickets: 30 yuan
The name “Devil City” is given by Mongolian and Kazak sheepherders in this area, because horrific and roaring gale often happens in the grotesque hills. In fact, it is a Yardang landform formed millions of years of wind erosion. After the ancient lake The mounds seem like an ancient castles, palaces, pagodas, towers, animals and birds. The stunning spectacle attracts many tourists at home and abroad.
The ecological attraction, taking Aisi Kaixiar Anicent Post Stall as the center, includes four major scenic areas: East City, South City, West City and North City. The ancient castle, Goddess Peak, Thousand Buddha Mountain, and Colorful Stone Beach are the major Scenic spots in East City. For the ancient castle, the adobe color is very similar to that of the natural environment, so it is difficult to find it. The ruined castle walls still contain peep holes for defense and observation. Many mauve tiles in different Sizes can be found in the ruins. The Colorful Stone Beach is like a kaleidoscope of gorgeous colors. Some stones are blood-red and some look like white jade. Address: 20km South of Wubao Township, Hami City
Arrival method: Take the shuttle bus to Wubao Township at the southern suburb of Hami Bus Station. From 9:00 to 18:00, you need to go to the scenic area after getting off the bus, and you will drive for about 80 yuan for 30 minutes. About 300 RMB from chartered buses in Hami city
Opening hours: 8:00-20:00 Tickets: 50 yuan
Miaoer Valley is a deep valley in the southwestern Tianshan Mountains of the Hami region. It used to be the location of the Hami King palace in the past in the history of Xinjiang. During the grand period of existence of the palace, it was a huge garden. On the mountainside west of the palace, there was still a 7th to 12th-century Buddhist temple site.
Address: Near Huangtian Farm, north of Hami City, about 35 kilometers from the city
Arrival method: Take a shuttle to Huangtian Farm at Hami Aya Road Bus Terminal, and leave at 8:00-20:00 for a rolling start; chartered to 150-200 Yuan for negotiation.
Kaerlike Mountain is located 10 kilometers south of Yanchi Township Government in Yiwu County. The highest peak of Mount Tommul is 4,886 meters above sea level. It is snow-covered all year round. It is still a maiden peak that has not yet reached the top.
Address: 10 kilometers south of Yanchi Town, Yiwu County
Arrival method: Take a bus bound for Yiwu County at the Hami Long Distance Station and go to the county to charter
The White Stone Scenic Area is located in the Tianshan Mountains in the northern part of Hami and consists of cold gas trenches, pine ponds, Mingsha Mountain and white stones. White Stone Scenic Area is a tourist area consisting of prairie pastures, virgin forests and resorts located in the north of the snow-capped mountain of the eastern Tian Shan Mountains.
Address: 303 Provincial Road, White Stone, Hami City
Arrival method: Take a bus bound for Yiwu and Balikun at Hami Bus Terminal and get off at White Stone Scenic Area
Tickets: 20 yuan
Surrounded by rich grasses and green grasslands, Sand Hill is the only golden sand dune. It is like an island in the green sea. The sand from the sand hills will make a roaring sound, just like the planes at the airport take off, the more people slide. The louder the sound.
Address: Hami Tianshan Scenic Area East, Tianshan North Slope
Opening hours: 8:00-17:00
Arrival method: Take the bus bound for Yiwu and Balikun at Hami Bus Terminal and get off at the scenic area
The city was built in the 9th year of the Qing emperor Yongzheng. The city was built in 37 years of Qing Emperor Qianlong and it has a history of more than 200 years. The two citiesare not far apart and almost united. The ancient city has an area of 14 square kilometers and a population of 20,000.
Address: Balikun County
Located in Hami district, northeast of Xinjiang, Balikun Grassland is the second largest grassland in Xinjiang which is famous for its major eight sceneries including “Snow-covered Pines in Tianshan”, “Vast Turtle City” and “Crystal Spring”. It is an Pure resorts of Kazak nationality are kept here. If you visit the yurt of Kazak, the friendly host will treat you with hot buttered tea, The the mellow horse milk and meat. On the annual grand meeting, traditional horse racing, girls’ chase, wrestling, and playing and singing are regularly held. The style of Balikun Grassland is always passionate and unrestrained.
Address: within the territory of Balikun County
How to get there: Direct bus from Hami Bus Terminal to Balikun, chartered to one way 300 to 400
Tickets: 20 yuan
Around 18 km (7 mi) from the northwest of Barkol Kazak Autonomous County, the Barkol Lake is an alpine lake with an altitude of 1,585 m (5,200 feet). It is surrounded by rolled hills and exuberant grassland. Covering an area of 112.15 sq Km (about 43.3 sq mi), the oval lake is about 20 km (12.4 mi) long from north to south and about 9 km (5.6 mi) wide from east to west. It is divided into east and west parts by a sand bank The east part is a far-reaching azure lake which slightly ripples in the winds and the west part is a vast expanse of salt fields, which is the famous salt lake in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Address: Haiziyan Township, Balikun County
Dahe Tang City is the largest and most well-preserved relic of the ancient Tang Dynasty in Hami. The ancient city has a rectangular shape. In the middle, a wide city wall divides the ancient city into two small cities, namely the main city and the attached city. The entire site is 407 meters long from north to south, 345 meters wide from east to west and covers an area of more than 140,000 square meters. The city is dotted with large earthenware waste containers and large graphite plates, all of which show visitors the grand occasion of agricultural production at that time.
Address: East of Dongtouqu Village, Dahe Town, Balikun County
Arrival method: Taxi from the county 50 yuan
Balikun Ancient City Tour for 2 days
DAY 1: Dahe Tang City – Kazak National Folklore Park – Dizang Temple and Xiangu Temple
DAY 2: Lanzhou Wanzi – Balikun Grassland – Xicheng Gatehouse
You can not miss kabob (roasted mutton barbeque) if you visit Hami, that is tranditional food made by minority of Uigur, and fried rice(zhua fan in Chinaese) is made by rice, mutton and radish, main dish of local people. If You prefer noodle, you will love delious beef noodle, the soup is special for 40 kinds of spice. Hami is famous for Hami melon throughout China for it sweet taste thanks for huge difference of temperature from day to night and longer time sunlight during summer time , besides Hami melon, grape, water melon, apricot and mulberry are both enjoy good taste, dried fruit is on market with unexpensive price from all year long for dry and windy climate, Hami is worth of visiting typical food and local people’s gracious hospitality .
Accommodation in the downtown area of Hami is very convenient. Accommodation at attractions will cost you more than 200-300 RMB. In the pastoral areas, yurts are cheaper, with standard rooms ranging from 50 to 80 yuan. Some hotels in the off-season and peak season prices will be very different.
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