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Grape Valley

11 Km Northeast of Turpan, Turpan 838000, China
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Turpan Grapes Valley 8am hike

Grapes valley 8am hike My favourite hike of the trip! The exact GPS trail i uploaded to... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
K S
A bit of green in the barren desert

We went to the grape valley during the low season so nothing was open. We didn't even pay entrance... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
wt1986
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Bacolod, Philippines
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11 Km Northeast of Turpan, Turpan 838000, China
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Grapes valley 8am hike My favourite hike of the trip! The exact GPS trail i uploaded to wikiloc if you would like to follow I drove into the valley short after the sunrise. There are large gates at the entry to the valley which appeared...More

1  Thank K S
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went to the grape valley during the low season so nothing was open. We didn't even pay entrance fee because everything was closed. We did manage to at least eat lunch at one of the restaurants along the river before they closed down for...More

1  Thank wt1986
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

For your 75 Yuan entry you get to drive down the 8 km road to the Grape Valley visitor centre. There you will be enchanted by the overhanging grapes (do not touch or pick! Read the signs), hanging from the shaded walkway. On the way...More

Thank Michael N
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

I visited the place on 14 Sep 2017 and all grapes were already harvested. The entrance fee for the vinyard area is RMB75. According to the driver, we had to pay vinyards additional fee if we decided to go into any vineyard. I don't know...More

Thank Karmaexplorer
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Honestly I do not find any difference in these vineyards from others around the world. The harvesting season is between July and September. The place is close during winter The Grape Valley is located in the Flaming Mountain about 13 km north east of Turpan...More

Thank jennyMalaysia18
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

May be it would have been worth hiring a guide to learn more because the site is only a place for vendors, restaurants, souvenir shops heading the arrival of tourists. But there are many real Uighur style restaurants and we had good food there. It...More

Thank Desvergnes
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Unless you like to see some cultural dance under grape vines, which you have to pay for it or follow a tour group which you have no choice.. I give it a miss. Grape vines is a norm in Turpan, walking out you can find...More

Thank Righttodorightthings
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

We didn't get to taste any fresh grapes as it wasn't the harvesting season yet. It was very hot during our visit in early June (summer). The temperature was hovering around 40 degrees celsius, so visiting the Grape Valley was a great way to escape...More

Thank m l
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

The tour bus is obliged to spend two hours so some local minority ethnic group folks can do folk dancing and sell you grapes. I am sure the goal (like several other spots in this area) is to show how minorities live happily under the...More

1  Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Well yet again another tourist trap, Paul Theroux was right again. Grape Valley in the Turpan area certainly has a lot of grapes. When we were there about a week ago the vines were in full bloom and you could see millions of bunches forming...More

2  Thank JGDynamo
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