China has long history, The Silk Road played very important role for communicating the civilizations between east and west, exchanging the products of Silk, Jade, spices etc..., please come and enjoy the cultures along the ancient path with us!
The Silk Road started from Changan, todays Xi'an, here in our country are a lot to see to understand the ancient Silk Road, you can realize it is not only a history, but also civilization, communication, exchanges...
Kashgar is the most historical city in the west China, the two routes of the Silk Road were joined in Kashgar, Caravans stopped here to exchange goods, buying and selling, this endows this city having the rich diversity of cultures and history behind it.
This itinerary includes most historical, Cultural and famous sites along the ancient Silk Road. Especially in Turpan, there is a lot to visit as we see how the Karez irrigation water system works, visit ancient ruins, and then experience the culture through a home-stay in an Uighur home.
If you have limited time around Urumqi and want to see the most valuable places around it, we suggest you take our 3 days tour around Urumqi and Turpan, you will enjoy the most important and historical sites.
The Silk Road is the main part of our history, it was played very important role for communicating between different civilizations, spreading the culture, products and technics all around the world, we can never forget the contributions of the Silk Road to our world.
Urumqi also has the most beautiful places in western China like Heavenly Lake, it is very green and the lake look like mirror, and the biggest historical Silk Road museum in central Asia – the Xinjiang Regional Museum.