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Xinjiang Silk Road
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Duration
7 days
Destination
Xinjiang
Travellers
1-15 Person

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If you have limited time, and want to see the most important parts of Silk Road in Xinjiang, we recommend you our 7 days itinerary, it contains the best parts of Kashgart, Turpan and Urumqi.

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Kashgar Airport
Return Location
Urumqi Airport
Additional Information
Flexibility : Tour itinerary can be customized according to your per request, please feel free to let us know what is most convenient and ideal tour for for. Best Time: From April to December
Price includes
  • All meals during the tour
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and tour spots
  • Hotel accommodation during the tour
  • LOI for Chinese Visa
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Transportation with air-conditioned car/bus
Price does not include
  • All flight tickets
  • Excursions other than those specified in trips
  • Extra cost if tour is delayed or changed due to reasons beyond control
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Day 1, Arrive in Kashgar,
  • Day 2, Kashgar tour
  • Day 3, Kashgar to Karakul Lake, 200km one way.
  • Day 4, Kashgar tour
  • Day 5, Urumqi Tour
  • Day 6, Urumqi to Turpan, 180km
  • Day 7, Back to Urumqi, transfer to airport.
Day 1, Arrive in Kashgar,

Our guide and driver will pick you up at airport and transfer you to pre-booked hotel in Kashgar.

The rest of the day is at leisure. You can walk around the old town of Kashgar.

Over night in Kashgar.

Day 2, Kashgar tour

Today, we will spend full day at the Livestock market and Sunday Bazaar,Livestock market probably the most fascinating market in China, not only the animals you can enjoy, most importantly you can feel the old trading style during the ancient time.

 Over night in Kashgar.

Day 3, Kashgar to Karakul Lake, 200km one way.

After breakfast, you drive to Karakul Lake along the world famous Karakorum highway(KKH), en route, you can stop and take photo at Opal village, red mountain, white sand mountain, later you will arrive the main destination Karakul Lake and Mjuztagh ata mountain, this is the most beautiful area around Kashgar and the elevation of 3600m, and the Muztagh ata mountain is beyond your expectation.

Over night in Kashgar.

Day 4, Kashgar tour

Today, we spend half day to visit Kashgar, visit Apak hoja tomb, Apak hoja had strongly influenced kashgar area from mid 17th to mid 18th century, his tomb chamber was completed in 1640, and is the only one of it’s kind. then visit Idkah mosque, the biggest one in China, built 1442. afternoon, transfer to the airport to fly Urumqi.

At arrival transfer to hotel in Urumqi.

Over night in Urumqi.

Day 5, Urumqi Tour

In the morning, we visit Xinjiang regional museum, it is the best place learn Xinjiang’s history, culture, and landscapes, one of the highlights is natural dried mummy from 3800 years ago. after that, we drive to Heavenly lake(Tianchi), it is 110 km from Urumqi, it is a 1980m high old lake, was formed during the Himalayas activity 200 million years ago, and is the most green, beautiful land in Xinjiang.    

Over night in Urumqi.

Day 6, Urumqi to Turpan, 180km

After breakfast, we drive to Turpan, en route, we see salt lake, wind power plants, and Flaming mountain. In Turpan, firstly visit Tuyuk ancient village, it has the history of 1700 year, is the holly village for locals because of the religions which were flourished there. Then visit Beziklik Buddha caves, it was the temple of Gaochang kingdom. In the end visit Emin minaret, the only Minaret with a mosque, was built in 1777.  

Over night in Turpan.

Day 7, Back to Urumqi, transfer to airport.

Today is the last day of our Xinjiang trip, in the morning, we visit Jiaohe ancient city, it is the best preserved earth constructed underground old city, was built 2300 years ago. Then we visit Karez, an ancient underground irrigation system, starting to use from 2000 years ago, Turpan is very dry and very hot, so “No Karez No Turpan” comes from this fact. Later we drive to Urumqi Airport for your return journey to home.  

More about Xinjiang

Xinjiang is located in the middle of Asia, a vital gateway of the Silk Road, which connect China with the Southern Asia, Western Asia as well as Europe. In the past 2000 years, through the international trading passage – The Silk Road, the products and techniques from China, such as Silk fabric, powder, medical materials, paper making and compass etc., spread into the western world. At the same time, glass, Medical materials, wool fabrics, vegetables, melon and fruits, as well as the three world big religions came to China from the West and Central Asia.v
If you have limited time, and want to see the most important parts of Silk Road in Xinjiang, we recommend you our 7 days itinerary, it contains the best parts of Kashgart, Turpan and Urumqi.

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Xinjiang Best Culture Tour

Price
$Ask us per person
Duration
7 days
Destination
Xinjiang
Travellers
1-15 Person
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