Travel down the ancient Silk Route during this private, full-day tour to Karakul Lake. Learn about local Uyghur cultures as you venture down the Friendship Highway toward the Pamir mountain range, nicknamed the "Roof of the World." Admire snow-capped peaks and the stunning, high-altitude lake, and spot local felted yurts. A tasty restaurant lunch is included, plus hotel transfers.
Explore some of Xinjiang’s most extraordinary scenery—and enjoy a stress-free way to travel—on this private trip to Turpan. Meet your guide in the morning at your centrally located Urumqi hotel, and travel into the countryside in the comfort of a private vehicle. After a roughly 3-hour drive, you’ll arrive in Turpan, where you’ll explore the Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, will see the ruins of Gaochang (once a prosperous Silk Road kingdom), will visit China’s tallest minaret, and more.
Explore the highlights of Urumqi—Xinjiang’s capital, and a former Silk Road outpost—on this full-day, introductory tour. With just a private guide for company, you’re guaranteed a personal way of seeing the sights. Following pickup from your hotel, travel to the Xinjiang Regional Museum to learn more about the area’s heritage. After a traditional lunch, see the Hongguang Shan Giant Buddha, stroll through the bustling Erdaoqiao Market, and more.
UNESCO has recognized Xinjiang Tianshan Mountains with World Heritage status, but this beautiful region is almost impossible to reach by public transport. Experience it the easy way, on door-to-door private guided tour from Urumqi to Heavenly Lake (Tianchi), complete with waterfalls, yurts, and unspoiled forest. Along the way, enjoy a local lunch and a stop at Red Hill, a symbol of Urumqi.
Experience the best of Turpan on a full-day customized tour from Urumqi. Enjoy round trip ride on the bullet train, a private car and a knowledgeable local guide and customize the tour to your must- see locations. Your personal guide will help you design the perfect itinerary, you can chose 2-3 attractions to visit, such as Jiaohe Ancient City, Gaochang Ancient City, Karez Irrigation System, Emin Minaret, Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves and Flame Mountain. The tour includes tasty local lunch, all entrance fee(2-3 attractions), Urumqi to Turpan round trip train tickets, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle.
Learn about the people and culture of Xinjiang without getting shoved to the back of a large tour group on this private tour of Urumqi. With a guide by your side to answer your questions and provide personalized commentary, explore a range of highlights in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. See views of the city from Red Hill, learn about its minority communities at a museum and thrill at what’s on offer in the bustling Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar.
Journey into the Tian Shan mountain range in your own private vehicle, away from the tightly-packed tour buses, on this day trip to the grand Tianchi, otherwise known as Heavenly Lake. Marvel at some of the Xinjiang region’s stunning alpine vistas on your way to Tianchi. Once you arrive, spend your time exploring the site – part of the Tian Shan UNESCO World Heritage Site – without the strict schedules and distractions of a large tour group.
Beiting Old City Ruin or Beshbalik City Ruins is a renown attraction in Jimsar, 180km from Urumqi. This private day tour will let you explore the city ruin, the Western Grottoes in Jimsar with a local guide.
While in Kashgar,If you have the opportunity and enjoy hiking outdoors, a private guided day trip to Shiptons Arch-this extraordinary Silk Road destination is worth your time.It’s a curious arch that has been called one of the world’s top 20 natural wonders.The famous of the Shipton's Arch not only the magnificent beauty of the place, but also the story that led to its discovery,and later it’s rediscovery.Your tour includes informative commentary from your guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, and picnic lunch.Come on!join this our to trek up to one of Xinjiang’s hidden gems!
Kuqa is a renown town on the ancient Silk Road with its old name Qiuci. There are lots of grottoes, temples and ruins in Kuqa, which are very interesting to explore. This one-day private tour will let you start from Urumqi to Kuqa by round-way flight to visit Kizil Grottoes, Tianshan Canyon. Because Kuqa is a small city with few people speaking English, we will do our best arrange an English-speaking guide for the tour. If no English-speaking guide for your booking, we will arrange Chinese-speaking guide for you, and translate via cell phone from our office staff. Please note this is very long day tour.
The Silk Road was a commercial road for transportation, trade and cultural exchanges between ancient China and foreign countries, and the Hexi Corridor was the throat for the 'Silk Road' to go west. Follow the ancient camel fleet through the place to re-take the ancient Silk Road, looking for the most beautiful scenery outside the fortress. Feel the distance of the Silk Road and savor the depth of history.
Explore two of Xinjiang's most stunning natural attractions during this full-day private combo tour to the Kizil Grottoes and Tian Shan Gorge. First, visit the 3rd-century Buddhist cave complex, still painted in colorful interior frescoes. Then, walk along a quiet, off-the-beaten-track canyon route, part of the famous Tian Shan mountain chain. Lunch and hotel transfers are included.
Discover the natural beauty of the Tianshan Mountain and Heavenly lake from Urumqi on this full-day private tour. As the locals belief: Heavenly Lake is where the immortals have their longevity banquet. Today, you will check out why! The 2-hour ride towards the Heavenly Lake is itself a fabulous sightseeing trip through Mt. Tianshan. You will passes a giant wind-farm, different rivers, and mountain pastures. In Summer time, you can take the boat on the lake to enjoy the scenery. While in winter, it is an idea high-mountain skating place.Y our tour includes informative commentary from your guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, and lunch. If you come in the summer time, you can choose the option to have a boat cruise on the lake.
Slow down to see the old town area of Turpan,get closer to the living area of people. During the walk we will see local living courtyards, grape fields and local streets. Enjoy the walking and minaret area.
This 13 days silk road private tour provide you good chance to experience the ancient silk road culture, which includes, Beijing , Xi'an, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi , Kashgar City and Tashkorgan, then fly out from Kashgar finally.
Experience a sensational week-long adventure through the iconic cultural and religious crossroads of Silk Road. This exclusive guide provides a personalized experience for you and your group: the ideal introduction for first-time explorers. Discover highlights of this unique place, and learn about the area’s significant history. You’ll venture through the Chinese section of Silk Road and see the Overhanging Great Wall, the Loulan mummies, and the Mogao Grottoes: a system of 492 temples. Witness the incredible landscape of the Tianshan Mountains and Heavenly Lake.
Join this 4 hour private tour to explore the Urumqi Grand Bazaar. Choose from the varies start time when make booking, receive tips and advise from your experienced tour guide on how to bargain with the local vendors, so you can enjoy the fun and interest of bartering for the best prices. Go up to the Grand Bazaar Sightseeing Tower to get the birds view of the whole area. Visit the exhibition to understand the local Uygur, Mongolian and Kazakh Culture and life.
Kashgar is a renown town on the ancient Silk Road with its wonderful history and culture. This 2-day private tour will let you start from Urumqi to Kashgar by round-way flight to visit Kashgar old town, Grand Bazaar, and Karakul Lake etc.
While in Kashgar,why not to join a full day tour to explore he Taklamakan desert which is the second largest shifting desert in the world? The Dawakol desert is only 2.5 hours driving from Kashgar.Once arrive at the Dawakol Desert, you will have enough time to enjoy the surroundings, you also can choose the option to ride the camel to explore the desert or ride the desert jeep going up and down or maybe both. There is a lake next to the desert,where you can take a walk around or swim.Your tour includes informative commentary from your guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, and lunch
This 2-day private trip offers everybody an opportunity to drive along the China-Pakistan Pakistan Karakorum Highway on the Pamir plateau which is considered as the roof of the world. Enjoy beautiful sceneries of Oytagh Kunlunshan Colorful mountain range, Gaz Valley and visit the Karakul Lake. You will also visit Stone Fort, Tajik village,hike on the Grassland, and visit a local Kyrgyz family. Your tour includes informative commentary from your guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, meals and one night accommodation in Tashkorgan.
If you have limited time in Urumqi, but want to see some ruins from the ancient Silk Road? This is a perfect day tour for you. Turpan boasts a tangible history as part of the Silk Road that is absolutely fascinating. During this one day tour, you can chose 2-3 attractions in Turpan, such as Jiaohe Ancient City, Karez Irrigation System, Emin Minaret, Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Flame Mountain and more. This private tour includes tasty local lunch, all entrance fee(2 -3 attractions), an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle.
this tour begins and ends in Kashgar .Karakoram highway ,which is highest paved international adventurous road in the world ,cuts through incredible Pamir , Karakoram and Hindu kush Mountains to connect China with Pakistan via Kunjirap pass , Karakoram Highway ,Total 430km on the China side ,Geographically Surrounded by glaciers and popular high peaks like Muztagh Ata(7546m) and Konggur Tagh(7719m) , and easily accessible from Kashgar that you can not only enjoy it's scenery ,but also experience the distinctive nomadic Kyrgyz and Tajik peoples life back in remote mountains ,and more importantly you would enjoy the kashgar city with help of our knowledgeable guide and driver , kashgar city pearl of Silk Road , western gateway to China at intersection of the southern and northern silk road trade route ,walking in the old town area , getting in touch with locals , eating your lunch in on of the families in old area would be life time experience .
Kanas Lake is one of the best sites to view in China. This 5-day private tour will let you go with a local guide from Urumqi by a private vehicle. The attractions include Kanas Lake, Hemu Village, Ghost City in Karamay, Kuitun Grand Canyon, and Rainbow Beach. Here is the briefing. Detailed information is in the What To Expect. D1. Met from your centrally located Urumqi hotel at 8am, then drive 8-9 hours to Buerjin. Visit the Ghost City on the way.D2. Drive 3 hours from Buerjin to Kanas, visit the lake area.D3. Move to Hemu Village, enjoy the picturesque village in the afternoon.D4. Drive back to Buerjin, visit the Rainbow Beach to view the sunset.D5. Drive back to Urumqi, visit the imposing Kuitun Grand Canyon. Drop you off at your hotel in Urumqi where the tour concludes.