Xinjiang tour

Tashkent - Urumqi - Kashgar - Tashkorgan - Kashgar - Urumqi
Xinjiang tour 3. Tours to Central Asian part of China.

Tours to Central Asian part of China 

Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Kind of route: airway
Season: all year
Accommodation: Twin in hotels

Travel itinerary:

Tashkent - Urumqi - Kashgar - Tashkorgan - Kashgar - Urumqi - your city

Day 1 (Sat.): Tashkent - Urumqi (HY-507 06:00-11:35) - Kashgar (CZ-6805 17:30-19:15)
On arrival half day excursion to Xinjiang regional museum to see archaeological treasures from the Silk Road and Xinjiang's minority cultures. A display of well-preserved 3000 year old mummies, excavated from Loulan at Takla Makan desert.
Later transfer to the airport to take flight to Kashgar.
On arrival transfer to the hotel.
Overnight: Hotel International 4*, Hotel Yambu 3*.

Day 02 (Sun.): Kashgar - Tashkorgan - 300 km
Morning visit colorful unique chaotic Great Sunday bazaar where you will see numerous sections: silk and cotton, knives, hats, pots and pans, fresh vegetables and fruits, carpets and jewellery, there is a separate livestock and horse section located 6 km from the main market.
Afternoon transfer to Tashkorgan via the famous Karakorum highway en route Stop at Karakuly Lake located at the foothills of the beautiful Muztagata Mountain at 3600 meters above the sea level.
Overnight: Hotel Crown Inn 4*, Hotel Stone City 3*.

Day 03 (Mon.): Tashkorgan - Kashgar - 300 km
Morning visit local Museum with history, archeology and culture sections. Visit local Tajik family. Excursion to the ancient Stone Fortress around 7th century. Afternoon transfer back to Kashgar again enjoy mountain scenary of Karakrum Highway. En route visit Uygur traditional village Opal to see Mausoleum of the well known 11th c. Uygur philologist Mahmud Kashgeri.
Overnight: Hotel International 4*, Hotel Yambu 3*.

Day 04 (Tue.): Kashgar - Urumqi (CZ-6806 20:30-22:10)
Half day sightseeing in Kashgar. Visit the largest mosque in China Idkah mosque (1442), Apak Khoja's Tomb - the holiest place in Xinjiang for Sufis (1640), handicraft street, old parts of the town. Evening transfer to the airport to take flight to Urumqi.
On arrival transfer to hotel.
Overnight: Mirage Hotel 4* (B tower) or Snow Lotus 3*.

Day 05 (Wed.): Urumqi - Tashkent (HY-508 11:05-10:50) or next destination
Morning transfer to the hotel for flight to Tashkent (or next destination). End of the service.

Price includes: Price excludes:
  • Accommodation with breakfast;
  • Transport for transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary;
  • Service of English speaking local guide;
  • Entrance fees to museum and sites.
  • Airfares;
  • Visa fees;
  • Items of personal nature.

Important notes!!!
- This route is certified;
- Tour program designed upon appropriate Uzbekistan Airways flight schedule: Tashkent - Urumqi (HY-507 06:00-11:35) - Kashgar (CZ-6805 17:30-19:15), Kashgar - Urumqi (CZ-6806 20:30-22:10), Urumqi - Tashkent (HY-508 11:05-10:50). The schedule valued till the end of October 2009;
- Kindly note that airfares are subject to change;
- Booking requests should no less than 21 days before the travel date;
- Cancellation of booking should be at least 15 days before check in date. In the event of a group cancellation (not individuals) within 14 days before arrival, an amount equivalent to one night's hotel accommodation will be charged. - Your Ultimate Virtual Travel Guide in Central Asia!
Kashgar photo East Turkestan, Kashgar Kashgar bazaar Uyghur of Kashgar Kashgar Silk Road Hotel in Tashkurgan Tashkurgan museum Tashkurgan museum Tajik house Tajik family Tajik national house


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