2 Days Kashgar Local Cultural Tour

The China Silk Road Tour won’t be complete without a visit to Kashgar, an old city with over 2,000 years’ civilization on both culture and nature. This 2 days tour will provide you an in-depth exploration to the brilliant Kashgar Old Town and Id Kah Mosque, the prosperous handcrafts streets as well as livestock markets, which definitely will refresh your cognition about this small city in Northwest of China.

  • Kashgar Old Town, Handicrafts Market, Local Livestock Market, Id Kah Mosque
  • Private transfers + Guide + Driver + Lunch + Accommodation + Entrance tickets
  • Yes
2 Days Kashgar Local Cultural Tour
 
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  1. Day 1: Kashgar Arrival & Kashgar Tour (L)
    Kashgar Old Town, Handicrafts Market

    Upon your arrival at Kashgar airport, our local English speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up from the exit gate by holding a welcome board with your name and your exploration begins!

    No doubt the first site will be Kashgar Old Town. Kashgar’s spirit is in the old town with curved lanes distributed in the maze-like Islam blocks, which is the thing that bewilders you to be here. Eyes on face and camera in hands should be busiest during visit, elegant folk dwellings, neat streets, cozy tea houses gathering leisure old people, naughty kids playing in front of doors and bursting into laughter when you walking closely… soul warmth rising from bottom of hearts along your slowly wander.

    Later, move on to the local Handicrafts Market. Spending some time in the handicrafts market is also a top things-to-do in Kashgar. Follow the local crowd to walk leisurely and stop at a stall interesting you or talking with those hawkers with ethnic faces. Do not forget to bargain when you are picking some as souvenirs.

    Accommodation: Overnight in Kashgar

    Kashgar Old Town

  2. Day 2: Kashgar Tour & Kashgar Departure (B, L)
    Local Livestock Market, Id Kah Mosque

    Today you will further explore the amazing Kashgar! First, come to visit the Local Livestock Market. At suburb of Kashgar City, it is an interesting window for you to learn local culture and folk customs of South Xinjiang. It is said to be the largest livestock market in Asia, mainly with trade of flocks and herds. Hawking from sellers, bargaining from buyers, moo and bleat from the animals forming a busy and down-to-earth scene before you.

    After that, come to the largest Islam Mosque in Xinjiang - the Id Kah Mosque, whose birth could be traced back to 1442, in Ming Dynasty. It’s an ancient architectural complex sitting in the city center with strong ethnic and religious color, composed by four parts: the pagoda, garden, scripture hall and praying hall. Not only functioned as center for religious activities, is the Mosque also the place for local people to celebrate festivals. If you are lucky to visit it on a praying day and or festival day, you will meet an extreme busy scene that thousands of Islam followers gather on the Square.

    Finishing the sightseeing, you will be dropped off at Kashgar airport for departure.

    Accommodation: N/A

    Id Kah Mosque

Price Includes

  • 1 night accommodation in centrally located hotel with breakfast
  • 2 Chinese style lunches
  • Entrance tickets as listed in itinerary
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide
  • Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
  • Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour
  • Government taxes

Price Excludes

  • China Visas/train/flights
  • Any dinner
  • Any optional activity/battery car/shuttle bus/horse rides inside the attractions
  • Our package does not include travel insurance. Please purchase commercial travel insurance before your trip for any unforeseen circumstance
  • Any item beyond "Price Includes"
  • Gratuities to guide and driver (recommended if you are satisfied with their services)

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