7 Days Silk Road Kashgar Tour

Upon arrival, you will visit one of the most famous attractions along the Silk Road- the Echoing-Sand Mountain. When you slide down the slope, you can hear the roaring echo of sands, hence the name.

  • Echoing-Sand Mountain, Crescent Lake, Mogao Grottoes, Gaochang Ruins, Bizaklik Thousand Buddha Cave, Jiaohe Ruins, Flaming Hill, Gaochang Ruins, Bizaklik Thousand Buddha Cave, Jiaohe Ruins, Flaming Hill, Kazak People Family, Heavenly Lake, Sunday Bazaar, Abakh Khoja Tomb, Id Kah Mosque
  • Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets + Lunch + Hotel with breakfast+Overnight train Dunhuang-Turpan+ Flight tickets Urumqi-Kashgar-Urumqi
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7 Days Silk Road Kashgar Tour
Day1 Dunhuang Arrival

Attractions: Echoing-Sand Mountain, Crescent Lake (Lunch)

Upon arrival, you will visit one of the most famous attractions along the Silk Road- the Echoing-Sand Mountain. When you slide down the slope, you can hear the roaring echo of sands, hence the name. A short camel ride will leave you an unforgettable memory. Riding along the mountain to reach the Crescent Lake, your eyes will be feasted on the crescent-shaped spring surrounded by the endless Gobi desert. It has not dried up over the past one thousand years and still gushes with fresh current.

Accommodation: Dunhuang

Crescent Lake

Day 2 Dunhuang to Turpan

Attractions: Mogao Grottoes (Breakfast+Lunch)

After breakfast, you will travel to the famous Mogao Grottoes which display a very colorful and descriptive world in the paintings. It is known as one of the four most famous caves in China. After dinner, we will take overnight soft-sleeper train to Turpan.

Accommodation: Overnight train

Mogao Grottoes

Day 3 Turpan- Urumqi

Attractions: Gaochang Ruins, Bizaklik Thousand Buddha Cave, Jiaohe Ruins, Flaming Hill(Lunch)

Today we will visit four famous sites all together. First is another famous ruin in Turpan, Gaochang Ruins, which used to be the capital of ancient Gaochang Kingdom. Then you will go to the Bizaklik Thousand Buddha Cave, a series of caves with thousands of Buddhism murals. The vivid murals show many Buddhism figures, stories, and the social life about 1,000 years ago in Ancient Gaochang Kingdom. Then you will have an exploration of Jiaohe Ruins, which is one of the most important towns along the ancient Silk Road. It is also the largest, oldest and best-preserved earth construction in the world. The last stop will be the hottest place in China– the Flaming Hill, situated at the north of ancient Silk Road. The temperature is so high that nothing grows on the hill. The record highest temperature of summer could reach 47.8 ℃ (118 ℉). And then go to Urumqi, check in Hotel

Accommodation: Urumqi

Gaochang Ruins

Day4 Urumqi

Attractions: Kazak People Family, Heavenly Lake (Breakfast+Lunch)

After breakfast, you will be invited to visit warm-hearted Kazak People Family, they will offer fried cookies, milk tea dried grapes which are local specialty. Then, we will visit Heavenly Lake. 100 kilometers away from city of Urumqi, Heavenly Lake gives the impression of nobleness, elegance and beauty. Clear lake, snow mountains and soaring pin trees compose the charming scenery of the Heavenly Lake. Come to Heavenly Lake, and you will find words are so weak for the surrounding. It will make you totally relaxed no matter you are sitting in a boat, walking in the mountains, or just standing by the lake. Then will drive to Urumqi. Upon arrival, you will have a stroke at Xinjiang International Big Bazaar which is the place with the unique construction located in two bridges. It attracts the lots of tourists to visit, shopping and watch the traditional dancing

Accommodation: Kashgar

Kazak People Family

Day5 Urumqi-Kashgar

Attractions: Sunday Bazaar, Abakh Khoja Tomb (Brekafast+Lunch)

Then we will drive back to Kashgar. After a short rest, you will visit the famous Sunday Market, namely Sunday Bazaar, which used to be the largest international trade market in northwest China. Traders at home and abroad come to exchange all kinds of goods, such as Silk, salt, fur, perfume, ivory. The bazaar opens everyday in Kashgar, but the one on Sunday is the liveliest for the whole community will get together. The last stop in Kashgar will be the Abakh Khoja Tomb, which is an ancient Islamic building complex and a cemetery. Five generations of a famous Islamic master were buried here. It is considered as the largest dome architecture in the east of the cemetery.

Accommodation: Kashgar

Sunday Market

Day 6 Kashgar- Urumqi

Attractions: Id Kah Mosque (Breakfast+Lunch)

After the breakfast, we will visit the Id Kah Mosque, a typical Islamic architecture like domes, minarets and arches, as well as pious prayers. It has a 500 years history. Then take the night fight to Urumqi.

Accommodation: Urumqi

Id Kah Mosque

Day 7 Urumqi Departure

After breakfast, our guide will see you off at the airport for your homeward flight.

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

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Price includes

  • Internal flights and/or train charge
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • Typical meals as noted in itinerary
  • All private transfer between airports, hotels and scenic spots
  • Air-condition car and driver,English speaking tour guide
  • Hotel charge(based on two people sharing one twin bed room)
  • Airport Tax and Fuel Fee
  • Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
  • One bottle of mineral water per day

Price excludes

  • All personal consumption
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • China Entry Visa Expense
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Excess Baggage Charges
  • International Airfare or train tickets Arrival and Departure from China

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  • Step 1: You can directly book online or please feel free to share your tour plans or thoughts at [email protected] , our travel consultant will contact you within 12 hours.
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  • Step 3: Balance due will be required 7-15 days ahead of your travel date.

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Our Driver and Vehicle

The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.

Meals

Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!

Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.

For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.

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