The Best Xinjiang Tours & Adventures 2020/2021: Xinjiang Silk Road Travel to Urumqi, Kashgar, Turpan and Kanas

Xinjiang with location at the most northwest end of China, is a vital part of Ancient Silk Road. In the journals of the ancient adventurers, Xinjiang is a wonderland with vast desert, oasis, mountains, rivers, and lakes scattered, functioned as a must commercial stage for Western and Oriental worlds. With numerous merchants, pilgrims, adventurers and exiles coming and going in the past, the Xinjiang Silk Road travelers today could find almost all the treasures of the old time here. Benefiting from the special human culture and geographical resources, Xinjiang enchants increasing people to visit with its pearl-like sites in Urumqi, Turpan, Kashgar, Kanas, Ili…Words are too pale to describe the unparallel beauty of Xinjiang, so China Xian Tour as a expert of China Xinjiang Silk Road tours provides a variety of Xinjiang adventures, taking you a real adventure to explore Jiaohe Ruins in Turpan, Heavenly Lake in Urumqi, Kashgar Old Town and local bazaar, Kanas Lake, Sayram Lake, Ili Prairie

We provide all kinds of Silk Road tours in Xinjiang varying from 1 to 15 days with tailor-made service according to your need, interest and budget. Please always feel free to inquiry us at [email protected]!

How Do I Plan My Xinjiang Trip?


-What’s the best time to visit Xinjiang?

The best time for a Xinjiang tour is from April to October when the climate is proper for you to catch a glimpse of the most classic sights here, especially prairie and blossom.

Besides, we suggest you to plan your Xinjiang trip as early as you can. It will be better to start 1-3 months in advance to make sure everthing sorted out well because, as you know, such a long trip need more time to arrange details in advance.

-How many days do I spend in Xinjiang?

Usually, 1-2 weeks is suggested for a Xinjiang tour. Xinjiang region is so vast that you need more time to shuttle from city to city by flights, trains or cars. The travel duration of 1-2 weeks allows you to cover the highlights of both Southern and Northern Xinjiang from Urumqi to Turpan, Kashgar, Kanas, Ili, Bayanbulak…

If you have 5 days or less, a Xinjiang tour package with Turpan, Urumqi and Kashgar is recommended.

-How do I travel in Xinjiang & Silk Road?

Xinjiang is an important part of the ancient Silk Road in China with location at the west end of China Silk Route. You are suggested to link Xinjiang and more classic Silk Road destinations like Xian with Terracotta Warriors and Gansu province including Lanzhou, Wuwei, Zhangye, Jiayuguan and Dunhuang, Qinghai province with Qinghai Lake and Chaka Lake and even more popular cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guilin, Zhangjiajie and Chengdu if your time permits.

 

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