Tour Code: XJ-FA01
Tour type: Culture,Folklore,Landscape
Price: USD $800Free Inquiry
Highlights: From famous traditional restaurants to local street food, this 12-day private tour offers you the opportunity to enjoy must-sees and taste the different Chinese cuisines in the most important cities.
Welcome to Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang, our nice guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the Hotel. You must be tired after a long journey, have a good rest, from tomorrow we will be on adventures!
Today our sightseeing will start at Xinjiang Museum, this museum is the main institution to collect and investigate the unearthed cultural relics and specimens in Xinjiang. There are more than 50 thousand pieces of various kinds of cultural relics stored in the museum, among them, the ancient mummies represented by ‘the Loulan Beauty', manuscripts in Chinese, Kharosthi, Qiuci, Yanji, Tibetan, Uigurian and other characters prevailed in ancient Westen Regions, the silk ,wool, cotton and hemp fabrics and folk rainment, etc., are unusual tidbits in the world. Then we will visit Erdaoqiao & International Bazaar is the largest in Urumqi. You'll find a bustling market filled with fruit, clothing, crafts, knives, carpets and almost anything that you can imagine. On Sunday, there are more stalls and more goods to buy than any other day. The old streets around the bazaar are really worth seeing.Here is the most welcomed place by tourist especialy by ladies where they can buy some traditional yugur make up cosmetic. After that, we will take a short visit to Hongguangshan Temple. At afternoon, we will catch the flight to Kashgar.
Erdaoqiao Market & International Bazaar, The Erdaoqiao Bazaar
Enjoy a delicious morning buffet, and we are ready for exploring the ancient city Kashgar today. Firstly, we will walk in the streets of Old town, this trip will provide a sense of what this legendary Central Asian hub was like in the days when the Silk Road was at its zenith. 500-year old remnants of the city wall, narrow lanes and colorful multi-ethnic crowds combine to make Kashgar's historic district a highlight of any visit to the city. After that, we will visit Id Kah Mosque, It is the large Mosque in China and most famous one in Xinjiang. The Mosque started to build in the mid of fifteenth century, and has gradually developed to the present size. Id K ah Mosque, with about 16800 square meters in area, consisting of Pray Hall, the Koran teaching Hall, The Corridor, the Arches and other buildings attaching to it. The Pray Hall of the mosque can hold 4000 prayers is supported by 140 carved wooden pillars.The buildings of Id Kah Mosque look magnificent and solemn, and display the artistic styles of Islamic mosque architectures. Then we will continue to visit Apak Hoja Tomb, This Mazar is the holiest place in Xinjiang and an architectural treasure . Built in 1640 , it is reminiscent of the Central Asian artistic style of Samarkand or Isfahan . A handsome blue-and-white tiled gate leads into the compound, which includes a small religious school and the Abakh Khoja family tomb. The latter is domed and faced with multi - colored tiles. I t most complete Islamic tomb of the Qing Dynasty up-to-now in China. And then, we will hang around Handicraft streetStreets.
Nothing is more excited than the desert tour today, we are heading to Karsu Desert and ride Camel to our destinations: Yarkent Old Town, Yarkent King and Amanishan Tomb( we can arrange the 12 Mukam show in desert if necessary).
Yarkent Old Town is the best preserved old town in Xinjiang, which is the main shopping center for the locals so that you can enjoy the authentic handicrafts for the local Uygers and know more about their daily life.
Yarkent King and Amanishan Tomb,This city forms an oasis at the western end of the Taklimakan desert as a trade center. Mainly inhabited by Turkic-speaking Muslims, it has more than 120 mosques. The Uygurs are excellent at dancing. The "12 Mukams" (opera) is an epic comprising more than 340 classic songs and folk dances. After liberation, this musical treasure, which was on the verge of being lost, was collected, studied and recorded by Amannisha who is the concubine of Yarkant King.She died aged 34.
Now is the time to say goodbye, after morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the Border based on your flight schedule.
1, Private Transportation with good AC
2, Excellent English Speaking guide
3, 3-4star hotel with breakfast listed in the itinerary
4, Entrance fee listed through out the itinerary
5, Soft sleeper train from Kashgar to Turpan
6, Travel insurance
7 Visa support letter
* 2 bottles of water each person on daily use
Entry Visa fees
Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
Guarantee: Every vehicle with good air-condition
New car within four years
Professional & experienced driver
|City||Superior class||Deluxe class||Budget class|
|Kashgar||Bacony Hotel||Tianyuan International||Qinbag Hotel|
|Urumqi||Hoitak hotel||New Times Hotek||City Grand Hotel|
|Turpan||Tuha Petroleum Hotel||Huozhou (fireland) Hotel||Jiao He Plaza|
|Kuqa||Kuqa International Hotel||Kuqa Hotel|