The price is based on 2persons in a private tour for 4star hotel.

● Visit Kashgar was a strategically important town with easy access to Central Asia and Russia.

● Experience the incredible Sunday Market in Kashgar, it still keeps the way of trading as thousand years ago practised in the ancient Silk Route.

● Wandering in the Kashgar Old Town, take the photo of lovely kids, chat with the locals, and admire the craftsmen.

● Amazed by the fantastic landscape of Pamir Plateau on the way to Karakul Lake.

● Getting close to Id Kah Mosque, which is the largest mosque in China, and one of the three largest in middle Asia.

● Wandering in the Kashgar Old Town, take the photo of lovely kids, chat with the locals, and admire the craftsmen.


Day 1Kashgar Arrival

Fly from your city to the most exotic Kashgar, a city with the Tianshan Mountains in the north, the Pamirs in the west, the Karakorum Mountains in the south, and the Taklamakan Desert in the east. When arrival, your friendly guide and driver will meet you at the airport with a welcome board. Then driving about 20-30mins to the downtown hotel for check in and rest.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Kashgar
Altitude: 1289m
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Day 2Kashgar City Tour, Sunday Market

Today meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby, then we will do full day Kashgar city excursion. we will visit the Idigar Mosque, the largest Mosque in China and the most sacred mosque for the locals to practise their Islamic activities. around 10:30 we have to visit the Old Town when the open ceremony ready to greeting all the tourists with the culture show, further exploration to the special culture and experience the lifestyle. Lunch arranged in the local Restaurant. We will pay a visit to the famous Sunday bazaar that is combined two section. The covered bazaar sells the clothing, nuts, household goods and many things out of your imagination. The outdoor Animal Bazaar is the first bazaar we visit, where the farmers and buyers arriving by donkey cart, truck, bicycle, horseback, motorbike or on foot, with their animals. It's loud, lively and cheerful as they arrive. It is quite interesting to witness their typical methods of bargain. Kashgar city tour ends with the wandering to the bustling Handicraft street, dazzling jewelry, primitive pottery,unique musical instrument, daily resources of the locals. 

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Kashgar
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1289m
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Day 3Karakul Lake & Bulongkol Lake, then drive to Taxkorgan

Driving on the China and Pakistan Highway. You can enjoy the magnificent Bulongkol Lake also known as Baisha Mountain (white Sand Mountain) is located in the Pamir Plateau, a large plateau in the Pamir mountain range at an altitude of about 3500 to 5000m with mountains up to more than 7000m, located next to the Karakoram Highway, so it is one of the must stop spot on the way to Karakul lake and Taxkorgan. This view shows the central part of the plateau from the southeast covering Tajikistan  in the center, Eastern China on the right and Afghanistan as well as northern Pakistan on the foreground left. Experience beautiful Karakul Lake where the herds of livestock around the lakeside are reflected in lake Kirghiz herdsmen usually settle down and graze their herds. The following day will be spent exploring the stunning landscape surrounding the highway, then drive to Taxkrogan County for overnight stay.

Traffic: Car (320kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Taxkorgan
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 3100m
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Day 4Taxkorgan Stone Fortress, Golden Grassland, back to Kashgar

Today you will visit the Stone Fortress. The city is oval in shape and the city walls were built with sun-dried bricks on stone foundation. It is 1285 metres in circumference outside. Over the past few years, new wooden pathways have been constructed to allow tourist to walk these beautiful grasslands, known as the Golden Grassland. From here you can get even better photos of the Stone Fortress. Thereafter, we will drive back to Kashgar.

Traffic: Car (320kms)
Hotel: Overnight in Kashgar
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1289m
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Day 5Hiking in Shipton Arch

Enjoy your breakfast then to visit Shipton Arch, the first activated stone Museum of geological movement change in China and an excellent Global Geopark. It has a total length of about 30 kilometers, with high cliffs on both sides, just like a mountain torn apart by force. At the same time, the mountain changes in different periods of the Grand Canyon have recorded the whole process of the geological crustal movement in Xinjiang in the past 400 million years, which can be called the living fossil exhibition hall and Geological Museum of the geological crustal changes in China and even the world.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Kashgar
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1289m
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Day 6Depart from Kashgar

Today you will be transferred to the airport and back to your sweet home, wish you have a pleasant home journey.

Traffic: Car
Hotel: Overnight in Kashgar
Meals: Breakfast
Altitude: 1289m


  • Private transportation through out the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.

  • Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.

  • All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary

  • Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides (French, Italy, Russian, German can be arranged per your request)

  • Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.

  • Travel and health insurance when travel with us.

  • A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.


  • International and domestic flights not indicated.

  • Food, Lunch or dinner not specified

  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers

  • Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned


  • We will upgrade trains to 1st class where available if book the tour 5 months in advance of departure.

  • There is no problem to travel Silk Road during Ramadan.

  • Complimentary 2 bottles of water each person on daily use.


We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.


All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.


Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.

Climate and Altitude

Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct are the best time to visit Silk Road. And we strongly suggest you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. No need to worry about high altitude along the Silk Road. We will prepare Oxygen bags if the package includes Xiahe, Qinghai Lake and Taxkorgan County.

We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.

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