Visit Kashgar was a strategically important town with easy access to Central Asia and Russia.
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.
Welcome to China, our nice guide will meet you in Taxkorgan and help you make the customer clearance. Start your shoprt China tour from Kashgar the ancient city with special local cultural and ethnic characteristics along the Silk Road. Be transferred to the hotel. Relax and prepare for your Natural Wonder and Culture Adventure.
130 km from Khunjerab Pass to Tashkurgan County.
289 km from Tashkurgan County to Kashgar.
The altitude of Kashgar is 1289m.
Today we will have a short visit in Taxkorgan before head to Kashgar, a town in the far west of Xinjiang Province in China, bordering Pakistani, Tajik, and Afghani. This region is commonly known as the main road of the "old Silk Road" the main route leading from China to West Asia.
On the way, you can 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 before shuttling you onward to Kashgar.
In the afternoon,drive back to Kashgar.
190 km from Kashgar to Karakul Lake.
Today you will enjoy a full-day excursion of Kashgar. Pay a visit to Id Kah Mosque, the largest Mosque in China and the most sacred mosque for the locals to practise their Islamic activities at 09:00. Continue the visiting to Old Town at 10:30 with the open ceremony of Maxilap show. Come and join the exciting movement in this well-preserved Uighur residential area. Our speciality: Relaxing in the Hundred-years Tea house, taste the local rose tea and nang-bread!
Continue to visit Handicraft street, gathered hundreds of handicraft workshops, which has become a boutique exhibition for handicraft in Kashgar and Central Asia.
We will continue this old Road to Kyrgyzstan from the border, we will have to departure around 08:00, and arrive at customer office around 10:30 when is the begining time of working. You will cross the border around 12:30-13:30, please inform your Kyrgyzstan guide wait for you accordingly. We wish you a pleasant Kyrgyzstan Travel experience.
62 km from Kashgar to Torugart Border.
232 km from Kashgar to Irkestam Border
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
The Luxurious shuttle bus from Khunjerab Pass to Tashukurgan, Tashkurgan to Kashgar and Kashgar to Kyrgyzstan via Torugart or Irkestam Border have listed in the itinerary.
Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides (French, Italy, Russian and 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.
8, 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.
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.
Cancellation prior 15-29 days – 15% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 7-15 days – 30% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 2-7 days – 50% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 1-in the process of the tour – No refund unless it is agreed by SRT.
Silk Road Travel pays great attention to protecting your personal information and privacy. In order to provide a better service, we collect personal information with your consent, including names, ID document numbers, telephone numbers, email addresses, addresses in China, and other travel information.
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