Welcome to Xinjiang - China’s far-flung and restive western frontier province. The culture between Xinjiang and other cities in China are what make this province so attractive to travelers. There is much to entice Silk Road travelers here, including ruined desert cities, camel treks, bustling bazaars and a fascinating mix of peoples, as well as the equally awesome landscapes.
We offer a wide range of Xinjiang Tours for you whilst ensuring all the smaller details are taken care of, leaving you free to relax and enjoy the experience. Besides, you can also customize your own trip by telling us your ideas, and we'll take care of the rest for you.
Recommended Xinjiang Tour Packages
Here are the classic travel routes in Xinjiang. You can either join in an excellent tour to start your exploration and your stravel stories with like-minded travlers.
13-Day South Xinjiang Silk Route In-depth Exploration TourView Details
Urumqi - Turpan - Korla - Kuqa - Aksu - Hotan - Kashgar
Travel Xinjiang by Themes
The multiethnic culture and diverse terrains of Xinjiang offer tourists different options for travel. With years of Xinjiang tour running experience, we provide you with the most popular thematic tours across Xinjiang. From the exploration of the ruins and vibrant villages and mosques along Silk Road to scenic tour to Tianchi Lake and Karakul Lake, and classic overland road trip from Kashgar to Lhasa, etc. you won’t miss the highlights of exotic Xinjiang.
Most Asked Questions about Xinjiang Travel
1. What are the top things to do in Xinjiang?
Basically, 4 major regions should not be missed, i.e. Urumqi, Turpan and Kuqa and Kashgar. And some of the landmark attractions to visit include Tishan Tianchi Lake, Xinjiang Uighur Region Museum, and Jiaohe Ruins and Karez Well, Flaming Mountain, and Grape Valley, Tianshan Grand Canyon and Id Kah Mosque and Karakuri Lake, etc. If you have enough time, enjoying to epic overland road trip from Kashgar all the way to Lhasa is also highly recommended.
2. When is the best time to travel Xinjiang
Traditionally, the high season of Xinjiang tour starts from May to Sept, especially from July to Sept. It’s a time when fruits become ripe and weather gets cooler. It’s a perfect time to explore old sick road and experience the exotic Islamic bazaars, etc.
3. Where should I go? Southern Xinjiang VS Northern Xinjiang ?
Well, it depends on your interest and physical condition. Overall, the northern Xinjiang is for landscape such as Tianchi, Kanas Lake and Kalajun Prairies while the southern Xinjiang is mainly for cultural and historical heritage, such as ruins of old silk road and mosque. Meanwhile, the climate in southern Xinjiang is much hotter than northern Xinjiang due to Taklimakan desert.
4. Do I need a permit to visit Kashgar?
No, you don’t need a permit to visit Kashgar, with the exception of Bayanbulak Grassland National Nature Reserve.
5. If I have only 5 days to spend in Xinjiang, how should I plan the tour?
Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang and Turpan are the best choice and you can visit some of the top attractions in Xinjiang.
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