On this private tour, get to know the soul of the Kashgar that interest you the most. Your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 10:00am, Your tour will begin with a visit of Kashgar Old Town.
Everyday at 10:30am,there is an"Open City" ceremony which including the dancing and singing performance,after enjoy the short performance, you will start to explore this 2000-year-old ancient city which full of customs, stories and homes. You will gets the sense of what this legendary Central Asian hub was like in the days when the Silk Road was at its zenith. Accompanied by your guide, you will get to visit the small alleys to look at the characteristic Uygur residences. You will experience and enjoy the culture and history that has been retained in the small alleys and deep courtyards. In the alleys on platforms beside the residence you could marvel at the even more ancient primitive workshops for hand-made earthenware.
Then continue to the Id Kah Mosque which is typical of Uygur Islamic architecture. Being one of the largest mosques in China, it can accommodate up to 20,000 people for religious holidays or the Friday prayers. The mosque is busy and its vast esplanade serves as a meeting place.
Anybody who plans to travel to Xinjiang knows that Xinjiang cuisine is going to be a memorable part of their journey.And Xinjiang has the reputation of "the Town of Singing and Dancing" since ancient times. You will have lunch in a high class Uygur restaurant,while eat the authentic Uygur food enjoy the singing and music performance.This will be a wonderful experience during the tour.You can go and join the dance if you want.
Then you will exploring the famous Apakh Hoja Tomb.This Mazar is the holiest place in Xinjiang for the Muslims, and an architectural treasure. The site is also known as the Xiang Fei (Fragrant Concubine) Tomb in memory of Abakh Khoja’s granddaughter, Iparhan, who was the Fragrant Concubine of Emperor Qianlong of Qing Dynasty.
Finally you will visit the Kashgar Grand Bazaar.Here everything is traded: silks, carpets, food stuffs to suit local and foreign tastes, domestic kitchenware of both a generic plastic and delicately handcrafted ceramic variety, and Western and local fashion apparel.The Kashgar Bazaar provide an unrivalled people watching opportunity; a glimpse into dozens of lives, at every stage of life. There are few better ways to start to understand a foreign culture, than to visit a bustling market.Your tour guide will advise you on how to bargain with the local vendors, so you can enjoy the fun and interest of bartering for the best prices.You may not walk out carrying bags full of souvenirs but you’ll have a memory that will stick with you much longer.
After finish your shopping, your guide will take you back to your Kashgar Hotel.