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Private 4-Day Tour to Kuqa and Kashgar from Urumqi

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What to Expect

Day 1: Urumqi--Kuqa by air

Stop At: Kuqa Grand Bazar, Tuanjie New Bridge, Kuqa County 842000 China
Met and transferred to Urumqi airport from your centrally located Urumqi hotel, where you will fly to Kuqa. The flight information will be sent to you after the booking. Upon arrival, you will visit the Grand Bazaar in Kuqa.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kuqa, 5-star hotel

Day 2: Kuqa

Stop At: Kizil Thousand Buddha Caves (Kezi'er Qian Fo Dong), Kizil Town, Baicheng County 842300 China
Take 1.5-hour ride in the morning to Kizil Grottos that is one of the oldest grottos in China. There are colorful frescos and paintings in these caves to display the Jatakas stories.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tianshan Mysterious Grand Canyon, Near of 217 National Rd North, Kuqa County China
Then you will take 1-hour ride to Tianshan Grand Canyon. The 5-km long canyon is impressive for its splendid red rocks. Afterwards you will drive back to Kuqa.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kuqa, 5-star hotel

Day 3: Kuqa to Kashgar by overnight train

Stop At: Subashi Gucheng Temple, Beishan Mountain, Suburbs, Kuqa County 842000 China
You will visit the large ruin of the renown temple, Subash. The ruin displays its splendid past with the huge wall, gate, and the halls.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kuche Temple, The highest point of the Black Pier Bazaar Paha Tabaza Road, Kuqa County 842000 China
This mosque is situated in the old town of Kuqa, renown for its old buildings and the islamic court.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kuche Royal Palace, Linjilu Street, Kuqa County 842000 China
The palace was rebuilt recent years, but it is still insteresting to view the relics from Kuqa area in the museum.

Later you will catch overnight train to Kashgar for about 8 hours.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight on the soft sleeper train

Day 4: Kashgar

Stop At: Kashgar Bazaar, Kashgar 844000 China
Upon arrival, you will visit Kashgar old town. The traditional Uyghur houses are well decorated with flowers, trees, and paintings. Then you will move to the Grand Bazaar. It is interesting to explore the local shops for handicrafts, souvenirs, and scarves etc.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Id Kah Mosque, Jiefang North Road Thirsty Camel Tours, Kashgar 844000 China
Visit the old mosque in the city center. The earliest history of the mosque can be tracked back to 1442AD. You can go inside of the mosque to view the old houses.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kashgar Live Stock Market, Kashgar 844000 China
You will visit this market on Sunday only. If you want to visit here, you must ensure to get to Kashgar on Sunday. The sheep, cows, yaks, and horses are sold in the open market. Local farmers are from nearby area to sell and buy their livestocks here on Sunday.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gaotai Ancient Homes, Tuman Riverside, Southeast of old city, Kashgar 844000 China
This area is part of the old town in Kashgar. The houses are well preserved, you can wander in the narrow lanes. Afterwards you will be transferred to hotel in Kashgar where the tour concludes. We can offer a free Kashgar airport transfer for next day if you need it.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kashgar, 5-star hotel
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your centrally located Urumqi hotel pick-up is included.
Departure Time
8:00 AM
4 days
Return Details
Airport Road, Ji Chang Lu, Kashi Shi, Kashi Diqu, Xinjiang Weiwuerzizhiqu, China, 844002
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Private transportation
  • Airfare Urumqi/Kuqa(Economy Class)
  • Train ticket Kuqa/Kashgar
  • Entrance fees
  • Half twin room for each traveler
  • Entry/Admission - Kizil Thousand Buddha Caves (Kezi'er Qian Fo Dong)
  • Entry/Admission - Tianshan Mysterious Grand Canyon
  • Entry/Admission - Subashi Gucheng Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kuche Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kuche Royal Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Id Kah Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Gaotai Ancient Homes
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

The walled ancient city of Kashgar has been rebuilt with roads paved and reproduction of century old mud brick houses. The style and architecture is different from anywhere in China or central Asia. Unlike other cities in Xinjiang China, there is no over presence of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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