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Xinjiang Tours & Xinjiang Silk Road Tours 2021/2022

China Discover has rich experience in providing reliable and valuable tour holidays to Xinjiang. We have obtained 1,530+ good reviews on Tripadvisor and 3,110+ favorable customer reviews so that you can 100% rely on our tour services. To help you create wonderful moments in Xinjiang, we have designed many excellent Xinjiang tour packages for you to choose. They are all private tours, covering your own tour guide, driver, transfer, hotels, meals, activities, etc. If you have your own ideas, we can also tailor a tour according to your schedule, interests, budget and requirements. Some useful travel articles and guides are provided to help you know further about Xinjiang. Go with China Discovery to explore Xinjiang now!

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China Silk Road Tours including Xinjiang

Xinjiang could be a perfect extension of any China trip especially for trips to those destinations along the ancient Silk Road and neighboring provinces, such as the colorful Gansu, beautiful Qinghai, holy land Tibet, unique Ningxia, historical Xian, etc. If you want, you can even travel Xinjiang with Beijing’ s Great Wall, Shanghai’s modern city and watertown, Guilin’s Karst mountains, Chengdu’s Giant Panda, Zhangjiajie’s Avatar world and other popular destinations in China with our tailor-made tour packages. Below are some recommended tour packages for you to choose from. You are always welcomed to contact us to tailor a trip of your own. Start now!

Xinjiang Tours by Destinations

As the largest province in China, Xinjiang never fails to provide wonderful places to visit. No matter you are seeking for a cultural experience or a natural satisfaction, you can always find a place to go. The most classic and widely visited destinations are the capital Urumqi, cultural Kashgar and historical Turpan. It is suggested to visit at least two of them in your Xinjiang trip. The alluring Heavenly Lake is located close to Urumqi too. Kanas in northern Xinjiang is also very recommended especially for those who love landscape photography. After visiting Kanas, you can extend your nature trip to Karamay, Sayram Lake, Ili, etc. The southern Xinjiang area is full of cultural experiences especially Silk Road culture. Popular destinations are Kuqa, Taklimakan Desert, Hotan, etc. We have great tours to all above recommended destinations. Browse below tour collections to find your favorite package. You can also ask us to tailor a tour of your own if you want.

  • Kashgar
  • Urumqi & Heavenly Lake
  • Turpan
  • Kanas
  • Karakul & Tashkurgan
  • Taklamakan & Hotan
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  • Sayram Lake & Ili
Reflection of Snow Mountain on Karakul Lake

4 Days In-depth Kashgar Tour to Karakul Lake

Highlights: Karakul Lake, White Sand Lake, Id Kah Mosque, Kashgar Old Town, Kashgar Bazaar, Ancient Tea House

Discover the very essence of Kashgar, such as the Kashgar Bazaar, Old Town, Id Kah Mosque, but also enjoy a land adventure on Pamirs Plateau to encounter with the Karakul Lake and Muztagh Ata.

Charming Tajik lady in Tashkurgan

5 Days Legendary Pamirs Tour from Kashgar to Tashkurgan

Highlights: Tashkurgan Fort (Stone City), Karakul Lake, Golden Grassland, Kashgar Bazaar, Kashgar Old Town, Muztagh Ata, Id Kah Mosque

This legendary Pamirs Tour combines the Silk Road culture with Pamirs adventure perfectly. It is all-inclusive private tour package that is strongly recommended for those who are seeking for authentic culture and wild landscape.

Tashkurgan Fort (Stone City Ruin) in the morning of September

8 Days Urumqi Turpan Kashgar Xinjiang Tour - Classic Xinjiang Discovery

Highlights: Heaven lake, Bezeklik Caves, Kashgar Bazaar, Kashgar Old Town, Karakul Lake, Tashkurgan Fort, Golden Grassland, Muztagh Ata

This is the most classic and enjoyable Xinjiang tour on which you will visit the Golden Triangle - Urumqi, Kashgar and Turpan to get the best Silk Road exploration and Xinjiang's best culture and nature.

Id Kah Mosque is the most influential Islamic mosque in Xinjiang

6 Days Urumqi to Kashgar Dream Tour - Best Xinjiang Tour for the First-timers

Highlights: Kashgar Old Town, Kashgar Bazaar, Heavenly Lake, Karakul Lake, Tashkurgan Fort, Xinjiang Regional Museum, Id Kah Mosque

Urumqi and Kashgar are the two Must-go destinations for all the first-timers. They are the very essence of Xinjiang, no matter you are seeking for Silk Road history, authentic local culture, or marvelous scenery.

Aluring Heavenly Lake scenery in autumn day

5 Days Urumqi Discovery to Turpan and Heavenly Lake

Highlights: Heaven Lake, Turpan Jiaohe Ancient City, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Cave, Tuyu Valley, Flaming Mountain, Red Hill

By travelling Urumqi with the Heavenly Lake and Turpan, you are rewarded a comprehensive exploration of ancient Silk Road sites, history and culture of the whole Xinjiang region and joys of spectacular natural beauty.

Tashkurgan Fort (Stone City Ruin) in the morning of September

8 Days Urumqi Turpan Kashgar Xinjiang Tour - Classic Xinjiang Discovery

Highlights: Heaven lake, Bezeklik Caves, Kashgar Bazaar, Kashgar Old Town, Karakul Lake, Tashkurgan Fort, Golden Grassland, Muztagh Ata

This is the most classic and enjoyable Xinjiang tour on which you will visit the Golden Triangle - Urumqi, Kashgar and Turpan to get the best Silk Road exploration and Xinjiang's best culture and nature.

Urumqi city view from Red Hill Park

3 Days Classic Urumqi Tour including Heavenly Lake and Mummy Visit

Highlights: Heavenly Lake, Xinjiang Regional Museum, Grand Bazaar, Red Hill Park

Most popular Urumqi city tour to enjoy the alluring landscape of Heavenly Lake and visit the famous Loulan Princess Mummy in the museum, etc. Can be extended to Turpan, Kashgar, Kanas, etc.

Walking on the grassland of West Baiyanggou Scenic Area of Southern Pasture

4 Days Urumqi Holiday Tour with Southern Pasture Landscape and Kazak Culture Experience

Highlights: Heavenly Lake, Southern Pasture, Red Hill Park, Xinjiang Regional Museum

This is a leisure holiday in Urumqi as well as a unique Urumqi trip. It is strongly recommended for families with kids, photographer and natural lovers.

Charming Desert with Changing Colors

2 Days Turpan Short Stay from Urumqi

Highlights: Kumtag Desert,Jiaohe Ancient City, Karez System, Bezeklik Caves, Tuyugou Valley

This 3-day tour takes you to visit the Buddhist relics, city ruins, great engineering project as well as the magnificent Kumtag Desert.

Aluring Heavenly Lake scenery in autumn day

5 Days Urumqi Discovery to Turpan and Heavenly Lake

Highlights: Heaven Lake, Turpan Jiaohe Ancient City, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Cave, Tuyu Valley, Flaming Mountain, Red Hill

By travelling Urumqi with the Heavenly Lake and Turpan, you are rewarded a comprehensive exploration of ancient Silk Road sites, history and culture of the whole Xinjiang region and joys of spectacular natural beauty.

Peaceful Mazar Village in Tuyugou Valley

6 Days Urumqi Turpan Kashgar Efficient Tour - Brief Xinjiang Impression

Highlights: Heavenly lake, Tuyuk Valley, Flaming Mountain Grand Canyon, Jiaohe Ancient City, Kashgar Bazaar, Kashgar Old Town, Karakul Lake, Muztagh Ata

This is a time-and-money efficient tour on which you will start your tour from Urumqi and end in Kashgar with a well-arranged itinerary. You will have all the classic experiences in your pocket, and at the same time enjoy vacation-standard tour services. It is available all year around.

Rolling Weaves of Kumtag Desert

7 Days Urumqi Turpan Highlights Tour with Kumtag Desert Adventure

Highlights: Kumtag Desert, Heavenly Lake, Southern Pasture, Jiaohe Ancient City, Flaming Mountain Grand Canyon, Bezeklik Caves, Tuyuk Valley Mazar Village

This is a unique Xinjiang tour, covering many featured experiences in Urumqi and Turpan which are two of the most recommended destinations in Xinjiang. Rather than exploring the most famous historical and cultural sites related to Silk Road and Xinjiang history, you will also be taken to try something different, something that is out of your expectation.

Hemu - Beautiful Peak (Meilifeng) hiking

4 Days Kanas Hemu Village Best Hiking Tour

Highlights: Hemu Village Sunrise, Hiking to Beautiful Peak, Kanas Three Bays and Taiga Trail Hiking, Panoramic View of Kanas Lake

Have at least two full days hiking to the most beautiful area of Kanas, also some flexible time to explore things of your own interest. You will be accompanied by a local guide who knows the area very well so that you won’t miss out all the best experiences.

Moon Bay (autumn) - the iconic sight of Kanas

4 Days Relaxing Kanas Holiday Tour

Highlights: Kanas Lake, Three Bays (Recumbent Dragon Bay, Moon Bay and Celestial Bay), Hemu Village, Local Family Visit, Sunset, Sunrise

This is a relaxing holiday in which you will enjoy a relaxing and scenic walking around Kanas Lake to escape the crowds and explore deep wild forest, take the best photos of Kanas’ seasonal scenery at the Three Bays, stay a night in the wooden Hemu Village and soak in the amazing morning and sunset views, also experience unique Tuvas ethnic culture.

Morning mist in Hemu Village in Autumn

9 Days Kanas Lake Fairyland Tour from Urumqi

Highlights: Kanas Lake, Kanas Three Bays, Hemu Village, Rainbow Beach, Dushanzi Grand Canyon, Kumtag Desert, Tuyuk Valley, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves

You will not only explore Kanas fully, but also get rewarded by many other natural wonders, such as jaw-dropping canyons, colorful Yardang landform, wild animal reserve, etc. Drive in and out by two different routes so that all your time and efforts won’t be wasted.

Winding Kanas River in July

7 Days Classic Road Trip to Heavenly Kanas Lake

Highlights: Wu'erhe Ghost City (Yardang Landform), Kanas Lake, Kanas Three Bays, Hemu Village, Rainbow Beach, Dushanzi Grand Canyon

You will not only explore Kanas fully, but also get rewarded by many other natural wonders, such as jaw-dropping canyons, colorful Yardang landform, wild animal reserve, etc. Drive in and out by two different routes so that all your time and efforts won’t be wasted.

Charming Tajik lady in Tashkurgan

5 Days Legendary Pamirs Tour from Kashgar to Tashkurgan

Highlights: Tashkurgan Fort (Stone City), Karakul Lake, Golden Grassland, Kashgar Bazaar, Kashgar Old Town, Muztagh Ata, Id Kah Mosque

This legendary Pamirs Tour combines the Silk Road culture with Pamirs adventure perfectly. It is all-inclusive private tour package that is strongly recommended for those who are seeking for authentic culture and wild landscape.

Tashkurgan Fort (Stone City Ruin) in the morning of September

8 Days Urumqi Turpan Kashgar Xinjiang Tour - Classic Xinjiang Discovery

Highlights: Heaven lake, Bezeklik Caves, Kashgar Bazaar, Kashgar Old Town, Karakul Lake, Tashkurgan Fort, Golden Grassland, Muztagh Ata

This is the most classic and enjoyable Xinjiang tour on which you will visit the Golden Triangle - Urumqi, Kashgar and Turpan to get the best Silk Road exploration and Xinjiang's best culture and nature.

Local old men in Kuqa Old City

13 Days In-depth Xinjiang Silk Road Adventure Tour

Highlights: Taklimakan Desert, Tianshan Mysterious Canyon, Kizil Grottoes, Kuqa Grand Mosque, Kuqa Royal Palace, Subash Ruins, Hotan Museum, Kashgar Bazaar, Kashgar Old Town, Heaven lake, Karakul Lake, Tashkurgan Fort, Golden Grassland, Muztagh Ata

Follow both the southern and northern sections of Silk Road in Xinjiang, and be rewarded with splendid natural landscapes of mysterious Taklimakan Desert, azure Heavenly Lake and Karakul Lake, overwhelming Pamirs Plateau, etc. It is an in-depth Xinjiang vacation that covers vast highlighting area of Xinjiang, a memorable trip you won’t regret.

Local old men in Kuqa Old City

13 Days In-depth Xinjiang Silk Road Adventure Tour

Highlights: Taklimakan Desert, Tianshan Mysterious Canyon, Kizil Grottoes, Kuqa Grand Mosque, Kuqa Royal Palace, Subash Ruins, Hotan Museum, Kashgar Bazaar, Kashgar Old Town, Heaven lake, Karakul Lake, Tashkurgan Fort, Golden Grassland, Muztagh Ata

Follow both the southern and northern sections of Silk Road in Xinjiang, and be rewarded with splendid natural landscapes of mysterious Taklimakan Desert, azure Heavenly Lake and Karakul Lake, overwhelming Pamirs Plateau, etc. It is an in-depth Xinjiang vacation that covers vast highlighting area of Xinjiang, a memorable trip you won’t regret.

Taklimakan Desert Highway

9 Days Taklamkan Desert Ancient Silk Road Tour

Highlights: Id Kah Mosque, Taklamakan Desert, Kizil Thousand Buddha Caves

Our journey skirts around and crosses over the treacherous Taklamakan Desert. Start your tour at the provincial capital of Xinjiang- Urumqi before heading out to Kashgar, the final settlement in China before the Silk Road crossed into Central Asia.

Xinghuagou (Apricot Valley)

10 Days Stunning Ili Apricot Blossom and Naraty Grassland Tour

Highlights: Naraty Grassland, Sayram Lake, Apricot Valley, Heaven Lake, Turpan Jiaohe Ancient City, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Cave, Flaming Mountain

Starting from Urumqi, this is an incredible road trip to explore the best scenery of otherworldly Ili area, also explore Silk Road culture in Turpan. It is full of unique experiences.

Colorful Grasslands around Sayram Lake

11 Days Best Xinjiang Landscape Tour to Sayram Lake

Highlights: Sayram Lake, Karajun Grassland, Kanas Lake, Hemu Village, Wu'erhe Ghost City (Yardang Landform), Dushanzi Grand Canyon

This tour takes you to explore the most beauitufl places in Xinjiang - Sayram Lake, Karajun Grassland, Kanas Lake, Hemu Village, Wu'erhe Ghost City, etc. in an affordable way.

Xinjiang Travel Guide & Articles

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