Things to Do in Xinjiang

Xinjiang is such a vast region that offers too many attractions to see, and too many interesting activities to explore. As the most important part of ancient Silk Road, there were many civilizations originated from here, which left us many hitorical sites and buildings. Due to its spectacular geography condition, Xinjiang also features in amazing nature views, such as plateau lakes, snow mountains, desert, flaming mountains, etc. Besides, more than 40 ethnic groups live here which have preserved their tradition very well.

Xinjiang Travel Map

Bazzar Shopping

No.1 Bazzar Shopping

Every Sunday is the busiest day for shooping in Xinjiang, which local people call it - Sunday Buzzar. Xinjiang Grand Bazzar(Xinjiang International Fair Trade Market) is the largest bazzar in the world as well as the centre of Xinjiang ethnic trading and entertainment. Ethinic handcrafts and local delicacy are most popular among travelers. The famous Hetian Jade is produced in Xijiang. The top handcrafts are: Xinjiang carpet, Ed lai silk, jade carving, Kumul paper-cut and flowered hats.

Sand Therapy

No.2 Sand Therapy

Due to the spectacular climate and geography condition in Turpan, Xinjiang, people here created Sand Therapy hundreds years ago. Burying into heated sand, under mixed effect of the sunshine, sand heat, arefaction, pressure and magnetic force, Sand Therapy is a valid way to cure some chronic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, hemiplegy, high blood pressure and neurasthenia. Turpan Sand Therapy Health Center is the most popular among travelers. Best time to have a sand therapy is from June to Auguest.

Recommended Xinjiang Tours

Top 3 Xinjiang tours chosen by most customers to explore Xinjiang in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.

Xinjiang Regional Museum
5 Days Urumqi City Discovery Tour

Urumqi

Id Kah Mosque
5 Days Urumqi and Kashgar Tour

Xinjiang

Mogao Caves
12 Days Silk Road Tour from Beijing

Beijing / Xian / Dunhuang / Turpan / Urumqi

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