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As the local travel agency with more than 15 years based in Urumqi Xinjiang, Xinjiang China Travel is the first and largest travel agency to provide the excellent Xinjiang Small Group Tour service with best price and private tailor-made Xinjiang Tours, designed to your interest, tastes and budget. We promise you the Xinjiang Travel Permit with efficient work and no worry arrangements.We are willing to share the authentic Xinjiang Travel experience for our distinguished clients. We will satisfy the most inquisitive travelers. More over, It is amazing to Rent a car to travel through Xinjiang with dedicate Xinjiang Travel Experts- Xinjiang China Travel.
Welcome to Xinjiang, we recommend that you join a Xinjiang group tour if you are traveling alone or with a small group of people. A group of six to fifteen people can make your Xinjiang trip much easier and more enjoyable. It’s a great way to meet people, share photos, enjoy great food together, and get great service at a lower price. With our professional team, friendly driver, easy-going local guide, you’ll definitely fulfill your imaginary Xinjiang trip. With our well-selected and starred hotels, comfortable and safe vehicles, tailor-made service, you’ll fully explore the best highlights of Xinjiang as much as possible.
As one of the top private tour operators, Xinjiang Travel Experts has taken clients to a lot of well-known destinations, historical and cultural sites, etc. we suggest popular tour itineraries and then work closely with our guests to custom create tours and stylish journeys that compliment your specific interests and desires. After all, it’s your vacation and we’ll do our best to accommodate modification of suggested tours to include other desired attractions.
Over the past years, we have been serving customers from all over the world and has helped thousands of visitors customize their fantastic and unique trip by creating ideal itineraries tailored to individual interests and preferences. Why we are your top choice? Because you will get the experience created uniquely based on your personal needs, travel without hassle as every detail is well taken care of, and will return with great and wonderful memories.
Follow us to explore the popular Xinjiang attractions and discover the essence of the heritage left by nature and history to this ancient oriental realm.
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Answers on everything from dealing with different climates and cultures, to who to call in emergency.
You can go to Pakistan via Khunjerab Pass in Kashgar, Xinjiang.
You can go to Kyrgyzstan via Irkeshtan Pass or Tuergat Port in Kashgar, Xinjiang.
You can go to Tajikistan via Karasu Pass in Kashgar, Xinjiang.
You can go to Kazakhstan via Horgos Pass at in Yining, Xinjiang.
You can go to Mongolia via Takshkent Pass in Altay, Xinjiang.
If you want to go to the Bayinbuluk, you have to apply for the travel permit. That takes at least 60 days.
If you want to visit Karakul Lake, it also asks for travel permit but easier than Bayinbuluk. Apply 7 days in advance will be better and we can help you to do it if you choose to travel with us.
Luobu People's Folk Culture Village Area and Baihaba Village are not open to Foreign tourists.
After washing your hands or face, please do not shake the water off your hands.
Most ethnic minorities in Xinjiang believe in Islam and they do not eat pork and some of them even do not drink alcohol.
When eating and having conversation with locals, do remember that spitting, sniveling, gaping, burping, and breaking wind are impolite.
To be a guest in a Uygur family, wash hands before and after the meal and dry them with a towel, but only three times.
When dining in a Uygur family, do not fiddle food on hands, do not go to the front of cookstoves, do not leave food in the bowl and do not let rice fall.
If you'd like to take photos of local people or take photos with them, you'd better ask them first.
Personal care items:
Sun cream SPF30+, moisturizing skincare products, anti-bacterial hand snitizer, wipes, basic medicines, feminine items, shaving items, etc.
Your passport or other identity documents, phone or laptop charger, power bank, waterbottle, camera, energy snack, ear plugs, etc.
Xinjiang food is characterized by roast mutton, kebabs, roast fish and hand-pulled noodles. That actually is quite different from that of the rest of China. Pull up a chair at a small Uygur restaurant, you will be treated as the most honored guest even if you don't speak the local language.
There will be a big temperature difference for day and night and in different regions in Xinjiang. For example, In summer, the daytime tempreture could be above 20℃, while it may drop below 0℃ in some areas at night. So it will be better to check the weather of your destinations separately.
The sights in Xinjiang are relatively scattered and it typically takes more than 2 hours to drive from one spot to the other. So it would be better to plan a 5 to 10 days holiday for traveling northern or southern Xinjiang. If you would like to have an in-depth Xinjiang tour including both north and south, then at least plan a 15 days trip to explore the whole region.
The best time to travel Xinjiang is from April to November. If you also like the ice and snow world in Xinjiang, then it is nice to travel to all year round.
In spring, blossom of various flowers is everywhere in Xinjiang. You will see losts of lovely flowers competing to bloom. (from March to May)
Summer is for grassland. Galloping on the vast grassland in Ili breathing the freshest air with the aroma of lavender and tasting the sweetest fruit and ice cream, you will be the happiest one in the world! (from June to August)
Go to northern Xinjiang in autum. You will enjoy the high sky and light cloud in Kanas and Hemu with the fascinating morning fog and mist. (from September to November)
Winter sports in Xinjiang is also nice to experience as the snow and ice are perfect for having these activities. (from December to next February)
It highly depends on your preference. You can find almost anything you want to experience in a trip in Xinjiang.
In south Xinjiang, you can expect the most colorful ethnic cultures. Have a cup of rose tea in the old teahouse of Kashgar Old City and appreciating the unique dancing show of local Uygur. Have a luch in the special restaurant and then go to visit the interesting livestock bazaar... The magnificent mountains and crystal-like lakes on the Pamir Plateau are also must-see things on the Karakoram Highway. Or you can even drive freely across the world's longest and earliest-built desert highway to enjoy the beauty of populus forest in Luntai...
In west Xinjiang, lovely snow mountains and beautiful lakes will fill your dreams with fairy tale. Run freely on the vast grassland which is full of little colorful wildflowers and immerse yourself in the fascinating Sayram Lake... And the most beautiful highway in China - Duku Highway will bring you to experience the four seasons of Xinjiang in a single day. Be careful that do not lost your soul in the extremely stunning scenery in west Xinjiang~
In northern Xinjiang, Kanas and Hemu are the 2 highlights. The local Tuva nomadic culture is very different from the other parts of Xinjiang as the Tuvas are living in the special wooden house. There is the only European-like place in China as the lush pine forest and continuous meadows looks very like the scenery in Switzerland. If you prefer trekking tour, northern Xinjiang should be your best choice!
Thank you for your comment! The tour package includes breakfast at hotels and a welcome dinner for our group. However, other lunches and dinners are not covered, allowing you to choose freely or seek recommendations from our local guide. In Tibet, it's a good courtesy to tip service industry workers, though not customary in mainland China. If you have more questions, feel free to ask. We're here to ensure your Tibet tour is an unforgettable experience.
Although there is no direct flight between Tibet and Bhutan, we offer two routes: Nepal - Tibet - Bhutan - Kathmandu or Nepal - Bhutan - Tibet - Kathmandu. You'll have enough time to explore these three destinations. Check out our Nepal Tibet Bhutan tours to get some travel ideas, and we can customize the trip to suit your interests. Our travel consultant will contact you with more information to arrange the best Himalayan adventure.
Do remember that there is 2hrs time difference between Xinjiang and Beijing, but the official time in Xinjiang is still Beijing Time.
The taste of Xinjiang food is usually sour, spicy, and sweet. Most dishes contain onions, chili peppers and tomatoes. If you cannot accept any of them, do remember to inform the restaurant in advance.
Xinjiang cuisine tends to have a lot of meat. If your digestive system cannot afford, don't force yourself. Vegetable and fruit are also nice choices
Except Pamir Plateau in Tashkurgan, there is almost no need to worry the high altitude sickness in other regions of Xinjiang.
There may be some security checks in Xinjiang. But don't worry, just regular checks like you have experienced in train stations and airports. Just cooperate and be patient so that the procedures will go smoothly and quickly.
Check the Blog of Xinjiang here, our team members keep updating the tour news, information, tips of travelling to different destinations, some of the blogs may help you organize your tour.