Sing & Dance Your Way Through Xinjiang's Beauty on Private Guided Tours

Xinjiang is a highly praised city located in the northwest of China. It is renowned as the "Home of Singing and Dancing"   for its unique folk culture and custom all of which you can experience on private guided tours.  

This vast, sparsely populated city is one of the most famous stops along the "Silk Road" as it is abundant in tourist attractions.  Tourists travel to visit the popular spots on the mountains, deserts, lakes and grasslands. 

There are sightseeing tours to the Tianchi Lake where visitors can witness real natural beauty or to the Xinjiang regional museum, where one can explore China's history and see the well-preserved mummies of ancient people.  

No matter how you decide to spend your time in Xinjiang, you are sure to get value for your money and an experience of a lifetime. The locals are renowned for their kindness, honesty and are most welcoming to tourists, which gives your trip that little bit extra.

Let the activities begin!
8 Day Silk Road Highlights Tour from Urumqi
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Silk Road Highlights Tour views the must-see sites on the Silk Road including Urumqi, Turpan, Kashgar, Jiayuguan. You will acquire quick information in a short time.

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8 days Scheduling Shared Tour Xinjiang
Private China Silk Road 11 Day Tour From Beijing To Kashgar
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This 10-night Silk Road private tour takes you to explore the Chinese section of ancient Silk Road from Beijing to Xian, Dunhuang, Turpan and Kashgar.

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Heavenly/Tianchi Lake
1 Heavenly Lake holds an ancient story that it was once a fairyland where heavenly queen lived. It ranks as a No.1 resort in Xinjiang and popular for sightseeing tours. Summer is best time visit as the weather is warm and cruises and boat tours are at a peak. Enjoy a guided tour of this marvellous place and soak up the beauty of the flourishing plants, inverted reflection of snow mountains and the blooming flowers around the lake.
Xinjiang Regional Museum
2 Explore the Xinjiang Regional Museum on a privately guided tour, and you will not be disappointed. It is an integrated museum that is decorated beautifully in Uygur style and is home to more than 5,000 history relics and arts. There are three exhibition halls: The Ethnic Exhibition, the History Relics Exhibition and the Mummy Exhibition. Each exhibition offers its own unique and wonderful story. 
Id Kah Mosque
3 Go on guided tour to the Id Kah Mosque, the largest mosque in China, and also one of three largest in central Asia. Located in Kashgar, the Id Kah Mosque is an extraordinary and holy land for Muslims. Muslims come to pray and worship daily, and it is a good idea to dress respectively when visiting, (no shorts and have a headscarf if you wish to look inside the mosque.) It was once an Islamic school where many scholars graduated.  
Jiaohe Ancient City
4 Renowned as "perfect ruin of earth building"the Jiaohe Ancient City is a spectacular place to see. Take a fascinating sightseeing tour to experience the two thousand-year-old, well-preserved buildings. What is so special about this attraction is that these earthly buildings were once the capital city of the former Cheshi State. Explore the 700 households that belonged to 6,500 residents and 85 soldiers.
Kanas Lake
5 Located at the Altay Mountain, north of Burqin County is Kanas Lake. A popular place for sightseeing tours where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and join the summer activities that are held every year. The meaning of Kanas is "beautiful, rich and mysterious" a that is exactly what this place is. The lake was formed by a movement of a glacier over 200 years ago and changes colour as the weather and seasons change. 
Narati Scenic Spot
6 The Narati Scenic Spot is situated in the hinterlands of Tianshan Mountain. Sitting to the east of the Ili River, this tourist attraction covers an area of 400 square meters and has an altitude of 1,800 meters. Witness the beauty of the Narati mountain on the three sides of the river, the abundant vegetation, deep canyons, historical sites and the folk customs. Book a guided tour to this great pasture of ancient times.
Karakul Lake
7 Located 190km outside of Kashgar city is Karakul Lake. Another popular tourist attraction that is seated at the foot of the Muztagh Ata mountain(7546m). Take a super sightseeing tour here to explore the highest lake of the Pamir Plateau. Karakul Lake is surrounded by three giant mountains that are snow covered throughout the year. It features a fantastic combination of snow mountain and lake views.
Kumtag Desert Scenic Spot
8 The landform of the Kumtag Desert Scenic Spot is situated in the east of Xinjiang. It became a national park in 2002 and is open to the public to walk, explore and reap the benefits of healing for ailments such as rheumatism and back ache from the hot sand. With an area of 1,880sq km, it is expected to be the world's largest national Park. Take a sightseeing tour to experience the barren yellow sands various shapes.  
Jiangbulak Scenic Spot
9 You will not be down hearted when you go on a sightseeing tour of Jiangbulak Scenic Spot. Situated to the south of Qitai County (about 6km) this famous landform is a vast grassland with beautiful landscapes. The best time to visit Jiangbulak Scenic Spot is during the summer when the weather is at its finest. Visitors will not be disappointed when witnessing the beautiful natural scenery, the various flowers and crystal lakes.  
Sayram Lake
10 Known as the 'Pearl on the Silk Road, Sayram Lake is the largest and highest alpine lake in Xinjiang. It is the last place the warm air current of the Atlantic Ocean reaches and why it is known as the "Atlantic Ocean's last teardrop". A guided tour will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed as this oval shaped lake is a clear and peaceful lake with flocks of swans and ducks. A destination not to be missed.

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