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Kashgar Prefecture

Sep9/ Sep30【Upgraded South Xinjiang In-Depth Tour】- Kashgar Old Town, Tianshan Canyon& Dessert Hiking

This upgraded 8 day adventure tour will take you to embark on an epic journey into the deepest section of south Xinjiang

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Sep9/ Sep30【Upgraded South Xinjiang In-Depth Tour】- Kashgar Old Town, Tianshan Canyon& Dessert Hiking
Sep9/ Sep30【Upgraded South Xinjiang In-Depth Tour】- Kashgar Old Town, Tianshan Canyon& Dessert Hiking

Time & Location

Sep 10, 2022, 7:00 AM GMT+8 – Sep 11, 2022, 7:00 AM GMT+8

Kashgar Prefecture, Kashgar Prefecture, Xinjiang, China

About the event

Trip Inquiry:

Telephone: 13817105549

Customer Service Wechat: OKDealTravel

Public Wechat:OKDealTravelChina

If north Xinjiang is a beautiful dream, then south Xinjiang is an exciting adventure.

Surrounded by the legendary Tianshan Mountain Range, south Xinjiang offers some of the world’s most sublime natural wonder and most fascinating multicltural history. It has cultivated 36 ancient kingdoms and carried the Silk Road’s toughest trails.

This upgraded 8 day adventure tour will take you to embark on an epic journey into the deepest section of south Xinjiang; Start in Kuqa, the ancient Kutsi kingdom, heading for precipitous Duku Highway and explore magnificent grand canyons; then drive across China’s largest and most remote desert - “Taklimakan”, the “Sea of Death” ; Discover traces of splended civilizations on the ancient Silk Road. Hike into the dersert under the night sky. Journey into the incredible Pamirs. And finish in Kashgar.

Why this Route:

\ One & Only Awesome Adventure /

Full day off-the-beaten-track hiking majestic Wensu Grand Canyon

Desert night hiking under the night sky to find "the Heart of Desert"

Explore the mysterious Dragon Lake on Tianshan Mountain, passing the famous Duku Highway

\ Immersive Cultural Exploration /

Find traces of the mysterious lost Qiuzi Kingdom in Kuqa

Learn to make exotic carpet and silk with local craftsman in Hotan

\ Hardcore Standard /

We make every detail perfect!

Trip at a Glance:

Day 1   ·Kuqa arrival

✨ Kuqa free time

🏨 5 star hotel in Kuqa

Day 2 · Kuqa -🚌1.5h- Tianshan Mysterious Grand Canyon -🚌1.5h- Dragon Lake- 🚌2h- Kuqa

Awe-inspring Duku Highway

🏨 5 star hotel in Kuqa

🚌 280km; 4-5h

🍲 breakfast | lunch

Notice: If Dragon Lake closed, you'll visit Kizil Thousand Buddha Caves insted

Day 3 · Kuqa  -🚌2.5h- Wensu Grand Canyon  -🚌2h- Alar

✨ full day hiking in wild canyons

🏨 4 star hotel in Alar

🚌 360km; 4-5h | 🥾 4-5h

🍲 breakfast

Day 4 · Alar -🚌6h- Hotan

✨ Across the "Sea of Death" - Taklimakan Desert

🏨 5 star hotel in Hotan

🚌 440km; 6-7h

🍲 breakfast

Day 5 · Hotan -🚌6h- Maigaiti

✨ Desert night hiking, bonfire, dinner

🏨 3 star hotel in Maigaiti

🚌 440km; 6-7h

🍲 breakfast | dinner

Day 6   · Maigaiti -🚌2.5h- Kashgar

✨ Kashgar Old City

🏨 5 star hotel in Kashgar

🚌 180km; 2-3h

🍲 breakfast

Day 7 · Kashgar -🚌2h- Oytak Glacier Forest Park -🚌2h- Kashgar

✨ Stunning Pamir Plateau

🏨 5 star hotel in Kashgar

🚌 280km;4h

🍲 breakfast

Notice: If Baisha Lake and Karakul Lake reopened, you'll visit them instead of the glacier park.

Day 8 · Kashgar departure

🍲 breakfast

Trip Highlights:

·1· "the Sea of Death" — the TaklimakanEnjoy a once-in-a-lifetime road trip across the biggest desert in China.

·2· Awesome Desert Base CampSpend a wonderful night in the desert for an immersive experience, dining in amazing base camp, hiking and bonfire in the desert with real Dolan Muqam artist performance.*Notice: you'll not stay overnight at the base camp.

·3· Venture into the Rugged Heartland of the PamirsDrive on the legendary Karakoram highway. Feast your eyes on lakes, snowy mountains, grasslands, glacier, and incredible mountain roads.

·4· Find Traces of Mysterious Lost KingdomsVisit three of South Xinjiang's biggest ancient cities - Kashgar, Kuqa and Hotan! Lost in exotic Central Asia world that evokes an "Arabian Nights" flavor.

·5· Discover Master Pieces of NatureHiking through magnificent desert landforms left by wind and water in the red sandstone of Wensu Canyon and Tianshan Grand Canyon. SUV 50km deep into the wild Wensu Canyon for in-depth hiking! Once-in-a-life-time experience!

Group Date/Price(rmb)/ EARLY BIRD PRICE! ONLY 6 SPOTS!

Mid-Autumn HolidaySeptember 9th-16th, 2022


National Day HolidaySep 30th - Oct 7th, 2022


October group 

October 15th-22th, 2022


Price including 

· 8 days' high standard tour bus with ample space    

· 7 nights' high standard accommodation - 5 nights at 5 star hotel, 1 night at 4 star hotel, 1night at 3 star hotel(standard twin room)    

· one-time complimentary group airport picking-up / drop-off service during designated arrival/departure time    

· 7 breakfast; 1 lunch in Kuqa and 1 outdoor dinner in desert base camp   

· professional local English tour guide*+1 tour leader from Shanghai if group reach 20people    

· all activities and tourist attraction entrance tickets   

· travel insurance    

· OKDealTravel gift pack, first-aid kit, daily water, etc    _  

not including

· main transportation (flights/train)

· single room supplement1500/1850/2000rmb(Apr/May1-Jun30&Oct15-22/Jul1-Oct7)

· the rest of the main meals

· invoice, personal expenses and unexpected expenses

· tips for tour guides and bus driver (voluntary)

Hotel Selections:

Day 1/2 in Kuqa City 5 star hotel

Day 3 in Alar 4 star hotel

Day 4 in Hotan 5 star hotel

Day 5 in Maigaiti 3 star hotel

Day 6/7 in Kashgar 5 star hotel


1. 3000rmb deposit needs to be paid when you sign up; the balance needs to be paid 7 days prior to departure.

2. Please note that hotel rooms are twin shared rooms. If you register as a solo traveler, we'll try to arrange other same gender solo guest to share the room, but if there's no other solo guest, you'll need to pay the single room supplement.

3. For detailed sign up/ rufund/ kids fee/ hotel room/safety policies, please send "3" and read it carefully.

OKDeal Travel Disclaimer:

1.OKDealTravel does not accept anyresponsibility for the following unpredictable factors or changes caused byforce majeure:

A.Due to weather and other force majeurefactors: temporary closure of the scenic spot, suspension of sightseeingvehicles and other scenic areas;

B.Seasonal landscapes that depend on weather conditions, such as snow,flowers, leaves, etc., are greatly affected by weather changes and cannot beguaranteed. The pictures in the advertisements are for reference only;

2. The availability of the hotel facilities(amenities) such as swimming pools, saunas, fitness facilities,etc., the open and closing time may be changed by the hotel;

3. The price of the self-funded items inthe itinerary, such as hot springs, cycling, fruit picking, etc., may bechanged by the local owner. The price in the advertisement is forreference only.

4. If any uncontrollable factors, suchas weather, traffic, etc., affect the itinerary, in order to ensurethe safety of travelers, the itinerary may be adjusted accordingto the actual situation.

5. The hotel single bed or double bed availability is not guaranteed.


  • September 9th-16th, 2022

    Mid-Autumn Holiday

    Sale ended
  • Sep 30th - Oct 7th, 2022

    National Day Holiday

    Sale ended
  • October 15th-22th, 2022

    Sale ended



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