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Ancient Silk Road in Xinjiang, China

thirty-minute drive northeast from the Turpan county, Turpan 838000, China
+86 773 382 1157
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Silky

The Silk Road goes for thousands of miles and the Xinjiang portion of it is a place of wonder... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
JGDynamo
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Halifax Region, Canada
Chinese Silk Road Tour

We got back from a wonderful 10 day/9 night tour of the Chinese Silk Road cities. Since our tour... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
chungylau
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Sunnyvale, California
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Grape valley, gifted with Uyghur ethnic flavor, is a important station along ancient Silk Road from Xi'an to Lanzhou & Xinjiang, China
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thirty-minute drive northeast from the Turpan county, Turpan 838000, China
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+86 773 382 1157
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

The Silk Road goes for thousands of miles and the Xinjiang portion of it is a place of wonder. Having read and researched a lot about the former Silk Road it is magnificent to see parts of it in person and this was no exception....More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

We got back from a wonderful 10 day/9 night tour of the Chinese Silk Road cities. Since our tour was in early to mid-October, we started from Urumqi, and traversed the Hexi Corridor in the east direction, stopping in Turpan, Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Jiayuguan, Zhangye and...More

6  Thank chungylau
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Such a beautiful part of china, rich in food, culture and sight seeing, So much to see and do in the Turpan Desert Area, it truly is spectacular, But as typical of most china Don't expect above 3 star service in anything, do your research...More

2  Thank Mem A
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

We were taken for a day trip to this wonderful part of Xinjaing, The drive was appox 3 hrs, warm gear is required this time of the year Oct, plenty of snow at the 2250 meters mark. You will see camel trains that ply the...More

1  Thank Mal M
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

Urumuqi, Hami, Turpan was really great and beautiful places. These ancient unique places worth a visit.

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Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Urumqi , the very north west region of China and was taken in by how this city was built out of a desert region . The high buildings and good roads with magnificent shopping centres and resteraunts was indeed an eye opener....More

1  Thank Mal M
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Reviewed 15 October 2014

We traveled to Xinjiang province through China Odyssey Tours. Amazing company that will make sure you are well taken care of while you are in China. This was the most interesting part of our trip. We visited Urumqi, Turpan and Kashgar. I felt like I...More

3  Thank Maria R
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

This is really Central Asia disguised as China, with the exception of Urumchi, which is very much like other Han Chinese cities, with high-rise apartment houses, a population of more than 2 million people, horrible traffic and glitzy shopping malls. The Sunday Animal Market in...More

4  Thank Suzanne95001
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

The travel along Xinjiang Province comprising the route of the Gobi Desert , the beautitful Kanas North western lake , the moon lake, the China Ghost Town, Turpan the grape paradise, the Mugao Grotto of thousands of caves with the Buddhist sculptures , the paintinsg...More

5  Thank SCHERER111
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Whatba fabled trail, thousands of years old and toady it can be travelled in style? Themustvsee places are Turpan, Kashgar and the Karakoram Highway to Pakistan. The Takla Markan Desert is every where,Mary,mstony and windy... Perilous for travelers on. Camels and donkeys trading silk. Go...More

2  Thank Peter D
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kmali2016
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Tks. We need assistance. Plan to do it in April 2017. We are a group going to explore the ancient and new Silk Road. From Xian to Gwadar. The southern arm of the Silk Road. Need help with the China portion. Want to do it by... More
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