We offer private guided tours on the Silk Road and Xinjiang for families and small groups. You will get great service, flexible itineraries at a comfortable pace – all tailor-made to suit your needs. We collaborate with other guides who speak many languages besides English. We’ve chosen them not only based on their deep knowledge of the region, but also for their warmth and communication skills.
All of our travel services are coordinated with licensed local Tour Operators and are based on guests’ interests rather than a commercial activity. Our main focus is to make our guests safe and comfortable and to share with them all the knowledge passed down through generations that cannot be found in a guide book. Welcome your feedback to improve our service quality and expand our business, so please feel free to send us your comments and questions. We hope to meet you in our beautiful land & share our knowledge with you in the near future.
Xinjiang is a vast region with many different attractions and climates. We are here to help you customize your tour to explore the region in a way that is best suited for your interests. Please complete the form below carefully and completely so that we can best serve your needs.
Our personal tour guides are local Uyghurs who know the area well, have a full knowledge of Uyghur culture, history and religion. They all speak English well and have good communication and interpersonal skills, which will make your tour more enjoyable. All our guides have at least 3 years of experience in tourism. We know that it is a rare opportunity for you to visit the Silk Road and especially Xinjiang. It is our pleasure to make your tour informative, comfortable, enjoyable and memorable.
We rent different types of vehicles with experienced drivers that are professional and focused on your safety. They are experienced and certified by The Tourism Bureau of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Our vehicles are in good condition with air-conditioning for your comfort.
We offer electronic tickets for all Chinese airlines. These allow you to travel with a valid ID/Passport without a paper ticket. An e-ticket confirms your airline ticket purchase without requiring a paper record.
In order to get lowest fare possible for domestic airlines, we recommend you purchase tickets at least 2 to 3 weeks prior to your departure. For international flights, we recommend 4 weeks advance notice.
Please also note that discounted tickets usually have the most restrictions which means cancellations and changes are either not allowed or will lead to additional costs. We would be happy to help you book domestic tickets at a competitive price. For this service we charge a small per-ticket service fee.
We have good working relationships with the hotels in Xinjiang and along the Silk Road. We can book rooms to meet your needs, including non-smoking rooms, or any other special requests.
YYou should know that most of the hotels in Xinjiang and China ask for a deposit when you check into the hotel. There is no fixed rate for the deposit and regardless of the amount requested; you can usually negotiate to minimize the deposit to about 100RMB per room. Your deposit will be refunded when you check out.
There are some locations which require tourists to get travel permits before they arrive at their destination. We are here to help you efficiently procure the appropriate permit or government letter. We can also arrange permits to and from Kyrgyzstan through the Torgat pass. Please e-mail or call to us and let us know where and when you want to visit so that we can help you with relevant permits and letters.
As locals, we can help you find the best places to buy souvenirs, ensuring the best prices and quality. The region is known for carpets, jade, musical instruments, hand crafted knives and embroidery. We can also help you with shipping to any country in the world.
Please note that bargaining is a common thing in most of the places in China. Depending it always helps to know a local person who knows where to find good quality products and knows the best prices.
IIIf you are unable to make it to Xianjiang, or missed something on your visit, we can also ship any of the local goods available in the region to your home country.
We are pleased to pick up, transport and check in all our guests who make their tour arrangements with us. For those who prefer to travel more independently, we are also pleased to help you with your accommodations and/or transfer you to your pre-booked hotel. If you wish to explore the sites and city on your own, we are happy to offer assistance at the airport, railway station or bus station.