Paul H

November 7, 2017

I was a lone traveller but this was no problem either for the Kashgar Guide Company or myself. Abdul consistently responded quickly and most helpfully to initially e-mails and then via WeChat, to all of my questions / concerns; the arrangements being much complicated because of sudden changes in regulations. However Kashgar Guide / Abdul came through with all the required documents in time for me to make a most splendid two day trip to Tashkurgan (spending one night at the Crown Inn) stopping at beautiful Karakul lake on the way. The drive and scenery is stunning as well as being of great interest; the road building feat also being worthy of note alone. The tour and stops were conducted at my pace, never did I feel hurried. Tashkurgan city and the ancient Stone City if found fascinating. I also completed another two day trip, being driven from Urumqi to Turpan to stay one night, meeting Anwar a friendly knowledgeable English speaking local guide in Turpan. This tour again was impeccably organised with visits to the Karez, Tuyu Valley, Qocho ancient city, Thousand Buddha caves, Turpan Minaret and Yar City. Each and every site was a fascinating insight into this area of Xinjiang. The hotel booked for me in Turpan was also excellent. So a highly recommended company who also incidentally (for a fee) collected me from the airports at both Kashgar and Urumqi bringing along a member of the Company as well as the driver to discuss final arrangements. Most enjoyable I hope to one day return.

Paul H from UK (Source of the review is Kashgar Guide TA listing)