9 Days Taklimakan Desert Trekking & Camping Tour

February 27, 2018
Xinjiang adventure tours
Our 9 day Taklamakan Desert Trekking and Camping Touris conducted in the Hotan side of the Taklamakan Desert. It is a special trekking and camping tour which requires a permit and specific arrangements. The trek is physically challenging and requires one to be physically fit.

Day 1: Hotan to Darya Buyi. Stay overnight in Darya Buyi in tent.

We Leave from Hotan in the morning to Darya Buyi by four wheel drive. We will be in Darya buyi late in the Afternoon sleep overnight in Darya Buyi and prepare for following adventure days.The meaning of Darya Buyi in Uyghur Language is side of river. The place you will be staying overnight is side of the Keriye river, you can also enjoy the locals peoples custom and landscape of the riverbed village.

Day 2: Leave from Darya Buyi to Mazar Tag by camels in the morning.

Leave from Darya Buyi to Mazar Tag in the morning, you will be enjoying sunset and sunrise in the vast Taklimakan desert and sand dunes without any grass. We will be in Mazartag 8th day of our tour. Mazartag in Uyghur language is graveyard mountain because some old tombs and mosque on top of the mountain. Mazartag is the place where two rivers on west and east side of Hotan city(karakax and Yurongkax or white jade river) join eachother then forms the Hotan river, end of the Hotan river is merges with other rivers from Kashgar and Aksu then forms Longest inland river in China or in the world which is Tarim River, Tarim river is 2073km long. Sleep overnight in Mazartag.

Day 9:Drive back to Hotan by fourwheel drive next day morning.