Embark on a walking tour in Kashgar to explore the fantastic part of the old city with a local Uyghur guide. From City Square to old town, handicrafts street, Id Ghar Mosque, prepare to be profoundly impressed by what you see.
What to Expect
At 10.00 am, meet at the Bank of China at People's Square, your guide will meet you here to start the walking tour. You can take photos for the big statue of Chairman Mao before walking to the Kashgar old town to immerse yourself in the local lifestyle. Wander around local streets and browse through shops.
From Kashgar old town, you will walk to the Handicraft Street to see local workshops producing music instruments, tools, bronze vessels for food etc. At the end of the walk is Id Ghar Mosque, which is the biggest mosque in Xinjiang. Enter the mosque at non-praying time to appreciate its architecture and decor.
Lunch is arranged at a local Uyghur’s house for you to taste authentic and traditional Uyghur food including nang bread, hand-stretched noodles, and pilau etc.
In the afternoon, you will have plenty of time for shopping at the Grand Bazaar, which is well known in Central Asia for its colorful and lively market. It has been two thousand years since the inception of Kashgar Grand Bazaar. Located at the crossroads, you will find a diverse crow from all over central Asia. After the bazaar, it is the end of the tour, you can take taxi back to your hotel.
- Local guide
- Lunch at local Uyghur house
- Entrance fees for old town and Id Ghar Mosque
- Bottled water
Know Before You Go
• Vegetarian food is available, please advise when you book the tour