Urumqi to Kashgar: The Far Western Route

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Tian Shan Hevenly Lake, Urumqi, China.

Lake Tianchi is a most important landmark of the Changbai Mountain as well as a calling card of Changchun travel.

Wanda Vista Hotel Urumqi

Wanda Vista Hotel Urumqi

Urumqi, Northwestern China. While China remains popular with tourists the Western region of the world's most populous country is rarely traveled. Despite a brilliant train network which stretches across the country, places like Urumqi, with its Islamic influence remain unknown. The same can be said for a Chinese entry in to Tibet (Versus the popular Nepal-side entry).

From within the orient, Islamic influences stretch into China.

Jiayuguan Fort, silk road, Gansu Province, China

Great Wall of China / Jiayuguan Fortress century); at the west end of the Great Wall of China, near the city of Jiayuguan in Gansu province. it is one of the main passes of the Great Wall.

Nang bread is a very popular food in Urumqi, China.

Top 5 Things to Do in Ürümqi, China (There Really Aren’t Any More)

It's not really a tourist's city but you might find these five things to do in Urumqi, China enjoyable (though maybe skip the last one).

Erdaoqiao Market of Urumqi

Erdaoqiao Market of Urumqi, China