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    • VOA to shenzhen

      Shenzhen Oct 18, 2016 at 8:55 PM

      Hi, I am Indonesian. I will go to Shenzhen via Hongkong in December 2016 with my family,
      is Visa On Arrival (VOA) still available?
      Please kindly advise . Thanks.

    • travel to Luang Namtha

      Kunming Oct 18, 2016 at 3:22 AM

      In December we would like to travel from Kunming to Luang Namtha. To save time, we would like to hire a car and driver. Does anybody know approximate cost, time of travel and possible companies to contact please.
      Many thanks

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      Anyang Oct 8, 2016 at 10:44 AM

      i would like to go away on vacation in DECEMBER-JANUARY. i can leave as early as DECEMBER 10, 2016 and return at the latest on JANUARY 8, 2017. i would like to go somewhere SUNNY and HOT, preferably with a BEACH, and NOT (TOO) EXPENSIVE. i would be travelling alone. i am not too fussy about the destination, but a basic minimim would be nice. is there a website that has special deals with last-minute deal on 'surprise' destinations? i heard about that some time ago, but i am not sure where. thanks in advance!
      p.s. i would be leaving from MONTREAL, QUEBEC.


    • Manufacturers carved wooden french style table legs

      China Oct 15, 2016 at 9:45 PM

      Where can I get info regarding factories in China who manufacture carved wooden table legs. It must be accessible from Hong Kong by train. I search but need more info.
      Regards Elze

    • Internet and tours

      Xi'an Sep 30, 2016 at 7:40 AM

      I will be in Xian from 9-15 October this year. I have a few questions:
      - is there a need to configure my Samsung Note to access internet?
      - is it cheaper to use private taxi/driver or to join advertised tours on viator for two senior travellers
      - how to get to Citadines Central Aparthotel from Xian airport?

      Appreciate advice. Thank you.

    • Beijing Capital International Airport

      Beijing Shi Sep 26, 2016 at 7:05 AM


      Do you think 60 minutes is enough for international transfer in Terminal 3 at Capital Airport?
      I am landing at 12:25 and the connecting flight is at 13:25, so I have exactly 60 minutes.

    • Best day trip to see the Great Wall

      China Oct 1, 2016 at 6:12 AM

      Hello, we are traveling to Bejiing next week for several days (I know it will be busy as it is a national holiday), but want to know recommendations for best experiences at the Great Wall. We have looked at several tour agencies, it is advised to take a tour with a guide? If so, is it possible to book the trip from our hotel once we arrive, or do we need to book ahead of time? recommendations? thank you.


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      Looking for a good Day tour to Karakul Lake & Karakoram HWY

      Urumqi Sep 6, 2016 at 11:58 PM

      I am going to be in Kashgar from Sep 24 - 27 - looking for a day tour to Karakul Lake & Karakoram HWY. Any recommendations please? Or would it be better if I just organize it once I get there?

      1 Answer Sep 9, 2016 at 5:56 PM
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      Prepaid Sim Card in XinJiang

      Urumqi Sep 6, 2016 at 11:56 PM

      Hi! I am going to Urumqi on Sep 21. Does anyone know where I might be able to buy a prepaid sim card? (for my iphone 6 - with data plan) Thank you!

      7 Answers Sep 15, 2016 at 8:06 PM
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      Karakorum Highway

      Kashgar Jun 6, 2015 at 1:23 AM

      Is it possible to go by public bus from Kashgar to Gilgit? If so also in December? And are there any Permits needed?

      4 Answers Jun 6, 2015 at 9:14 AM
    • Travel safety

      Kashgar Aug 8, 2014 at 9:37 AM

      Planning a visit to Kashgar in November. What are the risks: high or low? 4 definitely European faces.

      1 Answer Aug 8, 2014 at 6:14 PM
    • What is the best route to fly from the US to Karamay?

      Karamay Jul 31, 2014 at 9:58 AM

      What is the best route to fly from the US to Karamay? I can not seem to find an airline that serves this city.

      2 Answers Jul 31, 2014 at 12:58 PM
    • Best Airline for Travel

      Karamay Jul 31, 2014 at 9:49 AM

      Who flies into Karamay

      3 Answers Jul 31, 2014 at 10:59 PM
    • Best Airline for Travel

      Karamay Jul 31, 2014 at 9:48 AM

      What is the best way to fly from the US to Karamay? I can find no one who flies there. Any help with locating airlines would be appreciated.

      5 Answers Aug 4, 2014 at 3:45 AM
    • safe, now?

      Urumqi May 24, 2014 at 11:22 PM

      I'm planning to go to travel in Xinjiang with my mother.
      I had already got plane tickets and can't cancel.
      I worry whether we can travel there safely.
      But I can't get enough information about them.
      How are things going?

      7 Answers Sep 2, 2014 at 11:27 AM
    • Is it good to backpack Kashgar during the month of July - August?

      Kashgar Apr 28, 2014 at 12:21 AM

      Hello everyone!

      I heard that the weather can get very hot during the month of July towards September. Would need some local expertise on that!

      Many thanks! :)

      ChoongChing (Malaysia)


      18 Answers Aug 2, 2014 at 9:42 PM
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      5 years china Visa

      Kashgar Feb 5, 2014 at 12:50 AM

      Someone told me that, China has operated a project, as far this projects concern its about the foreigners who wants to live in Kashgar, the project name is Guangzhou metro city, which chinese government wants to start in Kashgar. Would anyone give me some information about that?

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      Hangzhou -Yiwu - Hangzhou

      Yiwu Oct 8, 2013 at 8:59 AM

      I would like to know what will be the best way to go to Yiwu from HZ . How many train / bus station in HZ and Yiwu . Which station should I go from and stop at ?

    • Urumqi Visa Agency Question

      Urumqi Sep 18, 2013 at 6:48 AM

      I need to apply for a transit visa for Turkey however, I live in Urumqi and the closest embassy or consulate is in Beijing. It seems that this application must be made in person, however it is a long way for me to travel. It turns out that if you give power of attorney (vekalet) to a person they are able to make the application on your behalf. Does anyone know of a trusted service in Urumqi able to help me on this matter?

      1 Answer Sep 26, 2013 at 12:19 AM
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      urumqi airport

      Urumqi Aug 8, 2013 at 2:59 AM

      I am visiting Shanghai via Urumqi. Can any1 help me with urumqi airport. is there any wifi zone?

      1 Answer Sep 4, 2013 at 5:48 AM
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      backpacking travel

      Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Province Jul 18, 2013 at 7:49 AM

      I am planning to go for Xin jiang for about 3 weeks as a solo travel. Since the province is very big I want to go to central North,south and east Xin jiang. Any one suggest how am i supposed to travel economically and what are the most interesting places i shouldn't miss??? Thank you in an advance.

      3 Answers Sep 4, 2013 at 6:45 AM
    • Cozy and traditional guest house in Kashgar

      Kashgar Jul 15, 2013 at 8:51 AM

      Hi, I'm going to Kashgar this weekend and I'm looking for a place to stay. Not a big Hotel but something more typical and traditional at a decent price 200-400 rmb per night (with hot shower..).

      1 Answer Jul 17, 2013 at 2:08 AM
    • Pakistan visa for chinese national in urumqi

      Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Province Jul 2, 2013 at 6:17 AM

      Hello, i got married to pakistan boy.... i need visa. can i get visa through some agent or i must go beijing to get visa

      1 Answer Jul 2, 2013 at 9:11 AM
    • where permits are necessary in Xinjiang?

      Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Province Jun 27, 2013 at 3:08 AM

      I wondering where permits are necessary in Xinjiang? I' d like to know if I (Vietnamese tourist) have Chinese visa and want to go to some places of Xinjiang such as : Urumqi, Buerqin, Kanas, Kuqa, Korla, Kashgar, Karakul lake, Turpan, Hotian, Aksu... , do I need to get special extra traveling permit or not? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

      3 Answers Sep 4, 2013 at 5:15 AM
    • Trip to xinjiang province

      Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Province Jun 16, 2013 at 7:49 PM

      Hello ! I am travelling to the Xinjiang province at the end of june. I am french and i'd like to know if anyone is travelling to that province at the same time so we could possibly team up :) thanks !

      1 Answer Jun 17, 2013 at 12:51 PM
    • An invitation letter

      Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Province May 8, 2013 at 12:41 PM

      Does anyone know where to get an invitation letter to xinjiang ?
      Or when crossing the borders from kazakhstan, does anyone control if you have it ?

      8 Answers Jan 28, 2016 at 6:05 PM
    • football

      Urumqi May 7, 2013 at 9:15 PM

      Hi every one .... Can plz anyone tell me where should I go for buying stuff in urumqi if I'm a football fan .I am here in urumqi n in few days going back home but I don't know where to look for such stuff

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      Dentist in Kashgar

      Kashgar Jun 26, 2011 at 11:00 AM

      Urgently need a good dentist in or around Kashgar. Seen lots of 'dentist booths' but does anyone know where I could find a really good and reliable one?
      Many thanks.

      2 Answers Jun 27, 2011 at 7:38 AM
    • urgenly need guide recommendation

      Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Province Jun 11, 2011 at 1:15 PM

      Hi, i need your help urgently. did anyone ever heard of this company ? i was about to use this company to arrange my upcoming trip. i taked to the staff on msn, he seems nice and very fast at getting back to me, but i was just wondering if the company is real? as it seems that their website is very new that some tabs shows no content when clicked. can anyone tell me if this agency is recommended? Thank you!

      1 Answer Jun 27, 2011 at 7:30 AM
    • Urgently need help for silk road tour agent review!

      Kashgar Jun 11, 2011 at 1:14 PM

      Hi, i need your help urgently. did anyone ever heard of this company ? i was about to use this company to arrange my upcoming trip. i taked to the staff on msn, he seems nice and very fast at getting back to me, but i was just wondering if the company is real? as it seems that their website is very new that some tabs shows no content when clicked. can anyone tell me if this agency is recommended? Thank you!

      2 Answers Aug 24, 2011 at 12:55 PM
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      Khunjirap Pakistan from Kashgar

      Urumqi Apr 19, 2011 at 3:53 AM

      Hi all :)
      Do You know, whether due to weather conditions Khunjirap Pass is open? Is it after 1st of May, or now already.
      Do You know, whether with the Pakistan visa could I cross this pass?
      /I'm Polish union/.
      What could be the fastest time to get visa in Pakistan Consulate in Chengdu, /with the possible letter of invitation from my friend from Lahore/? Does anyone has any experience?
      Did anyone cross this pass lately/even last year/ it safe to reach Quetta, Peshawar? How long it lasts to come to Peshawar fro Khunjirap pass?
      my skype:phoros62 for any contact, or email:

      8 Answers Apr 19, 2011 at 8:43 PM
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      Tajikistan Consulate in Urumqi

      Urumqi Apr 17, 2011 at 8:16 PM

      Hi..does anybody knows any info about getting visa to Tajikistan in Urumqi?
      Does this consulate still exists? :)
      What is the fastest way to get this visa/my friend in Dushanbe could send me the invitation letter-would it help?
      I know, there is a border cross straight from China to Tajikistan.
      Is it only for local people, or can I use it?/I want to pass after 29th of April/.
      Does anybody knows, about the possibility to draw the money from ATM in Dushanbe, or should I change money in Malaysia and take there USD?
      Thanks in advance..:)

      1 Answer Apr 17, 2011 at 11:12 PM
    • Airport Hotels

      Urumqi Nov 5, 2010 at 10:52 AM

      Hi, I am travaling to Thailand through China. I have long waits for my connecting flights: in Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN)on the way to Thailand and in Urumqi (URC) on the way back. I am a US citizen. Are there hotels within the airports where I can spend the night, so that I don't need to get a Chinese visa? Thank you.

      3 Answers Nov 8, 2010 at 2:04 AM
    • karakul Lake and Taklimakan Desert

      Kashgar Nov 2, 2010 at 11:16 PM

      I am planning to be in Kashgar mid December, I guess it will be very cold.
      How do I get to Lake Karakul and Taklimakan Desert? Is hiring a taxi possible or we have to go with a tour guide? Is Taklimakan Desert worth to see and is this goin to take a whole day tour? We do not want to trek..but riding camel is fine..

      3 Answers Nov 21, 2010 at 10:52 PM
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      travel to Urumqi

      Urumqi Oct 21, 2010 at 11:07 AM

      I am looking to travel to Urumqi to meet a friend (Chinese citizen). My China visa is in the process of being worked on. I am US citizen. The visa company said there may be a problem with going to Urumqi. Does anyone know of any issues currently that prohibit foreigners from traveling to Urumqi?

      2 Answers Oct 25, 2010 at 4:54 PM
    • Help with Itinerary - Silk Road

      Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Province Oct 16, 2010 at 8:26 PM

      Hi, can someone please look over this itinerary for me?

      Shen Zhen --> Urumqi
      Urumqi--> Kashgar
      Kashgar--> Urumqi
      Urumqi--> Turpan
      Turpan--> Dunhuang
      Dunhuang --> Jiayu Guan
      Jiayu Guan--> lanzhou
      lanzhou --> xia he
      xia he --> tianshui
      tianshui --> xian

      I am planning on leaving around 11/12.
      THe other alternative that I am considering is flying into Lanzhou from Shenzhen, then work my way up to Kashgar by train and take a flight from Kashgar to Xian at the end.
      My question is will it make a difference if I get to Kashgar in later Nov. instead of mid Nov. Which route do you think is better?

      Also how is the scenery around that time of the year?

      Thank you in advance for your help.

      1 Answer Nov 12, 2010 at 7:35 AM
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      Time to visit Turpan

      Turpan Sep 23, 2010 at 8:12 PM

      When is the best time to visit Turpan? I would love see the grapes fruit ripening and harvest them.

      5 Answers Nov 11, 2010 at 10:45 AM