Tashkurgan City Pictures

Go along this road and you will feel the peacefulness of this remote county.

Situated on the Pamir Plateau, Tashkurgan County was an important passage through which silk was transported from middle Asia to west Asia. It is at an elevation of 4,000 meters (13,123 feet) and its border line is 888.5 kilometers (552 miles). There is an asphalt road going through the county. Go along the road, one can admire the splendor of the snow mountain.
  • Go along this road and you will feel the peacefulness of this remote county.
  • Tashkurgan, 280km southeast of Kashgar, is the last town before the Pakistani border.
  • The villagers are loosing straws on the road.
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Asked by Mr. JOSH LIM from MALAYSIA | Mar. 31, 2010 22:07Reply
I'm planning to visit the northern part of Xinjiang this coming early June. How is the weather there by then, will it be dry and hot.? What are the must see sights along this route.? Appreciate advice from travellers been there before.
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Answered by Mr.Jamie | Apr. 01, 2010 01:51
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Almost everywhere in that place is very hot in June, but some places in high altitude like Kanas is cool and windy, so a woolen jacket should be prepared. On the other hand, the temperature difference is great, especially in the early morning and night.

As for the route, I think you could choose some destinations on the map firstly: https://www.travelchinaguide.com/images/map/xinjiang.jpg
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