Old Road Tours
One of the best, run by Abdul Wahab and operating out of the Sèmǎn Bīnguǎn. Can arrange trekking at Muz Tagh Ata, homestays in Turpan...
Ali Tash runs this recommended agency based in the Chini Bagh Hotel. It offers tours and treks of Karakul lake and Muztagh Ata, camel...
Ostangboyi Tea House
The last traditional Uighur teahouse in Urumqi.
Ōu'ěr Dáxīkè Night Market
Across from the Id Kah Mosque, this photogenic night market is a great place to sample local fare. Among the goodies are fried fish,...
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Altun Orda information
Easily Kashgar's most memorable and atmospheric restaurant, Altun Orda is a sumptuously decorated place famous for its roast mutton, sweet pumpkin dumplings, meat pies and raisin and almond pastries. Though the restaurant has been on the tourist radar for some time – as the English iPad menus demonstrate – you'll still usually be an object of curiosity amid a sea of Uighur families.