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Tours in Turpan

Tahir

We can highly recommend the driving services and local knowledge of English-speaking Tahir. A full day tour costs ¥480 per car. Contact Tahir by email first to ensure he is available and to discuss what you want to …
Embassy in Ürümqi

Kyrgyzstan Consulate

Travellers of most nationalities no longer require a visa for travel to Kyrgyzstan, but if you do, then look for this small consulate; the entrance is through a small blue door to the side of the Aipai Hotel. Visas …
Police in Ürümqi

Public Security Bureau

You should be able to renew a visa here but processing times can be as long as three weeks, so it's really a last resort. It's far better to come to Xīnjiāng with plenty of time left on your visa for your travels.
Bank in Kuqa

Bank of China

One of several Banks of China along Wenhua Lu. Has an ATM. Travellers cheques are not accepted.
Ticket Office in Ürümqi

China International Travel Service

This office runs tours around the province and can supply a driver and English-speaking guide.
Police in Turpan

Public Security Bureau

North of the city centre; will likely refer you to the capital for visa extensions.
Post in Ürümqi

China Post

The main branch handles all international parcels.
Bank in Ürümqi

Bank of China

Can handle most transactions and has an ATM.
Bank in Turpan

Bank of China

Changes cash and has an ATM.
Bank in Hāmì

Bank of China