Westchina: The Silk Road and the Taklamakan Desert
All the way in the West of China the journey is starting through the largest province of China Xinjiang and a small part of the province Gansu. The route leads partly along the northern and southern Silk Road. Special will be a Trip into the Taklamakan Desert, the second largest sand desert worldwide.Starting in Kashgar you will head to the splendid Karakul-Lake and the ancient stone village of Shitoucheng in the south. Afterwards we take off to Hotan and the desert before we devoting ourselves to the northern part of the Silk Road around Urumqi, Turpan and finally Dunhuang. In he last days you will enjoy an overnight stay in a tent in the Gobi desert before we head to the Crescent Moon Lake, an unreal oasis.