A sandy mountain which attracts people to climb and to slide down from it. If you don’t have sufficient time to spend on, then a camel ride around is another choice.
The Buddhist caves of Dunhuang are one of the Silk Road’s important landmarks.They were first worked in the 4th century, among them the Mogao is the most famous.
It marks the western limit of the Great Wall. A fortress was built in the Ming Dynasty(1372 A.D.) to guard the pass between the Qilan Mountains to the south and the Black Mountains to the north.
Known as the father of glaciers, is located at the foot of Mt. Maztagata. It is 3600 metres above sea level.
The most westerly city within China’s borders. It is the starting point for the trip along the Karakoram Highway to Pakistan.
Nanshan Mountain is another pretty attraction. The Khazakh people live amidst the mountain in scattered yurts. Group tour visitors are often invited to their yurt for a cup of fragrant milk tea.
It was a wall city built around the 1st century. Now very little remains as it was destroyed in the war during the 14th century.
The Buddhist cave centre of Bezeklik(Thousand Buddha Caves)
The caves were carved between the 5th and 14th centuries but had been badly damaged.