About Us

    Welcome to Uighur Tours,a registered international travel company based in Kashgar, Xinjiang China. For the past 13 years, we’ve excelled at providing the most up-to-date travel information, as well as the best possible service along the Silk Road from Xian to Kashgar. We’ve worked with diverse organizations and media outlets alike such as National Geographic and Malaysian TV3.
    Several Guide books including Lonely Planet, Frommers and China’s Central Asia continue to mention our names as one of the most reliable tour operators in the country.
    Since the company was set up in 2001, we’ve had a unique reputation among travelers from different parts of the world. We are all locals and all of us have a unique understanding of the local life, cultures, customs and history of each ethnic group in our region and along the Silk Road. We all have official tour guide licenses valid all over China and we try our best to meet all of your possible demands.
    If you have any further questions about us, please visit our “Travel with us Confidently” page to find more information about our company.

    Our specialty

    Because we are locals from different parts of Xinjiang, we do our best to arrange your visit to be as close to the local life and culture as possible. A traveller can only understand local life by visiting a local family and tasting the local foods of each different ethnic group in Xinjiang. This would be the best way to study native life and culture in such a short time

    Don’t let our name confuse you

    All of us specialized organizing Silk Road tours, Trekking tours and climbing tours all over Xinjiang province as well as other parts of China. Many of our customers were really satisfied with our service and recommended us to several travel guidebooks and some of them mentioned us as a very reliable local travel service center in Kashgar Xinjiang. Our names in the guidebooks are mentioned with several different names as Uighur tour and Travel Center or Ali Tash in Kashagr, but all of them belong to Uighur Tour and Travel Service center. Before we were located in the lobby of Seman Hotel, but now we are in the lobby of International building of Qinibagh Hotel. Not in the Seman Hotel anymore.

Why Choose Uighur Tours

    There are a number of reasons why you should consider using the services of UighurTours to help you organize your tour. If you choose UighurTours, you will not only profit from all the professional travel consulting services we will provide, you will also be receiving great travel services at a highly competitive price. Our travel experts will design a personalized tour itinerary to perfectly fit your needs and interests

1. We are professional first:

    We’ve been providing high quality sightseeing and adventure for over 15  years. We know what it’s like on the traveler side. We know how to listen as well as talk. Our first task is always to establish what you are looking for, or if you are unsure of a direction, to let you know the options and critical factors to help arrive at a decision.

2. We are local experts:

    All of the people in our company are locals from different parts of Xinjiang, We pride ourselves on our local knowledge, fun and social atmosphere, personal service and high standards。 As being locals from different parts of Xinjiang, We are the experts of our region. We do our best to arrange your visit to be as close to the local life and culture as possible. You never feel as a foreigner with us.
    As locals we can offer you in-depth knowledge and a very local experience of Xinjiang and Silk Road including her culture, life, people, history and nature. We provide what we believe is the most popular tour.

3. We offer best service:

    “Best quality and satisfied customer means repeat business.” We simply build our reputation from our customers. We have an old saying “Bolmisang illik chiray, achmigin dokan-saray” which means if you are not friendly and smiley, don’t do any business. Our team is made of welcoming professionals who love their work and enjoy pleasing their clients. We try our best to give you the best possible services you have ever had on your tour.

4. Flexibly:

    We try our best to make your tour as flexible as possible, so that the customer is not hemmed in by an itinerary that is restrictive and inflexible. We tailor our services to meet your needs in terms of quality, time or budget. No job is too small or too big, no professional team too broad or too narrow. We will work closely with you from the beginning to the end.

5. We consider every customer a unique individual:

    We understand that each tour group and client has different requests on their tour and we can alter our tour itinerary at any time according to your requirements.

1. Media Reviews: Great reviews about us from some reputable organizations

    World famous Lonely Planet Travel Guide book listed UighurTours as one of the most reliable tour operator

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    World famous Travel Guide book “Frommers” also listed UighurTours as one of the most reliable tour operator in Kashgar.

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    This guide book listed UighurTours as one of the top travel agents

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    Uighur Tours Made Silk Road Documentary with National Geographic US in 2007 & the company owner Ali Tash was on-camera character

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    Uighur Tours made Documentaries named “Spice Route” with Malaysian TV3 in 2010 and 2013 and highly recommended by Zailan Rahman who is the project manager.

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Uighur Tours Team

    UighurTours Team is group of young people who are licensed by the Ministry of Tourism of China, more importantly we are proud of the rich culture, splendid history,outstanding scenery of our hometown, and happy to share it with the rest of the world.

Ali Tash

owner of the company

  • Ali Tash Hudabardy is from Kashgar. He is an expert tour organizer and has been working in the tourism sector for almost 16 years. His reputation for professionalism is known to tourists all over the world. He knows a great deal about the local culture, customs and histories of all the minorities in Xinjiang and has an excellent command of English. He’s a very strict man with a friendly, hospitable and humorous personality.


English speaking Tour-guide

  • Allabardy is a very popular guide with tourists. He speaks Excellent English and has over 8 years of experience behind him. He’s young, hard working and has an excellent sense of personal hospitality. He also specializes in the local culture, history and lifestyle of each minority group in Xinjiang as well as Silk Road China

Abdul Wayit

English speaking Tour-guide

  • Abdul wayit was born in 1987 in a small village of Kashgar. He has been in Uighur Tours since 2005 and received great reviews from clients. He is full of energy and speaks excellent English.
    He enjoys his job and happy to share his knowledge and Experience with his clients

Abdul Keyoum

Company Driver

  • Abdul Keyoum was born in 1974 and has been driving tourism car since 2004. He is full of humor and favorited by tourists.
    He speaks some basic English and has been to every corner of Xinjiang as well as most parts of the Silk Road
    Some of our clients say “he is live GPS” for long distance driving tours.