Private Day Trip to Shiptons Arch from Karshgar including Picnic Lunch

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From $194.14

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While in Kashgar,If you have the opportunity and enjoy hiking outdoors, a private guided day trip to Shiptons Arch-this extraordinary Silk Road destination is worth your time.It’s a curious arch that has been called one of the world’s top 20 natural wonders.The famous of the Shipton's Arch not only the magnificent beauty of the place, but also the story that led to its discovery,and later it’s rediscovery.Your tour includes informative commentary from your guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, and picnic lunch.Come on!join this our to trek up to one of Xinjiang’s hidden gems!

What's Included

Bottled water

Entrance Fee

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Picnic lunch

Private tour

Professional guide

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 90

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Your English speaking guide and private car will pick you up at 9:00am in your hotel's lobby.Then heading directly to the Shiptons Arch which is located in the mountains northwest of the Kashgar city. It will take about three hours. Sit back, relax and enjoy the villages and sceneries along the way.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Shipton's Arch
Shipton's Arch is the earth's tallest natural arch, standing at an impressive 1,500 feet (460 meters).Though long familiar to locals, The Shipton's Arch was famously visited in 1947 by English mountaineer Eric Shipton during his tenure as the British consul in Kashgar – and made known to the West in his book Mountains of Tartary. The arch once figured in the Guinness Book of Records for its exceptional height, but the editors of the book could not verify the location of the arch exactly, so the listing was dropped.It was considered nearly four times the height of the next tallest arch.Successive expeditions attempted to find it without success until a team from National Geographic rediscovered the arch in 2000.The arch, later called Shipton's Arch in honor of the first Westerner to witness this colossus, comes with an intriguing history so bizarre until you realize the true barreness and harshness of this environment.

Once arrive at the Shipton's Arch,your guide will accompany you to start hiking up to the Arch.The hike through the alluvial basins slicing the canyons, it twisted and turned. After each turn, you thought you will see the Arch,however you will see another bend.The mountains are discombobulated here; You then realize why it took Eric Shipton months and months of exploration in these canyons to find the arch.After 1-2 hours hike, you will be there. Site down enjoy this nature wonder!

You will have your picnic lunch here.

Relax during your comfortable journey back to your Kashgar hotel, where the tour concludes.

5 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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