The tomb of Afaq Khoja near Kashgar The entrance of Afaq Khoja Mausoleum. The Afāq Khoja Mausoleum or Aba Khoja Mausoleum (آفاق خواجه مزار) (Uyghur: Апақ Хоҗа Мазар Apakh Khoja Mazar) is the holiest Muslim site in Xinjiang, China.
K2 Trek from Kashgar-China. Key Destinations ... but few have ventured on the long trek through China to view K2, Broad Peak and the Gasherbrums from the north. ...
During your stay at the Radisson Blu Hotel Kashgar, you can explore nearby historical sites like the Id Kah Mosque, Abakh Khoja Tomb or Three Immortals Buddhist Caves. Donghu Park and the Grand Bazaar are close to the hotel so that you can stretch your legs while you walk through the park’s ...
Gasherbrum I is part of the Gasherbrum massif, located in the Karakoram region of the Himalaya. Gasherbrum is often claimed to mean "Shining Wall", ...
Gasherbrum II (Urdu: گاشر برم -2 ); surveyed as K4, is the 13th highest mountain in the world at 8,035 metres (26,362 ft) above sea level. It is the third-highest peak of the Gasherbrum massif, and is located in the Karakoram, on the border between Gilgit–Baltistan province, Pakistan, and Xinjiang, China.
Gasherbrum IV (Urdu: گاشر برم -4 ;), surveyed as K3, is the 17th highest mountain on Earth and the 6th highest in Pakistan. It is one of the peaks in the Gasherbrum massif. The Gasherbrums are a remote group of peaks located at the northeastern end of the Baltoro Glacier in the Karakoram range of the Himalaya.
Godwin-Austen & Upper Baltoro The Godwin-Austen Glacier has its source below the southern and eastern aspects of K2 and joins the massive Baltoro Glacier at Concordia, in Pakistan. This high pass is a favored vantage point for trekkers, who can enjoy pristine views of the Karakoram range.
The Id Kah Mosque is a mosque located in Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.
Naryn to Torugart Pass and Kashgar (Bus 160 km) Early in the morning transfer to Torugart border. At the end of the valley the road swings Eastwards around the southern tip of the At Bashi range and climbs towards Torugart pass (3752 m).
Old Town in Kashgar Kashgar Old Town The Old Town is the soul of Kashgar, and as such the Chinese government has spent much of the past two decades knocking it down block by block and building a modern, soulless replacement.
The Khunjerab Pass Travel Guide Brief Introduction For centuries the Khunjerab Pass, lying some 400km south of Kashgar, was the key silk road crossing point between the Chinese world and the Indian subcontinent-and then to the whole western world.
Mitre Peak (Urdu: مائٹر چوٹی ) is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range near Concordia in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Mitre Peak marks the confluence of the branches of the Baltoro Glacier with the Gasherbrum branch arriving from the SE and the Godwin Austin branch arriving from the NE.
The Mustagh Tower was the subject of a photograph taken by Vittorio Sella during the 1909 Italian expedition to K2. Taken from the upper Baltoro, due southeast of the mountain, the twin summits were perfectly aligned and the mountain was seen as a slender tooth, and looked impregnable.
People's Park (Chinese: 人民公园; pinyin: Rénmín Gōngyuán) is an urban public park in the city of Kashgar in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, western China. The 24-hectare (59-acre) park is one of the largest in Kashgar.
Skyang Kangri is situated in Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, China. Skyang Kangri maps, photos and images from google. Geonames-ID: 7302378.
The Teram Kangri group is a mountain massif in the remote Siachen Muztagh, a subrange of the Karakoram range. The high point of the group, and of the Siachen Muztagh, is Teram Kangri I. The peak lies on the boundary between China and the disputed Siachen Glacier region near the line of control between India and Pakistan.
All of the Trango Towers lie on a ridge, roughly northwest-southeast, between the Trango Glacier on the west and the Dunge Glacier on the east. Great Trango itself is a large massif, with four identifiable summits: Main (6,286 m (20,623 ft)), South or Southwest (6,250 m (20,510 ft)), East (6,231 m (20,443 ft)), and West (6,223 m (20,417 ft)).
Xinjiang borders the countries of Mongolia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. The rugged Karakoram, Kunlun, and Tian Shan mountain ranges occupy much of Xinjiang's borders, as well as its western and southern regions. Xinjiang also borders Tibet Autonomous Region and the provinces of Gansu and Qinghai.