There are many local markets throughout the week in areas near Kashgar, each having its own special characteristic. Leave the city and experience a real-life, non-toursity bazaar.

Monday Markets

Opal Village Market (45kms from Kashgar)

    • camels, cows, goats
    • also visit Mahmud Kashgari Tomb in Opal
    • on the way to Oytagh Natural Glacier Park, Karakul Lake, Tashkorgan

Ying Osteng (New Stream) Village Market (16kms from Kashgar)

    • donkeys

Han Irik Village Market (46kms from Kashgar)

    • cows and donkeys
    • busiest market in the autumn and winter

 

Tuesday Markets

Siyik Village Market (75kms from Kashgar)

    • sheep and cows
    • can stop along the way for pictures and hiking

Yap Chan Village Market (47kms from Kashgar)

    • Shish kabobs
    • expensive cows
    • desert dunes nearby
    • on the way to Yarkant/Hotan 

Wednesday Markets

Bulak Su Village Market (35kms from Kashgar)

    • on the Karakoram Highway
    • animals, sheep's wool

Ying Irik ("New Stream") Village Market (30kms from Kashgar)

    • cattle and sheep

Achik Village Market (85kms from Kashgar)

    • donkeys and camels

 

Thursday Markets

Sirik Buya Village Market (180kms from Kashgar)

    • 2nd biggest market
    • highly recommended by our customers

Leng Gar Village Market  (15kms from Kashgar)

    • rock salt

Tirim Village Market (100kms / 2hrs from Kashgar)

    • on way to Dawakul Desert
    • sheep, donkeys, camels
    • sweet melons

 

Friday Markets

Mush Village Market (38kms from Kashgar)

    • sheep

Bay Awat Village Market (125kms / 3hrs from Kashgar)

    • camels and donkeys
    • near the Taklamakan Desert

 

Saturday Markets

Yupurga Village Market (85kms / 2hrs from Kashgar)

    • donkeys
    • near Shihit Dong Village

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