Lonely Planet Xinjiang & Northern China is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you in this region. Follow the footprints of Marco Polo along the southern Silk Road in Xinjiang, turn the world’s largest prayer wheel near the walled Old Town of Guide or mount a camel and set off across the dunes of the Badain Jaran Desert, all with your trusted travel companion. Begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Xinjiang & Northern China:
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Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
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Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
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The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Xinjiang & Northern China is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled in this particular region of China.
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