That is Subash Pass, which is about 4900 meters above the sea level. In the late afternoon, you may arrive at a village where named Xindi. Then you will see camels are waiting for you here. After setting up your first camp nearby a clean stream, our Chinese cooks will provide a tasty Chinese Food as your dinner.
Distance by driving today is about 300 km and altitude at your first camp site is about 3200 meters above sea level.
Your second camp site will be located at a beautiful and green grass land. A clean stream is located nearby. Our cooks will provide you another delicious dinner here.
Trekking distance today is about 10 km. Average altitude is about 3700 meters above sea level.
It takes you at least 6 hours trekking today to arrive at your third camp site. Altitude is getting higher (4000 m) and green land is far behind you.
After lunch here, the trail approaches into flat locality and finally you get your camp site, where the local people call it as Chechelik. A big mountain range stands in front of you. This is another pass that is called Yango Pass, which is 4827 meters above the sea level.
When you reach the lake, you will find that water from this lake is very cold. Then trekking down the slope for 2 hours to put a camp in the place called Yanbulak.
After several hours trekking on the Turbulung Glacier, you will reach the top of the last pass and then go down until reach at the Turbulung river. Your camp site today is just by this river.
The camp site today is at Takedjialu place. It takes only 5 hours to finish this distance between Turbulung and Tekadjialu valley.
A huge mountain appears into your eyes on the way - that is Mt Mustahg Ata on the Northwest slope. The glacier at the foot of this peak looks whiter, cleaner and much bigger.
The Karakul Lake suddenly appears into your eyes again. Find a good place and set up your last camp. Altitude here is about 3600 meters above sea level.
There are separate areas for animals, furniture, fabric, clothing, shish kebobs, shaves with a straight razor (including scalp), fruits and vegetables, and much more. In the animal bazaar care needs to be exhibited as horses and donkeys are being test-driven. Also in the animal bazaar you can find cattle, sheep, goats, and camels - all in a fairly small, walled-in area.
When you are in the midst of all this, you may feel like you have stepped back in time several hundred years.
After breakfast you will be free to roam the bazaar or to go along with a guide who will translate Uighur for you. Stay in your Hotel.