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Kashgar Offbeat Tours

100 Years Old Teahouse | Near Traditional Musical Instrument Stores, Kashi 844000, China
+86 138 9913 6195
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Really Made My Trip Special

I found Ablimit "Elvis" Ghopor in the Lonely Planet guide when I made a return trip to Xinjiang... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Madison, Wisconsin
Kashgar Offbeat Tours Kashi An Excellent Kashgar guide 500049284

Elvis - A knowledgeable, honest and reliable guide with over 30 years experience who speaks good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
United States
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Ablimit"Elvis"Ghopor “Professional English-Speaking Guide” With over 30 years of guide experience in the Xinjiang Province, Ablimit “Elvis” Ghopor has introduced hundreds of visitors to a true local experience. Found in the pages of the Lonely Planet and highly recommended on TripAdvisor, Elvis can always be found at the Old Teahouse in Kashgar. Elvis’s services include arranging tours to the weekly village markets, teaching visitors how to choose the perfect rug, and helping others to discover the rich art and music of the Uyghur culture as well as arranging treks to nearby historical and geographical sites like Lake Karakul and the Taklamakan Desert. Let Elvis help you arrange personal and semi-guided to the Kashgar region. He can tailor a tour to meet your schedule and interests.
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100 Years Old Teahouse | Near Traditional Musical Instrument Stores, Kashi 844000, China
+86 138 9913 6195
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I found Ablimit "Elvis" Ghopor in the Lonely Planet guide when I made a return trip to Xinjiang. When I asked for advice he helped me find a hotel room and arranged trips to the mountains and deserts. We even stopped at a famous tomb...More

2  Thank cpegg2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Elvis - A knowledgeable, honest and reliable guide with over 30 years experience who speaks good English. He not only can arrange interesting tours of Kashgar and other places; he is also an expert on Uyghur carpets and rugs. I have known Elvis for many...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband first used Elvis as a guide in 2004 when he visited Kashgar with my daughter. We went back this June together. Having lived in China for two years on separate occasions, and having traveled widely there, we consider Elvis a friend as well...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Elvis Ablimit speaks excellent English and communicates all the details and logistics clearly. The trip was very well organised, even at such short notice. Elvis makes thorough plans and is completely reliable. Although nearly midnight, Elvis met us at the airport himself with his wonderful...More

Thank jcc03_12
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I made an appointment with Elvis before leaving for Kashgar ( his contact number appears somewhere in some reviews about him). Just curious that there is an Elvis in Kashgar of all places. Met him in my hotel lobby and engaged him for a one...More

Thank Rosli_xia
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We've just left Kashgar after a great 3 days thanks to Elvis and Off Beat Tours. He organised permits and driver for a fantastic trip to Lake Katakul, an old town walking tour and most importantly, personally helped us to get on a car with...More

Thank Gentoopeng01
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We were in need for a car bringing us to Shipton's Arch and he organized that and a fairly English speaking driver. Nice guy and very reliable.

Thank SiwenF
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Elvis knows Kashgar inside out. It is his home town. He knows all the most interesting places. With him on your behalf, you can meet and talk with local people. He is also listening to you, to what your interests are and change the program...More

Thank fdaudon
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Elvis is a great help in Kashgar: kind and passionate about his own town, he will take you around. Warmly suggest it.

Thank beaming82
Reviewed 18 March 2017

On a recent trip to Kashgar I was looking to get out of the city as this was my second visit to the region and saw that Lake Karakul was a recommended excursion through searches I had made online. Last time I had visited Kashgar...More

1  Thank Sean R
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20 January 2015|
Response from Ray C | Reviewed this property |
We paid RMB 200/person, 2 people in group, total RMB 400. I _think_ that that's his standard rate.