Cycling Chinese section of Karakoram Hwy?

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Cycling Chinese section of Karakoram Hwy?

Post by violetc »

Hi all,

Apologies if this has been covered - I couldn't find anything on it!

Does anyone know if it is currently possible to cycle from Tashkurgan to Kashgar on the Karakoram Highway? I am hoping to be able to do this in a week or so, but given the heightened security checks and regulations in Xinjiang I'm not sure if it's possible any more.

Also looking for travell buddies if anyone is interested - see my post in trip sharing part of forum 😁

Any info appreciated!!

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Re: Cycling Chinese section of Karakoram Hwy?

Post by SPR11 »

Should be possible. Met an American cyclist there last year, and he reported no problem. And as far as I know, this hasn't changed since then.
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