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Here’s How You can Travel from Islamabad to China By Road

If you are planning a trip from Islamabad to Tashkurgan, China; you now have the option of traveling by road due to the new bus service offered by Faisal Movers.

Here is a detailed guide on how to book your trip, what to expect during your journey, and other useful information.

General Information

Departure ScheduleAfter every week
Departure Date30th April, 2023
Departure Time1:00 AM
Boarding Time3 Hours Prior Departure
Boarding Closed1 hour prior departure.
Travel Time38 Hours
Ticket Price50,000
Contact Detailshttps://www.bookkaru.com/ 03-111-22-44-88


  • 3 Time Meal
  • 1 Night Stay
  • 28 Seater Luxury Bus

Route Schedule

101:00 AMBus Departure from Islamabad Terminal
207:00 AMBreakfast at Naran Terminal
303:00 PMShort Stay at Faisal Movers Gilgit
406:00 PMStay at Hunza Attabad Lake
508:30 PMSost Border (Stay + Breakfast)
609:00 AMCustom Clearance + Immigration
709:00 AMClearance from China
804:00 PMArrival at Kashgar China

Travel Documents

Ensure that all your travel documents, including your passport, visa, and any other required permits, are up to date and valid. Following documents must be with you on this journey:

  • Original CNIC & Photo Copy
  • Original Passport & Photo Copy
  • Valid Visa
  • Invitation Letter from China (VISA CATEGORY F&M)


It is important to note that the requirements for travel documents may differ.

Booking your trip

To book your trip:

  • Visit the Faisal Movers website or Facebook page.
  • There, you will find the latest information on bus schedules, routes, and fares.
  • Choose your departure and arrival points, select the date, time, and the number of seats you require.
  • You can pay for your ticket online or in-person at any Faisal Movers office.

Ticketing, Boarding & Luggage Guidelines

  • Arrive at the departure point at least 3 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • Present your ticket to the staff and board the bus.
  • You will find that the bus is comfortable with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and snacks provided for your enjoyment.
  • No one will be allowed to board the bus 1 hour prior to departure.
  • Only 1 hand carry is allowed to each passenger.
  • You cannot get a refund or transfer your ticket, but you can modify it up to 3 days before you leave.
  • Your return ticket will remain valid for a period of 30 days.

Crossing the border

As you travel from Islamabad to China, you will pass through the Khunjerab Pass, which is the highest border crossing in the world at an altitude of 4,693 meters. The views from this pass are breathtaking, so make sure you have your camera ready.

Passing through cities

As you continue your journey, you will pass through the cities of Naran, Gilgit, Kashgar, Urumqi, and Beijing. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Karakoram Highway and the Gobi Desert, which are some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. It will take 30 to 38 hours to reach your destination.

Arriving at your destination

After completing the journey, you will arrive at your destination. Collect your luggage, and if you require any assistance, you can ask the staff for help.

Additional information

It is advisable to bring warm clothing as temperatures can be quite low at high altitudes. Also, keep some local currency on hand for any expenses during your journey.


With all this information in mind, you are ready to embark on your journey from Islamabad to China by road.

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