& Tibet Expeditions (XTE) is based in Urumqi and Kashgar in
Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. We specialize in
designing, arranging, and leading custom retail and
wholesale mountain climbing expeditions, trekking and
mountain biking tours, and foreign-licensed motor vehicle entry and travel in China,
Xinjiang, Tibet, and
Being a fully licensed Chinese
tour company and based in
Urumqi and Kashgar, we are
in a unique position to provide quality service at a
reasonable price. If you are an individual researching
expedition or tour options, please feel
free to contact us for information, ideas or a cost quote.
you are an expedition organizer or adventure tour operator, please contact us for itinerary
ideas as well as full itinerary cost quotes. We can do any
type of expedition or tour arranging China-wide as well as link with
operators in Nepal, Central Asia and Pakistan.
The director of Xinjiang & Tibet Expeditions is Mr. Zhang
Jian Qiang, whose English name is "Wayne". Wayne has a
degree in physics and prior to becoming a guide taught high
school physics. In 1992 Wayne began guiding, eventually
working for the Xinjiang Mountaineering Association. In
2005, Wayne started his own company, Xinjiang Tian Lu.
Wayne has organized and guided treks and expeditions in the
Pamirs to Muztagh Ata, Kongur and Chakragil Peaks, in the
Karakoram to K2, Gasherbrum 1 & 2, and Broad Peak, and he
has lead expeditions to Everest, Cho Oyu, and Shishibangma
in Tibet. He has organized Muztagh Ata climbing expeditions
every year since 1998. He has personally guided treks to K2
seven times. Additionally, he has organized and guided
expeditions to the Tian Shan Mountains and in the
Taklimakan and Gobi Deserts. Wayne also specializes in
arranging foreign-licensed motor vehicle (including
motorcycles) entry and travel in Xinjiang and China-wide.
addition to Wayne other staff are:
Cao - cook. Muztagh Ata and K2 expeditions. Some
expeditions have joked that if they couldn't summit, it was
because they gained too much weight from his good cooking.
Liu Tang - cook. Muztagh Ata
climbing expeditions and desert trekking expeditions. Xiao
Tang makes great noodles by hand!
Xiao Gao - cook. Mr. Gao
cooks for Muztagh Ata expeditions.
He Yi - cook. He works on
Muztagh Ata, K2 and Taklimakan Desert expeditions.
Mao Le - guide. His English name is "Jason". Jason
is an English-speaking trekking vehicle tour guide. He
guides Muztagh Ata expeditions.
Alijan - guide. Alijan is a Uyghur, English-speaking
trekking and expedition guide. He has guided treks and
expeditions in the
Muztagh Ata area and to K2.
Xiao Cheng - cook and general
handy man. He will go where asked to go and do what needs
to be done.
When doing business we know that trust with a business
partner is imperative. We
have over 15 years of experience organizing and leading
expeditions for individuals as well as adventure tour and
climbing expedition organizers and operators from Europe, North America,
Asia, and Down Under. If you would like a reference
regarding our services and financial trustworthiness,
please contact us and we'll give you some contact emails.
The above is a brief
description of who we are. After you have browsed through this web site if you
have any further questions regarding our company or our
services, please do not
contact us. Thank you.
Zhang Jian Qiang (Wayne), Director