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xinjiang Kanas National Geopark

North of the County, Burqin County 836600, China
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Owner description: North of Xinjiang
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Owner description: North of Xinjiang

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Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

a quiet place in winter a special place in China. but if you are from scotland, canada, or...switzerland etc etc.... then... you wont be interested in it at all, since the scenery is just... so so.

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Beijing, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I was there with my son -21 month old and parents who are in their 50s.Find no foreigngers at all, and we were told this year have much less tourists than before,that is actually good for us, no too busy Lots of my friends have been there and told me not interesting at all, my believe is because they join... More 

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Shanghai, China
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Absolutely stunning scenery with magnificent views on the drive to the park and within the park. Unfortunately the prevailing attitude of the locals in Aletai and the employees inside the park was extremely disappointing. Food prices outside of the park are a sham and the attitude of the park employees was very rude and indifferent.The only saving grace was the... More 

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Klang, Malaysia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
38 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The Kanas Geopark deserves a good whole day of exploration, as there are numerous scenic spots. The three areas ( Crouching Dragon Bay, Moon Bay and Immortal Bay) along the Kanas River should be hiked to enjoy the many vistas they offer. Give the Kanas Lake Boat Cruise a miss, as it offers nothing unique for the 1 hour RMB60... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We rented a vehicle with a driver from Urumqi. We left around 3 pm. The plan was to spent the night in Burqin. From Burqin, it will be a 3 hour-drive to get to Kanasi. The landscape changes considerably from city buildings to the desert dunes outside Urumqi, then to the mountain passes into vast grasslands & pine forests getting... More 

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Niigata, Japan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

this is the last frontier in Xinjiang! access is hard and expensive. so, u should join the group tour from Ulumqi. it takes 4-day and costs about 300RMB(no meals) to 650RMB(including meals). foods around this area r expensive. so u should take 650RMB tour. tour include a lot of options. almost all options r not worth. but, rainbow beach near... More 

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SINGAPORE
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We visited in end September and saw the golden yellow autumn foliage, very beautiful. We were stunned by the gorgeous scenery. The colour variations are lovely as there are are four main types of pine trees. Suggest to pay the extra CNY 60 to get up to the hill top to get a full view of the lake. The park... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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443 reviews 443 reviews
230 attraction reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

First, let me say that the half day our tour agent, Old Road Tours, organized for us at Kanas Lake was hardly sufficient to see the lake. You are required to board a bus from the tourist center at Jiadengyu. It takes an hour to get to the Kanas tourist center. From here, you change to connecting buses to Fish... More 

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Suzhou
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

It is similar to Jiuzaigou. Water decorated the world like green diamond. You can sit there, walking around, taking photos, feeling the beauty of life. You will find most tasty tomato and cucumber in the world there. Make sure if you live in the house of minorities, not to eat the snacks in their living room.

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BEIJING
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

The lake is totally in green colour and so gentle like a virgin. Best view point is 观鱼台(guan yu tai) which is about 1000 steps walk on the hill. Best time to visit the Shenxianwan神仙湾 is in the early morning,the gulf will be covered by thin white fog, really like a fairy world. Walking by the river side from Moon... More 

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