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Incredibly breathtaking!!!!

The view just blew us away!! It looked surreal and you felt as though you have "walked" into a... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mountains with huge sand dunes reflected into turquoise lake in front. Must see this spectacular... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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120 Km Southwest Of The City, Kashgar 844000, China
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

The view just blew us away!! It looked surreal and you felt as though you have "walked" into a postcard! Pictures speak a thousand words -- check out the attached photos!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Mountains with huge sand dunes reflected into turquoise lake in front. Must see this spectacular panorama.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank m0untainandlakes
Reviewed April 12, 2018

So starkly white were the sand mountains that it contrasted with the turquoise waters. On a good clear day you can get amazing photos but as with these places it's better to check the weather forecast first. It's about an hour or so before Karakul...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Hafsah A
Reviewed November 26, 2017

We stopped here after a day trip to Lake Karakul and were blown away by the stunningly beautiful scenery.The 12 hour return journey from Kashgar was worth it just to see this incredible lake which reflected the huge sand dunes and snow covered mountains in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Janelizabeth56
Reviewed September 13, 2017

The backdrop of almost white sand dunes reflected on the surface of the lake makes this a spectacular sight. It is a great time to stop and stretch the legs and take many photos of this lake. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Steven_Teo
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Another must seeing scenery on the way from Kashgar to Tashkorgan. Not far from the Karakul lake, but no less worth to stop than Karakul lake. Blue water and golden dune out of your imagination. Never forgettable.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

It's not our destination but on the way we saw a piece of fairy land, please check out the photos. White, silky, smooth sandy beach, also known as "Corner lake". Speechless. I urge our guide to make a stop over and had lunch nearby. Very...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 954hungg
Reviewed December 11, 2016

While visiting Kashgar, I did a day trip to Lake Karakul arranged by my guide, Elvis. We stopped just before Karakul to admire this lake (also known as "Corner Lake". The color is stunning and the surrounding sand dunes and mountains make it just that...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Roams-A-Lot
Reviewed November 12, 2016

It was so beautiful and it is so near to the highway. We never expect such spectacular white sand with blue lake in the middle of the highway. We were there during winter, so it was very windy and cold, however we spent an hour...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank michelle_pang007
Reviewed October 3, 2015

You truly need to stop and get out and stand on the edge in order to absorb the incredible beauty Don't just drive past it with out spending at lease 2 hour away from other people and your vehicle

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Mem A
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