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Address: North of the County, Burqin County 836600, China
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A faraway place but worth it

There are many beautiful places in Xinjiang and most of them are remote and take time to get there. Kanas National Geopark is one of those. Spent a total of three nights in and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Hock8
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Shenzhen, China
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Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are many beautiful places in Xinjiang and most of them are remote and take time to get there. Kanas National Geopark is one of those. Spent a total of three nights in and around the park and it was well worth it. The hotels outside the park are great but rooms with farmers inside are basic at best. Glad... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Our visit is in mid May where the snows has all melted and temperature was just right. We're told that in winter the snow can be as thick as 1,5 meters where temperature drops well below 0. Kanas lake itself was breathtaking and I wish we have a personal guide to take us around to trek further into the various... More 

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Beijing
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Going to this place took days. I took flight from Beijing and take 12 hours bus ride to Buerjin (布尔津) town center. from the XinJiang capital - Urumuqi. From the town center, there are guides with their 4x4 jeep ready for hired. It charge RMB120 per person per day and max is RMB600 per Jeep. It is the only transport... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

i love this place.i went on 6th October when there were first snow at xinjiang kanas national geopark. the whole mountains and living area have snow but they are still in autumn. the scenery were so beautiful. the trees two colour,golden yellow and green. the entrance free to kanas is a expensive but it worth.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Beautiful scenery with easy access for those on tour buses and also options for individual hikers to get away from it all. Not easy to reach, which may help keep it peaceful.

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Beijing, China
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210 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Language can hardly depict beauty of the scenery. Come and appreciate with your eyes. Best to visit in October, when the populus trees are golden yellow and it's not too cold. The tourists services are no mature enough though. You may try your luck at inns or eateries.

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Thank tensaisimon
Hsinchu, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

An out of the world experience.. a must go if you love nature.. and vast land.. and space... I visited in 2012.. (not 2014 but there is no choice for that on the form)

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 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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