Kanas Lake

Kanas Lake, Burqin County: Tickets, Tours, Hours, Address, Kanas Lake Reviews: 5/5

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KodoDrummer
Yekaterinburg, Russia64,074 contributions
Spectacular & majestic
Jul 2020
The valley lake of the Altai Mountains. Fishing here is excellent. A cold rainy day on our visit. Heavenly natural scenery.
Written July 13, 2020
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Martina C
Katy, TX6 contributions
Northern Xinjiang Trip
Sep 2019 • Friends
Wish the trip was longer for there's so much to see and enjoyable! Hope we'll go again in the near future.
Written December 15, 2019
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Miki Sivan
Hong Kong, China30 contributions
That's amazing nature!
Sep 2019
Not easy to reach there. It's in the very north-west corner of China. But worth the effort.

I took a nice video of this place with my drone and this can help you appreciate the beauty! I uploaded my video and you can find it with a simple Search (my name + Xinjiang)
Written November 21, 2019
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Fess S
Tucson, AZ269 contributions
Not worth the travel time
Jul 2019 • Couples
We took an overnight train from Urumqi to Beitun and then hopped on a bus for CNY 100 to the park- which is Jadengyu gate. This took near 7 hours. The bus station in Beitun is the building on your right as you come out of the train station. Once in Jadengyu buy your tickets for the park CNY 230 which I believe is valid for 2 days but I think if you don't leave the park you can stay longer. From the gate you can get a free shuttle to the lake or for us Taiga International Hostel 17799062031 which was the only place we found taking foreigners. It cost CNY 120 per bed in a dorm of 8. You pay an additional CNY 20 for a bus to Guānyú Pavilion- definitely do this. When we left the park there was a bus for CNY 40 leaving at 10:00 and 16:00 going to Buerjin. Talk to other passengers as we formed a group of 8 and paid CNY 320 thus 40 each to take us to the train station at Beitun. Overall it was just too expensive and took too long in transport to be able to recommend visiting this site.
Written July 12, 2019
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SKP
Bangkok, Thailand70 contributions
incredible nature
Oct 2018
China has a lot of wonderful nature waiting to be explored. It is nice to walk along the river even it is not the whole length but it is much better than just taking pictures from the view points.
Written April 13, 2019
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陆澄矞
Beijing, China22 contributions
Kanas Lake
Sep 2018 • Couples

Kanas Lake is located in a valley in the Altai Mountains, near the very northern tip of Xinjiang, and the province's borders with Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Russia. The lake was formed around 200,000 years ago during the Quaternary period as a result of glacier movement.

The lake contains a crescent moon shaped bay, a lying dragon shaped bay, and a fairy bay that always embraced by mist.
Written September 28, 2018
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Stephen C
1,055 contributions
Touching the famous lake
Sep 2018 • Couples
Having seen the lake from afar, we decided that we should get down to the lake to see if the views are different.

Caught the free shuttle bus from the bus terminal. Short ride that passes through the old village.

The view points are indeed different. There is a board walk to the lake, or you can choose to catch a boat ride around it for a fee.
Written September 24, 2018
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luolun1968
Beihai, China189 contributions
Better than anything I have seen in Europe
Sep 2018 • Couples
Amazing place of beauty and peacefulness. So happy that this was included in our 12 day holiday. My wife had been here 30 years ago and always wanted to bring me here, so happy she did. Would have liked to spend more time here but will try to visit again in next couple of years, probably in the spring time. Had to travel by shuttle bus, which were new comfortable and very efficient.
Written September 21, 2018
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nightcrawler66
Singapore, Singapore55 contributions
The last frontier...
Sep 2017 • Friends
Adventuring into Kanas Xinjiang was a once in a lifetime experience... I could never believe that this was actually in China. The colors of the lakes, the mountains and the sheer pure beauty of nature is right at your doorsteps.. I was told that Xinjiang is three times the size of France so there is a lot of places to visit while you are there.. Kanas boasts as one of the most beautiful places in Xinjiang and they were absolutely right. I visited in Aug/Sept 2017 and the temperature is cold in the morning and it will get really warm around 1pm to 3 pm. The temperature will cool down towards the evening and the sun sets at 9:30pm while I was there. It's a land of untouched beauty and I applaud the Chinese government for keeping this place full of clean fresh air and minimize pollution. Be there and be awed!!
Written August 28, 2018
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chin570909
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia401 contributions
Beautiful scenery and colourful lake
Jul 2018 • Friends
The kanas lake is located in the kanas national geo park ; quite a distance fr the nearest city, Burqin. Normally tourists will stay at nearly resort hotel or resort home. We visited the place in July, not so crowded with tourists, can enjoy the peaceful environment and scenic view of the lake , advise to walk 1068steps up the viewing deck to hv a nice view of the lake ; our tour guide told us that the peak season will be September, hv to quere at least 2 hours to ride the bus fr the ticket place !
Written July 23, 2018
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