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It is not a huge lake, yet the water from this lake provide drinking water, and irrigation for the crops for the region.
It is breath taking in beauty. We had a short ride in a boat. Personally I'd rather view it's magestic view from...More
Urumqi is always sunny. Hire a taxi to Tianshan for a day trip costs CNY1,200, actually a transfer 1.5 hrs to there and back. Beautiful mountain range (Tianshan) with a glacier lake. Recommend to take a boat ride around the lake and walk along the...More
The Tianshan Mountains in Xinjiang Province are absolutely gorgeous. The area is quite scenic with lots of greenery and, of course, the mountains. I highly recommend a visit to this area if you have some time.
Upon arrival, we saw the whole area covered with a thin layer of snow – a beautiful sight to behold. The combination of mountain and lake makes a spectacular view. The Tian Shan (Mountains of Heaven), is a large system of mountain ranges located in...More
I crossed these mountains by road from Turpan to Urumqi and then by air when we flew from Urumqi to Kashgar. The view by air was much more comfortable. Both views of the mountains were breathtakingly grand. On the road trip we are seriously into...More
Visited the mountains on a one day trip and the were amazing as we had good weather and visibility. After the road trip and a small bus ride one gets part way up the mountains. Then there also another smaller bus ride to the start...More
The Tianshan mountains in China has been listed as one of the World Heritage Site in 2013. Visit the UNESCO website to read and get more information.
Tianshan Mountains or Heavenly Mountains is a large system of mountain range situated in the Eurasia hinterland and...More
Headed up into the Tianshan Mountains from Urumqi for a leisurely day trip and the scenery was awe-inpiring. The Tianchi Lake is so beautiful and the snow-capped mountains are impressive. It’s a great area to explore for a few hours and not far to get...More