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Kanas Lake

Northwest of Hemu Kanas Country, Burqin County 836500, China
+86 991 589 0002
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This is better than Switzerland.

It is my utopia - very peaceful and stunning environment. It is still a new place for the tourist... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Auns D
An alpine turquoise lake

I have already written details about the whole park and how to reach here step by step. The lake is... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Zafar Y
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Northwest of Hemu Kanas Country, Burqin County 836500, China
+86 991 589 0002
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

It is my utopia - very peaceful and stunning environment. It is still a new place for the tourist destination. Quite difficult to get here, but worth it.

Thank Auns D
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I have already written details about the whole park and how to reach here step by step. The lake is located almost at the end of tourist area as did not see any path, road leading till the end of lake. Probably by boat one...More

Thank Zafar Y
Reviewed 2 October 2017

There are plenty of attractions near the lake. Check out my other post related to this area. The stares and boardwalk to the pre-historic paintings are a must!

Thank TomHitman
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

After you visited the Kanas lake,you can visit three other lakes which linked to each other The Shun XIn(means fairy) lake ,the half moon lake and the 臥龍lake(the hidden dragon or dinasour) when you take an birds eye view Looking at ground level,is not as...More

Thank Allan & Amy T
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is perhaps one of the most beautiful places on earth. The view was simply stunning. The air is clean and fresh and the turquoise water in the river and lakes in Kanas were breathtaking. The lustrous green backdrop forest with the abundance of pine...More

Thank nightcrawler66
Reviewed 9 October 2016

One of the most remoste border areas, where China coerges with Russia, Kazakstan and Mongolia. The best season to go is between June - September. In the fall, the forest provide a vivid backdrop of colour, an unspoiled dazzlingly beauty rarely found throughout the rest...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 26 August 2016

If you take time to visit Kanas Lake, you will certainly enjoy seeing the other 3 parts of the river linking the lake: the Moon Bay 月亮灣, Dragon Bay 卧龍灣 and Shen Xin Bay 神仙灣. Although there are shuttles buses within the site to take...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 18 December 2014

A remote place, with woods and a lake. the lake is not a large one, the surface is iced in winter, you may see locals breaking holes on the lake surface and trying to catch some fishes with their fishing-net, depends on you luck, the...More

Thank cambo2012
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Kanas Lake is a beautiful lake within the Kanas Nature Reserve in the Altay region of XiJiang and almost at the northern border with Russia. We started from the closest city, Buerjin, which is about 4hrs drive away. The scenery gets progressively more beautiful as...More

2  Thank Tantiko
Reviewed 15 October 2009

Our wonderful trip to Kanas Lake Geopark began when we booked a 4D/3N package from CYTS in Urumqi. It was a long 12 hour coach ride first to Bu'erqing for an overnight stay. The next morning, we had another 4 hours of travel to get...More

7  Thank NinaAsia
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