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I visited in the spring and while the weather was good the colours where very monochromatic - the leaves on the trees were just starting to bud. The lake itself was smaller than I thought and my guide explained the the water table had fallen...More
We ended our camel ride somewhere close to the Crescent Moon spring where we just walked over and explore.
There is a man-made pavilion where you can enter and there are also fishes swimming in the water.!
(Didn’t really have time to explore the whole...More
Crescent Moon Lake (月牙泉) is located inside Echo Sand Dune (鸣沙山). It's a package no extra entrance fee. If you have time to explore the sand dune, just take your times and you will somehow reach Crescent Moon Lake. The view of the lake against...More
The Crescent Moon Pool is a beautiful little desert oasis with a small Buddhist Temple / Pagoda surrounded by large and magnificent sand dunes. A small amount of flat walking is required (assuming you don't want to climb the massive dunes), although Golf type buggies...More
I have always wanted to visit the Crescent Lake oasis ever since I received a random postcard in the mail. Though it was crowded with tourists sporting their bright orange shoe protectors, I enjoyed my hike up the dune and slide down on a makeshift...More
This is a very picturesque spot although much smaller than you might imagine.
From a very large car park you approach and get your tickets. once through the barrier you pass by some small vendors until you turn and see the sand dunes.