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Xinjiang Kanas National Geopark

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North of the County, Burqin County 836600, China
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Driving to Kanas from Urumqi

One of the most difficult things for a foreigner to this part of China would be transport and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aarhus, Denmark
How to reach Kanas from Urumqi?

Usually we find many things about the site which is good but still very less info àbout how to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zafar Y
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North of Xinjiang
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North of the County, Burqin County 836600, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most difficult things for a foreigner to this part of China would be transport and accommodation. If you speak basic Chinese, renting a car and driving around Xinjiang is as easy as any other city in China except for re-fueling. The system...More

Thank Maildeshere
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Usually we find many things about the site which is good but still very less info àbout how to reach there. Thats why i prefer to answer this demanding question. As i travelled by train so no idea about other options. 1. Take a night...More

Thank Zafar Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonnes of tourists flock in during summer and autumn for its unique scenic appeals. Most of these tourists come in groups, visiting a few spots in the park and leave over night. There are many beautiful lakes, streams, paddocks and forests that are not far...More

Thank TomHitman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is quite a journey to reach Kanas Lake in the national park. The park has its own shuttle buses to bring tourists to the various points of interests. Autumn is a popular time to visit with the autumn foliage against the emerald color lakes,...More

Thank Joni H
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The 18 hour+ drive and RMB 200+ entrance ticket is all worth the time and money. From grasslands, snow and water is all in one in Kanas Lake. Some says it is little Switzerland in China. When you are here it is very recommended to...More

Thank andresuyono
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Beautiful lake but the scale is not as big as what I thought. The emerald colour of the lake would be more stand out in Autumn. There are crescent moon bend, fairy bay etc. We saw some horses but no wild swan.

Thank 954hungg
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had pre-booked a tour to Xinjiang, so our trip had a plan to drive from Burqin to Kanas. its a more than 3 hours drive and whoa.. for a period of one hour in between.. all we saw was snow. all mountains, everything covered...More

1  Thank klkrn
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Date of visit: 13/09/16 to 14/09/16 If you plan to visit Xinjiang then I suggest you to include Kanas lake in your itinerary. Same as Jiuzhaigou (九寨沟) in Chendu (成都) it's nice to go away from big and polluted cities. You'll have to buy the...More

1  Thank l80_stephane
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely place to visit and see the wonder of nature . Clean fresh air and well preserved environment. A place that you will spend 1 or 2 days and then move on to the surrounding villages and observe first hand how people entwine with...More

Thank Mal M
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this park on 19 Sep, the sceneries are pleasant, the trees are sparkling yellow, milky blue river and nice weather. The entrance for Kanas National Park is ¥275- ¥185 for entrance, ¥90 for bus ride. The entrance fee includes bus rides to 3 scenic...More

3  Thank Cloud E
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24 July 2016|
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Response from Kinjo77 | Reviewed this property |
We went there by taking a "Northern Xinjiang" tour package from this travel agent CTC based in Singapore. Since I can't post link, a quick google on keywords I mentioned should get you the information you need.