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Chaka Salt Lake, Haixi

Chaka Town, Ulan County 817101, China
+86 977 824 0003
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The mirror of sky in China

Since I saw many beautiful pictures of Cha Qia ( local people do not call it as Cha Ka) salt lake... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017

I was very excited to go here with my Chinese friends. We had a roadtrip from Xining to Qianghai... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Beijing, China
via mobile
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Since I saw many beautiful pictures of Cha Qia ( local people do not call it as Cha Ka) salt lake, I made a decision to go there, although I am afraid of its high altitude. But I could not get good pictures, first due...More

Thank xingwanlilu
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I was very excited to go here with my Chinese friends. We had a roadtrip from Xining to Qianghai lake and Chaka salt lake. We had studied photos on social media before so that we knew how to take good photos. We came early around...More

Thank iristaletta
Reviewed 3 September 2017

It unique and of course there must be at least 1million photos taken here every day of girls in red dresses trying to get the perfect reflection in the shallow salt water. After a while you start getting into it and of course then I...More

Thank Donna V
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

It's a huge and shallow salt lake, there's a slow train going into the middle of the lake. On the right day it's simply awesome with mirror reflection, I was there when there were still snow on all the surrounding mountains which made it look...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 23 November 2016

It was near the end of my northwest trip. This was the first time I visited the salt lake. I could not image how a salt lake would look like before. The first scene came into my eyes were salt mountains. I had never seen...More

Thank 亦舟 余
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The salt lake is an interesting place where the shallow water at the surface provides a reflection and yet the lake is solid enough for people to walk on. It is better to go to the deep end of the lake for photo-taking as the...More

Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My friend and I came here in September 2016. It's a very popular touristy spot. However, it's still worth coming here. We love this place! It's so beautiful and serene! There's something quite amazing about this place. Most people came here to take a ton...More

1  Thank ayu312
Reviewed 4 September 2016

It is a very famous place to go. A lot of ladies prepared colorful cloths with it, just to be ready for taking beatiful pictures. It is a rare place on the planet, with such a big hot area, a lake, with salty dense water....More

Thank Morgan Y
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our experience of the lake was truly mesmerizing. It totally felt like being in a science fiction. We reached there late in the evening and the weather was cloudy. The experience this mix of weather and time generated is something we will never be able...More

Thank mshemyalnisar
Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

The tourist train has stopped working, garbage everywhere and the sculptures is almost gone due to wind and rain. Don't expect anything spectacular. Good place to take photos on a sunny day though!

1  Thank Andréas S
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