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Nanshan Ranch of Urumqi

#10 of 88 things to do in Urumqi Features Animals
Tianshan District, Urumqi 830002, China
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A primitive place not worth the long drive

All you can do is to sit in the yurt and drink some tea. There is nothing much to see and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul C
Ride a horse and sleep in a yurt!

I visited here as part of a 5 day tour of Xinjiang. It was lovely to walk around the pastures and... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Guangzhou, China
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6 Aug 2016
“Good place to relax”
3 weeks ago
“A primitive place not worth the long drive”
Tianshan District, Urumqi 830002, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All you can do is to sit in the yurt and drink some tea. There is nothing much to see and the toilet is primitive. The place is meant to show racial harmony only.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I visited here as part of a 5 day tour of Xinjiang. It was lovely to walk around the pastures and ride a horse. There is also a shuttle bus to the waterfall if you don't want to walk or ride a horse. The waterfall...More

Thank jtaylor946
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Probably it's early winter that we went. There were no one around, ticket booth is closed, shops are no where to be seen. We drove almost 2 hours from urumqi to the pastures. We were greeted with nobody and not much of a view too....More

Thank michelle_pang007
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We went there in an early morning. It was a very beautiful place with mountain ranges, waterfall and wild flowers. Watch out for the high pricey lunch. We paid CNY400 for 20 sticks of mutton, 5 bowls of rice and a plate of fried potatoes.

1  Thank auntiedoris
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Lovely area and a good walk to the waterfall. We were travelling with small children, so we took the mini golf cart ride to the waterfall. It is recommended if you have little kids. Other options are also horseback ride to the falls. But some...More

Thank svrao
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This is one of the tourist sights offered by many local travel agents in URUMQI. The tour takes only half a day, as it is not too far from URUMQI. Nothing too exciting about the RANCH; may be for those who has not been to...More

Thank 313globetrotter
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peter m
How long is this tour and how much
2 October 2015|
Response from 313globetrotter | Reviewed this property |
Most of the travel agents in URUMQI will arrange the tour for you. Try to join the group packaged tour. It is cheaper. However, this is not a popular sight with many tourists. In which case, you have to do the tour as... More