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Kanas lake is located at the Kanas Nature Reserve in Altay mountain area in northern Xinjiang near Russia border. The alpine lake is famous for its beautiful scenery with dense alpine forests filled with spruce surrounding the lake with snow cap mountain.You could take a...More
No wonder some people say that Kanas is the Switzerland of China. The views are simply awesome.
You will need at least 1 full day just to tour this park. Park entrance fee plus shuttle bus transfers within costs 220 RMB per person. Be sure...More
A must visit place if you travel to Xinjiang! Kanas national park is vast and would take at least 2 days to fully discover this gem. Weather is just nice for trekking in summer, about 20-24 degrees in the day. Trekking up guan yu tai...More
We spend close to half a day in this national park. We can spend more time in here, but we ran out of time.
The place is pretty, plenty of photo opportunities. Dragonflies, butterflies, flowers, reflections etc. The stillness of the water in the lake...More
Travelled with a tour group to the National Park. It's quite a drive up here from Urumqi (about 9 hours or more) And the ride was filled with meandering roads going up the mountains. I wouldn't know how else I could have come up here,...More
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
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
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.