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Kanas Lake Tuwa Village

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Visit to Tuwa Village. (Hemu Village)

I know this place as Hemu village and understand the population is Tuwa Mongolian. It was a couple... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beihai, China
great lanscape for photographers

kanas is one of the most beautiful places in china , i have visited there many times ,but i found... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2016
Kashgar, China
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4 weeks ago
“Visit to Tuwa Village. (Hemu Village)”
3 weeks ago
“Go if you have time to kill”
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Kanas Valley, Burqin County 836600, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cover photo featured for this village is a misrepresentation. Tuwa village is actually a cluster of houses with wooden exteriors. We actually stayed in the village for our 3 day Kanas visit. We did not meet any original Tuwa people (either that or they...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know this place as Hemu village and understand the population is Tuwa Mongolian. It was a couple of bus rides to get here, but I thought it was well worth it although the village is now more commercially orientated and has no doubt increased...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2016

kanas is one of the most beautiful places in china , i have visited there many times ,but i found that it is too touristic and very crowded with people , kanas lake and tuva village are very beautiful it is like the russian siberia...More

3  Thank SilkRoadExpeditions
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Kanas lake is an isolated mountain area at the north weatern corner of China bordering Mongolia on the right,Russia on the north and kazakhstan on the west.The people are descendents of ghenhis khan tribe.The sky is blue,the waters are running cold and pure on a...More

3  Thank jk y
Reviewed 3 August 2014

I was there with my son -21 month old and parents who are in their 50s.Find no foreigngers at all, and we were told this year have much less tourists than before,that is actually good for us, no too busy Lots of my friends have...More

3  Thank Qing Y
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Located at the north of Burqin County, Kanas Lake which means “beautiful, rich and mysterious” in Mongolian is a typical alpine lake on Altay Mountain with an elevation of 1,374 meters. The lake takes on different colors with the change of weather and seasons. The...More

3  Thank Grace F
Reviewed 25 July 2012

Unfortunately this region became one of the last victims of Chinese mass tourism what resulted in an overdose of loud people with no respect to nature and local people's customs. The Tuwa village (Hemu) is unfortunately changing in some kind of Chinese Mickey mouse park...More

4  Thank benquintens
Reviewed 3 October 2011

The arrival of technology and bus load of tourists had a remarkable changes to this once secluded outback.Women were on their blue jean and men with the latest Iphone.Kids were busily fiddling with the latest electronic gadget..Life at this part of the world could be...More

1  Thank ChoonWah
Reviewed 3 August 2011

It took an hour on a very winding road by bus from Jiadengyu Forest Park (Hongfu Kanas Lake Resort) to the bus station (where you need to change to their bus). From there it is another hour on a narrow road with lots of tourist...More

2  Thank MayteePH
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