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Address: South of the County, Shanshan County 838200, China
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The most fascinating advanture ever

It is near a city called Pichan by natives. It was a part of an ancient state. This place is all history some of which has been hidden under the sands

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shumen, Bulgaria
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Shumen, Bulgaria
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is near a city called Pichan by natives. It was a part of an ancient state. This place is all history some of which has been hidden under the sands

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It is located quite near the city and easy to get to. The sand is smooth as silk and the camels are cute. It was fun to take off your shoes and climb up the dune though it can be exhausting. Remember to bring sunblock.

Thank Katy H
Guangzhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Our group visited the Kumtag desert as part of a 5 day tour of Xinjiang and we absolutely loved it! We had a dune buggy ride, ride camels and ran up sand dunes and slid down on a toboggan. The views were incredible and it was a highlight of the trip for most of our group. Aim to spend 2-3... More 

Thank jtaylor946
Dusseldorf, Germany
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335 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

We. Had a great time experiencing this pretty special attraction - it takes quite some effortsd to climb the dunes but it is definitely worthwhile to do as the view from the highest dune definitely justifies the physical exercise if climbing up. The location is pretty much commercialized but it is not all agressive - hence, a good place for... More 

Thank FamTrescher
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2012

This is the only real attraction in Shanshan County. It is a commercial area of sand dunes which come down to the southern end of the city. Nothing like as spectacular as Dunhuang. But not as crowded either. Various activities - dune buggies (self drive if you want), camel rides, and a couple of commercialised large perfectly formed high dunes... More 

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