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Tianshan Tianchi Lake

Within Tianshan Scenic Resort, Urumqi 830002, China
+86 400 870 6110
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Formerly known as Yaochi (Jade Lake), it is guarded by the stately peaks and offers a spectacular sight.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The day we picked ended up being very wet & foggy. Still a good trip but I'm sure it's to much better with good weather

Thank Jon-Irene
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An easy reach from Urumqi, take a bus from the north bus station ( bei jan ) to Fukang where a mini bus goes to the park gate. What to expect, very high entry fee 213 kwai and a couple of bus rides with the...More

Thank Hazzz M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Straight from the spot as I am staring at the heavenly lake right now, I would like to express my regret for having decided to come here, taking a whole day and spending ¥60 (bus) + ¥215 (park entry and park bus). The lake itself...More

1  Thank TOsunnyfirst
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We went there early October and the weather was lovely and the sights and nature were wonderful! It s expensive but the best thing to do around Urumqi. Reading some blog saying hiking was easy and beautiful... we started our hiking around the lake... it...More

1  Thank Maï L
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Clean, natural, a place like you can only imagine in dreams. Although the ticket is a bit costly but definitely worthy.

Thank James W
Reviewed 25 June 2017

It also call "Heaven Lake of Tianshan" If you can walk up to the top of Tianshan or may be half way, you will amaze what you see.

Thank C-Liz1
Reviewed 19 June 2017

There is not too much to do in Urumqi, so a good pick is to spend a day at Tianchi Lake. Not too overrun by local tourists and luckily not too much infrastructure there, offering a glimpse of nature in the Tianshan mountains. Temperatures can...More

Thank Christo02
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Didn't stay longer than 30min at the lake because the sky was overcast within 5 min of our arrival and visibility was prob 3m or lesser. But we still had a good time in the immersive experience of the native culture, enjoying the Milk tea...More

Thank adelinelyn
Reviewed 20 May 2017

After a hairy bus ride up the mountain we had a brief walk around and a boat-ride on the lake. With a bit more time a walk around the shore would have been lovely, but sadly this time I didn't get the chance. It's a...More

1  Thank MikeyjT30
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Read some previous review giving instruction on how to go to this lake by bus. It works exactly as stated/instructed. You will have to take this as a whole day affair because the journey itself will take some time. Spent 2 hours picnicking at the...More

Thank Rosli_xia
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