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Sailimu Lake

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Sailimu or Sayram Lake

Beautiful surprise when we came upon this lake, was not expecting it. Something special about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beihai, China
Simply Amazing!

Wonderful place! Very quiet! still not very touristic! You can rent bikes on the spot and cycle... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
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Sailimu Lake, Within Bole, Bole 833400, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful surprise when we came upon this lake, was not expecting it. Something special about the atmosphere. So happy we found it. Also able to buy fresh fish from this crystal clear lake and had our hotel cook for us that evening. Another great experience...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Wonderful place! Very quiet! still not very touristic! You can rent bikes on the spot and cycle around (however the whole lake is around 100km). it is 30 RMB per bike per day. People living there are very helpful - you can easily find a...More

2  Thank AleksandraM866
Reviewed October 24, 2017

We have been traveling in a private car; we drove around the lake and discovered an ancient Mongol garrison made of earth and bricks . A gorgeous site. You will find silence and peaceful atmosphere there. So rare in China

Thank Desvergnes
Reviewed July 18, 2017

This is one of the most attractive lakes i have ever seen. We take 8 hours van ride to be here. The lake is at a high place, so the weather is cold. The van take us to circle the lake, for 2 hours' ride....More

1  Thank Morgan Y
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Many tourist. The lake is not as beautiful as what I expected. Possibly, there are too many beautiful scenery in Xinjiang, and make the beautiful standard very high.

Thank 954hungg
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Lake is just awsome. Physically its located on G30 road to Yining/iLi and further Kazikistan. So more accessable and convenient from Yining instead Bole I think. At the lake enterance there are many hotels, restaurents and shops. I guess June to August is best time...More

Thank Zafar Y
Reviewed June 12, 2016

We went in beginning of July and stayed overnight with Kazakh Nomads in their authentic yurt after negotiating a price of 120rmb including a horse ride. The lake and grassland was beautiful but too bad it is next to the highway. (But this made it...More

2  Thank Channing L
Reviewed December 10, 2015

the color of the water on the huge lake is the reflection of the sky and snow. Sayram lake is one of the beautiful lake at Xinjiang. Kazakhstan residents discript the lake as the drop of tear from their god. you can enjoy riding horse...More

Thank louise l
Reviewed October 14, 2015

great place. teeming with bird life. camping a couple of nights would do this place justice. need your own 4WD. our last stop: Nalati our next stop: Kanas

Thank T L
Reviewed September 26, 2014

I have been to make mountainous lakes around the world, including some nameless but scenic lakes in Switzerland and Bolivia. However this one is absolutely the one with most beautiful views. I would like to camp for couple more days with my peers along the...More

3  Thank liu b
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