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This was the first of the scenic views we visited in Xinjiang and we were not disappointed. It was very crowded but it did not interfere with our enjoyment of the time we spent there. Its worth seeing if you are in and around Urumqi.
The majority of Xinjiang is desert, so it is quite surprising to come across forests and alpine lakes, but this is what you will find here. It is high-altitude, so it is much cooler than the surrounding desert. This also means that visitor pressure is...More
The lake is always crowded as its near to urumqi (about 2 hours by car) and it offers a cool respite from the city. The place is beautiful and if you have time, have your lunch at one of the tents. They serve great lamb...More
An overview of my experience:
Got public transport from the north bus station in Urumqi to Fukang (15 RMB) and then a mini van from Fukang to the Park entrance (10 RMB). This all went smoothly, aside from having to show my passport and explain...More
I couldn't find a lot of recent/thorough details on TripAdvisor outlining the options for how to get to Tianchi, so I tried to list everything as concisely below to help future travelers!
Overall, we enjoyed our visit. It's a nice thing to do, if you...More
An hour drive from Urumqi and it is so worth it. The place is beautiful and plenty of pictures opportunities. There are also food places, however, it is also a good place for picnic.
There is a boat trip , it's ok. If you have...More