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Lake Kokonor

151km From the 109 National Rd Qingzang Highway, Xining, China
+86 974 851 9680
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151km From the 109 National Rd Qingzang Highway, Xining, China
+86 974 851 9680
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the lake a couple of years ago, and I can say the views don't worth spent time. Well, if you are going in this direction short 10-15 km detour is OK, but obviously it is foolishly to go there especially. Well, may be...More

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a day trip to Qinghai Lake from Xining, the capital city of Qinghai province. i must say the journey was more interesting than the destination itself. unlike most parts of China, Qinghai province is rather sparsely populated. In fact, you see more sheep...More

Thank m l
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This is a day trip as it is about 90 miles away. Even though it is by a 4 lane highway, it takes about 3 hours to get there. Heavy truck traffic & a 13,000 pass slow you down. It is a beautiful drive and...More

1  Thank Patty6-13
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Probably we should'nt decided to go to the "Inside Lake Scenic Area", but we did. We thought that this would be the place to see and understand the lake. Well, from there you see the lake, it is true. Scenic? Not at all. There is...More

1  Thank cgriell
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Have to say the place is so beautiful in summer , but it's another kind of beauty in winter.best season for travel there is July to August, but usually a lot of people by that time .. so if you enjoy some quiet time, better...More

1  Thank Crystal Q
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

July and August will be the best time come because of the greens & flowers 🌺. Fortunately it snow a day earlier and the snow cap mountain and the blue blue water looks great. 450Km2 is really big salt lake .

2  Thank Tk N
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Its a huge lake. Unfortunately when we went their cruise ships didn't started functioning but it still a very nice place.

Thank Salman B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It's also known as Qinghai Lake. I actually went to Xining to see the lake and to take the train to Lhasa instead of flying from Beijing. I have a separate review on the train trip but the scenery for neither of them is really...More

1  Thank Gordonnomad
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Rent you own driver to visit this place. You will have more places to go and much more time to spend, as long as you like.

1  Thank frederico_son
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It is a nice drive to the lake just to see outside of Xining. The lake is considered a mustsee place but it will depend on the season though. Go there in the monsoon time will probably see cloudy/raining weather and the view of the...More

Thank AlexTung
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30 July 2016|
Response from Niceman2005 | Reviewed this property |
If you stay in hotel, you may check with Concierge or downlaod an apps to hire through internet (beware of safety), the former one is recommended.