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Kanas Lake Tuwa Village, Burqin County

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#2 of 40 in Historic Sites in Xinjiang Uygur
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See the lake changing color several times a day, depending on the sun's position, at Kanas Lake Tuwa Village, considered by China National Geography Magazine as one of the most beautiful towns and villages in country. The landscape amazes with its snow-capped mountains surrounding the pristine lake, while the fresh air re-energizes the body. Spend a night in the village with the local folks, whose culture traces its origins to the famous Genghis Khan. Enter local huts, built from pine with slanted roofs to prevent the snow from building up. After you've explored the local culture and cuisine, try horse riding through the lush green valley. For Kanas Lake Tuwa Village and beyond, use our Burqin County tour planner to get the most from your Burqin County vacation.
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  • Really is a very small village, less than 20 families, is located at the foot of, like a missing in modern society still preserve their original character Pearl. Solitude. Look, don't bother it.
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  • kanas is one of the most beautiful places in china , i have visited there many times ,but i found that it is too touristic and very crowded with people , kanas lake and tuva village are very beautiful...  more »
  • Kanas lake is an isolated mountain area at the north weatern corner of China bordering Mongolia on the right,Russia on the north and kazakhstan on the west.The people are descendents of ghenhis khan t...  more »

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Where to stay in Burqin County

The greatest number of accommodations in Burqin County sit in the county seat, Burqin Town. Hotels, hostels, and guesthouses dot the streets of this county town, with various tastes and budgets catered for. Close to the Burqin River, you're already near to some of the most impressive natural attractions of Burqin County, although some visitors opt to stay further to the north. A scattered few lodges and hotels can be found in the national park that surrounds Kanas Lake, the key attraction of the county.
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