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Heavenly Lake of Tianshan, Urumqi

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Head up to Heavenly Lake of Tianshan, a vast and scenic lake nestled high up in the mountains. Shaped into a crescent form by glacial movement, the body of water has a surface area of 4.9 sq km (1.9 sq mi), and a depth of 105 m (344 ft) at its deepest point. Designated a AAAAA scenic area by China's National Tourism Administration, the dramatic visual effect of the lake and its forested shores, backed by snowy peaks, can be seen from a number of accessible viewpoints, or during a boat trip on the lake itself. Add Heavenly Lake of Tianshan and other attractions to your Urumqi trip itinerary using our Urumqi trip itinerary maker.
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  • It was so unfortunate that when my husband and I visited, snow fell and the mountain was so foggy so we couldn't see anything! But it was still a winter wonderland and we enjoyed the sites. It was a v...  more »
  • Lake (glandular Cooley) of fresh water coming from the mountains covered with snow and now knows how deep the Lake there are a number of places for camping and picnic boats with confusion.
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  • Was with a tour group and we first went on a boat tour where we cruise on the lake. Upon reaching the entrance, there will be a short hike upslope to the lake area. Quite a leisure hike given the weat...  more »