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. Heavenly Lake of Tianshan is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Urumqi Edition.
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  • Visited in April 2018. Make sure you check the weather before you go!! We did not, made the 3 hour journey there only to find out we could not see ANYTHING due to fog! Also, if you're a foreigner and ...  more »
  • Xinjiang has a travel guide to exchange groups, carpool carpool strategy to exchange all can. You can find all you need here. The need for the micro letter 335409612. Welcome to join us. Thank you, I'm sorry to disturb you,!!!.
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  • The Authority has done a great job in regulating the traffic to the Lake. The ride of 28 kilometer of electric bus up and down from the 'gate station' not only provide a smooth and safe transfer, but ...  more »
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