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Lake Kokonor, Xining

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web
Explore the ellipse-shaped natural beauty at Lake Kokonor. The lake rests encircled by mountains at an altitude of 3,195 m (10,482 ft), making it a refuge with cool air and views of green landscapes. Go on a hiking trip to explore the farmlands where herds of cattle go about their business and wheat sways with the wind. Each season brings new vibrant colors to the lake's environment, as well as migrating animals and tourists. Apart from enjoying the natural wonders, you can also go on a yak ride to visit surrounding historic sites or go fishing. For a reasonable fee, you can rent tents and food if you're game for camping. Using our custom trip planner, Xining attractions like Lake Kokonor can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • 我们是夏天8月自驾去的青海湖,巍巍的群山和西岸辽阔的草原披上绿装,景色十分绮丽。辽阔起伏的千里草原就象是铺上一层厚厚的绿色的绒毯,野花把绿色的绒毯点缀的如锦似缎,数不尽的牛羊和膘肥体壮的骢马犹如五彩斑驳的珍珠洒满草原;湖畔大片整齐如画的农田麦浪翻滚,菜花泛金,芳香四溢;青海湖畔山青水秀,天高气爽,碧波万顷,水天一色,真是美不胜收!唯一让人痛心的是,旅游景点垃圾遍野,牛粪马粪到处可见臭气熏天,管理混...  read more »
  • It's very cold when we reach there. So please bring warm clothing when visiting the place. The lake sits at 3190m high and it is only about 100km from Xining, which is the capital of Qinghai province....  read more »
  • Beautiful salt water lake with waves. It's a bit like walking along the sea. Is very touristy operated, so highly recommended outdoor season.
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