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Lake Kokonor, Xining
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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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  • I expect a spectacular view, and the driver stopped us at the edge of the Lake, at the end of a (paid). I think and I hope that going around of the Lake when there time is much more beautiful and interesting.
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  • The Qinghai Lake, also known as Lake Kokonor, is a must-see. It is amazingly beautiful and is perhaps the most beautiful lake in China. In July, the weather was mild and it was really a good time to g...  more »
  • 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...  more »