Kanas Lake Tour
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- Authentic Local Restaurants
- Private Car and Driver
- Entrance Fees
- Service Charge & Government Taxes
- Tour Arrangements
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This nine day tour gives you the opportunity to explore the mysterious Kanas Lake in the northern most reaches of Xinjiang near the Russian boarder. The wild Burqin River will arouse your love of nature. The border village Hemu welcomes you to enjoy a completely different view of life.
Duration: 9 Days
Place & Transport: Arrive in Urumqi, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Urumqi), A Free CH cell phone package
- A Free CH cell phone package:
A Free CH cell phone package includes free rental for the cell phone and SIM card (Includes prepaid value of CNY 50), delivery and collection in China. Return the phone to your guide when you depart. For more about the cell phone rental service, please click cell phone rental information.China Highlights also provides a Wi-Fi package so that you can connect to the internet in China anytime and anywhere. Our 3G service provides speeds of up to 21Mbps on your smart phone, pad or laptop, so you can stay in contact. For more detail please visit Wi-Fi rental information .
Enjoy a day visit to the Heavenly Lake. Cruise on the Heavenly Lake is also included. --Heavenly Lake: The Heavenly Lake is a very beautiful mountain lake formed more than million years ago in the 4th glacial epoch, so the water in it is pure and icy. The altitude of the lake is up to 2150 meters above the sea level and got its fame as the "jewel in the crown". To the east of the lake stands the Bogda Peak-the highest peak in the east part of Tian Shan Mountain, which is capped by glacier and snow glistening in the sun, finely contrasted with blue lake water, forming a fabulous scenery. Note: Please bring your warm jacket along, it would be a little cold when taking the cruise on Heavenly Lake
Drive some 400km northwards to Fuyun today and visit the Multi-colored Bay which locates in Fuyun County. --Multi-colored Bay:The movie "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" has left you a deep impression of the multicolored stone bay where the heroine Ziyi was hidden, this special desert scene shot in the movie is located at the Gobi desert, about 220 kilometers from Fuyun county of Xinjiang.
Morning departure for some 400km to Burqin and discover this border city on your own.
Kanas is only 150km away from Burqin county. Drive to this dreaming world after your breakfast. --Kanas Lake Natural Reserve Area: It is the most beautiful mountain lake you have never seen. It is the latest lake open to all tourists in China and has attained a reputation as "the tourism pearl of Mountain Altai". The lake takes on different colors following the four seasons of the year, sometimes it's crystal blue, sometimes it's dark green, or even gray, you may find it containing many colors setting off each another at a time, thus it got a name as the color-changing lake.
A free day on your own to breathe in the fresh air and all beautiful landscape. You also have the option of taking a boat trip which is highly recommended, also a visit to local ethnic family -TUWA people. -The Tuwa Tribe: A Mongolian tribe called Tuwa lives on the south bank of the Kanas Lake. Believing in Lamaism, it is a valiant ethic minority with a long history. Tuwa people speak Turkish, resembling the language of Kazakh, and live on hunting and graze. They also have a special folk custom. Overnight at Russian style wooden house.
drive to Burqin County, on the way we can have several stops at Kazak yurts and their grassland. You can pay a visit the Burqin River as well. -Burqin River: converge complex thaw glaciers, and covers an area of 5588 square kilometers, the Burqin river is 25 kilometers long with its deepest place of about 176 meters, there are various plants growing around the lake, which is an ideal place for sightseeing.
Drive some 800km from Burqin to Urumqi. On the way visit the Monster City. --Monster City : It's located in the Wu'wehe District, in the northeast of Kelamayi City. It's 90 kilometers away from the urban area. It has an abundant scientific connotation and extremely high ornamental value. It is a Yardan landform shaped by wind erosion and looks like ruined castles or various kinds of animals. When the day falls, the furious wind blow wildly in the city, which sounds just like angry ghost's wailing, so the local Kazakh people call it "Monster City".
After breakfast, your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and transfer you to the airport for your flight to the next destination. Service End.
- Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge.
- Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
- More people more discounts. Low season, lower price.
- * Single Room Supplement prices are shown: Superior/Deluxe/Economy
|Nov.1 - Mar. 31||Superior||Deluxe||Economy||Single Room Supplement *|
|2-5 Persons||-||-||$1,759||- / - / $413 /|
|6-9 Persons||-||-||$1,259||- / - / $413 /|
|Apr.1 - Oct.31||Superior||Deluxe||Economy||Single Room Supplement *|
|2-5 Persons||-||-||$1,899||- / - / $510 /|
|6-9 Persons||-||-||$1,369||- / - / $510 /|
Tour Length: 9 Days
Attractions: Heavenly Lake, Boat for Cruise on the Heavenly Lake, Multi-colored Bay, Border Pass, Tour Pass, The Forestry Protection Fee in Buerjin, Kanas Lake Natural Reserve Area, Monster City
|Urumqi||Lucky Chance Hotel
|Fuyun||Fuyun Tourist Hotel
|Burqin||Burqin Tourist Hotel
|Kanas||Hongfu Lake Kanas Resort
|Burqin||Burqin Tourist Hotel
|Urumqi||Lucky Chance Hotel
- Entrance Fees:
To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
- Phone Rental Package:
Rental cost for the cell phone and SIM card for use in mainland China, and at least 30 mins of FREE international calls.
All meals as specified in the itinerary.
If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
- Private Transfers:
Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Urumqi, Fuyun, Burqin, Kanas by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
Your comfort is our priority! Click here to get a description of the vehicles that we use for our tours.
As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
- Service Charge & Government Taxes:
The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
Click here to learn more about the insurance coverage and the sum insured.
- Luggage Transfers:
Between airports and hotels.
The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
- Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
- Single Room Supplement.