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Tianshan Tianchi Lake

Within Tianshan Scenic Resort, Urumqi 830002, China
+86 400 870 6110
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All Inclusive Private Day Tour to Tianchi Heavenly Lake from Urumqi
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Heaven Lake Day Tour from Urumqi
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Formerly known as Yaochi (Jade Lake), it is guarded by the stately peaks and offers a spectacular sight.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent an enjoyable afternoon at the lake, I really don't understand why some of the reviews are so bad. The day we went it had snowed and flurried on and off. Everything was fresh with beautiful white powder sprinkled on it. The day was...More

Thank Geonannie
Reviewed 1 week ago

This makes for a very good day trip from Urumqi. It just is a bit of a drive so really is an all day kind of thing to enjoy. Picnic lunch to enjoy while gazing at the lake is what I suggest.

Thank TheTravelPirate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The heavenly lake wasn't part of my original itinerary but since we arrived late October and snow had started falling in the region. Some roads have been closed. Our guide told us bayanbulak grasslands by winter is closed due to dangerous road conditions. In any...More

Thank wt1986
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes the narrow road to Heavenly Lake is very scenic, and yes the lake is very beautiful, but there are 30,000 to 40,000 tourists a day coming to view the lake with you. The area is too commercial and way to crowded to make the...More

Thank BostonSkier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very scenic place to visit especially if the sun is shining and it snowed the previous night. The boat trip in a very kitsch Sampan style of vessel gives a closer view of some of the temples which unfortunately we had too little time...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 16 October 2017

40,000 tourists with selfie sticks come here a day. you arrive following at least a 2.5 hr drive from urumqi. You walk around, get on many shuttle buses here and there, see a lake, it's nice...... But it's not so relaxing with the 40,000 tourists,...More

Thank Sand-Geologist
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Our family visited the Tianchi Lake on Oct 2. We just came from Kashgar, which was a spectacular - in contract the Tianchi Lake was very basic. The natural beauty was semi destroyed with all the construction and walkways constructed. This is by no way...More

Thank shilpibiswas
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Just like all the national attractions,you have to pay to get in The price is 220 RMB which is quite steep in xianjiang After you enter the gate, you have to switch to a smaller shuttle bus to to the lake which is another 40-45...More

2  Thank Allan & Amy T
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This place is getting rather crowded n a little commercialized, nonetheless the scenery is still pretty nice. Can view some changing colors of the leaves during this time as you take the boat ride..if one has time it maybe worthwhile to take the rope way...More

Thank Joni H
Reviewed 17 September 2017

To get a feel of what I write, I know only a few Mandarin words. We followed a guided tour that begins from the North Entrance of the People's Park, Urumqi City. We bought the bus tickets (RMB100/2 pax) a day before. The bus leaves...More

Thank Steven_Teo
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