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Beautiful lake and sky

Qinghai Lake looks so beautiful. Its Sunrise is amazing. Red Sun light reflect on cloudy and water... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
xingwanlilu
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nyc
On the Silk Road

The plateau above Qinghai Lake is well worth a visit, if only to imagine what it must have been... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
Andrew H
,
Riverside, California
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30 Oct 2017
“Beautiful lake and sky”
6 May 2016
“On the Silk Road”
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Qinghai Lake looks so beautiful. Its Sunrise is amazing. Red Sun light reflect on cloudy and water. Day time the sky was so blue. But the high attitude may cause headache. The ErlangJian park is pretty.

Thank xingwanlilu
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The plateau above Qinghai Lake is well worth a visit, if only to imagine what it must have been like so many years ago, as people went from east to west and vice-versa along the silk road. We encountered some Yak up close on the...More

1  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We travel along the Qinghai plateau in our tour to Qinghai lake. The plateau is at the elevation over 3000 meter. It is a large spread out of yellow savanah sorrounded by snow top mountain and covered by the blue sky. So wonderful view. The...More

1  Thank Darnel-HDI
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We took a silk road tour by car and train. On our way, we visited Qinghai Lake, a beautiful large lake on Qinghai Plateau near the capital of Xining. It is in the Tibetan area. So the cultural environment is quite Tibetan. The time we...More

1  Thank nyclu
Reviewed 18 May 2014

We just finished our trip organized by TIBETAN CONNECTION, a tibetan owned tourism agency, and I would like to share our experience. We were 4 adults and a child of 2 y old. The tour was well organized based on our requests and need. Tashi,...More

4  Thank frikkinaincina
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