China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Area isn’t wanting unspoiled, magnificent pure magnificence. The Kanas scenic space is among the must-visit websites in the event you journey to northern Xinjiang.

Situated in Altay Prefecture, Kanas contains a multifaceted scenic space with glaciers, lakes, forests, grasslands and pastures. It affords vacationers completely completely different views because the seasons change. 

Wolong Bay on the Kanas scenic space. /CFP

Wolong Bay on the Kanas scenic space. /CFP

Turquoise is the primary colour of spring in Kanas, as meadows and timber begin to sprout, whereas the water can flip to aquamarine blue and darkish inexperienced in summer time. Autumn is taken into account by many to be essentially the most lovely season in Kanas, because the altering hues of the birch timber mingle with the greens of the spruce to create a multi-layered, colourful world. In winter, the entire space is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and wood homes.

Kanas scenic space in spring. /CFP

Kanas scenic space in spring. /CFP

Kanas scenic space in summer time. /CFP

Kanas scenic space in summer time. /CFP

Kanas scenic space in autumn. /CFP

Kanas scenic space in autumn. /CFP

Kanas scenic space in winter. /CFP

Kanas scenic space in winter. /CFP

Kanas Lake is the deepest freshwater lake in China, masking 45 sq. kilometers and with a median depth of 120 meters. Guests can take a protracted stroll alongside the lake and luxuriate in completely different views from Fairy Bay to Moon Bay to Wolong Bay.

A visit to Kanas takes two or three days.

Moon Bay in autumn on the Kanas scenic space. /CGTN’s Chen Bo

Moon Bay in autumn on the Kanas scenic space. /CGTN’s Chen Bo

Flights from Urumqi to Kanas Airport take about an hour and a half. You then want an hour’s drive alongside the mountainous freeway to reach on the Kanas scenic space. Keep in mind, in winter, which normally begins in late October, solely small automobiles with lower than six seats are allowed to drive into the world.

In the meantime, there are shuttle buses to and from the scenic spots on the huge Kanas scenic space. Usually, the buses can be found from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Do not miss the final bus if you’re taking a stroll alongside the lake.

A common view of the grasslands, mountains and sky at Kanas scenic space in the summertime. /CFP

A common view of the grasslands, mountains and sky at Kanas scenic space in the summertime. /CFP

Resorts on the foot of the Kanas scenic space are normally out there for half a 12 months – from Might to October – however stay closed within the chilly winter, whereas the wood homes within the scenic space stay open to guests year-round. Please ebook early in the event you plan to go to the world throughout a peak season.

A common view of the snow-covered world at Kanas scenic space within the winter. /CFP

A common view of the snow-covered world at Kanas scenic space within the winter. /CFP

Carry water and a few energy-boosting meals as it’s possible you’ll stroll a really very long time alongside the lake. Put on a pair of snug footwear and produce sufficient garments as temperatures range significantly at completely different websites.

(Cowl photograph taken by Chen Bo, redesigned by Liu Shaozhen)