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Hemu Village

 Burqin Attractions

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Introduction to Hemu Village (禾木村)

Located in the north of Xinjiang Province, Hemu Village is one of the three villages in Burqin. It is the biggest and farest village of the remaining 3 Tuvans Village. Hemu Village is the gathering of Tuvans.

It covers an area of 3,040 square kilometers. All the houses here are built up with wood. The village is mostly famous for its amazing scenery in autumn when the village is blazoned with autumnal color.

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Burqin County, Altay, North of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

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Main Sights

Hemu Village, Hemu River, Kanas Lake, Baihaba Village

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Travel Information

Admission for Hemu Village: Free

Ticket for Hemu River Drifting: 200 Yuan

Opening Hours: Whole day

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1. You can take flight from Urumqi to Burqin and take shuttle buses from the Airport to Kanas Scenic Area. If you want to enjoy the scenery freely along the way, it is  recommended to take a  private car from Burqin Airport to Hemu Village.

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Travel Tips 

1. The temperature changes a lot between day and night, especially in mountainous areas, so visitors are suggested to take warm coats even in summer. 

2. It is recommended to appreciate the beautiful scenery at the sunrise.

3. Please pay respect to the local customs such as you should note that the Tuwa people worship water and fire. What’s more, Kazak people living in the Altay area have some taboos in daily life.

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