Introduction to Kanas Lake (喀纳斯湖)
Kanas Lake, a freshwater lake located in 150 kilometers north of Burqin County of Altay Region in Xinjiang Province. It is nestled to the Altay Mountains with an area of 45.73 square kilometers. This lake is shaped in a long bean and is formed as a result of glacier movement. Kanas Lake is situated within the Kanas Nature Reserve, which is famous for the beautiful sceneries of lakes, rivers, glaciers, forests, mountains, and grasslands.
Burqin County, Altay, North of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
Admission for Kanas Lake: 150 Yuan
Sightseeing Car Rent：80 Yuan for the first time and another 10 Yuan if you enter the second time.
Opening Hours: 8:30AM - 7:30PM
Tel: (+86) 999-8028 697
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 Kanas Lake.
1. The best time to visit the Kanas Lake is in June and September. In June, the grass is green and flowers bloom. Once September comes, the autumn in Kanas Lake is called golden autumn.
2. It is suggested to take warm clothing with you even in summer.
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