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Crouching Dragon Bay

 Burqin Attractions

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Introduction to Crouching Dragon Bay (卧龙湾)

Crouching Dragon Bay is located about 10 kilometers away from Irtysh River and 140 kilometers away from Burqin County. It is called Kazan Lake, or Guodi Lake, which is named as its shape resemble the bottom of a pan. Crouching Dragon Bay has beautiful and attractive scenery with green and dense forests surrounded, Crouching Dragon Bay is actually formed by a series of meandering bays under the influence of water erosion. 

At the entrance of Irtysh River to the Crouching Dragon Bay, torrents run into the rocks with sprays flying around. While when it comes into the Crouching Dragon Bay, you see a different view. Crouching Dragon Bay has a wide river bend. When the great Irtysh River runs through this area, it slows its speed. Water in the Bay becomes gentle and wavy with wind, shinning under sunlight, blue and clear, its tranquility and serenity become more natural and charming.

Around the Crouching Dragon Bay, there are green mountains and dense forests. At the spring and summers, mountains are decorated with colorful wild flowers. In autumn, the blue bay reflects the golden trees to present a spectacular of two different colors. At the winter, the white snow-covered mountains and banks makes the Crouching Dragon Bay more serene and peaceful. There is a small island in the center of Crouching Dragon Bay with green forests and grass.

Crouching Dragon Bay is a great destination for summer resort. Have a rest in the forest, sightseeing on the bank, or take a boat in the river, or fishing on the bank, all are great experiences.

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Inside the Kanas Scenic Area, Burqin County, Altay, North of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

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Main Sights

Crouching Dragon Bay, Fairy Bay, Kanas Lake

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Travel Information

All-inclusive Ticket for Kanas Scenic Area: 185 Yuan, children who are less than1.2 meters or no more than 6 years old are free of charge.

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

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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 Kanas Scenic Area, then transfer the sightseeing car to Crouching Dragon Bay.

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Travel Tips 

1. Recommended duration for a visit is about two hours.

2. It is suggested to take warm clothing with you even in summer.  

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