Kanas Lake is tucked away deep in the mountains and forests of Burqin County, nearly 800 kilometers away from the capital of Xinjiang. At the gorgeous and fertile lakeside, you can see the clear and tranquil surface of the lake. The lake's color changes often with the seasons and weather. The area around Kanas Lake is dense with dragon spruce and Faber’s fir trees, and when autumn arrives, the forest shows off different colors of gold, deep red, and dark green.
Hemu Scenic Area is located in Altay Prefecture's Burqin County in Northern Xinjiang, about 30 kilometers east of Kanas Lake. It is a small village that is shared by ethnic Kazakhs and Tuvinians. All the houses in Hemu Village are traditionally simple and quaint. The wooden houses are scattered across the mountain valleys. The local ethnic minority populations are hardworking and lead simple and quiet lives. The Hemu River flows past the village. The waters of the river are light blue and very clear. Near the village lie beautiful grasslands and scenic birch forests.
Keketuohai Scenic Area is in Fuyun County, Altay, North Xinjiang Province. The scenic area consists of the Kalaxianger earth fracture zone, Kekesuli, Ilaymu Lake, and Irtysh Grand Canyon. Here, you can find picturesque canyons, valleys and wetland landscapes, cool lakes and mineral resources. Also, experience the nomadic culture, ethnic customs of western China, local customs and cultural attractions. It is designated an AAAAA scenic spot in China and an international original scenic spot.
Also known as the Colorful River Bank, located in the Irtysh River basin, the Colorful Beach was formed by natural effects, such as wind erosion, water erosion and leaching, and is a typical Yadan landform. The Colorful Beach is also special because of its brilliant colors and diverse shapes. Bright red, green, purple, yellow, brown and other colors appeared on the beach where there was almost nothing after thousands of years of wind erosion, rain and washing by river water.