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Moon Bay

4.7/5310 Reviews
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Burqin, Altay, Xinjiang, China
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About Moon Bay

Moon Bay is a bend of the Kanas River that lies upstream from Wolong Bay. As a result of the elevation difference of the lakebed, the changes in upstream water inflow, and the light effect, Moon Bay presents magnificent, changing colors. Moon Bay is sandwiched between mountains on its east and west, along which the river winds, forming a crescent moon, hence the name. In the upper and lower river bays, there exist two small sandy beaches resembling footprints. These unique features are described as the Immortal Footprints by locals.

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  • 孟氏老树
    5.0

    The ticket for Kanas Scenic Spot is 275 yuan, including interval bus. Visitors'Center, Jiadengyu and Sanwan are accessible. But if you go to Hemu, Baihaba and Guanyutai, you have to buy another ticket, which also includes the interval bus. Sanwan itself does not need a ticket. The fare is included in the ticket of the scenic spot. Three Bays from south to north is the route of most tour groups. The advantage is that the arrangement is compact after entering the scenic area. But it's better for individual travelers to arrange Sanwan in the morning and take a bus to Shenxian Bay at 7 o'clock. The morning fog there is fantastic, and then walk to Moon Bay and Wolong Bay. Because the light was too dark to go to Moon Bay too early, and the morning fog was dispersed to Shenxian Bay too late. The Moon Bay has no morning fog most of the time. Only after it rains on the first day can there be morning fog on the next day. The appearance of morning fog in Moon Bay is not ideal for tourists. Only when the light and shadow shine, the blue water in that Bay will change into strange colors, especially in Wolong Bay. If you don't have the chance to watch the morning mist in Shenxian Bay, you must see the sunrise in the grass or Baihaba, otherwise it would be a pity to visit Kanas. Below is a picture taken around 8:40 on September 12. The light is dim. It was just right when we arrived at Wolong Bay.

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  • qd5967837
    5.0

    Moon Bay, the most famous scenic spot of Kanas Lake. Kanas Lake draws a beautiful arc here, like the bending moon falling into this lush canyon, which makes countless visitors intoxicated. This is a resort for photography enthusiasts. From spring to autumn, from morning to evening, under different climatic effects and light, a water month constantly changes its mysterious charm, providing photography enthusiasts with endless wonderful pictures. Moon Bay is another boutique in Kanas Scenic Area. One kilometer north of Wolong Bay, you can see the picturesque Moon Bay. The Moon Bay is sandwiched between the East and West mountains, and the rivers are circuitous along the mountain, just like a crescent moon. In the "Bay Moon", there are two flat islands that are particularly noticeable, like two giant footprints. There is a legend about the footprints left by the Dragon King of the West Sea when he surrendered to the river monster; some people say that Chang'e of the Big Foot left the footprints carelessly when she couldn't find her husband in the world and was forced to go to heaven to seek her husband; others say that this was the footprints left by Genghis Khan, who was proud of the day, when he was chasing the enemy's arrows footsteps like flying. Different opinions make people have infinite reverie. Standing on the Panshan Road 60 meters above the river surface, we can have a bird's eye view of Moon Bay. It feels close to us, but it's really far from us. It's very impressive and soul-stirring. Moon Bay is really beautiful. Just look at it, she may be imprinted in your mind and engraved in your heart all her life. There are also Shenxian Bay, Wolong Bay and other scenic spots.

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  • 少年黄丢丢
    5.0

    Moon Bay is located in the middle of the Three Bays. I suggest you take a car to view the Moon Bay for detailed photographs when you go down the hill. Of course, you can also take a hike. Because I went up and down many times, I found that when I went up the mountain, the car usually could not get off, and when I went down, I could get off or get on. However, many people queued to get on the bus in Sanwan. I went to Sanwan in September when summer vacation and eleventh rush hour were staggered. I still had to queue up. Maybe it's because the leaves are yellow and green at this time.

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    Reviewed on 1521780334000
  • we****xu
    5.0

    Kanas's most famous scenic spot, located about 1 kilometer above the Hanas River in Wolong Bay, is an extension of the Wolong Bay meander, where the Kanas River Bed forms several semi-crescent bays composed of anti-quot; S curved meanders, known as Moon Bay is one of the landmark scenic spots in Kanas. I didn't notice immortal footprints when walking along the aisle, but in the process of walking from Moon Bay to Wolong Bay, it is beautiful to change scenery step by step.

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    Reviewed on 1507115996000
  • 当地向导江南游子
    5.0

    The Moon Bay of Kanas Lake, located about 1 kilometer upstream of Wolong Bay, is an extension of the Wolong Bay meander. The beautiful and quiet Moon Bay will change with the change of Kanas Lake water. It is indeed a pearl embedded in the Kanas River. The Kanas River Bed forms several half-crescent bays here, which are composed of anti "S" meanders. They are called "Moon Bay". Moon Bay twists and turns between the valleys. The water surface is smooth as a mirror. There are two small beaches in the upper and lower river bays which resemble footprints. They are very peculiar. They are called "immortal footprints" by the local people. The moon also wants a long blue tie. Tuva new village cabin sets out to live in cabin Baihaba village of Kanas Lake, Wolong Bay, Shenxian Bay, Moon Bay. Beautiful all the way.

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  • smalmonkey
    5.0

    Kanas business card. Three Bays Moon Bay is the most popular one. The Kanas River Bed forms several half-crescent bays which are composed of anti-S-shaped meanders. They are called Moon Bay. The scenery is very beautiful, with birch and larch forests all over the mountains, lakes and rivers full of colors like oil paintings.

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    Reviewed on 1505398882000
  • M14****93
    5.0

    On May 9, 2017, Xinjiang Altay Region/Buljin County/Kanas Scenic Area/Moon Bay/Sunny 14:30 p.m. arrived at Moon Bay by interval bus. First of all, the green lake water was like a dense forest covered with emeralds. Along the wooden trestle road, the Moon Bay River showed natural ecology, beautiful and changeable colors. The beauty of Moon Bay shocked the vision. After a long time, the mobile phone had no space to stop. It continued to descend along the wooden trestle road. Walking along the river was like a fairyland on earth, birch and larch, snow-capped snow mountain, and green and vital grassland. It was like a palette overturned in the sky, with beautiful and rich pictures in front of it. It was amazing that nature created it. Miracle.

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  • 186****8101
    5.0

    Moving from Shenxian Bay to Moon Bay, Wooden Trestle Road passed through the dense forest and was exhausted. Suddenly, I saw a beautiful water. I took pictures. Only when I met other tourists, I realized that I had reached Moon Bay and almost missed it perfectly.

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  • 李lilin
    5.0

    The scenery is very beautiful, the temperature difference between morning and evening is very big, the scenery is different, need to add and subtract clothes, the morning mist is steaming, like fairyland, in the evening sunset red, charming and sexy delicate beauty, it is worth seeing, the best to go twice.

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    Reviewed on 1538921504000
  • M28****9086
    5.0

    Kanas Lake water is like jade, landscape painting, marveling at the charm of nature's miraculous ghost father. The Moon Bay flows quietly, the heart is quiet, just want to keep the heart of the moment forever, feel the beauty of nature. Enchanted.

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    Reviewed on 1536814239000
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