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Chaka Salt Lake
Qinghai Top 1 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.4/5
9,646 Reviews
Lake
Liked by 36
Open Open from 9:00am-5:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-4 hours
Address: Chakayan Lake, Ulan, Haixi, China
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Official website: http://www.chakasl.com/
Phone: 0977-8246999 0977-8240129

What people are saying:

We arrived and thought it was a bad idea because you started to see a lot of car and crowded. It turned out very well and nice to visit! The place is really big, many people doesn’t really walk, they stop to take photo and taking train. So you can enjoy walking on the lake by yourself. You have to rent the shoes and that cost like 10yuan each. Nice place and recommended for a good sunny day 🤩

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  • 246StephenC
    246StephenC
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    Wonderful salt lake

    This is one of my favorite place in our recent Xining-Dunhuang tour. Hard to imagine that there is such a large body of concentrated salt water located more than 3,000 meters above sea level. While...

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  • KodoDrummer
    KodoDrummer
    Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Urals District
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    Lovely emerald-green & blue waters

    So very beautiful at this time of year. Hardly any sightseers wearing masks. Very scenic with the mountain backdrop.

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  • AmdoBoy
    AmdoBoy
    Xining
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    Qinghai tourist

    We visited Chaka Salt Lake 茶卡盐湖 Chaka salt lake scenic area is the only 4A scenic area of salt lake tourism in China. It is operated by qinghai chaka salt lake cultural tourism development co., LTD. T...

    Reviewed on /Date(1593750356000+0800)/
  • ziyou333
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    AMAZING is just AMAZING

    One of the most beautiful and well organized locations in China for travel and tourists. perfect place for photography, fun vlogs and romantic escapades. Chaka left a beautiful memory inside my heart....

    Reviewed on /Date(1593718167000+0800)/
  • KodoDrummer
    KodoDrummer
    Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Urals District
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    Spectacular crystal-blue waters

    Beautiful, non-polluted, glimmering blue water. To my surprise, this beautiful lake is visited by many. This year over 3 million sightseers will have visited this remote attraction. I'd recommend comi...

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Introduction

Chaka Salt Lake is located on the west side of Qinghai Lake in Chaka Town, Wulan County. It is approximately 80 kilometers from Heimahe Township on the coast of Qinghai Lake. Many travelers touring Qinghai Lake make a point of coming here. Salt has been harvested from Chaka Salt Lake for over 3000 years. The lake has a high salt content that naturally crystallizes to form a white layer over its surface that reflects the sky, clouds, and mountains on the opposite bank. Guests can even walk barefoot onto the lake's surface to view and photograph their own reflections.
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