Fairy place - Swan Lake

Source: CRI [16:39 July 12 2009]

Actually, there are two swan lakes in china. One is in Shandong province, while the other one is here in Mt. tianshan, Xinjiang province.There is a national natural reserve here called Bayinbuluke. Bayinbuluke grassland is the second largest grassland in China with an area of 24,000 km2 and an altitude of 2,300-2,800 meters.

The main residence here are Mongolian people, consisting a percentage of 78% of the local people. The local people are well-known for their protection of swans, which makes them get along well with swans. when the night falls, it is the time swans went out looking for food. You will see many beautiful and elegant swans swimming in the lake.

How to get there:

Trains and planes are recommendly to first get to Kuche, for it is said that highways are a little dangerous. Then buses and cars are available to the Bayinbuluke grassland.