Tours to Karashar, China

Tours to China give travelers the opportunityget acquainted with the life, traditions and way of life of the multinational and multi-faith population of this country. Currently, a tour operator in China can offer trips to various regions of the Middle Kingdom. Many tourists are interested to visit the small town of Karashar, which is located in the north-west of the country in the Bayangol-Mongol Autonomous District, which is part of the Xinjiang-Uygur Autonomous Region.

Karashar (in translation - "Black City) isOne of the ancient Buddhist cities in China, once, even before our era, it was a thriving city-state, conveniently located on the edge of the Takla Makan desert near the picturesque foothill oases. Later, one of the routes of the Great Silk Road passed through this settlement. Today it is quite a modern city with all the benefits of civilization and a developed infrastructure, which contributes to the comfortable rest of tourists.

Already on the outskirts of Karashar, approaching the cityBy car or bus, you can see the Buddhist ancient temples, which are the main attractions of these places. Nicholas Roerich used to be here, having left his memories and studies of the life of the local population. Since then, little has changed, Karashar's life flows slowly and measuredly, and travelers, arriving in the city, are plunged into this calm and philosophical and serene rhythm.
Different regions of China are attractive in their own way.for tourists, and if lovers of the noisy and vibrant life that the metropolis can provide, prefer to rest in Beijing, then those who wish to visit an ecologically clean corner, closer to nature, can take an interesting trip to Karashar. In addition to trips to the mountains and exploring the architectural ensembles of Buddhist temples, tourists can visit Lake Bagrash-Kul (in some cases its name is spelled Bagrashköl).
It is located 24 kilometers from the city, and tohe is led by a very picturesque road. This body of water, located at an altitude of 1030 meters above sea level, is the largest inland lake in China, many species of fish live here (carp, silver carp, herring, etc.). In the spring, summer and autumn months on the lakeside is very beautiful, it is not surprising that both the Chinese themselves and travelers from other countries willingly come here.

It is curious that Karashar is the second city onthe planet as far from the sea as possible. Further from the nearest coast (at a distance of 2500 kilometers) there is only the center of the autonomous region - the city of Urumqi. The unusual geographical position of this area is recorded even in the Guinness Book of Records. Remoteness from the sea, nature compensates for the proximity of a large and deep (up to 16 meters) Lake Bagrash-Kul.

A stay in Karashar gives tourists the opportunityTake a closer look at the life, customs and customs of the local population. It should be noted that residents of the city sacredly honor cultural traditions that are enshrined in national dances and songs. Very colorful are the performances of local artists, who always attract the attention of travelers who want to touch the roots of Buddhist culture.
There are few such unique on the map of Chinaand peculiar cities like Karashar, it is not surprising that Russian tourists willingly come here. Of course, tours to Hainan are much more popular than tours to Karashar, and this is not surprising, but still there are many who want to visit this ancient Buddhist town.

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