Tianshan Mountain Scenic Area is located on the north slope of East
Tianshan Mountain. It begins from Han Qi Ravine in the east and
ends at Song Shu Tang in the west. It reaches Tianshan Temple in
the south while it reaches Ming Sha Mountain in the north.
Tianshan Mountain Scenic Area consists of five parts: White Stone,
Ming Sha Mountain, Song Shu Tang, Tianshan Temple and Han Qi
Ravine. During the way from the central city of Kumul to Tianshan
Mountain Scenic Spot, which measure over 70 kilometers (about 43.50
miles) long, people can appreciate five different natural sceneries
including oasis, Gobi or desert, grassland, forest and snowy peaks.
Sceneries along the way like mirages, Feng Sui Yi Zhan (Beacon
Tower Courier Station), Han Bei Tang Miao (Stone Tablets of Han
Dynasty and Temples of Tang Dynasty), pastures, yurts, deer groups
can all present the unique beauty of Silk Road and Western Regions.
Natural landscape in Tianshan Mountain Scenic Spot is very
beautiful. In summer, the grassland is green and boundless, while
in winter, everything is white, making a silver world. Here, there
are clear and rippling lakes, high mountains, tens of thousands of
virgin forest and vast desert. Seasons in Tianshan Mountain Scenic
Spot are different, with fascinating sceneries made by Tianshan
Tianshan Temple on the top of Tianshan Mountain is a three-room
hall made of bricks and wood, with a broken stone tablet. This
scene presents a desolate picture in which there are old temple and
broken stone tablets standing in cold snow. Climb the mountain,
reach the top, and people can overlook the beautiful scenery.
Through the vast sea of forests, the winding mountain path and the
clouds and mist, people can get to know the magnificence of nature.
Apart from the beautiful natural landscape, in Tianshan Mountain
Scenic Spot, there are also various vacation villages and scenic
spots like Ming Sha Mountain, Song Shu Tang Ski Resort and so on.
In hot summer, the weather is cool here, with green grass. So
Tianshan Mountain Scenic Spot is a best place to spend summer
holiday. In winter, everywhere here is covered with thick and white
snow. So it is a good choice for tourists to appreciate snow and
play with snow.
How to Get There:
There is a provincial road (the North Xin Road of Silk Road) that
passes Tianshan Mountain Scenic Spot. Traffic and communication is
quite convenient here.