Karajun Scenic Area

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Karajun is Kazakh, meaning "the wilderness on the ridge". Karajun Mountain is a stretch of mountains from east to west. On both sides of it are hills with ravines and combs. The mountain plains fluctuate and fall, and there are dense primitive spruce forests. Everything here is in its original state, without any tourist facilities.

Geographical resources

 Karajun-Kuokesu Scenic Area is located in the Tianshan Mountain in the south of Turks County, northwest of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

 Karajun grassland is located between 2000 and 3600 meters above sea level. It is an alpine meadow grassland with a width of about 25 kilometers in the north and south, a length of more than 40 kilometers in the East and west, and a total area of more than 1000 square kilometers.

 Karajun grassland is rich in precipitation, cool climate and rich soil, which is very suitable for the growth of pasture.

 natural resources

 Karajun grassland is a typical "Five-Flower Meadow" grassland with hundreds of high-quality forage species. "Karajun" is Kazakh, meaning "the wilderness on the ridge". Karajun Mountain is a stretch of mountains from east to west. On both sides of it are hills with ravines and combs. The mountain plains fluctuate and fall, and there are dense primitive spruce forests.

 The top of Karajun Mountain is a plateau landform that inclines southward, with fragrant grass withering and blooming flowers, like a stretching blue carpet, stretching all the way to the foot of the snow-capped mountain. Experts from FAO visited the grassland and dumped it. They believed that the Karajun grassland was one of the rare first-class natural grasslands in the world.

 Every year from mid-June to mid-September is the golden season of Karajun grassland. At this time, about 200,000 livestock in Turks, Gongliu and other counties were transferred to this place to stay in the summer and catch fat. Even the delicate goats of Gonness Breeding Farm use this place for summer.

 Main attractions

Karajun Grassland

The Karajun Mountains stretch across the Karajun grassland in an east-west direction, stretching for 42 kilometers. It is 25 kilometers wide and connected to Kafu Salang Valley in the north and Qiongkushitai in the south. The altitude ranges from 2000 to 2800 meters. The total area is 1050 square kilometers, of which 230,000 Mu is grassland, which belongs to high school mountain meadow grassland and can carry 150,000 animals. The comb-shaped valleys on both sides of the main mountain are densely distributed in the mountains.

There are the best mountains, meadows and grasslands in Ili, the winner of hot springs, the beauty of waterfalls, stone forests and the wonder of glaciers.

Experts from the FAO visited and dumped it as one of the world's few first-class natural grasslands.

Turks, Gongliu and other counties have about 200,000 livestock. Every year from June to September, they come here to stay in the summer and catch fat.

Even the delicate goats of Gonness Breeding Farm use this place for summer.

Karajun grassland is such an attractive place.

Passenger ropeway

Karajun passenger ropeway is located in Kuokesu Gorge, Karajun Scenic Area, Yili Tekes County, Xinjiang, about 23 km away from the county town. The Ropeway Station is a steel frame structure, with a total length of 680 meters, a drop of 380 meters, a total investment of 42.78 million yuan, covering an area of 5557.53 square meters, and a construction area of 4546.28 square meters. The construction projects include the station building on the ropeway, the station building under the ropeway, parking lot, green belt and ancillary facilities. At present, ropeway station operators have completed pre-job training, and obtained driving, maintenance, welding and other related operational qualifications.

The passenger ropeway in Karajun scenic area will be put into use formally in 2016, realizing the new experience of three-dimensional view in the air, laying a solid foundation for the development and construction of Karajun tourism.

Fairy springs

Crossing the Karajun Mountains is the Kwoksu Canyon, which runs through the Kwoksu River. Up the Kwoksu River, more than 60 kilometers from the county seat, there is a famous Alashan hot spring.

"Alashan" is Kazakh and Mongolian is "Alxian", which means "fairy water" that can cure diseases. Alashan Hot Spring is a recuperation resort with its elegant surroundings beside mountains and rivers.

According to the determination, the water temperature of Alashan hot spring is between 40 - 50 C, and there are many minerals in the spring water. Every summer is the best season for hot spring bathing. There are many bathers coming here.

Hutong Sara Falls

Boziader grassland in the upper reaches of the Kwoksu River is an Intermountain basin surrounded by iceberg and snow peaks. It is a famous mountain winter grassland.

Here is the famous alpine mountain waterfall - Hutong Sara Falls, which is also the largest waterfall in the depth of Tianshan Mountain. The so-called "Hutong" is the homonym of the Mongolian-occupied Chinese vocabulary "Hutong" and "Hutongsala" in Mongolian means "a Canyon like Hutong". Waterfalls lie on both sides of the canyon, rocky. Hutong Sarah Falls is more than 3200 meters above sea level, 6-7 meters wide, more than 30 meters down, magnificent and magnificent.

Stone Forest

Another scenic spot is the Stone Forest, the birthplace of the Kwoksu River, which is about 3,500 meters above sea level, about 9 kilometers long and 5 kilometers wide. The mountains and stones here are sculpted by nature into mysterious scenery with various forms and strange scenery. Some are like castles, some are like animals and pedestrians, and some are like tall and vigorous ancient trees. Stone forest landscape is strange, due to the scarcity of people, it is still a mysterious world.

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