Travel to Altay

Travel to Altay

Altay

Altay prefecture located in the area between the southern foot of Altay mountains and most northern part of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. It is the place where the ancient grassland Silk Road went by. Altay borders with three countries, Mongolia in the northeast, Russia in the north and Kazakhstan in the northwest. There are several rivers, such as, Irtish river, Burqin River, and Bulunku river flow through in Altay, the Irtish river is the only river in China which joins to the Arctic ocean. It is land full of luxuriant pastures and forests with plentiful precipitations, good for farming and herding. It is cool in Summer and very cold in winter. Altay means “gold”in Turkic and Mongolian language. It is well known for rich gold mine reserves in Altay mountains and fishery in the Urunkul Lake and Irtish river.

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Altay Attractions

Altay Tours