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A spectacular geological feature except for the poo.

We visited this spectacular canyon/ravine 30 October 2017 in the late afternoon. The rock formation... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Michael N
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Newcastle, Australia
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Scenic easy hike

Easy hike through a very narrow canyon. It was crowded, but worth the visit. Canyon is prone to... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
BostonSkier
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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64 Km North Of The County, Kuqa County 842000, China
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this spectacular canyon/ravine 30 October 2017 in the late afternoon. The rock formation is a conglomerate that has been cut through by a river leaving a narrow ravine with 30 metre high sides over 2 km long. The flood escape islands with ropes...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Easy hike through a very narrow canyon. It was crowded, but worth the visit. Canyon is prone to flash floods so beware! Wear shoes that you don't mind getting wet and dirty.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

While the scenery on route to the canyon is austere and beautiful, the canyon is truly impressive. It's an easy couple of hours hike out and back with time for photos. Be prepared for plenty on Chinese groups with lots of camera gear, but many...More

Thank mitraveler16
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing!! We hired a car for the day to take us around to four main sights for ¥500. The entry is ¥45 and definitely too low! What a beautiful canyon! Wear sneakers as you will walk through the sandy bottom of the...More

1  Thank bean802
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

All the surroundings are amazingly impressive with the geological curiosity (red hills, cliffs and canyons). It is not worth buying a ticket to visit the official site as far as it is forbidden to enter the canyon ( if correctly understood...)

Thank Desvergnes
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Visited in mid June 2017 - huge and magnificent - like walking back in time. The curve of the formation is interesting. Easy walk though some part is wet. Not crowded when we reach around 1030 am. Highly recommended place in Kuche.

Thank Merin H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Kuche Grand Canyon should not be missed for any visitor to this part of Xinjiang. Actually the drive there is part of the experience as you weave through incredible landforms weathered from sandstone by wind and rain over centuries. Make sure you make this a...More

Thank hidihidiho
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

It is a must see. The canyon is very narrow in most spots with very steep walls. It has several side canyons, and with picture taking takes about 2 to 2 1/2 hours to go through. Unless you just go straight through. Areas have been...More

Thank Swimmmer63
Reviewed 27 October 2015

You need to drive to go to this place.The ticket is 45rmb. this place is 80km from kuqa. You need good wallking shoe and water with you and also this place at least takes 2 hours to finish visiting. There are some stairs at some...More

Thank freealip
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

The weather was very dusty, as I understand is most of the time, however inside the site it was clear. Well worth the efforts to stop by if you around. Plan for a good two three hours of easy and enjoyable walk with lots of...More

Thank Eli G
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