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Book flights to Burqin

Burqin is a county in Xinjiang, China, bordering Mongolia and Russia. It's located at the foot of the Altai Mountains and the edge of the Junggar Basin. The county is known for its natural beauty, with highlights including the Kanas Lake, the Friendship Peak glacier, and the yardang landforms of Aketubieke. The area also has historical significance, having served as pasture land for the Huns in the past. The climate is continental, with hot summers and cold winters. Burqin experiences significant snowfall in the winter, making it a destination for winter sports enthusiasts.

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Airports near Burqin

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Burqin, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Burqin becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport

Located approximately 600 kilometres away from Burqin, Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport is the closest major international airport. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Altay Airport

Altay Airport is the nearest regional airport to Burqin, located around 200 kilometres away. It primarily serves domestic flights and offers connections to major cities in China.


Yining Airport

Yining Airport is another regional airport that can be considered for travellers heading to Burqin. It is situated approximately 300 kilometres away and mainly operates domestic flights.


Kanas Airport

While not a large international airport, Kanas Airport is closer to Burqin, situated around 240 kilometres to the northeast. Travellers may need to consider connecting flights through larger airports to reach Kanas.

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Buy your flights to Burqin and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Burqin offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Burqin

Exploring Burqin's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Kanas Lake

This stunning alpine lake is nicknamed "The Most Beautiful Lake in China" for good reason. Kanas Lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, evergreen forests, and colourful meadows. The lake itself is known for its changing colours, appearing turquoise in the summer and emerald green in the winter. Visitors can enjoy hiking, boating, and horseback riding in the area.

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Hemu Observation Deck

For a truly panoramic view of Kanas Lake and the surrounding scenery, head to the Hemu Observation Deck. This deck is located at a high altitude, offering breathtaking vistas of the entire region. On a clear day, you can see all the way to the Mongolian border.

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Wolong Valley

This scenic valley is home to traditional Kazakh villages and pastures. Visitors can learn about Kazakh culture, watch horseback riding demonstrations, and try some of the local cuisine. Wolong Valley is also a great place to go for a hike or horseback ride through the scenic countryside.

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