Nanshan Mountains

Urumqi, China

Today, we visit the alpine pasture of Nanshan and hike around the area. Here, you can try a range of traditional Kazakh foods and drink kumis (mare's milk) at a yurt.

Also known as the "Southern Mountains", Nanshan is part of the Tian Shan mountain range where you can find alpine pasture with lush green valleys, dense forests, snow-capped mountains and zig-zagging river streams. The area is home to many Kazakh ethnic groups.

Get acquainted with traditional Kazakh food at a yurt and hike around the pasture.

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