The Heavenly Mountains of Central Asia

The Tian Shan mountains bear many names, among them the mountains of Heaven and Tengri Tagh. They are composed of a hefty group of mountain ranges that pass through 5 countries. Its location is west-north of the Taklamakan Desert and it pairs up with the Pamir mountains where it continues to meet Mongolia in the north. It’s composed of many high mountain peaks including Jengish Chokusu which is around 7,439 meters. If you’re looking for some of the best mountain views in the world, you can find them here.

Glaciers and Lakes

The Tian Shan mountain region is about 70 kilometers south of Urumqi in China. It’s one of the best sites to visit in Xinjiang China. A lot of the places here are still unexplored by humans which is why its beauty is so well maintained.

Try Horseback Riding

Horseback riding might be one of the best options to do when visiting the heavenly mountains of central Asia. Since you’ll have a lot of ground to cover, and you might feel weary, riding a horse for some parts of the way would be a good idea. You’ll get to rest during the trip and see a picture-perfect view of the mountain ridges and crystal clear blue lakes.