Bortala Travel Tips

Important Numbers

  • China International country code number: 0086
  • Ambulance:120 Fire: 119 Police: 110
  • Check Telephone Number: 114
  • Weather Report: 12121, 96121
  • Bortala Tourism Complaint: 0909-2222895
  • Xinjiang Tourism Complaint: 0991—8831902
  • Bortala Train Bookings Hotline: 0909-2222772
  • Bortala Coach Station: 0909-8222191


Bortala belongs to a continental arid semi-desert and desert climate, with long sunshine duration and large temperature differences. Thus, take suitable clothes with you according to your traveling time there. Because of the high altitude and strong ultraviolet ray there, you had better take anti-sunburn items with you.

Security Check

Usually, if you travel to places in Xinjiang, your first destination would be Urumqi. Security in Xinjiang region is fairly stricter than other places so when you buy some souvenirs of handicraft, you need to think about security check.


There are different ethnic groups in Bortala and each has its own customs and taboos, so please mind your acts or words in places with ethnic people.