Silence of a Desert is the Best Music for a Real Getaway from City Life
Tengger Gold Sand Sea Resort is a perfect choice to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is just 6km away from Zhongwei city center but since it is located in the middle of the edge of desert. The surroundings are deadly quiet after sunset. You can hear every breath inhale and exhale ..
Glamping in Ningxia’s Tengger Desert. Envy Me, People!
Have you ever wonder what it was like to “glamp” in the middle of the desert? According to urban dictionary, glamping means “to camp in style, comfort, and/or luxury while still experiencing the great outdoors”, and that is exactly what Tengger Gold Sand Sea Resort can offer!The resort has 15 fully ..
Shapotou, One of the Must-Go Places in Ningxia
Shapotou, a National 5A Tourist Attraction in China, is one of the main must-go scenic spot in Ningxia. Standing on the top of the sand hill, a beautiful landscape of desert, oasis, and the Yellow River piles up layer upon layer. In addition, there are many interesting desert activities to do in Sh ..
Take the Cableway Slide and Across Yellow River!
When I visited Shapotou, there is this one thing that I always long to try, the “Cableway Slide”! As I stood on the stand for preparation, the staffs carefully tightened the ropes for security. The second that I slid out of the cableway, I could feel the gravity was pushing me forward in a hi ..
Back to the Prehistoric Ningxia
Civilization first emerged in Ningxia in more than 30,000 years ago, long before any dynasty rules the region. Being a military base along the Great Wall during Ming Dynasty, Shuidonggou Site is also the earliest excavated Paleolithic site in China, earning it the name “Cradle of Prehistoric Archae ..
Sand Lake, a Wetland Oasis in a Desert
Can you image a wetland in a desert region? There is one located 56km north of Yinchuan City, the capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Sand Lake Scenic Area has a total area of around 80km2. It is a precious natural habitat of various species and a National AAAAA Scenic Area. Being one of the ..
From Deserted Forts to Film Factory
West Movie Studio of Zhenbei Fort is located at eastern foot of Helan Mountain, 35km away from Yinchuan. This National AAAAA Scenic Area was introduced to the world in early 1980s, where there were only two ruined forts from Ming and Qing Dynasty. Founder of the studio, Mr Zhang Xian-Liang, believe ..
Beautiful Danxia Landform in Ningxia
Danxia landform is a unique type of landscape that “consist of a red bed characterized by steep cliffs” that is mostly found in southeast, southwest and northwest China. Danxia landform looks like karst landscape but it is formed by red-colored sandstones instead of limestones.“Huoshizhai” literall ..