Sangke Grasslands

The Sangke Grasslands The Sangke Grasslands

Sangke Grasslands,lying at an average altitude of over 3,000m above sea level, is situated some 14km from Xiahe. This vast expanse of grassy plains, covering an area of around 70 square kilometers.Embraced by mountain of each side, it is fertile alpine grassland famous for its verdant grass and beautiful scenery with blue sky, fluffy clouds, vast lush grassland dotted with herds of sleep and cattle. There are only 4,000 Tibetan nomads on the grasslands, who graze yak herds and offer tourists the chance of a ride upon their horses. Tibetan tents on site that can be rented from July to September when  the grassland looks like an endless natural green blanket. And there are endless wild flowers which are booming and attractive on the great tableland.

The serpentine Daxia River runs though Sangke Grassland, which seems like a piece of Tibetan belt waving down on the natural green blanket. Around the water and Sangke electricity station, there is clear water with popples waving slightly and the bottom of the water can be seen clearly. There is a beautiful poetic picture with reflections of blue sky and white clouds connected with the clear water around the water and electricity station.
 
The land features abundant water and grass with beautiful scenery and under the white-clouded blue sky, herds of sheep and cows are grazing, and camps are scattered everywhere like stars in the sky on the wide endless natural green blanket a perfect place of natural scenes for enjoying a pastoral life. In recent years, Sangke Grassland has attracts lots of tourists from all over the world for its Tibetan amorous feelings.
 
There are special lodging camps to accommodate travelers and the travelers will taste all kinds of local special food and drink like milk tea, Tibetan glutinous rice dough and mutton which are eaten with hand directly and not with any chopsticks, knives or forks. Travelers also have chances to wear peculiar Tibetan clothes and ride horses or yaks to walk or run on the grassland and appreciate customs of Tibetan herdsmen deeply and completely.
 
Entrance Fee: RMB 3
Transportation:Take a bus from Mulan to Xiahe County, it will cost you about RMB 20. After arrival, charter a bus to get to the grassland directly.

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