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Shapotou Tourist Zone

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Address: 16 Km West of Zhongwei, Shapotou District, Zhongwei 755000, China
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+86 955 768 9333
08:00 - 18:00
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US$ 380.00*
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Fun & exciting

A fun & exciting place for a first visit to the desert . Thrilling activities for the young & enough fun for the old. Beautiful scenery

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fun & exciting place for a first visit to the desert . Thrilling activities for the young & enough fun for the old. Beautiful scenery

Thank Travelyarn
Yinchuan, China
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Visited during the Spring and it was enjoyable and a little chilly which I prefer to the heat of July. There are quite a few activities in the sand/desert area - camel riding, ATV rides, etc. Then when you head over to the river there is a huge sand hill that slopes down to the river and more activities like... More 

Thank chris-globalbridge
1 review
Reviewed 31 May 2015

There is many choices into the Nature Reserve of Shapotou, like ticket office, some dealers of camels troop, and farmyard. And it will be an unmissable choice for you who never seeing the vast Tengger Deserts and the tranquil Yellow River. About the transportation, accommodation, and food --- Catching a cab about 25 minutes or taking a bus about 40... More 

Thank Ivan123123
Boston, Massachusetts
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217 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We had fun time there, especially the kids. Camel riding, sand sliding and giant truck riding are some of the fun activities around the area.

Thank Inna H
xi an
Level Contributor
29 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015

it is a very nice place to see the real desert .you have wear shoe cover when go in because the sand is too hot to sand on top .many camel there for people to ride.you need put suncreamand hat on because it it too hot in there. people can do different exercise in the .by motorcycle.by truck.or by SUV..... More 

Thank Michaelylw
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Suggest you all spend a night inside this attraction. In side North part of this attraction , there is a desert hotel (while color) located in the center of the desert with a bar beside. You can watch beautiful sunrise and sunset by living in this hotel. Many intersting activities can be done: such as sandslide, ride motors/trucks in sand... More 

Thank Fisher Z
Hong Kong, China
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168 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This is one of the two “AAAAA” standard attractions in Ningxia province. The park is in the city of Zhongwei, about 3 hours of bus journey from its capital Yinchuan. We visited this park on 26 July 2014 which was also the holiday of Feast of Breaking the Fast in Ningxia. Owing to this reason, there were lots of people... More 

Thank Wilfred P
Shanghai, China
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80 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

We were looking forward to an experience in the desert but Shapotou was disappointing. We paid 100 Yuan per person to enter, but then needed to pay extra to do anything once inside. 10 Y per person for the golf cart to get to the sand slide; 40 Y per person for the cable car; 20 Y per person to... More 

1 Thank abigalem2016
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85 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Shapotou Tourist Area is very large, looks very new, from toilets to all the gates. Very few people were there in April 2013. Entrance ticket 90 Yuan. If you take boat for river trip on the left, buy ticket. We didn’t so we walk to the right to take bus for 20 Yuan to reach another gate. Keep this return... More 

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