Located in Pingluo County of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, 56 kilometers north of Yinchuan, Sand Lake scenery spot (沙湖) attracts millions of visitors from China and abroad every year.
Sand Lake homes various kinds of birds and fish, such as white crane, swan, giant and salamander.
Its scenery in summer is really amazing. The reeds and the lotuses seem to be endless. Sand Lake also offers you more than 30 recreational opportunities. Some are only for the adventurous but less strenuous activities are also available, such as water-motorcycling, wind surfing, and sliding down the dunes.
1. The best time to visit is spring and autumn;
2. Recreational items cost extra;
Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: 60 yuan (Apr.1 – Oct.31, just the entrance ticket)
40 yuan (Nov.1 – Mar.31)
How to get there: Take a bus from Yinchuan North Gate Tourism Bus Station; single ticket costs 12- 15 yuan.
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