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Address: 16 Km West of Zhongwei, Shapotou District, Zhongwei 755000, China
Phone Number: 0955-7689333
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An intriguing trip in Shapotou of Zhongwei

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 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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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 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 lilubookovski
xi an
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 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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74 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 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
Toronto, Ontario
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 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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