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Shahu Nature Tourist Area

Address: Within the County, Pingluo County 753400, China
Phone Number: 0952-6685834
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Type: Tours, Bodies of Water, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Type: Tours, Bodies of Water, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A weird place found in the middle of nowhere in a western oligarch province of china. I don't blame the people searching fun and distraction from a hard life with strong winters and hot and dry summer. Beware: this place is created for mass tourism. It's not bad, the masses are carried around efficient, the attractions are great for burn... More 

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kuala lumpur
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161 reviews 161 reviews
81 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

if not for the great view from the top of the sand dune, this is an average place. May appeal to the locals only. A short speedboat ride to the sand dunes followed by a 5mins walk up the top for the view of the surrounding area. There are the usual attractions like camel rides, biking, gliding, kiddy rides, etc.... More 

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Rio Linda, California
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18 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

While billed as an "ecological preserve", the primary attractions available are those available at an island you get to after taking a boat ride. There are marsh rushes to see, but nothing very spectacular. On the island, the attractions like paragliding over the lake, camel rides, a tram ride to the top of a sandy mountain, rolling in a clear... More 

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Beijing, China
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94 reviews 94 reviews
19 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

This is one of Ningxia's most popular attractions and it has a lot going for it. There are a decent variety of sand and water based activities, but be aware that everything inside costs extra, so costs could mount up rather quickly. My pictures here: http://yourenotfromaroundhere.com/blog/2011/07/15/shahu-sand-lake-scenic-resort-yinchuan-ningxia-province/

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