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Shapotou Tourist Zone

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“sand dunes”(4 reviews)
“zip line”(3 reviews)
“river”(7 reviews)
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16 Km West of Zhongwei, Shapotou District, Zhongwei 755000, China
+86 955 768 9333
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Came here in winter, bought the basic entry tickets to the two zones - desert and river (RMB50) because we don't mind the walk. According to the staff there, the desert zone is only accessible through the cable which is not free. The free escalator...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank minhaodong
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Shapotou has a lot to offer, zip line over the yellow river in the 300 m zip line (90kg weight limit), bungee jumping, sled rides down a 150 foot sand dune, floating down the yellow river on rafts made of inflated animal hides, small natural...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank casadesalto
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It is a unique combination of traversing through the desert on dune buggies, riding on a bamboo raft, floating on the yellow river on goatskin rafts, riding to the top of sand dunes on Bactrian Camels, sand surfing as well as chair lifts, riding on...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SMH739
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great place to spend the day with friends and/or family to see the vast Tengger Desert (consider among the top 5 most beautiful deserts in China) and the historical Yellow River (Huang He). Very scenic for some great photography and also entertaining for the family...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank pbazan
Reviewed 2 May 2017 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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Travelyarn
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...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank chris-globalbridge
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,...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Ivan123123
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.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Inna H
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...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Michaelylw
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...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Fisher Z
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