Shapotou in Ningxia China-The First National 5A Scenic Spots
There is a U-shaped biland, where features fantastic landscape, unsophisticated folk custom and rich resources. You can not only appreciate the nationality characteristic singing and dancing show in the performing center, but also eat farmer's meal, stay farmer's house, enjoy farmer's happiness and view farmer's sight to experience the rustic life.
Shapotou has rich tourist resources including the largest natural sand sliding field in China, the first Yellow River cable in the world spanning the river with the length of 800 meters, ancient waterwheel representing the river culture, the first desert railway in China, the river’s oldest transportation - sheepskin raft and the rare sight of mirage in the desert.
No trip to Shapotou is complete without tasting the Yellow River big carp stewed with the clear soup. You may never forget for the delicate flavor of the fish.
You can go to Shapotou by the special vehicle from Zhongwei Bus Station, running every 30 minutes. If you are a self-driving tourist, you can drive straight along Yingbin Highway after leaving from Zhongwei city.