Introduction of Nalati Grassland:
Nalati Grassland is located in Ili, it is one of the most attractive grassland in the world. Naraty always knows how to attract more visitors to come here and will not let them leave immediately. According to Turks, Naraty means the first place to see the sun. The water from the surrounding large rivers provides the meadows to be always fresh in the summer.
What to visit in Nalati Grassland?
Nalati grassland is a typical alpine meadow and subalpine meadow landform with snow mountains, plateau, forests, meadows and rivers. The average elevation of summer pasture is 2200 metres, which ranks first in the grassland of the whole Ili Valley. Therefore, Narati grassland is also known as "aerial grassland".
Nalati Air Grassland:
Summer pasture is also known as "air grassland", and the origin name of air grassland is related to its altitude. The average altitude of summer pasture is 2200 metres, it is an Inter mountain basin with beautiful grass, fertility and water. Every June to August are the golden season of summer pasture, at that time, travelers can relax and enjoy the natural landscape.
From four kilometres north of the Forest Park, you will see a cave which surrounded by pale blue clouds all the year round, and that is the famous Wangtian Cave. The depth of the cave is 13 metres, the width of the cave is 21 metres, and the entrance of the cave is about ten metres away from the ground. The stone steps from the foot of the hill to the top of the mountain, looks like a ladder, swaying in the air. continue to visit you will see a huge rectangular stone at the entrance of the cave, which adds infinite magical charm to its legend.
River Valley Grassland:
The River Valley grassland, also known as Panlong Valley Road, it has rich land form, dense vegetation, abundant streams, warm climate and many grasslands on slopes, which is the favourite pasture of Kazakhs. when you visiting the grassland, you can not only appreciate the winter nests scattered among the valleys and jungles, but also see the yurts of herdsmen on the two sloping grasslands, these elegant blue-and-white domes, which enjoyed the reputation of "grassland palace", are dotted under the blue sky and white clouds, among the green forests, and that is quite magnificent.
When is the best time to visit?
Every June to September is the best time to travel to Nalati Grassland, With the splendid landscapes, lush grassland and beautiful wild flowers.
In addition, Every year after June, it will be the golden season of grassland, at that time where various of activities will be held at grassland, natives and travelers can also experience Kazakh folk customs, such as Aken concert and Horse racing to name just a few. So it is said that Nalati is a best place for grassland gatherings.
1. Tourists can take sightseeing buses to the scenic spots.
2. Tourists can take aeroplane from Urumqi to Nalati Tourist Airport.
3. Visitors can drive from Yining City, through Gongliu, Chaxi and Xinyuan, to Nalati Town.
The admission ticket:
Peak season: 95 RMB/Person
Off season: 75 RMB/Person
Sightseeing bus ticket:
River Valley Grassland: 40 RMB
Air Grassland: 40 RMB
Saussurea Valley: 60 RMB
Peak season: 1st April to 30th September ( 8.30 AM to 8.00 PM )
Off season: 1st October to 31st March ( 10.00 AM to 7.00 PM )