Qinghai Lake Area
The Introduction of Qinghai Lake
Qinghai Lake have the large area, the lake is surrounded by mountains and the vast grassland. The scenery is quite spectacular and beautiful, in addition, there are many landscapes for viewing, which is the most important scenic spot to visit Qinghai.
When is the best time to visit?
Every April to August is the best time to travel to Qinghai lake. July-August is the most beautiful, at this time there are plenty of rape flower and the yellow flower fields on the edge of the lake, which is quite spectacular.
April to June is the best time to see birds on Bird Island every year, it will absolutely feast your eyes.
The climate of Qinghai Lake & Why is worth to visit
The weather here is cool all the year round, even in midsummer, the daily average temperature is about 15 degree Celsius. making the lake a perfect summer resort. When the golden season approaches, the rippling blue water reflects the blue sky and white clouds in the water, around the lake green grass carpets the ground and various wild flowers contend in beauty and fascination: huge patches of cropland welter with wheat waves and fragrant golden ripen flowers: accompanied by the melodious Tibetan pastoral songs, sheep flocks like patches of white clouds roll on the dark green pastures. All these poetic and refreshing views are so enchanting that tourists linger on and on, forgetting to return home. When the winter comes, the lake starts to ice up and the gigantic"ice mirror"glistens in the sun, and that is quite gorgeous.
The developed scenic spots around Qinghai Lake
Some scenic spots have been developed around Qinghai Lake, such as Erlangjian Scenic Spot in Hunan, Bird Island in the west, where hundreds of thousands of birds can be seen and photographed every April-June and Sand Island Scenic Spot in the east, which is dominated by beach scenery and entertainment and so on. In addition to these official attractions, there are also some private attractions, such as Jinsha Bay, Freshwater Lake and Erhai Lake etc, which have more preferential entertainment projects. You can choose to play according to your hobbies. However, if you would like to visit other scenic spots around the Qinghai Lake, these landscapes are worth to visit, such as Caka Salt Lake and Menyuan rape flowers to name just a few.
The best method to travel to Qinghai Lake
The best way to visit Qinghai Lake is chartered tour, the cost of chartered car in Xining is about 600-700 yuan in peak season, You can also travel by bus, it have many sightseeing buses to Qinghai Lake Scenic Spot and some buses to Bird Island Scenic Spot will be opened every year in the right season. Another way is to cycling around the lake, it has already become a popular, romantic and environmental way to travel around Qinghai Lake.
Qinghai Lake Travel Tips
1. Qinghai Lake has an average altitude of 3, 000 metres, many tourists will have plateau reaction, please avoid intense exercise and ensure adequate sleep.
2. Qinghai Lake has a large temperature difference between day and night, especially in Summer, tourists should take more clothes. In addition, Qinghai Lake has intense sunshine and dust during the day, so the tourists are also suggested to prepare the sunglasses, headscarves and other necessities.
3. When we traveling in Qinghai Lake, we should respect the customs and religious beliefs of the local people. we should respect the Shenhu Lake and do not kick the Duobang(Piled Stone) near the lake.
4. Do not make noise in some religious places such as monasteries.
The ticket price of Qinghai Lake scenic Area
Peak season: 100 RMB
Off season: 50 RMB
The scenic spot is open all day