Nanshan Pasture


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Nanshan Pasture

Nanshan Pasture Itinerary

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival in Nanshan Pasture Morning: Arrive in Nanshan Pasture from Hohhot or another nearby city. Check into your accommodation at a yurt camp or guesthouse on the pasture. Midday: Have lunch at your accommodation or at a nearby restaurant, sampling Mongolian cuisine such as grilled lamb skewers or dairy products like milk tea and cheese. Afternoon: Explore the surrounding area on foot or by horseback. Take a leisurely walk or horse ride around the pasture, enjoying the expansive grasslands and breathtaking views of the rolling hills and distant mountains. Evening: Enjoy a traditional Mongolian dinner at your accommodation, featuring dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Experience Mongolian hospitality with a cultural performance of music, dance, and singing around a bonfire under the starry sky.

Day 2

Day 2: Pastoral Activities Morning: Participate in traditional pastoral activities, such as milking cows or sheep, herding livestock, or learning how to make dairy products like cheese or yogurt. Experience the daily life of nomadic herders and gain insight into their customs and traditions. Midday: Enjoy a picnic lunch on the pasture, surrounded by the natural beauty of the grasslands. Taste homemade Mongolian specialties prepared by local hosts. Afternoon: Continue your exploration of Nanshan Pasture, perhaps trying your hand at archery or horse riding. Visit a local nomadic family's ger (yurt) to learn about their way of life and share stories over a cup of milk tea. Evening: Return to your accommodation for dinner and relaxation. Spend the evening stargazing or listening to traditional Mongolian folktales and legends.

Day 3

Day 3: Cultural Immersion Morning: Visit a nearby nomadic settlement or village to learn about traditional Mongolian handicrafts and arts. Watch local artisans create intricate felt rugs, leather goods, and other handmade items. Midday: Have lunch at a local eatery, trying more Mongolian specialties like buuz (steamed dumplings) or khuushuur (fried meat pies). Afternoon: Take a guided tour of Nanshan Pasture's cultural and historical sites, such as ancient stone monuments, Buddhist stupas, or sacred oboo (stone piles). Learn about the region's rich history and spiritual significance. Evening: Attend a traditional Mongolian cultural performance or dance show, featuring colorful costumes, lively music, and energetic performances. Enjoy a farewell dinner with your hosts, celebrating the end of your stay in Nanshan Pasture.

Day 4

Day 4: Departure Morning: Enjoy a final breakfast at your accommodation, savoring the flavors of Mongolian cuisine one last time. Midday: Check out of your accommodation and bid farewell to Nanshan Pasture. Depart for your onward journey, whether returning to Hohhot or continuing your travels to other destinations in Inner Mongolia or China.






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Nanshan Pasture is a picturesque alpine pasture located in the Nanshan Scenic Area of Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. It is known for its stunning landscapes, grazing animals, and traditional yurts.

Nanshan Pasture is situated in the Nanshan Scenic Area, approximately 70 kilometers northeast of Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Nanshan Pasture offers breathtaking views of rolling hills, lush grasslands, and grazing livestock. Visitors can enjoy activities such as horseback riding, hiking, and experiencing the nomadic lifestyle in traditional yurts.

Nanshan Pasture is generally open year-round, but the best time to visit is during the warmer months from late spring to early autumn (May to September) when the weather is more favorable.

Yes, visitors at Nanshan Pasture can interact with the grazing animals, including horses, sheep, and yaks. It provides a unique opportunity to experience the pastoral life and appreciate the natural beauty.

Yes, there are hiking trails in and around Nanshan Pasture, allowing visitors to explore the scenic landscapes on foot. Hiking provides a closer look at the flora and fauna of the area.

Yurts at Nanshan Pasture serve as traditional nomadic dwellings. Visitors can experience staying in yurts, offering a glimpse into the nomadic lifestyle of the region.

Visitors can reach Nanshan Pasture from Urumqi by car or bus. The journey offers picturesque views of the surrounding mountains and grasslands.

Yes, there is usually an entrance fee to access Nanshan Pasture. Additionally, some activities within the pasture, such as horseback riding or staying in yurts, may have separate charges.

Nanshan Pasture occasionally hosts cultural events and festivals, celebrating the nomadic heritage and traditional practices of the region. Visitors may have the opportunity to witness or participate in these festivities depending on the timing of their visit.