How many of the 16 most worthwhile attractions in Qinghai Province have you visited?

Qing is a shorthand for Qinghai province, known as the source of the Yangtze River, Yellow River, and Lancang River, and referred to as the "Origin of Rivers" and the "Water Tower of China". It is named after the largest inland saltwater lake in China, Qinghai Lake. The natural scenery of Qinghai is unique and magnificent, characteristic of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, with many scenic spots and historic sites featuring ancient tombs, temples, rock paintings, and forts.

Qinghai Lake

Located in the northeastern part of Qinghai Province, spanning the Haiyan, Gangcha, and Gonghe counties of Haibei and Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, it is the largest inland and saltwater lake in China. The bird island is located in the western part of the lake, covering an area of ​​0.11 square kilometers, and is a habitat for more than 10 species of birds such as bar-headed geese, seagulls, and cormorants.
Wulan County Chaka Town, located in the eastern part of the Qaidam Basin in Qinghai Province, is an important port on the ancient Silk Road. It is known for its beautiful lakes and mountains.
Lushaer Town, located 25 kilometers southwest of Xining City, Qinghai Province, is the birthplace of Tsongkhapa, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. It is also the center of Buddhist activities in the northwest region of China and one of the famous six lamaseries, along with Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Labrang Monastery, Ganden Monastery in Tibet, and Labrang Monastery in Gansu.

Kekexili Lake

Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, located in the southwestern part of Qinghai Province, is one of the areas in the world with the most well-preserved primitive ecological environment. It is also one of the largest, highest-elevated, and richest natural reserves in China in terms of wildlife resources.

Chagan Lake

The Chaidamu Basin, located in the western part of Qinghai Province, is the largest salt lake in China. The salt lake is over 160 kilometers long from east to west, 20-40 kilometers wide from north to south, with a salt layer thickness of about 2-20 meters, covering an area of 5,800 square kilometers and a height of 2,670 meters above sea level. It stores over 50 billion tons of sodium chloride in the lake, which can supply people from all over the world for 1000 years. A 32-kilometer long road and railway pass through a salt lake, crossing a "thousand-meter salt bridge" floating on brine.

Kanburra National Forest Park

Kamba Scenic Area is a precious tourist resource in Huangnan Prefecture, integrating forest parks, typical Danxia landform, large modern power stations, religious and cultural heritage, and ethnic customs. The beautiful scenery of lakes and mountains harmonizes with the religious and cultural atmosphere, making it a unique and valuable tourism destination in Huangnan Prefecture.

Year of the Rat

Located at the border of Qinghai and Aba in Sichuan, Yearbao Yu is a sacred mountain on the grasslands of Guoluo, Qinghai. It is famous for its towering peaks, silver snow-capped mountains, thunder in winter, snow in summer, singing rocks, and shining moon and stars. The main peak has an elevation of 5369 meters.
Located in Menyuan County, Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, it is the main oilseed production area in Qinghai Province and the northwest region. The canola flowers here have become a beautiful artificial landscape and are spectacular.