Gansu Dingxi - Enjoying the natural scenery, relaxing and having a good mood

When it comes to Dingxi, the first thing that comes to mind is "Silk Road town." As a thousand-year-old ancient city, Dingxi has a unique charm nurtured by its thousand years of history. Not only does it have the thousand-year heritage of the Li Family Dragon Palace, but it is also the scenic route known as the "throat of Gansu, gateway to Lanzhou." Today, Dingxi has become a place to enjoy life, leisure, and adventure. The wetlands and grasslands of Langdu with their herds of cattle and sheep, the dangerous, magnificent, and beautiful Guiqing Mountain, and the picturesque terraced fields of Dingxi are all places that people find unforgettable.

Wolf Wetland Grassland

Wolf Crossing Wetland Grassland Scenic Area is a national AAA-level tourist attraction, located in the eastern part of Min County, 75 kilometers from the county town in Lu Jing town, with a total area of over 920,000 acres. The terrain here is flat, with rivers crisscrossing and vast grasslands, clear water and green grass, fresh air, blue skies, and one-color water and sky, making it a good place to spend the summer and avoid the heat. The geographical location of Wolf Crossing Beach happens to be on the Tea-Horse Road from Xi'an to Qinghai and Tibet. It has always been a grazing area for Qin and Han tribes, and a battlefield between Wei and Shu during the Three Kingdoms period. Due to its special geographical location, it has also integrated unique culture. Deng Ai, a general from the Three Kingdoms, led his troops through Wolf Crossing Beach and entered the "Guan Ting" in Dangchang, Longnan to launch a surprise attack on Shu. Emperor Kangxi bestowed the ancient city of Lujing as a reward. In the late Ming and early Qing dynasties, Li Zicheng launched the Taizhou and Hezhou battle, fled to Mawu and Li County, and stationed at Wolf Crossing Beach. In the modern era, during the Long March of the Red Army, it passed through Wolf Crossing Beach twice.

Wei River Source Scenic Area

The Wei Yuan Scenic Spot is located in the middle part of Gansu Province, in Wei Yuan County of Dingxi City. It is 25 kilometers away from Wei Yuan Railway Station and is the source of the Wei River, the largest tributary of the Yellow River. It is also the birthplace of the culture of Emperor Yu, the ancestor of water control. It has become a national AAAA-level tourist attraction and a national key scenic spot. The total area of the scenic spot is 46.7 square kilometers, with a forest coverage rate of 95%, and over 750 species of animals and plants. With a rich cultural heritage, it has formed a landscape characterized by long history, ancestor worship, and harmonious integration of mountains, rivers, and people.

Guiqing Mountain

Guiqing Mountain is a national AAAA-level tourist attraction, national geopark, national forest park, and national rock climbing training base. It has historically been known as the "Guiqing Fairyland". When you hear this sentence, you can imagine that Guiqing Mountain is like a fairyland in the clouds and mist. The tourist attractions include Guiqing Mountain and Guiqing Gorge, located in the limestone belt at the westernmost end of the Qinling Mountains. The scenic area is 70 kilometers away from Zhangxian Railway Station, with a total area of ​​36 square kilometers. It has beautiful scenery and combines the steepness of Huashan, the unique peaks of Huangshan, the beauty of Emei, and the stunning peaks of Jiuzhaigou. It is a dazzling pearl on the eastern line of the "Silk Road".

Sunshade Mountain

Zhe Yang Mountain is a national AAAA-level scenic spot, national geological park, national forest park, and national rock climbing training base. Located in the southwest of Zhang County, it is 10 kilometers away from Zhang County Train Station. There are more than 40 attractions and over 120 landscapes in the scenic area, including Yushun Peak, Yun Sou Cave, Qianzhang Tan, and San Zui Shi, as well as over 100 small and large caves. With its unique features of a polar region for tourism and adventure, Zhe Yang Mountain can be considered as a rare destination in the northwest region. With its beautiful and charming characteristics, Gui Qing Mountain and Zhe Yang Mountain are favored by many adventurers and rock climbing enthusiasts. Why not come and explore here during the beautiful summer time?

Tongwei Hot Spring Resort

The Tongwei Hot Spring Resort, located 8 kilometers away from the train station, is a national AAA-level scenic spot. It is a sodium sulfate hot spring located 200 meters underground, with a constant water temperature of 113°C and a surface self-flowing water temperature of 53.9°C. It contains 32 elements and compounds, with a pH value between 7.3 and 7.8, showing neutrality or weak alkalinity. The indexes of lithium, metasilicic acid, strontium, and total dissolved solids all meet the standards for drinking mineral water. The concentrations of fluoride, metasilicic acid, and radon meet the standards for mineral water, and the concentration of metaboric acid meets the standards for medical water. With its temperature meeting the requirements of medical water temperature, it is one of the high-quality mineral waters in the country, known as the "God Spring of Long" and the "Number One Spring in Northwest China."

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