Xinjiang Nanshan Pasture, China

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Xinjiang Nanshan Pasture

Towards the south of Urumqi City, the Nanshan Pasture is located in Kelawucheng Mountain, a branch of north Heavenly Mountain. Moreover, there are numerous valleys in the pasture. It is cool here in the summer, and is a good place to get away from the heat.

The pasture is a fertile place with charming mountains around. Among the mountains, White Willow Ditch is a unique, graceful peak standing side by side with snow on tops all year round.

Springs flowing in the deep valleys, horses running on the green field and you can see livestock scatters here and there. This is a natural pasture.

Besides the animal husbandry, the pasture also has great many tourist attractions. You can ride on horse or camel running through the valleys, walk across the woods picking mushrooms and enjoying the magical wild flowers, and climb up the mountain looking out. You can really enjoy the panorama views everywhere that you look.

The below the White Willow Ditch is very cool with dense woods. There're 40 meters high and 2 meters wide waterfall flows from the top of the mountain, this fall makes a great deal of fog. Being a tourist, you may be interested in this view: when the sun were above the fall it creates a rainbow.

On the east side of the White Willow Ditch, which is on the other side of Wuku highway? Although it is not as beautiful as the west, we can find its attraction from the quietness.

Climbing up the east White Willow Ditch, you will find a great peak standing ahead, this is the highest peak of the pasture: Shengli Daba. It is also called "a glacier kingdom". Running across the snowy glacier is like a trip in a crystal palace.

If you are going up along the Gan Ditch, you will finally arrive at Chrysanthemum terrace. This is an endless terrace; with a great many unknowns flower and grass. Their wonderful smell attracts groups of butterflies and bees. The plants and the insects make the terrace look like a giant outdoor garden.

This is a complex of natural pasture and giant outdoor garden. When you arrive, you will feel like going into a heavenly scenic that helps you to forget all the annoying things of daily life. It is also a great place to spend the summer holidays for escaping the heat.