Saihantala Ecological Park
|Saihantala Ecological Park [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]|
Saihantala Ecological Park, located in Qingshan district of Baotou city, covers an area of 770 hectares and is the only wetland grassland in an urban area in Asia. Saihantala means “beautiful grassland” in Mongolian.
It is a comprehensive ecological park that integrates ecology, promotion of local culture, tourism, education and scientific research. In addition, it boasts attractive and impressive Mongolian yurts, oboo, wrestling and horse racing fields.
After years of construction and preservation, the park now is home to many rare birds and wild animals such as deer, along with lush grasses and forests.
Address: south of intersection of Minzhu Road and Jianshe Road, Qingshan district, Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region
Tel: +86 0472-5110616/ +86 0472-5164913
Traffic guide: Take Bus No 5, 10, 35, BRT No 10 and 5 and alight at Saihantala Ecological Park Station.
Admission fee: Tickets are free. Various entertainments in the park are charged separately.
Opening hours: All day (Jan 1 to Dec 31, Monday to Sunday)
Best season for visit: mid-June to mid-September
Recommended duration of visit: 5 hours