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Shahu Lake

The site of Shahu Lake in the Ningxia region is not to be missed on a trip to western China. Also known as “Sand Lake”, this Shahu Lake is formed from a desert landscape and surrounded by marshlands. There been a lot of reconstruction of this site recently and it has become a popular site for adventure tourism, offering something for everyone.
Situated near the plains of Yinchuan in the northern part of the province, visitors to this site can enjoy a camel ride. Sand slides and other desert themed outdoor activities are also available. It serves as an ideal day trip while on a tour of Ningxia province. The spot of Shahu Lake has seen a rise in tourism in recent years, and popularity continues to grow as the infrastructure and transportation system improves throughout the region.
Sand Lake covers an area of around 45 sq. kilometres. Don’t miss the unique flora and fauna of the area, including red-crested cranes. There are almost 200 different kinds of birds in the area. What visitors find most endearing about Sand Lake is that it is a mix of a desert and water landscape. Shahu Lake is located about 60 kilometres from the city of Yinchuan in the north of the autonomous region.

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