Qinghai

Qinghai Province, also called “Qing” for short, is located in the northeastern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Both the Yangtze River and the Yellow River originate from Qinghai, where there is China’s largest inland plateau lagoon, hence its name “Qinghai Province”. Qinghai has a diverse terrain with towering mountains, crossing rivers and lakes.
With vast undulating grasslands cropping up and the grand Qaidam Basin in the northwest, Qinghai borders Tanggula Mountain in the south and Qilian Mountain in the north as the magnificent Kunlun Mountain runs across it.  For visitors traveling to West China including cities in Xinjiang, Tibet, Dunhuang or Lhasa, Qinghai is a must-see stop.
Though most of the land in Qinghai are uninhabitable deserts and snow mountains, Qinghai still remains a paradise for hikers and brave challengers with abundant humanistic and geographical resources.

Featured city/destination: Xining

Qinghai

News

  • 10/15/2014 Terracotta Warriors Exhibition Debuts to Celebrate 40th Anniversary...Read More
  • 10/15/2014 Universal Theme Park in the Works for Beijing...Read More
  • 10/15/2014 Vintage-Style Buses Introduced in Beijing...Read More
  • 10/09/2014 “Supercave” in China Takes Title as World’s Most Enormous Cavern...Read More
  • 10/09/2014 USA Today Lists China’s National Museum among World’s Top Free Museums...Read More
  • 10/09/2014 CNN Previews New Kempinski Hotel in Beijing...Read More
  • 10/03/2014 China Works with UN to Boost Climate Cooperation...Read More
  • 10/03/2014 Getty Institute Preservation and Exhibition at China’s Mogao Grottoes...Read More
  • 10/03/2014 American Airlines to Launch New Service from Dallas to Beijing...Read More
  • 10/03/2014 Shanghai Free-Trade Zone to Open First Duty-Free Shop...Read More