|Beautiful Kangxi Grassland|
Kangxi grassland is flat and vast with abundant plant and animal resources. The best time to visit it is spring and summer, especially June to September. During that period of year, the green grass carpet is dotted with colorful flower clusters, such as cogon, clover, wild chrysanthemum and dandelion. Flocks of cattle and sheep are wandering on the meadows, some browsing around, while some lying down for a nap. Along the river shore, silver gulls, wild ducks, grey cranes, swans, rabbits, foxes and voles run freely. White Mongolian yurts are scattered around, which adds more charm.
Kangxi Grassland has the largest state-operated horse racecourse in China. There are superb horserace arena, professional horsemanship club, hunting ground and jeep race club inside. On Kangxi Grassland, riding horses must be the most interesting activity for visitors in the day time. Under the azure sky, visitors can ride a horse to dash on the broad grassland, with soft breeze brushing cheeks; or wander slowly in the meadows, enjoying a good view of the sunset scene. If visitors are unable to ride a horse yet, no worry, there are also professional coaches to teach you patiently.
The price of the horse riding is listed as below:
|Type||Price (CNY)||Targeted Visitors|
|Gallop along the horse track||200/ hour||Skilled horse riders|
|Slow ride along the horse track||100/ hour||Ordinary riders|
|Ride on racecourses||30/ lap (about 1,200 yards)||Beginners|
|Sightseeing in a coach along the horse track||100/ coach/ hour||All visitors|
Besides, visitors can experience local people’s lifestyle in some folk custom resorts built on this grassland. They can enjoy Mongolian singing and dancing performances, get dressed in traditional Mongolian costume and live in the yurts. Meanwhile, there are many recreation items, such as roller skating and camel riding. The Lele Oxcart is a must try, by which tourists can sail in the green sea. A traditional Mongolian festival, Nadam Fair may also be held in summer or winter time for visitors to have fun, when they can enjoy horse racing, wrestling, arrow shooting, motor cycling, Mongolian chess and tug of wars.
Since coming here, visitors can also go to some nearby scenic spots, such as Badaling National Forest Park, Badaling Ski Resorts, Badaling Wildlife Park, Tianmo Desert, Guyaju Caves, Longqing Gorge and Haituo Mountain. The special local products such as Yanqing apple, apricot and globeflowers tea are also fine gifts to families and friends.
1. There are tents available on the grassland, and you can hire one for night stay.
2. Some herdsmen have their houses near the entrance of the grassland, where you can also find accommodation.
Take bus 919 or 919 Express from Deshengmen Station and get off at Yanqing Nancaiyuan Station. Transfer to Y40 and get off at the terminal station Kangxi Caoyuan Nanmen (South Gate of Kangxi Grassland). Y40 operates from 06:05 to 17:00.
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|Ticket fare||CNY 30|
|Opening hours||All day|