Sangke Grassland

January 19, 2012
Xiahe Attractions

Sangke Grassland is located14 km west of Xiahe with elevation of 3,000 meters above the sea level and covers an area of 70 square km. It is famous for its pasture and frequent Buddhist ceremonies. There are total around 4000 families living in Sangke Grassland as a nomad.
The pasture land named after the summer blooming Sangke flowers. TheDaxiaRivertwists through grass and earth like an undulating silk belt with thousands of sheeps, cows, and yaks.
The scenery is great with blue sky and vast grassland with mountain in distance. There you will have a chance to taste Tibetan food and learn about their culture. You can travel around the pasture land by horse or by bicycle. It is also possible for you to stay overnight with a local family or rent a tent.