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Suyukou National Forest Park

Suyukou National Forest Park is located in Helan Mountain National Nature Reserve 50 kilometers northwest of Yinchuan City, the capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. It is a national 4A tourist attraction. Suyukou National Forest Park is located in the middle temperate arid climate zone, with an altitude of 2960 meters, covering an area of 9300 hectares and a vegetation coverage rate of 70%. There are 898 kinds of wild animal and plant resources, Cherry Valley, sightseeing cableway and other scenic spots.

Suyukou National Forest Park is located in Helan Mountain National Nature Reserve, 50 kilometers northwest of Yinchuan city. The geographical coordinates are 38°42′53.16″N and 105°59′20.14″E. The total area of the forest park is 9300 hectares. It is 35 kilometers away from the Shahu tourist area in the north, 12 kilometers in the West Film and Television City in the East and 30 kilometers in the south by Xixia mausoleum. Suyukou National Forest Park is located in the northwest of Helan County, belonging to the branch of Yinshan Mountain. It is a mountainous terrain with the highest altitude of 2960 meters. The terrain extends from southwest to northeast.

In Suyukou National Forest Park, the mountains are towering, the forest is dense, the natural scenery is beautiful, and the cultural landscape is unique. Within the area of nearly 10000 hectares, natural trees such as Pinus tabulaeformis, juniper and spruce are endless; rare shrubs such as cherry, clove and Mongolian almond are all over the valleys and ravines. Especially when you step into the depth of the National Forest Park and climb the peak of Qingsong mountain, people are in the boundless forest sea. When you look down, you can see the deep cliff. If you look far away, you can see the dense forest. Old pine trees grow between cliffs, and snow remains on the mountains. The pine trees are like the sea, clouds and fog fill the mountains. The majestic and precipitous landscape gives you a wonderful mood of returning to nature and intoxicating nature.

Helan mountain sunshine cableway is the first Alpine tourist cableway in Ningxia built in Suyukou National Forest Park. It has a total length of 1200 meters, a height difference of nearly 100 meters and a round-trip operation of about 20 minutes. Sanqing temple has a history of 800 years and was destroyed by the war. The reconstruction of Taoist temple started in the second half of 2004 and was completed in July 2005. There are three gods in Sanqing Temple: Taiqing, Shangqing and Yuqing.

If you want to go to zhenbeibao western film and Television City, you can take the tourism line 2 bus at Xinyue square in Yinchuan city to the film and television city. The film and television city is located in the west of Yinchuan, Ningxia, more than ten kilometers away from Yinchuan in Helan Mountain. If you take the cable car on the way, it will take about 1 hour to climb the mountain; if you do not take the cable car up and down, it will take about 2-3 hours to climb up and down the mountain again. Climbing mountains will take a lot of physical strength, so it is recommended to take a cable car.

Yinchuan is a Hui inhabited area, and its catering is mainly Muslim flavor. You can enjoy authentic halal cuisine or halal food, as well as distinctive Hui flavor snacks, such as sweet and sour Yellow River carp, Zhongwei pigeon fish, grilled camel’s paw, steamed lamb, mutton scraps, beef and mutton crisp, hand grazed mutton, mutton steamed bun, Youxiang, halal cream cake, Mashan white water chicken and other flavor dishes, as well as qianfancai and instant boiled mutton.

The famous words “Let us ride the long chariots,to crush those mountain strongholds.” of Yue Fei, a famous anti Jin general in Song Dynasty, made the name of Helan Mountain widely known. On the qingsongling mountain, you can see that the trees are verdant, the clouds are rising and the fog is diffuse, and the atmosphere is myriad. In the vast forest, you can see red deer running, jumping goats, and blue eared pheasant. Seeing this, Yue Fei wrote the famous poetry <Manjiang Hong> to express his ambitions to take back the lost land of Song Dynasty

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