TRAVEL NW China's Caka Salt Lake cuts ticket prices to welcome tourism season in April


NW China's Caka Salt Lake cuts ticket prices to welcome tourism season in April


04:33, April 04, 2019


Caka Salt Lake bathing in the setting sun. (Photo: VCG)

The entrance fee for the Caka Salt Lake Scenic Area was cut to 30 yuan per person, half the regular price, in April to welcome the upcoming tourism season. 

To better serve visitors, two wooden paths will be built this year, leading to the central area of the salt lake. Still, new projects including "the best shooting site" and the "cultural corridor" will be unveiled. 

A new travel app "Sunshine Qinghai" was released on April 1, in both English and Chinese.

Located in Ulan County of northwest China's Qinghai Province, Caka Salt Lake covers an area of some 100 square kilometers, at an altitude of over 3,000 meters. The natural crystallized saline lake is known as the "mirror of the sky" and has attracted tourists from home and abroad.  

The price-cutting strategy is one of the government's measures to boost the healthy development of its local tourism industry. 

China will further cut ticket prices for other tourist attractions, with preferential policies for soldiers, teenagers, senior citizens, students and the disabled.

Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue