Gan Jia Hu Saxoul forests natural preservation area

Last updated by chinatravel at 2013-10-30

Brief Introduction:

Gan Jia Hu Saxoul forests natural preservation area occupies an area of 1040 square kilometers. The heavily protected area occupies one hundred thousand mu (one mu equals to 2000/3 square meters). The government of Wusu city established Gan Jia Hu Saxoul forests natural preservation area management station, and the station has an area of 82 thousand mu.

The preservation area mainly protected saxouls, white saxouls and desert ecological environment. Gan Jia Hu Saxoul forests natural preservation area is surrounded by mountains from three sides. In terms of geography, it belongs to Aibi Lake Basin. Kuitun River, Sikeshu River, and Guertu River converge there and they flow into Aibi Lake. So the area has plentiful underground water resource.

Parts of the area formed small lakes. Saxouls, spike willows, and Populus euphratica in the area grow tenaciously and formed dense forest. Under the trees, there are Halimodendron halodendron, Reaumuria minfengensis, Calligonum mongolicum, Nitraria sibirica Pall, etc more than 110 kinds of desert plants.

These plants can effectively prevent the strong wind from Alashan and eventually control the 3 million mu shifting lands in Keke Hakesi not to move. And at the same time, they safeguard the ecological balance of six farms in Wusu County, Jinhe County, and Tuoli County.

In the natural preservation area, there are many animals such as horses, deer, procapra gutturosa, ovis ammon, wild boars, foxes, hedgehogs, cuckoos, eremophila alpestris, Lesser Gray Shrike, gavia immer. They seek food, play, and reproduce in the area carefree and leisurely. Part of the area still keeps the primitiveness of the nature intact. If you start traveling from Gan Jia Hu Saxoul forest to the west, you will find a lake in the dense forest. The lake is the so called Aibi Lake.

The lake occupies an area of four hundred mu. At the edge of the lake reeds grow luxuriantly. Sometimes the fish in the lake jump out the water and the wild ducks and swans fly above the lake. The place is full of life. The natural scenery in Gan Jia Hu Saxoul forests natural preservation area keeps intact. And people can enjoy the special features of landforms and scenery of inland Asia there and can also feel the mutual reliance relationship between human and nature.

 

Solo Adventure Tips:

Location:

How to Get There?
you can get there by bus from Wusu County, Jinghe County, or Tuoli County.

Ticket Price:

Opening Hours:
from 9:00 to 19:00

More Tips:


Nearby Attractions:

There are 0 comments on this topic

Post your comment on this topic

You can post as a guest, yet we suggest sign up first!!

Submit

Top Things to Do in Yili

Huocheng County Lavender Planting Base

Huocheng County Lavender Planting Base

Huocheng County, on the western border of the Xinjiang Uyghu… >> details

Nalaty Grassland

Nalaty Grassland

Brief Introduction: Nalaty scenery spot makes the upper rea… >> details

Huiyuan Ancient City

Huiyuan Ancient City

In the year 1757 (namely, the 22ed year of Qianlong period i… >> details

Butterflies Valley

Butterflies Valley

In Aletay there is a valley called Ku Bie Li Ke Bu La Le in … >> details

Yili Tequ Liquor

Yili Tequ Liquor

Yili Tequ Liquor is produced in Xiaoer Bulake of Yili vall… >> details

Yili Travel Services

Interesting to Know

Tailor-making China Tours China Tours for Mother's Day

Travel Confidently with Us

Customers

10,000 Satisfied Customers

Customers

50 Years in China Travel Industry

Customers

Quick Response within 24 hours

Customers

Secured Online Payment

Customers

Group Tours with Solo Adventure

Customers

No Hidden Fees and No Traps