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Hoh Xil no man's land driving tour guide

2018-04-11 14:24:07

Also known as No Man's Land, Hoh Xil is China's largest, highest and most mysterious "dead zone." The whole Hoh Xil is about 5000m above sea level, the climate is dry and cold, serious hypoxia and lack of fresh water, the environment is sinister, daunting. This is why it is called the "forbidden zone of life".


Hoh Xil


The Tibetan antelope, known as the pride of Hoh Xil, is a species unique to China and a national first-class protected animal. At the same time, a movie "Hoh Xili" let the Tibetan antelope into people's attention, at the same time, but also let people on this mysterious place full of longing and longing.


Driving route:


Access to Hoh Xil can only be by off-road vehicle, self-drive is the best way. If you do not take a road trip, you can also transfer from the shuttle bus to the prefectures and towns, but to Hoh Xil, only by car. In such a vast and sparsely populated place, cars are as important as food. Even the quality of the vehicle, in some moments is also a matter of life and death, it is best to find superior performance of the off-road vehicle.


[Qingzang Line] You can take the train to Golmud City first, and then rent a car, the fare is also more expensive, but the travel agency and vehicle rental more. Some range jeeps can be rented, but to cover the driver's food and housing on the road. The shuttle bus from Golmud to Tibet can be rented, but whether the driver will stop depends on his character. If you want to take pictures along the way, the driver may not stop as you wish.


Accommodation: There are good hotels and guest houses in the state and county. Jiegu even has travel agencies, adventure services and other better tourism service facilities. In addition, there are some military stations, accommodation stations, road classes and so on along the main road. It's okay to take a break as long as you don't ask for too much. Accommodation in these places is very cheap, tens of dollars can live to a good. Many areas of this large plateau are not suitable for camping, the harsh weather conditions and fierce wildlife are threats, and it is best not to take the risk unless there is a planned scientific expedition or expedition group activity.




Highland barley wine, called "qiang" in Tibetan, is made from highland barley, a major grain grown on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. It is the most favorite drink of the Tibetan people, and it is essential to celebrate the New Year, get married, give birth to children, and welcome friends and relatives.


Milk skin Milk skin is also called dry cheese, and Western food called "Ji Si" similar, is one of the famous special products made of milk by farmers in the agricultural and animal husbandry areas, for the most delicious nutritious food in milk products. Its production history has been nearly 100 years.


Milk tea Milk tea, from pastoral areas to semi-agricultural semi-pastoral areas and agricultural areas, Tibetan, Mongolian, Hui, Han, and soil ethnic groups widely drink, and from the large pot milk tea in pastoral areas has evolved into a particularly exquisite "cans of milk tea". Can is commonly known as "sand can", and the milk tea made from it is delicious. The elderly also add schizonepeta in milk tea to eye-catching remove halo, add Sichuan pepper, ginger to dispel cold and warm, and add almonds to prevent cough.


In Hoh Xil, many tourists will be very impressed by a unique type of barbecue called "Kebab". This is a style of kebabs that are cooked half cooked, then brushed with sauce and grilled over charcoal. This practice is actually Turkish Kebab, and even the word kebab is derived from Turkish.




Tibetan carpet is made of wool, dyed by plants, twisted by hand and carefully woven by artists. It is soft, durable, beautiful, and has strong national characteristics, and plays an important role in insulating people living in high-cold areas from the tide and keeping warm. Therefore, it is an indispensable supply for long-term pastoral life. Its varieties are carpet, kang blanket, sitting blanket and so on.


The contents of traditional Tibetan carpets not only show people's hard work, wisdom and spiritual strength, but also reflect people's expectations, wishes and fantasies for a better future. The expression of Tibetan carpet is mainly in traditional style, and there are freestyle, style and different compositions depending on the variety of forms. The color expression is particularly rich, bright color, high purity, strong contrast, and flexible color composition, which is consistent with the decorative style of Tibetan architectural color painting. Folk production of Tibetan carpets has a long history and high production skills. It has tough wear-resistant, elastic, soft texture, smooth crystal characteristics. After trampling, the hair immediately springs back to its original state, and will not collapse. The feel is loose, the color sense and elasticity have a long durability, the longer the use of time, the brighter, will not give people a sense of old.


Tibetan knife collectors made of folk craft, unique style, unique decoration, quite ethnic style and local characteristics, so it is called "Tibetan knife". The characteristic of the Tibetan sword lies in its gorgeous appearance.

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Human beings can not survive there for a long time, and can only vaguely see the wild animals and plants that have adapted to the cold climate, but because of this, it has created unique living conditions for the wild animals on the plateau and become a "paradise for wild animals".