With reference to Xining City, we always regard it as the political, commercial, cultural center and the capital of Qinghai Province. Located on the eastern edge of Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and covering an area of 7,665 sq. km, it is the largest city on the plateau. Because of its beautiful natural landscape and the pleasant climate, it is also regarded as one of the top ten summer resorts and the top ten beautiful cities in China.
Xining is located at the elevation of 2,261 m. (7,418 ft.) and the climate in this city is very agreeable with a temprature of 17 to 19℃ in summer. It is a famous city of summer resorts, if you are want to travel in summer but afraid of the hot weather, then you can come here. Natural reserve is very abundant and there are rich plants, animals, minerals, salt lakes, metal, gold and so on, which make this land a natural wonder for tourism.
Traveling is also always having relationship with eating and the local flavor in Xining which will surely make your mouth be watering. There are Niangpi, hand grasping Mutton, Qinghai Gamianpian and other snacks, if you are hungry just sit down in any restaurants and add great fun to your tour. There also many markets, supermarket which make it convenient for shopping. If you interested in the beautiful scenery and cultural heritage here, just come here to enjoy yourself!