Qinling Wildlife Park in Xian
Qinling Wildlife Park, situated in the middle section of Qinling Mountains, is the first park of its kind to be established in the northwest region in China. 28 kilometers (about 17 miles) south of the downtown area of Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province, this wildlife park has more than 300 species of animal, with many different types of birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles.
Type: Nature & Parks, Wildlife Park, Animals
Address: Chang'an District, Xian, Shaanxi Province
Best Seasons: All year around
Recommended Visiting Hours: about 4 hours
Popular Activities: Watch the animals, mountain hiking, photography
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday: 09:00-18:00
Ticket: March- November: CNY 100
December-next February: CNY 80
Why is Qinling Wildlife Park So Special?
- Xi ‘an Qinling Wildlife Park is the first wildlife park in northwest China. It is a comprehensive garden project integrating the functions of wildlife removal, science education, tourism and vacation.
- There are a variety of animal species, beasts, birds, amphibians and reptiles, its huge animal population, the number of northwest are the largest.
- The Qinling wildlife park in xi ‘an has the largest and most complete birdsong forest in China. With the largest panther base in China; The herbivore entry area is the largest of any wildlife park in our country.
Where is Qinling Wildlife Park?
Xian Qinling Wildlife Park is located in northern slope of Qinling Mountains Middle Hills area from Xi’an 28 km, is the first park of its kind to be established in the northwest region in China. 28 kilometers (about 17 miles) south of the downtown area of Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province.
How to get to Qinling Wildlife Park
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1. Take Tourist Line 9 (No. 320) from South Jinhua Road, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi’an International Exhibition Center or other bus stops and get off at the last stop.
2. Take Huanshan Tourism Bus Line 1 and get off at Qinling Yesheng Dongwuyuan (Qinling Wildlife Park) Station. It runs from the east side of the North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda to Louguantai at 08:30-11:30, and returns at 13:30-17:30.
3. Take Bus:
East route: You 9 road Jinhua North Road – Qinling Wildlife Park;
South route: 321 road South Gate – Green Garden transfer You 9 road – Qinling Wildlife Park;
West route: 322 road Labor Road – Ziwu Avenue transfer You 9 road – Qinling Wildlife Park.
he Park is divided into four regions, namely walking area, herbivorous, preyer area, forest birds.Animals and have animal performances, and small parks, playgrounds, animal hospitals, animal quarantine, rare animal breeding Center, Garden, snack bar, coffee shop, fully functional, first-class service, supporting projects such as resorts.Park, a total of more than 300 kinds of wild animals, nearly only.Rare white tiger, white ten poisonous snakes, pythons, and four national treasure, Golden Monkey, Takin budorcas taxicolor tibetana in Qinling Mountains pandas, Crested Ibis;Visitors from Africa tri-color dog more than 10 kinds of XI ‘ an animal had never been introduced;And native of elephants “West Greek”.
- Enthralling encounters with more than 10,000 animals
- Chance to admire 300 rare species at Qinling Wildlife Park
- Glimpses of giant pandas, white tigers, sea dogs & elephants
- Golden snub-nosed monkeys, Bengal tigers, hippos & birds
- Expert private guide for a pleasant & informative excursion
The animals’ exhibition area is divided into two parts: the walking area and car-riding area.
The walking area lies in the west part of the park. Here animals like golden monkeys, brightly colored parrots, groups of flamingoes, hippopotami, kangaroos and so on can be seen. In addition, there are sea lions, seals, and groups of the largest land mammal in the world – the Asian elephant. These beautiful animals make this part of the park a very popular one.
The car-riding area is split into two further parts: one is exhibiting herbivores, the other carnivores.
The area of the herbivore exhibition is the largest in all of China. Grass-eating animals indigenous to Africa like giraffes, zebras, gnus and hartebeests can be found in the eastern part. In the carnivore show area, you have the chance to see in person the tigers and cougars with the fearsome reputation of ‘Kings of the Animals’, and the hauntingly beautiful leopards that are considered champion of the short-distance race amongst all beasts. Here, the most fascinating and unforgettable thing is the ferocity of the tigers and the lions.
Recommended Visiting Routes
Route 1: take a sightseeing car to visit the grassland area, the animal area — walk to visit the Animal Meeting Room — Lingzhang Hall — Golden Monkey Hall — 5D Cinema — Swan Lake — Circus World — Meittai Restaurant — Hippopotamus Hall — Elephant Hall — Medium Animal Hall — Bird’s Chirping Forest — Lion Jumping — Marine animal performance — Amphibious Reptile Hall — Science Museum.
Route 2: walk to visit Golden Monkey Hall — Lingzhang Hall — animal meeting room — Amphibious Reptile Hall — Marine animal performance — Lion Jumping — Bird’s Chirping Forest — Medium Animal Hall — Elephant Hall — Raptor Cage — Hippopotamus Hall — Circus World — Medigtai Restaurant — Swan Lake — 5D Cinema — Monkey Garden — tour car to visit grassland area and beast area.
Louguantai National Forest Park
Louguantai National Forest Park was built in 1982. It is one of the twelve national forest parks approved by the Ministry of Forestry and the first forest park in northwest China. Laozi statue of Louguantai was designated as a national level by the Ministry of Forestry in 1992, and was rated as one of the top ten scenic spots in Xi ‘an city in 1997. The park covers 27,500 hectares.
- Heihe National Forest Park
Shaanxi Heihe National Forest Park is located in Zhouzhi County, the headstream of Heihe River. Heihe National Forest Park is praised worthy as the “Northern Shangri-la”. The park land embraces unique natural scenery, human landscape and abundant resources of wild animals and plants.
- Qinling National Botanical Garden
Qinling National Botanical Garden is the large integrated by the Shaanxi Provincial Government, the State Forestry Administration, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xi’an municipal government to build a joint national Botanical Garden. It is the “biological gene bank” of China and the area of largest botanical gardens in the world.
Useful Travel Tips
- Children under 1.2 m (3.9 ft) can enter for free.
Children between 1.2-1.4 m (3.9-4.6 ft) can enjoy a 50% discount.
- Admission is free for persons over 65 years of age with birthday card and id card.
Some hotels nearby are recommended: Jimo Cultural Inn, Xi ‘an Changan Haoting Hotel, Xi ‘an Nanshanyuan Hotel, etc.
Peak season (March 1 – November 30): Adult ticket price: 100 yuan/piece; Ticket price for 1.2m-1.4m children: 50 yuan/piece.
Off season (dec 1 – feb 29): Adult ticket price: 80 yuan/piece; Ticket price for 1.2m-1.4m children: 40 yuan/piece.