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Shenzhen Tour of   Shenzhen Safari Park


     Shenzhen Safari Park is located in the north of Shenzhen, on the bank of the beautiful Xili Lake. The zoo combines animals, plants and animal performances, and is the first to uncage animals in China. More than 300 breeds of animals live here. Many of them are rare animals in the world or national protected animals in China. Pandas, giraffes, Asian elephants, red-crowned cranes, Siberian tigers and flamingos all could be found in this park.

     With green mountains to the north as its barrier, the Safari Park is like a bright pearl in the bustling metropolis. The zoo, occupying an area of 120 hectares (296.5 acres), has three parts according to the living habits of different animals. Visitors can take buses to watch the uncaged animals strolling on the lawn.

     In the adventurous beasts' zone, white tigers (Bengal tigers), North China tigers (Siberian tigers), South China tigers, bears, wolves, lions and cheetahs, all have their own homes. In China, a saying goes that 'one mountain cannot have two tigers', but in the Chinese Liger Hill, tigers and lions live harmoniously with each other. Here, visitors find the only tiglon in the world and rare ligers. The South China tigers show the mien of Chinese tigers.

     Giraffes, flamingos, zebras, kangaroos, camels, hippopotamuses, swans, pandas and other vegetarians inhabit the vegetarian zone. This area has the largest swan lake in China. Visitors can float in this lake to appreciate the graceful black and white swans. Considered the national treasures of China, the pandas are also well worth viewing.

     In the animal performance zone, wonderful performances are awaiting the visitors. The red orangutans, the closest animal to human beings, come from India. They even serve as salesmen, cooperating with the parrots as cashiers and elephants as porters. Every day, the zoo holds about ten animal performances in the four animal performance halls, namely, the Circus Hall, the Elephants and Tigers Show Hall, the Sea lion Performance Hall and the Birds Performance Hall. The grand party for hundreds of birds can not be seen in other parts of the world. Another exciting performance played by more than 300 actors and about 1,000 animals is also a pioneer in the world. The elephants act as the leaders of the parade, with tigers, lions and other animals following behind and clouds of pigeons hovering in the sky.

     The Zoological Center in the northwest of the zoo is the largest in China introduces knowledge about animals. Visitors get familiar with the colorful animal world by watching specimen and pictures or simply using the Multimedia Touch Screen.

Xili Lake Resort:

     In the modern hustle and bustle of prosperous Shenzhen, you may wonder where you may find a tranquil place in which to relax and feast your eyes on the beauty of nature, a place with luxuriant trees and charming bird song. Undoubtedly, you need look no further than the Xili Lake Resort at the foot of Qilin (Kylin) Mountain in the Nanshan District. The charming natural scenery of Xili Lake has provided an ideal setting for the resort that has been established here and has been seen continuous improvement. Being one of Shenzhen's best-preserved natural settings, Xili Lake Resort boasts vitality in its natural springs that are surrounded by blossom and picturesque falls that are a joy to behold. As you roam around the various places of interest, you will be totally fascinated by the beautiful lake and the imperial style architectures. Of these, the long corridor encircling the lake is worthy of particular mention. This corridor exceeds three quarters of a mile or 1,280 meters in length and is the longest of its kind in China. Built to provide comfortable walkways with shelter from the sun and inclement weather such corridors are a unique feature in Chinese gardens and are beautifully decorated; the Xili corridor is a fine example.

     The resort, erected in the fall of 1979, was the first to be built following the reform and opening up of China to foreign visitors and was soon to be recognized as Shenzhen's prime scenic spot. The fresh air coupled with its elegant ambience arouses people's desires to take holidays here. The resort also offers the opportunity to cultivate their minds. In 1986, Xili Lake Resort was the chosen venue for the Eighth Asian Table Tennis Championships. Since the 1980s, many of the top Chinese leaders and other celebrities have visited the resort and have been warmly entertained there.

     Xili Lake Resort is adjacent to the Safari Park Shenzhen and Shenzhen University City, so it is convenient should you wish to get close to the wild life or enjoy the studious atmosphere of modern university life. In the resort itself you will have no worries about a lack of entertainment programs. Apart from the well-equipped facilities that you would expect to find in a holiday resort, Xili Lake Resort provides visitors with an abundance of activities such as fishing, canoeing, firework displays, swimming, picnicking and other wonderful entertainments.

     Don't forget to climb the Xili Pagoda or visit the Qilin (Kylin) Mountain pavilion. With a bird's eye view from these two places, you can see a wonderful panorama of the entire resort. In the modern hustle and bustle of prosperous Shenzhen, you may wonder where you may find a tranquil place in which to relax and feast your eyes on the beauty of nature, a place with luxuriant trees and charming bird song. Undoubtedly, you need look no further than the Xili Lake Resort at the foot of Qilin (Kylin) Mountain in the Nanshan District. The charming natural scenery of Xili Lake has provided an ideal setting for the resort that has been established here and has been seen continuous improvement. Being one of Shenzhen's best-preserved natural settings, Xili Lake Resort boasts vitality in its natural springs that are surrounded by blossom and picturesque falls that are a joy to behold. As you roam around the various places of interest, you will be totally fascinated by the beautiful lake and the imperial style architectures. Of these, the long corridor encircling the lake is worthy of particular mention. This corridor exceeds three quarters of a mile or 1,280 meters in length and is the longest of its kind in China. Built to provide comfortable walkways with shelter from the sun and inclement weather such corridors are a unique feature in Chinese gardens and are beautifully decorated; the Xili corridor is a fine example.

     The resort, erected in the fall of 1979, was the first to be built following the reform and opening up of China to foreign visitors and was soon to be recognized as Shenzhen's prime scenic spot. The fresh air coupled with its elegant ambience arouses people's desires to take holidays here. The resort also offers the opportunity to cultivate their minds. In 1986, Xili Lake Resort was the chosen venue for the Eighth Asian Table Tennis Championships. Since the 1980s, many of the top Chinese leaders and other celebrities have visited the resort and have been warmly entertained there.

     Xili Lake Resort is adjacent to the Safari Park Shenzhen and Shenzhen University City, so it is convenient should you wish to get close to the wild life or enjoy the studious atmosphere of modern university life. In the resort itself you will have no worries about a lack of entertainment programs. Apart from the well-equipped facilities that you would expect to find in a holiday resort, Xili Lake Resort provides visitors with an abundance of activities such as fishing, canoeing, firework displays, swimming, picnicking and other wonderful entertainments.

     Don't forget to climb the Xili Pagoda or visit the Qilin (Kylin) Mountain pavilion. With a bird's eye view from these two places, you can see a wonderful panorama of the entire resort.

     Tour Shenzhen with Great Wall Adventure Club, the best Shenzhen tour agent to help you with your hotel booking and transfers.


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