Salt Lake Grand Hotel

No.26 Huanghe Middle Road, Golmud, Qinghai, 816000, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Golmud

Golmud - the gateway to Tibet

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Jul 05, 2014


After being told that we would not be bush camping on our way between Dunhuang and Golmud, like we were previously going to do, we had a 10hr drive day to get to Golmud. The only reason why we were going to Golmud was to make our way to Tibet.

After going into the main town to help the crew shop at a supermarket which we believe might have stayed open just for us... we had another Dico's for dinner. We decided it ...

Dunhuang to Lhasa - the views

A travel blog entry by wanderingbish on Sep 21, 2013

9 photos

... train looking out to snow as far as the eye can see.
The blue sky came, the snow became less so and the grass emerged, we were now ploughing through Grasslands on our home run to Lhasa.

All in all rather a confusing train journey!


Reflection on China

A travel blog entry by wanderingbish on Sep 21, 2013

... forth coming than most. What we have found with the Chinese is that they are wary of this and it normally takes between 5-7seconds before you have a response, which is invariably a smile or some form of acknowledgement.

The Food
Eating in China is a very social occasion which is best enjoyed with a group and a lot of alcohol. Often it was only Gem and I however the alcohol was consumed and the flavours savoured.
As Indian food ...

The Worlds Highest Train - Lhasa to Xian

A travel blog entry by portways on Apr 25, 2012

2 comments, 11 photos

... the stretch just south of Tianjun on Google maps!), the scale of development in places like Xining and the slow return of the colour green in the landscape as we neared Xian. We ate noodles, played cards, shopped on the station platforms at the infrequent stops, and tried to work out how we were going to get on in Xian when we could not understand anything either written or said in Chinese.

It was a great trip. ...

Splitting of the visa & bring on the sandstorm

A travel blog entry by lewisn01 on Jul 27, 2010

11 photos

... every now and then you saw his hand comeup and try topush the top of his tent back up!! the storm last 30mins or so but when it leftit looked like there where 6 inches of snow onthe ground, all our tents were covered in hail andsnow, Andrew had togo out and brush it all off!! I luckily had a cmaera on me inthe truck so i took some photosi will try to upload!! Again our tent did will and although there was lots of snow around the tent andon the tent there was ...


This hotel, located on No.26 Huanghe Middle Road, Golmud, is near Terra-Cotta Warriors and Soldiers Museum.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Salt Lake Grand Hotel Golmud

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good