Helan County is located in the northern part of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and is known for its beautiful scenery. Helan County is home to historical sites such as Neolithic ruins, ancient Chinese tombs, the Baisikou Twin Towers, and the Hongfo Pagoda, as well as natural landscapes including ancient crossing points over the Yellow River and Yellow River wetlands. The rock paintings at Helan Mountain are also a site not to be missed. They are a treasure trove that has recorded the customs, religion, hunting, and warfare culture of nomadic people.
Helan Mountain rock painting, located in Jinshan Township, Helan County, Yinchuan City, was born about 10,000 years ago. It was a picture drawn and chiseled on the rocks by ancient ancestors in the long years using realistic or abstract artistic techniques. It records all aspects of ancient human social life in Yinchuan. There is also a rock painting museum in the scenic area that can be visited. The exhibits in the museum are mainly replicas and photographs of rock paintings. Walking along the boardwalk in the scenic area, it is the Helan Waterfall. The tourists with plenty of time can continue to walk deeper. The more natural the scenery is, the more beautiful it is.
The Suyukou Ski Resort is situated in the famous scenic spot Suyukou Forest Park. It is enclosed by mountains and has amazing scenery. It is a large-scale professional alpine ski resort in the northwest region. This place is snowy and is the ideal alpine ski resort in Ningxia. The snow field is fully equipped to meet the needs of different tourist. In addition, the snow field has brought in professional snow machines, snowmobile and other ski equipment from abroad, with many professional coaches,providing professional training for skiers.