China travel map - China Grassland & Desert Discovery

China’s landscapes are vast, varied and spectacular with grasslands, mountains, rivers, valleys, deserts. On this 6-day tour package of Inner Mongolia, you will travel to vast grassland in Hohhot to see sheep or cows grazing, pay a home visit to local Mongolian’s tent and stay overnight in a tradtional yurt; enjoy the fun activities such as camel riding, surfing car and sand skiing in Gebi desert… Discover yourself  theTomb of Genghis Khan and make the most out of every moment in Huitengxile Grassland, Dazhao Temple, Xiangshawan Desert. 

Duration: 6 days & 5 nights

Destinations: Hohhot - Baotou - Ordos

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Arrive in Hohhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, our guide will meet you at the airport in Mongolian dress, and transfer you to hotel by private vehicle. Balance of the day at leisure, you can walk around the hotel to get a glance of the city.

After breakfast, transfer to visit the Huitengxile Grassland, which also called flowerland, is the one of 4 alpine meadow grasslands in the world. Every year from May to September, the whole grassland is like a beautiful painting - flowers blossom everywhere, breeze blowing, cattle and sheep grazing freely, herdsmen singing merrily…There will be a small welcome ceremony when you arrive - drinking ceremony. The hospitable Mongolians who are colorfully dressed would wait for you at the entrance gate by presenting you Haha and a silver cup of wine. Local lunch will be arranged after that, and then you can check in your Yurt. For the rest of time, enjoy on your own on the grassland. You can ride horse (optional), watch Mongolian horse racing and wrestling performance etc… After dinner, join the bonfire party!

Meal: B, L, D

Gegentala Grassland

You can enjoy the difference sunrise on the grassland in the early morning, after breakfast, you will be transferred back to Hohhot. Visit Inner Mongolian Museum first, Covering an area of 3,500 square meters, Inner Mongolia Museum is the largest and best comprehensive museum in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. This museum is a window to know Inner Mongolia deeply.

After lunch, visit the General’s Government Office. Located in the middle of downtown, west of Drum Tower, the General’s Government Office is the only preserved historical building of cultural relics in Mongolian area of China. It enjoys a higher station in the national historic site of cultural relic.

Later, transfer to visit the Dazhao Temple, which is the oldest building and the largest temple in Hohhot. Splendid statues, delicate frescos, and great collection of Buddhist scriptures, these are the major features of the temple. The central part of the temple is Fo Tang (the hall for worshiping Buddha), where the Silver Buddha lies and it has been already four hundred years. Overnight in Hohhot.

Meal: B, L, D

People pray before Dazhao Temple

After breakfast, we will drive around 3 hours to the Xiangshawan (Singing Sand Ravine) Desert Resort, you can see the Yellow River Bridge is on our way. Upon arrival, you will take a cable car to the Xiansha Island and experience some exciting sand activities here. You may choose the following self-paid activities like: camel riding, sand skiing, beach motorcycle, sand surfing car、zip line etc… Later, we will proceed to our next destination- Erdos city. We will arrive in around 1 hour and then check into a local hotel after dinner. 

Meal: B, L

riding camel

Continue our tour to the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan. Genghis Khan is a Mongolian hero who reunified the chaotic Inner-Mongolia prairie, made great contribution to the founding of the powerful Mongolia Empire and enhanced greatly the interaction of the people of China. The Genghis Khan’s Mausoleum was completed in 1954, but destroyed by Red Guards in the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) and after many years’ restoration, the site takes on the present appearance. Exiting the mausoleum, we will drive back to the Erdos and visit the Kangbashi tourism area. Here you can see Erdos Mongolian Wedding Park, City Square and many Mongolian style buildings. Enjoy your dinner here and then you will be transferred back to your hotel by the end of the day.

Meal: B, L, D

Free time in the morning, you can explore the city by yourself. Pick up from hotel at the appropriated time and transfer to airport for the flight to your next destination

Meal: B

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What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

    In each place, we hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our China tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

  • Internal Transportation

    Based on your needs, we could make bookings of internal transportation, including domestic flights, inter-city trains, long-distance bus, etc.

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