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8-Day Inner Mongolia Grassland and Desert Tour

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Overview:

If you are considering a first look at the wild grassland and desert landscape and interesting normadic culture in Inner Mongolia, this is your best package to take!

This 8-day tour helps you to discover the best popular Inner Mongolia grassland and desert areas in a classic way.

  • Appreciate the Best View of a Flowery Grassland
  • Have Fun in the Hinterland of Kubuqi Desert to Avoid Crowds
  • Stay Ovnight in a Traditional Mongolian Yurt and Experience Local Nomadic Life

Tour Code

IM8D7N-DIW-101

Duration

8 Days/7 Nights
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Itinerary

Day 1Hohhot Arrival

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Hohhot
 

Upon arrival at Hohhot Railway Station or Airport, our local driver will transfer you to the hotel for check-in. The rest time is free for you to explore Hohhot. (No tour guide serviced)

Day 2Hohhot - Huitengxile Grassland

Attractions: Yellow Flower Valley, Huitengxile Grassland
Meal: Not included
Hotel: Overnight in mongolian yurt

In the morning, head to Huitengxile Grassland (2 hours’ driving). Visit Huanghuagou(Yellow Flower Valley) to appreciate multifaceted natural beauty — peculiar stones, unique peaks, and colorful alpine meadows.

In the afternoon, enjoy Mongolian singing and dancing, and watch Mongolian archery and wrestling.  

After an ethnic-flavor bonfire party in the evening, stay overnight in a traditional Mongolian yurt.

Day 3Huitengxile Grassland

Attractions: Wulanhada Volcano Geopark
Meal: Not included
Hotel: Overnight in mongolian yurt

In the morning, head to Wulanhada Volcano Geopark (1.5 hours’ driving) – a volcano cluster on the grassland. Walk through the wilderness and pass through the large exposed volcanic eruption deposits, you will get a completely different feeling.

After Volcano Geopark visit, return to Huitengxile Grassland and overnight there. 

Ps. You may have a horse riding (optional activity) in the afternoon to measure the vastness of grassland on the horse back)

Day 4Huitengxile Grassland - Hohhot

Attractions: Daqing Mountain, Inner Mongolia Museum
Meal: Not included
Hotel: Overnight in Hohhot

Enjoy the sunrise on the grassland, then go to Daqing Mountain in 2 hours driving. Take a 5-hour hiking on Daqing Mountain. You will pass ancient birch forests on the way to the top of Daqing Mountain, where you’ll have a panoramic view of the fantastic natural beauty.

In the afternoon, visit Inner Mongolia Museum located in the northeast of Hohhot City. The Museum has a focus on Mongolian culture and exhibits spanning the ages — from an excellent dinosaur exhibition to Genghis Khan to the space age.

Stay overnight in Hohhot.

Day 5Hohhot - Baotou - Dalateqi

Attractions: Intangible Cultural Heritage Town, Wudangzhao Lamasery
Meal: Not included
Hotel: Overnight in Dalateqi

In the morning, visit Intangible Cultural Heritage Town. There, you can learn about Mongolian folk arts and handicrafts by experiencing Mongolian yurt building and erecting, dough making, paper cutting, and leather painting.

Head to Baotou with 1½ hours’ driving. There, visit Wudangzhao Lamasery, which is the biggest and the best-preserved lamaic monastery in Inner Mongolia. (A form of Tibetan Buddhism was the Mongols’ main religion until the 19th century and has seen a recent revival.)

In the afternoon, turn to Dalateqi and stay overnight in there. 

Day 6Dalateqi - Yemigsha

Attractions: Kubuqi Desert
Meal: Not included
Hotel: Overnight in Desert Camp

In the morning, go to the Kubuqi Desert at Yemingsha with a 2-hour drive.

Enjoy a substantial camel ride as you venture deep into the hinterland of Kubuqi Desert.

Appreciate the stunning views of the desert sunset, enjoy a barbecue dinner, camp in the desert, and see the incredibly starry sky for an unforgettable wilderness experience.

Day 7Yemingsha - Ordos

Attractions: Kangbashi New Area, Mausoleum of Genghis Khan
Meal: Not included
Hotel: Overnight in Ordos

In the morning, head to Ordos in 2.5-hour drive, explore Kangbashi New Area. Once famous as the “ghost city of Ordos”, Kangbashi New Area is a fashionable, natural, healthy, cultural, and creative new-build city in the grassland and desert.

In the afternoon, visit Mausoleum of Genghis Khan. The Mausoleum is a temple devoted to the worship of Genghis Khan. When in this cenotaph, travelers can not only appreciate Mongolian history and culture, but also the solemn and mysterious memorial ceremonies. 

Stay overnight in Ordos.

Day 8Ordos - Departure

Attractions: No
Meal: Not included
Hotel: Not included

Today is free for you until your tour guide and driver escort you to the airport in time for the scheduled flight/railway station to other destination. Tour ends.

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • 7 nights accommodation(3 or 4 or 5-star depends on yourself)
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets
  • Meals
  • Gratuities(optional)
  • Any optional programs/activities
  • Any services not mentioned