Hulunbuir

Hulunbuir or Hulun Buir,with its administrative center located at Hailar District, is a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction northeast of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, bordering Russia to the north and west, Mongolia to the south and west, Heilongjiang province to the east and Hinggan League to the direct south.  It was firstly known to the world for the Hulun Lake and Buir Lake, and has been home to 42 ethnic minorities including Han, Mongolian, Hui, Manchu and Korean. Hulunbuir is also famous for its grassland which is one of the four major grasslands in the world and known as “the best grassland in the world” as well as one of the 20 scenic spots of national tourism. Besides the amazing grass scenery, Hulunbuir still provides visitors with its primitive culture developed along its history. 

Highlights:

  • Famous Attractions: Hulunbuir attractions boast vast and green grassland, famous rivers and lakes, historical relics and ethic cultural sits including  Hulunbuir Grassland, Genhe Wetland(根河湿地), Hulun Lake, Buir Lake, Hulunbuir Nationality Museum,  Mammoth Park(猛犸公园), Zhalanaor Museum(扎赉诺尔博物馆), Golden Horde Mongolian Tribe(金帐汗国蒙古部落), Aoluguya Ewenke National Township( 敖鲁古雅鄂温克民族乡),etc.
  • Ethnic Culture: There are rich traditional ethnic festivals, ethnic song and dance and ethnic costumes in Hulunbuir such as Hulunbuir Yangko(秧歌), Ice Sculpture and Colored Lantern, Bonfire Festival, Yi Mu’er Festival(伊慕额节), Sebin Festival(瑟宾节) and Nadam Festival(那达慕节).
  • Folk Handcraft: The specialty goods of Hulunbuir includes ethnic handicrafts, silver art craft, Mongolian robe, Mongolian carpet, Mongolian knife, and various wood carvings which are made exquisitely. 
  • Mongolian Food: Mongolian cuisine predominantly consists of dairy products, meat, and animal fats. The most common rural dish is cooked mutton, others like Roasted whole lamb, Mongolian hot pot, Hand-picked mutton, Mongolian pot tea and blood sausage are also popular.

 

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Hulunbuir Attractions

As a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction northeast of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hulunbuir  is home to 42 ethnic minorities including Han, Mongolian, Hui, Manchu and Korean and affords attractions boasting vast and green grassland, famous rivers and lakes, historical relics and ethic cultural sites including Hulunbuir Grassland, Genhe Wetland(根河湿地), Hulun Lake, Buir Lake, Hulunbuir Nationality Museum, Mammoth Park(猛犸公园), Zhalanaor Museum(扎赉诺尔博物馆), Golden Horde Mongolian Tribe(金帐汗国蒙古部落), Taiping Village in Hulunbuir City,Aoluguya Ewenke National Township( 敖鲁古雅鄂温克民族乡),etc. Tourists coming to Hulunbuir can not only [...]

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Hulunbuir Tours

As a prefecture-level city under the jurisdiction northeast of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Hulunbuir is home to 42 ethnic minorities including Han, Mongolian, Hui, Manchu and Korean. Hulunbuir tours afford attractions boasting vast and green grassland, famous rivers and lakes, historical relics and ethic cultural sites including Hulunbuir Grassland, Genhe Wetland(根河湿地), Hulun Lake, Buir Lake, Hulunbuir Nationality Museum, Mammoth Park(猛犸公园), Zhalanaor Museum(扎赉诺尔博物馆), Golden Horde Mongolian Tribe(金帐汗国蒙古部落), Taiping Village in Hulunbuir City,Aoluguya Ewenke National Township( 敖鲁古雅鄂温克民族乡),etc. Tourists coming to Hulunbuir can not [...]

Climate & When to Go

Located in the northern temperate zone, Hulunbuir enjoys a marked continental climate which features in long and cold winter, short and warm summer, dry and windy spring as well as autumn with sudden drop in temperature and early frost, as well as lack of heat, large temperature difference between day and night, high utilization rate of effective accumulated temperature, short frost-free period, abundant sunshine, large difference in precipitation, and the precipitation period mostly concentrated in July and August.  The temperature is cold in [...]

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Transportation

Equipped  with aviation, railway and highway, Hulunbuir offers transportation convenience by two airports, three railway stations and two long-distance bus stations, as well as its local transportation including taxi and bus.  Currently,  the upgraded airport provides daily direct flights and some weekly regular flights  to twenty cities; the railways reaches destinations such as Beijing, Hohhot, Suifenhe and provincial city of Russia; the long-distance buses offer convenience for traveling the local cities and towns.  How to Get to Hulunbuir At present, Hohhot can [...]

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Festivals and Activities

As the most plentiful and excellent pastures in China, Hulunbuir is also the  home to 42 ethnic minorities including Han, Mongolian, Hui, Manchu and Korean. The ethnic minorities have own traditional festivals which including unique ceremony and some interesting activities, tourists will have the chance to experience the most authentic local food and life on the land while appreciating the picturesque landscape. Festivals in Hulunbuir Besides some Chinese traditional festivals, like New Year's Day(January 1), Spring Festival(The first day of the first lunar [...]

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Travel Tips

To have a better travel experience in Hulunbuir, here are some useful Hulunbuir travel tips which may be helpful for your Hulunbuir tour. Useful Numbers Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Area Code: 0470 Zip Code: 021000 Weather Forecast: 12121 Medical Help: 0470-3997015 Check Telephone Number: 114 Tourist Complaint: 0470-8217011  Tourist Inquiry: 0470-8217020  Expressway Emergency Rescue: 12122 Consumer Complaints Hotline: 12315 Shuttle bus inquiry: 0470-8271114 Railway Station Information Inquiry: 0470-2221322 Civil Aviation Consulting Telephone:  0470-6259988 Best Time to Visit The best time to travel in Hulunbuir is from mid-May to mid-September, Hulunbuir at that time is a summer resort for tourists, and they can fully enjoy the grassland [...]

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Useful Maps

As the most welcomed destination in Inner Mongolia, Hulunbuir is located in the northeast of  Inner Mongolia, enjoying a suitable geographic position and good transportation. It is endowed with the best preserved grassland in Inner Mongolia, being  one of the four major grasslands in the world and known as “the best grassland in the world” as well as one of the 20 scenic spots of national tourism. thousands of people travel to Hulunbuir every year to experience its beauty and amazement.  To [...]

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Hulunbuir Accommodation

Widely known for its largest and purest grassland in the world, as well as the ethnic tribes and their customs and cultures, Hulunbuir  welcomes millions of tourists every year.  Where to stay in Hulunbuir is one of the considerations they take before starting their trip. Still, Hulunbuir has many hotels to offer ranging from luxury hotels to featured inns , tourists can make a choice according to budget, and we China Dragon Tours will always do our best to recommend you with [...]

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