1 Day Hohhot City Tour

An unforgettable experience is to be had during this travel. Stay in a Mongolian Tent and enjoy the Mongolian Singing and Dancing on the vast and beautiful steppes, features that are guaranteed to enhance your visit to Hohhot. Shanxi,its long history has provided the province with rich and colorful cultural heritages, which owing to its stability and prosperity has been well preserved, thus, earning the name of “Museum of Ancient Chinese Culture”. The more obvious of these include: the Buddhist wonder of the Yungang Grottoes in Datong, the remote Shuanglin Temple, Jinci Temple, the longest and most prestigious history in the four most well-known Buddhist holy lands of China – Mt. Wutai, and one of the Five Sacred Mountains in China – Mt. Hengshan, which are well worth the long journeys for the visitors. Both the natural beauty and cultural sites included in your tour package will give you an excellent opportunity to feel the ethnic flavor peculiar to the north of the Great Wall .

Day by day itinerary
Pick-up and visit to Zhaojun Tomb, which was built for Wang Zhaojun, one of four famous beauties of ancient China and a maid in the imperial palace of the Emperor Yuan Di of the Han Dynasty. She volunteered to marry the chief Huhanye of Xiongnu Horde and made great contributions to the unity of Han and Huns. It was said that the green grass on the huge tomb never turned yellow even in late autumn. Then visit Five Pagoda Temple, an important Tibetan Buddhist temple. More than 1560 relief sculptures of Buddhas are engraved on the five pagodas. The vivid carvings and designs on the pagoda are representative of the architectural achievements made in the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1911). Move on to visit Dazhao Temple. It is the oldest building and the largest temple in Hohhot. Built by Alatan Khan–chief of Tumd Mongolian Tribe in the 7th year of Wanli Age of the Ming Dynasty, the temple is noted for impressive buildings, splendid statues, delicate frescos, musical instruments and fine collection of Buddhist scriptures. Transfer back to the hotel after the tour. (Lunch)