7 Days Inner Mongolia Grassland & Desert & Genghis Khan Culture Tour

Xilamuren Grassland, about 90 kilometers to the downtown area of Hohhot, is the earliest grassland to have been developed as a tourism attraction in Inner Mongolia. While the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, is a temple dedicated to Genghis Khan, where he is worshipped as ancestor, dynastic founder, and deity. During this tour, you can learn some Mongolian culture at the Xilamuren grassland, enjoy the desert entertainment at Whishtling Dune Bay, appreciate the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, as well as explore Hohhot city.

Highlights:

  • Learn some Mongolian culture at the grassland.
  • Enjoy the desert entertainment at Whishtling Dune Bay.
  • Visit the highlights of Hohhot City.
  • Appreciate the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan – the largest themed scenic spot about the Gen Gi Khan culture and Mongolia culture.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive at Hohhot
  • Day 2: Hohhot – Xilamuren Grassland
  • Day 3: Xiamuren Grassland – Hohhot
  • Day 4: Hohhot – Ordos
  • Day 5: Ordos – Mausoleum of Genghis Khan
  • Day 6: Ordos – Hohhot
  • Day 7: Hohhot Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive at Hohhot

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Hohhot
Meals:

Arrive at Hohhot, which named “Green city”, local guide and driver will meet you at airport to give you a big warm welcome.

Day 2 Hohhot – Xilamuren Grassland

Sightseeing and Activities: Xilamuren Grassland
Accommodation: Yurt
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, move on to Xilamuren Grassland(100KM), which is much beautiful during May to September. It is like a picture showed a lot of sheep and horses, moving with cloud after the spring oil rain. Before lunch time, arrive at our destination. You will be warmly welcomed by the local Mongolians colorfully dressed. They will present each of you a silver cup of wine and Hada. Local lunch will be arranged after then, then check in your Yurt. Then, enjoy the horse riding, Mongolia Performance, Monglia Wresting, questrian and Bonfire Party.

Day 3 Xiamuren Grassland – Hohhot

Sightseeing and Activities: Dazhao Temple, Jiangjun Yashu
Accommodation: Hohhot
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast at hotel, head to visit Dazhao temple and Jiangjun Yashu(Suiyuan General Offical Residence). Dazhao Temple is the most beautiful temple in Hohhot. Located in the middle of downtown, Jiangjun Yashu is the only preserved historical building of cultural relics in Mongolian area of China. It enjoy a higher station in the national historic site of cultural relics.

Day 4 Hohhot – Whistling Dune Bay – Ordos

Sightseeing and Activities: Whishtling Dune Bay
Accommodation: Ordos
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Whishtling Dune Bay, which is about 65km south from Baotou. After arriving at the Whishtling Dune Bay, you will be arranged to take the following activities: Sand sliding(one time), Camel Riding, Sand Surfing Driving, Beach Motor Driving, Desert Adventure Driving, Railed bike riding, and Flying high on a zip line. Lunch on your own inside the desert.

After the day tour, transfer to Ordos for overnight.

Day 5 Ordos – Mausoleum of Genghis Khan

Sightseeing and Activities: Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, Ordos Museum, Kangbashen Genghis Khan Square
Accommodation: Ordos
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Today, you’ll visit Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, a temple devoted to the worship of Genghis Khan (the founder and Great Khan of the Mongol Empire). With beautiful grassland environment and mysterious cultural landscape, Mausoleum of Genghis Khan is the most reputed tourist attraction in Inner Mongolia. When traveling in this tomb, travelers can not only experience the unique Mongolian history and culture, but the solemn and mysterious memorial ceremonies.

After lunch, transfer you to pay a visit to the Ordos Museum and Kangbashen Genghis Khan Square.

Day 6 Ordos – Hohhot

Sightseeing and Activities: Five-pagoda Temple, Inner Mongolia Museum
Accommodation: Hohhot
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Transfer you back to Hohhot after breakfast. Half day tour will be arranged for the Five-pagoda Temple. Originally built in ancient Indian style, it is one of the only remaining parts of the Ci Deng Temple compound located in the Old City of Hohhot. And then move on to Inner Mongolia Museum. With a collection of 44,000 objects, the museum displays the unique ethnic history of Northern Tribes. This museum is a window to know Inner Mongolia deeply.

Day 7 Hohhot Departure

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation:
Meals: Breakfast

Transfer to airport for your departure flight.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.