7 Days West Inner Mongolia Tour to Alxa League and Yinchuan

Alxa League, borders Mongolia to the north, Bayan Nur to the northeast, Wuhai and Ordos to the east, Ningxia to the southeast, and Gansu to the south and west. During this tour, we will visit the highlights of Yinchuan city, including Ningxia Museum, Nanguan Mosque, Western Xia Tombs, etc. Besides, we will also explore the top attractions of Alxa League.


  • Visit the highlights of Yinchuan city: Ningxia Museum, Nanguan Mosque, Western Xia Tombs, etc.
  • Explore the West Inner Mongolia – Alxa League.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Beijing – Yinchuan
  • Day 2: Yinchuan – Bayanhot
  • Day 3: Bayanhot
  • Day 4: Bayanhot – Ejina Qi
  • Day 5: Ejina Qi
  • Day 6: Dalaikubu Town – Bayanhot Town
  • Day 7: Bayanhot – Yinchuan – Beijing

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing – Yinchuan

Sightseeing and Activities: Ningxia Museum, Nanguan Mosque
Accommodation: Yinchuan
Meals: Lunch

Ningxia Museum

Today, escorted to take an early morning flight to Yinchuan. Upon arrival, met by tour guide and transferred to the city center of Yinchuan for lunch and start today’s tour. Visit Ningxia Museum, which is a comprehensive historical museum in Ningxia province with a collection of cultural relics about the Historical Relics of Ningxia.

Then move on to Nanguan Mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in Ningxia province and was built in Yuan Dynasty.

Day 2 Yinchuan – Bayanhot

Sightseeing and Activities: Western Xia Tombs
Accommodation: Bayanhot town
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

In the morning, head to visit Western Xia Tombs. It consists of 9 imperial mausoleums and 250 tombs of others. The mausoleums hold the remains of the imperial leaders of the Western Xia Dynasty.

After the tour, drive to Bayanhot, the capital of Alashan League.

Day 3 Bayanhot – Moon Lake – Guangzong Temple – Bayanhot

Sightseeing and Activities: Moon Lake Scenic Area, Guangzong Temple
Accommodation: Bayanhot
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, drive about 70km to visit Moon Lake Scenic Area. Located in the center of Tengger desert of Alxa League, this Scenic Area is divided into five parts: namely folk custom district, leisure district for meetings and institutions, hotel villa district, exemplary ecological garden district, and outdoors experiencing district with main tourist items including desert surfing, horse-riding, camel-riding, swimming, sand skating, beach volleyball, beach football and so forth.

Then take a jeep ride to the desert and have 30-minute sand surfing. There are many optional items like self-drive adventure, camel riding, mud-therapy, sand football, boating, self-driving and kart racing.

In the afternoon, continue the tour to Guangzong Temple(also called South Temple), one of the most important lama shrines in Inner Mongolia.

Day 4 Bayanhot – Ejina Qi

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Dalaikubu Town
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, drive about 7 hours to Ejina Qi (Dalaikubu Town).

Day 5 Ejina Qi – Black City Ruins – Guaishulin – Ejina Qi

Sightseeing and Activities: Black City Ruins, Guaishulin, Ejina diversifolius poplar trees
Accommodation: Dalaikubu Town
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, we will head to visit Black City Ruins first, the most complete and largest of the ruins of the ancient Silk Road. The city was left in ruins due to water shortage.

Then move on to Guaishulin, which is formed by numerous dead poplar trees that died of water shortage. After the visit, drive back to Dalaikubu Town.

On the way back, visit the Ejina diversifolius poplar trees which attracts crowds of visitors for its changable colors with seasons.

Day 6 Dalaikubu Town – Bayanhot Town

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Bayanhot Town
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we will drive about 8 hours to Bayanhot Town. Enjoy the Mongolian hotpot dinner.

Day 7 Bayanhot – Yinchuan – Beijing

Sightseeing and Activities: Alashan Museum, the Palace of Alxa
Meals: Breakfast

Today we will visit Alashan Museum and the Palace of Alxa. Alashan Museum has over 10,000 pictures, models, samples and historical relics on display. Built in 1731, the Palace of Alxa is used to the mansion for the successive kings of Alxa.

After the tour, transferred to the airport to take your flight to Beijing. Upon arrival, escorted to your hotel in Beijing and service ends.

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.