Experience a traditional and amazing festivalEnjoy the Nadam Grassland festival, which is held between summer and autumn from July to August when the flowers are blooming, the grass is green, and the cattle and sheep are well-fed. The activities include song and dance performances and traditional sporting competitions.This Naadam Festival Tour is a well recommended Inner Mongolia culture tour.You can not miss it.
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Services Provided||Meals Included|
|Day 1||Hohhot||Airport Transfer (Hohhot), Dazhao Lamasery, The Inner Mongolia Museum, Huhhot Mengliang Minmao CO.LTD||Chinese Lunch|
|Day 2||Hohhot||Plain pasturing area, Gegentala Grassland, Nadam Fair||Breakfast,Chinese Lunch,Dinner|
|Day 3||Hohhot to Baotou to Erdos||Resonant Sand Bay, 20-minute Camel Riding in the Desert||Breakfast,Chinese Lunch|
|Day 4||Erdos to Baotou||Genghis Khan's Mausoleum, Airport Transfer (Baotou)||Breakfast,Chinese Lunch|
Place & Transport:Arrive in Hohhot, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Hohhot), Dazhao Lamasery, The Inner Mongolia Museum, Huhhot Mengliang Minmao CO.LTD
Dazhao Lamasery:Situated in Dazhao-qian Street, Yuquan District, Hohhot, the Dazhao Lamasery was built by Alatan Khan--chief of Tumd Mongolian Tribe in the 7th year of Wanli Age of the Ming Dynasty. It is the oldest and best known of all lamaseries of Geluk Tibetan Buddhism as well as the biggest and most complete wooden structure ever built in Hohhot which is still retaining its former grandeur today. The Lamasery boasts a large collection of religious and cultural relics, among which the silver statue of Buddha, dragon sculpture and frescos are the most cherished treasures.
The Inner Mongolia Museum:The Inner Mongolia Museum is a regional-level museum focused on collecting artifacts relating to ethnic history especially the northern tribes called Xiongnu, Xianbei, Qidan, Mongolians and others. It holds 44,000 objects among which quite a few are rare treasures seldom seen in China. Besides this, the museum is renowned for its extensive collection of massive dinosaurs, mastodons, and many other kinds of fossilized remains from the Mesozoic period that have attracted global attention.
Huhhot Mengliang Minmao CO.LTD: Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Meng Liang Trade Co., Ltd. was established in the public in 1989, mainly based on the production of national handicrafts enterprises. At present, more than 1000 kinds of products have been found all over the country, are exported abroad, at home and abroad by tourists and collectors love. With the deepening development of cultural exchanges with foreign countries, the capital of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has become national handicraft production line together with beautiful scenery.
Place & Transport:Hohhot
Today's Activities: Plain pasturing area, Gegentala Grassland, Nadam Fair
Gegentala Grassland:Gegenda Prairie is 145 km from Hohhot. With luxuriant grasses, undulating hills, abundant lakes, grazing horses and sheep, the seemingly endless grassland resembles a beautiful painting and has the feel of an otherworldly place. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of the grassland on horseback, experience camel riding, listen to shepherds sing, learn about customs and manners of the Mongolian people, enjoy performances and sample ethnic foods.
Nadam Fair:Nadam Fair was held for large-scale sacrificial activities and to pray for blessings from Manito. Now, activities like wrestling, horseracing, and archery (the three skills all Mongolian men should master) are the primary role of the fair.The fair finishes with a bonfire party during the night when the young people singing and dancing.
Place & Transport:Hohhot to Baotou to Erdos
Today's Activities:Our guide and driver will escort you from Hohhot to Baotou, Our guide and driver will escort you from Baotou to Erdos, Resonant Sand Bay, 20-minute Camel Riding in the Desert
Resonant Sand Bay:Shaxiangwan Tourist Area is featured by its amazing desert landscape and the whispering sand dunes. Besides, there are also the sand lake and the oasis, etc. The sand dunes stretch as far as the eye can see and form a magnificent landscape.Recently scholars proposed scientific principles to explore its cause of formation. However, no substantial progress was achieved.
20-minute Camel Riding in the Desert:The Camel is lead for safety reasons on this 20-minute ride. Sunglasses, hat are recommended when you take this nomad-life experience.
Place & Transport:Erdos to Baotou to Departure City, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Erdos to Baotou, Genghis Khan's Mausoleum, Airport Transfer (Baotou)
Genghis Khan's Mausoleum:Genghis Khan's Mausoleum, rebuilt in 1954 185 kilometers south of Baotou, is a mausoleum, in which only his clothing is buried in memory of the great leader. The 5.5 hectares mausoleum includes three giant yurt halls which house coffins of the Khan, his wife, his son and his generals.
|Departure Dates||Price Per Person||Hotel Single Supplement||Availability|
|Jul 24 - Jul 27||$802||$162||-|
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