China Tours | Inner Mongolia & Ningxia

Beijing, Ulaanbatar, Hohhot, Grassland, Ordos, Yinchuan and Zhongwei 13 Days

Tour code: CG02



Year of 2017: Depart on Thursday Land Tour Price Airfare Total Price Single Supplement
APR 06, 20 $2199 $1500 $3699 $950
MAY 04, 18 $2199 $1500 $3699 $950
JUN 08, 22 $2199 $1800 $3999 $950
JUL 06, 20 $2199 $1500 $3699 $950
AUG 03, 17 $2199 $1500 $3699 $950
SEP 07, 21 $2199 $1400 $3599 $950
OCT 05, 19 $2199 $1500 $3699 $950
Remarks:
1. Land Tour Fare listed above are per person in U.S. dollars based on two adults sharing one twin bedded room, double occupancy and does not include any air ticket. A customer who travels alone is required to pay a single room supplement. 2. Airfare listed above includes round trip international air ticket and applicable China domestic air tickets, fuel surcharge and tax. Round trip international air ticket is based on Air China (CA), San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX), Houston (IAH) or Vancouver (YVR) departure. For New York (JFK) or Washington, D.C. (IAD) departure, please add $100. For other cities, please call us for the US domestic add-on. 3. Charge for children under 12 (2-11 years of age): For airfare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price. For land tour tare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price if share a room with two adults and not asking for extra bed. If need an extra bed in the same room with two adults, the price is the same as adult. Children 12 and older will be charged at the regular adult fare. 4. Early departure and late return: There will a US$50 per person charge for air ticket deviation, in addition to airlines surcharge for different class and weekend if necessary.

Itinerary

Day 1   USA - Beijing

Board an international flight bound for China. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2   Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the luxury hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 3   Beijing - Ulannbatar

Transfer to airport and fly to Ulaanbatar. Upon arrival at the “Chinggis Khaan” International Airport of Ulaanbaatar, meet our guide and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, our city tour takes us to Bogd Khan Palace Museum, National History Museum, and Gandan Monastery. In the evening visit the Tumenekh National Ensemble and enjoy the performance of Mongolian traditional songs, dance, and music.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day 4   Ulannbatar - Terelj - Ulannbatar

After breakfast, our city tour of Ulaanbatar will visit to the Chinggis Khaan Square and Parliament House. Then drive to the “Gorkhi-Terelj” National Park (30km), on the way we make a stop at a huge statue of Chinggis Khaan. Our sightseeing tour includes some famous points such as the Three Friends Cave, and the Turtle Rock. Next we visit a Mongolian nomadic family to see their daily life. At last, we transfer back to Ulaanbatar to finish our tour by visiting the Zaisan Memorial that honors Soviet soldiers killed in World War II.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5  Ulannbatar - Khustai - Nomad Tribe

After breakfast, coach to “Khustai” National Park, one of the best-known and prestigious special protected areas in Mongolia, to see the historical spots and the beautiful wildlife including the unique wild horse – Kakhi, and Przevalsky’s horse. After visiting the Wild Horse Museum, we transfer to the Tourist Camp where we stay overnight and enjoy the Mongolian traditional meal “Horhog”. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day 6   Nomad Tribe - Ulannbatar - Hohhot

After breakfast, we are going to experience the everyday life of raditional Mongolian family and herders in real life. The activities include making and tasting dairy products, milking yaks, sheep, goats and watching horse show. Be transferred to the “Chinggis khan” International Airport and fly to Hohhot, the capital city of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Inner Mongolia has a peculiar natural scenery, long history and brilliant culture. There are many historic sites in this area. Upon arrival, we will be transferred to our comfortable luxury hotel.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7   Hohhot - Grassland

Begin our day by touring the vast grassland and pastures. Taste the unique local food for lunch. Later watch the locals in horse riding, wrestling and archery. In the evening after a Mongolian lamb dinner we enjoy the graceful Mongolian singing and dancing. We take last look of the grassland before heading back to Hohhot. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8   Hohhot

After breakfast, our city tour takes us visit to Dazhao Lamasery, one of the biggest and best-preserved temples in Hohhot. Later, we have an opportunity to visit the famous Five Pagoda Temple. For dinner tonight, the delicious roast lamb will be served.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day 9   Hohhot - Ordos

After breakfast, we visit the Inner Mongolia Museum. The Inner Mongolia Museum is a regional museum in the city of Hohhot. This museum was founded on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, in 1957. The Museum has many objects relating to ethnic history in its collections. Among these quite a few are rare treasures seldom seen in China, especially the artifacts relating to the northern tribes called Xiongnu, Xianbei, Qidan, Mongolians and others. Then we journey by bus to Ordos. The city orientation tour takes us to visit Meidaizhao, builtin 1575 and served as both a residential area and a monastery.   

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day10   Baotou - Ordos

Today we are going to experience a natural phenomenon by visiting the Resonant Sand Bay in Ordos. Sliding down from the 90 meters high and 45 degrees sand hill, one can hear the sounds like automobile and aircraft engines, a phenomenon nobody can explain. Watch the 700-year traditional local wedding ceremony is another fun experience. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day11   Ordos - Yinchuan

Continue our tour to Tomb of Genghis Khan, the great leader of the Mongol Tribe. The coffins containing the remains of the Khan and his wife are enshrined in bedroom palace behind the memorial hall in the center of three interconnected hall in the design of Mongolian yurts. Later, we take bus to Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day12   Yinchuan - Zhongwei

This morning the bus takes us to Zhongwei where we visit the 108 Buddhist Pagodas. They range in height from 3.5 to 2.5 meters, fashioned in three shapes (pyramid, ground and vase) and arranged on a rising mountain slope in rows of increasing odd numbers to form a colossal triangle. Today's highlight is a cruise along the Yellow River by sheepskin raft.  

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day13   Zhongwei - Yinchuan

After breakfast, we drive back to Yinchuan, our tour starts with a visit to Western Xia Tombs, the largest and the best protected imperial cemeteries in China. Continue to Western Xia Museum to learn more of its history and culture. Later we proceed to see the cliff carvings in Helan Mountain.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day14  Yichuang - Beijing - USA

After breakfast, you are transferred to airport for your return flight back to your home. You will be in the United States the same day. End of tour.

  • Includes Breakfast

Tour Fare Includes

1. International air ticket between U.S. to China (economy class);
2. Five star hotel accommodations or local best hotel accommodations;
3. Three meals a day in China as specified in itinerary including daily breakfast in hotels and local specialty cuisines;
4. Transportation inside China as specified in itinerary;
5. All entrance fees to the sightseeing sites as outlined in itinerary;
6. Experienced and knowledgeable English speaking tour guide throughout China;
7. Travel accident insurance. 

Tour Fare not Includes

1. Chinese Visa fee; 
2. All personal expenses: Telephone bills, Laundry, beverages, postage and excess baggage charges, extended stay and etc.;
3. Tips for tour guides and drivers; 
4. Cost of any programs and activities unlisted and all activities after leaving the group.

Meals

Three meals a day for the entire trip as specified in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner).
Buffet breakfast or Chinese breakfast each morning at hotel.
Chinese lunches and dinners at local restaurants.

Local Specialty Dinners

Ulaanbatar: Mongolian traditional meal “Horhog”
Hohhot: Finger Mutton Banquet
Hohhot: Roast Lamb Dinner
Baotou: Local Fish Cuisine

ENTERTAINMENT

Xilamuren Grassland..............Mongolian Singing and Dancing Show
Ordos...................................Local Minority Folklore Music & Dance Show

HOTELS

Beijing.............Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing (5 stars)
Ulaanbaatar.....Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace Ulaanbaatar (5 stars)
Hohhot............Shangri-La Hotel Huhhot (5 stars)
Baotou............Header Hotel (5 stars)
Ordos..............Crowne Plaza Ordos (5 stars)
Yinchuan........ Nine Continental Hotel (5 stars)
Zhongwei........Yixing Hotel (4 stars, local best)

COMPLIMENTARY

A bottle of mineral water provided on the bus every day;
Luggage tag and badge provided for your convenience.


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