The Beautiful and Magnificent Inner Mongolia
Inner Mongolia has great stretch in geography and rich tourism resources. It consists of four tourism regions, including Chilechuan Modern Grassland Tourism Region, Beijing-tianjin-hebei Rim Grassland Tourism Region, Northeast Forest and Grassland Tourism Region, and Northwest Poplar and Desert Adventure Region.
Chilechuan Modern Grassland Tourism Region
This region many covers cities of Hohhot, Baotou, Ordos and Bayannur, featuring grassland, deserts, ancient relics, lakes and industrial spots. The main scenic spots include Da Zhao Temple, Zhao Jun Tomb, Mengniu Industry Park, Yili Industry Park, Wu Dangzhao Monastery, Xilamuren Grassland, Sounding Sand Bay, the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, Seven Star Lake, Jiuchenggong Tourism Spot, Weixin Golf Resort, Yellow River Hetao Culture Park and Nalin Lake.
Beijing-tianjin- Hebei Rim Grassland Tourism Region
This region covers areas of Ulanqab, Xilingol and Chifeng, featuring grassland, Mongolian culture, Hongshan culture, Liao culture, geological wonders and springs. The major scenic spots include Ulaanbutan grassland, Hunshandake Sandy Land, Xilingol Grassland, Gegentala Grassland, Huitengxile Grassland, Daihai Lake, Dali Lake, Yulong Sand Lake, Reshui, Asihatu Rock Forest, the Site of Xanadu and Harqin Palace.
Northeast Forest and Grassland Tourism Region
This region covers areas of Hulunbiur, Hinggan League and Tongliao, featuring grassland, forest, folk culture experiences, spa treatment, ice and snow tourism, frontier ports and exotic atmosphere. The main scenic spots include Hulunbiur grassland, Horqin grassland, Xiaozhuang Park, Daqinggou national park, Zhurihe Ranch, River Ranch, Arshaan Mountain forest, hot springs, Hailar patriotism education base, the Golden Horde, Huhenoel, Phoenix Mountain, Mordaga Forest Park, Bilahe tourist area, Aoluguya deer tribe, Lengji Village, Manchuria and Mengwushiwei, the source of Argun River.
Northwest Poplar and Desert Adventure Region
This region mainly covers areas of Wuhai and Alxa League, featuring rock painting, religious tourism, habitation culture, aerospace technology and desert experiences. The main scenic spots include Wuhai Lake, Golden Sand Bay, Mandela Mountain Rock Painting, Juyan Lake, Guangzong Temple, Moon Lake, populus forests, Dongfeng Aerospace City and Badain Jaran Desert. Colorful exhibitions and holiday celebrations
Each year Inner Mongolia holds China International Nadam Fair, ChinaMongolia Expo, China Grassland Cultural Festival, Ordos International Nadam Fair, Manchuria International Ice and Snow Festival, and ChinaRussia-mongolia Beauty Contest.
Inner Mongolia a lso holds Inner Mongolia Tourism Industry Development Expo, Grassland Nadam and Mongolian Clothing Culture Festival, Ice and Snow Nadam and Mongolian Winter Cloth Festival.
Nadams were also held in prefectures, counties, companies, ranches and villages all across Inner Mongolia.
More than 100 large holiday celebration events are also held each year across the region, including the 818 Zhelimu Horse-racing Festival, the Arxan Holy Water Festival, the Alashan Autumn Populus Festival and the Hetao Cultural Festival. These events are colorful and enticing, allowing tourists to gain more knowledge of local folk culture and practices. Delicious food and distinct local produce
Delicious Mongolian food includes roast whole lamb, boiled lamb, milk products and kumiss. The Mongolian cuisine featuring a large proportion of meat and drinks shows the openness of Mongolian people.
The major local produce includes blueberry, sea buckthorn, filbert, beef jerky, milk products and special handicrafts. Improving infrastructure and reception conditions
Inner Mongolia now has 19 airports, with flights connected to major cities of the country. International flights to Seoul, Ulan Bator, Chita and Irkutsk now also operating. The travel by railway and expressway is also convenient and fast.
As of now Inner Mongolia has 318 A-level tourist spots, 318 star restaurants and 956 travel agencies. It also has various folk reception facilities that meet demands of all levels and different groups of people.