Hohhot Ulanqab 5-Day Itinerary: Discover the Heart of Inner Mongolia

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April 18, 2024 · 3 min read

Hohhot Ulanqab 5 Days Itinerary

Embark on a 5-day journey through the heart of Inner Mongolia with our Hohhot Ulanqab itinerary. Begin your adventure at the Great Mosque, a serene place of worship, before wandering through the vibrant Islamic Customs Street. Dive deeper into history at the Ih Juu Temple and stroll down Saishang Old Street, absorbing the local culture. Day 2 unveils the Qing Princess House and the Suiyuan City General Government Office Site, offering a glimpse into the region's past. Visit the prestigious Inner Mongolia University and be amazed by the extensive collections at the Inner Mongolia Museum. Day 3 is dedicated to the Shenquan Ecological Tourism Scenic Area, where nature's beauty unfolds over an entire day. On Day 4, relax at the resort of Linghu Gusai and explore the Wulanhada Volcano Geopark, a geological marvel. Your final day includes the serene Yongxing Lake Scenery, a visit to the informative Wulanchabu Museum, and a rejuvenating experience at Yongliang Hot Spring Water World. This itinerary promises a blend of cultural immersion, historical exploration, and natural splendor, ensuring an unforgettable experience in Hohhot Ulanqab.

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Day 1: Spiritual Sojourns and Cultural Wanders in Hohhot

1

Great Mosque

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Begin your Hohhot adventure with a serene visit to the Great Mosque, a peaceful sanctuary nestled in the heart of the city at No. 28, South Passage, Huimin District. As you step into this sacred space, allow yourself an hour to soak in the spiritual atmosphere and admire the intricate Islamic architecture that makes this mosque a standout cultural landmark.

Attraction Info

  • No. 28, South Passage, Huimin District, Hohhot City
  • Suggested tour duration: 1 hour
  • Open from 8:30am-6:00pm

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2

Islamic Customs Street

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Next, immerse yourself in the vibrant life of Islamic Customs Street, just a stone's throw from the Great Mosque. Spend an hour wandering through this characteristic neighborhood, where the air is perfumed with the scent of exotic spices and the sounds of local commerce blend with the calls to prayer, creating a tapestry of cultural immersion at the intersection of Zhongshan West Road and Tongdao South Road.

Attraction Info

  • Intersection of Zhongshan West Road and Tongdao South Road, Huimin District, Hohhot City
  • Suggested tour duration: 1 hour
  • Open 24 hours
9 min,2.8 km
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Ih Juu Temple

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Continue your cultural exploration at Ih Juu Temple, a historic gem located on Dazhao Street, Yuquan District. Dedicate two hours to this temple, where history whispers through the ancient halls and courtyards. Marvel at the architectural splendor and the religious artifacts that offer a glimpse into the spiritual heritage of Hohhot.

Attraction Info

  • Dazhao Street, Yuquan District, Hohhot City
  • Suggested tour duration: 2-3 hour
  • Open from 1/1-12/31(Summer),8:00am-6:30pm;Open from 1/1-12/31(Winter),8:30am-5:30pm
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4

Saishang Old Street

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Conclude your day with a leisurely stroll down Saishang Old Street in Ningwu Lane, Yuquan District. This characteristic neighborhood, with its quaint shops and local eateries, is the perfect place to spend your final hour of the day. As the sun sets, the street comes alive with the colors and sounds of traditional life, offering a picturesque end to a day steeped in the rich tapestry of Hohhot's cultural and spiritual offerings.

Attraction Info

  • Ningwu Lane, Yuquan District, Hohhot City
  • Suggested tour duration: 1-2 hour
  • Open 24 hours

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Day 2: Delving into the Heart of Hohhot's Heritage

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Qing Princess House

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Begin your second day in Hohhot with a visit to the Qing Princess House, a museum that offers a unique glimpse into the royal life of the Qing Dynasty. Nestled in the New Town District, this historical gem invites you to step back in time for about an hour. As you wander through the rooms of the Princess Street landmark, you'll be enveloped by the rich history and culture that once thrived within these walls.

Attraction Info

  • Princess Street, New Town District, Hohhot City
  • Suggested tour duration: 1-2 hour
  • Open from 1/1-12/31(Summer Time),9:00am-5:00pm;Open from 1/1-12/31(Winter Time),9:30am-5:00pm

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2

Suiyuan City General Government Office Site

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Continue your historical journey at the Suiyuan City General Government Office Site. Located just a short distance from the Qing Princess House, this site marks the political center of Suiyuan during the Qing Dynasty. Spend an hour exploring the historic buildings at No.31 Xinhua Street, where the echoes of the past still resonate through the corridors, offering a profound connection to Hohhot's storied history.

Attraction Info

  • No.31 Xinhua Street, Hohhot City
  • Suggested tour duration: 1-2 hour
  • Open on Tue-Sun,9:30am-4:30pm;Closed on Mon;Open from 9:30am-4:30pm during Chinese public holidays

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3

Inner Mongolia University

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After delving into the depths of history, take a refreshing turn to the present at Inner Mongolia University. This prestigious institution, about an hour's visit, stands as a beacon of education and progress on Daxue West Street. Immerse yourself in the vibrant academic atmosphere, and witness the blend of traditional Mongolian culture with modern educational practices that make this university a cornerstone of learning in Inner Mongolia.

Attraction Info

  • 235 Daxue W St, Saihan Qu, Huhehaote Shi, Neimenggu Zizhiqu, China
  • Suggested tour duration: 1-3 hour
  • The exact arrangement is subject to the actual situation on the day.

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4

Inner Mongolia Museum

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Cap off your day with a two-hour visit to the Inner Mongolia Museum, the treasure trove of the region's history and culture. Situated on Xinhua East Street, this museum is a must-see for its extensive collection of artifacts that span from prehistoric times to the present day. The exhibits not only highlight the natural history of the vast steppes but also celebrate the rich tapestry of Mongolian heritage, making it the perfect finale to your day's exploration.

Attraction Info

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  • Open on Tue-Sun,9:00am-5:00pm;Closed on Mon;Open from 9:00am-5:00pm during Mid-Autumn Festival,China's national day

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Day 3: Embracing Nature at Shenquan Ecological Tourism Scenic Area

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Shenquan Ecological Tourism Scenic Area

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Kicking off the third day of our Hohhot Ulanqab adventure, we immerse ourselves in the tranquility of nature at Shenquan Ecological Tourism Scenic Area. Nestled in the serene landscapes of Togtoh, this scenic spot promises a full day of exploration amidst Inner Mongolia's breathtaking beauty. The area is a testament to the harmonious blend of natural springs, lush greenery, and diverse wildlife. Visitors can indulge in the peaceful ambiance, take leisurely strolls along well-maintained paths, or simply relax by the water features that are the heart of this ecological haven. The Shenquan Ecological Tourism Scenic Area is not just a feast for the eyes; it's a sanctuary for the soul, offering a rejuvenating escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Attraction Info

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Day 4: Exploring the Natural Wonders of Ulanqab

1

Linghu Gusai

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Begin your day with an escape to tranquility at Linghu Gusai, a resort nestled within the picturesque Lucaogou Tourism New Village in Zhuozi County. As the first stop on today's journey, immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of this retreat, where the harmonious blend of comfort and nature provides a perfect setting to unwind. Spend your day indulging in the resort's amenities, surrounded by the gentle whispers of the countryside, and let the peaceful environment recharge your spirit for the adventures that lie ahead.

Attraction Info

  • Lucaogou Tourism New Village, Zhuozi County, Ulanqab City
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  • Open 24 hours
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2

Wulanhada Volcano Geopark

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After a day of relaxation, embrace the raw beauty of Inner Mongolia at the Wulanhada Volcano Geopark. Located in the Chahar Right Wing Hou Banner, this geological marvel is a testament to the Earth's ancient volcanic activity. Allocate a full day to explore the park's lunar-like landscapes, where extinct volcanoes stand as silent sentinels over a land sculpted by fire and time. The stark contrast between the day's beginning at the resort and the rugged terrain of the geopark will leave you with a profound appreciation for the diverse splendors of Ulanqab.

Attraction Info

  • Chahar Right Wing Hou Banner, Wulanchabu City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
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  • Open 24 hours

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Day 5: Serene Lakes, Cultural Treasures, and Soothing Springs

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Yongxing Lake Scenery

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Begin your final day in Hohhot Ulanqab with a tranquil visit to Yongxing Lake Scenery. Nestled near Yongxing Valley, this serene spot is the perfect place to reflect on your journey as you stroll around the lake. With two hours to soak in the peaceful atmosphere, you'll find that the lake's natural beauty is a fitting farewell to the region's stunning landscapes.

Attraction Info

  • Near Yongxing Valley, Yongxing Town, Liangcheng County, Ulanqab City
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Wulanchabu Museum

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Continue your cultural exploration at the Wulanchabu Museum, located just south of Jining New District Plaza. Spend two hours delving into the rich history and heritage of the area. The museum's extensive collection offers a deep dive into the local culture, making it an enlightening stop for history buffs and curious travelers alike.

Attraction Info

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  • Open on Tue-Sun,9:00am-4:30pm;Closed on Mon
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3

Yongliang Hot Spring Water World

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Conclude your Hohhot Ulanqab adventure with a relaxing soak at Yongliang Hot Spring Water World. After days of exploration, there's no better way to unwind than by indulging in the therapeutic waters of the hot springs and enjoying the fun-filled water park. Located on Changning Street, this rejuvenating experience will leave you refreshed and with lasting memories of your travels.

Attraction Info

  • Changning Street (Wenzhou Building Materials City)
  • Suggested tour duration: 2-3 hour
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Hohhot Ulanqab 5 Days Itinerary