Wulanchabu - Extend to Beautiful Grassland

Wulanchabu, also Ulanqab, is a city in the middle of Inner Mongolia, connected with Shanxi province in the south and Hebei province in the east. It is the city well linked with Beijing, the capital of China. Wulanchabu boasts beautiful natural scenery. A visit here takes travelers to enjoy the attractive scenery of the two famous grasslands - Gegentala Grassland and Huitengxile Grassland.

Wulanchabu Travel Map

Wulanchabu Travel Map

Top Attractions in Wulanchabu

No.1: Gegentala Grassland

Gegentala Grassland is 180 km from Wulanchabu, taking about 3.5 hours’ driving. Gegentala Grassland in Mongolian means “a summer resort” or “the place of grazing summer”. It is the largest and unique Mongolia scenic spot bearing the Mongolia ethnical features of China.

On one hand, you’ll be truly astonished by the remarkable beauty of the natural scenery of the grassland; on the other hand, you’ll be warmly welcomed by the enthusiastic herdsmen and their families, invited to taste traditional Mongolian food, take part in local activities like listen to the melodious toasting songs or appreciating traditional Mongolian dances. Moreover, you can have a good time horseback riding or experiencing a pleasure trip on a camel. Don’t miss the attractive Naadam Fair every summer.

Gegentala Grassland

Gegentala Grassland

No.2: Huitengxile Grassland

Huitengxile Grassland is 90 km from Wulanchabu, taking about 1.5-2 hours’ driving. Huitengxile means “cold plateau” in Mongolia, with an altitude of over 1800 meters. There are 99 natural lakes dotted among the vast grassland, which shows both the vigorousness and firmness of grassland and brightness and beauty of watery towns.

There are also many wonders to view, from caving in the Huanghua Gully and Heishan Mountain’s 99 grottoes. Some traditional Mongolian activities also can be fun. Try some hare’s milk wine or a camel ride and take in a gorgeous landscape carpeted with wildflowers in the warm months.

Huitengxile Grassland

Huitengxile Grassland

How to Get to Wulanchabu

Wulanchabu has superior location and convenient transportation. There is one railway station and one airport in Wulanchabu. Railways links Jining South Railway Station with Hohhot, Baotou, Beijing, Datong etc.

Gegentala Grassland is about 140 km from Hohhot and Huitengxile Grassland is about 135 km from Hohhot. If you want to see the two famous grasslands in Wulanchabu, it is good to get to Hohhot first, and then take coach or use our private car service to Wulanchabu to see the two famous grasslands.

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