Explore Inner Mongolia: here you can experience the authentic Mongolian tradition and culture, admire open wide steppe and blue sky. Enjoy and get nomadic experience via herder’s way of life:

* Stay with nomad’s family and live in a yurt!

* Get to know about Mongolian tradition and culture

* Stay in a prestine part of Inner Mongolia and avoid the crowds!

* sandslide, archery, horse riding, build a yurt and DIY-dairy products.

* Enjoy traditional homemade Mongolian food!

Destination: UNESCO World Heritage – XANADU (SHANGDU) – SUMMER CAPITAL OF YUAN DYNASTY: historical, natural, nomadic place situated near Beijing.

Xanadu, Shangdu in chinese, was established in 1256, created by mongol’s Kublai Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan, founder of the Yuan dynasty.

Location of XANADU: a town in the Plain Blue Banner ( Zhenglanqi) of Xilin Gol league, Inner Mongolia, China (in chinese 内蒙古锡林郭勒盟正蓝旗上都镇)

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION  Beijing Airport
DEPARTURE TIME  Day 1 – 10:00
RETURN TIME  Day 5 – 8:30
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
INCLUDED
  Private van  entrance fee as per itinerary
accommodation in a traditional yurt (4-8 people sharing) all activities as per itinerary, meals except for lunch on day 5
NOT INCLUDED
   flight, lunch on day 5, your personal expenses, invoice

Suggested flight (around 1500 rmb):

12:40-17:50 CA1554 Flight from Shanghai to Xilinhot (airport code: XIL)

18:40-23:20 CA 1553 Flight back from Xilinhot to Shanghai

The deposit is 1000 rmb/person

1

Day 1

06:40-9:30 Flight from Shanghai to Hohhot

12:40-17:50 Flight from Shanghai to Xilinhot (Inner Mongolia)

18:00 Airport pick up and transfer to Zheng lanqi, Inner Mongolia

20:30 Arrive in local nomadic summer camp – Xanadu yurt. Traditional dinner. Traditional Mongolian Music show (overtone singing, traditional long song, etc)

Enjoy shining stars

2

Day 2

08:00 See cows milking

08:30 Breakfast (try fresh milk)

9:30 Head to natural scenic place (by bus to the area and trekking 2 hours)

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Go sand slide!

18:00 Come back to the yurt and have traditional dinner

20:30 Bonfire party!

3

Day 3

08:00 See cows milking

08:30 Breakfast (try fresh milk)

09:30 Horse riding in the grassland

12:30 Lunch

15:00 DIY dairy products

18:30 Traditional dinner

20:30 Bonfire

4

Day 4

08:00 See cows milking

08:30 Breakfast (try fresh milk)

09:30 DIY construct a traditional yurt

13:00 Lunch

15:00 Play archery and other traditional games

18:30 Traditional dinner

5

Day 5

08:00 Breakfast

(extra activities will be offered this morning)

14:00 Drive back to Xilinhot airport

18:40-23:20 Flight back from Xilinhot to Shanghai