The name “Ordos” comes from Mongolian meaning “many palaces”. On the Ordos grasslands, herders sing songs atop galloping horses while maidens dance gracefully. Venture into the desert to embrace the baptism of yellow sands and soak in the cool waters of Engenbaya Lake. Ride camels to trace the ancient Mongolian culture and customs. Cruise through the majestic canyons of the Yellow River in the Zhunge'er Basin, marveling at the soaring cliffs and historical remains along the banks. Finally, pay homage at Genghis Khan's Mausoleum, explore the homeland of the Helan People, Shierliancheng (the Twelve Cities), and visit Zhuozi Monastery to appreciate Ordos in all its timeworn splendor.

Best Travel Time

Suitable for all seasons, summer and autumn are the best.

Suggested playing days

2 days

Local climate

temperate continental climate