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Where can I start! This place is beautiful and peaceful with lots of history! You MUST visit this if you are in Inner Mongolia. You will not regret it. It’s lots of walking so make sure to wear comfortable shoes!
Drive up to the monastery which isn’t far from Baotou. The process to enter is painful and typically Chinese but once in their is plenty to see. Shuttle buses move you around with ease. Translators are available at extra cost. Well worth visiting for a...More
Am not a Buddhist but simply follow the tour group according to the itinerary.
There are lots of walking up the slopes and stairs and definitely not for the weak hearted. Need to drink lots of water for climbing up.
Many temples are present on...More
The facilities and staff are Very accommodating!,...and if you are curious traveler,...you WILL BE REWARDED with many sights and sounds of the treasures of the region, as well as the cultures. Be casual, and look for even the smallest details of ancient buildings, structures and...More
Splendid. ..majestic. ..peaceful. ..must go!!! 2h drive from Hohhot. Bring your own food and spend at least some hours. We were there in a sunny, cold Autumn weekday ( -5C). Very kind Buddhist Monks around, two of them speaking English. Heaven on Earth.
Initially, I was very reluctant to come here as it is quite far away. Our inner Mongolian friend was returning us a favor so he insisted on bringing us here. He had hired a group of monks to do a special blessing for our family....More
This is very much off the beaten track and there are no tour guides or literature in English, but it is a little but of Tibetan architechture in Inner Mongolia. While Hohhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia is a few hundred km away, the lamasery...More
A Tibetan-style Lamasery in the mountains North of Baotou, this must be one of the best sites to visit in the region. The road is rough and full of unpleasantly noxious lorries, but the Lamasery is worth the trip - around 2 hours from Baotou....More