Published on : Friday, July 28, 2017
Traditional music and culture, diverse landscape and vibrant ethos – all make Inner Mongolia, a best place to refresh in the midst of tribal and rural attachments. The tourism in Inner Mongolia is now boosting with great social progress along with the best connectivity from other parts of China.
Mongolia is administered under Mongolia Autonomous Region, which has one of the best-known prairies in China. The vast plain land and the green pastures allure the tourism. Ulgai, becomes beautiful in the July to August, for the green land connects from horizon to horizon.
The tourists can enjoy the beauty of the place in all seasons. In the month of May, a tourist has the vast flow for the presence of rich flora and fauna. During autumn, Mongolia welcomes the grey beauty with forests.
It is recorded that about 200,000 people visited Ejin Banner in Alxa League in eastern Inner Mongolia, during the National Day holiday in 2016. When winter comes, the grasslands are coated with white snow.
The photographic festival of steam locomotives is held in Hexigten Banner. The steam locomotives were built in the 18th century during the festival.
Inner Mongolia has held a number of festivals like Four Seasons Fashion and Nadam festival, approach the tourism opportunity.
About 270 hospitality activities were held from March to November last year which drives the local tourism industry to new growth levels.
Inner Mongolia is positioned in the northern part of China. The straight distance from its most eastern part to its farthest western point is 1,490 miles, and the distance from north to south is 1,050 miles.
With its vast scale, the region features forests, prairies, deserts and snowfields, as well as the diverse folk cultures of the 55 ethnic groups living there. The picturesque grasslands, immense deserts, fairy forests blanketed in snow (in winter), distinctive countryside, colourful cultural ethnicity and marvelous history and culture- all make Inner Mongolia, a place with manifestation of Mongoloid culture, which is now the keyword for the promotion of tourism.
Li Jiheng, Party Secretary of Inner Mongolia, said that Inner Mongolia has the potential to develop into a tourism destination for all seasons as it has a vast range of panoramic beauty. In the year 2015, Inner Mongolia received 85.43 million tourists, an increase of 12.67 per cent year-on-year. The total tourism revenue in the region generated 226 billion yuan ($33 billion), an increase of 25 per cent year-on-year.
The contribution in tourism to the GDP of the area was 11.8%. Now the administration is looking for strengthening of tourism by supporting the local economic and social development.