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[Oct1-8th] Hiking/Camping in the Desert;Ancient Great Wall

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Bubuqi Desert is the 7th largest desert of China. Located in the north of the Ordos Plateau.

Laoniuwan Village which is famous for it's the first gathering of the Yellow River and Anicent Great Wall.

ABOUT THIS TRIPTime: Oct 1st- 8th                                 Baotou/Hohhot , Inner MongoliaTrip Infomation 

** Difficulty: Medium 4/10

** Transportation:  
- Flight/Train to Baotou at your own cost [Note: Fly to Baotou City, But return from Hohhot City]
- Private Bus in Inner Mongolia

** Meetup Time/Point

- Meetup Time: Oct 1st, anytime

- Meetup Point: Hotel in the city we will inform few days before the trip

** Accommodations

- Hotel/Guesthouse/Camping

** Hiking Leaders:

- Hiking Leaders from HikingLovers Outdoor Club

ITINERARY    DAY 1 // Sunday- Oct 1st

Meetup in Baotou

[Taks flights today or take the train one day earlier! About 24 hrs by train!!]

[Note: according to team/weather/unexpected reasons, itinersary maybe have some change]

DAY 2 // Monday - Oct 2

About 2 hrs driving to the hiking start point

About 15km hiking for first day to reach the camping site. [Bus can bring all the camping gears]

DAY 3 // Tuesday - Oct 3rd

Day 2 is about 20.3KM hiking with about half on the grassland and half on the desert.

DAY 4 // Wednesday - Oct 4th 

About 15km hiking today also

After hiking, we will drive to Xilamuren Grassland

Experience the warming wlcome from the locals, enjoy the local food and sleep in the Mongolian Yurt!!

DAY 5 // Thursday - Oct 5th

One day relaxing on the Grassland... sunrise, or Can try to ride horse, or relaxing on the grassland and just doing nothing....

DAY 6 // Friday - Oct 6th

Drive to Laoniuwan, about 4 hrs driving 

Hiking around in the afternoon

DAY 7 // Saturday - Oct 7th 

Hiking at the Ancient Great Wall here.

DAY 8 // Sunday - Oct 8th

In the morning about 4 hrs driving to Hohhot City. 

Have a vist the city in the afternoon if your flight is at night or next day {The next day flight is much cheaper!!}

Please book flight 3pm or after... 

COST    PRICE:  4800RMB                                       4600RMB For Early Bird                           4500RMB For HikingLovers VIP

*** Max 18 ppl plus trip leader 

Deposit: 2000RMB should be paid at least 20 days in advance. 

*** 200RMB less for Early Bird paid deposit 30 days in advance.

*** 300RMB less for HikingLovers VIP memebers [Check here to see how to be HikingLovers VIP]


*** All the transportation fees and driver’s allowances @Inner Mongolia

*** All the organizing fees and leaders’ allowances

*** Utility equipment and first aid

*** Outdoor insurance

*** All the tourist enterence fee or admin fees

*** Local Guide

*** 5 nights accommdations [One night hotel in the city; two nights mongolia Yurt; two nights guesthouse]

*** 5 times breakfast; 4 times dinner; 2 times lunch

*** 30mins horsing riding on the grassland


*** Alcoholic drinks 

*** Personal shopping and other cost not mentioned above

*** Invoice (6% extra if you need an invoice)


Must Equipments

- Hiking Shoes

- Sports Clothes/Towel/Shower gel/Shampoo

- Backpack for all your stuffs

- Small backpack for a-day hiking

- Warm clothes for the night

- 4 lunches druing hiking; 2 breakfast and 2 dinners  [Better to bring from Shanghai; breakfast and dinner can cook or boil hot water]

- Personal regular medicine

- Camping Gears [Can rent at local if needed]


Optional Equipments

- Sun-glasses/Sun-cream [Highly recommended]

- Hiking Pole (Suggested)

- Headlight

- Raincoats


Provide us your personal information for insurance to our Email: [email protected] or just send via WeChat directly

- Full Name (If Chinese, please send your name in Chinese)

- Gender

- Nationality

- Date of Birth(DD-MM-YY)

- Passport Number or ID Number

- Phone Number

- Emergency contact name and phone number


Pay the deposit to secure your spots

- BOC/ICBC Bank Transfer/ ATM transfer

- Alipay / WeChat transfer (Easy online way for payment in China, WeChat also has English version and all the transfer are free)

- Cash on the door or delivery


Please contact us via the following

- WeChat: hikinglovers or hikinglovers-sh1

- Email: [email protected]

- Skype: silver_liyin

- MP: 147 8203 6532 (Silver)


Or just scan the following QR to add Silver or Shine directly if you have any questions;


- If you canceled BEFORE 20 DAYS of the departure time, all the deposit will be REFUNDED.

- If you canceled WITHIN the LAST 20 DAYS of the departure time, NO REFUND, but you can find someone to replace your seat

- HikingLovers has the right to adjust the schedule due to weather conditions and safety. 

DISCLAIMER        Considering that Outdoor hiking trips have some risks and the unexpected environmental changes or other uncertainties, the organizer will buy professional outdoor insurance for all the members before the trip and also will organize rescue of any emergency on site. All the participants need to follow the organization of the trip organizer/hiking leaders/coordinators/Local guide. Otherwise you should bear your own consequences caused by your mistakes. We hereby declare that the trip organizers will not have any joint liability of the unpredictable accidents caused by Environment or any accidents caused by the participants’ mistake during the hiking trips.ABOUT US    

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HikingLovers Outdoor Club was founded May 24, 2013 by a super hikinglover-Silver who enjoyed a lot of hiking in the nature! HikingLovers now turned to be a hiking club organized hiking for foreigners and English Speaking ppl living in Shanghai.We want to make the mixculture of “West meets East” . We have a group of energetic hikinglovers working as full-time/part time hiking learders from different countries. And our hiking leaders joined Chinese Mountaineering Association's professional outdoor training and first aid training. So join us to adventure the nature and challenge yourself;

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