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Asihatu Stone Forest, Chifeng

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Asihatu Stone Forest, Chifeng

(阿斯哈图石阵旅游区 ā sī hā tú shí zhèng lyǔ yóu qū)

Stone formations in Asihatu Stone Forest Tourist Attraction in Hexigten Banner, Chifeng, North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, pictured on Sept 26, 2017 [Photo/VCG]

Asihatu Stone Forest Tourist Attraction is a scenic spot of Hexigten Geopark in Hexigten Banner, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia autonomous region. “Asihatu” means steep rocky mountain in Mongolian.

Located in a transition zone between the Greater Hinggan Mountains and grasslands, the stone forest was formed with horizontal and vertical rock joints due to erosion during the Quaternary Ice Age.

The tourist attraction is composed of four parts full of picturesque stone formations of various shapes, unusual mountains and crystal-clear streams. It is a multi-functional geological park combining functions like sightseeing, scientific study and education.

Scenic Spot Level: AAAAA

Ideal Sightseeing Season: Early May to early October

Opening Hours: 7:00 – 17:00

Ticket Price: 120 yuan
Free admission for children under 1.2 meters and visitors over 70 years old.
50 percent off ticket prices for visitors within 18 years old or between 65 and 70 years old with valid certificates.
For more details about the preferential policy for ticket price, please refer to the announcement from the tourist attraction.

Tour Bus Ticket Price: 20 yuan

Address: North of Hexigten Banner, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia autonomous region

Note:
1. It’s recommended that visitors take a tour bus.
2. Snowstorms are frequent in the tourist attraction between October and April.

The tourist attraction’s autumn look pictured on Sept 26, 2017 [Photo/VCG]
The stone forest covered in snow, pictured on Jan 1, 2013 [Photo/VCG]

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2018

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