Arxan-Chaihe Tourist Attraction, Hinggan League & Hulunbuir
(阿尔山·柴河旅游景区 ā ěr shān chái hé lyǔ yóu jǐng qū)
Arxan-Chaihe Tourist Attraction is located in the southern part of Inner Mongolia autonomous region, which covers an area of 1,031 square kilometers spanning Arxan county in Hinggan League and Chaihe town in Zalantun county, Hulunbuir.
Arxan, which means “hot holy water” in Mongolian, is located in the south of the Greater Hinggan Mountains with abundant mineral resources, including cold springs, hot springs and high temperature springs. During the winter, it is also an ideal destination for skiing.
The Arxan scenic spot is famous for its forest resources. Highlights for the scenic spot include the Tianchi Lakes, Yimin River and Shitang Forest.
Chaihe town, in the southwest of Zalantun county, is rich in mountain resources. The Chaihe scenic spot is named after the Chaihe River. In addition to the Chaihe River, the Chuoer River and their tributaries also lie in the scenic spot.
Scenic Spot Level: AAAAA
Ideal Sightseeing Season: July to September
Opening Hours: 7:00-17:00 (May 1 – Oct 15); 8:30-15:00 (Oct 16- April 30)
180 yuan (May 1-Oct 15)
140 yuan (Oct 16 – April 30)
Free admission for children under 1.2 meters
Free admission for visitors over 70 years old, the disabled, martyrs' families and retired cadres with valid certificates
50 percent off ticket prices for minor, full-time students and visitors between 65 and 70 years old with valid certificates
For more details about the preferential policy for ticket prices, please refer to the announcements from the tourist attraction.
Tour Bus Ticket Price: 105 yuan
Address: Arxan county in Hinggan League and Chaihe town in Zalantun county, Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia autonomous region
1. Tickets for admission and tour bus are valid for two whole days.
2. Snowstorms are frequent in the tourist attraction in October.
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2018