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Tour Overview

If you’re an avid photography enthusiast on the lookout for extraordinary subjects in northwest China, this Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest scenic tour is a must-see. Don’t miss the opportunity to capture stunning images in this picturesque location.

Join us on an extraordinary photography tour through the Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest, a breathtaking natural wonder. Capture the essence of this enchanting destination as you navigate through the ancient bridges and stand amidst the awe-inspiring canopies of Populus Euphratica trees. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the forest, capturing the play of light and shadows, the intricate patterns, and the vivid autumnal colors. From sunrise at Juyan Lake to the surreal beauty of Strange Forest at sunset, this tour promises unparalleled opportunities for photographers to capture unforgettable moments in this ethereal landscape.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Immerse yourself in the ancient allure of Ruoshui Populus Euphratica Forest, where vibrant colors and rustling leaves transport you to a magical world.
2. Discover the captivating Heicheng Historic Site, a glimpse into the rich history of Ejin Banner and its role along the Silk Road.
3. Witness the surreal beauty of Strange Forest at sunset, where twisted trunks and a vibrant sky create an enchanting atmosphere.
4. Experience the serenity of Juyan Lake at sunrise, as the tranquil waters reflect the first rays of light, painting a picture-perfect moment.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Ejin Banner! Upon your arrival at the airport or train station, your friendly guide and driver will be waiting to warmly welcome you. They will assist with your luggage and provide a comfortable transfer to Dalaihob, a charming small town in Ejin Banner.

    Once you settle into your accommodation, take some time to relax and adjust to the new surroundings. You have the rest of the day free to explore Dalaihob at your own leisure. Wander through the narrow streets, interact with the locals, and perhaps savor some authentic local cuisine. Immerse yourself in the town's unique atmosphere, discovering its hidden gems and capturing the essence of Ejin Banner.

    Note: Before visiting Ejin Banner, many tourists choose to explore nearby cities in Gansu Province, such as Jiayuguan, Lanzhou, and Zhangye, which offer convenient transportation options to Ejin Banner.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Dalaihob

  2. Prepare for an unforgettable day as you set off to explore the captivating Heicheng Ruoshui Huyang Scenic Area. Your first destination is the Ruoshui Populus Euphratica Forest, a mesmerizing natural wonder. Stroll among the ancient Populus Euphratica trees, their vibrant autumnal colors casting a magical spell. As you breathe in the crisp air and listen to the rustling leaves, you'll understand why this forest holds such allure.

    Next, you will visit the Heicheng Historic Site, a relic from the ancient Silk Road era. Explore the ruins of this once-prosperous city, which served as a key trading hub during its heyday. Let your imagination run wild as you envision the bustling activity that took place within these walls centuries ago.

    Ejin Banner Heicheng Ruins
    Heicheng Ruins in Ejin Banner

    As the day progresses, you will make your way to the Strange Forest, renowned for its awe-inspiring sunset views. Marvel at the surreal shapes and twisted trunks of the trees that have endured for centuries. As the sun sets, the sky transforms into a breathtaking palette of colors, creating a truly enchanting experience. Capture this moment on camera or simply immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance.

    Meal: Breakfast+Lunch

    Accommodation: in Dalaihob

  3. Today, prepare to be amazed as you embark on an exploration of the remarkable Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest. Your adventure begins with a visit to Erdaoqiao (the Second Bridge), where you can witness the intertwining branches of the Populus Euphratica trees mirrored in the calm waters below. It's a sight that exemplifies the harmony of nature.

    Next, you will journey to Sidaoqiao (the Fourth Bridge), where you'll encounter a dense forest of Populus Euphratica trees whose canopies provide a serene canopy under which you can stroll. Feel the cool shade and listen to the gentle whispers of the breeze as you immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings.

    Ejin Banner Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest
    Admire the golden poplar trees

    Continuing your exploration, you will reach Qidaoqiao (the Seventh Bridge). This area offers a picturesque setting, with the smaller but straighter Populus Euphratica trees creating a stunning backdrop against the clear blue sky. Take a moment to soak in the beauty and capture some remarkable photographs.

    Your final stop is Badaoqiao (the Eighth Bridge), commonly known as the "Desert Kingdom", which is located on the northern edge of the Badain Jaran Desert, where you can photograph winding sand dunes and desert camels. You can also engage in optional activities such as sliding down the sand dunes or experiencing a camel ride (at your own expense). These thrilling experiences allow you to fully embrace the unique environment of Ejin Banner and create lasting memories.

    After a fulfilling day of discovery, return to your hotel in Dalaihob Town, where you can unwind and recharge for the next day's adventure.

    Meal: Breakfast+Lunch

    Accommodation: in Dalaihob

    Inner Mongolia Ejin Banner Populus Euphratica Forest
    Experience a camel ride

  4. Rise and shine! Today promises to be a memorable experience as you venture to Juyan Lake, renowned for its stunning natural beauty. Wake up early and embark on a one-hour drive from Dalaihob to witness the mesmerizing sunrise over the lake. As the first rays of sunlight illuminate the serene waters, you'll be captivated by the magical ambiance. Take in the panoramic views, breathe in the fresh air, and allow yourself to be embraced by the tranquility of this idyllic setting. Capture this ethereal moment as a cherished memory of your time in Ejin Banner.

    Ejin Banner Juyan Lake Wetland Park
    Juyan Lake Wetland Park

    After that, your driver will accompany you to the airport or train station for your onward journey to your next destination.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Price Includes

  • 3 nights' accommodation in local hotels;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flight tickets to/off Ejin Banner;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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