Best Time to Visit Inner Mongolia

The best time to visit Inner Mongolia is from May to late September. To travel in the Inner Mongolia grassland area, you’d better go in summer, especially from July to September. If taking a trip to desert areas, you’d better go in autumn.

Best Time to Visit Inner MongoliaTravel to Inner Mongolia in spring

In spring, in the Inner Mongolia desert areas, dust storms appear frequently; while in grassland areas, the grass and trees are flourishing; and flocks and herds are in groups.

Travel to Inner Mongolia in summer
Summer in Inner Mongolia grassland areas is relatively cool and warm. However, in desert areas, people will feel the intense summer heat. The hottest month July, has the average temperature 16 ℃-27 ℃. The highest temperature has reached 36 ℃-43 ℃.

Travel to Inner Mongolia in autumn
Autumn in Inner Mongolia desert regions is bright; tourists can enjoy fantasy beauty like the desert wind and sea oasis, even a mirage in the desert.

Travel to Inner Mongolia in winter
In winter, the desert areas of Inner Mongolia will have an icy cold weather. Grassland areas are also a world of ice and snow. The coldest month January has the temperatures changing from -10 ºC to -32ºC.

Other Tips
In summer, Inner Mongolia has larger temperature difference between day and night, visitors can not only wear short skirts and shorts, also need to carry long sleeve clothing.

Inner Mongolia grassland areas’ weather changes a lot; the temperatures drop a lot when it rains, and the wind is big, it is better to take a raincoat than an umbrella.

Inner Mongolia Weather

Inner Mongolia WeatherInner Mongolia is far away from ocean with a wide area and a high altitude above sea level. Hence, Inner Mongolia has a temperate monsoon climate, featured by few and irregular rainfall, drastic shift of temperature. Cold, long winters with frequent blizzards; warm, short summers; from west to east, the climate changes from arid to semi-humid, and to humid in the northeast.The climate in Hohhot is characterized by the long winter and short spring, summer and autumn. It is quiet dry, with an annual precipitation varying between 350 millimeters (13.8 inches) and 500 millimeters (19.7 inches). 

Inner Mongolia Attractions

Xilamuren Grassland 

Kubuqi Desert

Genghis Khan’s Mausoleum

Resonant Sand Gorge

Zhaojun Tomb

Five Pagoda Temple    

Dazhao Temple

Inner Mongolian museum