Want to view the grassland scenery? Travel to Hailar. Situated in the northern reaches of Inner Mongolia, Hailar is the largest city in the Hulunbuir Prefecture, with a total population of around 220,000 and an area of 1440 square kilometers. The city boosts Inner Mongolia's most interesting and beautiful scenery, including the infinite grasslands and the Hulun Lake. The most interesting feature of the city is the ethnic diversity. There are 25 different resident minority groups in Hailar, including Mongol, Hui and less prevalent groups such as the Manchurians, Koreans, Ewink and Daur peoples.
The city had been an oasis of action for wandering herdsmen. Plants used to line both the sides of Hailar River. The outskirts holds the impressive Hulun Lake and the small border town of Manzhouli filled with Russian border traders. To the north of Hailar lies a vast expanse of some of China's most rugged areas, good for camping if allowed access.The areas lying outside the city are interesting as well, with wild grasslands, rugged terrain, and good camping grounds.Travelers have the opportunity to ride horses, eat traditional Mongolian dishes, and enjoy the outdoors in a yurt (tent).
Hailar seems remote, but not that hard to get into. Hailar Airport is just 7km away from the city of Hailar proper. There are daily flights between Beijing and Hailar that take about two hours. Hailar is a small city, so walking is the best means of transportation, although taxis are available. There are many sights in Hailar including the Russian market, the Japanese tunnels, the grasslands, the local market, and the like. Read more guide to Hailar attractions below. Welcome to check out our other pages for more travel information about Hailar. We would like to help you with your Hailar travel plan, by providing professional advice, useful itinerary and excellent travel service.
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