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Resonant Sand Gorge

 Ordos Attractions

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Introduction to Resonant Sand Gorge (响沙湾) 

The Resonant Sand Gorge (Xiangshawan) is located in Kubuqi Desert which is 50 kilometers from Baotou of Inner Mongolia. The sand gorge is famous for its resonating sand dunes which can range from 30ft to 40ft in height. The distinctive feature of the Resonant Sand Gorge is its 45 degree gradient which means the sand dunes can reach heights of 90 meters. 

The sand gorge has become one of the hottest tourist attractions of Inner Mongolia with tourists flocking to catch a glimpse of the echoing sand plains. There is also a range of activities such as camel rides, sand-sliding, cable way and other activities are available at the 5 different hotel resorts located in the desert. 

Buses and taxis can be caught to the gorge from Baotou and are not too expensive. Getting to Baotou is simple, with a large airport servicing flights to all major cities in the region. From Beijing to Baotou is approximately a 1 hour flight.

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Kubuqi Desert, Ordos, Inner Mongolia 

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Travel Information

Opening Hours: 8:00AM - 7:00PM

Admission: 80 Yuan/Person

Admission & Cable Way: 130 Yuan/Person

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Main Sights

Yilisha Holiday Village, Fusha Island, Yuesha Island, Xiansha Island, Liansha Island

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1. The most convenient way to reach Resonant Sand Gorge is to take a flight to Baotou, then take a car journey to Resonant Sand Gorge.

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Travel Tips 

1. The best time to visit is between May to October due to the wet climate and slight wind.


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