The Badanjaran Desert
What to visit in Badain Jaran Desert?
Badain Jaran Desert has the world's highest sand mountains, with the magnificent echoing sand area, lake oases, and endless Shahai Spring, to name just a few. These peculiar and charming landscapes have made it became an ideal place for desert exploration.
Do you know there is a popular Pink Lake ( Hong Hai Zi ) in China? What's special about it is not only the rosy color but the fact that it is hidden in a vast Badain Jaran Desert.
Badain Jaran Temple is also known as the "Forbidden City" of Badain Jaran Desert; it is a well-preserved and an essential place for people's meeting and praying in Badain Jaran Desert.
Badain Lake is one of the rare freshwater lakes among the Badain Jaran Desert, it is also called the "Gem Lake" because the landscape of the lake is as pretty as a bright pearl inserted in the desert.
Opening Hours & Admission Fee
|Admission Fee||CNY 160|
Badain Jaran Desert has a temperate continental desert climate with a dry climate and sparse precipitation. The yearly rainfall is 50-60 mm, and the annual average temperature is 7-8°C. The best season for desert tourism is from June to October every year, and the best season for hiking desert adventure is from September to October. Every year in August and September is the Badain Jaran Desert Cultural Tourism Festival. There are traditional Mongolian sports competitions such as horse racing, and camel racing, as well as exciting motorcycles, jeep off-road competitions, photography, and stone exhibition.
Weather & Climate of Badain Jaran Desert
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Self-driving route: Alxa Right Banner-Desert Entrance - Bada Lake - Shuanghaizi - Zaratu-Fairy Peak - Xiaohaizi - Yinderitu - Qinghaizi - Yinderitu - Miaohaizi - Nortu - Wutongtu - Baori Tolgoi Mingsha Mountain - Desert Entrance-Alxa Right Banner.