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Book flights to Badanjilin

Badanjilin, also known as the Badain Jaran Desert, is a vast desert spanning parts of Gansu, Ningxia, and Inner Mongolia in China. It's the third-largest desert in the country, covering an area of roughly 49,000 square kilometres. The desert is known for its towering sand dunes, some reaching over 500 meters high. These are among the tallest stationary dunes on Earth! Visitors can enjoy activities like camel rides, off-road adventures, and camping under the vast desert sky. The climate in Badanjilin is arid and continental, with hot summers and very cold winters. Temperatures in July, the hottest month, average around 31°C (88°F), while January, the coldest month, averages around -11°C (12°F). Keep this in mind when packing for your trip!

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Airports near Badanjilin

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Badanjilin, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Badanjilin becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Hohhot Baita International Airport

Located approximately 400 kilometres away from Badanjilin, Hohhot Baita International Airport is the closest international airport. It offers domestic and limited international flights.


Beijing Capital International Airport

Situated around 600 kilometres away, Beijing Capital International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. It serves as a major international hub with numerous flight connections to various destinations.


Tianjin Binhai International Airport

Located approximately 700 kilometres away, Tianjin Binhai International Airport is another option for travellers. It offers domestic and limited international flights, and it is well-connected to major cities in China.


Shenyang Taoxian International Airport

Situated around 800 kilometres away, Shenyang Taoxian International Airport is a regional airport that offers domestic and limited international flights. travellers may need to take a connecting flight from here to reach Badanjilin.

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Buy your flights to Badanjilin and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Badanjilin offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Badanjilin

With a wide variety of attractions in Badanjilin, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

The Xilin Gol Grassland

This is a vast and beautiful grassland that is home to a variety of nomadic herders. Visitors can go horseback riding, camel riding, or sheep shearing. There are also a number of traditional Mongolian ger camps where visitors can stay overnight and experience Mongolian culture.

The Badain Jaran Desert

This is the fourth largest desert in China and is known for its stunning sand dunes. Visitors can go sandboarding, dune buggy riding, or camel riding in the desert. There are also a number of lakes and oasis scattered throughout the desert, which provide a welcome respite from the heat.

The Wutai Mountain National Park

This is a beautiful mountain range that is home to a number of Buddhist temples and monasteries. Visitors can go hiking, camping, or simply enjoy the scenery. The park is also a popular spot for bird watching.