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Red Rocks and Monasteries

Red Rocks and Monasteries

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This trip has it all. We pack in a huge amount of diversity in just 5 days. Camping under the stars on top of a 3,500 meter sandstone cliff. Hiking through a miniature Grand Canyon to the top of a Buddhist hermitage where monks and nuns meditate without speaking for years. And we finish it off with the largest monastery in Qinghai Province, Rebkong Longwu monastery, famous for its hand painted Tibetan Thangkas.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,538.47
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$1,538.47

Xining to Chengdu Overland Journey

Xining to Chengdu Overland Journey

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Rebkong is known as the Tibetan artist village throughout Tibet Plateau. On the boundless grassland you can take a picnic and see nomads milking and herding yaks. Labrang Monastery is one of the six major Tibetan monasteries of the Gelugpa order of Tibetan Buddhism. Takstang Lamo is a rural Tibetan village, surrounded by snow capped peaks and rocky mountains; there are monasteries buildings and numerous possibilities for hikes and horse trekking. The tour continues to Zoige grassland to Tangkor Town, and is one of the most beautiful grasslands in Asia, Zoige grassland to experience real Tibetan nomads culture and daily life. There is chance to camp with local Tibetan nomads and help nomads milk yaks and collect yak dungs. Join th nomadic families to prepare lunch and dinner. Ride hourseback to the grassland to visit black tents and nomads daily life. Barkham is the home of Gyarong Tibet region and famous for it's stone houses and towers.The tour will end at Chengdu airport.
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  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,646.16
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Prayers in the Plateau: Exploring Tibetan Nomad Life

Prayers in the Plateau: Exploring Tibetan Nomad Life

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Strap on your boots and and get ready for adventure! Our week-long trip will begin in Qinghai’s provincial capital, Xining, and finish in Gansu’s provincial capital Lanzhou. A cross between wilderness and cultural exploration, our journey will take us to secluded temples, remote gorge and mountain hikes, and both a Tibetan village and nomadic tent homestay in a quest for authentic immersion. While this region is known as the Gateway to Tibet, its unique culture is also influenced by its large Muslim population and proximity to Mongolia and Sichuan. Still undisturbed by the furor of tourism, Qinghai and Gansu both offer the chance for true adventure. Be prepared for challenges of every kind, whether picking up a new phrase in Tibetan or breathing at an altitude of more than 2000m, and also for the chance to create memories that will last a lifetime.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,371.80
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10-Day Trip: The Headwaters of the Yellow River

10-Day Trip: The Headwaters of the Yellow River

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Adventure awaits as we explore the glacier of one of Tibet’s holiest mountains, Amnye Machen, and the headwaters of the Yellow River, China’s second longest river. The Golok Tibetan people live in some of the wildest and most magnificent lands in all the Tibetan Plateau. In this in-depth overland tour we start and finish in Xining, the gateway to the Tibetan Plateau. On this tour you will stand at the bottom of the glaciers of Amnye Machen, experience the richness of authentic Tibetan culture, and view China’s largest salt lake at 3,200 meters.  We will also see the bright turquoise waters of Kyaring Lake and Nyoring Lakes, thought to be the source of the Yellow River, the cradle of Chinese civilization and the seventh longest river in the world.
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  • 10 days
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$2,225.65
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$2,225.65

Qinghai Lake Summer pasture hike

Qinghai Lake Summer pasture hike

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Welcome to experience nomadic Tibet in summer, when the grassland is carpeted with wild flowers, unleashing pleasant scent. Be prepared to be mesmerized by the natural beauty of the plateau. We will set up tent camps on the private pastures running along the shore of Qinghai Lake, and you will be able to walk to the lake side. Seeing the blue lake water seemingly touching the sky in the far distance, you will be simply amazed. From your tent you can watch the sunrise and sunset, or stargaze under a chandelier of stars. Our local Tibetan friends will walk with you to the summer pasture in the higher mountains. You can fill your canteen with butter tea from the freshest, most flavorful milk you will ever taste, or with salty black tea. We will prepare feasts with parched barley and succulent mutton in a yak-hair nomad tent. You will take on a hike to a mountain, 4,200-meter-high, to see a panoramic view of the blue lake and the majestic surrounding mountains.
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  • 4 days
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$871.80
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Trekking Nyenbo Yurtse to Alpine Glacial Lakes

Trekking Nyenbo Yurtse to Alpine Glacial Lakes

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Trek past fields of Edelweiss and yaks grazing near turquoise glacial lakes and discover the dramatic shark tooth peaks of Nyenbo Yurtse. This the home to Tibetan nomads who live at the base of a mountain that hovers at a lofty 5369 meters/17,615 feet. And getting there is half the fun! Along the way to Nyenbo Yurtse you will get to walk through the mud-daubed alleys of Labrang Monastery and see the untamed grasslands and the nomads who worship there. This particular itinerary offers 3 days of trekking with horses carrying your backpacks every day so you only need to carry a light daypack on the trek. 
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  • 8 to 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,800.00
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$1,800.00

Private Xining Day Trip to Qinghai Lake with Flexible Departure Time

Private Xining Day Trip to Qinghai Lake with Flexible Departure Time

Experience the fantastic nature and scenery of Qinghai Lake with this private day trip from Xining. Choose from the varies departure time which suites your best, meet your friendly local tour guide and ride the private car to Qinghai Lake. Explore at your leisure, get to know the history of the Qinghai Lake and its people, admire the beauty of the area. You can choose the option to ride the horse along the lake or take the boat to experience the amazing view. This private day tour including English speaking tour guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, local lunch. 
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$213.34
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$213.34
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4-6 Days Private Transfer Service from Xining to Zhangye, Jiayuguan and Dunhuang

4-6 Days Private Transfer Service from Xining to Zhangye, Jiayuguan and Dunhuang

Enjoy this 4-6 days hassle-free private transfer service from Xining to Dunhuang. You will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Xining, hop aboard your private, air-conditioned vehicle and relax. When make booking you can choose to have the transfer service for 4-6 days, during the ride you will visit many attractions on the way such as Qinghai Lake, Chaka Salt Lake, Qilian Mountain and grassland, Danxia Geopark, Jiayuguan Fortress, Xuanbi Great Wall and more sites near Dunhuang. Your friendly driver will help you to purchase your tickets and recommend the good place to eat at your own expense if you like. You will have maximum flexibly to explore the attractions at your own pace, This private transfer service including the fuel charge, toll and parking fee, your driver's food and hotels, please book your own hotel in advance.
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  • 4 days
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$428.00
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$428.00
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6-Day Private Silk Road Tour: Xining, Zhangye, Jiayuguan and Dunhuang Highlights

6-Day Private Silk Road Tour: Xining, Zhangye, Jiayuguan and Dunhuang Highlights

Explore West China with an informative guide on an 6-day tour that starts from Xining to Zhangye, Jiayuguan and ends in Dunhuang. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Ta'er Monastery, Mati Temple, Jiayuguan Pass, Xuanbi Great Wall, Mogao Grottoes, Yumen Pass and Great Wall at Han Dynasty, You’ll discover other renowned nature attractions: Qinghai Lake, Chaka Salt Lake, Zhangye Danxia Geopark, Yadan Geopark, Echoing-Sand Mountain and Crescent Moon Pool. Tour including English speaking tour guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, breakfast ,lunches and local 4 star accommodation.
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  • 6 days
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$1,598.00
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Private Qinghai Lake day Trip from Xining City

Private Qinghai Lake day Trip from Xining City

Have the flexibility of deciding how long to stay in each place. Have the chance to modify the itinerary by consulting with your guide.
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  • 5 hours
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$205.13
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$205.13
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Xining to Chengdu Overland - 15 Day Tour

Xining to Chengdu Overland - 15 Day Tour

This private tour will show you the cultural heartland of Amdo and Kham region of Tibet. and enjoy the magnificent art of Repkong Thangkas. And discover the vast grassland of Amdo and rugged terrains of Khampa heart land and also the ancient watch towers of Rongdak and Snow mountains and glacier lakes.
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  • 15 days
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$3,800.00
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