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Private Day Tour to Qinghai Lake and Chaka Salt Lake from Xining

Private Day Tour to Qinghai Lake and Chaka Salt Lake from Xining

The vast expanse of Qinghai Lake lies two hours from Xining, while Chaka Salt Lake takes four hours. This private tour, with your own comfortable vehicle, lets you see both in just a day, with lunch and entrance fees included. Capture classic shots of Tibetan nomads’ black tents in sweeping grassland and the sky reflected in mirror-like water as you see a side of the Silk Road few travelers experience.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$265.65
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$265.65
Price varies by group size

Private Full-day Xining City Tour with Lunch

Private Full-day Xining City Tour with Lunch

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Experience Xining on a fun and informative all-day private tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, explore this fascinating and diverse city with a personal driver-guide. Visit one of the largest Tibetan monasteries, Kumbum, the Dongguan Mosque, and a traditional local market. Enjoy a delicious vegetarian lunch included in the cost of your tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.00
Price varies by group size
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$189.00
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Private Round-Trip Transfer to Qinghai Lake from Xining City Hotel

Private Round-Trip Transfer to Qinghai Lake from Xining City Hotel

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Having a private vehicle for a memorable trip to Qinghai Lake at an extraordinarily good price! You will have maximum freedom in choosing your itinerary and the landmarks you want to visit on the way. You will save time by reaching your destination in the shortest time and you will have a personalized service provided by an experienced and polite driver.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.80
Price varies by group size
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$76.80
Price varies by group size

Private Transfer Service to Qinghai Lake and Chaka Salt Lake from Xining

Private Transfer Service to Qinghai Lake and Chaka Salt Lake from Xining

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Enjoy a comfortable private vehicle operated by a courteous friendly driver from your Xining city hotel to Qinghai Lake and Chaka Salt Lake. You will have the maximum freedom to enjoy the sceneries along the way and visit the attractions at your own pace. The transfer service is for 10-12 hours. 
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.47
Price varies by group size
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$151.47
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Datong Railway Station Private Transfer to City Hotels

Datong Railway Station Private Transfer to City Hotels

Save time and money by pre-booking a private transfer service to your Datong hotel! You'll be met by a representative at the Datong Railway Stations and transferred in comfort to your hotel. This is the ideal way to start your holiday! Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and coincide with your train's arrival.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.87
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$29.87
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Wild Rebkong: Sleep in an Authentic Homestay

Wild Rebkong: Sleep in an Authentic Homestay

If you are looking to get out of the city and sleep in the peace and quiet of the Tibetan countryside – this is the tour for you.  Venture to Qinghai’s largest monastery, Rebkong Longwu monastery, and then sleep for 2 nights in an authentic Tibetan homestay as we enjoy the slower pace of life in the high mountains outside of Rebkong town.  This tour includes a terrific half day hike and a dip in the local hot springs.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$850.00
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$850.00

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

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 Railway Station Departure Transfer from City Hotels

Private Xining Railway Station Departure Transfer from City Hotels

Arrange for a stress-free ride to Xining Railway Station with this private transfer service. Meet your driver at your hotel or private residence, and relax on the journey to the train station in a sedan or minivan (depending on the size of your group).  It's that easy! Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.47
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$23.47
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Private Arrival Transfer from Xining Railway Station Transfer to Hotel

Private Arrival Transfer from Xining Railway Station Transfer to Hotel

Enjoy a hassle-free arrival in Xining with this private transfer service.You'll be met at Xining Train Station and transferred to your Xining hotel in the comfort of a private, air-conditioned vehicle. It's that easy! Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.47
Price varies by group size
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$23.47
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8 Day Small Group Tour to West China Qinghai & Gansu

8 Day Small Group Tour to West China Qinghai & Gansu

Following the footsteps of ancient Silk Road to visit the Buddhist Temples with profound history and culture, explore the UNESCO Mogao Grottoes, splendid Danxia Landform, as well as the mysterious Crescent Lake surrounded by desert. You will discover a fascinating landscape of Northwest China with our 8-days itinerary. * Private Transporation with good AC * Professional and friendly English Speaking Guide Service * Bottled water and paper napkins * 7/24 English Service online.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,723.08
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$1,723.08
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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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$2,646.16

Private Arrival Transfer from Xining Caojiabao International Airport to Hotel

Private Arrival Transfer from Xining Caojiabao International Airport to Hotel

Avoid the stress of public transportation by booking this Xining Caojiabao International Airport  transfer before you arrive! Travel from the Xining Caojiabao International Airport to your hotel in the Xining by a private vehicle. Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be met by a representative at the arrivals and transferred to your destination. It's that easy! Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
Price varies by group size
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$32.00
Price varies by group size

2-Day Xining Private Tour: Qinghai Lake, Ta'er Monastery, Dongguan Mosque and More

2-Day Xining Private Tour: Qinghai Lake, Ta'er Monastery, Dongguan Mosque and More

Hit up many of Xining’s top attractions all in two days during this private tour from Xining, where your guide meets you right in your hotel lobby with a personalized itinerary. Along with visiting Qinghai Lake and Ta'er Monastery,  visit Museum of China Tibetan Medicine Culture, the Xining Dongguan Mosque.  Plus, your guide knows the best ways around the city so you can fit as much into your two days as possible. This 2-day private tour including English speaking tour guide, private car, entrance fee, and lunch.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$409.24
Price varies by group size
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$409.24
Price varies by group size

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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$1,598.00
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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
Price varies by group size

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
Price varies by group size
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$213.34
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3-Day Datong Tour from Beijing to Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Monastery

3-Day Datong Tour from Beijing to Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Monastery

Visit the top attractions in Datong including Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Monastery, Huayan Monastery and Nine-Dragon Screen. Accompanied by an English-speaking tour guide and private driver throughout the tour. Possess a further understanding of the development of the Buddhist in ancient China through the preserved cultural relics.
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  • 3 days
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$519.00
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$519.00
Price varies by group size

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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$3,800.00

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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$2,371.80

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$871.80
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$871.80

Yuzhu Feng Expedition, Climbing to 6,000 Meters in Tibet

Yuzhu Feng Expedition, Climbing to 6,000 Meters in Tibet

Have you ever read Jon Krakauer’s “Into Thin Air” and thought, “Man I would love to climb Everest some day!”  And then you realized that you have no real high altitude experience and you certainly don’t have the $50,000 USD to lay down for the Everest climbing permits and expedition costs. So you are looking for something a little more available to the every day trekker and climber? Then this trip is for you!  Climbing Yuzhu Feng offers affordable and accessible basic mountaineering and snow travel for those who are looking to get above 6,000 meters/ 19,685 feet without a lot of technical climbing experience. All levels of experience are welcome for those looking for an adventure of a lifetime!
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  • 9 to 12 days
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$3,461.54
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$3,461.54

Private Round-Trip Transfer Service to Chaka Salt Lake from Xining

Private Round-Trip Transfer Service to Chaka Salt Lake from Xining

Enjoy door-to-door service in a comfortable private vehicle operated by a courteous friendly driver from your Xining city hotel to Chaka Salt Lake. You will have the maximum freedom to enjoy the Chaka Salt Lake at your own pace. Your driver will take you to the main entrance, assistant you for the entrance fee, and waiting for you at the parking lot, after your self-guided tour of Chaka Salt Lake finished, your driver will transfer you back to your hotel or accommodation in Xining City. 
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
Price varies by group size
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$120.00
Price varies by group size

Private Day Tour to Zhangye Danxia Geopark from Xining

Private Day Tour to Zhangye Danxia Geopark from Xining

Zhangye Danxia Geopark is a very popular attraction recently due to its unique landform and fresh colors. This private day tour will let you explore both Rainbow Danxia and Binggou Danxia from Xining by round-way bullet train. Pickup from your centrally located Xining hotel is at 7:30am. Chinese lunch is included.
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  • 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.90
Price varies by group size
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$275.90
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