Private Tour: 4-Night Trip from Lanzhou to Labrang and Xining
Kumbum Monastery in Xining and Labrang Monastery in Xiahe are renowned for Tibetan Buddhism. You will visit the attractions from Lanzhou to Xining including Gansu Museum, Bingling Temple Grottos, Labrang Monastery, Dongguan Mosque, and Kumbum Monastery.ItineraryDay 1: Arrival LanzhouStop At:
Lanzhou Shuicheyuan, Nanbinhe E Rd, Qilihe Qu, Lanzhou Shi, Gansu Sheng, China
Upon arrival Lanzhou, you will be met by the guide and transferred to the hotel located in the city downtown of Lanzhou, the capital of the Gansu province. You will walk along the Yellow River park in the afternoon if time permits.
Duration: 30 minutes
No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Lanzhou 4-Star Legend Hotel or equivalentDay 2: Lanzhou to LinxiaStop At:
Gansu Provincial Museum, No.3 Xijin West Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou 730000 China
After hotel breakfast, your guide will take you to visit Gansu Museum where there is must-see statue "Galloping Horsing On The Swallow" that was excavated in Wuwei in 1969, which is the token of China Tourism.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Bingling Temple Grottoes, West of Yongjing County, Yongjing County 730030 China
After the museum, you will take 3-hour ride to Linxia where you will take a speed boat to go across Liujiaxia Reservoir on the Yellow River to visit Bingling Temple Grottoes that was constructed from the 3rd century with amazing statues and frescos. Meanwhile the Grottoes are located beside imposing Stone Forest of the Yellow River. It takes about 1.5-2 hours to visit here, then you will take the speed boat back to your vehicle.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: Linxia 4-Star Hehuang Hotel or equivalentDay 3: Linxia/Xiahe LabrangStop At:
Labrang Monastery (Labuleng Si), Lapuleng Town, Xiahe County 747100 China
After hotel breakfast, you will be driven about 2 hours to Xiahe, Labrang in Tibetan Language. Labrang Monastery was founded in 1709 by the first Jamyang Shêpa, Ngawang Tsondru. It is Tibetan Buddhism's most important monastery town outside the Tibetan Autonomous Region. There are hundreds of lamas studying in the monastery. You will walk along the monastery with your guide, and visit the most import temples here in the afternoon.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: Labrang 4-Star Civil Aviation Hotel or equivalentDay 4: Xiahe/XiningStop At:
Longwu Temple, Longwu Town, Tongren County 811300 China
After hotel breakfast, you will be driven about 6 hours to Xining. You will visit Longwu Monastery on the way, which is a typical Tibetan Buddhism temple.
Duration: 1 hour
Accommodation included: 4-Star Qinghai Hotel or equivalentDay 5: Departing from XiningStop At:
Ta'er Monastery, Juban Old Alley, Huangzhong County China
You will be transferred to visit Kumbum Monastery which is about 25 km from Xining. As birth place of Tsongkhpa who was the founder of Yellow Hat School of Tibetan Buddhism, Kumbum Monastery has impressive Buddha states, yak butter carvings etc. You will stay here for about 2 hours before transferring to Xining airport or Xining railway station where the trip concludes. You can book our another tour 32685P86 to Zhangye.
Note: Please book your flight departing from Xining airport after 3 pm.
Duration: 2 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants"
"Adult pricing applies to all travelers over 3 years old"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 5 Days
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
We also pick up from centrally located Lanzhou hotel
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.