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.


8:30am - Pick up in your hotel in Xining

9:00am - In the morning, drive 3 hours (122km) to Rebkong, a lively Tibetan town known for its monastery

12:30pm - Eat lunch in town including some freshly made yak yoghurt

1:00pm - Explore the back alleys of Longwu Monastery, Qinghai’s largest monastery, to find out what life as a monk is really like. Explore the origins of Tibetan Thangka art as many of the Thangka across Tibet are produced in this monastery.

4:00pm - Drive 14km south of Rebkong to an authentic  homestay set against a incredible backdrop of red rock canyons.  This will be our cozy home for the next 2 nights.

5:00 pm - Settle into Tibetan homestay


8:30am - Eat breakfast at Tibetan homestay

9:00am -  Spend the morning learning about Tibetan village life and walking by Buddhist meditation caves

1:00pm- Authentic Tibetan lunch with our homestay hosts

1:30pm - Spend the afternoon soaking in a natural hot springs pool in the Tibetan countryside

6:00pm - Dinner in our homestay

7:30pm- Rest and enjoy the peace and quiet


8:00am - Eat breakfast at homestay

8:30am - Drive  to see Gartse Monastery, a small village monastery near the homestay

10:00am- 2.5 hour hike to Lagha Mountain.  Here we will summit a peak filled with prayer flags to get a great view of the village below.

1:00pm- Last lunch in Rebkong

2:00pm- Drive 3  hours back to Xining

5:00pm - Finish the tour in Xining, drop off at your hotel or apartment.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"

Hora de Inicio: 9:00 AM
Duración: 3 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Xining, China (please let us know which hotel you are staying at in Xining and we can pick you up there)
Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • 2 nights accommodation in Tibetan homestay
  • Afternoon tea
  • Bottled water
  • All meals from lunch on Day one to lunch on Day 3
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea

No Incluye

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities for driver and guide(recommended)
  • Visa and passport costs
  • Flights or trains to and from Xining
  • Each traveler is required to buy their travel insurance. We recommend World Nomads.


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