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12-Day Tibet Nomad Adventure

12-Day Tibet Nomad Adventure - Xining, China

Duration: 12 days
Location: Xining, China

From USD
$2376.00

Tibetan nomads on the roof of the world has a genuine and glorious culture that tells stories you have never heard. Book this tour and be a part of Tibetan nomad for 12 days ... More info ›

Tibetan nomads on the roof of the world has a genuine and glorious culture that tells stories you have never heard. Book this tour and be a part of Tibetan nomad for 12 days. This is an adventure, traveling in the Tibetan diaspora of Qinghai and Gansu Provinces, packed with exploration of Tibetan traditional arts (the most famous Thanka painting in Rebgong or Tong'ren in Chinese), great monasteries such as Rongwu Gomchen (the mother monastery of other 36 in the region itself), Labrang Monastery (the best monastery preserving Tibetan Buddhism scriptures to date), Taktsang Lhamu (Lang'mu'si in Chinese), a memorable day of hiking in the nomadic region of Taktsang, trekking and camping near the romantic and holy Mt. Nyenpo Yurtse, visiting the most beautiful Qinghai Lake and many more.

Day 1: Arrive in Xining
Upon your arrive in Xining Airport or Train Station, you will be transferred to Lete Youth Hostel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 2: Drive to Rebgong
Drive to Rebkong; Morning visits at Upper and Lower Sanggeshong Monasteries where you will see some of the most well-known thangka paintings and Tibetan traditional arts. In the afternoon, visit Gomar Stupa and Rongwu Gonchen Monastery. It is the mother monastery of 35 other monasteries in the region. Overnight: Homestay in Rebgong.

Day 3: Drive to Labrang
In the morning, you will drive 93 miles (150 kilometers) to Sanggchu (Xia’he) to visit Labrang Monastery. You can walk in the streets of Labrang and enjoy Tibetan market. Overnight: Baoma Hotel.

Day 4: Drive to Taktsang Lhamu
Drive 4 hours to Taktsang Lhamu (Lang'mu'si). Overnight: Medium Hotel.

Day 5: Hike
A day of hiking in Langmusi both by foot and horse. (experience horseback riding). Overnight: Medium Hotel.

Day 6: Drive to Shetso Lake
Drive to Shetso Lake via Machu County and camp by the Shore of Shetso Lake. Meet the Yaks and Nomad Crew to prepare Nyenpo Yurtse trek. You could also walk along the shore and wander into nearby mountains on your own. Shetso Lake is the most beautiful lake in the geo-park. The shores are carpeted with wild flowers unleashing intoxicating perfume aroma. You camp here for the first night. Overnight: Camp.

Day 7: Nyenpo Yurtse Trek Day 1
Average altitude for today is 13,255 ft (4,040 m). Walking distance is around 6 mi (9 km). Overnight: Camp.

Day 8: Nyenpo Yurtse Trek Day 2
Average altitude is 12,467 ft (3,800 m). Walking distance is around 6 mi (10 km). Overnight: Camp.

Day 9: Nyenpo Yurtse Trek day 3
Average altitude is 13,429 ft (4,093 m). Walking distance is around 9 mi (15 km). Drive to Jigdril or Machen County once the trekking ends around lunch time. Overnight: Medium Hotel

Day 10: Drive to Qinghai Lake
Drive to south shore of the Qinghai Lake. Overnight: Nomad Tent Camp near the lake

Day 11: Drive Back to Xining
Before driving to Xining, you will hike on Shala-pass 12,467 ft (3,800 m) for 1 to 2 hours where you will have a panoramic view of the Qinghai Lake and great scenery with animals and camp sites of Tibetan nomad herders. Drop in Lete Youth Hostel at arrival in Xining. Overnight: Lete Youth Hostel

Day 12: Transfer to Airport or Train Station
You will be transferred to the Airport or Train Station in Xining where the tour concludes.

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5-Day Tour: Tibet Home-stay From Xining

5-Day Tour: Tibet Home-stay From Xining - Xining, China

Duration: 6 days
Location: Xining, China

From USD
$1863.00

This five-day tour is a true adventure in eastern Amdo, Tibet. Come experience Amdo Tibetan nomad home-stay and venture with hosting families! You will be matched with either a Tibetan nomad or farmer family to fully immerse in Tibetan culture ... More info ›

This five-day tour is a true adventure in eastern Amdo, Tibet. Come experience Amdo Tibetan nomad home-stay and venture with hosting families! You will be matched with either a Tibetan nomad or farmer family to fully immerse in Tibetan culture. This unique experience is rarely available in the market. You will visit Chabcha, Mangzong County, Sogwo Grassland, and Rebgong during your trip. Book this family friendly tour for quality Amdo Tibetan nomad home-stay and create precious memories of your own to cherish.

Day 1: Qinghai Lake - Chabcha Town (Gong'he)
In the morning, you will drive from Xining to Lake Kokonor, also known as Qinghai Lake, the largest salt water source in Asia at 10,499 feet (3200 meters) above sea level. Arriving nearby the lake in the afternoon and drive to Chabcha Town through Shala Pass where you will see panoramic and stunning view of the lake. You can also possibly hike one to two hours up the mountain to Shala-pass (12,467 ft./3800 m. above sea level). Local nomads are herding their animals on the grassland here in summer where flowers are blossoming in this peaceful place. You will be able to get fresh yak-milk yogurt from local nomads. After that, you drive to Chabcha Town. Overnight: at a local hotel

Day 2: Mangzong County (Gui'nan) (B)
Drive to Mangzong. En route, you will visit Atsok Monastery, a remote and old monastery, nearby the Yellow River where you can see the water flowing from the top into the valley. Cross the bridge over the Yellow River and continue driving to Kushug Village near Mangzong county. Overnight: Home-stay in a farm village.

Day 3: Sogwo Grassland (B)
After breakfast with the Tibetan farmer family, you will drive to Sogwo through amazing grasslands of Tsekog. Stay and camp with a Tibetan-Mongolian nomad family where you can learn how to herd and milking yaks, a hands-on experience of Amdo nomad lifestyle. Overnight: Camp near a Tibetan nomad family

Day 4: Rebgong (B)
Today, you will drive to Rebgong (Tongren). Rebgong is an old Amdo town surrounding Longwo Monastery. It is also the prefecture of Huangnan. This place is rich in Tibetan culture and traditional arts, and it hosts a special Mountain God Festivals called ‘lurol’ in summer. Some of the villages and monasteries in this region are famous for their Tibetan thangka painting throughout Tibet. You will visit upper and lower Sengeshong Monastery to explore the arts of Tibetan thangka painting. Overnight: Home-stay

Day 5: Xining (B)
You will drive back to Xining from Rebgong and be transferred to Lete hostel where this five days adventure concludes.

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Overnight Trip to Rebgong: Exploring Tibetan Thangka Arts

Overnight Trip to Rebgong: Exploring Tibetan Thangka Arts - Xining, China

Duration: 2 days
Location: Xining, China

From USD
$235.00

Tibetan traditional Thangka Arts is what Amdo Tibetan diaspora is known for, and Rebgong is the most famous place to see it. There are sister monasteries in upper and lower Seng-ge Shong villages hosting most famous Thangka painting schools in Tibet where you will find many talents with outstanding skills from all over Tibet ... More info ›

Tibetan traditional Thangka Arts is what Amdo Tibetan diaspora is known for, and Rebgong is the most famous place to see it. There are sister monasteries in upper and lower Seng-ge Shong villages hosting most famous Thangka painting schools in Tibet where you will find many talents with outstanding skills from all over Tibet. You will also visit Rongwu Gonchen Monastery, the mother monastery of 36 others in the region as well as enjoying one night accommodation at a modern Tibetan home-stay to learn more about Amdo Tibetan people and their culture.

Day 1: Xining - Rebgong
You will be picked up by your guide at 9am and drive 113 miles (181 Kilometers) to Rebgong (also known as Tong Ren) for Seng-ge Shong (Upper and Lower) Thangka painting monasteries which are also the most famous Thangka painting schools in Tibet. You may also explore Thangka painters’ houses to get more in-depth understanding of the makings and meanings of Tibetan traditional Thank painting. Lunch and dinner are at your cost but your tour guide will give you ideas and recommendations. Overnight accommodation: a Modern Tibetan Home-stay (to help you better understand Tibetan culture and people)

Day 2: Rebgong Rongwu Monastery - Xining (B)
After breakfast, you will visit Rongwu Gonchen Monastery, which is the mother monastery of 36 others in the region. Then, explore the town of Rebgong before returning to Xining in the evening where this tour concludes.

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Qinghai Lake Day Tour

Qinghai Lake Day Tour - Xining, China
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Duration: Flexible
Location: Xining, China

From USD
$126.00

Explore Qinghai Lake, one of the largest salt-water lakes in China. Learn about this beautiful area and the Tibetan nomadic people that make this place their home ... More info ›

Explore Qinghai Lake, one of the largest salt-water lakes in China. Learn about this beautiful area and the Tibetan nomadic people that make this place their home. Enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off, picnic lunch and various optional activities per your interests.

Pickup at hotel at 9:00am by driver and car. Drive to Qinghai Lake, also known as Lake Kokonor. Visit the largest salt-water lake in China and a sacred historical place for Tibetans. See the surrounding shores that are dotted with Tibetan nomadic family tents. Explore the highlands of the Tibetan Plateau. Take great photos from a nearby vista point. Ride on a horse or yak (own expense) for an authentic Tibetan nomad experience. Hike the Shala-Pass (own expense), if interested. Trek up to 2.3m (3700m), which usually takes 1 to 2-hours. Enjoy panoramic views of the lake.

Have lunch in a picnic area by the lake. Spend time with local Tibetan nomads and learning first-hand about life in their community.

Head back to your hotel in the early evening following the tour.

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4-Hour Tibetan Medicine Culture Museum Tour with Hiking from Xining

4-Hour Tibetan Medicine Culture Museum Tour with Hiking from Xining - Xining, China

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Xining, China

From USD
$108.00

Discover Tibetan culture and medicine by taking a tour of Xining's famous Tibetan Medicine Culture Museum in the company of a knowledgeable guide. Then, enjoy panoramic views of Xining and visit a monastery while hiking in the northern mountains ... More info ›

Discover Tibetan culture and medicine by taking a tour of Xining's famous Tibetan Medicine Culture Museum in the company of a knowledgeable guide. Then, enjoy panoramic views of Xining and visit a monastery while hiking in the northern mountains. This versatile 4-hour guided tour includes transportation to and from all attractions.

Meet up with your driver and guide at 9am at your Xining hotel lobby and begin the tour by visiting the well-known Tibetan Medicine Culture Museum about 4 miles (6 km) away from the city center. Learn about Tibetan culture and medicine as you explore the museum. Admire the world's largest Tibetan Thangka painting which is over 2,000 feet (618 m) long and 8 feet (2.5 m) high. This world-renowned Thangka project was created over the course of 3 years by hundreds of artisans from Rebgong, a region known for producing Tibetan traditional arts.

In the afternoon, visit the monastery that sits on the North Mountain and take a steep 40-minute hike in the mountains. At the conclusion of the tour, you will be transferred back to your Xining hotel around 1pm.

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All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Xining including Kumbum Monastery, Dongguan Mosque plus Local Market

All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Xining including Kumbum Monastery, Dongguan Mosque plus Local Market - Xining, China

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Xining, China

From USD
$89.00

Xining is the capital of Qinghai Province where you catch train to Lhasa. This day tour offers you an opportunity to visit the Kumbum Monastery, an establishment of Tibetan Buddhism in Qinghai, and the Dongguan Mosque and local market.

At 9:00am, your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby ... More info ›

Xining is the capital of Qinghai Province where you catch train to Lhasa. This day tour offers you an opportunity to visit the Kumbum Monastery, an establishment of Tibetan Buddhism in Qinghai, and the Dongguan Mosque and local market.

At 9:00am, your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. Then, you will be driven to Kumbum Monastery which is 16 miles (25 kilometers) from Xining. Kumbum is one of the six biggest Tibetan Monasteries. The founder of Yellow Hat Sect, Tsongkhapa, was born and grew up here before he went to Lhasa. You will view the Stupas, Teaching Hall...etc. The amazing Butter sculpture exhibition in the monastery will definitely impress you.

Afterwards you will be transferred to a local restaurant for lunch. Then, you will be transferred to Dongguan Mosque in Xining that is the biggest mosque in Xining with traditional Chinese architecture and very different from Arabic style. You guide will take you for a visit at a local market near the mosque where you can see farmers selling all kind of veggies, fruits, meat, etc. At the end, you will be transferred back to your hotel where the trip concludes.

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