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2-Day Qinghai Lake and Ta'er Monastery Private Trip from Xian by Bullet Train

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US$ 240.00
2 travellers
What to Expect

Day 1: Xi'an - Xining by bullet train (L,D)

Stop At: Lake Kokonor, 151km From the 109 National Rd Qingzang Highway, Xining China
Meet up your friendly private driver in the morning, and depart from your Xi'an hotel to Xi'an North Train Station in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to start your 2-day comprehensive tour.
Upon arrival Xining Station, your guide will pick you up and head to Qinghai Lake. On the way,you will have your lunch.
The Qinghai Lake, also known as Lake Kokonor, One of the most popular places to go to in the Xining area but it does take 2-3hrs to get there by car. It's at 3200m elevation and China's biggest lake. The lake sits at 3190m high. Tourist can take a boat ride on the turquoise waves of the lake or go horseback riding along the shores with Tibetan nomads.Snowded mountains, streams, yaks, tibetan goats, shepperds and huge trucks with uncertain loadinds; landscapes absolutely magestic with prayer flags. A lot of monasteries to be visited, it is a sacred area and you will see pilgrims "walking" on their knees and hands on some times hundred of kilometers around the lake.
Then, have a tasty local dinner. Overnight stay at local B&B or Hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: local B&B or Hotel

Day 2: Xining - Xi'an by bullet train (B, L)

Stop At: Ta'er Monastery, Juban Old Alley, Huangzhong County China
After breakfast, you guide and driver take you to Ta'er Monastery, Ta'er Monastery (aka, Kumbum Monastery and Ta'er Temple) is an ancient Tibetan gompa founded in 1583. in temples , have different sculptures of Buddha , looks more solemn. Also can see lots of Tibetan praying. More shocked to watch them praying. Kneeling down and then whole body touch the ground. the majority of the people met were Tibetans. Some of them led yaks, and some of them were crawling on their hands and knees to show their devotion on their way to worship Buddha. if you are a fan of Buddhist or want to know more about, it’s also a best place to visit and learn something about.
After lunch, your guide will send you to Xining train station and assist you get the tickets and send you to the security check. You will take the train to Xi’an.
After you arrival in Xi’an. The driver and guide will pick you up with holding a sign board with your name on and send you to your hotel.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
6:30 AM
2 days
  • 1x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Professional guide
  • Private transportation in Xi'an, Xining city
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • 1 night accommodation in local B&B or Hotel (if all inclusive package is selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Qinghai Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Ta'er Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Kokonor
  • Entry/Admission - Ta'er Monastery
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel accommodation (if all inclusive package is selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Overnight stay at local B&B is based on double occupancy per room. If you are single traveler, you will have your own private room
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Refer to train Numbers:Xi'an to Xining: D2671 (07:36/13:16) or similar train. Xining to Xi'an: D2674(15:23/21:01) or similar train.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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