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Amdo - Tibetan New Year Festival

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 16 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): China   Tibet  
Specialty Categories: Festival Tours   Cultural Journey  
Season: February - March
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2460 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3060 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Highlights:
- HTa’er Monastery
- Confucian Temple
- Kanbula Park
- Regong Temple at Tongren
- Tenth Panchan Lama’s Former Residence
- Wendu Temple
- Labrang Temple
- Juyongguan Great Wall
- The Ming Tombs.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Beijing. Our representatives will meet you. Check in the hotel. Day at your leisure.

Day 2: Beijing - Xining. From Beijing take flight to Xining. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Xining - Ta’er Monastery - Lijiaxia. Visit Ta’er Monastery. Climb M.t Laji (3900 m). Visit the Guide Ancient City and Confucian Temple. Overnight at Lijiaxia. Total distance: 160 km.

Day 4: Lijiaxia - Kanbula Park - Tongren. Head for Kanbula Park Enjoy the scenic spots on the way. By foot or with the local car you will visit Nanzong Temple and Danxia Relief. Overnight in Tongren. Total distance: 120 km.

Day 5: Tongren (Regong). Get up early in the morning. Head for Wutun Xia Temple for Buddha’s Exhibition Ceremony and visit other Buddhist ceremonies for the Tibetan New Year Festival. Total distance: 210 km.

Day 6: Tongren (Regong). Participate in Buddha’s Exhibition Ceremony in Guomari Temple. Visit the Guomari Pagoda and other Buddhist Ceremonies for the Tibetan New Year Festival.

Day 7: Tongren (Regong). Watch praying dance in Wutunxia Temple. Walk around the local village, and visit any other Buddhist ceremonies for the Tibetan New Year Festival at local.

Day 8: Tongren - Xunhua. Watching the Tibetan Sorcerer's Dance ceremony at Guomari Temple, and then head for Wendu Temple, and visit Panchan Lama’s Former Residence and visit Wendu Temple. Drive to Xunhua. Total distance: 75 km.

Day 9: Xunhua - Xiahe. Visit the village of Sala Minority, Mosque in Xunhua, Head for Xiahe via Linxia. We can stop to go around the village for sightseeing. Total distance: 170 km.

Day 10: Xiahe. Participate in Buddha’s Exhibition Ceremony in Labrang Temple in Xiahe and visit the temple. Total distance: 240 km.

Day 11: Xiahe. Praying dance in Labrang Temple.

Day 12: Xiahe. Walk around the village nearby the Labrang Temple in the daytime. Visit the Butter Sculpture exhibition In the evening.

Day 13: Xiahe - Lanzhou. Participate in the Turn-Around-Maitreya Buddha Ceremony in Labrang Temple in the morning, then drive to Lanzhou, visit Bingling Cave by boat on the way.

Day 14: Lanzhou - Beijing. Fly to Beijing in the morning. Visit the Forbidden city and Hutong In the afternoon.

Day 15: Beijing. Visit the Juyongguan Great Wall and the Ming Tombs.

Day 16: Beijing - Home Departure. Airport send-off. End of the tour.

- This trip is arranged once a year and it’s our exclusive route
- Because there is lots of activities during the festival, our company has the right to adjust the route of visiting the local temples
- The room is in short during that period. It is necessary to book the room 30 days ago.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Transport
- Minibus
- Plane Beijing - Xining, Lanzhou - Beijing
- Accommodation
- Hotels with 2 or 3 stars or the best local hotels or hostels
- Tour guide
- Meals
- Tickets
- All the entrance fees.

Price Excludes:
- International air tickets
- Tips
- Drinks.