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Repkong – Tibetan New Year

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): China   Tibet  
Specialty Categories: Festival Tours   Sightseeing  
Season: February - March
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1820 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2100 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Highlights:
- Qutan Temple
- 14th Dalai Lama’s Former Residence
- Tongren (Regong’s) Temples
- Tibetan New Year Ceremony at Longwu Temple
- Ta’er Monastery
- Dafo Temple at Zhangye
- Badain Jaran Desert in Inner Mongolia
- Silk Road.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive at Beijing, transfer airline to Lanzhou. Meet at airport and transfer back to hotel and dinner.

Day 2: Lanzhou - Tongren. Head for Ledu first to visit the Qutan Temple (Key Cultural Relic under the State-level Protection). Qutan Temple was built in 1392, and is the best preserved construction group built in Ming Dynasty in northwest China. In 1982, it was listed as Key Cultural Relic under the State-level Protection. Then drive to Ping’an county for the visit 14th Dalai Lama’s Former Residence. Overnight at Tongren county. Total distance: 330 km.

Day 3: Rongren (Regong). Treasure Show at Longwu Temple.

Day 4: Tongren (Regong). Buddhist Wheel (Buddha wheel) activities at Longwu Temple.

Day 5: Tongren (Regong). Buddha’s Exhibition Ceremony at Longwu Temple and visit other Buddhist ceremonies for the Tibetan New Year Festival.

Day 6: Tongren - Xining. Watch Tibetan Sorcerer's Dance ceremony at Longwu Temple and drive to Xining in the afternoon. Total distance: 170 km.

Day 7: Xining - Minle. Visit the Taer Monastery in the morning and then drive to Minle in the afternoon. Total distance: 270 km.

Day 8: Minle - Zhangye - Alashan Youqi. Drive to Zhangye for the visit at Dafo Temple, then the Matisi Grottos and Yugu minority folks. Overnight at Alashan Youqi. Total distance: 440 km.

Day 9: Badain Jaran Desert. Visit Badain Jaran Desert, the most beautiful desert in China. Shooting for the desert scenery in winter and the lakes in desert.

Day 10: Badain Jaran Desert - Alashan Zuoqi. Half day off-road experience in beautiful Badain Jaran Desert in the morning. Drive to Alashan Zuoqi and visit the Alashan Palace in the afternoon.

Day 11: Alashan Zuoqi - Yinchuan - Beijing. Visit the Xixia King Tomb in the morning and then take the flight to Beijing in the afternoon. Total distance: 110 km.

Day 12: Beijing - Home departure. 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, we have 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
- Flight Beijing - Lanzhou, Yinchuan - 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
- Personal expenses.