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11 Day Cultural Tour through Chin: Discover Losar Festival

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 11 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): China  
Specialty Categories: Christmas/New Year Tours   Festival Tours  
Season: February
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1250 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1470 US Dollar (USD)

With this 11-day tour through China you will have the possibility to assist to the magnificent Tibetan New Year Festival (Losar) and the Great Prayer Festival (Monlam) in Repkong and Ngawa.

Day 1: Lanzhou. Fly to Lanzhou, meet at airport and transfer to Hotel.

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

Day 4: Tongren (Regong). Watch praying dance in Wutunxia Temple. Walk around the surrounding. Visit any other Buddhistical ceremonies for the Tibetan New Year Festival.

Day 5: Rongren (Regong) - 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: 80 km.

Day 6: 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 7: Xiahe. Participate in Buddha’s Exhibition Ceremony in Labrang Temple in Xiahe and visit the temple.

Day 8: Xiahe. Praying dance in Labrang Temple.

Day 9: Xiahe. Walk around the village nearby the Labrang Temple in the daytime. Visit the Butter Sculpture exhibition in the evening.

Day 10: 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 11: Lanzhou. Airport send-off. End of the tour.

Supplemental Tour Information:
- 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
- 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.

About This Supplier
Location: China
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2010

M20526 began accepting the foreign tourists to do Active Adventure Tour since 1993. Through years' cooperation with many professional explorers, foreign travel agencies and clubs, we have accumulated a wealth of experience in outdoor tour organization. We are the most comprehensive and professional active...

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