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Tour Type : Private Tour

Best Season :Summer Autumn Winter

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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Traveling to Xiahe and visit its interesting monastery and nunnery. Enjoying an overnight train ride and some local cuisine.


  • Full package including the transfer hotels meals and guiding
  • Thousand Buddha Caves by a boat trip
  • Reomote monastery and nunnery in Xiahe

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Xian to Overnight Train by Train No. T38/T35 (Xi’an Railway Station - Lanzhou Railway Station) Dep 23:10 - Arr 06:28
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: No

Today you will take an overnight train to Lanzhou.

- Smart Tips:

  • Train station transfer will be on your own arrangement. Make sure you arrive in the station at least half an hour before the departure.
  • Please keep an eye on your stuff during the train trip.
  • Day 2 Xiahe
    • Activities: Train station Transfer (Lanzhou), Bingling Si, Cruise from Liujiaxia Gorge to Binglingsi( fast boat), Our guide and driver will escort you from Lanzhou to Xiahe
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Labrang Civil Aviation Hotel  |  Youdian Hotel 3-star hotel

    Morning arrive in Lanzhou. Our Lanzhou local tour guide will pick you up at the station and take you for simple breakfast. After a break, we will take a boat trip to visit the famous Binglingsi Temple, aka Thousand Buddha Caves.

    After lunch, we will drive to Xiahe. Check in upon arrival.


    - Smart Tips:

  • The drive to Xiahe takes about 4 and a half hours.
  • Day 3 Xiahe
    • Activities: Labrang Monastery, Visit Local Family, Ancient Bajiao City, Ganjia Grassland
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Labrang Civil Aviation Hotel  |  Youdian Hotel 3-star hotel

    Labrang Monastery, an expanding complex of temples and schools, is the main focus for local residents and travelers alike. Pass through Ganjia Grasslands with the noamds grazing their yak and sheep.And then visit Ancient Bajiao City and a local Tibetan family.

    - Smart Tips:

  • Please don't touch anything while you are at a monastery or nunnery.
  • Labrang Monastery

    Day 4 Lanzhou Departure
    • Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Xiahe to Lanzhou
    • Meals: Breakfast

    After breakfast, we will be on the way to Lanzhou. Our Lanzhou tour guide will get you to the train station. Enjoy the lanscape passing through your window on the way home.


    - Smart Tips:

  • Departure Train or airport will be on your own arrangement. if you have any more inquiry, please contact our travel advisor.
  • Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

    $ USD
    Apr.1- Nov.31 Superior Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
    1 person -
    2-5 persons / /
    6-9 persons / /

    * The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

    * The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

    Good to know

    Please take some sunblock, hat and shades to protect yourself from sunburn.

    Please ask for permission before taking any photos of the monks in the monastery.

    from US $479 p/p

    Price details

    What's Included & Excluded

    Price Inclusion

    • Entrance fees.
    • Meals listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transfers.
    • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
    • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
    • Service Charge & Taxes.
    • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    • Luggage Transfers.

    Price Exclusion

    • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
    • China Entry Visa Fees.
    • Excess Baggage Charges.
    • Personal Expenses.
    • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
    • Single Room Supplement.