Private Xining Day Trip to Qinghai Lake with Flexible Departure Time

Private Xining Day Trip to Qinghai Lake with Flexible Departure Time

Experience the fantastic nature and scenery of Qinghai Lake with this private day trip from Xining. Choose from the varies departure time which suites your best, meet your friendly local tour guide and ride the private car to Qinghai Lake. Explore at your leisure, get to know the history of the Qinghai Lake and its people, admire the beauty of the area. You can choose the option to ride the horse along the lake or take the boat to experience the amazing view. This private day tour including English speaking tour guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, local lunch. 

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Lake Kokonor, 151km From the 109 National Rd Qingzang Highway, Xining China

Your guide and driver will meet you in your hotel's lobby in Xining at prearranged time. Heading directly to Qinghai Lake, which takes about 2.5 hours. Sit back and enjoy the secrecies along the way. Your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories on the way, feel free to ask questions if you have. On the way, if you want to stop some where for photos, please let your tour guide. 

Qinghai Lake, in Mongolian language means blue lake. At an altitude of over 3,000 meters. It is the largest inland lake as well as the largest saline lake in China. The source of Qinghai Lake relies on the direct runoff and rainfalls, as well, another over 40 rivers empty into the lake. As a paradise for birdwatchers and cyclists, the blue water is fascinating. Around the lake, ethnic groups villages are there to remind the culture mix of Qinghai region. Qinghai Lake is an important place in history which has been the traditional meeting place between Mongolian and Tibetan societies.

Accompanied by your tour guide, gets to know the local people, history and life. You can choose to take the boat on the lake to enjoy the amazing view, or riding the horse along the lake at your own cost.

Later, you will stop at a local restaurant for lunch.  

Afterwards, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Xining. On the way back, if you want to stop at any place for photos, just let your guide know.

Duration: 3 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 08:00 AM
Duration: 8 To 9 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Your hotel in Xining's lobby, driver will hold your name sign

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Bottled water
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Boat ride if the related option been selected
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off(for hotels in Xining city)
  • Entrance Fee
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Kokonor

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Horse Ride


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