2 Days Lanzhou Bingling Temple & Xiahe Labrang Monastery Tour
Discover the Yellow River Culture by visiting Binglingsi Temple, A bird's eye view of Labrang Monastery at Thangka Sunning Terrace, and hiking around the vast and picturesque Sangke Grassland with a local Tibetan family visit. We arrange your leisure, knowledgeable, historical, or religious vacation in Lanzhou and Xiahe with sincerity and quality service.
* Private Transportation with good AC
* Professional and Friendly English Speaking Guide
* Accommodation in Xiahe
* 7/24 English Service onlineItineraryDay 1: Hotel Pick up & Visit Bingling Temple, then drive to Xiahe (240kms, 3-4hrs)Stop At:
Bingling Temple (thousand buddha caves), China, Gan Su Sheng, Lin Xia Hui Zu Zi Zhi Zhou, 积石山保安族东乡族撒拉族自治县Unnamed Road 邮政编码: 731606
Let's start our Lanzhou in-depth tours today. As one of the important cities along the ancient Silk Road, Lanzhou has preserved many cultural heritages. With an early start today, we will visit the Binglings Temple. You will be driven to the Liujiaxia Dam and then you will take a fast boat to cross the gorge where you will enter the Bingling Temple Grottoes, enjoy the variety of artworks in different styles and observe the social situations and customs in ancient times when seeing the stone sculptures and appreciate the miracle of Buddha caves. These caves, which stretch for 200 metres, were built during the 3rd and 18th centuries. They are highly valued for their contribution to research into the history of Chinese paintings and the spread of Buddhism during that time.
Duration: 5 hours
No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Xiahe Labuleng Civil Aviation HotelDay 2: Labrang Monastery & Sang Grassland, Afternoon back to LanzhouStop At:
Labrang Monastery (Labuleng Si), Lapuleng Town, Xiahe County 747100 China
Today we will arrange the English Speaking Lama guide you through the Labrang monastery, the most populous monks outside of Tibet. You will stay at Thangka Sunning Terrace that is one of a good place to view the monastery and surrounding scenery. Inside the monastery, apart from magnificent Buddha stupas and wall paintings, prayer wheels are also the must-see spot. The whole monastery is surrounded by wheels, walk along the corridor, rotate the wheels and pray for chasing away the troubles.
Duration: 3 hoursStop At:
Sangke Grassland, 1 Km Southwest of the County, Xiahe County 747100 China
The view of yaks roaming in the Sangke Grasslands amid green pastures is something to behold. In this area, nomadic people can still be found singing their traditional songs and this is often one of the highlights of any visit to Tibet.
We will back to Lanzhou in the late afternoon; the service will end at the hotel drop off.
Duration: 2 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
Duration: 2 Days
Traveler pickup is offered
Please inform us the hotel name and address, we will pick you up according to the information you provide.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.