Yellow River is the mother river of Chinese nation. Lanzhou part of the Yellow River looks like a traditional Chinese lady, tranquil and clam. the Labrang Monastery in Xiahe is the temple that of most distinctive Tibetan feature among temples outside Tibet. And Sangke Prairie is one of the best pastures in northern China.
Day 1Xian – Lanzhou by Train
Day 2Lanzhou – Xiahe by Car: Huanghe Fengqing Line, Binglingsi Grottoes
Day 3Xiahe – Lanzhou by Car – Xian by Train: Labrang Monastery, Sangke Prairie
Day 4Xian Arrival
Air condition car + English speaking guide + Entrance fee + Lunch + Hotel + Train tickets
Day 1 Xian to Lanzou by Soft-sleeper Train (No Meals)
Our driver in Xian will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to train station for soft-sleeper train to Lanzhou. (Train tickets booked by up will be sent to your hotel in advance). Accommodation: Soft sleeper train.
Day 2 Lanzhou to Xiahe by Car/Van (Breakfast+Lunch)
Upon arrival in Lanzhou train station you will be met by local driver and guide and transfer to have breakfast. Then we will take a walk along the Huanghe Fengqing Line to appreciate the grand beauty of Mother River of Chinese nation. After the walk we will drive to visit Binglingsi Grottoesby boat to visit the completely preserved grottoes. There are776 Buddha statues, over 1,076 square yards murals and 6 stones sculptures from 1,600 years ago waiting for your exploring. We will first drive to Liujiaxia Dam from where to aboard the boat and explore Binglingsi Temple. After the visit in Binglingsi Temple we will drive for about 5 hours to Xihe. Upon arrival in Xiahe check in local hotel.
Day 3 Xiahe to Lanzhou by Car/Van and to Xian by Soft Sleeper (Breakfast+Lunch)
After hotel breakfast we will visit firstly visit Labrang Monastery, the largest Buddhist Institute of Tibetan Buddhism. Where tourists will also appreciate thousands of statues of Buddha made of various materials. Tourists may have the chance to watch the morning devotion here. In the afternoon we will pay a visit toSangke Prairie to witness the typical plateau grassland. At last we will drive about 3.5 hours back to downtown Lanzhou to catch the soft-sleeper train K210 (21:59/07:02+1) or similar train back to Xian. Accommodation: Soft sleeper train
Day 4 Xian Arrival (No meals)
Upon your arrival in Xian, our local driver will meet you at train station by holding your name and transfer to your hotel.
* Hotel accommodation with breakfast
* Lunches as itinerary specifies
* Private English-speaking guides
* Private drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
* Entrance fees to tourist sites
* Soft-sleeper train Xian/Lanzhou/Xian
* Personal expenses
* Gratuities for guides and drivers
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