Located in the eastern part of Qinghai Province, Xining is the only place to pass through the south road of ancient “Silk Road” and the “Tangbo Road”. Since ancient times, it has been an important traffic route and military center in the northwest. It is one of the high-altitude cities in the world. Xining is a popular travel destination in Gansu, China, featuring superb plateau landscape and ethnic culture. The 5 days tour includes visit to Ta’er Monastery, Qinghai Lake, and Serdzong Monastery. Spending the first two days to explore Xining city and in the other days you will drive to enjoy the untroubled country area of Qinghai Province.
Highlights of this tour: *Visit the magnificent Ta’er Monastery–a holy land of Buddhist culture and Shamanism. *Explore China’s largest inland lake and saltwater lake–Qinghai Lake. *Visit the most attractive part of Qinghai Lake–Bird Island. *Learn the Buddhist culture in must-visit Serdzong Monastery.
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fee + Hotel in Qinghai Lake & Serdzong
AM:After hotel breakfast we will visit Ta’er Monastery, one of the most notable sites in downtown Xining. Here you will also have the first glimpse of Tibetan taste.
Noon: Lunch on your own.
PM: Then we will drive for about 2.5 hours to arrive at Qinghai Lake which is famous as paradise of birds. Tourists could either take a walk around the lake or optionally take a cruise ship to visit the lake. Afterwards pay a visit to the most attractive part of the lake – Bird Island on the west part of the lake.
In the morning board the car and drive to visit Serdzong Monastery. The monastery locates at remote mountain area that has an altitude of 3600 meters. Today you will spend most of the time in the car and please enjoy the scenery on the way.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.