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Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
Apr29-May5【Into Gannan, Amdo -the Wild Land of Tibetan Nomads】
This is the real Shambhala Kingdom, the Eden beyond the earthly realm, a true Utopia where the faith in Buhhda Shakjamuni is filled in the air.
Time & Location
Apr 29, 1:30 PM – May 05, 4:00 PM
Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu, China
About the event
In this 7-day in-depth tour, you’ll adventure through the vast yet unspoiled pure land of the Gannan area, into a dazzling world of colossal mountains, majestic canyons, ancient glacial landforms, vibrant grasslands, turbulent rivers, primitive forest, fairytale hidden valleys and alluring lakes, and taking a cultural pilgrimage to some of China’s most important Tibetan Buddhism sites, thousand-year-old grottoes, and experience authentic Tibetan nomads life!
Tour Highlights: 🌟Zhagana a real-life Rivendell world 🌟Labrang Monastery The most important monastery in the whole Tibetan Area beside Polata Palace 🌟Ganjia Mysterious Land white rock cliff on the edge of the world 🌟Langmu Monastery Tibetan Buddhism Gelug Sect Sanctuary 🌟Sangke grassland live a beautiful nomadic life 🌟Yellow River boating & Bingling Thousand Buddha Caves Explore China’s biggest surviving ancient Buddhist temple complexes 🌟Gahai Lake a dreamy wetland heaven 🌟travel comfortably comfortable hotels & high standard tour buses with ample space
Trip at a glance: Day 1 · Lanzhou arrival 🏨 5-star hotel in Lanzhou Day 2 · Lanzhou -🚌1h | 🚤2h- Bingling Temple -🚌2.5h- Xiahe 🏨 4-star hotel in Xiahe 🚌 235km;3.5h | 🚤 2h Day 3 · Xiahe Labrang Monastery -🚌30min- Ganjia Mysterious Land -🚌50min- Sangke Grassland - Xiahe 🏨 4-star hotel in Xiahe 🚌 100km; 1.5h Day 4 · Xiahe -🚌2.5h- Gahai Lake -🚌2.5h - Zhagana 🏨 3-4 star boutique hotel in Zhagana 🚌 273km; 5h Day 5 · Zhagana 🏨 3-4star boutique hotel in Zhagana Day 6 · Zhagana -🚌2h- Langmu Monastery -🚌3h- Xiahe 🏨 4-star hotel in Xiahe 🚌 275km; 5h Day 7 · Xiahe -🚌4.5h- Lanzhou departure ✈️ 🚌 240km; 4.5h *Please book your return flight to depart only after 4 pm
2023 Group Date： April 29 - May 5, 2023 June 22-28, 2023 July 14-20, 2023 August 7-13, 2023 September 29 - October 5, 2023
What's included: √ Transport: 7 days of private local transport, airport pick up & see-off service during the designated time. The recommended flight schedule will be sent once the trip is confirmed. √ Tour guide: experienced English-speaking local tour guide √ 6-nights' accommodation: 4 nights at a 4-star hotel; 1 night at a 5-star hotel; 1 night at a 3-4 star boutique hotel √Entrance Tickets to all the main scenic spots listed in the itinerary √One complimentary dinner √ Travel Insurance √ first-aid kit, water, etc
What's not included: × Main transportation (flights/train) from and to Lanzhou City × Lunch and dinner during the trip × Single room supplement 1400(MAY/JUN) 1900(JUL/AUG/OCT) × Invoice, personal expenses and unexpected expenses
Notice 1. 3000rmb deposit needs to be paid when you sign up; the balance needs to be paid 7 days before departure. 2. Please note that hotel rooms are twin shared rooms. If you register as a solo traveller, we'll try to arrange for another same-gender solo guest to share the room, but if there's no other solo guest, you'll need to pay for the single-room supplement. 3. for detailed sign-up/refund/ kids fee/ hotel room/safety policies, please send "3" and read it carefully.
About high altitude sickness The altitude of the Gannan area is around 3000m on average. You may feel a little headache at first. But don't worry, drink lots of water and have enough sleep, the symptoms will disappear soon. You could also bring some headache pills just in case.
Apr29-May5: Gannan Trip
It was listed in the “Top 50 Outdoor Paradise on Earth” on Lonely Planet, and rated as the “Most Beautiful China Travel Destination” by U.N. PED.