9 days adventure travel to Tibet from Xining via Golmud

> Xining - lake Korkolor - Dulan - Golmud - Nakchu - lake Namtso - Lhasa <

(to be private tour)

because of the seasonal price change, please contact for a quote of this program.

Day01 Arrive in Xining
Fly to Xining from other city, met and transferred to hotel.


Day02 Xining
Drive 25km to Ta'er monastery (located in Huangzhong county), it is the biggest monastery in Qinghai(of Gelupa order) which was the birth place of Chongkhaba (founder of Gelupa). In Xining city, visit the Dongguan Muslim temple (one of the 4 most famous Muslim temple in China).


Day03 Xining to Korkolor Lake (Qinghai Lake) to Golmud (326KM)tree
Climbing over the Sun - Moon mountain and drive past Daotanghe to get close to the Korkolor lake area, spending some time by the lake to enjoy the beauty of it, this lake is the biggest lake in Tibet - Qinghai plateau and has a water area over 4500 square kms. In which are two famous islands' the Bird island and the Haixin island.
In the late afternoon, arriving at Golmud, a big city on desert.


Day04 Golmud to Tuotuoheyan (5000m) (410KM)
On the way there, through the 4780m - high Kunlun pass (one pass of Mt. Kunlun ranges) and over Tsumar'er river and Tongtian river (tributes of the upper reach of yangtse river). 10km to the east of Kunlun pass is Yuzhufeng (Peak Yuzhu, 6178m), from April through to October is the nice season for mountaineering. Here is a nice equipped hospital. The impressive view here is to see the sunrise at the Tuotuohe bridge.


Day05 Tuotuoheyan to Amdo to Nakchu (450KM)
90km to the west of Wenquan (160km to the south of Tuotuoheyan) is the road to Mt. Geladandong (6621m) where the yangtse river originates. Then drive over the Tangghula pass (5231m) to arrive at Amdo (4500m) and Nakchu (4500m) (155km between Amdo and Nakchu). The Sichuan - Tibet highway (by northern route) and Qinghai to Tibet highway meet here. At Nakchu, visit Xiaodeng monastery of Bon religion and the horse race festival (begins on 10th, August every year).


Day06 Nakchu to Namtso lake to Lhasa (500KM)
Namtso is the biggest lake in Tibet, and the second holiest lake in the pilgrims' hearts, its elevation is 4718m, beside it is grand Nyianchen Tanghula mountain, its peak (of 7162m) can be clearly viewed from the lakeside. Around the lake is huge and vast prairie. In this afternoon, passing Yangbajing geothermos fields and the Duilong river to Lhasa. nakchu


Day07 Lhasa
In the morning, visit the grand - looking Potala Palace, which was built in the 7th century for the King. In the afternoon, visit Jokhang temple and stroll in the famous local bazaar - Parkhor street.


Day8 Lhasa
Visit Tsepung monastery which is the biggest monastery in Tibet. Then visit Sera monastery and Norbulingka which can give you deep impression of Tibet arts and civilization.


Day09 Lhasa to your destination by air or by train
At the agreed time, the driver and the guide will come to meet you, send you to Lhasa airport or Lhasa railway station for your departure.

** if you plan to leave by train, please inform us on your query.


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