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Labrang Monastery, one of the six major Gelugpa monasteries, still preserves the most complete education system and institutions of Tibetan Buddhism. It is also a treasure house which houses inestimable Buddhist scripture rolls, paintings and other art works. Every dawn the sacred Morning Prayer marks the start of the Lamas assiduous practicing. This private Lanzhou tour itinerary will lead you to explore the monastery.
This 3-day Zhangye tour package will show you the beautiful Danxia landform of the Rainbow Mountains. You can also stop by Buddhist Shrines like Giant Buddha Temple, Zhangye Museum, and Mati Temple Grottoes.
Set out for an ancient Silk Road tour from Lanzhou, via Zhangye and Jiayuguan, to Dunhuang. Trace historical wonders such as the Overhanging Great Wall, Tomb Murals of the Wei and Jin Dynasties and the Mogao Caves. Admire natural wonders including Danxia Geological Park, Crescent Lake and Echoing-Sand Mountain.
Tianshui is a city full of historical and cultural glamour. This 1-day tour covers essential attractions, including the mysterious Maiji Caves where you can appreciate Buddhist grotto arts, Fuxi Temple worshipping one of three mythological emperors of China, and the Ming-style Nanzhaizi Folk Dwellings.
On this 6-day tour, we will take an in-depth look at Tibetan Buddhism and local culture by visiting grottoes and century-old monasteries. In addition, sightseeing at stunning Qinghai Lake will let you escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, which is a nice chance to embrace the freshness of nature.
This 8-day odyssey tour covers the essential sightseeing spots of Sichuan, like Jiuzhai Valley and Huanglong Scenic Area, and Tibetan culture immersion in proximity of Labrang Monastery and Langmusi Monastery in Gansu Province.
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    4.714 Reviews
    Lyle Perdomo
    Australia
    Posted on June 30, 2020
    The scenery of the Lanzhou tour was very beautiful. The Ganjia Prairie impressed me most. What I enjoyed there were the boundless grassland, blue sky, white clouds, and bright flowers in full bloom. It was so beautiful!The natural scenery, quiet temple, and pious people in Lanzhou touched my heart deeply.
    Cindy White
    United Kingdom
    Posted on June 02, 2020
    A worthwhile Lanzhou tour! I enjoyed every scenic spot on this trip. There were Tibetan-style buildings and many Lamas in the Labrang Monastery. I could see the local people plunged themselves to pray and worship. I was so moved! The other sites were also very amazing as well as the natural scenery along the way.
    Alan
    USA
    Posted on May 06, 2020
    The scenery of the Northwest regions in China was so vast that it broadened my eyes. The itinerary was reasonable and many famous scenic spots were included. I had a good time on the Lanzhou tour. It is better to take enough water and food if you are going to ride for a long time.
    Lisa
    USA
    Posted on March 25, 2020
    We got a happy time on the 6 days Lanzhou tour to Dunhuang! The tour guides and the drivers were hospitable, and each scenic spot was explained in detail. We had a good understanding of the culture of Lanzhou and Dunhuang.

    Besides, our meals and accommodations were properly arranged. The Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park was stunning and also be sure to visit Mogao Caves and Echoing-Sand Mountain!
    Kelvin
    Australia
    Posted on February 14, 2020
    A wonderful experience of 4-day Lanzhou tour! Both the guide and driver were experienced and offered us thoughtful services. The Grand Soluxe Hotel in Lanzhou was especially excellent. Located in the urban center, it was easily found and we could explore other places we wanted by convenient transportation. Its luxury decorations and the beautiful surroundings made our vacation more unforgettable! Highly recommended!
    Chris Lee
    United States
    Posted on January 19, 2020
    The meals and accommodation were of high quality. We visited many beautiful and specular attractions such as Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, Jiayuguan Great Wall, Crescent Lake, Echoing-Sand Mountain, and Mogao Grottoes. The travel route combined the natural scenery with the cultural landscape, which was worth to visit and took your breath away! The guides were very enthusiastic and approachable. They introduced the culture and history of each city carefully. And I didn’t feel boring along the way. They also explained the scenic spots in detail. That’s great. I had a good time on the Lanzhou tour. Highly recommended! ... More
    Brendaly Hilton
    Australia
    Posted on December 24, 2019
    The itinerary of 4 days tour of Lanzhou was tight but didn’t make me tired. I learned much knowledge about Buddhist culture especially Tibetan Buddhism in the Labrang Monastery. I could also feel the power of the local people's devout faith. I recommend this tour to those who want to know Chinese Buddhism culture.
    Cindy
    USA
    Posted on November 26, 2019
    The guides arranged the itinerary thoughtfully. The accommodation and food lived up to my expectations. The Lanzhou tour came to a successful end!
    George Sari
    Canada
    Posted on October 28, 2019
    A happy Lanzhou tour! I was so excited about this trip, which was far better than I had expected. The scenery which couldn’t be seen in my hometown was too splendid. The itinerary was very good. Airport pick-up and drop-off were timely. The experienced drivers drove steadily and we didn’t feel very tired in the car. The guides were friendly and careful. In addition to introducing the scenic spots, they also help to take photos and took good care of us. I was so touched. I’d like to recommend this tour to my friends! ... More
    James Hallin
    New Zealand
    Posted on September 29, 2019
    The hotels were in good locations and had clean and quiet environments. The guides explained enthusiastically all the way and also introduced many local snacks. The drivers drove steadily and well. It is suggested that you pay a careful visit to Mogao Grottoes because the history of Mogao Grottoes is also very attractive besides the beautiful murals and statues. I enjoyed the Lanzhou tour!
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