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Lanzhou to Xiahe Labrang Monastery

LZ01: 5 Days Private Lanzhou - Labrang
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Day01 Arrival in Lanzhou
Our guide will meet you outside the baggage claim area at Lanzhou Airport and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is on your on to explore the city. 

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Day02 Lanzhou
Bingling Thousand Buddha Caves
Your tour will begin with a boat trip to Bingling Thousand Buddha Caves on this day. 'Bingling' means 'tens of thousand Buddhas' in Tibetan language, for there are many stone Buddha sculptures here. Due to good natural conditions and less artificial destruction, the site is well-preserved, including 183 caves, 776 Buddha statues, more than 900 square meters' mural painting and 6 pieces of calligraphy or carving inscriptions. Among these caves, the 169th cave is the most representative. Besides, the 176th, 126th, 128th and 16th caves are also quite famous.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day03 Lanzhou - Labrang
A Tibetan family visit
In the morning, you will come to Xiahe and then check in the hotel. Afterwards, continue the private tour to Sangke Prairie, a natural prairie which looks like a green carpet with numerous colorful flowers dotted on. Encircled by the mountains and cut through by a river in the middle like a Tibetan Hada, you will be astonished by this pastoral painting once arriving. The following Tibetan family visit will help you know more about the shepherd's life style and local customs in depth.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day04 Xiahe - Lanzhou
The tour today will focus on the Labrang Monastery, the center of Tibetan Buddhism and culture of Gansu, Qinghai and Sichuan. The monastery mainly consists of six grand halls, 84 temples, 31 Tibetan-style buildings and 30 Buddhist palaces. You will also watch Lamas doing morning practice when touring the monastery. Then, you will get back to Lanzhou and check in the hotel.

Meals: Chinese breakfast, Lunch
Day05 Departure from Lanzhou
Chinese retired people’s life
Your private tour will end today after a visit to the Waterwheel Garden. Originated from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the waterwheel is the oldest irrigation tool in Yellow River area of Lanzhou. The Waterwheel Garden is a theme garden exhibiting the waterwheel culture. Here, you could appreciate the waterwheel driven by the flowing water all year round to collect water from the river or cofferdam. Afterwards, our guide and driver will transfer you to the airport for your homebound flight. Our service ends here and we thank you for choosing TravelChinaGuide!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
LanzhouGrand Soluxe Hotel Gansu Legend Hotel
LabrangLabrang Civil Aviation Hotel Labrang Civil Aviation Hotel
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