Visit the most influential and the largest Monastery of (yellow hat sect)of Tibetan Buddhism.
Visit the most cliff rock carvings of Bingling Temple.
Lanzhou to Xiahe Hotel:Civil Aviation Hotel (4-star） Meals:Lunch and Dinner Activities: Drive to xiahe and visit Bingling temple on the way
Our guide and driver will be expecting you at the hotel lobby to give you an exciting tour today. Start driving to Xiahe, first stop at Liujiaxia small town to visit Bingling Grottos which filled with Buddhist sculptures carved into natural caves and caverns in a canyon along the Yellow River.
So we have to take a boat from Liujiaxia town to Bingling temple which takes about one hour to get there through Liujiaxia Reservoir and we spend about 2 hours to explore the sculptures, carvings and frescoes which are outstanding examples of Buddhist artwork.
Our driver Waits for us at the other side of the Reservoir and drive us to Xiahe through many small beautiful villages.
Upon arrival at Xiahe at about 5:00pm first check into the hotel take a short rest and have dinner at a local restaurant.
Xiahe to Lanzhou Hotel:Not included Meals:Breakfast and Lunch Activities: Visit Labrang Monastery, Tibetan family visit and then drive to Lanzhou
Our guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to Labrang Monastery which is the largest, most influential and major monastery of the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The architectural layout follows true Tibetan style, while construction patterns are mixed with Chinese styles.
We spend about 3 hours to explore the monastery and have lunch at a local Tibetan family to learn more about Tibet culture and life.
Then leave for Lanzhou. It takes about 4 hours to drive to Lanzhou and check into your hotel
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