Beijing Xining Lanzhou Xiahe Zhongwei Yinchuan 6-Day Tour
Day By Day Itinerary ( B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner )
Beijing - Xining by morning flight （ L )
Xining - Lanzhou by morning train - Xiahe by road ( B L )
After lunch, drive 75 km southwest of Lanzhou to Binglingsi Grottoes. "Bingling" means "thousand Buddhas" or "ten-thousand Buddhas" in the Tibetan language. Also known as Bingling Temple, the grottoes are carved on Jishi Hill 75 km from Lanzhou. Bingling Temple Grottoes are famous for stone sculptures of Budda Buddhist pagodas in relief and murals of Esoteric Buddhism.
Then continue to drive from Bingling Temple to Xiah which takes about five hours. Xiahe is well noted for its old Laprung Temple. Xiahe is densely populated by Tibetan people. Stay at Laprung Hotel.
Xiahe - Lanzhou by Road ( B L )
After lunch, visit Sangke Grassland, around and beyond the village of Sangke, 14km southwest of Xiahe, large expanses of open grasslands, where the Tibetans graze their yak herds. In summer these rolling pastures are at their greenest and abound with wildflowers.
Then drive 280km back to Lanzhou and stay at the hotel in Lanzhou.
Lanzhou - Zhongwei by train No.K44B ( 16:16 - 21:58 ) ( B L )
After lunch, transferred to Lanzhou Train Station and take train No.K44B ( 16:16 - 21:58 ) for Zhongwei. Arrival at Zhongwei, met by our representative from Zhongwei and transferred to your hotel in Zhongwei.
Zhongwei - Yinchuan by train no.(20:41-23:44) ( B L ）
Then drive back to the city center of Zhongwei. After lunch, move on to Gao Temple. The Gao Temple is a temple complex originally built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD). Later it was renovated many times. The present temple is a grand jumble of buildings and styles covering an area of about 4000 square meters.
After dinner, take train no.(20:41-23:44) for Yinchuan. Arrival in Yinchuan, met by our representative in Yinchuan and transferred to your hotel in Yinchuan.
Yinchuan - Beijing by evening flight for Beijing （ B L）
1.Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Museum - Located in the old district of Yinchuan city, the museum is placed in the Chengtian Temple and the main building of the temple is used as its central hall. It is a comprehensive-level museum that displays the Ningxia historical artifacts, local customs, and art collections and mnay more.
2.Western Xia Tombs - The Western Xia tombs is located at the foot of the Helan Mountains in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The tomb area covers 9 imperial mausoleums and 250 tombs of imperial relatives and officials. The Western Xia state existed between 1038 and 1227, when it was finally taken over by the Mongols under Chingis Khan.
3. Ningxia Sand Lake Scenic Resort (Shahu) - The Sand Lake Scenic Resort is a nice site for holiday makers. The resort has a lake, sand dunes, fishing and is a great place to do some bird watching.
After dinner, take the evening flight for Beijing.
Met by our representative in Beijing and transferred to your hotel in Beijing.
|Featured Hotels for this tour:|
|Xiahe||Laprung Hotel or same class|
|Lanzhou||Sunshine Plaza or same class|
|Zhongwei||Yixing Hotel or same class|
|Yinchuan||Kaida Hotel or same class|
1.All transfers and city transportation for your own use
2.Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
3.Private car or van with English speaking guide
4.Hotel with breakfast
5.Beijing-Xining flight, Xining-Lanzhou-Zhongwei-Yinchuan train, Yinchuan - Beijing flight
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1.Tips to your tour guide and driver
2.Travel insurance for your coverage of injury or accident
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