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Yellow River Mother Statue
3 Days Lanzhou Short Break

Highlights: Gansu Provincial Musuem, White Pagoda Mountain, Bingling Temple

Though not as famous as Dunhuang and Zhangye, Lanzhou is a very important tourist destination in Gansu. Firstly it is the gateway to Zhangye and Dunhuang. Secondly, it has something unique to explore. In this tour, you will explore the best highlights of Lanzhou city area, such as Gansu Provincial Museum, White Pagoda Mountain, etc. After that, take a side trip to the famous Bingling Temple.

from $489
Labrang Monastery
4 Days Lanzhou Labrang Monastery Tour

Highlights: Labrang Monastery, Sangke Grassland, Bingling Temple, White Pagoda Mountain

Wondering what you can get from this trip? An impressive contrast of different insects of Buddhism - Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism. Explore their difference from their architecture styles, history, arts, monks, etc. The biggest highlight is the "World University of Tibetan Buddhism" - Labrang Monastery.

from $592
Maijishan Grottoes
4 Days Maijishan Grottoes & Zhangye Danxia Tour

Highlights: Maijishan Grottoes, Zhangye Danxia Landform, White Pagoda Mountain, Bullet Train

Tianshui is not only the birthplace of Eight Diagrams, but also has one of the best Buddhist grottoes in China - Maijishan. This tour takes you to explore all of them, and extend your trip via Lanzhou to Zhangye to marvel at magic Rainbow Mountains.

from $618
Rongwu Monastery
5 Days Amdo Tibetan Culture Experience Tour

Highlights: Qinghai Lake, Taer Monastery, Rongwo Monastery, Labrang Monastery, Bingling Temple

You may have no idea that the whole Tibetan Region includes three separate areas - Tibet, Kham and Amdo. This 5 Days tour takes you to explore the famous Tibetan monasteries of Amdo areas, such as Taer Monastery, Rongwu Monastery, Labrang Monastery. You will also experience local Tibetan living culture.

from $829

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Zhangye Danxia Landform Photography
6 Days Hexi Corridor Discovery Tour(Zhangye/Jiayuguan/Dunhuang)

Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang

Around 1,600 years ago, the Buddhism was brought to China through the Hexi Corridor and expanded there. The armies of ancient China fought against the invasions from nomadic kingdoms in sumless battles at the Hexi Corridor. Merchants from Europe and Middle Asia entered the Hexi Corridor and got to Chang'an(Xian of today) for business. This tour takes you to explore this glorious wonder land - Hexi Corridor. The Best highlights are Zhangye Danxia Landform, Jiayuguan Fort, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains.

from $892
Zhangye Danxia Landform Views After Rain
8 Days Gansu Highlights Tour

Lanzhou / Xiahe / Jiayuguan / Dunhuang

Traveling in Gansu is quite different from traveling other places. The landscape here are vast and grand - the incredible Danxia Landform, stretching Gobi deserts, etc. At the same time, Gansu is a famous historical place full of legendary stories.

from $1284
Xinjiang Tianchi Lake
11 Days In-depth Wild Silk Road Adventure Tour (Cultural Relic & Unrivalled Landscape)

Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang - Turpan - Urumqi - Kashgar

In the ancient time, travelers and merchants from Europe and Middle Asia take the Silk Road in Xinjiang and Gansu to get to the prosperous inner cities, such as Xian and Luoyang. Though the Silk Road has become a history, there are a lot of historical sites left - Buddhist grottoes, old cities and towns, bazaars, etc. At the same time, the wild and spectacular natural beauty of Xinjiang and Gansu never changes.

from $2078
Taer Monastery Barbola
10 Days Qinghai & Gansu Highlights Tour

Xining - Tongren - Xiahe - Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang

Covering two popular travel destinations of northwestern China, this tour takes you to explore the profound cultural deposits of both Qinghai and Gansu. Start from the beautiful Qinghai Lake, and finish your tour at the Louvre of Buddhism - Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes.

from $1647

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