Lhasa to Lanzhou Tour via Nagchu-Xining-Kokonor - 16 Days
This route traverses the desolate west Kokonor Plateau of the far-east Tibet region, to reach the fabled Kokonor one of inner Asia’s largest lakes, before travelling through the Kumbum, Rebkong and Lhabrang which are at the cultural heart of Amdo. The Rebkong style of painting is particularly renowned. Chengguan, Qilihe, Xigu, Honggu and Anning are the five districts comprising Lanzhou's downtown. Chengguan District, situated in eastern Lanzhou, is the center of politics, economy, culture, scientific research and transportation. In northwestern Lanzhou, Anning District is the economic development zone as well as the area where most colleges are located.
Zhongxin Square, also named Dongfanghong Square is the largest in Lanzhou situated in the central area of the city. There is Dongfanghong Department Store in the south, Guofang Shopping Center in the east and Lanzhou Gym sitting in the west. The square is the daily entertainment place for local people and is also an ideal shopping area for tourists.
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa, 95 KM from airport to city, it takes 2 hours drive.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 03: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 04: Drive to Nakchu 320 Km, it takes 6 hours drive and overnight at Guest house.
Day 05: Drive to Amdo. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 06; Drive to Totohakha. Overnight at Guest house.
Day 07: Drive to Glumud. Overnight at Hotel
Day 08: Drive to Xinging. Overnight at hotel
Day 09: Drive to Kokonor
Day 10: Kokonor drive to Zeling. Overnight at Hotel
Day 11: Zeling drive to Kubum Monastery. Overnight at Zeling Guest house.
Day 12: Zeling drive to Rebkong Monastery. Overnight at Guest house.
Day 13: Drive to Lhabrang. Overnight at Guest house.
Day 14: Sightseeing at Lhabrang monastery.
Day 15: Drive to Lenzhou. Overnight at Hotel
Day 16: Fly to your next destination. End of the trip.