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Elope to Gannan Tibet Region 7 Days Journey

Price from USD 850 p/p

March to October Best Time
12 Group Size
3300 Max Altitude
Labarang monastery,Zhagana,Langmusi,Lianbaoyuze, Huanghu lake

Gannan is one of the 10 Tibetan Autonomous Regions, it is also said to be one of top 50 places to visit in Life. In Gannan, there are many ethnic nations. It is not exagerated to say Gannan is the utopia for religous loveres and dreamland for outdoor lovers. This route , we will visit Zhagana ancient village, Xia he, hui commnunity, Labrang monastery, Huanghe River, Huahu lake, Langmusi and visit ancient holy place where Milariba stayed.

Day 1: Lanzhou Arrival
Day 2: Lanzhou-Labrang Monastery-Xiaha
Day 3: Xiahe-Zhagana Ancient Village
Day 4: Zhagana-Huahu Lake-Huanghe River
Day 5: Tangke-Lianbaoyeze-Aba
Day 6: Aba-Awangcang Wetland-Langmusi
Day 7: Langmusi Monastery-Milariba-Lanzhou
Itinerary Details

Day 1:  Lanzhou Arrival

Arrive in Lanzhou by train/flight. After checking in, the rest time is for you to enjoy the city yourself. Time permitting, you can also try the famous Lanzhou Lamen.

Meal: No

Hotel: 3-star standard hotel (twin or triple room)

Day 2:  Lanzhou-Labrang Monastery-Xiaha

After breakfast, we will depart from Lanzhou and head for the Hui Community, which is composed of Dasi Lane, Xisi Lane, Beisi Lane, etc., where you can have a sip of authentic Hui lifestyle and be prepared to be amazed by its local art: brick sculpture, egg sculpture and wood sculpture. After lunch, we will proceed to Labrang Monastery, located at the foot of the Phoenix Mountain northwest of Xiahe County. The architectural layout of the Labrang Monastery belongs to the Tibetan style and the construction patterns are mostly Tibetan, Han's mode and a compound style of both Han's and Tibetan. The symbols of the whole construction are the White Towers both in the northeast and northwest.

Meal: B

Hotel: 3-star standard hotel (twin or triple room)

Labrang MonasteryLabrang Monastery

Day 3:  Xiahe-Zhagana Ancient Village

In the morning after breakfast, we will head for the famous Zhagana Ancient City, which is regarded as the "Garden of Eden". The whole Tibetan village is built along the mountain by wood. You can see the local villagers doing farmwork in this quiet but lively place. If you want to, renting a horse is also available (horse fee not included). Travelers who are not willing to do some leisure trekking, are welcome to pay a visit to the local family and experience their daily life. 

Meal: B

Hotel: Tibetan style hotel (twin or triple room)

Tibetan people at ZhaganaZhagana

Day 4:  Zhagana-Huahu Lake-Huanghe River

Get up early so we can take amazing photos of Zhagana Ancient Village at sunrise. Afterwards, we will proceed to Huahu Lake, located in the middle of Ruoergai Grassland in Sichuan and the Langmusi Monastery in Gansu. Seeing the reflections of the lights on the lake gives you the illusion that time has almost stopped for Huahu Lake's beauty. Later, we will continue to visit Huanghe River before dawn. Weather permitting, we will be able to capture the perfect moment when the sunset, river and the moon are in the same picutre. 

Meal: B

Hotel: 3-star standard hotel (twin or triple room)

Huahu lakeHuanghe River (Yellow River)

Day 5:  Tangke-Lianbaoyeze-Aba

After breakfast, we will head for Aba. During the drive, you can enjoy the grasslands, rivers,  yaks on the way. We will arrive in Aba at about 11 a.m. and after lunch our next destination is the well-known Lianbaoyeze. The grand mountain, clear water, marvellous waterfall, floating clouds, blue sky may give you the impression that you are actually in paradise. Don't rush as we will have enough time at this place.

Meal: B

Hotel: 3-star standard hotel (twin or triple room)


Day 6:  Aba-Awangcang Wetland-Langmusi

After breakfast, we will visit the Awangcang Wetland, where you can appreciate the Huanghe River from distance. Watching the curvy river flowing endlessly and the sheep grazing on the pasture is a special enjoyment for your busy life. In the afternoon, we will arrive at Langmusi Monastery, which is located between Sichuan and Gansu. There are actually  Langmusi Monastery in both Sichuan and Gansu respectively. Though sharing the same name, their construction style is quite different.

Meal: B

Hotel: 3-star standard hotel (twin or triple room)

LangmusiGannan Tour

Day 7:  Langmusi Monastery-Milariba-Lanzhou

If you want to enjoy the sunrise of Langmusi, please get up early. We will head for Milariba Bhuddist Library after breakfast. It's a library built to commemorate the Bhuddist master Milariba. After lunch, we will drive back to Lanzhou and tour ends.

Meal: B

Price Guide

Service Inclusions

1. Breakfasts

2. Accommodation

3. Local transfer

4. Entrance tickets (Langmusi, Zhagana, Huahu Lake and cable car, Huanghe River, Lianbaoyeze, Labrang Monastery)

5. Chinese/English speaking guide

6. Insurance

Service Exclusion

1. Train/flight to and leave Lanzhou

2. Personal expenses (drinking, horse riding)

3. Entrance tickets not mentioned (Sangke Grassland: 20 CNY)

4. Single room supplement

5. Train/flight to and leave Lanzhou

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