5 Days Birdwatching Tour to Qinghai Lake

Tour Code: CTXN02
Tour Duration: 5 Days
Attractions: Ta'er Monastery, Dongguan Mosque, Bird Island

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Xining Arrival

Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement

Upon arrival you will be met by your local tour guide and transferred to the hotel. Free at leisure the rest of the day.

Day 2 Xining to Qinghai Lake to Bird Island (B, L, D)

Transfer via: Private Vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Ta'er Monastery

This morning we will visit to Ta'er Monastery. It is one of the six great monasteries of the Yellow Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism, built in 1557 on sacred land. Still quite active with 600 monks. It is the birthplace of Tsong Khapa, founder of the Yellow Hat (Gelupa sect), and is known for its sculptures of human figures, animals and landscapes carved out of Yak Butter.

Then we will drive Northwest for the Bird Island. Watch birds and enjoy the beautiful landscape.

Day 3 Bird Island (B, L, D)

Watch birds and enjoy the beautiful view.

Day 4 Bird Island to Xining (B, L)

Transfer via: Private Vehilce on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Dongguan Mosque.

This morning, you will have more chance to watch birds. Then we will drive back to Xining.

Have a visit to the Dongguan Mosque. It's the biggest mosque in Qinghai Province. It was built in 1380, and now boasts a history of more than 600 years. The Mosque is not only famous for its magnificent architecture but also as a religious education center and as the highest learning institution of Islam.

Day 5 Xining Departure (B)

Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement

Free at leisure until your guide pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to airport for your flight departure.

Tour Price

1. Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge. Some hotels will allow three adults and a small child.
2. Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
3. More people more discounts. Please enquire for more details.