Xining is the capital of Qinghai Province where you can visit Kumbum Monastery, one of the biggest monasteries for Tibetan Buddhism, and Dongguan Mosque.
What to Expect
At 9.00 am, your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby. Then you will be driven to Kumbum Monastery that is 25 km from Xining. Kumbum is one of the six biggest Tibetan Monasteries. The founder of Yellow Hat Sect, Tsongkhapa was born here and grew up here before he went to Lhasa. You will view the Stupas, Teaching Hall. The amazing butter sculpture exhibition will impress you in the monastery.
Afterwards you will be transferred to a local restaurant to have your lunch.
Continue to Dongguan Mosque in Xining, that is the biggest mosque in Xining with traditional Chinese architecture, that differs from Arabic style.
You guide will take you to visit a local market near the mosque, where you can see all kind of veggies, fruits, meat being sold here. Afterwards you will be transferred to your hotel where the trip concludes.
- Local guide
- Entrance fee
- Private vehicle with driver