Day Trips

It’s amazing how much beauty you can see in one day

Anytime of year

Half Day Cooking Class

1 day 2-20 $ Please Inquire USD/ person
Come learn to make Tibetan dumplings with us from real Tibetan nomads!  This is a recipe used across Tibet, Bhutan, India, and Nepal and you will enjoy not just making the food but eating the fruits of your labor!

Anytime of year

Two Unique Monasteries

1 day 2-25 $ Please inquire USD/ person
Only have one day to explore Xining?  Here is a great way to see 2 amazing Buddhist monasteries that are both very close to the capital of Qinghai Province.  These monasteries hold so many brilliant colors and so [...]

Sharzong Ritod Monastery Day Trip

1 day 2-20 $ 97 USD/ person
Walk up winding stairs into a hidden monastery perched high on a cliff face to encounter a small but beautiful temple built right into the rock. All this is only about 1.5 hours drive from Xining.

YouNing Monastery Day trip

1 day 2-25 $ 125 USD/ person
This is one of the most fantastic day trips you can make from Xining. If you have limited time and want to combine an incredible hike in craggy mountains with visiting a remote Buddhist hermitage tucked away in steep [...]

Shachung Monastery and day hike

1 day 2-25 $ 107 USD/ person
Drive 2 hours from Xining near the town of Hualong to Shachung Monastery, tucked on a high mountain ridge with direct views overlooking the emerald waters of the Yellow River. Take a stroll through the peaceful courtyards and temples [...]

Qinghai Lake Day Trip

1 day 2-25 $ Please Inquire USD/ person
Visit the shining turquoise waters of China’s largest saltwater lake. This lake is so huge that it really feels more like staring across a limitless expanse of ocean than just looking at mere lake. Whether you visit in the [...]

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