Aba Ruoergai flower lake and the first bent of the Yellow river 4 days tourTour Code:TSG-ABA-0402
Start in:Chengdu End in: Chengdu
Destinations:Chengdu-Dujiangyan-Wenchuan-Miyaluo-Waqie-First Bent of Yellow River-Huahu Lake-Langmusi-Ruo'ergai-Hongyuan
Tour HighlightsRuo'ergai Priairie,a mystic land with many tour attractions. We can see the virgin and boundless prairie, and feel the purity of the snow on snow montains.Explore the Black-necked Crane Reserve and FlowerLake, famous for its flowers growing under water. Browse Tibetan Buddhist monasteries--Langmu monastery,and learn about mysterious Lamaism. Once arriving here, you will fully forget the noisy and busy cities and disgrace or honor of the mortal life, and you will feel so pure and simple in this nature realm.
Day 1:Chengdu-Dujiangyan-Wenchuan-Miyaluo-Waqie-Tangke (Altitude 3400m)
Driving to Waqie from chengdu, we can have many stops for marvelous views along the road accompanied by Zagunao River. Driving through skyscraping tunnel---Zegu Tunnel (Altitude 4,448m), and passing by Shuajingsi and Long'riba prairie, finally we arrive at Waqie(Sometimes we can arrive at Tangke town). The whole distance is about 476KM whick takes about 8-10 hrs.(When arriving at Long'riba prairie, if time permits, we can have a horse-riding as we like extra paid by yourself.)
Accommodation: Tangke First Bending hotel
Day 2:Tangke/Waqie-the First Bend of Yellow River-Huahu lake-Langmu monastery (Altitude 3300m)
We drive about 120KM to visit the First Bend of Yellow River, which is located at the border of Sichuan, Gansu and Qinghai, then we go to visit Suoke Tibetan monastery. After lunch, we will enjoy the charming natural landscape of Huahu (flower lake). It is a nature reserve for black-necked crane protection and the largest fenland in China.
Accommodation: Langmu monastery Hotel
Day 3:Langmu monastery-Ruo'ergai (Altitude 3,400m)
We will go to visit Langmu monastery and Gerdi monastery. The whole Langmu Monastery is like a small town. The Grand Hall does not have any enclosing walls. The murals, the painted red columns and the tranquil surrounding are all awe-inspiring. Then we can visit Gerdi Monastery which faces Langmu monastery across a river. If we are lucky, we can see the Mortal Body Bodhisattva in Gerdi Monastery. Or if we are bold, we can have a chance to see the famous Sky Funeral terrace of the Tibetans, it's the only place we can visit the special ceremony of the Tibetans. After visiting ,we drive about 90Km back to Ruo'ergai.
Accommodation: Dazang yangguang hotel or the similar class .
We will Go back Chengdun today, en route drop a visit to Taoping Village of the Qiang ethnic group. Finish the trip when arrive in Chengdu
Private Tour Prices (Based on per person and shown in RMB,see the exchange rate here)
* Room in the local best hotel available
* Private English tour guide.
* Private car with seasoned tour driver
*Your personal expenses,such as shopping.