We will arrive in Lanzhou on Saturday afternoon, June 5th, and spend the evening in a city hotel. The next morning we will meet our Tibetan guide and depart by mini-bus for Xiahe, site of Labrang Monastery. On the way we will stop for lunch at Linxia, an historic Hui Muslim town.
After two days in the Xiahe area we will depart for Langmusi, another Tibetan monastery town, on Wednesday, June 9th.
On Friday afternoon we arrive at Jiuzhaigou National Park, a Unesco World Heritage site, where we will spend two days hiking and exploring. Sunday will find us at the small Tibetan town of Songpan, where you can hike or horseback ride. The next morning we will take a day trip to Huanglong National Park.
Our trip ends on Tuesday afternoon, June 15th, when we arrive at Chengdu, in Sichuan Province. The next morning we will return to Beijing by air.This will provide you with a free day in Beijing to shop, pack, or just relax after life on the road, before departing for the US on Friday afternoon, June 18th.