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Wild Rebkong: Sleep in an Authentic Homestay

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What to Expect
DAY 1: REBKONG

8:30am - Pick up in your hotel in Xining

9:00am - In the morning, drive 3 hours (122km) to Rebkong, a lively Tibetan town known for its monastery

12:30pm - Eat lunch in town including some freshly made yak yoghurt

1:00pm - Explore the back alleys of Longwu Monastery, Qinghai’s largest monastery, to find out what life as a monk is really like. Explore the origins of Tibetan Thangka art as many of the Thangka across Tibet are produced in this monastery.

4:00pm - Drive 14km south of Rebkong to an authentic  homestay set against a incredible backdrop of red rock canyons.  This will be our cozy home for the next 2 nights.

5:00 pm - Settle into Tibetan homestay

DAY 2: VILLAGE LIFE IN THE TIBETAN COUNTRYSIDE

8:30am - Eat breakfast at Tibetan homestay

9:00am -  Spend the morning learning about Tibetan village life and walking by Buddhist meditation caves

1:00pm- Authentic Tibetan lunch with our homestay hosts

1:30pm - Spend the afternoon soaking in a natural hot springs pool in the Tibetan countryside

6:00pm - Dinner in our homestay

7:30pm- Rest and enjoy the peace and quiet

DAY 3: DAY HIKE AND RETURN TO XINING

8:00am - Eat breakfast at homestay

8:30am - Drive  to see Gartse Monastery, a small village monastery near the homestay

10:00am- 2.5 hour hike to Lagha Mountain.  Here we will summit a peak filled with prayer flags to get a great view of the village below.

1:00pm- Last lunch in Rebkong

2:00pm- Drive 3  hours back to Xining

5:00pm - Finish the tour in Xining, drop off at your hotel or apartment.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Xining, China (please let us know which hotel you are staying at in Xining and we can pick you up there)
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
3 days
Return Details
Xining, China
Inclusions
  • 2 nights accommodation in Tibetan homestay
  • Afternoon tea
  • Bottled water
  • All meals from lunch on Day one to lunch on Day 3
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities for driver and guide(recommended)
  • Visa and passport costs
  • Flights or trains to and from Xining
  • Each traveler is required to buy their travel insurance. We recommend World Nomads.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Languages Offered: English
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