- 8 to 9 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Experience the fantastic nature and scenery of Qinghai Lake with this private day trip from Xining. Choose from the varies departure time which suites your best, meet your friendly local tour guide and ride the private car to Qinghai Lake. Explore at your leisure, get to know the history of the Qinghai Lake and its people, admire the beauty of the area. You can choose the option to ride the horse along the lake or take the boat to experience the amazing view. This private day tour including English speaking tour guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, local lunch.
- Bottled water
- Transport by private vehicle
- Professional guide
- Boat ride if the related option been selected
- Hotel pickup and drop-off(for hotels in Xining city)
- Entrance Fee
- Entry/Admission - Lake Kokonor
- Horse Ride
Your Hotel in Xining City
Your guide and driver will meet you in your hotel's lobby in Xining at prearranged time. Heading directly to Qinghai Lake, which takes about 2.5 hours. Sit back and enjoy the secrecies along the way. Your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories on the way, feel free to ask questions if you have. On the way, if you want to stop some where for photos, please let your tour guide.
Qinghai Lake, in Mongolian language means blue lake. At an altitude of over 3,000 meters. It is the largest inland lake as well as the largest saline lake in China. The source of Qinghai Lake relies on the direct runoff and rainfalls, as well, another over 40 rivers empty into the lake. As a paradise for birdwatchers and cyclists, the blue water is fascinating. Around the lake, ethnic groups villages are there to remind the culture mix of Qinghai region. Qinghai Lake is an important place in history which has been the traditional meeting place between Mongolian and Tibetan societies.
Accompanied by your tour guide, gets to know the local people, history and life. You can choose to take the boat on the lake to enjoy the amazing view, or riding the horse along the lake at your own cost.
Later, you will stop at a local restaurant for lunch.
Afterwards, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Xining. On the way back, if you want to stop at any place for photos, just let your guide know.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.