5 days

This five-day tour is a true adventure in eastern Tibet Amdo. Come experience Amdo Tibetan nomad home-stay and venture with hosting families! You will be matched with either a Tibetan nomad or farmer family to fully immerse in Tibetan culture. This unique experience is rarely available in the market. You will visit Chabcha, Mangzong County, Sogwo Grassland, and Rebgong during your trip. Book this family friendly tour for quality Amdo Tibetan nomad home-stay and create precious memories of your own to cherish.

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TOUR STARTS FROM Xining, Qinghai Province
TOUR ENDS IN Xining, Qinghai Province
TOUR COST Contact us for exact trip cost
  • Like a local in Xining
  • The beautiful Qinghai lake
  • Explore Tibetan nomad and farmer families homestay
  • Camping with Tibetan nomad family
  • Explore Tibetan traditional Thangka painting in Rebgong
  • Rongwu monastery in Rebgong
Transportation Accommodations
Meal Entrance fee
Pick-up & drop-off Expenses of driver and guide
Travel insurance
Train/flight fare
Personal expenses
Driver gratuity

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DestinationAmdo & Kham
MonthAugust, July, June, May, November, October, September

Day 1: Qinghai Lake - Chabcha Town (Gong'he)

In the morning, you will drive from Xining to Lake Kokonor, also known as Qinghai Lake, the largest salt water source in Asia at 10,499 feet (3200 meters) above sea level. Arriving nearby the lake in the afternoon and drive to Chabcha Town through Shala Pass where you will see panoramic and stunning view of the lake. You can also possibly hike one to two hours up the mountain to Shala-pass (12,467 ft./3800 m. above sea level). Local nomads are herding their animals on the grassland here in summer where flowers are blossoming in this peaceful place. You will be able to get fresh yak-milk yogurt from local nomads. After that, you drive to Chabcha Town. Overnight: at a local hotel

Day 2: Mangzong County (Gui'nan)

Drive to Mangzong. En route, you will visit Atsok Monastery, a remote and old monastery, nearby the Yellow River where you can see the water flowing from the top into the valley. Cross the bridge over the Yellow River and continue driving to Kushug Village near Mangzong county. Overnight: Home-stay in a farm village.

Day 3: Sogwo Grassland

After breakfast with the Tibetan farmer family, you will drive to Sogwo through amazing grasslands of Tsekog. Stay and camp with a Tibetan-Mongolian nomad family where you can learn how to herd and milking yaks, a hands-on experience of Amdo nomad lifestyle. Overnight: Camp near a Tibetan nomad family

Day 4: Rebgong

Amdo town surrounding Longwo Monastery. It is also the prefecture of Huangnan. This place is rich in Tibetan culture and traditional arts, and it hosts a special Mountain God Festivals called ‘lurol’ in summer. Some of the villages and monasteries in this region are famous for their Tibetan thangka painting throughout Tibet. You will visit upper and lower Sengeshong Monastery to explore the arts of Tibetan thangka painting. Overnight: Home-stay

Day 5: Drive to Xining

You will drive back to Xining from Rebgong and be transferred to Lete hostel where this five days adventure concludes.
Tibet Nomad homestay Adventure
Camping in Amdo
Milking nomad woman
Nomad girl
Amdo and Kham Tours

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
November 13, 2015

Our magical journey traveling nomadic territories was unforgettable!. Norbu is an excellent guide!; He is friendly, gentle and very patient. We met beautiful natural places and camped with native people. If you want a cultural and spiritual experience out of the ordinary, this tour is highly recommendable!!. We are very happy, thanks a lot!! ^.^

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