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Private Day Tour in Xining
"At 9:00am your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. Then you will be driven to Kumbum Monastery which is 16 miles (25 kilometers) from Xining. Kumbum is one of the six biggest Tibetan Monasteries. The founder of Yellow Hat Sect Tsongkhapa was born and grew up here before he went to Lhasa. You will view the Stupas Teaching Hall...etc. The amazing Butter sculpture exhibition in the monastery will definitely impress you. Afterwards you will be transferred to a local restaurant for lunch. Then you will be transferred to Dongguan Mosque in Xining that is the biggest mosque in Xining with traditional Chinese architecture and very different from Arabic style. You guide will take you for a visit at a local market near the mosque where you can see
From $89.00
 
Half- Day Potala Palace Tour from Lhasa
"Your local guide will meet you in your hotel lobby then take a taxi with you to the Potala Palace.On this half day tour you will spend half day on exploring the highlights of the Tibetan capitol the Potala Palace. The exotic structure stands 13-stories-high and contains more than 1000 rooms. The palace is divided into two sections. The White Palace which was built in the mid-17th century provided living quarters for the fifth through the fourteenth Dalai Lamas. From the White Palace pilgrims climb to the central Red Palace
From $102.00
 
Full-Day Tour of Ulaanbaatar With Museum and Black-market
"This full-day tour of Ulaanbaatar showcases the best of the city known as the “Da Huree - Big Town.” You will kick off their morning with a stop at Chinggis Khaan Square where they will get an up-close look at the statue of the former leader on you will journey to Gandan Monastery which was constructed as an homage to the Buddhism in Mongolia. Travelers can wander the grounds of the Bogd Khan's summer palace which dates all the way back to 1770-1920! The historic halls are lined with decorative turtle shell inscribed with the names of the queens and his followers. Five impressive courtyards with paths once reserved for the Emperor of the palac the black-market is closed on Tuesday you will tour the Kharkhorin market instead. Enjoy a traditional Mongolia lunch
From $75.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Thimphu

Hiking the Royal Botanical Garden

Hiking through the Royal Botanical Garden (which is more akin to a National Park than a garden), the landscape has a wide variety, ranging in elevation over 800 m and covering a diverse array of...
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Dec 11, 2010

Cheers! Take in some Arra

Arra is a local distilled spirit, often made from one of a variety of grains (maize, millet, barley are most common, rice is possible as well). It is a common beverage especially in the eastern...
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Dec 01, 2010

The National Stadium

Its name is Changlimithang Stadium. It is the site of the national archery ground, a large football stadium cum parade ground, basketball, tennis and squash courts as well as the headquarters of the...
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Jan 20, 2005

Weekend Market

It's highly suggested that you plan at least one weekend to be in Thimphu, as you can go to the biggest market in the country. This market (“Sabji Bazaar” ) is in a permanent set of stalls orth of...
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Oct 28, 2004

Handicrafts Section in the Market

At the morthern end of the market is a collection of stalls of indigenous goods and handicrafts section. Here you'll find locally produced goods, including religious objects, cloth, baskets and...
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Sep 03, 2004

Sangygang View Point

Not every guide would think of bringing you up there, but you have to ask for it. It's a very impressing place to see the whole capital city and Thimphu valley, beyond the praying flags.
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Jan 20, 2005
 
 
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