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$87.66 Transfers & Ground Transport

Lanzhou Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Airport

Please wait in the hotel lobby.  Your driver will find you by eye contact, or read your name from his pickup list.  The hotel pickup is 24 hours available.  The local tour operator is your back up in Lanzhou.    He/she has all information of your driver and vehilce. Frequently Asked Questions:Q:  Is your service better than calling a taxi on site?   A:  Taxi service is not always available in Lanzhou.  If the hotel doormen can not find a taxi for you in time, the stress of waiting for a taxi will cause big problem.   Using our service, you will have a better vehicle with service from a reliable driver, at your preferred pickup time.   Q:  What should I do if I can not find my driver?  A:  Telephone the local travel agent.  The staff will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese standing beside you, find out your exact location.  Then please wait here.  Your driver will come to you.  Do not move!  Do not go to airport by yourself. Q:  How can I modify a reservation? A:  Please use the urgent contact number on your voucher, contact the local travel agent as early as possible.    Q:  How can I cancel a reservation?  A:  Please use the urgent contact number on your voucher, contact the local travel agent as early as possible.     Q:  Will the driver telephone me before pickup? A:  No.  Your driver does not speaking in English.  The local travel agent will be your backup.

$87.66 Transfers & Ground Transport

Lanzhou Private Arrival Transfer: Railway Station to Hotel

When your driver arrives at the railway station, he will first check the Arrival Train Information Board, find your train code, then go to the exit from where you will come out. He will hold your name sign and wait for you to show up. Please follow him to the parking lot. The service is delivered by an experienced driver from a national car rental company, and an English speaking travel agent staff for backup support. Price is inclusive of all charges such as peak hour charges, midnight charges, city area surcharge, toll and parking fees. This private transfer service is 24 hours available in Lanzhou. Frequently Asked Questions: Q: What should I do if I can not find my driver? A: Telephone the local travel agent. The staff will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese standing beside you, find out your exact location. Then please wait here. Your driver will come to you. Do not move! Q: What happens if my train is delayed? A: Additional charge will be asked to pay in cash to your driver. Please telephone the local travel agent right after you know the train is delayed. You are required to telephone again after boarding the train. The local travel agent needs the updated train information to tell your driver to leave, or to wait. So if you make a phone call only after your late arrival in Lanzhou, no pickup and no refund. Q: What is the luggage allowance? A: Each passenger (aside from infant) can check in with a maximum of 1 piece of luggage, total dimension not exceeding 158 cm (62 inch), wheels, handles and side pockets included. Each bag should not weigh over 20kg (44 lbs). Excessive and over-sized bag as subject to the availability of the storage space of the vehicle, may incurring surcharge. Q: Will the driver telephone me from the railway station? A: No. Your driver does not speak in English. Telephone the English speaking travel agent staff if you need any help.

$54.87 Transfers & Ground Transport

Lanzhou Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Railway Station

The hotel pickup and transfer service is delivered by an experienced driver from a national car rental company, and an English speaking travel agent staff for backup support. Your driver will find you in your hotel lobby by eye contact, or spell out your name. There are 2 railway stations in Lanzhou: Lanzhou Station and Lanzhou West Station. Please buy your train ticket first, then book this transfer service. Your departure train code is required upon reservation. The hotel pickup time is 2 hours prior of train departure time. This private transfer service is 24 hours available. Frequently Asked Questions: Q: Is your service better than calling a taxi on site? A: Taxi service is not always available in Lanzhou. Sometimes the hotel doormen can not find a taxi for you in time, especially in rush hour, early morning or weekend. Using this transfer service, you will have a better vehicle, better service from a reliable national car rental company, plus 24/7 backup from a local travel agent. Q: What should I do if I can not find my driver? A: Telephone the local travel agent. The staff will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese standing beside you, find out your exact location. Then please wait here. Your driver will come to you. Do not move! Q: Will the driver telephone me before pickup? A: No. Your driver does not speaking in English. The local travel agent will be your backup. Q: Will the driver help me to check in at the railway station? A: No. Your driver will drop you off outside the departure hall of the station. Usually it is the non-parking area. Q: What is the luggage allowance? A: Each passenger (aside from infant) can check in with a maximum of 1 piece of luggage, total dimension not exceeding 158 cm (62 inch), wheels, handles and side pockets included. Each bag should not weigh over 20kg (44 lbs). Excessive and over-sized bag as subject to the availability of the storage space of the vehicle, may incurring surcharge.

$629 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: 4-Night Trip From Lanzhou to Xining

Day 1. Arrival Lanzhou.Upon arrival Lanzhou, you will be met by the guide and transferred to the hotel located in the city downtown of Lanzhou, the capital of the Gansu province. You will walk along the Yellow River park in the afternoon if time permits. Accommodation: Lanzhou 4-Star Legend Hotel or equivalentDay 2. Lanzhou to Linxia (BL)After hotel breakfast, your guide will take you to visit Gansu Museum where there is must-see statue "Galloping Horsing On The Swallow" that was excavated in Wuwei in 1969, which is the token of China Tourism. After the museum, you will take 3-hour ride to Linxia where you will take a speed boat to go across Liujiaxia Reservoir on the Yellow River to visit Binlin Temple Grottoes that was constructed from the 3rd century with amazing statues and frescos. Meanwhile the Grottoes are located beside imposing Stone Forest of the Yellow River. You will stay here about 2 hours, then take speed boat back to your vehicle. Accommodation: Linxia 4-Star Hehuang Hotel or equivalentDay 3. Linxia/Xiahe Labrang (BL)After hotel breakfast, you will be driven about 2 hours to Xiahe, Labrang in Tibetan Language. Labrang Monastery was founded in 1709 by the first Jamyang Shêpa, Ngawang Tsondru. It is Tibetan Buddhism's most important monastery town outside the Tibetan Autonomous Region. There are hundreds of lamas studying in the monastery. You will walk along the monastery with your guide, and visit the most import temples here in the afternoon. Accommodation: Labrang 4-Star Civil Aviation Hotel or equivalentDay 4. Xiahe/Xining(B)After hotel breakfast, you will be driven about 6 hours to Xining. You will visit  Longwu Monastery on the way, which is a typical Tibetan Buddhism temple.  Accommodation: 4-Star Qinghai Hotel or equivalentDay 5. Departing from Xining (BL)You will be transferred to visit Kumbum Monastery which is about 25 km from Xining. As birth place of Tsongkhpa who was the founder of Yellow Hat School of Tibetan Buddhism, Kumbum Monastery has impressive Buddha states, yak butter carvings etc. You will stay here for about 2 hours before transferring to Xining airport or Xining railway station where the trip concludes. You can book our another tour 32685P86 to Zhangye.  Note: Please book your flight departing from Xining airport after 3 pm.

$519 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Private Tour to Binglingsi Grottoes and Lambrang Monastery from Lanzhou

Day 1: Arrive at Lanzhou   (L/D)           Our professional tour guide will meet you at the arriving hall of Lanzhou airport or high speed train station. Transfer to the     downtown, visit the Iron Bridge, White Pagoda Hill, Water Wheel Garden along the Yellow River. Accommodation : Lanzhou Legend Hotel **** Day 2: Lanzhou – Xiahe  (B/L/D)          After breakfast, transfer to Binglingsi Grottoes, we will by boat on the yellow for 30 minutes to the grottoes  It has been 1600 years since the Lower Temple was established in the Western Qin Dynasty (385-431) of the Sixteen States period (304-439). Nowadays, there are 216 grotto shrines, 815 figures of Buddha and 1,000 square meters mural.  On the way to Xiahe, you will pass Moslem area to visit Moslem markets and Mosques, passing through terraced fields and Tibetan villages.       Accommodation: Baoma Hotel *** (Tibetan style hotel) Day 3: Xiahe  (B/L/D)       Visit Labrang Lamasery, one of the six main lamaseries of the Yellow Sect of Buddhism and the largest Lamaism institute in the world with a large collection of scriptures volumes. The site of Labrang Lamasery is named Xiahe which is often referred to as “ Little Tibet ”. In the afternoon visit the Old Octagonal Town, it was initially established in 1st century AD. The Tibetan and Han people live in this town from the ancient until today, let’s visit a local Tibetan family in this town, and tasty the Tibetan food, yogurt, Zangba and milk tea. Accommodation: Baoma Hotel *** (Tibetan style hotel) Day 4: Xiahe – Lanzhou (B/L/D)         Get up early, join in the local people’s praying, circling the whole temple, it will take about an hour to walk. Then, go back to the hotel enjoy the breakfast.By bus back to Lanzhou, Tour ends.       You may connect your high speed train to Zhangye in the later afternoon. Welcome to book your next trip, continue your Silk Road tour, the next tour code is 40805P9

$389 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Private Trip to Maiji Mountain Grottoes, Fuxi Temple, Dadiwan from Tianshui

Day 1: Arrive at Tianshui  (D)            By flight or high speed train arrive at Tianshui, Our professional tour guide will meet you at the arriving hall Transfer to the downtown, Accommodation : Tianshui Sunshine Hotel Day 2: (B/L/D)           Enjoy breakfast in the hotel, by car / van to Maiji Moutain Grottoes,  there are morn than 7,200 stone carvings and clay sculptures preserved very well, also called “Museum of the Oriental Sculpture ”. Tianshui is the hometown of Fuxi, who, the ancestor of the Chinese nation was born here, legend has Fuxi created language, Eight Trigrams and taught people etiquette for the development of civilization of human.In the afternoon, you will visit The Fuxi temple and the folk-custom museum in the town.           The folk-custom museum is based on a local Hu’s residence, it was consist of a southward compound and northward compound, the original domestic architectures of the residential compounds have been well- preserved.Accommodation : Tianshui Sunshine Hotel Day 3: (B/L/D)          You will be transferred by comfortably air-conditioned private vehicle to Dadiwan Museum, it will take about 1.5 hours on the way, you will see the local village's scenery. The Dadiwan Museum opened in 2011,The site has a history ranging from 4,800 to 8,000 years Right in here, one may witness the most ancient Chinese paintings, specimens of crops, painted potteries, characters of Chinese language, concrete ground floor and Chinese palatial architectures.        We will show you to a local restaurant to taste local food. walk around in the local old street.        In the afternoon visit the Nanguo Temple is famous for a 2,500 years old cypress being water continuously by an ever-bubbling fountain.Accommodation : Tianshui Sunshine Hotel Day 4: (B)        Enjoy your breakfast in the hotel, transfer to the high speed train station or the airport for your next destination.       (There are a lot of high speed trains go to Lanzhou and further of the Silk Road)        Tour ends, wish you have a pleasant trip with us, and welcome to book our next trip in Gansu province, Tour code is 40805P10 , 40805P9