7 Days Garze Sichuan Tibetan area Tour

An unforgettable journey through the Tibetan Himalayas

  • 7 Days Garze Sichuan Tibetan area Tour
  • Best time: Apr - Dec
  • Group Size: 4 - 12
  • Tour Pace: Medium

Tour Summary

Garze in Sichuan is the second largest Tibetan area in China, often known as Kham.

From $957

The price of this tour depends on the season and comfort class. Click here for pricing details.

Included

  • English-speaking Tibetan guide
  • Safe tourist vehicle
  • 3-star comfortable hotel
  • All meas
  • All entrance fees
  • Lots of fun people
  • Forest hike
  • Small group!
  • Afternoon tea
  • Small group!
  • Camping and bbq

Excluded

  • Transport into and out of Chengdu
  • Hotel in Chengdu
  • Single room supplement fee
  • Tips for the guide and driver

Tour itinerary at glance

Day 1
Chengdu/Danba

Pick-up at hotel, start the trip

Day 2
Danba

Jiaju Tibetan Village

Day 3
Danba/Dingguoshan Mountain/Bamei

Dingguoshan Mountain, Afternoon tea

Day 4
Bamei

Huiyuan Monastery, Birth place of 11th Dalai Lam, Moshi Park

Day 5
Bamei/Longdeng Grassland/Daofu

Longdeng Grassland, Family visit, Daofu street, Camping and bbq

Day 6
Daofu/Tagong/Xinduiqiao

Tagong Monastery, Muya Golden Pogoda, Mt.Yala, Afternoon tea

Day 7
Xinduqiao/Chengdu

Drive back to Chengdu

Detailed itinerary

Day 1 - Chengdu/Danba

We pick up you at hotel early this morning and depart. It’s a long drive day today. You can rest in the car, enjoy beautiful snow mountains, grazing yaks, and vast grassland passing by.

  • 357km, 7-8rs drive

Day 2 - Danba

Today you can relax, have a good sleep, when you wake up, you will find yourself in a beautiful valley, outside of the window, it’s magnificent plateau and lovely villages await. Later we go to a local Tibetan house and have lunch with them. After it, we visit Suopo village, it is famous for ancient watchtowers.

  • 30km, 1hr drive

Day 3 - Danba/Dingguoshan Mountain/Bamei

Today we drive to the legendary Dingguoshan Mountain, it is pure lotusland for buddhists. The landscape here integrates countless snow mountains, grassland, forest and lakes. We will have a hike in the mountain around 2-3 hours. Later enjoy a nice afternoon tea we prepare for you.

  • 98km, 3hrs drive

Day 4 - Bamei

After breakfast, we visit Huiyuan Monastery, here the monk will kindly introduce you about Tibetan buddhism. We prepare you the yoga mat, let's have a peaceful meditation together. Later we visit the birth place of the 11th Dalai Lama. After that, drive to Moshi Park, the crushing, grinding and shearing rocks forest is just as if you were in the alien planet.

  • 36km, 30min drive

Day 5 - Bamei/Longdeng Grassland/Daofu

This morning we drive to the beautiful Longdeng Grassland in Daofu, here we visit a nomad family, experience real Tibetan nomadic lifestyle! After that we are invited to a local Daofu family, learn to make baozi. Later visit old street of daofu. If time allows, we can also learn to make Tibetan medicine mask, it is now an intangible cultural heritage. After that we drive to the lake side, set up camp and prepare for bbq, spend our night in the camp tonight. (if weather not allows, we will sleep in hotel)

  • 80km, 1hr45min drive

Day 6 - Daofu/Tagong/Xinduiqiao

After breakfast, we drive to Tagong Monastery. Not too far away, at Muya Golden Pogoda, we will enjoy a nice afternoon tea. In front of you, it is the holy Mt. Yala. Later drive to our destination at Xinduqiao

  • 223km, 3-4hrs drive

Day 7 - Xinduqiao/Chengdu

Xinduqiao is known as the photographer’s paradise. Take a walk in this peaceful Tibetan town in the morning. Later drive back to Chengdu, our tour finishes.

  • 335km, 5-6hrs drive

Detailed price information

Prices are different per season. 

  • May – Jun | $ 957 / CNY 6700
  • July – October | $ 1086 / CNY 7600
  • May – Jun | $ 1043 / CNY7300
  • July – October | $ 1214 / CNY 8500

A standard class tour includes a clean, standard hotel room including breakfast. A comfort class tour includes an upgrade in hotel or room type. This option is especially recommended if you are used to traveling in upper class hotels.

Included in this trip