Shachong Day Trip

Departure dates:
Every Mondays:  April through end of Oct.


Drive from Xining to Shachong Monastery.  It is one of the six great Yellow Sect (Gelukpa Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism) monasteries of Tibet. It was founded in 1567. This is one of the most hidden monasteries in Amdo. Shachong is home to 500 monks and it is located on the top of Amnye Shachong Mountain. There is a 2 hour picturesque hike around the monastery where you can see the Yellow river as it runs through the valley. (Please consult with your guide about the length of the kora and it’s difficulty.)  After visiting this great monastery, return to Xining. Stop at Martsangdak monastery (Chi: Bai Ma Si) on the way. This is one the oldest monasteries in Amdo also one of most important monasteries in the Tibetan history.

Tour package price

$75/490RMB per person.
Based on minimum 2 pax.

Tour price includes

–  Local Tibetan tour guide

–  Transfers as per itinerary

–  Entry fees

–  Food for guide and driver

–  Travel agency service surcharge

Not Included

–    Airfare, airport tax,train tickets and all their bookings

–    Meals