Lanzhou Tour Ideas
<p>It's a 16-day birding journey to appreciate a rich and unique collection of birds at edge of Tibetan Plateau from Lanzhou. Led by a local Tibetan English-speaking guide, who has a passion for bird-watching and experience as a birder guide, you'll be climbing from an altitude of 1000 meter onto nearly 4000 meters, entering the “Roof of the World”. Snow mountains, vast grasslands, hoodoos, lakes and wetlands……diversified landscapes are the backdrop of hundreds of ornithological delights, such as Pink-tailed Bunting and Black-necked Cranes.Remaining one of the least known birding destinations in the world, here is either home or migrant route to about 1/3 of total 1400 or so birds in this country.You'll explore hotbeds of birds from Gannan to Qinghai or Sichuan, with stops at several stunning Tibetan villages and monasteries. The itinerary can be tailored to suit your specific interests and schedules.</p>
This 3-night tour will let you start either from Lanzhou or Xining by bullet train to Zhangye, then you will visit the attractions from Zhangye to Dunhuang including Mati Temple. Multi-color Danxia Mountain, Jiayuguan Fort, Overhanging Great Wall, etc. on the ancient Silk Road.
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