Private Xining Day Trip to Qinghai Lake with Flexible Departure Time

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From $213.34

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: China, China

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Experience the fantastic nature and scenery of Qinghai Lake with this private day trip from Xining. Choose from the varies departure time which suites your best, meet your friendly local tour guide and ride the private car to Qinghai Lake. Explore at your leisure, get to know the history of the Qinghai Lake and its people, admire the beauty of the area. You can choose the option to ride the horse along the lake or take the boat to experience the amazing view. This private day tour including English speaking tour guide, private vehicle, entrance fee, local lunch. 

What's Included

Boat ride if the related option been selected

Bottled water

Entrance Fee

Hotel pickup and drop-off(for hotels in Xining city)


Professional guide

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included


Horse Ride

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Lake Kokonor
Your guide and driver will meet you in your hotel's lobby in Xining at prearranged time. Heading directly to Qinghai Lake, which takes about 2.5 hours. Sit back and enjoy the secrecies along the way. Your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories on the way, feel free to ask questions if you have. On the way, if you want to stop some where for photos, please let your tour guide. 

Qinghai Lake, in Mongolian language means blue lake. At an altitude of over 3,000 meters. It is the largest inland lake as well as the largest saline lake in China. The source of Qinghai Lake relies on the direct runoff and rainfalls, as well, another over 40 rivers empty into the lake. As a paradise for birdwatchers and cyclists, the blue water is fascinating. Around the lake, ethnic groups villages are there to remind the culture mix of Qinghai region. Qinghai Lake is an important place in history which has been the traditional meeting place between Mongolian and Tibetan societies.

Accompanied by your tour guide, gets to know the local people, history and life. You can choose to take the boat on the lake to enjoy the amazing view, or riding the horse along the lake at your own cost.

Later, you will stop at a local restaurant for lunch.  

Afterwards, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Xining. On the way back, if you want to stop at any place for photos, just let your guide know.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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