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The Tagong Horse Festival of Ancient Kham

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 18 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Chengdu, China
  • Ends Chengdu , China
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Tagong Horse Festival Meet the nomads as they demonstrate their equestrian skills and celebrate their way of life
  • Dege Printing House Explore this 'encyclopaedia of Tibetan culture' and learn about the Tibetan perspective on geography, medicine, arts and religion
  • Ancient Kham Travel through dramatic high mountain passes, vast grassland plains and small villages
  • Chengdu
The Tagong Horse Festival of Ancient Kham tour starts and ends in Chengdu. The Tagong Horse Festival of Ancient Kham is a wildlife tour that takes 18 days taking you through Chengdu, China and other destinations in China.

The south-eastern part of the Tibetan Plateau is a region of stunning high mountain scenery and fascinating people. Travelling in the region we'll discover immense monasteries and settlements devoted to Tibetan Buddhism and visit the Tagong grasslands for the annual Horse Festival, a demonstration of bizarre equestrian skills and a general all round celebration. Tagong Horse Festival - A colourful celebration of equestrian skills including high speed races and picking up items from the floor whilst on horseback Dege Printing House - Explore this 'encyclopaedia of Tibetan culture' and learn about the Tibetan perspective on geography, medicine, arts and religion Ancient Kham - Travel through dramatic high mountain passes, vast grassland plains and small villages
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5 - Excellent
  • Brian
  • On Oct 22 2019
“Overall a very enjoyable trip
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  • Mark
  • On Oct 22 2019
“Great country bought to life by a legendary leader”
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  • Brian
  • On Oct 22 2019
“You have an excellent balanced team in Wendy and Clint.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Join trip in Chengdu
  • Day 2 : Visit the Panda Research Centre and Wenshu Temple, drive to Dujiangyan
  • Day 3 : Discover Dujiangyan, the Two Kings Temple and the Dragon Taming Temple. Drive to Ma Er Kang (2600m)
  • Day 4 : Explore Songgang Watch Towers and drive to Rangtang (3280m) via the Dukehe River Valley
  • Day 5 : Rangtang Monastery and Tibetan village.
  • Day 6 : Drive to Ganzi (3390m)
  • Day 7 : Walk around Ganzi and the local food market
  • Day 8 : Drive to Baiyu (2360m) via the Zhuodala mountain pass (4600m) and the Changduoke Monastery
  • Day 9 : Visit Baiyu Monastery and drive to Dege along the Yangtze River
  • Day 10 : Explore Dege and its famous Tibetan printing house
  • Day 11 : Drive through the mountains to Dzogchen Monastery, visiting villages and Xinluhai Lake en route
  • Day 12 : Explore Dzogchen Monastery and drive to Ganzi
  • Day 13 : Drive to Tagong via Daofu and the Lingque Monastery
  • Day 14 : Experience the Tagong Horse Festival
  • Day 15 : More time to enjoy the events at the Tagong Horse Festival
  • Day 16 : Drive to Luding (1320m) and explore the town
  • Day 17 : Drive along the ancient Tea and Horse Trail to Chengdu
  • Day 18 : Trip ends in Chengdu
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • 17 nights standard hotel
Meals
  • 17 Breakfast
Transport
  • Bus
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader, Driver(s), Local Guide(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Chengdu are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this The Tagong Horse Festival of Ancient Kham tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
Payment

A deposit of 0 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 21 December 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Tagong Horse Festival of Ancient Kham tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this The Tagong Horse Festival of Ancient Kham tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Tagong Horse Festival of Ancient Kham tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.
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