Amdo Destinations Guide is where you find information about towns or cities of Amdo . It is one of three traditional regions of Tibet and is now called as “Qinghai province”. Because it is located in eastern part of Tibet, so together with Kham, both are called eastern Tibetan areas.
It encompasses a large area from Machu River (Yellow River) to Drichu river (Yangtze River). There are countless lakes on this land, one of which Kokonor Lake lies at an elevation of 3200 meters, about 110 kilometers northwest from Xining of Amdo.
Approximately 750 km from Kokonor Lake, the twin lakes of Ngoring and Kyaring (known also “E-ling lake” and “Zha-ling lake”) are located right next to each other to the headwaters of Yellow River at 4300 meters above sea level in Madoi county.
Amdo Destinations Guide is a list of all counties of Amdo which was and is home of many important Tibetan Buddhist monks, scholars whom had major influence on both politics and religious development of Tibet. The 3 best places for starting your adventures through Amdo are Xining, Chengdu and Lanzhou. all of which are all with easy access of public transportation to connect each other.
On route from Xining to Chengdu, it covers many interesting religious sites and nature wonders, such as: Songpan, Jiuzhaigou, Zoige, Langmusi, Labrang monastery and Tongren county. However, a private tour shall ensure your a thorough visits to those sites that you are interested in; For more information about travel in Amdo — please visit page at Amdo Tours; or just simply email us with your travel plan, a customized tour shall be built accordingly;
-Amdo Destinations Guide List–