7 days
Duration
4/10
Physicality
US$ 234.00
Single Supplement

2018 Aba Festival

Aba Festival is a traditional festival of Tibetan religion, also called Monlam, which means ‘Prayer.’. According to the legend, in the first month of the year, Buddha conquered and converted six holy men in false religions. This is the greatest religious festival, instituted by Tsongkhapa in 1409 is the founder of the Gelug pa sect. This trip takes us onto the Tibetan Plateau to attend and witness the holy festival.

Departure Date Overview

One departure only on 2018 February 25th

Festival Date 2018 February 28th to March 3rd
Arrival February 25th Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
Departure March 3rd Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
Activity Tibetan Festival, Kham tour
Group size Minimum 2 people, maximum 12 people;
Private group departure is available, please Contact Us for Group departure price
Vehicle For group 3-5 people, one 7 seats vehicle, View vehicle image
  • This is the images about the vehicle on this trip, the actual vehicle may be different from the listed images
  • When the tour is 6 people or more, the vehicle will be changed according to the group size

INCLUDED
Licensed English-speaking guide Entrance fees
Accommodation, double occupancy Breakfast
Transportation Visits per itinerary
NOT INCLUDED
Tips on guide, driver
Medical costs China visa fees
Personal expenses Lunch and Dinner

Note: The below listed programs may be different from the actual performance

Date Program Monastery
2018 February 28th Thangka Display/FightingMonks Kirti monastery
2018 February 28th Jonang-style Thangka Display Sege monastery
2018 March 1st Mask Dance Kirti monastery
2018 March 1st Mask Dance Gomang monastery
2018 March 2nd Bon sect Circling Dance Nangshuk monastery
2018 March 3nd Bon sect Mask Dance Nangshuk monastery
D1

2018 February 25th Arrive in Chengdu

After your arrival in Chengdu airport, you’ll meet your guide at airport, then drive to your hotel. You will have your time free after check in

D2

2018 February 26th Chengdu to Miyaluo town

Today, we begin our journey by driving to Lixian, en route, we will detour Dujiangyan Irrigation system, then drive to Miyaluo town for overnight

D3

2018 February 27th Miyaluo town to Aba

You’ll depart from Miyaluo town. The road is well paved road, and the view widens, while the paved road crosses the grassland. It is scattered with hundreds of thousands of yaks, sheep in summer time, and leading up to one unnamed mountain north to Aba.

D4

2018 February 28th Aba – Thangkar Unfolding day

Today is the “Biggest day” of Langmu Si Monlam Festival, The ceremony of Thangkar unfolding will be held on this day, we will get up early to attend this program

D5

2018 March 1st Aba

Today we will attend programs of Monk Mask Dance at Kirti monastery and Gomang monastery

D6

2018 March 2nd Aba to Chengdu

Our visit to Aba festival ends today, we will drive about 550km in total. En route, you’ll enjoy the landscape of the Tibetan plateau, along Ming River to Chengdu via Li-xian.

D7

2018 March 3rd Chengdu departure

Your tour ends today, you’ll be driven to the airport for your departure.

2018 Aba Festival

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