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Western & Silk Road
Yushu and Litang Tibetan Horse Festivals
Experience the splendor and fun of Tibet’s iconic horse festivals. You’ll travel to rustic lodgings in Xining, Yushu, Serxu, Derge, Xinlong, Litang, Danba, and Chengdu, as you check out key sites like the Great Monastery of Kumbum, Yellow River, Serxu Monastery, and the Yajiang Valley.
- 17 days / 16 nights
- Price Per Person
- From $12,400
The Genie Hotel is the ideal place from which to enjoy the amazing surrounding area of the Litang Plateau. Rich in cultural heritage, the area is most popular for its horse riding festival, the largest of its kind in Tibet. After an action-packed day of equestrian excitement, guests will look forward to a well-deserved rest in the center of Litang which, at an altitude of over 13,000 feet, is the world’s highest city. The welcoming Genie Hotel, in the middle of this attractive town, enjoys great access to local amenities as well as the stunning countryside all around. Indeed, it is named for the towering peak of Mount Genie in whose shadow it sits. Accommodation, while not sumptuous, is cozy, comfortable and clean; the twin and double rooms are well appointed and charmingly decorated. The hotel’s dining room serves traditional local dishes and Sichuan specialities to delight visitors with a taste for the Orient.
Litang Chongcao Hotel
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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
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A Day at the Races
- Marco Ferrarese
The annual horse festival of Litang is a great opportunity to discover the Tibetan traditions that run deep in parts of Sichuan province. Photos by Kit Yeng Chan.
Anren: Time Traveling Outside China’s Chengdu
- Ronan O'Connell
On a journey outside of Chengdu, travel writer Ronan O’Connell delves into small-town China with big time history and learns to appreciate the lesser sights of Sichuan.
Top 5 Must-Try Chengdu Dishes for the Sichuan Foodie
- Sharon McDonnell
Chengdu is the home of sizzling spicy Sichuan food, cuisine with a pungent, distinctive taste and so, so many chili peppers.
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