Litang is known as hometown of horse racing in China. And local people is called “people on horse back”. Horse racing here is attracting an increasing number of domestic and international tourists. Besides the visitors, some medias also come to Litang to report the horse racing. Each year the horse racing surprise visitors with new idea.
Day 1 Chengdu Arrival Meal: No meal Accommodation: Hotel in Chengdu
Sweet meet with your local guide and driver at train station or airport. Then transfer to your hotel. Please enjoy your free time. Day 2 Chengdu – Rilong Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Rilong
In the morning meet your guide and driver. Then drive to Rilong. On the way we will visit a great irrigation system – Dujiangyan which was built in 2000 years ago. Even after the Wenchuan Earthquake in 2008, Dujiangyan is still stands well as before. And you will also see some yaks and other wild and domestic animals, At Wolong Panda Research Center we will make a stop to see lovely pandas.
Day 3 Rilong – Danba Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Danba
Danba is well known for beautiful valleys. In the morning we will start driving to Danba. On the way you will see Xiaojin Ancient City in distance. And we will stop to visit Danba Ancient Block Towers in Suopo. Here you will meet a minor branch of Tibetan People. Day 4 Danba – Xinquqiao Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Xinduqiao
Spending one whole day driving from Danba to Xinduqiao. The rows of mountains, forest, grassland, and several monasteries will make the journey not boring.
Day 5 Xiduqiao – Litang Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Litang
Today we will drive to Litang along Yangjiang. In Tibetan language “Litang” means “Huge basin land as plain as mirror”. Upon arrival you will feel the thick festival taste. Local people are just doing the final preparation for the Horse Racing Festival! Day 6 Litang Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Litang
Get up in the early morning to see prelude of the festival. You will spend most of the time today to watch horse racing with local people.
Day 7 Litang Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Litang
If you like we will continue watch the race. And then take some walk around to see country scenery and pay a visit to Litang Monastery which was built in 1580. Day 8 Litang – Kangding Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Kangding
In the morning board the can and drive to Kangding City, a famous historical and cultural city. In ancient time, Kangding was the important pass to enter Tibet.
Day 9 Kangding – Chengdu Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Chengdu
Today we will drive back to Chengdu City. Please relax yourself and enjoy scenery on the way. Day 10 Chengdu Departure Meal: Breakfast
Meet your guide and driver. Transfer to train station or airport for departing.
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