Private Day Tour to Qinghai Lake and Chaka Salt Lake from Xining

Qinghai Lake is the biggest inland lake in China, and the amazing Chaka Salt Lake looks like a mirror in the sunshine. Both are famous in Qinghai Province in China.
This private day tour will let you pick you up at 7:30am from your centrally located Xining hotel, then take 2-hour car ride along the Qinghai-Tibet express highway to Qinghai Lake. You will be impressed by the huge lake, and grassland with Tibetan yurts beside the lake.
Afterwards you will take another 2-hour car ride to Chaka Salt Lake where you will enjoy the fantastic mirror-like water view.
Afterwards you will take 4-hour car ride back to your Xining hotel where the tour concludes.
Please note this is a very long day tour.

per adult from




12 to 13 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Chaka Salt Lake, Haixi
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuity
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Qinghai, Qinghai

    Qinghai Lake is the biggest inland lake in China, and located on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau with an area of 4543 square kilometer. It is nice to view the huge lake,the grassland and the Tibetan yurts beside the lake.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Chaka Salt Lake, Haixi, Chaka Town, Ulan County 817101 China

    This is amazing salt lake to view the reflection on the mirror-like lake water, and it is wonderful to take pictures here with the blue sky when it is sunny day.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your centrally located Xining hotel.
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Silkroadtrips

Activity ID: V-32685P341

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