Area: central and south-west of Amdo Tibet.

Trip A | Length: 10 days | Gateway: Xining | Exit: Xining | Best season: July –August-early September.

Highlights: Tibetan painting arts and history, Rebgong; cultural heart of Amdo, Shakhyung; the birth palace of Gelugpa schools and one of  the  four principles monasteries Amdo. Mountains, Labrang; biggest monastery in Amdo and its wood block printing house, Sogdzong; one of the best known and Mongolian inhabitants with their tepees. Mt.Amyemchen: most sacred and holly mountain, Kokonor lake; one of the two biggest salty lakes in Asia.