Bingling Temple, one of the World Cultural Heritage in Gansu Province, about 75km from Lanzhou, is renown for its amazing sculptures and frescos in the spectacular mountains beside the Yellow River. This private day tour will let you travel from Lanzhou to visit the stunning caves, and visit Red Garden if time permits. Centrally located Lanzhou hotel pickup and drop-off are included, and the pickup time is 8am.


Day 1Private Day Tour to Bingling Temple Caves from Lanzhou

At 8am, you will be picked up from your centrally located Lanzhou hotel, then take 2-hour car ride to Linxia where you will take a speed boat to go across Liujiaxia Reservoir on the Yellow River to visit Bingling Temple Grottos that was constructed from the 3rd century with amazing statues and frescos. Meanwhile the Grottoes are located beside imposing Stone Forest of the Yellow River. You will stay here about 2 hours, then take speed boat back to your vehicle. 

Time permitting, you can visit the nice garden in Linxia, which is renown for its brick carving with detailed skill to make the flowers, birds, and houses etc.

Afterwards, you will be transferred back to Lanzhou where the tour concludes.

Transport: Private Vehicle
Accommodation: N/A
Meals: Lunch


Entrance fees


Bottled water

Private transportation

Local guide




Pickup location: Your centrally located Lanzhou hotel

Pickup time: 8am

Difficulty: Easy

Tour duration: 8-9 hours

Cancellation policy: https://www.silkroadtrips.com/aboutus/cancellation-policy.html

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