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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Qinghai. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 20 July 2024.
Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Qinghai:₹ 3,517/night
Cheapest price found:₹ 669/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Thursday
₹ 1,470 - ₹ 6,247
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₹ 2,095 - ₹ 5,295
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

About Qinghai

Sharing a name with Qinghai Lake, Qinghai Province is filled with snow-capped mountains, flower-filled meadows and glistening lakes. With a fascinating mix of minority cultures, including Tibetan, Han, Hui and Salar, the folk traditions and blended culinary arts provide a rich and varied experience.

Things to do in Qinghai

Dating back to 1392, Qutan Temple sits just outside Ledu County, featuring a collection of Ming-style structures that mimic the Forbidden City in Beijing. Roam the hallways and courtyards to discover a wealth of cultural relics and larger-than-life frescoes.

Spanning 150,000 square kilometres of wetlands, majestic mountains, thundering waterfalls and rushing rivers, Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve protects the headwaters of the Yellow, Yangtze and Mekong rivers. You can hike the reserve while keeping an eye out for Tibetan gazelles, yaks and antelopes.

In the north-east part of the province, Huzhu Tu Ethnic Tourist Area welcomes visitors to embrace the culture, art and food of China’s Tu Ethnic group. Known for dancing and singing, the group sponsors folk festivals throughout the year, including the popular Hua’er Concert.

Drive 15 minutes outside of Zining to Kumbum Monastery, which spreads across the mountain slopes. Showcasing Han and Tibetan architecture in 9,300 rooms and 52 halls, it contains exquisite art forms, such as butter sculptures, murals and barbola fruits and flowers. Inside the Great Hall of the Golden Roof, make your way to the silver tower to view embedded jewels, 10 layers of pure white Hada silk and 5,000 golden Buddha figures.

Getting around Qinghai

The major airport of Qinghai Province is Xining Caojiabao International Airport, which lies about 30 kilometres from Zining. Trains and buses connect to certain cities or you can hire a driver to visit remote areas.

Facts about staying in Qinghai

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Qinghai to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 20 July 2024.
  • Where is the best place to stay in Qinghai?

    Xining and Haixi are the most popular places on HotelsCombined for stays in Qinghai.

  • What are the best hotels in Qinghai?

    Qinghai is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Jinjiang Inn Xining Mojia Street Food Street, which has a current rating of 7.3. For other potential stays, consider Sofitel Xining and Wanda Vista Xining, which can also be great places to stay in Qinghai.

  • When is the best time to stay in Qinghai?

    The best time to stay in Qinghai is sometime during May when prices are at their lowest. On average, a place to stay in Qinghai during May will cost ₹ 669/night. Try to avoid booking a stay during July in Qinghai because prices will be at their highest, which is around ₹ 3,517/night.

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