12 Days Images of China and Tibet
Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Shanghai
Code: BG07
Tour Type: Group Tour
This is a small group tour with fixed itinerary and guaranteed departures. You'll travel with other like-minded people.
Departure: 2-3 times per week
Flexible departure Private Tour for this itinerary pricing USD2956+
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Dining

Meals including all the breakfasts

Transport

Within a City: Air-conditioned Vehicle

Between Cities: Economy Class Flight/ High-speed Rail

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Beijing

Upon your arrival in Beijing, you will be met outside the baggage claim area and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be free for you to enjoy this amazing city.

Day 2

Beijing

Begin your explorations in Beijing by paying a visit to the largest city square in the world, Tiananmen Square. We make our way across the road to the magnificent Forbidden City, one of the most recognizable landmarks and cultural symbols of China as the former royal residence for five centuries. After the tour of the Forbidden City the day continues with a visit to Summer Palace, the massive garden and summer resort for royal members only during the imperial times. (B)

Day 3

Beijing

Today, the first stop is the Mutianyu Great Wall, a comparatively less tourist-trodden part of the 1,400-year-old fortification system. An easy, comfortable round-trip cable car transfer over the picturesque scenery is included while certain amount of time would be given for you to climb the wall. On the way back to downtown, you will have a stopover at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube. You will hop on a rickshaw for a Hutong Tour through the most characteristic, maze-like neighborhood. Back to the hotel after the trip. (B)

Day 4

Beijing-Xian

The sightseeing today starts with a visit to the remarkable Temple of Heaven, where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties performed ceremonies and rituals to pray for good harvest and blessing on the country. Afterwards, you would be taken to the railway station for the high speed rail train to Xian, which takes approximately 5 hours, and along the way, feel free to admire a totally different scenery of the countryside. Upon arriving at the Xian North Station, the tour guide would pick you up and escort you to the hotel. (B)

Day 5

Xian

The highlight of the touring planned for you today is the world-renowned Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. This site is reputed as the largest underground military base in the world. In the afternoon, head for the Xian Museum, a museum housing 130,000 pieces of archeological items and then to explore the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the two most significant Buddhist pagodas in Xian, which was built around early 8th century. (B)

Day 6

Xian

Today you will have the opportunity to explore the ancient Xian City Wall, the largest and best-preserved wall extant in China now, running 13.75km, enclosing the old capital. In the middle of the old block of Xian stands the Great Mosque, the oldest and biggest Islamic mosque in the country, determined to have been built in mid-7th century. Around the mosque is the Muslim Street that is bustling every day with loads of the most authentic fine eateries and souvenirs shops. Also we would stop at the nearby Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square for some great photo opportunities.(B)

Day 7

Xian-Lhasa

Today you will be transferred to Xian Airport for your flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival, you would be met by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax and adapt to the unusual environment and high altitude. (B)

Day 8

Lhasa

The agenda today includes the imposing Potala Palace, the sacred, mysterious palace dating back to 7th century and the spiritual centre of Tibetan people thereafter. After lunch we pay a visit to the Jokhang Temple, the most divine and respected Buddhist temple among locals and pilgrims, with a history of over 1,300 years. Barkhor Street encircling the temple, is the most bustling commercial area in downtown Lhasa and draws in hundreds of pilgrims to perform rituals on it daily. The last stop of the day is a visit to the Lhasa Nunnery. (B)

Day 9

Lhasa

Today's exploration covers the overwhelming summer resort of Dalai Lama of several generations, the Norbulingka. This afternoon visit the notable Sera Monastery, which is most famed for the daily Lama Scripture debate. (B)

Day 10

Lhasa-Shanghai

You will be transferred to Lhasa Airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you would be met by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel. (B)

Day 11

Shanghai

This morning commence your tour of Shanghai with a visit to the Shanghai Museum, a massive museum housing over 140,000 pieces of artifacts, displaying the history and cultural scene of Shanghai. Afterwards take a walk at The Bund, the most prestigious landmark and best-preserved demonstration to the glamour of the old Shanghai, and Nanjing Road, the busiest shopping area in the metropolis or even across the whole China. In the afternoon, visit Yuyuan Garden, where you can marvel at the stunning view of the garden and enjoy a local experience by strolling around the nearby Chenghuang Miao bazaars, and New Spot (XinTianDi). (B)

Day 12

Depart from Shanghai

Today please arrange your own way to the airport for your homeward flight since the group's guests don' t have the coordinating agenda after the scheduled tour. (B)

Note: A transfer from your hotel to Hongqiao or Pudong Airport in Shanghai is available upon request at a surcharge. Optional tours to Suzhou, Hangzhou etc are also available.

Tour Price

Departure: 2-3 times per week, 2018

Prices (USD/PP) Based on Twin Occupancy
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
DurationLuxury (5 Star)Superior (4 Star)
Apr 05, 2018 - Apr 16, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Apr 07, 2018 - Apr 18, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Apr 10, 2018 - Apr 21, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Apr 12, 2018 - Apr 23, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Apr 14, 2018 - Apr 25, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Apr 17, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Apr 19, 2018 - Apr 30, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Apr 21, 2018 - May 02, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Apr 24, 2018 - May 05, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Apr 26, 2018 - May 07, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Apr 28, 2018 - May 09, 2018 USD3311USD2932
Tips
Any city not included in the existing Group tour package can be blended into as Private tour.
Entering and exiting China from Hong Kong and Taipei are also viable.
Stays at entering and exiting cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei) can be extended.
Should you have any of the above demand, please elaborate in enquiry form. Thank you.

Price Inclusions

• Admission fees: to sightseeing spots & activities specified;

• Meals: as specified in the itinerary;

• Tour guides: excellent English-speaking guide;

• Transfers: domestic flights & land transfer with drivers as specified;

• Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour;

• Government taxes & fees;

• Transportation: economy class domestic flights; high speed train (First Class Seat for Luxury and Boutique tours & Second Class Seat for Superior tours); land transfers with drivers as specified.

Price Exclusions

• International flights to/from China;

• China visa fees;

• Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature.

• Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance.

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12 Days Images of China and Tibet
  • Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Shanghai
  • Code: BG07
  • Tour Type: Group Tour
  • Departure: 2-3 times per week
  • Flexible departure Private Tour for this itinerary pricing USD2956+
Itinerary Breakdown

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Beijing

Upon your arrival in Beijing, you will be met outside the baggage claim area and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be free for you to enjoy this amazing city.

Day 2

Beijing

Begin your explorations in Beijing by paying a visit to the largest city square in the world, Tiananmen Square. We make our way across the road to the magnificent Forbidden City, one of the most recognizable landmarks and cultural symbols of China as the former royal residence for five centuries. After the tour of the Forbidden City the day continues with a visit to Summer Palace, the massive garden and summer resort for royal members only during the imperial times. (B)

Day 3

Beijing

Today, the first stop is the Mutianyu Great Wall, a comparatively less tourist-trodden part of the 1,400-year-old fortification system. An easy, comfortable round-trip cable car transfer over the picturesque scenery is included while certain amount of time would be given for you to climb the wall. On the way back to downtown, you will have a stopover at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube. You will hop on a rickshaw for a Hutong Tour through the most characteristic, maze-like neighborhood. Back to the hotel after the trip. (B)

Day 4

Beijing-Xian

The sightseeing today starts with a visit to the remarkable Temple of Heaven, where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties performed ceremonies and rituals to pray for good harvest and blessing on the country. Afterwards, you would be taken to the railway station for the high speed rail train to Xian, which takes approximately 5 hours, and along the way, feel free to admire a totally different scenery of the countryside. Upon arriving at the Xian North Station, the tour guide would pick you up and escort you to the hotel. (B)

Day 5

Xian

The highlight of the touring planned for you today is the world-renowned Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. This site is reputed as the largest underground military base in the world. In the afternoon, head for the Xian Museum, a museum housing 130,000 pieces of archeological items and then to explore the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the two most significant Buddhist pagodas in Xian, which was built around early 8th century. (B)

Day 6

Xian

Today you will have the opportunity to explore the ancient Xian City Wall, the largest and best-preserved wall extant in China now, running 13.75km, enclosing the old capital. In the middle of the old block of Xian stands the Great Mosque, the oldest and biggest Islamic mosque in the country, determined to have been built in mid-7th century. Around the mosque is the Muslim Street that is bustling every day with loads of the most authentic fine eateries and souvenirs shops. Also we would stop at the nearby Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square for some great photo opportunities.(B)

Day 7

Xian-Lhasa

Today you will be transferred to Xian Airport for your flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival, you would be met by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax and adapt to the unusual environment and high altitude. (B)

Day 8

Lhasa

The agenda today includes the imposing Potala Palace, the sacred, mysterious palace dating back to 7th century and the spiritual centre of Tibetan people thereafter. After lunch we pay a visit to the Jokhang Temple, the most divine and respected Buddhist temple among locals and pilgrims, with a history of over 1,300 years. Barkhor Street encircling the temple, is the most bustling commercial area in downtown Lhasa and draws in hundreds of pilgrims to perform rituals on it daily. The last stop of the day is a visit to the Lhasa Nunnery. (B)

Day 9

Lhasa

Today's exploration covers the overwhelming summer resort of Dalai Lama of several generations, the Norbulingka. This afternoon visit the notable Sera Monastery, which is most famed for the daily Lama Scripture debate. (B)

Day 10

Lhasa-Shanghai

You will be transferred to Lhasa Airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you would be met by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel. (B)

Day 11

Shanghai

This morning commence your tour of Shanghai with a visit to the Shanghai Museum, a massive museum housing over 140,000 pieces of artifacts, displaying the history and cultural scene of Shanghai. Afterwards take a walk at The Bund, the most prestigious landmark and best-preserved demonstration to the glamour of the old Shanghai, and Nanjing Road, the busiest shopping area in the metropolis or even across the whole China. In the afternoon, visit Yuyuan Garden, where you can marvel at the stunning view of the garden and enjoy a local experience by strolling around the nearby Chenghuang Miao bazaars, and New Spot (XinTianDi). (B)

Day 12

Depart from Shanghai

Today please arrange your own way to the airport for your homeward flight since the group's guests don' t have the coordinating agenda after the scheduled tour. (B)

Note: A transfer from your hotel to Hongqiao or Pudong Airport in Shanghai is available upon request at a surcharge. Optional tours to Suzhou, Hangzhou etc are also available.

Dining
Transport
Inclusions
Exclusions
Dates & Prices (USD/PP)
Departure: 2-3 times per week,
Based on Twin Occupancy
2018 Departure
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
Date Luxury (5 Star) Superior (4 Star)
Apr 05 USD3311 USD2932
Apr 07 USD3311 USD2932
Apr 10 USD3311 USD2932
Apr 12 USD3311 USD2932
Apr 14 USD3311 USD2932
Apr 17 USD3311 USD2932
Apr 19 USD3311 USD2932
Apr 21 USD3311 USD2932
Apr 24 USD3311 USD2932
Apr 26 USD3311 USD2932
Apr 28 USD3311 USD2932
Tips
Any city not included in the existing Group tour package can be blended into as Private tour.
Entering and exiting China from Hong Kong and Taipei are also viable.
Stays at entering and exiting cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei) can be extended.
Should you have any of the above demand, please elaborate in enquiry form. Thank you.