Best of China and Lhasa 12 Days Tour

Tour Code: CETT-03
Departure: Flexible Daily Departure
Cities to Visit: Beijing – Xi’an – Lhasa – Shanghai
Days for Visit: 12 Days
Domestic City Transportation: Flights
Local Vehicle: Private Car / Van / Coach
Guide Language: English/Chinese

Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 1 / Beijing / L
Key Sights: Temple of Heaven
Arrival in Beijing, met and transferred to the hotel in Beijing. After lunch, visit Temple of Heaven, the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest. Free for the rest of the day.

Day 2 / Beijing / B & L
Key Sights: Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
Starting the day with a visit to Tiananmen Square, the world largest square of this kind. Then move on to the imperial palace, also known as the “Forbidden City” that symbolizes the imperial and traditional China. After lunch, continue to visit Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China. Get back to the hotel.

Day 3 / Beijing / B & L & D
Key Sights: Badaling Great Wall, Dingling of Ming Tombs, Peking Roast Duck, Peking Opera
After breakfast, have an excursion to Badaling Great Wall, symbol of Chinese civilization. After lunch, go on with the visit to Dingling, one of the Ming Tombs, where 13 emperors were buried in Ming Dynasty. Peking Duck dinner and Peking Opera Show in the evening.

Day 4 / Beijing – Xi’an / B & L
Key Sights: Shaanxi Museum, Great Mosque of Xi’an, City Wall of Xi’an
After breakfast, take morning flight for Xian. Met and transferred to the hotel in Xian. After lunch, your city tour begins with a visit to The Shaanxi Museum – a large modern museum of the national level. Then move on to the Great Mosque, the biggest and most preserved complete Chinese existent mosque. It was first built at the Tianbao first year (742 years) during Tang Dynasty. Then visit Xian City Wall – a symbol of great significance of the famous historic cultural city of Xian. Back to the hotel.

Day 5 / Xi’an / B & L & D
Key Sights: Terra-Cotta Warriors, Big Goose Pagoda, Banpo Museum, Tang Dynasty Dance Show
After breakfast at hotel, have an excursion to the Terra-cotta Army – a lifetime viewing of the extraordinary 2200-year-old terra-cotta Army of China’ First Emperor-Qin Shihuang. After lunch, visit Banpo Museum – a village set up by a late Neolithic people. Then move on to Big Goose Pagoda. Originally Big Goose Pagoda consisted of a brick structure of five stores and was about 60 meters high. Originally built in 589A.D – 6000 years ago. After having the local flavor – dumpling dinner, enjoy Tang Dynasty Show in the evening. Transferred back to the hotel.

Day 6 / Xi’an-Lhasa / B
Take flight from Xian to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, or by air via Chengdu. Upon arrival, transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to get accustomed to the Tibetan climate and altitude. Stay at your hotel in Lhasa.

Day 7 / Lhasa / B & L & D
Key Sights: Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka
Morning touring the Potala Palace, the Sera Monastery. After lunch, go on the visit to the Norbulingka Park and a Tibetan family. Dinner arranged at hotel.

Day 8 / Lhasa / B & L & D
Key Sights: Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Barkhor Street
This morning visit the Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery. After lunch, move on to the bazaar of the Barkhor Street. Then head to the Tibetan Traditional Hospital and the Carpet Factory.

Day 9 / Lhasa-Shanghai / B
Key Sights: Tibet Museum
Today’s highlight is to visit the Tibet Museum. Then transfer to the airport for Shanghai. Met and transfer to your hotel in Shanghai.

Day 10 / Shanghai / B & L & D
Key Sights: Yu Garden, Acrobatic Show in Shanghai
Visit Yuyuan Garden, a classical Qing Dynasty garden with over 30 pavilions linked by a maze of corridors and bridges over ponds. Then move next to the Old City God’s Temple Bazaar from the Song Dyansty. In the evening dinner will be served. After dinner, you will be arranged to enjoy the fantastic Acrobatics show.

Day 11 / Shanghai / B & L
Key Sights: Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Huangpu River
First visit Shanghai Museum, the selection of over 112,000 Chinese cultural relics from the Old Stone Age to modern times. Then proceed to visit The Bund, one of the most noted waterfront and architectural symbols of Shanghai. After that, move on to the “Pedestrians only” Nanjing Road, a walking bustling street that is always packed with people watching other people. After lunch, go to Shanghai’s new zone – Pudong (east of Huangpu River) and visit Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower – the world’s third tallest TV tower after the 553-meter CN Tower in Toronto and the 535-meter Moscow TV Tower. Finally take one hour cruising on Huangpu River. Get back to the hotel.

Day 12 / Shanghai / B
Transfer to airport for departure or free on your own.

Tour Price to English/Chinese Speaking Services:

No. of Your Group Price to Each Person on Double Basis (in USD / RMB)
Deluxe Class Standard Class Economic Class
2-5 pax $ 1950 / ¥13650 $ 1830 / ¥12810 $ 1710 / ¥11970
6-9 pax $ 1700 / ¥1190 $ 1580 / ¥11060 $ 1460 / ¥10220
10+ pax $ 1580 / ¥11060 $ 1460 / ¥10220 $ 1340 / ¥9380
Single Room Supplement $ 450 / ¥3150 $ 330 / ¥2310 $ 210 / ¥1470

The tour costs are different according to different categories of hotels.
Deluxe Class is serving with 5* hotels,
Standard Class is serving with 4* hotels,
Economic Class is serving with 3* hotels.
If you’re traveling alone, please contact our sales assistant for quotation.

Package Includes:
Domestic flights Lhasa-Shanghai with tax;
Soft sleeper train Beijing-Lhasa;
Private vehicle service for local transfers;
English/Chinese-speaking guide service;
Entrance fees;
Accommodation with daily B (B as Breakfast);
Meals as listed in the itinerary (L as Lunch & D as Dinner).

Package Excludes:
International flight rate in & out of China;
Tips to the tour guide & driver.

Easy Booking Notes:
Reservation could be made by email or call. We accept reservation before 12:00 on the day before the tour date.
Please provide YOUR FULL NAME, PASSPORT NO., NATIONALITY when you’re booking the tour. It’s very important for us to make reservations to the hotels and flights.
The guide will pick you up upon your arrival by holding a name board with your name.
Generally, deposit is requested to be paid. And you can pay the balance of the tour cost upon your arrival. Paying cash in RMB, USD and EURO are all accepted according to the exchange rate. If you’re paying by credit card, you’ll need to get to our office, and you’ll have to pay extra 4% of the total cost as the international transaction fee.
For any further request, or if you want to do any shift on the package, please contact our sales assistant for service.
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