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11 Day Beijing Lhasa Xian Shanghai Tour

  • Tour Code: CHN-256B
  • Destination: Beijing, Lhasa, Xian, Shanghai
  • Price:from only $1544
  • Categories: Budget _ Standard
• Best price
• Depart everyday
• English-speaking guide
• All inclusive

Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing Arrival

Upon your arrival in Beijing, our driver will be waiting for you outside the arrival hall of the airport after you finish the check-out procedures. A comfortable private transfer will take you to the hotel in downtown area.

Hotel: 3 star Holiday Inn Express Temple of Heaven or similar

Day 2 Beijing City Tour

Pick up from your hotel at 08:30 am. Visit to the world largest square-Tiananmen Square. Then move on to the largest Imperial Palace in the world-Forbidden City where 24 emperors of Ming & Qing dynasty lived and controlled China from there for several hundred years.
A la carte lunch.
Pay a visit to the Temple of Heaven which was built in 1420, once was the venue for the Ming and Qing emperors to offer sacrifices to Heaven and pray for good harvest for the coming new year. Return to hotel in the late afternoon.

Optional: Enjoy Acrobatic Show at only US$29 per person.
Meals: Hotel Breakfast + A la carte lunch

Day 3 Great Wall Tour

Pick up from your hotel after breakfast. Take a 2 hrs drive to Badaling Great Wall, the symbol of ancient Chinese civilization and the landmark of China.
Badaling Great Wall -It is one of the most famous sections among the Great Wall of China in Beijing which built more than 600 years ago during the Ming Dynasty. This section is some 70km away to downtown Beijing by superhighway and it is the closest section of the Great Wall to Beijing which can be visited in a half day. Great Wall at Badadling section was completely restored after 1957.
Afterwards, return to downtown Beijing and visit the Summer Palace. Built in 1750 and known as the existing largest, best-preserved imperial gardens of the world, the Summer Palace inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1998.
Our next stop will be an exterior visit of both the National Stadium - the "Bird Nest" and National Aquatics Centre - the "Water Cube".
Return to your hotel.

Optional: Enjoy Kungfu Show at only US$29 per person.
Meals: Hotel Breakfast

Day 4 Beijing Xian

Check out hotel after breakfast and transfer to railway station to board high speed train to Xian.
On arrival, greeted by our guide at exit of Xian Railway Station and then visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda including Xian Museum after breakfast, which is one of the most important surviving marks of the ancient capital Chang'an in the Tang Dynasty.
Then pay a visit to the Muslim Street. Enjoy an exterior tour to Bell Tower or Drum Tower. Afterwards, check in hotel.

Meal: Hotel Breakfast
Hotel: 3 star Skytel Xian or similar

Day 5 Terracotta Museum

Our sightseeing this morning features the Terracotta Warriors Army and Horses Museum. It is not only reputed as the world's Largest Military Museum but also the Eighth Wonder of the world. Found in 1974, it covers the three going hand in hand with pits of the first head of Qin's mausoleum. Everybody who visits here will be overpowered by its fabulous scale, exciting scenes, elevated expectation of science and workmanship in the antiquated times. Terracotta Warriors tour lasts about 3hrs.
The Qin Shi Huang Tomb is the Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty (221BC-207BC) and also of China. Covering 2.13 square kilometers, the four-layered mausoleum, like a well-structured city, includes an underground palace, which is the center of the mausoleum, an inner city, outer city and grounds. Terracotta Warriors tour lasts about 3 hours.
Afterwards, pay a visit to the Muslim Street. Enjoy an exterior tour to Bell Tower or Drum Tower.

Meal: Hotel Breakfast

Day 6 Xian Lhasa

Pick up from hotel after breakfast and transfer to airport to board flight to Lhasa.
Arrive at Lhasa airport, meet your guide and driver, and then transfer to Lhasa city. On the way, you can enjoy the heart-beating highland view along the Yearlong Tsangpo river (the longest river in Tibet with highest elevation in the world).
After check in our Lhasa hotel, the rest time is free for relax and Acclimatize to the High Altitude.

Meal: Hotel Breakfast
Hotel: 4 star Gang-gyan Lhasa Hotel or similar

Day 7 Lhasa City Tour

Highlights: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery
(Tour of the most important monasteries in Tibet).
In the morning, we will visit Drepung Monastery which is the biggest Tibetan Buddhism College with the biggest number of monks in Tibet. The monastery used to be the winter residence of the Dalai Lama before the 5th Dalai Lama moved his residency to the Potala Palace. And in the afternoon, we will visit another influential Gelugpa Monastery - Sera Monastery, where the largest scale of scripture debating among monks is famous all across Tibet. We will watch the debate session and you may join in too with the help your guide.
 
Meal:Hotel Breakfast
 

Day 8 Lhasa City Tour

Highlights: Potola Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
This morning, visit Potala Palace. It is more than 3,700 meters above sea level and it is the highest palace in the world! At the top the palace called golden roofs, you can have a bird-eye view of the whole of Lhasa. In the distance there are undulating mountain ranges, the beautiful Lhasa River, tracts of fields, tree-shaded villages and the glistening Jokhang Temple.
Afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple, it is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. You'll find that many Pilgrims pray before the monastery.
The circuit around it called Barkhor Street, a famous local handmade crafts market, which is a good place to purchase souvenirs

Meal: Hotel Breakfast

Day 9 Lhasa Shanghai

Check out hotel after breakfast and then transfer to airport and board flight to Shanghai, the largest city of China.
On arrival, greeted by our driver and transfer to our hotel. Explore the city on your own.

Meal: Hotel Breakfast
Hotel: 3 star Holiday Inn Express Zhabei or similar

Day 10 Shanghai Tour

Pick up from hotel after breakfast.
Our sightseeing this morning is the Ming era Yu Garden which is the most famous classical garden of Shanghai.
Explore the Chenghuang Miao (City God Temple) which located within the old walled city, is the traditional district of commerce in the city, surrounding the temple. There are over a hundred stores and shops in this area, and most of these store buildings are nearly a century old. En-route, a comfort stop will be made at a silk rug factory.

Tour the more impressive Bund. Known as the symbol of Shanghai, the Bund featured with 52 high-rises of all styles stand in the west, showing the art of world architecture.
Enjoy a 45 minutes Huangpu River Cruise. Huangpu River cruises on Huangpu River are runned by many companies in Shanghai and it is one of the best way to visit Shanghai.
Huangpu River is a 82.5 kilometres-long river in Shanghai China, known as is the last significant tributary of the Yangtze before it empties into the East China Sea. The Bund and Lujiazui are located along the Huangpu River.
Huangpu River cruises depart from the Bund, sail to Huangpu Bridge in the south, turn and head north towards Wusongkou, and return to the Bund.
Visit the Shanghai Museum. Shanghai Museum located at No. 201 Renmin Avenue, one of the must-see Shanghai tourist attractions Shanghai, is well-known as a museum of ancient Chinese art.

Meals: Hotel Breakfast

Day 11 Depart Shanghai

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport or railway station for next destination.

Meal:Hotel Breakfast

Price

Group Size Validity Price Per Person
2 travelersDec to Feb
Mar to Nov
3-5 travelersDec to Feb
Mar to Nov
6-9 travelersDec to Feb
Mar to Nov
10 travelers & moreDec to Feb
Mar to Nov
Single Room SupplementDec to Feb
Mar to Nov

Remarks

• For China tour quotation, booking and cancellation policy, please read Terms & Conditions.
• Prices are shown in USD per person, based on minimum 2 persons.
• Booking for 3rd person is based on triple sharing using extra folding bed / mattress – wherever possible.
• Twin & Triple Sharing is charged at same rate.
• The Single Room Supplement cost is in addition to the twin sharing cost for those who would like a single room.
• If traveling alone, please contact us for a solo traveler cost.
• Surcharge applies for airport transfer required between 2100hrs – 0700hrs.
• Hotel check-in time at 1400hrs & check-out time at 1200hrs. Surcharge applies for early check-in / late check-out.
• Tour rate subject to availability and confirmation.
• Itinerary may be omitted or substituted depending on traffic, weather conditions, or other operational concern.
 

Arts and crafts in China:
Our package includes shopping at specialty shops providing opportunities to purchase, learn, and gain valuable cultural insight on items such as Jade, Pearls, Silk, and more. Many of these specialty shops offer quality products and international shipping service. If you are not interested in shopping then this time can be used for bathroom breaks, to rest, or just to learn more about China's specialty products, many of which are strongly aligned with Chinese culture.

 

Package Price Includes:
• Sightseeing with admissions as specified
• Professional English-speaking guide + air-conditioned vehicle
• Hand-selected hotels, double occupancy basis
• Meals as specified
• High speed train from Beijing to Xian, second class seat
• Internal flights from Xian to Lhasa, Lhasa to Shanghai, economic class
• Tibet travel permit

 

Package Price does not Include:
• Items of a personal nature
• Travel insurance
• A la carte meals
• Airport tax
• Tips and gratuities to drivers, guides

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