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Tibet Tours From Shanghai

12 Day Shanghai Xian Tibet Beijing Tour

  • Tour Code:CHN-255S
  • Destination:Shanghai, Xian, Lhasa, Beijing
  • Price:from only $1399
  • Categories: Small Group _ Budget _ Standard
• Best price
• Depart everyday
• English-speaking guide
• No forced shopping
• No hidden charges
• Hand picked hotels

Itinerary

Day 1 Shanghai Arrival

Airport pick-up & airport-hotel transfer.

Hotel: 4 star Ramada Wujiaochang Shanghai or similar

Day 2 Shanghai City Tour


Pick up service by your tour guide and driver at 8:30
Shanghai Old Downtown- Sightseeing (30 minutes)
Chinese classic garden”Yu Garden” - Sightseeing (1 hour)
The Bund (Multinational classic buildings complex) - Sightseeing (1 hour)
View the modern skyscrapers complex in Pudong New Area
(Opinion: Global Financial Center top ascending for bird-view of whole shanghai)
Local Restaurant-Lunch (1 hour)
Short time shopping at Fresh water pearl shop (30 minutes)
Shanghai People Square- Sightseeing (30 minutes)
Shanghai Museum - Sightseeing (1.5 hour)
Old French Concession stroll-Sightseeing (30 minutes)
Drop-off service at your hotel before 17:30.

Meal: Hotel Breakfast + Chinese Lunch

Day 3 Shanghai Xian by high speed train


Check out hotel after breakfast and transfer to railway station to board high speed train (duration: 5h56m)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: 5 star Jianguo Hotel Xian or similar

Day 4 Terracotta Tour

Pick up from hotel after breakfast. Our sightseeing this morning features the Terracotta Warriors Army and Horses Museum UNESCO. 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.
In the afternoon, enjoy an exterior tour to City Wall as well as Bell Tower

Meal: Hotel Breakfast

Day 5 Xian Lhasa by air

Pick up from hotel 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 6 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 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 Beijing by train

Check out hotel around 10:00am and transfer to Lhasa Railway Station to board train Z22 (14:35pm-08:20am+2 day) to Beijing.

Meal: Hotel Breakfast
Accommodation: on train, soft sleeper, 4 berth cabin

Day 9 Train Journey to Beijing

Train journey to Beijing.

Accommodation: on train, soft sleeper, 4 berth cabin

Day 10 Panda & Hutong tour

Greeted at railway station and then drive to Beijing Zoo where you can see the lovely Giant Pandas. The Panda Zoo visit takes about 40 minutes.
We will arrange 45 minutes to take pictures at the Bird's nest and Water cube. If you are interested in the inner structure of the stadiums, the tour guide will assist you in buying the tickets, and you could enter in the stadiums for a visit yourself.
Then take you to the largest Lama Temple of Beijing --- Yonghe Temple, 1 hour tour for the mysterious Tibet style Buddhism temple. The Lama Temple tour finishes at about 11:00.  You will be arranged to have lunch with locals in a typical Beijing resident's house. Then visit the old Beijing lanes by taking rickshaws. Check in hotel after the tour.

Meal:Chinese lunch at a typical Beijing resident's house
Hotel:4 star Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel or similar

Day 11 Mutianyu Great Wall Forbidden City

Pick up travelers from downtown hotels between 7:00am and 8:00am. This tour starts at Tian'anmen Square, the largest square in the world. Then proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history in the world. Visit the Forbidden City (UNESCO) along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours.
After lunch, visiting Mutianyu Great Wall (UNESCO) about 2 hours. Mutianyu Great Wall is known for its beautiful surroundings - dense woods and rich pastures changing colors with the seasons of a year. If you want to reach the highest point, cable car is a good choice (optional).
Finishing the tour and transferred back to hotels around 5:00pm--6:00pm.

Meal: hotel breakfast + Chinese lunch at local restaurant

Day 12 Depart Beijing

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

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 Silk. The 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
• Train from Shanghai to Xian and Lhasa to Beijing, soft sleeper, 4 berth cabin
• Internal flight from Xian to Lhasa, economic class
• Tibet travel permit

 

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

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