Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 13 days
Maximum number of people: 60
Location: Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Potala Palace, Chengdu, Shanghai
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You are booking for 13 Days Dreamy Plateau Tour

Tour’s Program

 

Explore the most five popular destination cities in China to enjoy their remarkable natural scenery, historical sites and to savor the local cuisine food. The tour will begin with the capital city, Beijing which is renowned for its opulent palaces, temples, parks and gardens, tombs, walls and gates, and its art treasures. From Beijing, we will be heading to Xian, the oldest ancient capital of China and home to Terracotta army. After exploring Xian, we will be flying to ‘Forbidden City’ Lhasa in Tibet where the ancient Tibet religious culture and heritage sites will us well occupied. Next fly to Chengdu to witness the city’s beautiful sites, to taste it’s fame cuisine and to see the famous Giant Pandas. Our tour then will take you to visit the most historic and splendid sites in long-history Shanghai city.

Day 1 Arrival Beijing


Arrive Beijing International Airport. You will be met at the airport by your guide and transferred to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to either rest or explore on your own around the hotel. Get ready for the next day.

Meals: No Meals
Accommodation: In Beijing


Day 2 Beijing


In morning visit to Tiananmen Square, a site of several important events in Chinese history and to the Forbidden City which is 594 years old Chinese imperial palace. In afternoon visit to Temple Of Heaven which was visited by the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368–1911) for annual ceremonies, when they focused on prayers for a good harvest.. At night Peking Opera will be available for entertainment.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing


Day 3 Beijing


In morning, 75 km drive to the Badaling which is the most visited section of the Great Wall of China and then to Ming Tombs where 13 Ming dynasty emperors were buried. It has 980 buildings and covers 180 acres. In the evening you will taste the world-renowned Beijing roast duck, the perfect way to complete a classic Beijing day tour.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing


Day 4 Arrival Xian


In morning, visit to the Summer Palace, a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces. It was used by the emperors to escape the heat of Beijing. After lunch, you will taken to Beijing West Railway Station to catch the afternoon high speed train to Xian. Upon arriving at Xian, you will be met and transferred to hotel by your local guide.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian


Day 5 Xian


The exploration continues with the visit to Terracotta Army in the morning where funerary art collection of terracotta sculptures are displayed depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is considered as the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. After lunch back to Xian downtown. Then climb up to Ancient Xian City Wall on foot ( biking and rickshaw will be available at your own expense). Then a leisure stroll in Small Wild Goose Pagoda, a well-preserved Tang Dynasty Buddha temple. Walk around Muslim street and surroundings.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian


Day 6 Arrival Lhasa


After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport by your guide and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to rest and acclimatize.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Lhasa



Day 7 Lhasa


After breakfast at hotel, a full day excursion of the Lhasa which will begin with the visit to Potala Palace- one of seven wonders of world according to USA today in 2006. It is now a museum and world heritage site. Then to Jokhang temple, most sacred temple in Tibet with important collection of cultural artifacts. Barkhor is the market square in the heart of Lhasa which has the trek path for pilgrims to circumambulate the Jokhang shrine. It is a short 20m minutes walk around the Jokhang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa


Day 8 Lhasa


After breakfast, exploring Lhasa continues with the visit to the two of the three great monasteries of Tibet Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. After that visit to Norbulingka which served as the traditional summer residence of the successive Dalai Lamas.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa


Day 9 Arrival Chengdu


After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival you will be met at the airport by your guide and transferred to your hotel to catch up with some good rest.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Chengdu


Day 10 Chengdu


After breakfast at your hotel, head to Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Centre, 10 km north of Chengdu city center. The Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Center has been constructed and imitated the pandas' natural habitat in the hope that they could have the best possible environment for rearing and breeding. After lunch, we will move on to Sanxingdui Museum, 30 km north of the giant panda center. Sanxingdui Museum is a cultural relic of the ancient Shu (Sichuan). Sanxingdui refers to three earth piles at the site, hence Sanxingdui Relic. The museum was formally opened to public in October 1997. Back to your hotel. Hot Pot in Sichuan Style will be available for dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Chengdu


Day 11 Shanghai


After breakfast at your hotel and have a half day sightseeing in Chengdu including the visits to Thatched Du Fu Cottage and Wuhou Temple. Du Fu cottage was built in memory of great poet Du FU. Wuhou temple was built in the sixth century to commemorate Zhuge Liang (Kongming), known for his great wisdom. He was a famous military strategist of the tree Kingdoms period (AD220-280) - the three kingdoms are Wei, Shu and Wu that formed the three "Sub-country" Confrontation in ancient China. After lunch , transferred to Chengdu Airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival you will be met at the airport by your guide and transferred to your hotel to catch up with some good rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai


Day 12 Shanghai


First visit Jade Buddha temple, a Buddhist temple build in 1882 to keep two precious jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen and then visit to Yuyuan Garden which is a fully restored classical Chinese garden. Then visit to nearby old street. Continue the trip to Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Then proceed to visit The Bund, one of the most noted waterfront and architectural symbols of Shanghai. In the evening breathtaking Acrobatic Show will be there as your optional night entertainment.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai


Day 13 Departure Shanghai


Since it's the last day, you can arrange your day freely until be transferred to the airport for the return flight or the flight to your next stop.

Meals: Breakfast
Service Ends


Tour Cost Includes:

All necessary travel permits to Tibet.
All entrance fees for all tourist sites in the itinerary.
Knowledge English -speaking Tibetan local tour guides shared in your group
All lodging listed in the itinerary ,if you travel individually ,you need to share one room with another tourist ,while if you prefer to stay in one room by yourself ,you will have to pay the single supplement.
Pick up and send off service st beginning /end of your
Lodging and meals for guides and drivers

Tour Cost Excluded:

International flights to and out of China.
Travel insurance covers trips cancellation and emergency recommended.
Meals not specified in the itinerary ,(usually it’s cost like 5 USD per person).
Expenses of personal nature (alcoholic beverages,laundry ,phone call etc)
Gratuities for guide and driver
  • JENNIFER ANIYZ

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    Me and my wife we did this tour in july 2015 with our tour guide ,she is so good and friendly ,she always work very hard to help us ,we had enyoyable tour in Tibet ,thank you
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