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10 Days Beijing Xian Lhasa Shanghai Small Group Tour

Tour Route: Beijing - Xian - Lhasa - Shanghai

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Trip Overview:

Beside seeing the three major tourist cities of China, the tour includes a visit to Lhasa within 9 days. Nowadays, Tibet is easy to access from Mainland China. Do not miss the chance to pay a visit to Lhasa, the highest city in the world with mysterious Buddhist culture.

Explore the Forbidden City, where emperors ruled ancient China, and the other highlights of Beijing, the Great Wall, the majestic Temple of Heaven, and Summer Palace of the emperors. Discover the unbelievable buried Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an before flying to Lhasa. Get to know the culture of Tibetan Buddhism by guidance of Tibetan Tour Guide, visit the magnificent Potala Palace and you will be chocked by the tremendous treasures inside, walk into the monasteries to hear the chanting of monks.

This is a cost-effective travel with group tour in each city, optimized for you to enjoy every stop on your trip.

  • Tour Code:
    TTO-PT-CT001
  • Max Altitude:
    3,656 m
  • Tour Type:
    Join-in Coach Tour
  • Phisycal Demand:

    Phisycal Demand Level Guide:
    1. Easy (1 point) - suitable for all level of fitness, family with kids and senior groups.
    2. Moderate (2-3 Points) - suitable for those having average level for fitness, family with kids bigger than 12 years.
    3. Moderate to Strenous (4 Points) - suitable for those physically fit and have experiences of high altitude trekking.
    4. Strenuous (5 Points) - suitable for adventures and individual with physically fit and healthy.

  • Season:
    springSpringSummerSummerautumnAutumnwinterWinter
  • Price from:
    USD1,072 p.p.

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Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Beijing, Please go to our reserved hotel by taxi by yourself

When international flight lands in Beijing, Please take a taxi by yourself to our reserved hotel. The rest of the day free for you to be on your own.

Overnight in Beijing

Day 2: Beijing - Day tour to explore ancient Beijing, visit Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace

Today is guided tour to Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace which are the traditional must-see places in Beijing. These attractions present to the visitors an image of how the ancient Chinese emperors manage the country, what their family life is, how they spent leisure time, how they sacrifice gods.

Overnight in Beijing

Day 3: Beijing - Day tour to Mutianyu Great Wall

The Great Wall tour proves that China was one of the strongest countries in its history. Stretching thousands of kilometers, the Great Wall protected the ancient Chinese against the invasion of the enemy from its north side for more than 1000 years. The Great Wall was listed as one of the world's eight wonders. Mutianyu Great Wall, featured “graceful”, enjoy the best quality among all Wall sections, 80km north-east of Beijing with 22 ancient watchtowers, about one every kilometer. (Cable car is optional if you do not want to walk)

After the tour, you will be drop off at the train station to board the overnight sleeper train to Xi’an, the reference train number is Z19, which departs from Beijing at 20:40, arrive in Xian at next 08:31(the Sequence of Day2 & Day3 might be exchanged according to the arrangement of travel agency)

Overnight in the train

Day 4: Xian - Day Tour to Terra-Cotta Warriors, Emperor Qinshihuang Mausoleum, Banpo Neolithic Village

The tour guide will pick you up from Xian railway station

The day tour in Xian is impressive too. The Emperor’s Terracotta Army is also one of the eight wonders in the world. These terracotta warriors and horses are the size of a real army, and were buried alongside the Emperor in a vast underground palace.The archeological site of Banpo Village, built more than 6,000 year ago, and you will see how the resident matriarchic tribe used to survive in the Neolithic age. Short visit at the Terra-Cotta Replication Factory on the way back to downtown.

Overnight in Xian

Day 5: Fly to Lhasa from Xian

Please take a taxi by yourself to from hotel to Xian airport to board the flight to Lhasa, when check-in and pass by the security, you need show the original Tibet Travel Permit to the airport.

Flying from Xian to Lhasa, you will fly from China's low-altitude inland into the high-altitude Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, you can watch the plains, canyons, forests, glaciers evolved into the snow-capped mountains from the aircraft. Tour guide will pick you up at Lhasa Gonggar airport and you will be transferred to hotel in Lhasa by Tibet Vista shuttle bus.

Overnight in Lhasa

Day 6: Lhasa City Tour - Potala Palace, Barkhor Street and Jokhang Temple

The tour will begin from UNESCO World Heritage site - Potala Palace, which is also the winter palace of Dalai Lama. It's situated at 12,139 feet above sea level. It's a 13-story high building that contains over 1,000 rooms, various statues, stupas, murals and artifacts. Then continue to Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a spiritual center for Buddhists in Tibet. Next to the temple there is Bakhor Street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewelry.

Overnight in Lhasa

Day 7: Lhasa: Day tour to visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, Sera & Drepung

In the morning, tourists are going to visit Drepung monastery which was one of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1416. Ganden palace is used as Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace. In the afternoon, Sera Monastery---It was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1419. The highlight is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon.

Overnight in Lhasa

Day 8: Fly to Shanghai

You will fly to shanghai after tour in Lhasa. The tour guide will escort you to Lhasa airport and see you off. There is no activities arranged in Shanghai today, please help yourself to do some sightseeing.

Tour package does not include transfer from Shanghai airport to reserved hotel in downtown, please take taxi in the airport on your own.

Overnight in Shanghai

Day 9: Shanghai day tour

Tour guide will pick you up at hotel in the morning, today, you will explore Classic & Modern Shanghai Full-view Sightseeing. Including Visit Yu Garden, the bund, Shanghai Old Wax Figure Museum and Old French Concession. You will not only see the Asia's most modern skyscrapersbut also the modern Chinese culture sites in the most flourishing city in the world.

Overnight in Shanghai

Day 10: Depart from Shanghai

End the tour, please arrange taxi from your hotel to Shanghai airport.

Tour Departures in 2017 & 2018

Travel TimeNov. to Feb.
(Low Season)
Apr. to Jun.
(Shoulder Season)
Jul. to Oct.
(Peak Season)
Price USD$1,072 USD$1,163 USD$1,269

What’s included?

All Cities tours in Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Shanghai (Group Tour, Sit-Coach)

* Pick up from hotel before the tour

* Drop off to hotel after the tour finish

* All Entrance Fee of tourist attractions listed in the itinerary

* Lunches included in Beijing, Xian, Shanghai city tour

* One Dinner included in Lhasa

* Local English Speaking Tour guide

* AC comfortable tourist Vehicle

Train Tickets in China

* Beijing to Xian Overnight Train ticket, Sleeper Berth (All domestic train tickets are included and booked in advance).

All Accommodation

* All Hotels in the tour are included. We chose best value 3 to 4 star hotels with good location for you. All hotels include breakfast.

Travel Documents

* Tibet Travel Permit

Others

* Airport pick up and drop off in Lhasa

What’s excluded?

Domestic Flight Tickets

* Flight ticket Xian to Lhasa, Approx. 200-260 USD/person

* Flight ticket Lhasa to Shanghai. Approx.420-460 USD/person (We do not quote the price because the flight tickets changes time to time, and it is easy to book it by yourself online. Sometimes, if you book international air tickets along with domestic air. Thus you can get cheaper price)

Shuttle Service

*Price does not include airport/train station pick up or drop off in Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, it is easy to arrange a taxi by yourself with minimum cost. All excluded pick up and drop off service are marketed in Detailed itinerary.

Meals

* Some of meals are not included, check the meals plan

Others

* Some options might to be recommended to guests like Kongfu Show in Beijing, those opion are chosen by your wish and pay on sites.

* Additional single supplement for requiring single room for yourself

* Gratuities to tour guide and driver

Price From US$1,072/person

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