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Tour Code: CAT-09
Destination: Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Shigatse, Lhasa, Shanghai
Departs: Anytime
Tour Price: From Only 2615 USD / Per adult
Attractions: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Great Wall, Changling Tomb, Temple of Heaven, Hutong, Terracotta Warriors Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi Historical Museum, Qin Tombs, Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple
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Dates & Prices

  2-5 Travelers 6-9 Travelers 10 Travelers & Above Inquiry
Nov.1 - Mar. 31 $3205.00 $2835.00 $2615.00
Apr.1 - Oct.31 $3455.00 $3185.00 $2965.00
Special Notes: 1. Save up to 5% if you book 3 months before your travel date.
2. We convert Chinese currency to US Dollars at a rate of CNY 6.15 = US$1 for our quotations.
3. Many factors which will influence the price, please send enquiry and get exact quote from our trip consultants.

Price Includes:

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels.
4. 5-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified.
5. Airfare of Beijing-Xian, Xian-Lhasa, Lhasa-Shanghai; Private vehicle of Lhasa-Shigatse-Lhasa.
6. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
7. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

Day1Arrive in Beijing
  • After you arrive in Beijing  , our local guide will pick you up and then drive to Sunworld Dynasty Hotel . Then you can have a good rest.

  • Accommodation:
    Sunworld Dynasty Hotel
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • No meal
Day2Beijing
  • Explore Tiananmen Square, including Tiananmen Rostrum, the symbolic landmark of Beijing and China and other main buildings such as National Museum of China, Great Hall of the People, parliament building of China, etc. (30 minutes)

    Then visit the Forbidden City, the largest imperial palace complex in the world. (2 hours)

    Afterwards, visit the Summer Palace, the largest, most beautiful and exquisite imperial garden in the world. (90 minutes)

    Peking Roast Duck as the dinner.

  • Accommodation:
    Sunworld Dynasty Hotel
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day3Beijing

  • Hike the Badaling Great Wall with the cable Car, which is the best preserved section of the Great Wall. Climb up the Great Wall, well-known for the longest defense wall in the world. What a great experience! You will become “a true man, heroes and heroines on the Great Wall” as the old Chinese saying goes. (Cable Car is optional). (2 hours)

    Stroll around Changling Tomb, the mausoleum of Emperor Yongle who was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty.  He was the most famous historical figure among the Ming Emperors. (1 hour)

  • Accommodation:
    Sunworld Dynasty Hotel
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day4Beijing-Xian
  • Early travel to Temple of Heaven, you may see the Taichi exercises. It is the largest building complex for worshiping the God of Heaven in the world. (90 minutes)

    Experience the Hutong by rickshaw, sitting in a rickshaw, the means of transport in the Qing Dynasty, you can see the ancient Beijing lanes and quadrangle houses that have been preserved for 700 years. (90 minutes)

    Fly to Xian in the afternoon.
    Welcome you and check in the hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Sofitel International Hotel Xian
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day5Xian
  • Morning picked by our guide and visit Shaanxi Historical Museum, attracts a large number of loacl and overseas tourists (2 hours).

    Then proceed up access to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, regarded as the symbol of Xian (1 hour).

    Then visit the City Wall by rental bicycle, built to protect the ancient city (30 minites).

    Enjoy the Song and Dance of Tang Dynasty and eat Jiaozi Dinner.

  • Accommodation:
    Sofitel International Hotel Xian
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day6Xian-Lhasa
  • Meet the guide at the appointed time. Visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, attracts a large number of loacl and overseas tourists (2 hours).

    Then explore the Qin Tombs, Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (1 hour).

    Take the flight to Lhasa.
    Welcome you and check in the hotel, then enjoy the Tibetan Dance.

  • Accommodation:
    Brahmaputra grand Hotel
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day7Lhasa
  • First stop is Potala Palace, which was built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. (1 hour)

    After lunch, you will visit the Jokhang Temple, which was built by King Songtzen Gampo in the mid-7th century A.D. (2 hours)

    Then go to visit a local family to experience the folk custom. After Supper, you are suggested to ramble over the Barkhore Street, this is a famous local handmade crafts market. (2 hours)

  • Accommodation:
    Brahmaputra grand Hotel
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day8Lhasa
  • Begin our tour at Drepung Monastery, which is used to be the most large monastery in Tibet where lodged more than 10000 monks at its summit in the morning. (3.5 hours)

    After that, you will visit the Sera Monastery which is famous for its Buddhism scriptures debating in the afternoon. (3 hours)

    You will finish today's activity after visit the Tibetan Museum, the exhibition center of Tibetan traditional handicrafts. (1 hour)

    When today's activities are over, you will be driven back to your hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Brahmaputra grand Hotel
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day9Lhasa-Shigatse
  • Drive to Gyantse after breakfast. On the way, Yamdrok-tso Lake can be seen from the summit of the Kamba-la pass. Yamdrok is one of Three Holy Lake in Tibet(the other two are Namtso Lake and Lake manasarovar).(2 hours)

    When you arrive at Gyantse, visit Pelkor Chode Monastery. The Monastery is founded in 1418, notable for its superb Kumbum Chode(10,000 Images Stupa).(1.5 hours)

    Arrive at Shigatse later for rest.

  • Accommodation:
    Jiumuyamei Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day10Shigatse-Lhasa
  • Morning visit the Bachen Lama Set - Tashilunpo Monastery, which was Built in 1447 by the first Dalai Lama. (2 hours)

    Then driven back to Lhasa along Yarlong Tsangpo River in the afternoon.

  • Accommodation:
    Brahmaputra grand Hotel
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day11Lhasa-Shanghai
  • In the Mornig, driven to the Airport to take the flight to Shanghai.
    Welcome you in Shanghai and Check in the hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Majesty plaza International Hotel
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day12Shanghai
  • Explore the Jade Buddha Temple, a venerable and famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai. (40 minutes)

    Discovery in the Yuyuan Garden, a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai(1 hour).

    Relax yourself in the Bund, to enjoy the beautiful night scenery of this famous Oriental city(40 minutes).

    Up access to the Oriental Pearl Tower, the highest TV tower in Aisa, to have a bird view of this metropolis. (1.4 hours)

    Enjoy the Acrobatic Show.

  • Accommodation:
    Majesty plaza International Hotel
    ★★★★★(5 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day13Depart Shanghai
  • Driven to the airport, tour ends. Thank you for taking this China trip with us. Welcome to visit China again.

  • Accommodation:
    ( Star)
  • Breakfast