Ancient Oriental with Tibet (16 dasy 15 nights)

China, Tibet

Tour Code: GXL 
This unique tour starts from Chinese capital Beijing to picturesque town of Guilin, then to Tibet, and ends up in Shanghai.

The trip brings you to visit Beijing (3 nights).  Guilin  (2 nights).  Xian (2 nights). Lhasa ( 4 nights). Chengdu  ( 1 night).    Shanghai (3 nights)
Arranged 5 star hotels only for your comfortableness.

Day 1. Arrival in Beijing ( D)
You will land at Beijing International Airport today. Our representative will be at the airport to meet you and transfer you to our hotel. If time allows, we will take you to visit Summer Palace and Pearl Factory this afternoon.

Day 2. Beijing (AB, L, SD)
Today we will visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven.  Enjoy a Peking Duck Welcome Banquet in the evening. 

Day 3. Beijing (AB, L, D)
This morning we will take a Beijing Huton(rickshaw) tour, then visit the Great Wall and a Jade Factory.  We will also visit Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way. Enjoy Chinese martial art of Kung Fu show in the evening.

Day 4. Beijin – Guilin (AB, L, D)
Fly to Guiline in the morning. Our local tour guide will greet you at the airport and transfer you to our hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit Elephant Trunk Hill and Reed Flue Cave. 

Day 5. Guilin (AB, L, D)
Today we will take a Li River Cruise to Yangshuo. Visit local free market and attend folk dance and song show in the evening. 

Day 6. Guilin- Xian (AB, L,SD)
We will take a morning flight to Xian. Enjoy Dumpling dinner and Tang Dynasty Show in the evening. 

Day 7. Xian (AB, L, D)
Today we will visit Terracotta Warriors Site in the morning. Afterwards, visit ancient City Wall and Big Goose Pagoda.  

Day 8. Xian-Lhasa (AB, D)
We will fly to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, in the morning. Our tour guide will escort you to Xian airport and help you to check into your flight for Tibet. Upon your arrival at Lhasa Gongga Airport, our Tibetan tour staff greet you and transfer you to our 5 start hotel in Lhasa.  You will have a good rest to prepare for your spiritual experiences in Tibet.

Day 9. Lhasa (AB, L, D)
Today we will visit Jokhang Temple, the most sacred temple at the heart of Lhasa.  Afterward,  we visit Sera Monastery and observe a Tibetan Buddhism philosophy debate.  Latter we will wander on Barkhor Street which surrounds Jokhang temple. There are lots of Tibetan specialty shops, traditional family owned stores, Tibetan restaurants, you also can have coffees and steaks in this busy market.

Day 10. Lhasa (AB, L, D)
We will arrange a Potala Palace, the symbol of Tibet, tour today. Afterwards, we will visit Norbu Linka, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, and  Tibetan Museum at the end.

Day 11. Lhasa-Yamdrok lake (AB, L, D)
Today we will drive towards south about 2 hours to visit Tibetan Buddhism’s  holiest lake, Yamdrok Yumtso Lake . Return to Lhasa in the evening.

Day 12. Lhasa-Chengdu (AB, L, D)
Our Tibet tour comes to end today. Our guide and driver will transfer you to the airport and help you to check into your flight for Chengdu. This afternoon we will take you to visit Dufu’s house and Wuhou Temple. Enjoy a Sichuan Opera in the evening.

Day 13. Chengdu-Shanghai (AB, L)
After breakfast, we will visit the famous Chengdu Panda Research Center. After lunch, transfer to the airport for Shanghai. After arrive at Shanghai airport, transfer to our Shanghai hotel.

Day 14.  Shanghai (AB, L, D)
We will visit  Yu Yuan Garden, Old Shanghai District, Pearl TV Tower, Nanjing Road and Bund. Followed by taking a Huangpu River cruise to highlight the evening.

Day 15. Shanghai (AB)
Today will be a free day in Shanghai. You may explore the financial center of China on your own. Also you may visit Shanghai Museum or do some shopping on Nanjing Walking Street.  

Day 16. shanghai Departure (AB)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Pudong airport for your home flight.
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AB: American Breakfast  L: Lunch    D: Dinner   SD: Specialty Dinner

Start (Sun) End (Mon) Land Only
4/9/2017 4/24/2017 $4,460
4/23/2017 5/8/2017 $4,460
5/7/2017 5/22/2017 $4,460
5/21/2017 6/5/2017 $4,460
6/4/2017 6/19/2017 $4,460
6/18/2017 7/3/2017 $4,460
7/2/2017 7/17/2017 $4,460
7/16/2017 7/31/2017 $4,560
8/6/2017 8/22/2017 $4,560
8/20/2017 9/4/2017 $4,560
9/3/2017 9/18/2017 $4,460
9/10/2017 9/25/2017 $4,460
9/24/2017 10/19/2017 $4,460
10/8/2017 10/23/2017 $4,460
10/22/2017 11/6/2017 $4,460
11/5/2017 11/20/2017 $4,460
2018 Tour Dates coming soon

Single Supplement: $960

The prices including:
• All domestic flights
• Arrival and departure transfers
• Tibet sky train
• Help with hotel check in and out
• Air-conditioned transportation
• Meals listed in the itinerary
• English speaking tour guide and professional driver
• Sightseeing and attraction admission fees

The prices not including:
• International flights
• China visa ($185) and Tibet visa ($20)
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses and tips for tour guides

Unique experiences:
Ming Tomb and Sacred way in Beijing
Terracotta warriors in Xian
Chinese Dumpling in Xian
Buddhism debate in Sera Monastery in Lhasa
Panda Research Center in Chengdu
The Shanghai Bund

Accommodations:
5 star hotel with American breakfast

Flights:
All China Domestic flights included.
International flights available upon requests.

Tour operation:
English speaking tour guide escorted
Air-conditioned transportation and driver provided
Airport arrival and departure transfers
Hotels check in and checkout assistance
Flight check in assistance
Optional programs available

Beijing Jade Palace Hotel 5*
This is the first 5-star Business hotel in Zhongguancun area. Guest Rooms, Food and Beverage, Recreation, Shopping center, Office area etc…these are all available for our guests variety in needs. Situated in the central part of Haidian District of Beijing, between north west 3rd circle Road and 4th circle Road, 12 kilometers to the city center, 40 minutes from Beijing Capital International Airport.
Address: 76.ZhiChun Road,HaiDian District ,BeiJing, P.R CHINA 100086
Tel:86 10 62628888 Fax:86 10 62638255

Guilin Royal Garden Hotel 5*
Guilin Royal Garden Hotel is a five-star luxury hotel for business, conference and tourism. It is located on the beautiful coast of the Li River in the quiet urban areas, and faces Fubo Mountain and Piled Silk Hill. In terms of transport, it is about 32 kilometers from the airport and 3 kilometers from the railway station. The hotel offers 330 rooms from standard room to the deluxe suite.
Address: 186-1, Lijian Road, Guilin, China, Zip Code: 541004 Tel: (86)(0773)5688888 Fax: (86)(0773)5686888
 
Xian Jianguo Hotel 5*
Jianguo Hotel Xian is a famous hotel brand in China. ,managed by BTG—Jianguo Hotels & Resorts.The hotel offers a total of 643 spacious rooms. It earned “National Tourism Administration Five Star Classification Standard.” Jianguo Hotel Xi’an created an elegant business setting and artful relaxation atmosphere in a bustling cityscape, and extending its calming signature with professional and personalized service. The Jianguo Hotel Xi’an also is a beautiful ecological garden in the center of Xi’an.
Address: No 2 Huzhu Road Xian, Shanxi Province,  China Zip Code: 710048 Tel: (86)(029)8259 8888

The Brahmaputra Grand Hotel Lhasa 5*
The hotel is near the middle of the city in Lhasa. This hotel has185 deluxe rooms, single rooms, standard rooms, suites and deluxe suitesavailable. Every room has an IDDtelephone, two bottles of mineral water, air conditioning, high speed Internet access, private bathroom, writing desk, coffee maker and iron and board. There is a KTV room, massage parlor, beauty salon, coffee bar, wine bar and a recreation center.  An onsite restaurant that serves Western entrees. A business center can copy, fax, scan and type documents. Four conference rooms can seat small sized functions.
Address: Section B, Yangcheng Plasa, Gongbutan Road, Lhasa 850000

Chengdu Tibet Hotel 5*
Chengdu Tibet 5 star hotel has 300 rooms, an area of 45 square meters standard. Exquisite luxury room furniture, all rooms equipped with broadband INTERNET interface, free Internet access. Hotel Non-smoking floors, ladies and floors, commercial floors, can meet different customers needs. Elegant International Conference Hall, the conference, lectures, display the best choice. At the same time, all rooms free broadband Internet access.
Address; No.10, North Renmin Road, Chengdu 610081. Tel: (86)(028)8318 3388 Fax: (86)(028)8317 8898

Shanghai min Ya Hotel 5*
Shanghai MinYa Hotel Management Co. Ltd is the holding company of MinYa, a five-star hotel with imposing scale: 23 stories and the area of building is 50,000 square meters. The Hotel is the wonderful sample of the design idea that is composed of neoclassicism and royal style. MinYa offers 352 guestrooms that includes presidential suites and deluxe suites. In guestrooms, stylish furnishings and facilities and ultimate in MinYa’s caring and personalised service provide our guests expansive and luxurious accommodation.
Address: 500 Gushan Road, Pudong District, Shanghai TEL: 86 (21) 5093-3333.

Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability and other reasons without our control.