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China and Tibet tour of Beijing / Xian / Lhasa / Chengdu / Shangai

Tour code : TT-CTC01
Duration : 12 days
Seasonality :
All year around .
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Schedule
Day 01 Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. You are greeted by your guide at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

Day 02 Beijing (B, L, SD)
Great-WallThe highlight today is a visit to the Great Wall, a symbol of the Chinese ancient civilization and to the Ming Tombs, the burial grounds for the 13 Ming Dynasty emperors. Attend a Beijing Roast Duck banquet in the evening.


Day 03 Beijing (B, L)
Tian An MenMorning program takes you to Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden City, the residence of emperors for more than 500 years. Afternoon sightseeing features the Temple of Heaven, where emperors once prayed for good harvests and the Summer Palace, a summer resort for Empress Dowager Ci Xi.

Day 04 Beijing / Xian (B, L)
Fly to Xian in the morning. Check into the hotel. After lunch, you will visit the majestic Wild Goose Pagoda and the Ancient City Wall.

Day 05 Xian (B, L, SD)
A full day tour recalls the glories of ancient Xian as you visit the burial site of an incredible army of 8000 lifelike Terra-cotta soldiers and the ancient Banpo Village. At that night, you will enjoy two specialties, Xian Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show at Shaanxi Grand Theatre.

Day 06 Xian / Lhasa (B, L)
Fly to the holy city of Lhasa, capital of the mystical Buddhist Kingdom of Tibet. Locked away in its mountain fortress of the Himalayas, Tibet has had a unique hold on the imagination of the West. You are greeted by tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be at leisure for you to relax and adjust to the high altitude.

Day 07 Lhasa (B, L)
Potala PalaceTour starts from the religious Potala Palace built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. After lunch, you will visit Jokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet.

Day 08 Lhasa (B, L)
Norbulingka ParkFull day sightseeing takes you to Drepung Monastery. "Drepung" in Tibetan means the hill of rice because this white Monastery looks like a big hill of rice. This monastery occupies an area of 150,000 square meters with 7700 lamas and becomes the largest monastery in Asia. After that, you will visit Norbulingka Park. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace here for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities during the summer season. Today Norbulingka has become a public park for picnicking, relaxing and entertainment.

Day 09 Lhasa / Chengdu (B, L)
After breakfast drive to the airport and fly to Chengdu. Check into the hotel. Continue to visit the panda center in the afternoon.

Day 10 Chengdu / Shanghai (B, L)
Fly to Shanghai that is the financial and commercial center of China. You will be met by your guide and transferred to the hotel. After lunch, continue to visit the major attractions of the city, including the Yu Garden at the Old Quarter, the Jade Buddha Temple, the famous waterfront Bund and Nanjing Road at the shopping center.

Day 11 Shanghai (B)
Free at leisure.

Day 12 Shanghai (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

 
     
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