7 Days Classic & Popular Beijing Lhasa Essence Tour

7 Days Classic & Popular Beijing Lhasa Essence Tour

Price per person from $1295

  1. This price is based on a group (2 to 5 travelers) accommodated in 3-star hotel in shoulder seasons.
  2. This price is subject to change according your group members and traveling time. Usually lower price with more travelers, higher price in high seasons, and lower in low seasons.

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Tour Length:
7 days & 6 night
Departure Date:
Available Everyday
Service:
Private tour guide & driver + Private car/van
Features:
This luxury private tour is perfect for you to explore the best of Beijing and Lhasa. Fly to Tibet’s capital city Lhasa to sense its profound Buddhist culture and view it’s stark yet beautiful scenery. Seeing the Potala Palace, mysterious temples, the pious pilgrims and the simple-living Tibetan people adds up to a vivid and exotic cultural experience.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing Arrival

Welcome to Beijing! Clear the customs and retrieve your baggage by yourself upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the Arrival Hall who is holding a sign on which says your name; transferred by your private car/van to your hotel downtown. The rest of the day is your own time.

Day 2 Beijing ( B, L )

Today you will first visit the world's biggest city plaza, the Tian'anmen Square; then walk to the marvelous "Egg" (National Centre for the Performing Arts) to take some pictures from its outside; subsequently, go to the Forbidden City, the most complete imperial palace in China; and later proceed to the impressive Temple of Heaven. After the sightseeing tour driven back to your hotel.

Grand Forbidden City

Day 3 Beijing ( B, L, D )

After breakfast, drive to the Badaling Great Wall (about 80 km, 1.5hours) where you will experience at first hand the wonder of the Great Wall. For lunch you are arranged in a local restaurant. Afterwards, visit the Sacred Way and Changling, one of the Ming Tombs; on the way back to your hotel, you might make a stop at the Beijing Olympic Village to take some photos of the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube from the outside; Feel a little bit tired? Not to worry! We will arrange a foot massage (free of charge) for you, just relax and enjoy it!  With a Peking Roast Duck dinner you will complete today's tour!

Hiking Great Wall

Day 4 Beijing - Lhasa ( B )

Take a morning flight to Lhasa where the altitude is 3,650 meters above sea level. Transferred to the fine hotel in Lhasa and free to acclimatize yourself to the high altitude in the afternoon.

Day 5 Lhasa ( B, L )

Visit Lhasa's cardinal landmark Potala Palace, the spiritual center of Tibet, Jokhang Temple, and stroll around at the famous Barkhor Street.

Potala Palace is known as the highest palace in the world, well worth visiting for its artistic value, historic purposes, and cultural awareness, has been regarded as the No. 1 must-see attraction in Tibet.

Jokhang Temple (or Jokhang Monastery), situated at the heart of the old town of Lhasa, is the spiritual center of Tibet and the holiest destination for all Tibetan pilgrims, as well as a prime seat of the Gelugpa of the Tibetan Buddhism.

Potala Palace Overview

Day 6 Lhasa ( B, L )

Explore the Drepung Monastery up on the hillside, experience wonderful views of the whole of Lhasa city on the roof of the hillside, visit Norbulingka - the summer palace of Dalai Lamas, and enjoy interesting "Buddhism Scriptures Debating" at the Sera Monastery.

Drepung Monastery

Day 7 Lhasa Departure ( B )

Enjoy your free time in the morning. Then transferred to the Gonggar Airport and take flight back to Beijing or to your next destination.

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The Bund1

Price Inclusions:

  1. Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary;
  2. Domestic flight from Beijing-Lhasa with taxes and fees.
  3. 6 Nights hotel accommodation base on twin-sharing with breakfast;
  4. Meals indicated in the itinerary;
  5. Personal local English-speaking tour guide;
  6. Private transfers with experienced driver between airports, hotels, scenic spots, etc;
  7. Tibet Entry Permit;

Price Exclusions:

  1. International flight in China and domestic airfare, or Train from Lhasa;
  2. China Visa Service;
  3. Optional day tours or activities you’ve chosen;
  4. Tips & gratitude to drivers and guides;
  5. Personal expenses;
  6. Tibet Entry Permit;

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