15 Days China & Tibet Tour

15 Days China & Tibet Tour

Price per person from $3021

  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:
15 Days & 14 Nights
Departure Date:
Available Everyday
Service:
Private Tour Guide + Private Transfer Service
Features:
This tour package mostly takes part in the southwest of China, where you will experience an adventure of a lifetime in Tibet. Guilin is also a site of tremendous natural beauty,while Beijing and Xian provide a glimpse of the wonders of ancient China, while both Beijing and Shanghai showcase China’s rapid development.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Shanghai Arrival

Welcome to Shanghai, the most metropolis of China!

Upon arrival at Shanghai airport, you'll be met and taken to have an 8-minute high-tech Maglev Train. It's not a bird or a plane, just Shanghai's Maglev Train, the world's fastest train running 430km/hr. Your driver is ready to pick you up at the Longyang Road station, and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of today is at your leisure.

Day 2 Shanghai (B,L)

After breakfast, you'll visit the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, a must-see for all true Shanghainophiles to witness how Shanghai became a cosmopolitan city from a shabby fishing village.

Then walk leisurely around the beautiful Yu Garden, a pleasant enough, well-contained classical Chinese garden, and savor some local flavor snacks at the Yu Garden Bazaar.Then continue to Jade Buddha Temple to admire the largest jade Buddha in the world and exquisite religious artifacts.

Later to visit the French Concession to appreciate its old French-style villas and special colonial culture. In the evening, enjoy the breathtaking Acrobatic Show. (Optional)

Shanghai yuyuan garden wall

Day 3 Shanghai & Flight to Guilin (B,L)

After breakfast, head to the famous Bund to witness Shanghai's skyline, and stroll along China's No.1 shopping street, Nanjing Road.

Then ascend the Jinmao Tower to get an amazing bird's eye view of this metropolis.

Being free until transferred to the airport and take a flight to Guilin, the most beautiful city of China. Upon your arrival in Guilin, be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of today is free to explore the scenic city at your own.

Tai Chin in the monring in the Bund Shanghai

Day 4 Guilin-Yangshuo (B,L)

After breakfast, you'll be driven to Zhujiang Pier to cruise the Li River, a must-do for any Guilin tourists and a mile-long natural gallery. This was what Bill Clinton said: 'I heard of the name of Li River long ago. Today I visit Li River. It is more vivid and genuine than what I thought before. Nowhere is like Guilin. It makes me think of the traditional Chinese paintings.'

After about 4 hours cruise, disembark at Yangshuo, the paradise of Guilin. Check in your hotel, the rest of today is free to explore Yangshuo and find out why West Street is so popular among tourists.

Relaxing Li River Cruise

Day 5 Yangshuo-Guilin-Chengdu (B,L)

Being driven back to Guilin after breakfast (1.5~2 hrs), and have an essential Guilin city tour. The first stop surely is the Elephant Trunk Hill, the city symbol. Then head to visit the fabulous Reed Flute Cave to see the beautiful stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, and stone flowers with various shapes.

After the tour, be escorted to the airport for your flight to Chengdu, home of the cute giant panda. Upon arrival, be transferred to your hotel by the local guide.

Elephant Trunk Hill is the landmark of Guilin

Day 6 Chengdu (B,L)

On this day, you will visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, followed by a trip to the Wenshu Temple, where you can spend some time sitting in its tea house enjoying a cup of traditional Chinese tea and absorb the special atmosphere of Chengdu and Jinli Old Street.

Family Photo With Panda Eating At Back

Day 7 Flight to Lhasa from Chengdu (B)

You will be free until your local guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to Lhasa (about 2 hour's flight).

Welcome to Tibet! Your local guide will meet you upon your arrival in Gonggar airport and will escort you to Lhasa. On the 2-hour drive way, you'll enjoy the heart-stopping views along the Yarlong Tsangpo River.

After arrival at your hotel, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the local area and acclimatize yourself to this high altitude city at the top of the world.

Mt Everest

Day 8 Lhasa (B,L)

The overwhelming Potala Palace is your first stop. As the symbol of Tibet, it was built in 641 AD and was the winter palace of Dalai Lama who is Tibet's pope. Impressive Tibetan architecture, huge golden Buddha statues, red-robed lamas and devoted pilgrims all make it a must-visit.

In the afternoon, you'll visit the Jokhang Temple, the spiritual center of Tibet. Every day, pilgrims from every corner of Tibet trek here from long distances to worship. Finally, walk the special circular pilgrimage route as local followers always do at Barkhor Street.

Potala Palace

Day 9 Lhasa (B,L)

After breakfast, you are driven to visit the Norbulingka Park, the former summer palace of Dalai Lama, and then come to Drepung Monastery, once the largest Monastery housing 10,000 monks in its heyday.

Your tour ends at Sera Monastery, and the 'Buddhism Scriptures Debating' in Sera is very famous. Enjoy the debate!

Drepung Monastery

Day 10 Flight to Xian from Lhasa (B)

Today is free for you until to be transferred to the airport in time for your flight to Xian.

After arrival in Xian, be transferred to your hotel, and the rest of the day is free for you to explore the ancient heart of China at your own.

Day 11 Xian (B,L)

Today your first stop is to join the ranks of the incredible Terracotta Warriors, the forbidding sentinels of a death defying emperor, starting out through the silent millennia of history.
In the afternoon, visit the Ancient City Walls, the largest and best-kept city walls on earth. Strolling and cycling on the Walls is quite an enjoyable experience. Today’s tour ends to visit the Bell Tower, a famous landmark of Xian ancient city.

Terracotta Warriors in Xian

Day 12 Xian & Flight to Beijing (B,L)

Today after breakfast, you’ll visit the Great Mosque, a tranquil and historic mosque that has served Xian’s Muslim community for more than a millennium. By the way, you’ll stop by the Muslim Community. Then head to the age-old Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the symbol of the old-line Xian, a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.

After lunch, be transferred to the airport and take a flight to Beijing, the capital city of China. Be met and transferred to your hotel by the local guide and the rest of today is free at your leisure.

Great Mosque Xi'an Prayers

Day 13 Beijing (B,L)

Today's tour begins to visit the Tiananmen Square, the world's largest plaza. Walking through Tiananmen Gate, you'll enter the splendid Forbidden City, China's No.1 palace complex adorned with imperial treasures.

In the afternoon, you'll marvel at the Temple of Heaven where the emperors worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest.

Forbidden city sunrise

Day 14 Beijing (B,L)

This morning tour will take you to size up the world-famous Great Wall (Badaling section), the key symbol of China. Flexible visiting time allows you to enjoy a lifetime trekking trip (1-2 hours' hiking), or witness the breathtaking views of this man-made wonder by taking a cable car(optional).

After the Wall visit, you'll take a leisurely stroll along the tranquil Sacred Road to explore the Ding Tomb of Ming Imperial Tombs.

Feel tired after a whole day tour? You're offered with a free foot massage. In the evening, try the flavorful dish of Peking Roast Duck Dinner. (Optional)

beautiful scenery around Badaling Great Wall

Day 15 Beijing Departure (B,L)

Today after breakfast, you’ll visit the fabulous Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved imperial garden in China, the next ‘must see’ site after the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.

Then you will be escorted to the airport for a flight to your next destination or back to your home.

Summer Palace

Price Inclusions:

  1. Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary;
  2. 14 Nights hotel accommodations based on twin sharing room with breakfasts as indicated;
  3. Meals indicated in the itinerary;
  4. Personalocal English-speaking tour guide;
  5. Private transfer service;
  6. Arrangements: charges of planning, handling, operation and communication;
  7. Domestic economic flights including tax;
  8. Tibet Permission.

Price Exclusions:

  1. International flights in/out China;
  2. China Visa Fees;
  3. Service that is not menitoned above;
  4. Tips & gratitude to drivers and guides;
  5. Personal expenses;

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