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Tour Code:CHT-TB-08

Departure Date: Daily

Features: Private Tour Guide     Private Car & Driver     Authentic Local Restaurants

We need at least 20 working days to apply the Tibet Travel Permit, so we recommend that you confirm the tour 30 days before your arrival in Tibet.

The great wall, Forbidden City in Beijing, mysterious culture of religion in Lhsha, lovely panda in Chengdu, economic and trade center in Shanghai, all of these highlights combine in this tour. Is it the places you dreaming in childhood? Let me realize your dream now.

Highlights

  • Great Wall at Mutianyu
  • The Forbidden City
  • Hutong Tours in Rickshaw
  • Terracotta Warriors
  • Forest of Stone Steles Museum
  • Songke Grassland
  • Potala Palace
  • Yomdrok Lake
  • The Bund
  • Oriental Pearl TV Tower

Tour Details

Day 1Beijing Arrival

Our guide will meet you at the arrival hall of the airport. A comfortable vehicle and driver will be ready and waiting to take you to the hotel.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town   |  Sunworld Hotel Beijing   |  Red Wall Hotel Beijing 
Day 2Beijing
Mutianyu Great Wall

Mutianyu Great Wall

Today,we are going to climb the Mutianyu Great Wall. A cable car will take you to a good section (avoiding a very steep climb), where you can walk along the wall, through the watch towers and enjoy beautiful views as it snakes across the hills and mountains. Return by cable car, walk down or walk along the wall for about an hour to descend by chairlift. After lunch at a local restaurant we will go back Beijing City. The highlights of today is have Chinese dinner at Hepingmen Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant which provides the most delicious food of Beijing- Beijing roast duck.

  • Meals: Lunch at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant, dinner
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town   |  Sunworld Hotel Beijing   |  Red Wall Hotel Beijing 
Day 3Beijing
The Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven

We will start our tour to visit the Forbidden City, where you will visit the ancient Chinese emperors’ office and living place. It is a beautiful imperial garden and the precious relics are show for visitors. We will visit Hall of Clocks and Watches which exhibits about 200 clocks and watches from the imperial collection. Out of the Forbidden City is the world's largest square--Tiananmen Square. We will have a lunch at local restaurant which serves traditional-style food (mainly noodle) in an active Old Peking atmosphere. In the afternoon, we will go to Temple of Heaven where it provided for ancient Chinese emperors prayed for good harvest.

  • Meals: Lunch at Qiu yi yuan Restaurant
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town   |  Sunworld Hotel Beijing   |  Red Wall Hotel Beijing 
Day 4Beijing to Xian by Flight No. TBA
Hutong rickshaw of ride

Hutong rickshaw of ride

We will visit Beijing hutong( alley) which is one of the representatives culture symbol in Beijing. We have the opportunity to talk with the local residents. After have lunch at local restaurant, our guide and drive will escort you go airport for your flight to Xi’an.

  • Meals: Lunch at Courtyard 7 Restaurant
  • Hotels: Sofitel on Renmin Square Xian   |  Grand Noble Hotel    |  Xian Skytel Hotel 
Day 5Xian

Our Xi’an trip will start from to visit the Terra Cotta Warriors which is discovered accidentally in 1974. This incredible army of over 7000 soldiers, archers, horses and chariots in full battle array has guarded Emperor Qin's tomb since 210BC. After have a lunch at local restaurant we will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built in the 7th century to store the Buddhist materials that Xuanzang (Triptaka) brought back from his epic journey to India. The Temple has several large halls with some great Buddhist statues and murals.

  • Meals: Lunch at A Wa Shan Zhai Restaurant(Qinling Branch)
  • Hotels: Sofitel on Renmin Square Xian   |  Grand Noble Hotel    |  Xian Skytel Hotel 
Day 6Xian

In the morning, we will visit the Shaanxi History Museum which is one of China's most famous museums. Four major galleries in large, Tang-style buildings house a vast and impressive collection, beautifully displayed. Later, we will visit the Ancient City Wall which was built in the 13th century on the foundations of the original Tang Forbidden City. it is surrounding the city center. If the weather is ok, you could rent a bike to riding on the Wall. After have a lunch at local restaurant, we will visit Great Mosque which is one of the largest Islamic mosques in China and famous for the combination of Chinese architecture with Islamic practice.

  • Meals: Lunch at Yue Zhen Xuan Restaurant (Hanguang Branch)
  • Hotels: Sofitel on Renmin Square Xian   |  Grand Noble Hotel    |  Xian Skytel Hotel 
Day 7Xian to Lanzhou by Flight No. TBA

After have a breakfast, our guide and driver will escort you to airport for your flight to Langzhou.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Sunshine Plaza   |  Lanzhou Legend Hotel   |  Gansu International Hotel 
Day 8Xiahe
Labrang Monastery

Labrang Monastery

After breakfast, we will visit Labrang Monastery which was built in 1710 and it is the largest center of Tibetan Buddhism and Tibetan culture among Gansu Province, Qinghai Province and Sichuan Province. After have a lunch at local restaurant to taste the Tibetan food, we will go to Songke Grassland to enjoy the superb grassland scenery and ride a house to feel the pastoral life.

  • Meals: Lunch at Xilin Hotel
  • Hotels: Xiahe Labuleng Hotel  |  Xiahe Labuleng Hotel  |  Xiahe Labuleng Hotel
Day 9Lanzhou to Overnight Train by Train No. K917 (Lanzhou Railway Station - Lhasa Railway Station) Dep 17:15 - Arr 21:50

Today we will back to Lanzhou to take an overnight train to Lhasa. Day 10

  • Meals: Lunch
  • Hotels: No
Day 10Lhasa

Arrived at Lhasa, you will have a rest to adapt to altitude sickness.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Brahmaputra Grand Hotel   |  Xinding Hotel   |  Dhood Gu Hotel Lhasa  
Day 11Lhasa
Potala Palace

Potala Palace

In the morning, we will visit Jokhang Temple which is the first temple in Tibet, also the old city center of Lhasa and heart of a rich and living Tibetan Buddhism. After have a lunch at local restaurant, continue our trip to the Barkhor Street which is Built about 1,300 years ago and around the Jokhang Temple, and is the most famous commercial street in Lhasa. At the last, we will visit Potala Palace; it is Tibet largest and most beautiful palace which was the winter palace of Dalai Lama.

  • Meals: Lunch at Lhasa Kitchen
  • Hotels: Brahmaputra Grand Hotel   |  Xinding Hotel   |  Dhood Gu Hotel Lhasa  
Day 12Lhasa

After breakfast, we will visit the biggest temple in Tibet -Drepung Monastery which is in west of Lhasa under Mt. Gambo Utse. Built in 1416, it is one of the largest monasteries in the six principle monasteries of Gelu Sect in China, which there were once 10,000 monks. In the afternoon, visit the Norbulingka, which was Dalai Lama's summer palace, now is a park. Then, we will visit Sera Monastery, everyday, the monks will debate scriptures 3 pm. (except Mondays) Tips: Every day (except Mondays) at 15:00, there is a debate about Buddhist doctrines among the monks at Sera Monastery. The debating is held in the grounds and is a necessary way of learning sutras and scriptures. Visitors can watch the debate, but it is advised to keep quiet.

  • Meals: Lunch at Steak House Restaurant
  • Hotels: Brahmaputra Grand Hotel   |  Xinding Hotel   |  Dhood Gu Hotel Lhasa  
Day 13Shigatse
Yomdrok Lake

Yomdrok Lake

In the morning, we will come to the Yomdrok Lake; there are many small islands in the lake, where we can visit the world's highest hydropower station. The lake is also the largest water birds habitat in Tibet. After have a lunch at local restaurant, continue our tour to Palgor Chorten (Palcho Monastery) which lies about 270 kilometers (168 miles) south of Lhasa and 100 (62 miles) east of Shigatse at the foot of Dzong Hill. This temple is very famous for its architectural style, paintings, and Buddhism statues.

  • Meals: Lunch at Local Restaurant
  • Hotels: Shigatse Hotel   |  Shigatse Hotel   |  Shigatse Hotel 
Day 14Lhasa
Tashilunpo Kloster

Tashilunpo Kloster

In the morning, we will visit Tashilhunpo Monastery which was founded in 1 447 by Gyalwa Gendun Drup (1st the Dalai Lama) and is a historically and culturally Important monastery in Tibet. We will see the biggest copper Buddhist statue in the world, which is used over 115,000 kg of copper. The building is painted in red and white, stand closely together in terraced rows, also can see many monks read the Scriptures in the building.

  • Meals: Lunch at Local Restaurant
  • Hotels: Brahmaputra Grand Hotel   |  Xinding Hotel   |  Dhood Gu Hotel Lhasa  
Day 15Lhasa to Chengdu by Flight No. TBA

After have a breakfast, our driver and guide will escort you to the airport take flight to Chengdu.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Sofitel Chengdu Taihe   |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu   |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  
Day 16Chengdu

Today’s trip will from to visit Wu hou Temple which was built to honor great strategist-Zhuge Liang in the Three Kingdoms period. And then we will go to Jinli Street which you can see old streets in the period of the Three Kingdoms and Sichuan traditional buildings, also you can taste real Sichuan snacks. After have a lunch at local restaurant to taste Sichuan food, we will go to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. You could have two ways to communicate with pandas: one is feeding the pandas and the other is taking photo with them. Tips: A substantial extra fee is applicable and is not always possible.

  • Meals: Lunch at Sanguyuan Restaurant
  • Hotels: Sofitel Chengdu Taihe   |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu   |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  
Day 17Chengdu to Shanghai by Flight No. TBA

In the morning, our guide and driver will escort you to the airport to fly to Shanghai. And have a lunch at local restaurant taste Shanghai cuisine, we will go to visit Nanjing Road which is one of most famous commercial centers in China, where you can see many famous brands products and a lot of people shopping there. And then we will visit the Bund which was once the home of the foreign traders and major banks with old European-style buildings.

  • Meals: Lunch at HOMES SHANGHAINESE RESTAURANT
  • Hotels: Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World   |  The Bund Hotel Shanghai   |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 
Day 18Shanghai

In the morning, visit the Shanghai World Financial Center which is at the height of 492 meters, and you could have a bird view of Shanghai City. Later we will go to Yuyuan Garden which was a private garden built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty, with typical Chinese classic architecture and style. The garden covers an area of 2 hectares, with rockeries, pavilions, ponds and corridors. Of course, you could visit the Yuyuan Market where there are many local specialty shops. In the afternoon, we will visit Jade Buddha Temple where there are two statues of Buddha, carved from rare single blocks of white jade, but taking photos are forbidden.

  • Meals: Lunch at Old Shanghai Restaurant
  • Hotels: Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World   |  The Bund Hotel Shanghai   |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 
Day 19Shanghai Departure

Our guide and driver will transfer you to the airport.

  • Meals: No Meals

Price Per Person

$ USD
Dec.1 - Mar.31 Deluxe Superior Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /
Apr.1- Nov.31 Deluxe Superior Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /

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Price Includsion

  • Entrance Fees to the Scenic Spots as Listed in the Itinerary
  • Central Location Hotels
  • Centrally Located Hotels with daily western & Chinese buffet breakfasts
  • Authentic Chinese Food
  • Private Cars and Drivers
  • Private Guides
  • Flights & Transfers in China
  • Airport Taxes and Fuel Fees
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage Transfers

Price Exclusion

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Personal Expenses: such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary

Guide and Vehicle

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Excellent Local Guides

All the guides are base in local, well qualify and at least 3 years educated to obtain tour guide license, they are experienced and experts in Tibetan area with detailed knowledge about attractions, history, culture and more, which will provide you with the flexibility you want to get the most out of your trip.

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Cars and Drivers

We only use well-maintain air-conditioning and comfortable vehicles (not over 5 years) that suitable for sort of small group of 2-4 persons or group over 5 persons. Our divers can speak few English for simple communication, they are all over 5 years driving experience and well-training at deal with unpredictable weather and traffic situation.

Question and Feedback

Important Tibet Travel Tips

What things in China are best suited to children?

There are many things to do with children in China. We selected some interesting and popular activities for children in our family tours, which include Panda experience, Kungfu and Acrobatic show, Kite Flying, Chinese cooking class, kayaking, cycling on the City Wall and countryside and Cricket Culture.

How to get my Tibet travel permit?

Foreign visitors wishing to travel to Tibet must travel with a tour group with a guide and get Tibet Entry Permit with the help of the travel agent. To apply for a permit, you need to provide the following documents or information to us:

  • 1. A copy of your passport;
  • 2. A copy of your tourist visa for China;
  • 3. Personal information, such as your full name, gender, date of birth, passport number, nationality and occupation.
  • Tibet Travel Packing List

  • 1. Passport with China visa, valid for 6 month, the Travel Permit issued by the Tibetan government.
  • 2. A large backpack and a smaller one. The smaller one can be used for daily activities and can also be put into the big one when necessary.
  • 3. A waist pack to put property and important documents.
  • 4. water-proof clothes.
  • 5. Medicine for the common disease.
  • 6. Protection for avoid sun burn.
  • 7. Troche for the unexpected power cut in the remote erea.
  • How to avoid altitude sickness
  • How to avoid altitude sickness.

    In general, most healthy people will experience altitude sickness when travel into Tibet for at least two days. People will get sick and headache when in altitude over 3,000 meters (9,843 feet) is usually defined as high altitude. Since most places in Tibet are higher than this level, Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), also called Altitude Sickness is the biggest health risk to tourists in Tibet. Lhasa sits at a heady 3,650 meters (11,500 feet), and it is one of the lower altitude destinations in Tibet. We suggest prepare far enough in advance before the trip by some aerobic exercise and a thorough physical examination is necessary.

    The following precautions may help to prevent or lessen the effects of AMS:

  • 1. Since fluid loss usually accompanies the acclimatization process, drink plenty of fluids (3 - 4 litres daily at least) and eat carbohydrate food to keep the body properly hydrated;
  • 2. Do not over exert and only partake in light activity immediate after your arrival;
  • 3. Don't smoke, drink alcohol or take other depressants such as tranquilizers and sleeping pills. These will depress the respiratory drive and limit oxygen intake. Always keep in mind the following rules which will ensure a smooth and enjoyable trip to Tibet:
  • 4. Any sickness at high altitude is AMS until proven otherwise; • Never go higher with symptoms of AMS;
  • 5. It is significant that you report any symptoms of AMS immediately to other group members in the trip;
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