Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Visiting: Tibet, Beijing, Lhasa, Xi'an, Guilin, Shanghai
Specialty Categories: Sightseeing Pilgrimage/Spirituality
Day 1: Arrive in Beijing. Upon arrival at Beijing airport you will be met by our guide holding a welcome board in your name and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is free.
Day 2: Beijing. Your memorable tour in Beijing begins from the largest and grandest square in the world - Tiananmen Square. Walking through the square, you will come to the magnificent Forbidden City. After enjoying lunch, begin to visit Summer Palace, the imperial palace and garden of Qing Dynasty. Followed by the world-famous Kungfu Show. Finally you will be transferred to the hotel.
If you are not very interested in Chinese Kungfu Show, please feel free to indicate us, we are pleased to change it to the fascinating Peking Opera performance in the front zone at Liyuan Theatre with no additional charge.
Day 3: Beijing. Enjoy the stunning views at Mutianyu Great Wall (including roundtrip cable car) as you stroll along, where you also can take a fresh air break. Discover Temple of Heaven with unique architectural structure after lunch. You have a free dinner time to enjoy the local snacks yourself.
Day 4: Beijing - Lhasa. Transfer to Beijing airport for flight to Lhasa. The rest of the day is for you to adapt to the high altitude. In order to avoid altitude sickness, you shouldn't do excessive physical activity. Dinner is served at hotel.
Day 5: Lhasa. Start your tour by visiting Lhasa's landmark, Potala Palace and famous Jokhang Temple. Then proceed to enjoy a walking tour through the busy and flourishing Bhakhor Street and visit Num Temple.
Day 6: Lhasa. Explore the UNESCO-designated World Heritage site, Norbulingka, a summer resort for Dalai Lama. After lunch, visit the Sera Monastery housing large numbers of rare cultural relics and art works and experience atmosphere of Lamas scripture debate.
Day 7: Lhasa - Xi'an. Transfer to visit Tibet Museum housing a rich collection of prehistoric cultural relics. After lunch, transfer to Lhasa airport for flight to Xi'an. Our guide will await you at the airport for your transfer to hotel.
Day 8: Xi'an. Today's initial sightseeing is to explore the amazing Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses. After a la carte lunch, visit the landmark of the city-Big Wild Goose Pagoda. For today's dinner, the scheduled Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show will liven up your Dumpling Banquet. Transfer to hotel.
Day 9: Xi'an - Guilin. Transfer to visit well preserved Xi'an City Wall. Afterwards pay a visit to the Great Mosque and the famous Muslim Street nearby. Transfer to the airport and take a flight to Guilin. Our local guide will await you at the airport for your transfer to hotel.
Day 10: Guilin - Yangshuo. East or west, Guilin Landscape is the best. Today's Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo will offer you the centerpiece of Guilin Landscape. You will be enchanted by the gorgeous Karst peaks, limpid river, blue sky, honest water buffalo, hard-working peasants and the free-floating bamboo rafts. After disembarking the ship, enjoy a bicycle tour running through the countryside and have a rest at a peasant family. West Street with glamour bars and cafes is the optimum selection for nightlife here.
Day 11: Guilin. Transfer back to Guilin. Continue to explore Guilin by visiting the mysterious Reed Flute Cave and Elephant Trunk Hill.
Day 12: Guilin - Shanghai. Transfer to Guilin airport for flight to Shanghai. Our guide will await you at the airport for your transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure for you to explore the city.
Day 13: Shanghai. Spend most of the morning at Shanghai Museum. Then proceed to visit Yuyuan Garden and Yuyuan Market. Enjoy a walking tour through the Bund and Nanjing Road Walking Street. and then take a walk along Tianzifang where you can find the special architecture of old shanghai city. Enjoy the exciting Acrobatic Show. Drive back to the hotel.
Day 14: Departure from Shanghai. Airport transfer and see off.