10 Days Images of Tibet and China Tour
(CTT001) Beijing - Xi’an - Lhasa - Shanghai
Escorted by private guide and vehicle; leave 365 days a year!
Easy - suitable for all level of fitness, family with kids and senior groups.
Trip Level Guide:
- Easy - suitable for all level of fitness, family with kids and senior groups.
- Moderate - suitable for ones with average level fitness, family with kids bigger than 12 yrs.
- Moderate to Strenous - suitable for ones physically fit; have experiences of high altitude trek.
- Strenuous: suitable for adventures and individual with physically fit and healthy.
This tour covers several well-known cities in china and Tibet. As the saying goes “ If you want to know about five thousand years’ history of china, you should go to Xi'an; For five hundred years’ history of China , go and explore in Beijing; For fifty years’ history of china, go straight to Shanghai.”
This tour shows the development of china by connecting with several famous cities. In addition, Lhasa on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is one of the highlights of this tour. You can visit some major monasteries and palaces to experience unique landscape and Tibetan Buddhist culture on the plateau.
At a GlanceDay 1
Arrive in Beijing and enjoy your free timeDay 2
Day tour to explore ancient Beijing, visit Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace(B,L)Day 3
Day tour to Mutianyu Great Wall(B,L)Day 4
Day tour to Terra-Cotta Warriors, Emperor Qinshihuang Mausoleum, Banpo Neolithic Village(B,L)Day 5
Fly to Lhasa from Xian, rest in the afternoon and acclimatize the high latitude(B)Day 6
Day tour to visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkor Street(B,D)Day 7
Day tour to visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, Sera & Drepung(B)Day 8
Fly to Shanghai from Lhasa(B)Day 9
Classic & Modern Shanghai Full-view Sightseeing. Visit Yu Garden, the bund, Shanghai Old Wax Figure Museum and Old French Concession(B,L)Day 10
Depart from Shanghai, end the tour(B)
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive in Beijing and enjoy your free time
Transfer to your reserved hotel after arriving in Beijing airport. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Stay overnight in Beijing
Day 2: Day tour to explore ancient Beijing, visit Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace(B,L)
The Forbidden City is the best preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world. The splendid architecture of the Forbidden City represents the essence and culmination of traditional Chinese architectural accomplishment.The Temple of Heaven is spectacular temple that the Emperors visited during the Ming and Qing dynasties to pray for a good harvest.
The Summer Palace is the largest royal garden in the world built in The grandeur and beauty of the Palace is overwhelming and is sure to impress anyone.
Stay overnight in Beijing
Day 3: Day tour to Mutianyu Great Wall(B,L)
Mutianyu Great Wall, featured “graceful”, enjoy the best quality among all Wall sections, 80km north-east of Beijing. Less tourists and well protected than Baidaling Section. It is is encased by sprightly streams and lush greenery. Mutianyu Great Wall is older than Badaling Great Wall, it has 22 watchtowers, about one every kilometer.
MuTianYu Great Wall passes through beautiful forested hills with streams. There is a cable car at MuTianYu to whisk you up onto the Great Wall.
In the evening, transfer to the Beijing West train station for the overnight train to Xian.
Stay overnight in the train
Day 4: Day tour to Terra-Cotta Warriors, Emperor Qinshihuang Mausoleum, Banpo Neolithic Village(B,L)
The archeological site of Banpo Village, built more than 6,000 year ago, and you will see how the resident matriarchic tribe used to survive in the Neolithic age.
The Emperor’s Terracotta Army. The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. These terracotta warriors and horses are the size of a real army, and were buried alongside the Emperor in a vast underground palace.
Stay overnight in Xian
Day 5: Fly to Lhasa from Xian, rest in the afternoon and acclimatize the high latitude(B)
Day 6: Day tour to visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkor Street(B,D)
The Potala Palace is the highest Palace in the world, and the palace of the famous Dalai lama. It was put to use since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections of Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.
The Jokhang temple is the holiest temple in Tibet and founded in the 7th century. Inside you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve, which is the most precious and holiest things in Tibetan Buddhism.
Barkhor street is the street , where you can do kora (a religious circle of a building or mountain) with pilgrims and locals, and explore the old market. Tibetan Teahouse, where you can find the real Lhasa leisure life, with local people, enjoy the local food at local atmosphere.
Stay overnight in Lhasa
Day 7: Day tour to visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, Sera & Drepung(B)
Drepung monastery is the biggest Gelug monasteries of Tibet, founded in 1416 by Jamyang choge, now is also the biggest one with hundreds of monks study inside. Buddhist Sculpture Carving, Appreciate one of the amazing Tibetan Art – Stone Carving near Drepung
Lama Debating inside Sera Monastery, you can see how Lamas practice their study every day and get to know how they learn Tibetan Buddhism from teacher and others. This is the most amazing section of your Tibet tour.
Stay overnight in Lhasa
Day 8: Fly to Shanghai from Lhasa(B)
Day 9: Classic & Modern Shanghai Full-view Sightseeing. Visit Yu Garden, the bund, Shanghai Old Wax Figure Museum and Old French Concession(B,L)
Yu Garden, best preserved ancient Chinese private official garden style in Shanghai. The Bund, one mile stroll affords many spectacular views. The Bund, with more than 50 individual architectural styles, is reminiscent of the time when Shanghai was the center of Chinese economy and culture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Shanghai Old Wax Figure Museum will immerses you in the sights of Shanghai throughout history of showing everyday scenes of people living in Shanghai. Old French Concession, a lovely chance to take a trip back in time to what the old colonial French quarter was like.
Stay overnight in Shanghai
Day 10: Depart from Shanghai, end the tour(B)
Transfer to the Shanghai airport and fly to your next destination.
All Cities Tours in Beijing, Xian, Lhasa,Shanghai
- Pick up from hotel before the tour
- Drop off to hotel after the tour finish
- All Entrance Fee of tourist attractions listed in the itineary
- Lunches included in Beijing,Xian,Shanghai city tour
- One Dinner included in Lhasa
- Local English Speaking Tour guide
- AC comfortable tourist Vehicle
Train Tickets in China
- Beijing to Xian Train ticket are included in the tour
(As buying Train tickets is not as easy as buying air tickets, all domestic train will be included and booked by us in advance.)
- All Hotels in the tour are included. We choosed best value 3 to 4 star hotels with good location for you. All hotels include breakfast.
(You may book accommodation by yourself, the price can be deducted from the quotation)
- Tibet Travel Permit, Chinese Visa Invitaton letter if required
- Shuttle Service in Lhasa. Shuttle bus to and from Lhasa Airport
Domestic Flight Tickets
- Flight ticket Xian to Lhasa
- Flight ticket Lhasa to Shanghai
(Sometimes, if you book international air tickets along with domestic air with same airline, you can get cheaper price; We can also book it for you if required)
- There is no airport/train station pick up or drop off service included, please arrange the taxi by yourself. It is easy to do it in China.
(Lhasa airport shuttle service is included as the local government requires travel agency to escort the guests)
- Besides the breakfast included in hotel, and some meals listed in the day tours, meals are not included in price quotation.
- Some options might to be recommended to guests like Kongfu Show in Beijing, those opion are choosen by your wish and pay extra on sites.
- Additional single supplement for requiring single room for yourself
- Gratuities to tour guide and driver
- Other personal expenses
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