21 Days China Panorama Tour

Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Yangtze River Cruise(Chongqing-Yichang), Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Guilin, Hong Kong

Tour Code: TCT-Classic-15

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: Suitable for the whole year, best from April to November.

Price from $ 4377

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Tour Feature

  The best-designed tour covering most of the popular places in China
  The most complete tour, seeing a panoramic view of China from cities with different characters
  Suitable for those tourists who have enough time and hope to see China as much as possible
  A long, colorful and bother-free tour with expert designation and attentive services

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Beijing Transfer service to hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven, Panjiayuan Antique Market
03 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Olympic Park, the exterior of Bird Nest and Water Cube
04 Beijing Xian Hutong Tour by rickshaw, Summer Palace
05 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarter
06 Xian Lhasa Transfer service to airport and hotel
07 Lhasa Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Street
08 Lhasa Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka Park, Sera Monastery
09 Lhasa Chongqing Eling Park, Chongqing People's Great Hall
10 Yangtze River Cruise Fengdu(optional), Shibaozhai
11 Yangtze River Cruise White Emperor City (optional), Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Godness Stream, TGD ship-locks
12 Yichang Shanghai Three Gorges Dam, Xiling Gorge
13 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple,  the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street, The Bund
14 Shanghai Suzhou Lingering Garden, Suzhou Museum,  Humble Administrator Garden
15 Suzhou Hangzhou Pingjiang Ancient Street, Tongli Water Town
16 Hangzhou West Lake,  Lingyin Temple,  Six Harmonies Pagoda, China Tea Museum, Hefang Street
17 Hangzhou Guilin Elephant Trunk Hill, Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park
18 Guilin Yangshuo Li River, West Street, Silver Cave, Langzi Ancient Village
19  Guilin Hong Kong Yangshuo countryside, Yulong River
20 Hong Kong The Peak, Repluse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Gem Factory Outlet, Stanley Market
21 Hong Kong Transfer service to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Beijing

Meals: No Meals
Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China. You will be greeted and met by TCT tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel, whenever your flight arrives in Beijing. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Beijing City View
Beijing City View
 

Day 2Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel:Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★
Sightseeing: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven, Panjiayuan Antique Market
 

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the historical city of Beijing.
[09:30-12:30] You will reach the Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world. Walk through the square and visit today’s highlight: Forbidden City , the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Hike to Jingshan Park, where gives a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City at the top of Coal Hill.
[12:30-14:00] Lunch time at Shi Yuan Restaurant, Chinese local food, famous for the braised eggplant, vegetable ball, and diced chicken with walnuts in soya sauce.
[14:00-16:30] Visit Temple of Heaven, which was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. It is China's existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven. Shopping time at Panjiayuan Antique Market and Pearl Market.
[16:30-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night show or the Peking duck dinner with your guide and ask for suggestions.


Tian’anmen Square
Tiananmen Square
 

Day 3Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★
Sightseeing: Mutianyu Great Wall, Olympic Park, The exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube
 

[08:00-08:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Great Wall.
[08:30-12:30] Drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, which section is more popular among foreign visitors. Upon arrival, you can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and walk around.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time at Xiaolongpu Restaurant, famous for the vegetable food, such as fried vegetables, dry-fried beans, sweet corn cake
[13:30-16:30] Drive back to Beijing city, while you can take a nap in the car. Visit the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube, the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. After that you will experience Chinese tea at tea house.
[16:30-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night activities, such as foot massage, houhai night bars and Sanlitun bar street.


Badaling Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
 

Day 4Beijing Xian

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Atour Hotel Xian Nanmen ★★★★
Sightseeing: Beijing Hutong, Summer Palace
 

[09:30-10:00] You will have enough time to pack up and check out. Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and have half day leisure tour in Beijing.
[10:00-11:30] Drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw , which is the way to know the Beijing local lifestyle.
[11:30-14:30] Drive to Summer Palace, which is the existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China. Boat ride on Kunming Lake is included. Lunch will be arranged at nearby restaurant, named Xiangyangtun, with opera stage inside.


After lunch, be transferred to the airport for the 2 hours flight to Xian. Your Xi'an tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Our Clients taking Hutong Tour by Rickshaw
Hutong Tour by Rickshaw
 

Day 5Xian

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Atour Hotel Xian Nanmen ★★★★
Sightseeing: Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarter

[09:00-09:30]  Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Ancient city.
[09:30-12:30] Drive to Terracotta Warriors and explore one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. Shuttle bus will be arranged for your convenience.
[12:30-14:00] Lunch time at Lanchi Restaurant, professional for buffet and local food, such as dim sum, noodles and Chinese hamburger.
[14:00-17:00] Visit the Ancient Xian City Wall, which represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Bicycle or sightseeing car will be arranged on the wall to go around. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there.
[17:00-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night activities, such as Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner.
 
Terracotta Army
Terracotta Army

Day 6Xian Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Lhasa Hotel ★★★★

After breakfast, be transferred to the airport for morning flight to Lhasa. Your Tibet tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.Relax and have a good rest at your hotel to acclimatize when you arrive.In the afternoon, you might walk around to get first impression of Tibet. Have a good rest at night and get ready for tomorrow’s tour.

Lhasa City View
Lhasa City View

Day 7Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Lhasa Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Street

Tips: When you enter into a temple or monastery in Tibet, please take off your hats at the entrance to show your respects and follow the clockwise direction for visiting. No smoking, do not touch the Buddha statues, turn the Buddhism scriptures or toll the bell.

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Holy city.
[09:30-12:30] Visit Potala Palace, the largest monastery of its type in the world and official home to Dalai Lama. Walk around the Potala PalaceClockwise to appreciate those who worship every day and also experience the life of local residents. After that, we will arrange a visit to the opposite hill in order to get a panoramic picture of Potala Palace, which is the best photo spot.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time at Ganglameduo restaurant for local meal, beef and mutton
[13:30-16:30] Visit Jokhang Monastery, where monks receive their official training and education. Shopping time at Barkhor Street, a window into Tibetan culture and an opportunity to buy colorful ethnic handicrafts rarely seen outside of Tibet.
[16:30-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night show and ask for some suggestions.

 
Potala Palace Lhasa
Potala Palace Lhasa

Day 8Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Lhasa Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka Park, Sera Monastery

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start the second day trip in Lhasa.
[09:30-12:30] Visit Drepung Monastery, which is one of the three great monasteries in Tibet. Then continue your tour to Norbulingka Park, a traditional summer palace and residence starting with the 7th Dalai Lama.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch at Tibetan Family Kitchen for local food, especially for the Yak meat dumplings.
[13:30-16:30] Pay a visit to Sera Monastery to see a monks debating inside the shady courtyard behind the main temple. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Drepung Monastery
Drepung Monastery

Day 9Lhasa Chongqing

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★
Sightseeing: Eling Park, Chongqing People's Great Hall

Fly to Chongqing. Your Chongqing tour guide will wait for you at the airport. After lunch, have a visit to Eling Park displays the layout of Suzhou gardens. You can also take excursion to Kansheng Tower where the bird’s-eye view of the Yangtze River and Chongqing city is breathtaking. And then, continue to visit the Chongqing People Grand Hall which looks like the enlarged version of the sacramental Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

Drive to Chaotianmen wharf and check-in at the Victoria cruise, which Set sail from Chongqing at 9:00 p.m.

Chongqing City View
Chongqing City View

Day 10Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★
Sightseeing:Fengdu (optional), Shibaozhai

[06:30-08:30] Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast.
[09:00-13:30] Activities on board as you like. Or take Additional Shore excursion to Fengdu with extra cost. Buffet lunchis served on board.
[16:00-21:00] Shore excursion to Shibaozhai. Late afternoon Captain's Welcome Reception with buffet dinner. Evening, enjoy the Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show

Fengdu Ghost City
Fengdu Ghost City

Day 11Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★
Sightseeing:White Emperor City (optional), Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Goddess Stream, TGD ship-locks

06:30-08:30] Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast.
[07:30-10:15] Activities on board as you like. Or take Additional Shore excursion to White Emperor City with extra cost.
[10:45-13:00] Sailing through Qutang Gorge & Scenic cruising of Wu Gorge, buffet lunch is served on board.
[15:15-21:45] Shore excursion to Goddess Stream. Evening enjoy Captain's Farewell Banquet and the Crew cabaret.
[22:00-23:00] Sails through the TGD ship-locks

Qutang Gorge
Qutang Gorge

Day 12Yichang Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing:Three Gorges Dam Site, Xiling Gorge

06:00-07:45] Buffet breakfast
[07:45-11:15] Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site; Scenic cruising Xiling Gorge
[12:30-15:30] Disembark in Yichang, Your Yichang tour guide will wait for you at Yichang dock and help you to transfer to the airport.

Fly to Shanghai. Your Shanghai tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Three Gorge Dam
Three Gorge Dam

Day 13Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel:
Sunrise on the Bund Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing:
Jade Buddha Temple, the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden; Shanghai Old Street, The Bund
 

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Modern city of China.
[09:30-12:30] Visit Jade Buddha Temple, which is famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels, which is said to weigh 1,000 kg.Then visit the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time for the local special food, Dim Sum and Steamed Bun
[13:30-16:30] Visit Yuyuan Garden, which is a Chinese classic garden in city downtown, shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road which is the earliest commercial street in Shanghai, you could look for some special souvenirs there. After that, enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as "a Gallery of world architecture".
[16:30-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night Acrobatic Show, especially the ERA show, which is one of the most popular evening entertainments in Shanghai.

Shanghai City View
The Bund

Day 14Shanghai Suzhou

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Garden Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Lingering Garden, Suzhou Museum,  Humble Administrator Garden
 

[08:00-08:30] Guide will meet you up at the hotel lobbyearly in the morning. Be transferred to the train station for your 0.5 hour G/D train to Suzhou.
[09:30-12:30] Suzhou guide will pick you up at the train station and start the tour to visit the real gardens in China. You will firstly have a sightseeing tour to Lingering Garden (1 hour) - which is one of the great four gardens. And then, take a short visit to Suzhou Museum- the masterpiece of I.M. Pei.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time at local restaurant nearby Suzhou Museum
[13:30-16:30] Enjoy your time at Humble Administrator Garden which is the largest garden in Suzhou. Afterwards, visit Silk Factory, a site for you to find out how silk is being made.
[16:30-17:30] Back to hotel. Enroute you can plan for the night activities with your local guide, who will give some suggestion to you.


Lingering Garden
Lingering Garden
 

Day 15Suzhou Hangzhou

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel:Hangzhou Merchant Marco Edge Lake Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Pingjiang Ancient Street, Tongli Water Town
 

[09:00-09:30] Guide will meet you up at the hotel lobbyearly in the morning.
[09:30-12:30] Stroll around the Pingjiang Ancient Street, an ancient cultural road which has been preserved for more than 800 years. After that, drive to Tongli Water town, where are famous for the traditional residences including gardens, houses and temples, built in the Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty. You will also experience Tongli Canal wooden boat through the waterways.


After lunch, betransfer to the train station for your G/D train riding to Hangzhou. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel. Rest of day will be at leisure on your own.



Hefang Ancient Street
Pingjiang Ancient Street
 

Day 16Hangzhou

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Hangzhou Merchant Marco Edge Lake Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Tea Museum; Hefang Street
 

[09:00-09:30] Guide will meet you up at the hotel lobbyearly in the morning.
[09:30-12:30] Today is a joyful day with firstly visit the West Lake, reputed for beautiful scenery, a multitude of historical sites, brilliant cultural relics, and a profusion of native products. We will arrange cruise tour on West Lake and it is also highly recommended to walk around. After that, visit the Lingyin Temple, a site famous for not only as a Buddhism temple but also an attraction to catch beautiful scenery.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time at local restaurant for traditional Hangzhou cuisine
[13:30-17:00] Visit Six Harmonies Pagoda, ensure a view of the Qiantang River and a far view towards the misty horizon. After that, visit China Tea Museum you can have close touch with the China tea history and know more about the tea producing process. Shopping time at Hefang Street, which is the most prosperous place in Hangzhou since the ancient time.
[17:00-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night activities or watch Impression Show of West Lake.


West Lake
West Lake
 

Day 17Hangzhou Guilin

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Elephant Trunk Hill, Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for flight to Guilin.
Fly to Guilin. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.In the afternoon, visit Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin. Walk to Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park next to Shahu Lake, which is famous for the golden and silver twin pagodas.

Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill
 

Day 18Guilin Yangshuo

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Green Lotus Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Li River, West Street, Silver Cave, Langzi Ancient Village
 

[08:00-08:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Li River on Cruise.
[09:30-14:00] Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with buffet lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. You can go on the sundeck or just sit and appreciate the view from the picture windows. After disembarking, walk through the West Street or take sightseeing car to the parking lot. Check-in the hotel in Yangshuo and take a refreshment rest.
[14:30-17:00] Drive to Silver Cave, which is the typical karst cave that goes through 12 hills totally. It is worth a visit there. After that, discover the nearby Langzi Ancient Village, which is well preserved. Walk in the ancient architectural complex in Ming & Qing dynasty and also experience the life of local residents.
[17:00-17:30] Drive back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the Impression of Liu Sanjie or just hang out at West Street night bars.


Li River Cruise
Li River Cruise
 

Day 19Guilin Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong ★★★★
Sightseeing: Yangshuo countryside, Yulong River
 

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Yangshuo countryside.
[09:30-13:00] Enjoy Yangshuo countryside leisure tour by bike or electromobile. We offer two options for your selection. This route covers the highlights of Yangshuo village, from Jima to Chaoyang about 15 km. lunch will be arranged at farmhouse courtyard nearby Yulong River. The meal is exactly the local dishes, such as beer fish; Yangshuo tianluonian; stewed pork with taros. After lunch, back to your hotel by bike and check-out.

Drive from the expressway to Guilin airport about 1.5 hours. Fly to Hong Kong in the afternoon. Your Hong Kong driver guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.


Countryside Tour
Countryside Tour
 

Day 20Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong ★★★★
Sightseeing:The Peak, Repluse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Gem Factory Outlet, Stanley Market

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start for the day trip
[09:30-12:30] The Victoria Peak (include one way Peak Tram Ride), sit on the right of the tram for the best views, and be certain to wait for a clear day to make the trip. Do not leave the Tower complex - which is a little disorientating without riding the escalators to the outdoor observation deck: the views are breathtaking. After that, visit Aberdeen fishing village (with Sampan Ride), old-fashioned boats which provide floating homes for thousands of people. Taking a ride on one of the boats is a popular activity.
[12:30-13:30] Dim sum lunch at jumbo floating restaurant, aside from feasting every imaginable appetite, the Restaurant will dazzle visitors with the same auspicious stories decorating regal residences of old, told through illustrious craftsmanship in the wealth of treasures on these world-renowned floating fantasies.
[13:30-17:00] Visit Gem Factory Outlet, the outlet located in Aberdeen mainly reserved for foreigners, and the factory has won a lot of jewelry design competition in the world. Then shopping time at Stanley Market, where is known for its bargain clothes, and the stalls are as good a place as anywhere in Hong Kong to buy souvenir T-shirts or inexpensive Chinese artifacts and household goods. After seeing the market wander down to Stanley's waterfront Main Street, lined with bars, pubs and restaurants popular with ex-pats.
[17:00-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night activities, especially the light show, or go to LanKwaiFong (famous bar street) for the night life.


Victoria Peak Hong Kong
Victoria Peak Hong Kong
 

Day 21Departure Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast

Pack-up & check-out. Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. Your pick-up timewill be reconfirmed by our tour guide beforehandaccording to your departure flight timing. Anyway, shopping spree before leaving for the airport

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Day 1Arrival Beijing

Meals: No Meals
Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China. You will be greeted and met by TCT tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel, whenever your flight arrives in Beijing. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Beijing City View
Beijing City View

Day 2Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel:Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the historical city of Beijing. Morning tour visit Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world. Walk through the square and visit Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Hike to Jingshan Park, where gives a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City at the top of Coal Hill. After lunch, Visit Temple of Heaven which was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. It is China's existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven. Shopping time at Panjiayuan Antique Market and Pearl Market.

Tian’anmen Square
Tiananmen Square

Day 3Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Great Wall. Drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, which section is more popular among foreign visitors. Upon arrival, you can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and walk around. After lunch, Drive back to Beijing city, while you can take a nap in the car. Visit the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube, the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. After that you will experience Chinese tea at tea house.

Badaling Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
 

Day 4Beijing Xian

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Atour Hotel Xian Nanmen ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and have half day leisure tour in Beijing. Drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw, which is the way to know the Beijing local lifestyle. Drive to Summer Palace, which is the existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China. Boat ride on Kunming Lake is included.  After lunch, be transferred to the airport for the 2 hours flight to Xian. Your Xian tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Our Clients taking Hutong Tour by Rickshaw
Hutong Tour by Rickshaw

Day 5Xian

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Atour Hotel Xian Nanmen ★★★★
Sightseeing: Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarter

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Ancient city. Drive to Terracotta Warriors and explore one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. Shuttle bus will be arranged for your convenience. After Lunch, visit the Ancient Xian City Wall, which represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Bicycle or sightseeing car will be arranged on the wall to go around. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there.

Terracotta Army
Terracotta Army


Day 6Xian Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Lhasa Hotel ★★★★

After breakfast, be transferred to the airport for morning flight to Lhasa. Your Tibet tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.Relax and have a good rest at your hotel to acclimatize when you arrive.In the afternoon, you might walk around to get first impression of Tibet. Have a good rest at night and get ready for tomorrow’s tour.

Lhasa City View
Lhasa City View

Day 7Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Lhasa Hotel ★★★★

Tips: When you enter into a temple or monastery in Tibet, please take off your hats at the entrance to show your respects and follow the clockwise direction for visiting. No smoking, do not touch the Buddha statues, turn the Buddhism scriptures or toll the bell.

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Holy city. Visit Potala Palace, the largest monastery of its type in the world and official home to Dalai Lama. Walk around the Potala Palace Clockwise to appreciate those who worship every day and also experience the life of local residents. After that, we will arrange a visit to the opposite hill in order to get a panoramic picture of Potala Palace, which is the best photo spot. After lunch, visit Jokhang Monastery, where monks receive their official training and education. Shopping time at Barkhor Street, a window into Tibetan culture and an opportunity to buy colorful ethnic handicrafts rarely seen outside of Tibet.

Potala Palace Lhasa
Potala Palace Lhasa

Day 8Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Lhasa Hotel ★★★★

 Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start the second day trip in Lhasa. Visit Drepung Monastery, which is one of the three great monasteries in Tibet. Then continue your tour to Norbulingka Park, a traditional summer palace and residence starting with the 7th Dalai Lama. After lunch, pay a visit to Sera Monastery to see a monks debating inside the shady courtyard behind the main temple. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.

Drepung Monastery
Drepung Monastery

Day 9Lhasa Chongqing

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Fly to Chongqing. Your Chongqing tour guide will wait for you at the airport. After lunch, have a visit to Eling Park displays the layout of Suzhou gardens. You can also take excursion to Kansheng Tower where the bird’s-eye view of the Yangtze River and Chongqing city is breathtaking. And then, continue to visit the Chongqing People Grand Hall which looks like the enlarged version of the sacramental Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

Chongqing City View
Chongqing City View

Day 10Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast. Activities on board as you like. Or take Additional Shore excursion to Fengdu with extra cost. Buffet lunchis served on board. Shore excursion to Shibaozhai. Late afternoon Captain's Welcome Reception with buffet dinner. Evening, enjoy the Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show

Fengdu Ghost City
Fengdu Ghost City

Day 11Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Early Bird Coffee and Tea. Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast. Activities on board as you like. Or take Additional Shore excursion to White Emperor City with extra cost. Sailing through Qutang Gorge & Scenic cruising of Wu Gorge, buffet lunch is served on board. Shore excursion to Godness Stream. Evening enjoy Captain's Farewell Banquet and the Crew cabaret. Sails through the TGD ship-locks.

Qutang Gorge
Qutang Gorge

Day 12Yichang Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel ★★★★

After buffet breakfast, shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site, Scenic cruising Xiling Gorge. Disembark in Yichang, Your Yichang tour guide will wait for you at Yichang dock and help you to transfer to the airport.

Three Gorge Dam
Three Gorge Dam

Day 13Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Sunrise on the Bund Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Modern city of China.  Visit Jade Buddha Temple, which is famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels.Then visit the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao. After Lunch time, visit Yuyuan Garden, which is a Chinese classic garden in city downtown, shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road which is the earliest commercial street in Shanghai, you could look for some special souvenirs there. After that, enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as "a Gallery of world architecture"

Shanghai City View
The Bund

Day 14Shanghai Suzhou

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Garden Hotel ★★★★

Guide will meet you up at the hotel lobbyearly in the morning. Be transferred to the train station for your 0.5 hour G/D train to Suzhou.
Suzhou guide will pick you up at the train station and start the tour to visit the real gardens in China. You will firstly have a sightseeing tour to Lingering Garden which is one of the great four gardens. And then, take a short visit to Suzhou Museum, the masterpiece of I.M. Pei. After lunch, enjoy your time at Humble Administrator Garden which is the largest garden in Suzhou. Afterwards, visit Silk Factory, a site for you to find out how silk is being made.

Lingering Garden
Lingering Garden

Day 15Suzhou Hangzhou

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel:Hangzhou Merchant Marco Edge Lake Hotel ★★★★

Guide will meet you up at the hotel lobbyearly in the morning. Stroll around the Pingjiang Ancient Street, an ancient cultural road which has been preserved for more than 800 years. After that, drive to Tongli Water town, where are famous for the traditional residences including gardens, houses and temples, built in the Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty. You will also experience Tongli Canal wooden boat through the waterways. After lunch, be transfer to the train station for your G/D train riding to Hangzhou. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel. Rest of day will be at leisure on your own.

Hefang Ancient Street
Pingjiang Ancient Street

Day 16Hangzhou

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Hangzhou Merchant Marco Edge Lake Hotel ★★★★

Guide will meet you up at the hotel lobbyearly in the morning. Today is a joyful day with firstly visit the West Lake, reputed for beautiful scenery, a multitude of historical sites, brilliant cultural relics, and a profusion of native products. We will arrange cruise tour on West Lake and it is also highly recommended to walk around. After that, visit the Lingyin Temple, a site famous for not only as a Buddhism temple but also an attraction to catch beautiful scenery. After lunch visit Six Harmonies Pagoda, ensure a view of the Qiantang River and a far view towards the misty horizon. After that, visit China Tea Museum you can have close touch with the China tea history and know more about the tea producing process. Shopping time at Hefang Street, which is the most prosperous place in Hangzhou since the ancient time.

Day 17Hangzhou Guilin

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for flight to Guilin.
Fly to Guilin. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.In the afternoon, visit Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin. Walk to Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park next to Shahu Lake, which is famous for the golden and silver twin pagodas.

Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill

Day 18Guilin Yangshuo

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Green Lotus Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Li River on Cruise. Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with buffet lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. After disembarking, walk through the West Street. Drive to Silver Cave, which is the typical karst cave that goes through 12 hills totally. It is worth a visit there. After that, discover the nearby Langzi Ancient Village, which is well preserved. Walk in the ancient architectural complex in Ming & Qing dynasty and also experience the life of local residents.

Li River Cruise
Li River Cruise

Day 19Guilin Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Yangshuo countryside. Enjoy Yangshuo countryside leisure tour by bike or electromobile. We offer two options for your selection. This route covers the highlights of Yangshuo village, from Jima to Chaoyang about 15 km. lunch will be arranged at farmhouse courtyard nearby Yulong River. After lunch, drive from the expressway to Guilin airport about 1.5 hours. Fly to Hong Kong in the afternoon. Your Hong Kong driver guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Countryside Tour
Countryside Tour

Day 20Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start for the day trip. The Victoria Peak (include one way Peak Tram Ride), sit on the right of the tram for the best views, and be certain to wait for a clear day to make the trip. After that, visit Aberdeen fishing village (with Sampan Ride), old-fashioned boats which provide floating homes for thousands of people. Taking a ride on one of the boats is a popular activity. Dim sum lunch at jumbo floating restaurant. Afternoon, visit Gem Factory Outlet. Then shopping time at Stanley Market, where is known for its bargain clothes, and the stalls are as good a place as anywhere in Hong Kong to buy souvenir T-shirts or inexpensive Chinese artifacts and household goods. Back to the hotel after the tour.

Victoria Peak Hong Kong
Victoria Peak Hong Kong
 

Day 21Departure Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast

Pack-up & check-out. Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. Your pick-up timewill be reconfirmed by our tour guide beforehandaccording to your departure flight timing. Anyway, shopping spree before leaving for the airport

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Prices (per person in US$)

Group Size Dec. ~ Feb. Mar. ~ Nov.
2 ~ 5 pax $5198 $5687
6 ~ 9 pax $4377 $4867

Price includes:
  Domestic flight or high-speed train as specified
  Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private licensed English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals mentioned in the itinerary, Chinese local food
  China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  Tibet Permit

Price excludes:
  International Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  China Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services

Remarks:
※ Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2016 to Feb 28, 2017, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※ TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※ No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise. 
※ Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※ Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※ TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

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