13 Days Dreamy Plateau Tour

Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Chengdu, Shanghai

Tour Code: TCT-Tibet-06

Tour Type: Private Tour

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

Price From $ 2235 2011

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This 13 days tour begins in Beijing, one of China best-loved highlights cities. After that we will visit to Xian, the ancient capital in Chinese history and famous for Terracotta Warriors. From Xian, we will fly into the 'Holy City' Lhasa in Tibet where pervaded the religious atmosphere and tranquility you are always yearning for. Our trip then will take the visits of the most historic and impressive sites in long-history Chengdu. Next fly to Shanghai to experience the fast-changing Eastern China.


Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing Be transferred to the hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
03 Beijing Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs
04 Beijing-Xian Summer Palace, High Speed Train to Xian
05 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Xian City Wall, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Street
06 Xian - Lhasa Flight to Lhasa
07 Lhasa Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
08 Lhasa Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka, Sera Monastery
09 Lhasa - Chengdu Flight to Chengdu
10 Chengdu Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Sanxingdui
11 Chengdu - Shanghai Thached Cottage of Dufu, Wuhou Temple, Flight to Shanghai
12 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund
13 Departure Shanghai Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: No Meals
Accommodation: In Beijing


Beijing City View


Day 2 Beijing

Depart from your hotel in the morning to visit Tian'anmen Square, the World largest urban square and the Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon. Peking Opera is available for your optional night entertainment. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing


Forbidden City



Day 3 Beijing

In the morning, take a driving for 75km to visit the Badaling Great Wall first, then Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb), the once lavish burial chambers of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty. Peking Roasted Duck is available for your optional dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing


Badaling Great Wall



Day 4 Beijing Xian

In the morning, visit to Summer Palace, the famous royal garden. After lunch, transfer to Beijing West Railway Station to catch the afternoon high speed train from Xian. Upon arriving at Xian, you will be met and transferred to hotel by your local guide.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian


Summer Palace



Day 5 Xian

It will be exciting day to explore the history and culture of China by a visit to Terracotta Warriors in the morning - one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. After lunch back to Xian downtown, climb up to the Ancient Xian City Wall, where you could choose to visit on foot, by biking or richshaw ( the extra fee for biking and richshaw on your own expense). Then a leisure walk in Small Wild Goose Pagoda and stroll around Muslim Street and surroundings.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian


Terracotta Warriors



Day 6 Xian  Lhasa

Enjoy your free time then be transferred to the airport for the flight to Lhasa. Arrive at Lhasa, be met at Gongar airport and transferred to the hotel to catch up with some good rest and acclimation.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Lhasa


Lhasa City View



Day 7 Lhasa

Depart from hotel in the morning, you will have another full day trip that covering the visit to Potala Palace - largest monastery of its type in the world and official home to Dalai Lama, Jokhang Templewhere monks receive their official training and education and Barkhor Street in Lhasa - afford us a window into Tibetan culture and an opportunity to buy colorful ethnic handicrafts rarely seen outside of Tibet.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa


Potala Palace



Day 8 Lhasa

After breakfast, enjoy your one day city tour today that starts with a visit to Drepung Monastery - one of the three great monasteries in Tibet, then continue your tour to Norbulingka - the largest traditional garden in Tibet, and then Sera Monastery.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa


Drepung Monastery



Day 9 Lhasa Chengdu

Enjoy your own free time then be transferred to the airport for the short flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival, be transferred to the hotel for a good rest.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Chengdu


Chengdu City View



Day 10 Chengdu

Depart from your hotel in the morning, you will then enjoy a whole-day trip of Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breedingthe world-famous Panda breeding research located about 10km (6 miles) out of the city, and Sanxingdui Museum in the suburb of Chengdu - where you can learn about the culture that existed between 2,800 and 800 BC.. For an optional activity tonight, how about taste the Hot Pot in Sichuan Style.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Chengdu


Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding



Day 11 Chengdu  Shanghai

Spend your morning time for a visit to Thatched Cottage of Dufu - a beautiful garden and museum to honor Du Fu, one of the greatest Chinese poets of all times and Wuhou Temple - the largest museum of the site left over from the Three Kingdoms Period, and a very quiet oasis in the city. Then be transferred to the airport to board the domestic flight to Shanghai.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai


Wuhou Temple



Day 12 Shanghai

Enjoy your full day city tour that starts with Jade Buddha Temple visiting, and then, go to Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in downtown. Then visit the nearby old street. Continue the trip to Oriental Pearl TV Tower. After that, it will be a good idea to have a walk along the Bund. In the evening, how about enjoy a breathtaking Acrobatic Show as your optional night entertainment.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai


The Bund



Day 13 Departure Shanghai

Arrange your day freely until be transferred to the airport for the return flight or the flight to your next stop.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends 

Prices (per person in US$)

January, February, December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   4309 3879   4578 4120   5322 4790
2-5 persons 2811 2530 3248 2923 2945 2651 3516 3165 3318 2986 4261 3835
6-9 persons 2235 2011 2671 2404 2369 2132 2940 2646 2741 2467 3684 3316
≥10 persons 1925 1733 2257 2032 2113 1902 2633 2370 2433 2190 3273 2946
March, June, July, August
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   4427 3985   4780 4302   5703 5133
2-5 persons 2887 2598 3366 3029 3063 2757 3718 3347 3525 3172 4642 4178
6-9 persons 2310 2079 2789 2510 2487 2238 3142 2828 2948 2654 4065 3659
≥10 persons 2012 1810 2413 2172 2225 2003 2840 2556 2633 2370 3656 3291
April, May, September, October, November
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   4481 4033   5003 4503   6077 5470
2-5 persons 2922 2630 3420 3078 3183 2865 3942 3548 3720 3348 5016 4514
6-9 persons 2346 2111 2843 2559 2607 2346 3365 3029 3143 2829 4439 3995
≥10 persons 2053 1847 2478 2231 2336 2102 3045 2740 2809 2529 3992 3593


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

Recommended Hotels

City Economy Hotel ★★★ Comfortable Hotel ★★★★ Deluxe Hotel ★★★★★
BeijingHoliday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven
Add: No.36 Nanwei Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100050, China
Beijing Hejing Fu Hotel
Add: 7 Zhangzizhong Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel
Add: 57 Wangfujing Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
XianSkytel Hotel Xian
Add: No.32 South Main Street, Beilin District, Xi'an
Days Hotel & Suites Xinxing Xian
Add: No.189 Jinhua North Road, Xi’an
Sofitel on Renmin Square Xian
Add: 319 Dongxin Street, Xian, China, 710004
LhasaYak Hotel
Add: 100 Beijing East Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa
Lhasa Xinding Hotel
Add: 12 Central Avenue, Lhasa
Lhasa Hotel Guibinlou
Add: 1 Minzu Middle Road, Lhasa
ChengduChengdu Leeden Hotel
Add: 39, Hongxing Road 1st section, Tianfu Square, Chengdu
Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu
Add: No.2 Taisheng Bei Road, Tianfu Square, Chengdu
Sofitel Chengdu Taihe
Add: 15 Bin Jiang Zhong Road, Jinjiang District, Chengdu
ShanghaiHoliday Inn Express Putuo Shanghai
Add:843 Guang Fu Xi Road, Putuo District, Shanghai
Central Hotel Shanghai
Add:555 jiujiang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World
Add: No. 88, Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai

Optional Activities

City Local Specialties Nights Shows
Beijing Beijing Roasted DuckPeking Opera
Lhasa Tibetan DishesTibetan Song and Dance Show
Chengdu Chengdu Hot PotSichuan Opera
Shanghai Xiao Long BaoAcrobatics Show

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