13 Days Dreamy Plateau Tour

Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Chengdu, Shanghai

Tour Code: TCT-Tibet-05

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.


DayDestinationHighlights
01Arrival BeijingBe transferred to the hotel
02BeijingTiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
03BeijingBadaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs
04Beijing-XianSummer Palace, High Speed Train to Xian
05XianTerracotta Warriors, Xian City Wall, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Street
06Xian - LhasaFlight to Lhasa
07LhasaPotala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
08LhasaDrepung Monastery, Norbulingka, Sera Monastery
09Lhasa - ChengduFlight to Chengdu
10ChengduChengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Sanxingdui
11Chengdu - ShanghaiThached Cottage of Dufu, Wuhou Temple, Flight to Shanghai
12ShanghaiJade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund
13Departure ShanghaiBe 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 SizeUsing Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
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Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
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Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 4309 3879 4578 4120 5322 4790
2-5 persons2811 25303248 29232945 26513516 31653318 29864261 3835
6-9 persons2235 20112671 24042369 21322940 26462741 24673684 3316
≥10 persons1925 17332257 20322113 19022633 23702433 21903273 2946
March, June, July, August
Group SizeUsing 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 persons2887 25983366 30293063 27573718 33473525 31724642 4178
6-9 persons2310 20792789 25102487 22383142 28282948 26544065 3659
≥10 persons2012 18102413 21722225 20032840 25562633 23703656 3291
April, May, September, October, November
Group SizeUsing 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 persons2922 26303420 30783183 28653942 35483720 33485016 4514
6-9 persons2346 21112843 25592607 23463365 30293143 28294439 3995
≥10 persons2053 18472478 22312336 21023045 27402809 25293992 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, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018, 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

CityEconomy 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

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