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15 Days China Best Treasure Tour

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Duration: 15Days
Beijing - Xi'an - Lhasa - Shigatse - Chengdu - Shanghai
Departure date:
As You Prefer
Tour code: ICTG-CN08
Tour Highlights
  • Beijing
  • Xi'an 
  • Lhasa
  • Shigatse
  • Chengdu
  • Shanghai 
  • Great Wall
  • Terracotta Warriors
  • Potala Palace
  • Panda Base
  • The Bund
Daily Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive in BeijingPick-up and Check-in

May you have a good journey to Beijing, and our guide will meet you outside the customs of Beijing Airport after you clear the customs, and then transfer you to the downtown hotel. The rest of the day is flexible for your will, have a rest or take a walk near the hotel.
Day 2 Beijing( Breakfast,Lunch )

After having breakfast at hotel, you will visit the Tiananmen Square this morning to start your Beijing tour. Strolling round the large square is very enjoyable where you will see Beijing with ancient and modern elements, then walk north to the Forbidden City. As the largest and best-preserved imperial palace in China, it vividly indulges us with a whole impression of the royal life. And also you can appreciate lots of national treasures in Treasure House of the Forbidden City. Later you will appreciate Chinese featured royal park - Summer Palace, which boasts of typical Chinese architecture and splendid landscape.
Day 3 Beijing( Breakfast,Lunch )

After breakfast at hotel, you will have an excursion to the Mutianyu Great Wall, you will take cable car to see this vital section of the world famous China Great Wall, Mutianyu has a storied history of over 1400 years, can trace back to Northern Qi Dynasty (550-570). Later you will go to the most famous tomb of Ming Tombs - Changling, it is the largest in scale and is completely preserved, inhumed the fourth emperor of Ming Dynasty. Also you will visit the Sacred Road of the tombs, which was originally built to lead to the Changling mausoleum.
Day 4 Beijing - Xi'anTransfer by air( Breakfast,Lunch )

This day you can visit the Temple of Heaven, where the Emperor of the Ming and Qing dynasties would worship heaven and pray for good harvests. After that, you will explore Beijing Hutong by rickshaw to know more about the life and culture of ordinary Beijing people. This visit can provide you with a distinctive travelling experience compared to other attraction. Later of this day, you will transfer to airport to Xi'an, then check in at Xi'an downtown hotel.
Day 5 Xi'an( Breakfast,Lunch )

After having breakfast, you will head to world-famous Terracotta Warriors to start wonderful Xi'an tour, maybe you have seen them many times on TV or magazines before, but it's a total different experienc to see them with your own eyes. Also with a sidetrip to Mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, who owned this awesome underground kingdom, you would know more about the first dynasty of China - Qin dynasty. Later you will return to downtown for seeing the Great Mosque of Xi'an, where still hold prayer services each day; With several minutes' walk to Muslim Quarter, you can buy some interesting sourviners and taste various delicious local snacks. Optionally visit: Tang Dynasty Show.
Day 6 Xi'an( Breakfast,Lunch )

Today you’ll look into the religious architectural art of Xi’an. Buddhism and Islam melt into Xi’an thousands of years ago with grant Buddha pagodas and magnificent mosques being built. Small Wild Goose Pagoda is the delicate version of the larger-scale Big Wild Goose Pagoda. These two pagodas light up each other and reach an aesthetic balance. Then you will deeply explore Xi'an in many fields by seeing Shaanxi Historical Museum this morning, where you can get more knowledge about Chinese national treasures and other precious cultural relics. Later you will step on Xi'an Ancient City Wall. As the best-preserved old city wall in China, you can take beautiful views of Xi'an city, and even optionally cycling on the wall is available for you.
Day 7 Xi'an - LhasaTransfer by air( Breakfast )

After having breakfast, you will be transferred to airport for several hours' flight to Lhasa of Tibet, then be picked up by our Tibetan tour guide in the Gonggar Airport. Later you will check in at Lhasa downtown hotel. Upon your arrival at Lhasa, please have a good rest at hotel to adapt yourself to the high altitude of about 3,650 meters above sea level.
Day 8 Lhasa( Breakfast,Lunch )

It believes that this day must leave a lifetime memory for your whole life. In the morning, you will visit the splendid Potala Palace, which originated from 7th century and once homed to Dalai Lamas. The Jokhang Temple, we head to later, as the spiritual center of Tibet, will deeply impressed you by its magnificence and sincere pilgrims. Barkhor street, hugging the jokhang temple, is regarded as the crowded central Market in ancient section of Lhasa, and at where you can buy various Tibetan or other minorities’ souvenirs for your family and friends.
Day 9 Lhasa( Breakfast,Lunch )

After having breakfast, we will drive to the western suburb of Lhasa City for visiting the Norbulingka, and which is meaning 'Treasure Park' in Tibetan. It is the biggest man-made garden in Tibet, covering an area of 360,000 square meters (88 acres), with 374 rooms in the various buildings. Then we will have a side trip to Lhasa Carpet Factory, where you could see lots of elegant rugs and other beautiful handicrafts. Later that day, after having lunch, the next visit is Sera Monastery, the second monastery in Tibet. Distinctively its famous debating activities are holding around 3-4 pm regularly every working day that you should never miss.
Day 10 Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse( Breakfast,Lunch )

After two days' visit of Tibetan human landscapes, today we will drive about 2 hours (120 km) to appreciate the beautiful natural views of the famous Sacred Lake of Tibet - Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. The surface of the lake seemly looks like a green jade, hence it was praised as the most beautiful lake all over the world. Later, we arrive at Gyantse (2 hrs, 140 km), and take a one hour visit to the local popular Pelkhor Chode Monastery and the precious Kumbum Stupa. At last, we drive straight to Shigatse (1.5 hr, 150km) and check in there.
Day 11 Shigatse - Lhasa( Breakfast,Lunch )

After breakfast, you will visit the most famous tourist spot of Shigatse - Tashilhunpo Monastery. It was founded by the First Dalai Lama in 1447, and expanded by the Fourth and successive Panchen Lamas. Later on the way back to Lhasa, we will take you to visit a local Tibetan family, here you can know more about local culture, customs and life condition of tibetan people. After several hours' drive, we will back to check-in at Lhasa downtown hotel.
Day 12 Lhasa - ChengduTransfer by air( Breakfast )

After have breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to Gonggar Airport for the filght to Chengdu, you could have a rest during the flight. Then after 2 hour's fly, when you are landing in Chengdu, our Chengdu tour guide will pick you up at airport and send you to check-in, you are supposed to have a good rest before starting Chengdu tour. In the afternoon, you will have a visit to Giant Panda Breeding Base. Let these extremely lovely creatures greet you and grant you good mood for a whole day at here. You’ll have great fun watching panda parents and kids, panda lovers and panda clan playing so happily at the cozy base.
Day 13 Chengdu( Breakfast )

This day, before you are transferred to Airport for filght to next destination - Shanghai, you will visit the following two famous attractions in Chengdu, the first one is Jinli Ancient Street, that is the top choice if you’re interested in Sichuan folklore. It gives access to the tasty Sichuan cuisine and amusing local custom just like what Hutong of Beijing shows you. The second is Wuhou Memorial Temple. It was built as a tribute to Zhuge Liang, the Martial Marquis of Shu during the Three Kingdoms Period. Zhuge Liang was a wise hero of ancient China. Chinese respected him to such an extent that after his death many memorials were raised to him across the country. 
When arrived in Shanghai, you will be sent to downtown hotel.
Day 14 Shanghai( Breakfast,Lunch )

As the biggest city of China, Shanghai definitely offers many lures. Begin from Yuyuan Garden and Yuyuan Market, you will appreciate Chinese garden construction and know more about Shanghai local people. Then with a stroll from Nanjing Road to the Bund, you will be impressed by Modern Shanghai amazingly compared with Xi'an. Later you can view the whole city at the highest floor of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, and know about the development of Shanghai with a following visit to Shanghai Municipal History Museum at the pedestal of the tower. At night, Shanghai Acrobats Show can be optionally appreciated.
Day 15 Depart ShanghaiSee-off at airport( Breakfast )

This is the last day of your tour, you can have free activity in Shanghai, go on shopping or have a rest, and later the tour guide will take you to airport for your flight to next destination. We believe you will love China and keep forever memories about China in your whole life.
Package Details
Tour Package Includes:
  • Transportation: All the domestic transportation;
  • Admissions: Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary;
  • Local service: Private English speaking tour guide & private Vehicle;
  • Hotels: Included Hotels' package will offer the standard twin room with breakfast in local 4* hotels.
Tour Package Excludes:
  • Flight tickets: Arrival and Departure at China;
  • Tips for tour guides and drivers;
  • Lunch / dinner /other optional attractions / tours;
  • China VISA.