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18-Day Beijing - Urumqi - Turpan - Dunhuang - Xian - Lhasa - Gyangtse - Shigatse - Lhasa - Shanghai Tour Package
  • Tour code:   TCP-TTBUTDXLGSLS-18
  • Price from:   $1999
  • Operate:   Daily
  • Days:   18 Days
  • Start city:   Beijing
  • End city:   Shanghai
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2-5 Persons  $ 4020  $ 4079  $ 3499  $ 3539  $ 2709  $ 2739
6-9 Persons  $ 3429  $ 3479  $ 2949  $ 2989  $ 2279  $ 2309
10-More  $ 3049  $ 3089  $ 2559  $ 2599  $ 1999  $ 2029

Tour Itinerary

Day 1   ARRIVE BEIJING

On arrival into Beijing, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Spend rest of the day exploring exciting Beijing at your leisure.
Luxury:  Crowne Plaza Beijing    Standard:  Holiday Inn Central Plaza    Budget: 
Red Wall Hotel

Day 2   BEIJING

Today, you will embark upon a full-day tour of Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven. You can choose the
Beijing Opera Show/Kungfu Show as optional at night.   (B/L/D)
Luxury:  Crowne Plaza Beijing    Standard:  Holiday Inn Central Plaza    Budget: 
Red Wall Hotel

Day 3   BEIJING

This morning, visit Ming Tombs Museum, the ancient burial place of the Ming Dynasty emperors, and the Sacred Way. After lunch visit Badaling Great Wall, built over 2,000 years ago by Emperor Qin. Cable car is optional to get the top of The Great Wall. Dinner is a Peking duck banquet in the original duck restaurant.   (B/L/D)
Luxury:  Crowne Plaza Beijing    Standard:  Holiday Inn Central Plaza    Budget:  Red Wall Hotel

Day 4   BEIJING/URUMQI

This morning, enjoy some free time before transferring to the airport for your flight to Urumqi. On arrival into Urumqi, check in to your hotel for 1 night and spend rest of the day at your own pace.   (B/L/D)
L
uxury:  Silver Star Hotel    Standard:  Hotel World Plaza    Budget:  Xinrong Hotel

Day 5   URUMQI/TURPAN

Transfer by road to Turpan after breakfast. On arrival, check into your hotel and followed visit to the Jiaohe Ruins, Karez Well and the Sugong Pagoda.   (B/L/D)
L
uxury:  Tuha Petroleum Hotel      Standard:  Oasis Hotel     Budget:  Tulufan Hotel

Day 6   TURPAN/DUNHUANG

Today, enjoy a full-day tour to the Gaochang Ruins, Baizikeli Thousand Buddha Cave and the Flaming Hill. Then, take an overnight soft sleeper train to Dunhuang.   (B/L/D)
Luxury:  Overnight on soft sleeper train      Standard:  Overnight on soft sleeper train      Budget:  Overnight on soft sleeper train

Day 7   DUNHUANG

On arrival into Dunhuang, check in to your hotel and enjoy a short camel-riding along the Echoing Sand Dune to reach the Crescent Lake.   (B/L/D)
L
uxury:  The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel     Standard:  Grand Sun Hotel    Budget: Dunhuang Hotel

Day 8   DUNHUANG/XIAN

This morning, visit the Mogao Grottoes before transferring to the airport for your flight to Xian, China’s ancient capital. On arrival, visit the Ancient City Wall of Xian.   (B/L/D)
Luxury: Sofitel On Renmin Square    Standard: Grand New World Hotel    Budget:  City Hotel

Day 9   XIAN

Spend the day exploring Xian’s ancient monuments, including the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, home to over 8, 000 life-size Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses. This is followed by visit to the
Big Wild Goose Pagoda. You can choose a special Tang Dynasty Dumpling Dinner Show as optional in the evening.   (B/L/D)
Luxury: Sofitel On Renmin Square    Standard: Grand New World Hotel    Budget:  City Hotel

Day 10   XIAN/LHASA

This morning, visit the Hanyangling Museum, the Mausoleum of Western Han Emperor Liu Qi. Then, transfer to the airport for your flight to Lhasa (3,650 meters above sea level). Lhasa Gonggar Airport is located 98km south of Lhasa city. On arrival, check in to the hotel and be acclimatized to the high altitude this afternoon.   (B/L/D)
L
uxury:  Jardin Secret Hotel    Standard:  Four Points by Sheraton    Budget:   Huaxia Hotel

Day 11   LHASA

This morning after breakfast, visit the Potala Palace, the winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, is reputed to contain 1,000 rooms, hundreds upon hundreds of magnificent thangkas, frescoes, and images. After a western lunch, followed by visit to the Sera Monastery and the Norbulingka Park, a richly decorated complex located in a beautiful garden setting, is the traditional summer palace of the Dalai Lamas.   (B/L/D)
L
uxury:  Jardin Secret Hotel    Standard:  Four Points by Sheraton    Budget:   Huaxia Hotel

Day 12   LHASA

Highlights of today’s sightseeing include the Jokhang Temple and the thriving bazaar of the Barkhor Street. After having a western-style lunch, followed by visit to the Tibet Museum, the Tibetan Traditional Medicine Hospital and the Carpet Factory.   (B/L/D)
L
uxury:  Jardin Secret Hotel    Standard:  Four Points by Sheraton    Budget:   Huaxia Hotel

Day 13   LHASA/GYANGTSE

This morning, transfer by road to Gyangtse. Stop off at the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. On arrival, visit the Palkhor Monastery and Gyangtse Old Street..   (B/L/D)
Luxury: Gyangtse Hotel      Standard: Gyangtse Hotel      Budget:  Gyangtse Hotel

Day 14   GYANGTSE/SHIGATSE

Visit the Palkhor Monastery and the Gyangtse Old Street in the morning. Then, take a transfer by road to Shigatse. On arrival, transfer to your hotel and spend rest of the day at your leisure.   (B/L/D)
Luxury: Shigatse Hotel      Standard: Shigatse Hotel      Budget:  Shigatse Hotel   

Day 15   SHIGATSE/LHASA

Today, visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery and the New Palace of Panchen. Next, transfer to Lhasa. On arrival, check into your hotel and spend rest of the day at your own pace.   (B/L/D)
L
uxury:  Jardin Secret Hotel    Standard:  Four Points by Sheraton    Budget:   Huaxia Hotel

Day 16   LHASA/SHANGHAI

This morning, visit a Tibetan family before transferring to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. On arrival into Shanghai, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring exciting Shanghai at your leisure.  
Luxury: Grand Hyatt Shanghai    Standard: Holiday Inn Pudong    Budget: 
Zhongya hotel

Day 17   SHANGHAI

Today, a full day city tour has been included to ensure you make the most of your stay in this modern metropolis. Sights include the Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum and Jade Buddha Temple. You can choose the Acrobatic Show as optional at night.   (B/L/D)
Luxury: Grand Hyatt Shanghai    Standard: Holiday Inn Pudong    Budget: 
Zhongya hotel

Day 18   DEPART SHANGHAI

After breakfast, enjoy some free time before transferring to the airport for your onward flight.   (B)


Please Note:                   Accommodation may be substituted to that of a similar standard.
                                        B:  Continental Breakfast      L:  Lunch      D:   Dinner

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