- Private Day Tours
- Religious and Spiritual Tours
- Cultural and Historical Tours
- 11 nights hotel
- 12 breakfast
- 11 Lunch
- 11 Dinner
from $3000 USD
- Visit to the largest city square in the world
- Tiananmen Square, one of the most recognizable landmarks and cultural symbols of China
- Picturesque scenery, world-renowned Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
- The adorable national treasure
'12 days Tour of China and Tibet' trip offers you a great opportunity to explore the natural and spiritual China. Beijing, the capital city of China, is considered the center for politics, culture and international communication. Beijing, the capital city of six Chinese ancient dynasties, owns a long history of more than 3,000 years making it the greates ancient capital of the world. Beijing houses a great many attractions, among them, the Great Wall, the Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven, Ming Tombs, the Forbidden City and the Tiananmen Square are definitely the destinations you must not miss to see. Having been an ancient capital city, Beijing holds a long history of profound culture and old tradition, all of which have unique charms for the modern and sophisticated people. You will definitely enjoy the experience the traditional Beijing by visiting The Yonghelong Lama Temple, Nanluoguxiang, Jingshan park, Drum Tower and Bell Tower in your '12 days Tour of China and Tibet' trip. The fabulous three thousand years cultural history of China is embodied in incredible Beijing. The modern places such as the National Grand Theater, Sanlitun Bar Street, SOHO, Sanlitun Bar Street, the bird’s nest and water cube are perpetually popular destinations in this prosperous metropolis. , and the National Grand Theater.
Activities:Private Day Tours
Upon your arrival in Beijing, you will be met outside the baggage claim area and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be free for you to enjoy this amazing city.
Begin your explorations in Beijing by paying a visit to the largest city square in the world, Tiananmen Square. We make our way across the road to the magnificent Forbidden City, one of the most recognizable landmarks and cultural symbols of China as the former royal residence for five centuries. After the tour of the Forbidden City the day continues with a visit to Summer Palace, the massive garden and summer resort for royal members only during the imperial times. (B)
Today, the first stop is the Mutianyu Great Wall, a comparatively less tourist-trodden part of the 1,400-year-old fortification system. An easy, comfortable round-trip cable car transfer over the picturesque scenery is included while certain amount of time would be given for you to climb the wall. On the way back to downtown, you will have a stopover at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube. You will hop on a rickshaw for a Hutong Tour through the most characteristic, maze-like neighborhood. Back to the hotel after the trip. (B)
The sightseeing today starts with a visit to the remarkable Temple of Heaven, where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties performed ceremonies and rituals to pray for good harvest and blessing on the country. Afterwards, you would be taken to the railway station for the high speed rail train to Xian, which takes approximately 5 hours, and along the way, feel free to admire a totally different scenery of the countryside. Upon arriving at the Xian North Station, the tour guide would pick you up and escort you to the hotel. (B)
The highlight of the touring planned for you today is the world-renowned Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. This site is reputed as the largest underground military base in the world. In the afternoon, head for the Xian Museum, a museum housing 130,000 pieces of archeological items and then to explore the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the two most significant Buddhist pagodas in Xian, which was built around early 8th century. (B)
Today you will have the opportunity to explore the ancient Xian City Wall, the largest and best-preserved wall extant in China now, running 13.75km, enclosing the old capital. In the middle of the old block of Xian stands the Great Mosque, the oldest and biggest Islamic mosque in the country, determined to have been built in mid-7th century. Around the mosque is the Muslim Street that is bustling every day with loads of the most authentic fine eateries and souvenirs shops. Also we would stop at the nearby Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square for some great photo opportunities.(B)
Today you will be transferred to Xian Airport for your flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival, you would be met by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax and adapt to the unusual environment and high altitude. (B)
The agenda today includes the imposing Potala Palace, the sacred, mysterious palace dating back to 7th century and the spiritual centre of Tibetan people thereafter. After lunch we pay a visit to the Jokhang Temple, the most divine and respected Buddhist temple among locals and pilgrims, with a history of over 1,300 years. Barkhor Street encircling the temple, is the most bustling commercial area in downtown Lhasa and draws in hundreds of pilgrims to perform rituals on it daily. The last stop of the day is a visit to the Lhasa Nunnery. (B)
Today's exploration covers the overwhelming summer resort of Dalai Lama of several generations, the Norbulingka. This afternoon visit the notable Sera Monastery, which is most famed for the daily Lama Scripture debate. (B)
You will be transferred to Lhasa Airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you would be met by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel. (B)
This morning commence your tour of Shanghai with a visit to the Shanghai Museum, a massive museum housing over 140,000 pieces of artifacts, displaying the history and cultural scene of Shanghai. Afterwards take a walk at The Bund, the most prestigious landmark and best-preserved demonstration to the glamour of the old Shanghai, and Nanjing Road, the busiest shopping area in the metropolis or even across the whole China. In the afternoon, visit Yuyuan Garden, where you can marvel at the stunning view of the garden and enjoy a local experience by strolling around the nearby Chenghuang Miao bazaars, and New Spot (XinTianDi). (B)
Today please arrange your own way to the airport for your homeward flight since the group's guests don' t have the coordinating agenda after the scheduled tour. (B)
Note: A transfer from your hotel to Hongqiao or Pudong Airport in Shanghai is available upon request at a surcharge. Optional tours to Suzhou, Hangzhou etc are also available.
Includes & Excludes
- Experienced English speaking Guide
- Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Bottled drinking water for sightseeing
- All sightseeing entrance fee where required in the itinerary
- Accommodation in twin shared room in a hotel
- Simple first aid kit
- International flight reconfirmation
- Entrance fees at visiting sites not mentioned in the itinerary
- Lunch, dinner & beverages except those mentioned in the itinerary
- Tips, portage or any expense of personal nature
- Cameras and video permits for certain sites
- Visa Fee
- Travel Insurance
- Expenses of a personal nature
- Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.
About your leader
You are really fortunate to spend time with our guides who hold strong communication skills. They are great at projecting their voices across a group in a clear and easy to understand manner. They are gifted with what you call to be the great conversationalists with outgoing personalities. We ensure you that you feel open and comfortable talking to whoever accompanies you as your guide. Our guides possess a great experience of almost all the travel and trekking sites of Nepal. They can disseminate their awesome knowledge and experiences to you. They are not only enthusiastic but at the same time are humoros as well to relieve you from the often tiresome walks. We never compromise when it comes to time. Our guides are are always punctual and perform things in time. They have keen sense of direction and can easily lead you in whichever route you follow them. Mostly, we assign the local guides who can bring their own knowledge, experience and personal anecdotes to the tour that can make your trip very special and you will gain a genuine experience.
Departure Dates for 12 days tour of China and Tibet - 12 days
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