The private tour covers 6 cities in China: Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Chengdu, Guilin, Hong Kong and extended tour to Shigatse and Yangshuo. These cities are typical represent of different parts of China. With the 17 days tour you will see the rich content of Chinese culture.
Day 1Beijing Arrival
Day 2Beijing: Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
Day 3Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall, Dingling Tomb
Day 4Beijing - Xian: Summer Palace, Bird Nest, Water Cube, Hutong. Beijing airport drop off, Xian airport pickup
Day 5Xian: Terracotta Warriors and Horses, City Wall
Day 6Xian: Shaanxi History Museum. Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter, Grand Mosque
Day 7Xian - Lhasa: Xian airport drop off, Lhasa airport pickup
Day 8Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Day 9 Lhasa - Shigatse: Yamdrok-tso Lake, Pelkor Monastery
Day 10Shigatse - Lhasa: Tashilunpo Monastery, New Palace of Pachen
Day 11Lhasa - Chengdu: Lhasa airport drop off, Chengdu airport pickup
Day 12Chengdu: Panda Breeding and Researching Center, Wuhou Temple
Day 13Chengdu - Guilin: Dufu Thatched Cottage, Jinli Old Street. Chengdu airport drop off, Guilin airport pickup
Day 14Guilin - Yangshuo: Li River Cruise, Yangshuo
Day 15Yangshuo - Guilin - Hong Kong: Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill. Guilin airport drop off, Hong Kong airport pickup
Day 16Hong Kong: Victoria Peak, Aberdeen Harbor, Repulse Bay
Day 1 Beijing Arrival Meal: No Meal Accommodation: Hotel in Beijing
Sweet meet with your local driver at either train station or airport, and then transfer to your hotel in Beijing. Enjoy your free time for the rest of the day. Day 2 Beijing Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Beijing
Meet your guide in hotel and we will head to visit Tian’anmen Square. The square is the world largest city square and also the heart of Beijing City. Next to the Forbidden City you will visit the imperial palace of the Ming and the Qing Dynasties (1368AD-1911AD). Forbidden City is one of the largest, best protected, and most comprehensive wooden structure architecture complex. After then you will visit Temple of Heaven where emperors of the Ming and the Qing Dynasties performed prayer for good harvest.
Day 3 Beijing Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: On the Train
After breakfast meet your guide in hotel and pay a visit to Mutianyu Great Wall, one of the best preserved and most beautiful part of Great Wall. If hiking up and down the Great Wall is too much, you could optionally take cable car up/down. On tyhe way back to city area you will visit Dingling Tomb, one of the most visited Ming Tombs in Beijing. After the tour, drive back to hotel in Beijing.
Day 4 Beijing – Xian Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Xian
In the morning you will come to Summer Palace, the largest existed imperial park from the Qing Dynasty in the Qing Dynasty (1636AD-1911AD). Then we will drive to Bird Nest and Water Cube to pay an outer visit of the two most famous Olympics sites in Beijing. After then pay a visit to Hutongs by rickshaw to see the daily life of local Beijing people.
At last transfer to airport to catch the evening flight to Xian. Sweet meet by Xian driver and transfer to your hotel in Xian.
Day 5 Xian Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Xian
In the morning meet our guide in hotel and drive to the world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. The comprehensive life-sized soldiers and horses was buried as mortuary objects of the First Qin Emperor in over 2000 years ago. After lunch, drive back to city area you will visit Xian City Wall. This city wall has a history of over 600 years old. It is the largest and best preserved city wall in China. Tourists could optionally ride a bike or take the battery cart to visit the City Wall.
Day 6 Xian Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Xian
In the morning meet our guide in your hotel. The first stop is Shaanxi History Museum, the huge collection of cultural and historical relics will help you learn about history of China. Next move to Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The pagoda survived from the Tang Dynasty (618AD-907AD) was built to keep Buddhist Sutra brought from India by Master Xuanzang. After lunch we will visit Muslim Quarter, the best known food street in Xian. Beside the various authentic Xian food, you will also meet lots of interest little objects. Back to hotel. End Xian tour with Grand Mosque, the largest public Muslim prayer place in Xian. You will witness the perfect mix of Chinese architectural culture and Muslim religious culture here.
Day 7 Xian – Lhasa Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
Meet our driver and drive to airport to take the flight to Lhasa. Sweet meet with your local driver at airport, and then transfer to your hotel in Lhasa. Please enjoy your free time in rest of the day. Day 8 Lhasa Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
After Breakfast, we will head to see the World Cultural Heritage Potala Palace which was the winter palace of the sovrans of Tibetan area in ancient time. After Lunch, move to another World Heritage Jokhang Temple. That 1400 years old temple is the most sacred temple Tibetan Buddhists’ mind. And then on the Barkhor Street around Jokhang Temple you will have some free time to have a glimpse and feel daily life of nowadays Tibetan people. The devout people doing Kora (a special way of pilgrims by circle around a building or mountain) have impressed lots of visitors.
Day 9 Lhasa – Shigatse Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Shigatse
After breakfast board the van and drive to Shigatse. On the way we will stop to visit one of three sacred lake of Tibet – the Yamdrok-tso Lake. And then arrive at Gyantse in about 4hrs driving. In Gyantse, we will get to see the Pelkor Monastery. After that continue drive to Shigatse.
Day 10 Shigatse – Lhasa Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
In the morning we will visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist Monastery of Yellow Hat. Then pay a visit to New Palace of Pachen to appreciate historical relics related to Tibetan Buddhism. Then drive back to Lhasa.
Day 11 Lhasa – Chengdu Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Chengdu
Meet our driver and drive to airport to take the flight to Chengdu. Sweet meet with your local driver at airport, and then transfer to your hotel in Chengdu. Please enjoy your free time in rest of the day. Day 12 Chengdu Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Chengdu
In the morning start the exciting tour to Panda Breeding and Researching Center. In the panda base you will see these lovely creatures in close distance. In the afternoon, pay a visit to Wuhou Temple, the shrine of Mr Zhuge Liang, an outstanding strategist, statesman, and writer in ancient time.
Day 13 Chengdu – Guilin Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Guilin
Meet your guide in hotel and then drive to visit Dufu Thatched Cottage. It was the residence of the great poet Mr Dufu in the Tang Dynasty when he lived in Chengdu. And now it was built into a museum. Then take a walk in Jinli Old Street to meet lots of local food and many interesting little items.
In the afternoon, drive to airport to catch the flight to Guilin. Met by Guilin driver and transfer to hotel.
Day 14 Guilin – Yangshuo Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Yangshuo
Meet your guide and driver in hotel. Today will be a whole day Li River Cruise. Please relax your self and enjoy the picturesque scenery on river bank. Get of the cruise boat in Yangshuo and then you will visit Yangshuo, a beloved little town by tourists.
Day 15 Yangshuo – Guilin – Hong Kong Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hong Kong
In the morning board the car and drive back to Guilin. Reaching Guilin you will visit Reed Flute Cave, a star of Guilin scenery. End the Guilin tour with Elephant Trunk Hill and then transfer to airport for flight to Hongkong. Met by Hongkong driver and transfer to hotel.
Day 16 Hong Kong Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hong Kong
Meet the guide and driver in hotel. Today you will visit three highlight sites in Hong Kong. The first one is Victoria Peak, the best vantage point of the harbor. Tourists could optional take the hundred years old Peak Tram up the hillside to try the old fashion transportation. Next top would be Aberdeen Harbor, the living place of local fishermen. End Hong Kong sightseeing with Repulse Bay and then drive back to your hotel. Please enjoy your free afternoon.
Day 17 Hong Kong Departure Meal: Breakfast
Say goodbye to Hong Kong, transfers to airport for your next destination.
*Economy flight of Beijing-Xian-Lhasa-Chengdu-Guilin-Hong Kong
*Tibet travel permit
*Entrance tickets to sites listed
*Professional English speaking guide in each city
*Licensed driver and tourist van in good condition
*All transfer listed
*Hotel with breakfast
*One shared oxygen tank each van in Tibet
*Meal not listed (Average meal cost USD 3-15 per person per meal )
*Gratuities to guide and driver
*Single room supplement
*Optional activities and personal expense
*You are suggested to do a health check before the tour booking to decide if you are ok with the altitude of Tibet.
*We are happy to leave hotel booking to your own interest if you like. If you book the hotel on your own, the tour cost would be much lower.
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