14 Days China, Tibet Tour

Tour Code: ST-J06
Tour Type: Sit-in-Coach
Visit: Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Shanghai, Suzhou
May Jun Aug Sep Oct Nov
1, 15, 29 12, 26 7, 21 4, 18 9, 23 6


Day 01 (Wed)
Arrive in Beijing.  Guide meet and transfer to the hotel upon arrival.
Day 02 (B, L)
Morning tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City. Afternoon take the Hutong tour to see the old Beijing neighborhood and local families by rickshaw ride.
Day 03 (B, L)
Tour to the Badaling Great Wall and the Ming Tomb. If time permit, visit a Jade Carving Factory and observe the skilled artisans at work as they create intricate designs. Photo stop at the Bird's Nest (National Stadium) and the Water Cube (National Aquatic Center), which are designed and constructed for 2008 summer Olympics. Optional Legend of Kungfu Show in evening.
Day 04 (B, L, D)
Morning tour to Temple of Heaven, where you can also take a short Tai Chi lesson with a Tai Chi master. Tour visit to the Summer Palace and Pearl workshop if time available. Beijing Duck dinner in the evening
Day 05 (B, L)
Depart Beijing to Xian by morning flight. Upon arrival, tour Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Provincial Museum.
Day 06 (B, L, D)
Full day visit to the Terracotta Warriors & Horses, and City Wall. Visit to the ceramics & pottery workshop en route. Enjoy the Tang Dinner Show tonight.
Day 07 (B, L, D)
Depart for Lhasa by flight. Upon arrival, transfer to Hotel. The rest of the day at leisure to adjust to the altitude. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 08 (B, L, D)
Day tour to the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barskhor Street.
Day 09 (B, L, D)
Visit to the Sera Monastery, Norbulinka, Nun Monastery and a local Tibetan family.
Day 10 (B)
Transfer to airport and fly to Shanghai. Transfer to hotel upon arrival. Rest day at leisure.
Day 11 (B, L, D)
Day tour to Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, the Bund and Tianzifang Artist Area. Acrobatic Show in evening.
Day 12 (B, L)
Excursion to Suzhou and visit Garden of Net Master, Lingering Garden, the Grand Canal, Silk spinning factory and the local market. Return to Shanghai in later afternoon.
Day 13 (B)
Day free to explore the metropolitan city and shopping at the Nanjing Road.
Optional tour: excursion to Hangzhou by coach, including visit to the West Lake, Hefang Street, tea plantation & Billionaire Hu’s former residence with lunch.
Day 14 (Tue) (B)
Transfer to airport and depart for your next destination. Ends tour.