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[ GW-CT-TER003 ] Beijing-Lhasa-Shanghai (10 Day)
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Day 1 Arrive
Beijing

Beijing Chaoyangmen Street
Arrive Beijing in the morning.The day's activity with a visit to Tian’anmen
Square
, the largest urban square in the world. Then, move on to visit the
Imperial Palace, also known as the “Forbidden City”, the biggest palace
complex in the world. In the afternoon, visit Temple of Heaven where the
emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for
good harvest. A Peking Duck Dinner concludes your first full day activities
in China. (L-D)

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Day 2 Beijing

Today’s highlight is your visit to the Great Wall, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and a symbol of Chinese
civilization. Just like a gigantic dragon, the Great Wall winds up and down across mountains. The Ming Tombs area
is for deceased emperors of the Ming Dynasty. Visit the Chang Ling Tomb. (B-L-D)

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Day 3 Beijing-
Lhasa

Qingzang RailwayVisit the enchanting Summer Palace, one of China’s largest and best-preserved
royal gardens, where you can have a walk along the famous Long Corridor. In
the afternoon, you will visit the Yonghe Lama Temple, the biggest Tibetan
Buddhist Lama Temple in Beijing, and the most renowned in China (outside
Tibet itself). Take the train Z21(20:00—12:30+2) to Lhasa with soft sleeper. The
train will drive 47 hour 28 minutes. (B-L-D)

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Day 4 On the
Train
Whole day on the train. Meals by yourselves.
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Day 5 Arrive in
Lhasa

Tibet Railway

Today is also on the train. The train will lead you to traverse the one of
the biggest basins – Chaidamu Basin, the oasis in the desert –
Golmud, zigzag through the Kunlun Mountain which is known as the
“forefather of all mountains”; then, enter into the China biggest
desolate area - Hol Xil (Kekexili); cross the Tuotuo River Bridge which
is famous as the first bridge of Yangtze River Headwaters; cross over
the Tanggula Mountain Pass – the highest mountain on the way; pass
by Damxung Grassland, the cenotaph of Gesar King’s Soldiers,
Qiangtang Grassland, Holy Mt. Nyainqentang Iha. You will arrive in
Lhasa at 20:58. Have your welcome dinner in Lhasa . Be transferred
to the hotel for rest. (D)

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Day 6 Lhasa

The first day of sightseeing starts from Lhasa’s cardinal landmark- Potala Palace, a structure of massive portions.
Its towering image already appearing on various occasions, but your first sight of the Potala will still be an awe-
inspiring moment. It takes at least a good 2-hour to visit those rooms, halls and chapels. Some 2km to the east of
the Potala is the most revered religious structure and the holiest temple in Tibet – Jokhang Tempel. Bustling with
worshippers and redolent with mystery, the Jokhang is an unrivalled experience. The quadrangle of streets
surrounding the Jokhang is the Barkhor Market – Lhasa’s most interesting pilgrimage circuit. This area of the
Old Town is both the spiritual heart of Lhasa and the main commercial district for Tibetans. Stay overnight in Lhasa.
(B-L-D)

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Day 7 Lhasa

Tibet LamaSightseeing the Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Norbulingka in
Lhasa. Drepung Monastery, the largest and richest monastery in Tibet,
was founded in 1416 by a disciple of Tsong Khapa under the patronage
of a noble family and later enlarged by the Fifth Dalai Lama. Nowadays it
stands as Tibet’s most important and largest monastic university in Tibet.
Norbulingka Park (Treasure Garden) was built in the 1740s during the
reign of the seventh Dalai Lama. Later it was renovated and enlarged and
became the Dalai Lama’s Summer Palace. Sera Monastery is located a
few miles to the north of Lhasa, is one of the three largest monasteries.
Stay overnight in Lhasa. (B-L-D)

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Day 8 Lhasa-
Chengdu-
Shanghai

Take the flight to Shanghai. Stop in Chengdu. Shanghai, the bustling commercial heart of China, known as “Paris
of the East”. Visit the Bund, at the west shore of the Huangpu River, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and the Jin Mao
Tower can be seen on the opposite side. The splendid row of early 20th century Europe buildings remains the
quintessential Shanghai sight.(B-D)

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Day 9 Shanghai

Visit fascinating Yuyuan Garden, a well-restored Suzhou-style garden, and take a walk through the Old Town filled
with antique markets and specialty stores. Then, move on to check out the St. Ignatius Cathedral (Xujiahui
Cathedral) built in 1846. Wander around the former French Concession represented by the leafy Fuxing Park and
the architecture in the area. Then pay a visit to the Jade Buddha Temple where two rare jade statues of Sakyamuni
Buddha are treasured. You will have some free time in the afternoon to explore the city. A fabulous Acrobatic Show
concludes today’s activities in Shanghai. (B-L-D)

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Day 10 Return
from Shanghai
Be transferred to the airport, and prepare for boarding on your homebound flight. (B)
B:Breakfast   L:Lunch  D:Dinner
Standard A ( for 4-star hotel )
Beijing: xxxxSunny Capital Hotel
Lhasa: xxx Hotel Kychu
Shanghai: xxxxShanghai Hotel
Price: RMB --/ per person in 1/2 double room
 
≥10 person
Single Supplement
6-9 person
Single Supplement
2-5 person
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 10287
¥ 2525
¥ 12173
¥ 2822
¥ 13719
¥ 2822
Shoulder Season
¥ 9814
¥ 2272
¥ 11766
¥ 2635
¥ 13312
¥ 2635
Low Season
¥ 9292
¥ 1969
¥ 11419
¥ 2508
¥ 12966
¥ 2508
 
 
Standard B ( for 3-star hotel )
Beijing: xxxBullion Hyatt Hotel Beijing
Lhasa: xxxx Hotel Kychu
Shanghai: xxxZhong Ya Hotel
Price: RMB --/ per person in 1/2 double room
 
≥10 person
Single Supplement
6-9 person
Single Supplement
2-5 person
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 9644
¥ 1881
¥ 11524
¥ 2173
¥ 13070
¥ 2173
Shoulder Season
¥ 9424
¥ 1881
¥ 11304
¥ 2173
¥ 12850
¥ 2173
Low Season
¥ 9083
¥ 1760
¥ 11007
¥ 2096
¥ 12553
¥ 2096
 
g High Season: Apr., May, Sep., Oct., 1st Nov.-15th Nov.
g Shoulder Season: Mar., July, June, Aug., 16th Nov.-30th Nov.
g Low Season: Dec., Jan., Feb.
g For the air ticket booking and Travel Permit for Tibet , we need following info: Name (on the passport), Sex, Nationality, Passport No.,
Birthday of all passengers.

g We preserve the right to make reasonable adjustments of the itinerary and quotation according to the particular circumstances.

g For the group during 1.Mai, 1 Oct and Chinese Spring Festival, F1 Period in Shanghai ( Oct. 2008 ), we keep the right to change the price.

 
 
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