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[ GW-CT-TER004 ] Beijing-Chengdu-Lhasa-Xining-Shanghai (13 Day)
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Day 1 Arrive
Beijing


Beijing Tian'anmen SquareArrive in Beijing in the early morning, the capital of China. Meet your guide
upon arrival and be transferred to your comfortable hotel.Begin the days
activity with a visit to Tiananmen 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. (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. A Peking Duck Dinner concludes
your full day activities. (B-L-D)

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Day 3 Beijing-
Chengdu

Visit 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. After lunch,drive to airport. Take the flight of CA4108 (14:00 / 16:25)
from Beijing to Chengdu. Meet you upon arrival at airport. Transfer you to Sichuan Hotel which is located in the
central city and business center of Chengdu. Have a short rest in the hotel and then transfer to visit ancient street
Jinli
and appreciate the Sichuan Opera and Face Changing performances there. Have Sichuan Hot Pot dinner(B-L
-D)

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Day 4 Chengdu

After breakfast, leave hotel and drive to visit Chengdu Giant Panda Base which is located in the suburb of Chengdu.
Appreciate the giant pandas playing vigorously in the grassplot. During this season, it is a time of spring warming
and flower blossoming in Chengdu. In the suburb of city, a widespread of golden flowers is in full-blown. That’s very
amazing. Ending appreciating giant pandas, drive to visit “Hibiscus Ancient Town” in the country: step on battlement
to appreciate flower fields; stroll in the ancient town and experience the Sichuan folk custom and local culture; have
“nine bowls” flavors dinner in the farmyard and enjoy rural custom there. (B-L-D)

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Day 5 Chengdu-
Lhasa

In the morning, leave hotel at 05:30 and drive to the airport. Take the flight of  CA4401 (07:40 / 09:20) from
Chengdu to Lhasa Gongga Airport. Meet you at airport with guide and bus. Hold a small welcome ceremony to
presenting Hada to each. Then, transfer to hotel to have a rest for plateau acclimation.
In Lhasa, the hotel we chose for you is a courtyard and Tibetan style resort running by Nepali. All the waiters in the
hotel are of foreign nationality or the Tibetan and speak in excellent English. The service quality has reached
international levels no matter the facilities or services (please see the hotel pictures attached to you yesterday).
(B-L-D)

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Day 6 Lhasa

 

LhasaThe first day of sightseeing starts from Lhasa’s cardinal landmark- Potala
Palace
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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
-Xigaze

Drive 440km from Lhasa to Xigatse. Pass by Yamdroktso Sea (the holy lake) and the Karola Glacier. Visit the
Tashilhunpo Monastery, the new Palace of Panchen Lama. Miles away from Xigaste, you can already see the gold
tops of Tashilhunpo Monastery shinning under the sun. While Tashilhunpo’s magnificent outside may make you
gasp in admiration, its inside just offers you more religious tranquility and sincerity. Xigatse is the second largest
city of Tibet. (B-L-D)

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Day 8 Xigaze-
Gyanze-Lhasa

In Gyantse, visit Kumbum Monastery which also be called “Ten Thousand of Buddha Stupa”, the Kumbum Stupa
designed by architects from Nepal. Drive back to Lhasa. (B-L-D)

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Day 9 Lhasa-
Xining
Train in Tibet

After breakfast, drive from hotel to Qinghai-Tibet Railway Lhasa Station. Visit
plateau station, take the train of T28 to leave Lhasa at 08:32. The train first
drives from Lhasa to Nachu. In this portion, appreciate the grassland
landscape of northern Tibet, terrestrial heat at Yangpachen, the wild animals
(Tibetan Antelopes) appearing in the Gobi desert and grassland in Damxung
and the Tibetan herdsmen tents villages on train. Then, the train drives (12:40-
20:00) from Nachu to Ge’ermu. Appreciate the sceneries along the way on
train are as following: the magnificent peaks of Thangula Mountain, the
spectacular view of Yanshiping landforms, Tsona Lake, Dandong large
Snow Mountain Ranges at the source of Yangtze River and the natural scenery of Jade Pearl Peak. You also can
see a wonder of a high bridge established at Nachitai of Qinghai-Tibet Railway, which is 690 meters long with 20
piers and each of them is more than 40 meters long. Afterwards, the sky turns to dark. Train starts to drive at night.
On D10, the train will drive into Qinghai Lian Lake area during wee hours and reach Xining at 09:48. In this portion,
appreciate the natural sceneries of Kuerleike Lake, Tuosu Lake and Qinghai Lake and the waved salt-hills
landform along the way on the train.

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Day 10 Xining

Xining Temple

The train will arrive in Xining at 12:19. We will meet you at the train station
and transfer you to visit Tibetan Buddhism Monastery—Taer Monastery.

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Day 11 Xining-
Shanghai

Drive to airport, take the flight HU7807(08:00-12:05) from Xining to Shanghai. Transfer to your hotel, which is central
located in Shanghai. Visit the Bund. Enjoy the Shanghai Acrobatic Show in the evening.

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Day 12 Shanghai

Visit fascinating Yuyuan Garden, a well-restored Suzhou-style garden, and take a walk through theShanghai Yuyuan GardenOld 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 13 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
Xining:xxxXining Hotel
Lhasa: xxx Hotel Kychu
Xigatse: xxxShan Dong Hotel
Chengdu: xxxxTian Ren Grand Hotel?
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
14828
3740
18165
4136
20728
4136
Shoulder Season
14333
3465
17725
3916
20288
3916
Low Season
13805
3157
17395
3806
19958
3806
 
Standard B ( for 3-star hotel )
Beijing: xxxBullion Hyatt Hotel Beijing
Xining:xxxXining Hotel
Lhasa: xxxx Hotel Kychu
Xigatse: xxxShan Dong Hotel
Chengdu: xxxTian You International Hotel
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
¥ 13937
¥ 2849
¥ 17296
¥ 3267
¥ 19859
¥ 3267
Shoulder Season
¥ 13695
¥ 2827
¥ 17054
¥ 3245
¥ 19617
¥ 3245
Low Season
¥ 13266
¥ 2618
¥ 16658
¥ 3069
¥ 19221
¥ 3069
 

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 ( 05 ?7 Oct. 2007 ), we keep the right to change the price.

 
 
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