Day 1 – Arrival in Beijing, China
Today you'll start your China adventure to make unforgettable memories with your group. Upon arrival in Beijing, you will be greeted at the airport by your Tour Manager and start your journey.
Day 2 – Exploring Beijing
After breakfast, you will participate in a full day city tour, which will include: Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. In the early evening you will enjoy a traditional Beijing duck dinner.
Day 3 – Great Wall Excursion
You will go on a full day excursion to the Great Wall of China, and visit the Ming Tomb seeing the Changling and Sacred Way. You will enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Later in the afternoon you will return to your hotel in Beijing.
Day 4 – Beijing City Tour and Transfer to Xi’an
For today's adventure you'll spend half the day in Beijing, visiting the Summer Palace, the 'hutongs' tour with a pedi-cab of old Beijing residences and a walk around Houhai Lake.
After lunch, you will have a departure transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight from Beijing to Xi’an. Arrival transfer to your hotel, the Days Inn City Center Hotel or similar, where you will stay for two nights. Your guide will take you to the Muslim Living Quarter for a very interesting tour.
Day 05 – Xi’an Full Day Tour
In the morning, you will embark in a full day tour including the Army of Terracotta Warriors, Banpo Village and the Big Goose Pagoda. In the evening you will have a 'Dumpling Banquet’ dinner at a local restaurant and see a famous Tang Dynasty Show. After the show you will return to your hotel in Xi’an.
Day 06 – Xi’an Morning tour and Transfer to Lhasa
After breakfast, you will continue in a half-day tour to visit the Shaanxi Provincial Museum and the Old City Wall. After lunch or late afternoon, you will head to the airport for the flight from Xi’an to Lhasa. Upon your arrival, you will transfer to your hotel, the DunGu Hotel or similar 3 star hotel, where you will stay for three nights.
Day 07 – Lhasa Full Day Tour
Today you'll have a full day tour to the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar.
Day 08 – Lhasa Full Day Tour
This morning you'll have another amazing full day tour to Norbulingka Institute, the Sera Monastery and a visit to a local Tibetan family.
Day 09 – Lhasa to Chengdu
You'll have a departure transfer to the airport for your flight from Lhasa to Chengdu. Lunch will be on your own. You will have an afternoon tour to the Gray Goat Taoist Monastery and the Jinli culture street. You will stay at the Minghang Hotel or similar.
Note: No lunch included this day.
Day 10 – Chengdu Day Tour
For today's adventure, you will have an amazing day tour including the Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, built over 2,250 years ago. After your tour, you will drive back to Chengdu. In the evening, enjoy a delicious dinner featuring local flavors.
Day 11 – Shanghai
You'll start the day with a flight from Chengdu to Shanghai. After lunch, you will start your half day city tour. Among the attractions you will visit today are: the Shanghai Museum, The Bund, Nanjing Road, Yu Yuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Former French Concession and the Pudong New Area. In the evening you will enjoy a dinner and attend a performance by the Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe.
Day 12 – Depart Shanghai
After breakfast, you'll have some free time to shop and explore the city. Then your China adventure comes to an end as you and your group journey back home.
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