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Day 1 - Arrive in Beijing

Today you will fly to Beijing. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing

Day 2 - Beijing's Historic Treasures | Tian'anmen, Forbidden City, and Hutong Delights

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest public square and a symbol of China. It's witnessed decades of historic events. Walk across the square and explore the awe-inspiring Forbidden City, the world's largest palace complex and former home to 24 emperors. With over 8,728 rooms, it's China's best-preserved ancient building collection. Enter through the Meridian Gate and explore the central axis to see highlighted palaces and learn about the emperors' stories. Later, take a 15-minute walk to Jingshan Park for a panoramic view of modern Beijing and the Forbidden City. After lunch, enjoy a rickshaw tour through the historic Hutongs, immersing yourself in local life. 

Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Jingshan Park (Panorama view of Forbidden City)
Jingshan Park (Panorama view of Forbidden City)
Rickshaw in Hutong
Rickshaw in Hutong
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing

Day 3 - Great Wall Marvels and Temple Serenity | Mutianyu Adventure & Temple of Heaven Exploration

Meet your private guide in your hotel's lobby at your preferred time in Beijing.  Then heading directly to Mutianyu Great Wall which will take about 1.5 hours, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories on the way, sit back and enjoy the countryside sceneries along the way.  Once arrive at the The Mutianyu Great Wall, you’ll take the cable car or ski lift up to the Wall, spend some time to hike up and down for about 1.5 hours at the various sections of the Wall, exploring the watch and beacon towers.  Afterwards, stop at a local restaurant for lunch.  In the afternoon, continue to explore the courtyards in the Temple of Heaven park, learn the histories and stories about the temple with your tour guide, get to know what an emperor's worship looks like. You will visit major buildings inside the park, including Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, Hall or Imperial Zenith, Echo Wall, Nine Dragon Cypress, Circular Mount Alter and more.Then watch the locals play the Tai chi,which is slow motion exercise.It is a becoming more and more popular sport throughout the whole world.


Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Take cable car up and down the Great Wall
Take cable car up and down the Great Wall
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven Tai Chi experience
Temple of Heaven Tai Chi experience
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing

Day 4 - Palatial Splendor and Spiritual Tranquility | Summer Palace and Yonghe Temple Discovery

Embark on your journey at the Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the East Gate's Hall of Benevolence and Longevity, the Long corridor, the marble boat, and more. As you travel back through the middle, visit the serene Yonghe Temple with its unique blend of Tibetan and Han Chinese architecture. Continue to the Hall of Dispelling Clouds, admire the Tower of Buddhist Incense, and conclude your tour at the north gate of the Summer Palace. This adventure seamlessly weaves historical richness with spiritual beauty.

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the high-speed train station.

Take a 4.5-hour bullet train from Beijing to Xi'an with second class seat.

Then you will arrive in XIan by high-speed train station. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Summer Palace
Summer Palace
The Lhama Monastery
The Lhama Monastery
China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Accommodation: DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)

Day 5 - Discover Xi'an's Ancient Marvels | Terracotta Army, Bell & Drum Towers, and Muslim Quarter Delights

Depart from your hotel and venture to the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of the Terracotta Army. Listen as your guide sets the historical scene and describes how 7,000 life-sized terracotta figures and horses were buried beside Emperor Qin Shihuang in his majestic mausoleum. Disembark and explore the site, marvelling at the endless rows of figures. Browse the exhibitions of the museum to gain further insight into the intriguing history of the tomb. 

Later this afternoon, take a walk on the Bell & Drum Tower Square and from where you could pay an outer visit of the two towers. The two towers were also built in the Ming Dynasty and the Drum Tower is 4 years older than the Bell Tower.

Continue move to Muslim Quarter. In this food street, you will meet lots of local food and snacks, as well as some little souvenirs. If you are interested in local food, it is a good place to satisfy your stomach. 

At last you will visit the Great Mosquea, a major place for the religious activities of the Muslims in Xi’an. This mosque, different from the mosques we usually see, is more like a traditional Chinese garden. For example, you will see Chinese pavilions with painted beams and engraved ridgepoles. At last, transfer you back to hotel.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Xi'an Bell Tower and Drum Tower
Xi'an Bell Tower and Drum Tower
Muslim Street
Muslim Street
Accommodation: DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)

Day 6 - Exploring Ancient Wonders | Shaanxi Museum to Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Begin your journey at the Shaanxi History Museum, where you'll delve deep into the past. This museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts, ranging from ancient art and sculptures to historical relics, providing a comprehensive overview of the region's history.

Next, we'll take you to the iconic Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), an architectural marvel that dates back to the Tang Dynasty. Ascend this ancient structure and marvel at the breathtaking views of Xi'an. Learn about its historical and religious significance as you explore its tranquil surroundings.

Enjoy your free time until your guide come and escort you to airport for your onward flight.

Then you will fly to Lhasa. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Xi'an Museum
Xi'an Museum
Accommodation: La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort

Day 7 - Immersing in Sacred Serenity | Drepung and Sera Monasteries of Lhasa

Begin your day by delving into the ancient halls and sprawling courtyards of Drepung Monastery, once the largest and most influential monastic institution in Tibet.  Nestled amidst the scenic backdrop of the Lhasa Valley, this iconic landmark echoes with the chants of monks and the whispers of centuries-old wisdom.  Explore the labyrinthine corridors adorned with intricate murals, visit the sacred assembly halls, and witness the daily rituals of prayer and contemplation that perpetuate the spiritual legacy of this revered site.

Next, journey to the tranquil environs of Sera Monastery, renowned for its unique blend of scholarly pursuits and religious devotion.  Marvel at the distinctive architecture of the monastery's buildings, adorned with ornate carvings and colorful prayer flags fluttering in the breeze.  Experience the renowned Sera Debate, where monks engage in spirited philosophical discussions, showcasing the intellectual vitality and depth of Tibetan Buddhist tradition.


Drepung Monastery
Drepung Monastery
Sera Monastery
Sera Monastery
Accommodation: La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort

Day 8 - Discovering Lhasa's Spiritual Heart | Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street

Begin your day by stepping into the majestic realm of the Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an architectural marvel that crowns the Lhasa skyline. Marvel at the intricate artwork, sacred relics, and panoramic views from the highest ancient palace in the world, as you delve into the centuries-old history of Tibetan Buddhism and the Dalai Lama.

Next, venture to the revered Jokhang Temple, a spiritual sanctuary that stands as the holiest site in Tibetan Buddhism. Admire the ornate Tibetan architecture adorned with vibrant murals, prayer wheels, and devout pilgrims, as you soak in the atmosphere of reverence and devotion that permeates this sacred space.

Continue your journey through the bustling lanes of Barkhor Street, a vibrant marketplace and pilgrimage circuit that pulses with the energy of Lhasa's cultural heritage. Lose yourself in the maze of traditional Tibetan homes, souvenir shops, and lively street vendors, as you encounter the authentic flavors, sights, and sounds of local life.


The Potala Palace
The Potala Palace
The Jokhang Temple
The Jokhang Temple
The Barkhor Street
The Barkhor Street
Accommodation: La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort

Day 9 - Fly to Chengdu

Enjoy your free time until your guide come and escort you to airport for your onward flight.

Then you will fly to Chengdu. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Accommodation: Green Land Hotel

Day 10 - Chengdu's Charm | Pandas, Temples, and Old Street Delights

Begin your day with a visit to the renowned Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, a sanctuary dedicated to the conservation and research of China's beloved national treasure. Marvel at the adorable pandas as they frolic and feed in their natural habitat, and gain insight into the efforts to protect these endangered species. From playful cubs to majestic adults, witness the enchanting beauty of these gentle giants up close.

Next, delve into the serene ambiance of Wenshu Temple, a sacred Buddhist site steeped in centuries of history and spirituality. Explore the intricately carved halls, tranquil courtyards, and lush gardens adorned with pagodas and ancient relics. Take a moment for quiet reflection amidst the fragrance of burning incense and the rhythmic chants of monks, experiencing the timeless essence of Buddhist practice.

Continue your journey through the bustling streets of Jinli Old Street, a lively thoroughfare brimming with traditional Sichuanese architecture, local crafts, and delectable street food. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you browse through the quaint shops, sample authentic snacks, and marvel at the colorful displays of folk art and cultural performances.

Conclude your day with a stroll along the charming lanes of Kuanzhai Alley, where ancient charm meets modern elegance in the heart of Chengdu. Admire the well-preserved Qing Dynasty architecture, stylish boutiques, and trendy cafes lining the alleyways, offering a delightful blend of old-world charm and contemporary chic.


Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Wenshu Temple
Wenshu Temple
Jinli Old Street
Jinli Old Street
Kuanzhai Alley
Kuanzhai Alley
Accommodation: Green Land Hotel

Day 11 - Fly to Shanghai

Enjoy your free time until your guide come and escort you to airport for your onward flight.

Then you will fly to Shanghai. On arrival, your private guide will welcome you at the arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Accommodation: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai

Day 12 - Exploring Shanghai's Essence | French Concession, Yuyuan Garden, and Nongtang Life

Your Shanghai city tour include a visit to the ritzy French Concession enclave, a former French colonial settlement. It returned to China in 1946. Despite redevelopment over recent decades, the area has retained its distinct character as a premier residential and retail district in Shanghai. You will also visit the traditional ancient oriental garden – Yuyuan Garden, a classical landscape garden and explore the Chenghuangmiao (Old City God Temple) next to the Yuyuan Garden.

If you want to discover the vanishing life of Shanghai, pay a visit to Shanghai old street and Nongtang is a must. Nongtang constitutes the most important architectural feature of contemporary Shanghai. It forms the most common living space for ordinary Shanghainese and an important part of local culture. It can be said that if there were no Nongtang, there would be no Shanghai and no Shanghai people.

End of the day, you can visit Xintiandi Style Shopping Center and busy Bund. You will pass through back to the golden age in 1920s. Enter some old buildings to have find the luxury of the past. 


Yuyuan Garden
Yuyuan Garden
Night walking along the Bund
Night walking along the Bund
Xintiandi
Xintiandi
French Concession
French Concession
Shanghai Chenghuangmiao (Old City God Temple)
Shanghai Chenghuangmiao (Old City God Temple)
Nongtang
Nongtang
Accommodation: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai

Day 13 - Departure

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the airport for your onward flight.

Accommodation

  • 3 Nights in Beijing
  • 2 Nights in Xi'an
  • 3 Nights in Lhasa
  • 2 Nights in Chengdu
  • 2 Nights in Shanghai
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Room Type:Deluxe Room(22m²)
Why this Hotel:

Ideally located in the heart of the bustling Wangfujing Commercial Area, Sunworld Hotel is surrounded by plenty of well-known shopping malls and stylish restaurants. The shiny property offers a modern fitness center, a tour desk with day trip arrangement service and free Wi-Fi in the public area. Paid parking is provided as well.

Sunworld is a 5-minute walk from Dengshikou Subway Station (Line 5), a 10-minute drive from the world-famous Tian’anmen Square, the Forbidden City and Jingshan Park. Capital International Airport is a 40-minute car journey away.

Tastefully decorated, each guestroom comes with an air purifier, a satellite TV, a mini-bar and a safety deposit box. Bathrobes and slippers are stocked in the attached bathroom. The carpeted floor, soft lighting and high-quality furniture create a gentle and elegant atmosphere.

Unwind after a busy day or a long journey with a soothing massage treatment, or rent a car or bicycle to explore the charming hutongs and the exciting modern city. In addition, offering a spacious ballroom and a range of versatile meeting rooms, Sunworld Hotel is an ideal venue for meetings and parties.

International delicacies and daily buffet spreads for breakfast are available at Sunny Café.

DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
Room Type:Superior Room(20㎡)
Why this Hotel:

Transportation around the city is also convenient, with Datangfurongyuan Metro Station within walking distance. The nearby area boasts an abundance of attractions including Tang Dynasty Furong Garden, Grand Tang Dynasty Ever-bright City and Shaanxi History Museum.

La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
Room Type:Featured Room
Why this Hotel:

The Shellong Manor was recently opened in 2015, making it a fantastic choice for those staying in Lhasa. This property features Free in-room Wi-Fi.

With Lhasa Railway Station just 8km away and Gonggar Airport only 59km away, transportation is very convenient. Famous attractions Jokhang Temple and Potala Palace are just a short taxi ride away.

In their spare time, guests can explore the hotel's surroundings. A pickup service can be arranged for guests upon request.

According to our trusted guests, the facilities at this hotel are first-rate. For guests traveling with groups of friends, this hotel is consistently one of the most popular choices.

Green Land Hotel
Green Land Hotel
Green Land Hotel
Green Land Hotel
Green Land Hotel
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Why this Hotel:

The Chengdu Green Land Hotel (Chengdu Luzhou Dajiudian) is a FIVE STAR hotel located in the city center, three kilometers from the railway station, 16 kilometers from the airport and within walking distance of several local attractions.

The hotel's variously sized guestrooms, ranging from standard accommodations to luxurious suites and business offices, are all equipped with air conditioning, satellite TVs, international direct-dial telephones and mini-bars.

This Chengdu hotel features several restaurants, serving Sichuan, Shandong and Cantonese delicacies, while the cafe offers Western fare.

The hotel's business center provides secretarial, fax, typing, photocopying, internet and express-mail services, and the 300-seat Green Land Conference Room is equipped with advanced audio-visual equipment.

Recreational and leisure facilities include a sauna center, night club, gymnasium and beauty salon.

Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Room Type:Superior Room(25㎡)
Why this Hotel:

Located in commercial, entertainment and shopping centers, close to Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, Huaihai Road and People's Square; The Shanghai Museum, Grand Theatre and Concert Hall are just a few steps away, and the People's Square subway station is only 5 minutes away. The hotel has a variety of exquisite and comfortable rooms, unique design, fully humanized. Rooms are equipped with wireless network, computer and TV integrated equipment, to provide perfect business support.

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-3 Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Day4-5 DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
Day6-8 La Garry Snow Dragon Manor Resort
Day9-10 Green Land Hotel
Day11-12 Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai

Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast

Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)

  • Well screened Hotels

    Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.

  • Super nice location

    Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.

TransportPrivate & Air-conditioned

All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises

Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space

  • Best-time flight

    No early get up. No late arrival.

  • Better seats

    Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.

GuidePrivate & Professional

Expert English-speaking local guide

MealsSafe & Authentic

All meals specified in the itinerary

  • Satisfying food

    Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!

  • Local specialities

    Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!

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SupportUseful Package & 24/7 Local Service

Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day

24/7 helpline while you are travelling

ExcursionsAll listed in the above Itnerary

All excursions specified in the itinerary

All entrance fees specified in the itinerary

Not included
Flights

Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

service

our driver
Professional Guides & Drivers

We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

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Well-selected Scenic spots and Hotel

All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

local
Local Available 7/24

You will have our local team's urgency contact number and we are available whenever and wherever. If you meet any problem or need any help, just make a phone call and everything will be settled down at a time.

welcome kit
Warm Welcome Kits

We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.