11 Days Standard Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Shanghai Tour

Tour Route: Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Shanghai

The tour including the Barkhor Street, the most prosperous Commercial Street in Lhasa, Tiananmen Square acting as the symbol of Beijing and the Forbidden City has attracted 40% travelers to choose this Super-Value Tour Package for its cost efficiency.

Private Tour
Day 1 Arrive in Beijing

Welcome to our capital city, Beijing. Our professional guide from China tour agency, who holds the sign Online China Tours will take our greeting to you.
Then have a rest in the Jinqiao International Apartment Hotel or do some other things you like.

Meals: No Meal
Day 2 Beijing

You will begin your China group travel today. Explore Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world. And then visit the Forbidden City, the Chinese imperial palace from the mid-Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. Visit the Summer Palace, which is originally a royal garden and a famous palace for emperors in Qing Dynasty.

At night, have the delicious Beijing Duck Dinner at the famous Quanjude restaurant. Appreciate an excellent Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theatre.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Beijing

Hike the Badaling Great Wall, which is one of 5 section of Great Wall in Beijing; Stroll around Changling Tomb, which belongs to 13 Ming Tombs.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Beijing to Xian

Early travel to Temple of Heaven, which used to be the place of prayed for peace and harvest for the emperors. Experience the Hutong by rickshaw to experience the narrow and curved alley by rickshaw.
Fly to Xian in the afternoon.
Welcome you and check in the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Xian

Morning picked by our guide and visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, which is a must-see world heritage in Xian. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda, standing in Da Ci’en Temple and a holy place for Buddhists. And the City Wall, the most complete survived city wall in China.

At night, you will enjoy the splendid Tang Dynasty Singing and Dance Show, and the traditional Dumpling Banquet.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Xian to Lhasa

You will first visit Hanyang Mausoleum, which is the joint mausoleum of Jingdi of Han Dynasty and a notable emperor of the Western Han Dynasty.
Then fly to Lhasa and welcomed by our guide in Lhasa.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Lhasa

Visit Potala Palace, the highest ancient palace in the world; Jokhang Temple, the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Tibetan Pilgrims; and Barkhor Street, a very ancient round street.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 Lhasa

Visit Sera Monastery, one of the three great monasteries in Lhasa; Norbulingka; the biggest man-made gardens and Drepung Monastery, one of the Three Great Monasteries of Gelugpa.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9 Lhasa to Shanghai

Visit the Tibet Museum if time permitting. Fly to Shanghai, Check in the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 10 Shanghai

Visit Yuyuan Garden, a famous social garden in Shanghai with the style of Ming Dynasty; Jade Buddha Temple, a Buddhist Temple in Shanghai with many Chinese modern Buddhists and the Bund, one of the symbols of Shanghai.

In the evening, enjoy an excellent Portman Acrobatic Show.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11 Depart Shanghai

Farewell to your new friends in your China tour groups. You will be driven to the airport and then transfer.
Your China tour comes to a happy ending.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$2318 US$2144
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$2425 US$2226

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Qingming Festival Holiday (Apr. 4 - 6, 2020 ), Labor's Day Holiday (May 1 - 3, 2020) ,Dragon Boat Festival Holiday (Jun. 25 - 27, 2020) and National Day Holiday (Oct 1- Oct 8, 2020).

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels.
4. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
5. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.
6. Designated Four-Star hotels as specified in this itinerary.

1. China entry visa fees.
2. Domestic airfare as specified in the itinerary.
3. Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals.
4. Tips for guides and drivers.
5. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.
6. Excursions and activities not included in itinerary.

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It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

Is Tibet visa fee or visiting permit fee included in the total tour fee?
Asked by James (Aug.16, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (Aug.16, 2012) replied:
Yes, the Tibet visa fee and visiting permit fee are all included.

Do I have to make a group to enjoy this tour package?
Asked by Alan (Aug.16, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (Aug.16, 2012) replied:
Hi, Alan, you needn't make a group while the travel agent will make the group. The agent will make you with other travelers a group to take this tour. Please don't worry.

Would someone tell me how can I travel from Kigali to Lanzhou?
Asked by Rafferty (Aug.13, 2012)

Lead to China Trip Advisor (Aug.13, 2012) replied:
You can fly from Kigali to Beijing first and then fly from Beijing to Lanzhou.

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