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Tour Type : Private Tour

Best Season :Spring Summer Autumn Winter

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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Starting from Chengdu, you will take in highlights of this panda hometown. All the way to Lhasa, you will unvail Tibet's mysterious mask. Come and make this trip of a life time!

Highlights

  • Chengdu's breezy lifestyle
  • Pandas in a close distance
  • Escape to Lhasa
  • The Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple as well as other highlights

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Chengdu Arrival
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Chengdu)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Sofitel Wanda Chengdu 5-star hotel  |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu 4-star hotel  |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  3-star hotel

Arrive in Chengdu, you will be taken to hotel for check-in. Free time to experience Chengdu's glamor.

- Smart Tips:

  • We offer a free wifi and cellphone package for you to stay online and share every delightful moment with your friends. Available upon your request.
  • Find a local teahouse to be a part of Chengdu's leisure life. Some of them has free Sichuan opera show.
  • It needs 20 days to process Tibet Travel Permit. China Travel kindly suggests you confirm your tour at least 30 days ahead of time.
  • Day 2 Chengdu
    • Activities: Jinli Old Street, Wu Hou Temple, Du Fu Thatched Cottage, Wangjiang Park
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Long Chao Shou Restaurant (Local Snacks)
    • Hotels: Sofitel Wanda Chengdu 5-star hotel  |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu 4-star hotel  |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  3-star hotel

    Feel up Chengdu's vibe. Today your Chengdu tour guide will walk you through the graceful Jinli Old Street. Later, learn something about the great poet Du Fu at his humble cottage Du Fu Thatched Cottage. Have lunch in a Sichuan Restaruant.

    This afternoon, you will visit Wuhou Temple and Wangjiang Park.

    Day 3 Chengdu
    • Activities: Panda Breeding and Research Center, Chengdu Kuan-zhai Lane
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Sanguyuan Restaurant
    • Hotels: Sofitel Wanda Chengdu 5-star hotel  |  Tianfu Sunshine Hotel Chengdu 4-star hotel  |  Minshan Lhasa Grand Hotel  3-star hotel

    This morning we will drive outside the city to the Panda Breeding and Research Center. These cute friends will make your day!

    Drive back to downtown and have lunch. This afternoon, life is gonna get real: your will walk along the Kuanzhai Lane and experience some simple Chengdu life style.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • If you want to interact with the pandas, please request in advance. Extra cost might apply.
  • For some leisure experience, try ear-picking after a cup of tea.
  • Day 4 Chengdu to Lhasa by Flight No. TBA
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Chengdu), Airport Transfer (Lhasa)
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Hotels: Brahmaputra Grand Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Xinding Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Yak Hotel 3-star hotel

    After breakfast, you will be flying to Lhasa. Check in upon arrival and you will have some free time.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • Allow yourself to adjust to the altitude change. Let your Lhasa tour guide know if you don't feel well.
  • Foreign travelers are not allowed to travel without a guide in Lhasa, but getting around the neighborhood for just a couple of hours won't be a problem.
  • Tianhai Night Market is a famous night market, located in Minzu Road of the western suburb of the city.
  • Day 5 Lhasa
    • Activities: Barkhor Street, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Steak House Restaurant
    • Hotels: Brahmaputra Grand Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Xinding Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Yak Hotel 3-star hotel

    Today, you will visit the famous Jokhang Temple. Later, your Lhasa tour guide will introduce you the daily life of the monks in Sera Monastery.Have lunch in a Tibetan-style restaurant.

    Afternoon, your Lhasa tour guide will lead your way in a free stroll in Barkhor Street.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • Tibetan carpet, Thangka(a painted or embroidered banner), Tibetan fresco painting, butter sculptures and other stuff can be found in Barkhor Street, which can be something nice to bring home.
  • Bakhor Street

    Day 6 Lhasa
    • Activities: Drepung Monastery, Tibet Medical and Astrological Institute, Potala Palace
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Lhasa Kitchen
    • Hotels: Brahmaputra Grand Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Xinding Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Yak Hotel 3-star hotel

    After breakfast, you will go to Potala Palace, the icon and enduring pride of Tibet. Wonder how monks live? A visit to Drepung Monastery helps you find out. This monastery used to be home for Dalai Lamas before Potala Palace.

    In the afternoon, you will go to Tibet Medical and Astrological Institute for an informative chance to learn about Tibetan medicine.

     

    Day 7 Lhasa Departure
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Lhasa)
    • Meals: Breakfast

    Today your Lhasa tour guide will escort you to the airport. Thank you for choosing us. Hope to see you again soon!

     

    Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

    $ USD
    Apr.1- Nov.31 Deluxe Class Superior Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
    1 person -
    2-5 persons / /
    6-9 persons / /

    * The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

    * The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

    Good to know

    It needs 20 days to process Tibet Travel Permit. China Travel kindly suggests you confirm your tour at least 30 days ahead of time.

    from US $1,269 p/p

    Price details

    What's Included & Excluded

    Price Inclusion

    • Entrance fees.
    • Meals listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transfers.
    • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
    • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
    • Service Charge & Taxes.
    • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    • Luggage Transfers.

    Price Exclusion

    • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
    • China Entry Visa Fees.
    • Excess Baggage Charges.
    • Personal Expenses.
    • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
    • Single Room Supplement.

      Tailor-made