After lunch, your Shanghai tour guide will introduce the historical standing of the Former French Concession while walking the shady pavement. Get to the colorful world at Tianzifang and Xintiandi. Visit a silk store to learn the process of silk.
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After a walk in the Former French Concession, you can go for dinner at Ding Tai Fung near Xintiandi.
Highly ranked as the No.4 attraction on Trip Advisor, ERA Time Acrobatic Show brings you an awesome night. Ask your Shanghai tour guide for ticket booking with great price.
Shanghai to Hangzhou by Train No. G7309 (Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station - Hangzhou Railway Station) Dep 11:00 - Arr 11:49
Hotel to Train station Transfer (Shanghai), Train station Transfer (Hangzhou), The West Lake(including cruise and visit of the Island in the lake), Meijiawu Tea Village
This morning, you will spend some free time in Shanghai. At noon, take a high speed train to Hangzhou. Check in upon arrival.
Have lunch before we go for a boat trip in the beautiful West Lake. Later, you will walk on Meijiawu Tea Village, learning how the tea is planted and cooked.
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Impression West Lake is a famous night show, giving you a dream-like hint mixed with both local legend and beautiful landscape. Book with us and get a great price for your group.
Get a home-like dining experience at Trip Advisor reviewers' favorite Grandma's Restaurant, serving authentic Hangzhou food.
Hangzhou to Chengdu by Xiamen Airlines MF8423 Dep 13:00 - Arr 15:30
Hotel to airport Transfer (Hangzhou), Airport Transfer (Chengdu), Free time
Enjoy a free morning in Hangzhou.
You will take an afternoon flight to Chengdu. Check in upon arrival.
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Leisure is the top keyword about Chengdu. Find a traditional tea house to kill your free time. Lonley Planet regards Heming Teahouse as one of the Top 10 Sichuan Teahouses. Find it inside People's Park.
As the city turns into a party playground after sunset, you can find a bunch of cool places around Renmin South Road and West Yangshi Street. Leading to Wuhou Temple, Jinli Street adds a Chinese-style tinge to nightlife in Chengdu.
Panda Breeding and Research Center, Wu Hou Temple, Chengdu Kuan-zhai Lane, Chengdu Shu Embroidery Co.
Chengdu is home to the giant pandas. Today your Chengdu tour guide will take the group to the Panda Breeding and Research Center. Look at these cute babies playing, rolling, climbing and eating, don't you just love them?!
Have lunch and get back to Chengdu. Get into the Wide and Narrow Lanes, aka Kuanzhai Xiangzi, learning about Chengdu local's daily life. Later, visit a traditional temple: Wuhou Temple. Last, you will visit the Shu Brocade Institute and Factory to learn about the delicate Shu embroidery art.
Chengdu to Lhasa by Flight No. TBA
Hotel to airport Transfer (Chengdu), Airport Transfer (Lhasa)
After breakfast, you will be flying to Lhasa. Check in upon arrival and you will have some free time.
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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.
Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery
Today, you will visit the highlights of Lhasa. Firstly, visit the famous Jokhang Temple. Later, get to the Sera Monastery, learning the daily life of monks in Tibet.
Afternoon, your Lhasa tour guide will lead your way in a free stroll in Barkhor Street.
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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.
Drepung Monastery, Tibet Medical and Astrological Institute, Potala Palace
After breakfast, you will go to the majestic Potala Palace. 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.
Lhasa to Xian by Flight No. TBA
Hotel to airport Transfer (Lhasa), Airport Transfer (Xian), Free time
Today you will have some free time in Lhasa before the flight to Xi'an. Check in upon arrival and enjoy some leisure time.
Xian to Overnight Train by Train No. Z20 (Xi'an Railway Station - Beijing Xi (west) Railway Station) Dep 19:55 - Arr 07:10
The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Fountain Square of Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an Imperial Fine Arts center, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Xian)
In the afternoon, you will be back to Xi'an downtown, your Xi'an tour guide will take your group for a free walk on the Fountain Square, where you can get a nice look at the famous Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
At night, you will take an overnight train to Beijing. Enjoy the ride!
Train station Transfer (Beijing), Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Guozijian(Imperial College), The Legend of Kung Fu
Arrive in Beijing in the early morning, you will be taken to hotel for check-in and simple breakfast.
Walk on the vast Tian'anmen Square before approaching to the Forbidden City. In the Forbidden City, you will visit the Palace of Heavenly Purity, Hall of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Mental Cultivation and Royal Garden.
Have lunch and visit Guozijian, aka the Imperial College.
At night, your Beijing tour guide will take your group to a Kungfu Show. Get yourself awed!
Temple of Heaven, The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Shahe Cloisonne Factory
Temple of Heaven has an important stand in both China's history and culture. This morning, your Beijing tour guide will lead your way at this site before the drive to the Great Wall.
There are several sections of the Great Wall and we select the most enjoyable one for your visit: Mutianyu Section. You will take an uphill cable car ride and an exciting slide-way ride downhill.
Near the Great Wall, you will visit an interesting cloisonné factory to learn about the process.
Drive back to downtown Beijing and relax.
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Rub away fatigue, you can enjoy a traditional massage or spa for tonight. Your Beijing tour guide will be happy to give great tips.
Summer Palace, Suzhou Street, Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube)
Destinations & activities: The Summer Palace, Suzhou Street, Bird's Nest and Water Cube
In the morning, you will walk in the beautiful Summer Palace. Inside the Summer Palace, your Beijing tour guide will take you to an interesting street Suzhou Street. A copy of the commercial streets in the Qing Dynasty, you can see how people trade and make living 200 years ago. Have lunch.