16 Days China Tour with Tibet

Tour Name: 16 Days China Tour with Tibet

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Summary: Traveling with us the 16 Days China Tour, you will visit Shanghai, Zhangjiajie, Chengdu, Lhasa, Tibet, Xian, and Beijing City

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16 Days China Tour with Tibet

Day 1: Arrive in Shanghai
Upon your arrival at Shanghai, China's most cosmopolitan city, your personal guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax, or step out into this amazing city for an adventure on your own.
Meals : No                                                                        Accommodation: In Shanghai
Day 2: Shanghai
After breakfast, you will visit the Shanghai Museum, reputed as one of the China's first world-class modern museums with a collection of 120,000 precious works. Later, you will walk down the Bund along the Huangpu River and visit the Jade Buddha Temple, the Former French Section. Later you will enjoy some free time atXin Tian Di.
Optional show for tonight is Acrobatics Show which is awesome and amazing if you are interested in it.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                               Accommodation: In Shanghai
Day 3: Shanghai-Suzhou-Zhangjiajie by flight
Today you will be met and transferred to Suzhou and have a one-day tour in this beautiful city. You will visit the quiet and famous Lingering Garden and the Pan Gate and cruise on the Grand Canal to see the old houses along the river and special life of local people. Later visit the No.1 Silk Factory to learn how the pure silk products are made from a small cocoon. After that, get back to Shanghai and take flight to Zhangjiajie. 
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                               Accommodation: In Zhangjiajie

Day 4: Zhangjiajie 

After breakfast at hotel , transfer to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, and you will visit Yellow Stone Village by round trip cable cars. The Yellow Stone Village lies to the west of Zhangjiajie Forest Park with an altitude of 1,206 m and covers an area of 250 mu. There is a popular saying that you cannot say that you have been to Zhangjiajie if you don't visit Yellow Stone Village, the most popular scenic spots are Six Strange Pagoda, Picking Up Star Platform, Five Finger Peaks and so on.After lunch, you will trek about 3 hours along the Golden Whip Stream, which is located in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, it covers a distance of 7.5 km from north to south, winding across mountains and valleys. The brook is limpid through the year, with many scenic spots along the way. At the same time you can have a free oxygen show when you are explore this beautiful valley.

Remark: Tonight, you can also be charge USD 50/pax  by yourself to enjoy the famous show --Charm Western Hunan
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch                               Accommodation: In Wulingyuan 

Day 5: Zhangjiajie
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to take Bailong Elevator up to Yuanjiajie Scenic Area. Yuanjiajie is also called AVATAR Mountain for the movie AVATAR is filmed here. Located in the northwest part of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Yuanjiajie is a naturally formed platform mountain, surrounded by higher summits which are divided by deep valleys. You will enjoy Hallelujah Mountain, NO.1 Bridge in the world and so on.After lunch, take bus about 40 minutes driving to He Long Park, and visit Tianzi Mountain.  Tianzi Mountain is known for 4 natural spectacles, the clouds of mist that circle the peaks of the mountain, the amazing views of the rising sun, the moonlit nights and snow capped winter peaks. They include more than 80 natural platforms to take in the magnificent scenery. Then take Tianzi Mountain cable car down and continue to visit Ten-mile Gallery by trams in Suoxiyu Scenic Spot. 

Remark:  Your tour guide can decide if you visit Yuanjiajie at first or Tianzi Mountain at first so as to get rid of a long time waiting for a line when you take Bailong Elevator and Tianzi Mountain Cable way.
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch                                    Accommodation: In Wulingyuan 

Day 6: Zhangjiajie (Tianmen Mountain)-Chengdu
After breakfast at hotel, you will visit Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park by cable cars. Tianmen Mountain is praised as "the Soul of Zhangjiajie". With 1518 meters above sea level, it is standing at the site of 8 km south away from Zhangjiajie Downtown.Today you can explore the six wonders of Tianmen Mountain,including Tianmen Cave, Tontian Avenue, The Ghost Plank Road, Glass Skywalk, Tianmen Temple, etc. Then take flight to Chengdu,Arriving in Chengdu, our local driver will pick you up from airport and transfer to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                         Accommodation : In Chengdu
Day 7: Chengdu
On this day, you will visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to spend a cheerful morning with these lovely pandas, followed by a trip to theWenshu Temple where you can spend some time sitting in its tea house enjoying a cup of traditional Chinese tea and absorb the special atmosphere of Chengdu and Jinli Old Street.In the evening, you can choose to enjoy Sichuan Opera to admire the unique face changing skill in it.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch                                         Accommodation : In Chengdu
Day 8: Chengdu-Lhasa by flight

You will be free to explore the city on your own until being escorted to the airport for your flight to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. When you arrive, your local guide will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel (around 1.5 hours' drive). After check-in, you are advised to rest at your hotel to acclimatize to the high altitude.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Lhasa

Day 9: Lhasa
Your Tibet tour begins with the overwhelming Potala Palace. As an emblem of Tibet, it was the winter palace of Dalai Lama (Tibet’s commensurate pope) and the actual religious center of the region. Every day many pilgrims from all over Tibet trek months and miles to worship their gods and pray for their blessing here. Brilliant religious architectures, sculptures and paintings can be fully-admired here. In the afternoon, you will visit the centuries-old Jokhang Temple, the holy spiritual center of Tibetans, and walk the circular pilgrim route with local followers at Barkhor Street.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Lhasa

Day 10: Lhasa
Today you’ll tour the enchanting Norbulingka Park,which is known as Tibet’s Summer Palace, see the training place of Dalai Lama at the historic Drepung Monastery, and then proceed to the Sera Monasteryto appreciate the unique Buddhism scripture debating culture. You will see the daily life of the devoted monks and discover how they enjoy their simple life in these ancient monasteries.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Lhasa

Day 11: Lhasa-Xian by flight
Free in the day until our local guide escorts you to the airport for your onward flight to Xian. Upon arriving in Xian, your local guide will meet you at the airport escort to the hotel.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Xian

Day 12: Xian
You will visit the incredible life-size Terracotta Warriors. Here you'll see over 6,000 life-size Qin Dynasty-era terracotta soldiers, chariots and horses, an army designed to protect Qin Shihuang, China's first emperor, in the afterlife. After lunch, you will visit the Jade Gallery and then cycle along the top of Xian’s Ancient City Walls (1-2 hours). When on the wall, you will be impressive by the view of the old city contained within its walls on one side and the modern city that lies without to the other side.An optional night show for you is Tang Dynasty Show which is a dancing performance based on Tang Dynasty background.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Xian

Day 13: Xian-Beijing by flight
On this day you will be free to pursue your personal activities until being transferred for your speedy train to Beijing.Upon arriving in Beijing, you will be picked up and escorted to your hotel. After a short rest, you will head out to tour and marvel at the picturesque Summer Palace. As an imperial summer resort of Qing Dynasty, the Palace is reputed for its perfect layout, exquisite royal architectures and enchanting landscape. Your tour concludes with a stop at a Pearl Store.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Beijing

Day 14: Beijing 
On this day you will first visit Tiananmen Square, the largest plaza on earth. Passing through the iconic Tiananmen Gate, then you will enter the splendidForbidden City, China’s No.1 palace complex famous for its grand royal buildings, exquisite ornaments and priceless treasures. In the afternoon, you will come across the old Bejing by entering into the Hutongs, where you will have a leisurely walk into the local Beijingers’ daily life. Try your hands at painting a facial make-up of Peking Operaon a paper model and meet a local cricket trainer to learn their stories about cricket fighting.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Beijing

Day 15: Beijing
No Beijing tour is complete without a visit to the Great Wall (Mutianyu section). As a popular symbol of China, the breathtaking Walls were built on the mountain ridges brick, by brick only resorting to manpower 2,000 years ago. Stretching about 4,000 miles across northern China, it is entitled the Eighth Wonder of the World, a must-visit of China. This afternoon, you will visit the Chang Tomb.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch                                     Accommodation: In Beijing
Day 16: Beijing/ Departure
After a break, you will tour the spectacular Temple of Heaven and enjoy watching locals doing their morning exercises. It is a nice chance for you to chat with them, and even learn some native exercises from them.After the tour, you will be escorted to the airport for your flight to your next destination.
Meals : Breakfast/Lunch 

Price : Use in USD/P.P

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Price Excludes:

Private transfers between airports/railway stations, hotels and sightseeing spots.
Driver and English-speaking guide service on normal sightseeing activities noted in the itinerary.
Two perosns share one twins or double room at hotel with daily breakfast
Entrance fees to attractions or activities listed in the itinerary
Meals as itinerary specifies
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Government & service taxes
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price Excludes:

Round way International and domestic airfare, unless otherwise noted.
Visa fee, passport application or renewal fee.
Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc.
Personal expenses
Optional tours, meals, activities and services
Any extra cost caused by changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations,damages injury caused by accident beyond the control of visitarounchina.com and that has incurred due to the tourist action voilating the laws.


※ Prices are valid from Mar 1 this year to Feb 28 next year, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※ VAC reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※ No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise.
※ Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※ Special requirements should be advised to VAC in advance.
※ VAC reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

Price includes:

1. Bus service for your own use.

2. English-speaking guide service.

3. Entrance fees as mentioned.

4. The prices above are based two persons sharing one standard room with daily breakfast.

5. The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.

6. Luggage Transfers: Between airports/railway stations/hotels.

7. Service Charge & Government Taxes.

8. Insurance: The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.

9. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

10. All credit card processing fees.

Price excludes:

1. Tips for your tour guide and driver.

2. The prices above are based two persons sharing one standard room. If one person prefers to stay in one room, the single room supplement must be paid.

3. The price shall increase at the duration of super high season,such as 1May-3 May, 1 Oct-7 Oct and Chinese New Spring Festival.

4. In order to give our guests more choices, the meals are not included in the quotation.

5. Early check in or late check out.

6. Any other changes caused by the acts of God, natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations, damages or injury caused by accident beyond the control of China Travel Club and that has incurred due to the tourist action violating the laws.

1. All rates are subject to reconfirmation from our trip advisors when an actual booking is being made.

2. All tours & transfers are all based in English Speaking local guides. For other languages, please contact our trip advisors for new quotations.

3. Child definition: From Age 3 to 11 Years (usually enjoying 10%-40% discount. Contact our trip advisors for the actual discount for your case). 12 Years old and above will be charged as Adult Price.

4. Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and please pay attention to the local climate of Zhangjiajie.

5. Prices are based on current exchange rate and are subject to change without prior notice. For the most up to date prices, please contact with the sales.

6. As your traveling places are in mountainous area, please pack leisure clothing and shoes.

7. The weather in mountainous area is changeable. It is better to bring your umbrella.

8. All the hotels(except 5 star hotel) in Zhangjiajie do not offer complimentary toilet articles, such as shampoo, shower gel, soap, disposable teeth brush, slippers, ect for environmental protection.

9. Tour Standard:
Economic: You will enjoy the most beautiful places in Zhangjiajie at low costs, we provide good hotels for you, and you will even have a chance to live in the family style hotels in the park. The routes is designed especially for hiking and can save you a lot of money.
Standard: We will provide tourism van with professional driver, the hotels you will stay are all 4 star and have good locations to the different science spots; A map of Zhangjiajie for everyone and one bottle of water each day.
Deluxe: The Buick Business Purpose Vehicle (or Mercedes-Benz car if our guests require )will serve you during your whole trip, 5 star hotel is your choice when you are traveling, most routes are designed to assure that you will have a leisure and unforgettable trip in Zhangjiajie; A map of Zhangjiajie and one bottle of water each day.