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18 Days China Tour of Beijing Lhasa Tsetang Gyangtse Xian Guilin

Beijing Lhasa Tsetang Gyangtse Xian Guilin Private Trip

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  • Tour Code : CT-LH-03
  • City : Beijing,Lhasa,Xian,Guilin,
  • Type : private
  • Departure : daily
  • Duration :18 days 17 nights
  • Escorted : yes
  • Language : English
  • Minimal price : 2199 USD/p
  • Max price : 4769 USD/p
  • Level : easy
  • Kids : available
  • Elders : available
  • Hotel : include
  • Start : Beijing
  • End : Guilin

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  • 18 Days China Tour of Beijing Lhasa Tsetang Gyangtse Xian Guilin

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  • Map of 18 Days China Tour of Beijing Lhasa Tsetang Gyangtse Xian Guilin

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1. Arrival at Beijing.  
  • Day 2. Beijing: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Olympic Park.  
  • Day 3. Beijing: Ming Tombs, Badaling Great Wall.  
  • Day 4. Beijing Hutong, Temple of Heaven, Beijing Zoo, Lama Temple.  
  • Day 5. Take flight to Lhasa.  Arrive in Lhasa, Nietang Buddha.  
  • Day 6. Lhasa: Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka Park.  
  • Day 7. Lhasa: Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street.  
  • Day 8. Lhasa – Tsetang.  
  • Day 9. Tsetang – Gyantze.  
  • Day 10. Gyantze – Lhasa  
  • Day 11. Take flight to Xian.  Arrive in Xian and hotel check-in.  
  • Day 12. Xian: Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Huaqing Pool, Stele Forest Museum, Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show.  
  • Day 13. Xian: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall, Great Mosque.  
  • Day 14. Muslim Street, flight to Guilin.  Arrive in Guilin and hotel check-in.  
  • Day 15. Guilin: Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill, Seven Star Park.  
  • Day 16. Li River Cruise to Yangshuo.  
  • Day 17. Free.  
  • Day 18. Departure.  

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1. Arrival at Beijing.  

  • Reach Beijing airport or railway station. Your private guide will wait at the exit and escort you to hotel for check in.
    Free for the remainder of the day.
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  • Day 2. Beijing: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Olympic Park.  

  • Your private guide will pick you up from hotel at 08:30am.
    Take a stroll on the largest downtown square in the world, Tiananmen Square. The square has witnessed the founding of the new China.
    Then visit Forbidden City. This world's largest palace complex was the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties(1368-1911).
  • Proceed to Summer Palace after lunch. Combining lakes, gardens and ancient structures, Summer Palace is the best-preserved and largest royal garden existing in China.
    Admire the most outstanding architectures in Olympic Park, Bird's Nest and Water Cube. Have an outside view of these two venues.
    Transfer you back to the hotel after the tour.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 3. Beijing: Ming Tombs, Badaling Great Wall.  

  • Your private guide will pick you up from hotel at 08:30am.
    Visit Ming Tombs in the morning. With a history of over 600 years, Ming Tombs is the final resting place of 13 emperors of Ming Dynasty(1368-1644).
    Discover the largest and the first built tomb, Changling. It is the tomb of the third Ming Emperor Zhu Di and his wife.
  • Head to the famous Badaling Great Wall in the afternoon. Badaling is the best preserved and most popular section of the Great Wall of China. It is close Beijing city and featured with magnificent architectures and breathtaking nature scenery.
    Transfer you back to the hotel after the tour.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 4. Beijing Hutong, Temple of Heaven, Beijing Zoo, Lama Temple.  

  • Your private guide will pick you up from hotel at 08:30am.
    Visit Beijing Hutongs by rickshaws. Beijing Hutongs are narrow lanes surrounded by traditional courtyard residences. They have a history of over 700 years and represent the traditional culture and way of life of old Beijingers.
    Continue to Temple of Heaven, the largest sacrificial building complex in the world. The temple was the place where emperors came to perform worship to the God of Heaven and pray for good harvests.
  • Move on to Beijing Zoo, the biggest downtown zoo in China with the largest number of animal species. You can find the national treasure animal, giant pandas, in the zoo. Then visit Lama Temple, which is the large and well preserved Tibetan monastery in Beijing. The Hall of Harmony and Peace is the main building of the temple. Transfer you back to the hotel after the tour.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 5. Take flight to Lhasa.  Arrive in Lhasa, Nietang Buddha.  

  • Pick you up from hotel and transfer to airport. Take flight to Lhasa.

  • Local guide will meet you at Lhasa airport.
    View the Nietang Buddha on the way to your hotel. Nietang Buddha is the biggest stone statue engraved on a cliff in Tibet and the first attraction to welcome visitors to Lhasa.
    Check in the hotel and have a good rest.
  •   Breakfast, , , ,
  • Day 6. Lhasa: Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka Park.  

  • Your guide will pick you up from hotel at 09:00am.
    Start your trip with Potala Palace. Originally built in the seventh century, Potala Palace is the highest ancient palace in the world. It is famous for its grand architecture, delicate artworks as well as the strong religious atmosphere.
    Continue to Sera Monastery. As one of the three largest monasteries in Lhasa, Sera Monastery enjoys good reputation among visitor by its buildings of Tibetan style, Buddhist culture, and Buddhist Scriptures debating.
  • Visit Norbulingka Park in the afternoon. Built in 1751 during the reign of the seventh Dalai Lama, Norbulingka Park was served as a summer palace for the Dalai Lama. It has 374 rooms of different sizes.
    Transfer you back to the hotel after the tour.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 7. Lhasa: Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street.  

  • Your guide will pick you up from hotel at 09:00am.
    Drive to Drepung Monastery. The monastery was established in 1416 and is known as the most important monastery of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism. It mainly consists of Ganden Potrang, Cogen Hall, Kamcuns as well as 4 Zhacangs.
  • Proceed to Jokhang Temple. With a history of more than 1300 years, Jokhang Monastery holds a high status in Tibetan Buddhism. It is the ultimate pilgrimage destination of Tibetan Buddhists.
    Take a stroll on Barkhor Street Bazaar. Tibetan culture, economy, religion and arts assemble here.
    Transfer you back to the hotel after the tour.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 8. Lhasa – Tsetang.  

  • Your guide will pick you up from hotel at 09:00am.
    Drive to Tsetang along Brahmaputra River.
    Arrive in Tsetang and visit Samye Monastery. First built in 775 AD, the monastery is the first monastery in Tibet and the first monastery housing the three Buddhist jewels, Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
  • Overnight in Tsetang.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 9. Tsetang – Gyantze.  

  • Your guide will pick you up from hotel at 09:00am.
    Go to visit Yumbulagang Palace, the first palace in Tibetan history. The palace was built in 1623 for the first Tibetan king, Nyatri Tsenpo. You can find the various statues of Tibetan rulers, thinkers, ministers and governors, and some murals recording the early history of Tibet in the monastery.
    Then visit Trandruk Monastery. Built in the 7th century during the reign of Songtsan Gampo, the monastery is the earliest imperial monastery in Tibet. The most important treasure in the monastery is the Thangka embroidered with thousands of pearls, which is one of the three Thangkas made by Princess Wencheng.
  • Then drive to Gyantze and stay overnight.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 10. Gyantze – Lhasa  

  • Your guide will pick you up from hotel at 09:00am.
    Go to visit Palkhor Monastery. It is a monastery combing three major sects of the Tibetan Buddhism, Sakya, Kadampa and Gelug sects. More than 100,000 Buddha statues can be found in the monastery.
    Move on to TSONG BURG. With a history of more than 600 years, this castle is the best preserved dzongs in Tibet. You can overlook the Gyangze County and watch Palkhor Monastery from the castle.
  • Transfer you back to the hotel in Lhasa.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 11. Take flight to Xian.  Arrive in Xian and hotel check-in.  

  • Pick you up from hotel and transfer to airport. Take flight to Xian.

  • Local guide will pick you up from Xian airport and escort you to check in the hotel.
  •   Breakfast, , , ,
  • Day 12. Xian: Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Huaqing Pool, Stele Forest Museum, Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show.  

  • Your private guide will pick you up from hotel at 08:30am.
    Drive about 1 hour to visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Be honored as the Eighth Wonder in the World, Terracotta Warriors and Horses is a part of the Mausoleum of the Emperor Qin Shihuang(259-210BC). Over 8,000 life-size warriors, horses and chariots are arranged in battle formations.
  • After lunch, proceed to Huaqing Pool. Huaqing Pool had been a resort palace for many dynasties because of its natural beauty and hot spring resources. It has become a landmark site for Chinese Tang Culture.
    Move on to Stele Forest Museum. The museum is composed of three parts: Confucian Temple, Stele Forest and Stone Sculpture Art Galleries. More than 11,000 cultural relics are housed in the museum including stone inscriptions, epigraphs and Buddhist statues.
  • Have delicious Dumplings for dinner. With different tastes, appearances and cooking techniques, dumpling dinner become an unmissable authentic dainty for travelers to Xian.
    Enjoy Tang Dynasty Show after dinner. Tang Dynasty Show presents the essence of music and dance art of the Tang Dynasty over a thousand years ago.
    Transfer you back to the hotel after the show.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13. Xian: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall, Great Mosque.  

  • Your private guide will pick you up from hotel at 08:30am.
    First proceed to Shaanxi History Museum. Over 1,700,000 cultural relics are displayed in this comprehensive museum to show the history and culture of Shaanxi province and ancient China.
    Move on to Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Originally built in 652 of Tang Dynasty, the pagoda is functioned to collect Buddhist materials that were taken from India by the hierarch Xuanzang.
  • Go on to Ancient City Wall, one of the most important landmarks of Xian. It was built over 600 years ago as an important military defensive system to fortify the city.
    Then visit Great Mosque. With a history of over 1,200 year, Great Mosque is one of the oldest and largest mosques in China. It was designed with traditional Chinese architecture style and decorated with Islamic culture. Transfer you back to the hotel after the tour.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 14. Muslim Street, flight to Guilin.  Arrive in Guilin and hotel check-in.  

  • Your private guide will pick you up from hotel at 08:30am.
    Visit Muslim Street. With a history of more than 1,000 years, Muslim Street is a Muslim community in Xian City. The street still retains many ancient buildings. Various kinds of Muslim food can be found here.
    Then drive you to airport to take flight for Guilin.

  • Local guide will pick you up from Guilin airport and escort you to check in the hotel.
  •   Breakfast, , , ,
  • Day 15. Guilin: Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill, Seven Star Park.  

  • Your guide will pick you up from hotel at 08:30am.
    Proceed to Reed Flute Cave. Known as "the Palace of Natural Arts", Reed Flute Cave is a spectacular world of various stalactites and stone pillars formed from 180 million years ago.
    Then visit Fubo Hill. On the hill, there are lots of rock stone carvings and Buddha statues from Tang Dynasty(618-907). You may have a bird's-eye view of Guilin city on the summit.
  • Move on to visit Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin. The hill looks like a giant elephant with a long trunk.
    Walk in the Seven Star Park, the biggest comprehensive park in Guilin. The park is the epitome of the essence of Guilin's landscape.
    Transfer you back to the hotel after the tour.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 16. Li River Cruise to Yangshuo.  

  • Your guide will pick you up from hotel in the morning and transfer you to Zhujiang Port.
    Take a Li River Cruise to Yangshuo escorted by your guide. The section from Guilin to Yangshuo is the essence of the Li River scenery. It is reputed as the "Hundred-mile Gallery". The cruise will last about 4.5 hours. Lunch is on onboard.
  • Disembark at Yangshuo in the afternoon. Take an exploration in this ancient town. Walk on the famous West Street and feel the relaxed atmosphere.
    Stay overnight in Yangshuo.
  •   Breakfast, Lunch,
  • Day 17. Free.  

  • Free day in the morning. You can rent a bicycle to enjoy the stunning countryside views.
  • Transfer you back to the hotel in Guilin in the afternoon.
  •   Breakfast, ,
  • Day 18. Departure.  

  • Pick you up from hotel and transfer to airport for departure.
  •   Breakfast, ,

Hotel

  • City \ Level
  • Beijing
  • Capital Hotel Beijing
  • Qianmen Jianguo Hotel Beijing
  • King Parkview Hotel Beijing
  • Lhasa
  • InterContinental Lhasa Paradise
  • Thangka Hotel Lhasa
  • Cang-gyan Hotel Lhasa
  • Lhasa Tsedang
  • Tsedang Hotel
  • Tsedang Hotel
  • Tsedang Hotel
  • Lhasa Gyantse
  • Gyantse Hotel
  • Gyantse Hotel
  • Gyantze Hotel
  • Xian
  • Sofitel Xian
  • Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel
  • Minxing Boutique Hotel
  • Guilin
  • Grand Bravo Hotel Guilin
  • Guilin Bravo Hotel
  • Hotel Universal Guilin
  • Guilin Yangshuo
  • Yangshuo Green Lotus Hotel
  • Yangshuo Elite Garden Hotel
  • Aiyuan Hotel Yangshuo

    Price

  • USD/person
Deluxe
  • People No.
  • Peak
  • Shoulder
  • Low
  • 2-3
  • 4769
  • 4466
  • 4186
  • 4-5
  • 4015
  • 3662
  • 3415
  • 6-9
  • 3701
  • 3454
  • 3204
  • 10-15
  • 3295
  • 3070
  • 2872
  • 16-25
  • 3147
  • 2936
  • 2758
  • 26 or above
  • 3047
  • 2847
  • 2665
  • Single Supplement
  • 981
  • 850
  • 746
  • Standard
  • People No.
  • Peak
  • Shoulder
  • Low
  • 2-3
  • 4501
  • 4272
  • 3939
  • 4-5
  • 3747
  • 3468
  • 3168
  • 6-9
  • 3432
  • 3261
  • 2957
  • 10-15
  • 2976
  • 2812
  • 2621
  • 16-25
  • 2828
  • 2677
  • 2507
  • 26 or above
  • 2728
  • 2589
  • 2414
  • Single Supplement
  • 757
  • 689
  • 540
  • Comfortable
  • People No.
  • Peak
  • Shoulder
  • Low
  • 2-3
  • 4241
  • 4011
  • 3802
  • 4-5
  • 3487
  • 3207
  • 3031
  • 6-9
  • 3172
  • 3000
  • 2820
  • 10-15
  • 2779
  • 2630
  • 2489
  • 16-25
  • 2631
  • 2496
  • 2376
  • 26 or above
  • 2531
  • 2407
  • 2283
  • Single Supplement
  • 541
  • 471
  • 426
  • * The tour cost is subject to change before final confirmation.
  • Payment
    Bank of China, Wechat, Alipay, Credit Card (Visa Master AmericanExpress), PayPal.
    Include
    • Air-conditioned car or van,
    • Experienced driver,
    • Professional English speaking guide,
    • Admission fees of listed attractions,
    • Meals as specified,
    • Airport transfers,
    • Domestic flights,
    • Hotel accommodation.
    Exclude
    • Cable car of Badaling Great Wall,
    • China Visa and personal expense,
    • Tips to guides and drivers.

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