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China Tours Golden Tibet & Yunan 18 Days

Golden Tibet & Yunan 18 Days JOIN +

Tour code: GT18YN

The wonderful overland tour starts from the legend of Beijing, and follow ancient tea horse road to Tibetan plateau, the picturesque sceneries of lakes and snow capped peaks. Plus The "Spring City" Kunming attracts numerous travel-lovers to pay a visit with its favorable climate, breathtaking scenery and profound ethnic culture. This tour offers a great chance to discover this reputed "Flower City

    Visiting:

  • Beijing (3 nts), Xian (2 nts), Lhasa (3 nts), Zhongdian (2 nts), Lijiang (2 nts), Dali (1 nt), Kunming 2 nts), Shanghai (2 nts)

    Hotel Accommodations:

  • Beijing—Radegast Lake View Hotel or similar
  • Xian—Grand Noble Hotel or similar
  • Lhasa—Jardin Secret Hotel or similar
  • Zhongdian—Paradise Hotel or similar
  • Kunming—Kai Wah Plaza Intl Kunming or similar
  • Lijiang—Guanfang Hotel or similar
  • Dali—Regent Hotel or similar
  • Shanghai—Sunrise On The Bund Hotel or similar

    Included:

  • * All inter-China air/land transportation
  • * Includes all inter-China transfers between airports and hotels
  • * 17 nights in local 4*/5* hotels based on double occupancy
  • * 17 hotel breakfasts, 16 lunches and 1 dinner
  • * Includes baggage handling, hotel taxes and service fees
  • * Comprehensive sightseeing with admission as noted
  • Experienced English speaking guide

    Optional Entertainment:

  • * Beijing—Peking Opera Show or Chinese Kungfu Show
  • * Xian—Tang Dynasty Dinner Show
  • * Shanghai—Acrobatic Show

    Remarks:

  • *Prices are “Land Only” with optional Trans-Pacific international airfare based on China Southern Airline and subject to seat availability. Special preferred airfares from your hometown are available, please contact with us for more detail.
  • *Tour cost is per person, based on double occupancy
  • *Minimum for 2 persons

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Beijing

Your flight lands at Beijing – the capital of China. You are transferred to the hotel for well-deserved rest and relaxation.
Day 2

Beijing

After breakfast, full day excursion to Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world; then Forbidden City which is the imperial palace of Ming & Qing Dynasty; last stop at the Temple of Heaven, here ancient emperors prayed for good harvest. Afternoon enjoy a Peking Roasted Duck lunch and you can choose the Peking Opera Show or Chinese Kungju Show as optional in the evening. (B,L)
Day 3

Beijing

This morning start tours to the Great Wall, a symbol of the Chinese ancient civilization. The longest man-made object in the world, this 2,000-year landmark is an astonishing feat of engineering. Continuous to the Ming Tombs with Sacred Way, consisting of mausoleums of 13 Ming emperors, the way stood on both sides with marvelous stone sculptures. (B,L)
Day 4

Beijing—Xian

After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Xian. The ancient capital of China. After meet and transfer to hotel, visit the Shaanxi Historical Museum and Ancient City Wall. Enjoy a Dumpling Dinner in the evening. (B,L,D)
Day 5

Xian

Full day excursion to the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum (Bing Ma Yong). It's known as the 8th miracle in the world. The whole mausoleum is like a cultural treasure vault with large collections of relics. After the Terra Cotta Army replication factories, visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the Countyard of Family Gao with Shadow Puppet Show. Optional Tang Dynasty Dinner Show in the evening. (B,L)
Day 6

Xian—Lhasa

Morning transfer to airport for flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel. Free at leisure to acclimatize yourself to the high altitude. (B,L)
Day 7

Lhasa

Today you visit the architectural wonder and Lhasa’s landmark, Potala Palace. After exploring this exquisite palace we venture to the Barkhor Street, the colorful old section of Lhasa lined with street stalls and local handicrafts. Continue to visit Jokhang Monastery, the spiritual heart of the city and Tibet’s most important pilgrimage site. (B,L)
Day 8

Lhasa

Full day sightseeing in Lhasa by visiting the Drepung Monastery, once world’s largest monastery; the Norbulingka Park, was Dalai Lama’s summer palace, and the Sera Monastery, one of Lhasa’s two great Gelugpa monasteries. En-route visit the Carpet Factory. (B,L)
Day 9

Lhasa—Zhongdian

Free at leisure until transfer to airport for flight to Zhongdian, as known as Shangri’La, a hidden paradise in James Hilton’s 1993 novel—Lost Horizon. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel for rest. (B,L)
Day 10

Zhongdian

Morning tour to the largest lake—Sudu Lake followed by the Bita Lake which is a plateau lake that provide ideal habitat for birds and animals. En route visit a Tibetan village. Before back to the town, visit the Grand Gedan Songzang Linsi, it lives up to the fame of “Little Potala Palace”. (B,L)
Day 11

Zhongdian—Lijiang

Morning drive to Lijiang. Visit the first Bend of Yangtze River and Tiger Leaping Gorge on the road. Upon arrival, visit the Wanggu Building to get a bird’s view of the whole Ancient City of Lijiang. (B,L)
Day 12

Lijiang

Today visit the Suhe Naxi people’s villiage, Baisha Murals in Baisha Naxi Village, which is a Naxi village with a 500 years old fresco. Continuous to the Black Dragon Pool, it is listed in the Collections of Famous Pools because of its beauty. (B,L)
Day 13

Lijiang—Dali

Morning drive to Dali, taste the famous Three Flavors of Tea (Sandao Tea) and visit the local Bazaar, then enjoy the beautiful rural scenery by Horse carriage. Lunch at the local Bai’s family. Visit the Erhal Lake in the afternoon. Stroll Dali old town in the evening. (B,L)
Day 14

Dali—Kunming

Morning visit the Three Pagodas of Chongshen Monastery, a symbol of the history of Dali City. Afterwards, transfer to airport for flight to Kunming. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel for rest. (B,L)
Day 15

Kunming

Today first visit the Stone Forest, one of China’s most remarkable natural phenomena. Then drive to Western Hill, visit the famous “Dragon Gage”. (B,L)
Day 16

Kunming—Shanghai

Morning visit the Flower and Bird Market in the old part of Kunming city. Then, transfer to airport for flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, meet and start the city tour of the Bund and Nanjing Road, Enjoy the reputation of “China’s No.1 Street”. Optional Acrobatic Show in the evening. (B,L)
Day 17

Shanghai

Visit the classic Yu Garden and Jade Buddha Temple. Rest time free to explore this modern city. (B,L)
Day 18

Depart Shanghai

Transfer to airport to board a flight for your next destination. (B)

Price (MAR 2017~NOV 2017)

Arrival Date 2017/Arrive Beijing (Tue) Land Only Int'l Air-LAX Single Supplement
Mar 7, 21 $4495 $850 $1050
Apr 4, 18 $4495 $850 $1050
May 9 $4495 $850 $1050
May 23 $4495 $1200 $1050
Jun 6, 20 $4495 $1200 $1050
Jul 4, 18 $4495 $1000 $1050
Aug 8. 22 $4495 $1000 $1050
Sep 5, 19 $4495 $850 $1050
Oct 10, 24 $4495 $850 $1050
Nov 7 $4495 $850 $1050
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