Bell Tower in Xian
Forbidden City in Snowy Winter
Badaling Great Wall
Temple of Heaven
Terra Cotta Warriors
Duration: 12 Days Tour Type: Private Tour Departure: Everyday
Our guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. In the afternoon, the guide will lead you to visit Summer Palace and Bejing Hutong.
After breakfast, we will drive to Badaling Great Wall, just have a short hike there and enjoy yourselves. then have a traditional Chinese cuisine in the foot of Wall and drive to Ming Tombs. and after visiting Ming Tombs, drive back to downtown, on the way, we will have a visit outside the Olympic Stadiums-Bird's Nest and Water Cube.
Morning, take a visit to Tiananmen Square, the biggest square in the world, here, you can see the scenic spots includes the Tiananmen gate, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, Great Hall of the people, National Museum of China and Monument to the People's Heroes. The flag raising ceremony will be held in Beijing's Tiananmen Square everyday. The national flag will be raised and lowered on the same time the sun rises and sets.
then we began to visit the Forbidden City, the largest ancient imperial palaces group in the world with 500 years history . Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for about 1.5-2 hours. Have a lunch near Forbidden City and begin our today's last destination --the Temple of Heaven, the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world, here the Emperors showed their homage to the God and praied the blessings and peace in the next year. in the evening, we will have a Acrobatic Show.
take a morning flight to Xi'an.
The guide will meet and transfer you to the hotel and have a rest. in the afternoon, begin your Xian tour by visiting the Wild Goose Pagada, the pagoda where widely renowned Master Xuanzang (Monk Tripitaka) stored his classics brought from India. Here you can see the Statue of Xuzang Master. In the front of the Pagada, there is a Music Fountain, it's said it is the biggest fountain in Asia, and each evening many people come to see Fountain and have a rest here. With the music peak's coming, the Fountain climbs higher and sudden drop from the highest point with the sudden stop of music. at that moment, the water sparks to visitors near it and gift them cool and refreshing comfort in the hottest Summer. In the evening, have a Tang Dynasty Show in the Tang Furong Garden near the Pagada.The show that presents the palace dances and sings in the Tang Dynasty when Xian was the capital.
After breakfast, first drive to visit Banpo Museum, which was a viliage relic of prehistoric clan-based community with the hisory of 6000 years up to now. it belongs to Yangshao Culture in China's Neolithic Age along the Yellow River.
Then visit Underground Palace, about 2 kilometers from the terra cotta warriors and Houses. It is a man-made site built according to Simaqian' description of Underground Palace of Qin Dynasty in his books. it represent the glory and spectacularity of the past times . in the afternoon, we will visit the famous wonder in the world--Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses.
Full day trip to Ancient City Wall. It was build in Tang Dynasty which survived through Chinese long history. It is the most complete existing urban fortification in China. You can walk or cycle on the ancient wall (bike rental fee is not included). Then, go to the Bell and Drum Tower, the emblem of Xi'an city. After visiting the Bell Tower,the Shanxi Historical Museum and have a dumplings' dinner in the evening.
Take morning flight to Lhasa and local guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. for the special geographic environment, you are advised to have a good rest in the afternoon for your following trip.
Full day city tour of The Potala Palace, the most imposing attraction in Lhasa. One of architectural wonders of the world contains 13 storeys tall and thousands of rooms.We kindly suggest you take taxi to the top of the palace which costs about 10 and then walk down after your visiting. Then to the Jokhang Temple, it is 1300 years old and is one of Tibet\'s holiest shrines. It was built to commemorate the marriage of the the Tang princess Wencheng to King Songtsen Gampo, and houses a pure gold statue of the Buddha Sakyamuni brought to Tibet by the princess. The last stop in this day is Barkhor Street. It is essentially a pilgrim circuit that proceeds clockwise around the periphery of the Jokhang Temple. It is also a hive of market activity, an astounding pilgrim jamboree, and a wonderful introduction to Tibet Overnight in Lhasa
Full day city tour of Sera Monastery, which s about 5km north of Lhasa, Sera Monastery was founded in 1419 by a disciple of Tsongkhapa. Sera, Drepung and Ganden Monasteries functioned as the three "pillars of the Tibetan state". After visiting Sera Monastery, go to Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka, and visit The Carpet Factory.Overnight in Lhasa.
Take a morning flight to Shanghai, and in the afternoon the guide will lead you to get the first impression of Shanghai. first go to the Pudong New Area to experience its modern flavor.
Full day trip to the Bund, the trace of the past Shanghai, and Yu Garden, a classical Chinese garden in Shanghai, around which a nice shopping mall for all kinds of light products, specialties and local snacks.and Jade Buddha Temple, and Nanjing Road.
Morning transfer you to the airport and say good bye to China.
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