Seasonal Tour - August (11 days)
From royal Beijing to the 'city of sunlight' - Lhasa and holy Shigatse, to breathe the clear air, to appreciate the great holidays there.Day 1
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital city of China, your local guide will meet you at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Accommodation: In BeijingDay 2
Depart from your hotel, you will enjoy your today's visit covering Tian'anmen Square, the World's largest urban square and the Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon. Peking Roasted Duck is available for your optional dinner.
Accommodation: In BeijingDay 3
The star attraction of China is its Great Wall, a massive defensive structure built to keep intruders from entering the mainland. Today you will have the opportunity to traverse the ancient steps of Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall. Then drive back to the city for Summer Palace. If you desire, enjoy optional Peking Opera tonight.
Accommodation: In BeijingDay 4
Beijing Lhasa (B)
Arrival at Lhasa, you will be met at Gongar airport and transferred to the hotel for some good rest and acclimation.
Accommodation: In LhasaDay 5
Today, you will have a full day wonderful visit covering Tibet Museum, Tibetan Family Visiting and Sera Monastery after lunch.
Accommodation: In LhasaDay 6
Depart from hotel in the morning, you will have another full day trip that covering the visit to Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street in Lhasa.
Accommodation: In LhasaDay 7
Lhasa Gyangtse Shigatse (B/L/D)
Today, you will drive to Shigatse in the morning, on the way, take a view for the beautiful Yamdrok Lake, and visit Palkhor Monastery and Kumbum Pagoda. Stay overnight at Shigatse.
Accommodation: In ShigatseDay 8
Shigatse Lhasa (B/L/D)
Today, after a visit to Tanshilumpu Monastery in the morning, you will be driven back to Lhasa.
Accommodation: In LhasaDay 9
Lhasa Shanghai (B)
Bid Lhasa a fond farewell as board the flight for Shanghai. Arrive in Shanghai, Paris of the Oriental, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Accommodation: In ShanghaiDay 10
Today, enjoy your full day city tour that start with the visit to the Jade Buddha Temple, then move to Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in city downtown, and the nearby old street. Next have a bird-eye view of the city after ascending Shanghai's new landmark- Shanghai Financial Center in the new and fast-developing Lujiazui. You can then have a leisure stroll along the Bund, Shanghai's famed waterfront promenade.
Accommodation: In ShanghaiDay 11
Be transferred to the airport for the flight to your next stop.
End of the Seasonal Tour