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Train Tour to Tibet

Train Tour to Tibet Tour Features: This trip is one of luxury and pleasures. You will stay in first class hotels, and travel in comfort and style. Eat the best food the locals have on offer. See the finest sites possible.

Tour Code: CCT-TAT05S

Destinations: Beijing, Lhasa, Chengdu, Xian, Shanghai

Tour Price: From 1595 USD

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Day1 Beijing arrival
Accommodation: Beijing Holiday Inn Downtown HotelFour Star
Day2 Beijing
Accommodation: Beijing Holiday Inn Downtown Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Forbidden City, Tian An Men Square, Temple of Heaven
Day3 Beijing
Accommodation: Beijing Holiday Inn Downtown Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Great Wall, Ming Tombs,the Birds Nest, Water Cube
Day4 Beijing
Accommodation: Beijing Holiday Inn Downtown Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Summer Palace, Gongwangfu Garden & Hutong
Day5 Beijing Train Lhasa
Accommodation: On the Soft-sleeper train
Day6 Lhasa
Accommodation: Tibet Hotel Four Star
Day7 Lhasa
Accommodation: Tibet Hotel 
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Day8 Lhasa
Accommodation: Tibet Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka Park & Sera Monastery
Day9 Lhasa Plane Chengdu
Accommodation: Jinyu Sunshine HotelFour Star
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Jinli Old Street
Day10 Chengdu
Accommodation: Jinyu Sunshine Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Luodai Old Town
Day11 Chengdu Plane Xian
Accommodation: Xian Aurum International Hotel Four Star
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Giant Panda Breeding Base
Day12 Xian
Accommodation: Xian Aurum International Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Terra-cotta Warriors, Shaanxi History Museum, majestic Wild Goose
Day13 Xian Plane Shanghai
Accommodation: Baron Business Hotel Shanghai Four Star
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Yuyuan Garden, the Bund, Nanjing Road
Day14 Shanghai 
Accommodation: Baron Business Hotel Shanghai 
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Zhujiajiao Village
Day15 Shanghai 
Meal: Breakfast

Day 01 Arrive Beijing

Arrive in Beijing. Upon your arrival, you will be met by your English speaking guide displaying your name. Transfer with guide to Beijing King Parkview Hotel.

Forbidden CityDay 02 Beijing (B, L)

Morning program takes you to Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden City, the residence of emperors for more than 500 years. Enjoy the famous cuisine at carefully-selected restaurant. Afternoon sightseeing features the Temple of Heaven, where emperors once prayed for good harvests.

Day 03 Beijing (B, L)

The highlight today is a visit to the Great Wall, a symbol of the Chinese ancient civilization. After enjoying a delicious lunch at our carefully-selected restaurant, you will visit the Ming Tombs, the burial grounds for the 13 Ming Dynasty emperors. On the way back to the hotel, you will have a short exterior visit to "the Birds Nest, Water Cube"---the main Olympic Stadium built for the 2008 Olympic Games.

Day 04 Beijing (B, L)

After breakfast, drive to visit the Summer Palace, a summer resort for Empress Dowager Ci Xi. Then you will visit the Gongwangfu Garden, the largest private mansion house in the Qing Dynasty. After that, you will explore the 'Hutong' (residential area) in a rickshaw and have a glimpse of traditional Beijing life. 

Day 05 Beijing / Xian (B)

Transfer to the railway station to take the bullet train to Xian. Upon arrival, meet with your local guide and transfer to HNA Hotel Downtown. Rest of the day is free for you to have rest. 

Terra-cotta soldiersDay 06 Xian (B, L)

A full day tour recalls the glories of ancient Xian as you visit the burial site of an incredible army of 8,000 lifelike Terra-cotta soldiers. After lunch drive back to the city and visit the majestic Wild Goose Pagoda and Shaanxi History Museum.

Day 07 Xian / Xining / Lhasa (B)

In the morning, transfer you to Xian north railway station and take a bullet train to Xining. Upon arrival, please connect to the overnight train to Lhasa at Xining railway station by yourself. You will traverse the highest train pass in the world at over 5000m. Enjoy the scenery of jagged mountain peaks caped in ice and the permanently frozen Tibetan Plateau. vernight on the train. 

Day 08 Lhasa 

Arrive in Lhasa in the late afternoon. You meet your tour guide at the railway station and transferred to Yak Hotel and rest.

Day 09 Lhasa (B, L)

Potala PalaceAfter breakfast you will take a guided tour to the immense Potala Palace built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. After having a lunch, you will visit Jokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. In the late afternoon, you will have a chance to stroll on Barkhor Street to mingle in the crowds and enjoy the market activity.

Day 10 Lhasa (B, L)

Drepung Monastery.Full day sightseeing takes you to Drepung Monastery. "Drepung" in Tibetan means "the hill of rice" because this white Monastery looks like a big hill of rice. This monastery occupies an area of 150,000 square meters with 7700 lamas and becomes the largest monastery in Asia. After enjoying a local lunch, you will visit Norbulingka Park. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace here for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities during the summer season. Today Norbulingka has become a public park for picnicking, relaxing and entertainment. Continue to visit Sera Monastery. Sera means 'Hailstone' in Tibetan, and legend tells that it hailed during the foundation of this famous monastery.

Day 11 Lhasa / Chengdu (B)

After breakfast you are transferred to the airport for the flight to Chengdu -- Home of the Giant Panda. Check into Holiday Inn Express Chengdu West Gate. In the afternoon, have a rest. 

Day 12 Chengdu (B, L)

Following breakfast is a visit to the Giant Panda Breeding Base, one of the most important centers in China for the captive conservation of giant pandas. A lunch will be served for you at the local popular restaurant. In the afternoon, you will take a leisure stroll at Jinli Old Street and the Broad & Narrow Alley in Chengdu.

Day 13 Chengdu / Shanghai (B, L)

In the morning, take the flight to Shanghai, the financial center in China. You are greeted with the tour guide at the airport and transferred to Zhongxiang Hotel. Lunch will be arranged for you at a local Shanghai cuisine restaurant. Proceed to visit the fascinating Yu Garden, a well-restored Suzhou-style garden, and take a walk through the Old Town filled with antique markets and specialty stores. Afterwards, visit Nanjing Road and The Bund, which is Shanghai's main shopping street and famous for its modern stores.

Day 14 Shanghai (B, L)

The whole day tour will bring you to visit the beautiful water town, Zhujiajiao village. Today you will enjoy the typical local food for lunch. Return back to Shanghai in the late afternoon and visit the Silk Shop. 

Day 15 Shanghai (B)

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight and service concludes.

Off Season

Off Season Quotation Single Supplement
10 Person or up USD1595 USD360
6-9 Person USD1872 USD285
2-5 Person USD2255 USD285

Shoulder Season

Shoulder Season Quotation Single Supplement
10 Person or up USD1720 USD420
6-9 Person USD1982 USD365
2-5 Person USD2390 USD365

Peak Season

Peak Season Quotation Single Supplement
10 Person or up USD1770 USD415
6-9 Person USD2035 USD470
2-5 Person USD2445 USD470

Remarks:
1. Seasonality
Off-season: January 1- March 14, 2019, November 16, 2019-March 15, 2020
Shoulder season: June, July, August
Peak season: March 15-31, 2019, April, May, September, October, November 1-15, 2019
2. Above prices are not valid during Spring Festival and National Holiday (1-7 October). Please contact us if your equerries fall into the above periods.

The quotations include:

1. Hotel accommodations with daily Western / American Buffet breakfast. The hotel accommodation is based on two persons sharing one twin room with private facilities.

2. Chinese lunches or dinners with multi-soft drinks specified on the itinerary.

3. Special meal arrangement or entertainment mentioned on the schedule

4. Tour escort services provided by English-speaking guides in each sightseeing cities.

5. Air-conditioned coach or private van served along the trip.6. The economy-class airfare of the domestic flight or soft sleeper/seat train charge between cities in the itinerary.

7. Entrance fee for all of the sightseeing spots listed on the itinerary.

8. Escorted Trip Leader for Small Group Tours.

9. The government tax and the city construction fee inside China within the tour where applicable. 

The quotations exclude:

1. International airfare

2. Single Supplement

3. Domestic airport construction fee for every airport and the international departure (including departure to Hong Kong and Macao)

4. Tips and Personal Expenses

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