Upon your arrival in Beijing,
our tour guide will meet you at Beijing airport.
After claiming your luggage, you will easily find
our guide holding a welcome sign with your name
on it. Transfer to your hotel.
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Visit the the Imperial Palace
(Forbidden City), the Tiananmen Square and the Summer
Palace. Enjoy the Beijing Duck Dinner and the Peking
Opera in the evening.
City: It was the imperial palaces of the Ming
and Qing dynasties, now known as the Palace Museum.
Located at the exact center of Beijing, Forbidden
City is the largest and best-preserved collection
of ancient buildings in China, covering a floor
space of 720,000 square meters, and having 9,999
Square: The square, measuring 880 meters from
north to south and 500 meters from west to east,
is seated at the center of Beijing. Tiananmen Gate
on the northern edge of the square used to be the
front gate of Forbidden City - the imperial palace
of Ming and Qing Dynasties. Around Tiananmen Square,
tourist can find National Museum of China, Great
Hall of the People, Chairman Mao's Memorial Hall
and Monument to the People's Heroes.
Palace: A masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden
design, it is situated in the northwestern outskirts
of Beijing. The 100-odd examples of traditional
architecture in the park include pavilions, terraces,
temples, pagodas, waterside gazebos, covered corridors,
stone bridges and the famous marble boat. Kunming
Lake and the Long Corridor were created to imitate
sites of outstanding beauty from all over China.
All of these make it as one of the finest examples
garden architecture in China.
After breakfast, pay a visit
to the Great Wall and the Ming Tombs. See the appearance
of the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) at
Wall: One of the true architectural wonders
of the world. It was first built about 2500 years
ago, during the period of the Warring States,
and was extended and fortified by subsequent dynasties:
Qin, Han and Ming, the Great Wall extends to more
than 5,000 kilometers.
Tombs: As one of the most popular attractions
in Beijing, Ming Tombs are located 50 kilometers
northwest of Beijing. They were built within a
natural basin, butted on two sides by the Yanshan
Mountain Range, which was said to stop winds carrying
evil spirits into the area. Ming Tombs are typical
examples of Chinese emperors' mausoleums and the
best testimony of China's long history and civilization.
Dingling Tomb, also known as the Underground Palace,
is the first imperial tomb to have been excavated
in China. While Changling Tomb was the first and
largest one built in the area.
- Xi'an (Breakfast
Tour to the Temple of Heaven
and Yonghegong Lama Temple. Transfer to the airport
for your flight to Xi'an. Optional program in the
evening: Tang Dynasty Dinner Show.
of Heaven: Emperor Yong Le of the Ming dynasty
decided 560 years ago to build a temple where
the emperors could worship heaven, a ritual which
he hoped would serve to perpetuate imperial rule,
the result was the Temple of Heaven. Situated
in southern Beijing, the Temple of Heaven park
covers 273 hectares, its main structures are two
groups of buildings on a north-south axis. The
temple buildings and surrounding area make up
one of the largest public parks in Beijing.
Lama Temple: The lamasery was built in 1694.
The temple's bell tower is the first structure
reached after passing through the front gates,
but the huge bell itself has been placed outside
the tower for all to see. The temple is a working
lamasery so it's closed early in the mornings
for prayer. With its beautifully landscaped gardens,
stunning frescoes and tapestries, and incredible
carpentry, the temple is a must for your Beijing
Take whole day sightseeing
tour to the Terracotta Warriors & Horses Museum,
Big Goose Pagoda and the Ancient City Wall.
Warriors: The underworld army of Emperor Qin
Shihuang who was the first unifier of China (259
BC-210 BC). The hundreds of detailed life-size models
represent the army that triumphed over all other
Chinese armies in the Warring States Period. The
number of terracotta soldiers is over 8,000 with
130 chariots, 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses.
Ancient City Wall: It is one of the oldest and
best-preserved city walls in China. Construction
of the first city wall of Chang'an began in 194
BCE and lasted for four years. The existing wall
was started by the Ming Dynasty in 1370. It encircles
a much smaller city of 14 square kilometres. The
wall measures 13.7 kilometres in circumference,
12 metres in height, and 15-18 metres in thickness
at the base.
Goose Pagoda: One of Xi'an's most distinctive
and outstanding landmarks. Originally the Big Goose
Pagoda consisted of a brick structure of five storeys
and was about 60 meters high and was built in 589A.D..
One of the pagoda's many functions was to hold Buddhist
sutras and figurines that were brought to China
from India by the translator and traveller Xuanzang.
- Lhasa (Breakfast,
Visit the Shaanxi Provincial
History Museum, the Great Mosque and the Muslim
Quarters. Take flight to Lhasa.
Be met and transferred
to your hotel in Lhasa.
Provincial History Museum: The museum is a Tang-dynasty
architecture, covering 65,000 square meters. It
contains 115,000 objects in its collections. These
works systematically exhibit the anient history
of Shaanxi from 150,000 years ago to the year 1840.
The collections include bronzes, Tang-dynasty tomb
wall paintings, terracotta statuary, ceramics, bronze
mirrors, and coins and currency, calligraphy, rubbings,
scrolls, woven articles, bone articles, wooden and
lacquer and iron and stone objects, seals, cultural
relics and ethnic objects.
Quarters: The Muslim Quarter is behind the Drum
Tower; it is one of the most famous tourist attractions
in Xian. In the quarter, visitors will find many
foods shops, restaurants, and small stores selling
the special local products of Shaanxi Province and
Visit Potala Palace in the morning, only limited
visitors allowed per day. Have lunch. Free time
on Barkhor Street after an interesting tour in Jokhang
With a history of over 1300 years, it was built
in the 7th century by the Tibetan king Songtsan
Gambo. With an area of 410,000 square meters, the
Potala Palace is comprised of over 200,000 statues,
temples, shrines, and historical Tibetan relics.
The 13-story magnificent palace was completely constructed
by wood and stone, it was selected on the Word Heritage
List in 1994.
Built about 1350 years ago, during the reign of
the first king of Tibet, Songsten Gampo, the temple
was to welcome his bride, Princess Wencheng who
came from the capital of the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
Located in the centre of the old Lhasa city and
surrounded by the busy Barkhor Street, the Jokhang
Temple is regarded as the most sacred monastery
and spiritual center of Tibet.
Located in the center of the old Lhasa city, it
is a circular street that dates back to the year
647. Here, the market has all manner of goods from
Tibetan paintings, Buddhist statues, urquoise jewelry,
meditation beads, colorful traditional Tibetan clothes
and yak wool sweaters.
You will begin the tour at
Norbulingka. After that, you will visit the Tibet
Museum. You will finish today's activity after visit
the Carpet Factory and Sera Monastery.
Built in 1751, it was the
summer palace of Dalai Lama since the 7th century.
In Tibetan, Norbulingka means "jeweled garden",
it is surrounded by flowers, trees, ponds, terraces,
and towers. This elegant palace contains some fabulous
murals fusing Tibetan history and myth. In the palace
there are many valuable objects, including antiques,
gold ware, jade, Buddhist artifacts, and old furniture.
in 1419, this magnificent monastery covers an area
of 114,946 square meters and is one of the three
great monasteries in Lhasa. Sera Monastery boasts
many precious cultural relics, it is famous for
its "Buddhism Scriptures Debating" in the afternoon.
Lamas usually have debates from 3 p.m., Monday to
Visit YuYuan Garden and Shanghai
old town around the City God Temple. Have a walk
along the Bund and Nanjing Road.
Garden: Also called as the Yu Garden, is the
most famous classical garden in Shanghai. YuYuan
is located to the northeast of the old town, not
far from The Bund. It was built from 1559 to 1577
during the Ming Dynasty. Each pavilion, hall, stone
and stream in the garden is expressing the quintessence
of South China landscape design from Ming and Qing
God Temple: The temple is a well-known Taoist
temple within the old walled city. The City God
Temple connects to the Yuyuan Garden and the traditional
district of commerce. It is an attractive place
and shopping corner for visitors.
Bund: Located along the Huangpu River, it is
an exemplar of western style buildings, most of
them were constructed before 1937. Strolling on
the Bund at night is an amazing experience, as the
skyline on both sides of Huangpu River is illuminated,
including the grand buildings at the Bund and the
Oriental Pearl TV Tower and the skyscrapers across
the river. So it is really an enjoyable experience
to take night cruise on Huangpu River.
Transfer to the airport for
your departure, end of service.
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Forbidden City, Beijing
Temple of Heaven
Terra cotta Warriors, Xi'an
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Shaanxi history Museum
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
The Bund, Shanghai