Amazing Jewelry in China 12 Days Tour

 

DAY 1 TUE: Beijing Arrival (X/X/X)

Upon arriving at Beijing International Airport, you will be greeted by your tour guide and be transferred to hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax. (Free Pick-up Period: 9:00a.m.-11:30p.m.; passengers arriving adjacent within 2 hours will be picked up together; extra pick up fee: $50 vehicle/transfer for 2-3pax).
Hotel: Beijing Taishan Hotel or Chang An Grand Hotel or similar (5*)


DAY 2 WED: Beijing (B/L/D)

After breakfast, take an outside view of 【the National Grand Theater】. Then visit 【Tiananmen Square】-the biggest city central square in the world, the area of the square is about 44 hectares and it can accommodate 1 million people. Then explore the incredible 【Forbidden City】 with its best-preserved imperial palace complex. After lunch visit the famous【Temple of Heaven】. It was the Ming and Qing dynasties emperor worship, is the world's largest existing buildings of praying. Then taste the Puer tea with the tour guide. After dinner enjoy【Golden Face Dynasty Show】. Then proceed to 【The Place】 to see the first electronic dream backdrop in Asia with the second largest scale in the world. After that enjoy the beautiful【Night Tour of Chang an Avenue in coach】.
Hotel: Beijing Taishan Hotel or Chang An Grand Hotel or similar (5*)

 

DAY 3 THU: Beijing (B/L/X)

After breakfast we will explore the【Juyongguan Great Wall】, one of the 'Seven Wonders of the World'. On the way there, visit Bona Jade Store first. After lunch, continue to take an outside view of 【Bird’s Nest】 and 【Water Cube】, which are Olympic stadiums of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Then visit invigorant store (free foot massage). After that visit the famous shopping area --【Wangfujing Street】. The snack street is a must-see, selling all the interesting snacks. You may enjoy your dinner here.
Hotel: Beijing Taishan Hotel or Chang An Grand Hotel or similar (5*)


DAY 4 FRI: Beijing / Xi'an (B/L/D)

After breakfast, take an early flight to Xi’an. Upon arrival, visit the【Ancient City Wall】 which still compasses the centre of Xi’an. It is the most complete one that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. After that, continue to visit the dramatic【Small Wild Goose Pagoda】, famous Buddha's pagoda of Tang Dynasty. Then visit 【Xi’an Museum】, China's first national museum equipped with modern facilities. Dinner will be the century-old De Fa Chang Dumplings, one of China’s Intangible Cultural Heritage and the most famous dumplings’ restaurant in China. At night, enjoy the wonderful 【Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show】.
Hotel: Grand Noble Hotel Xi'an or similar (5*)

 
DAY 5 SAT: Xi'an (B/L/D)

After breakfast visit the world-famous【Qin Emperor's Mausoleum &Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses】, the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. The Terracotta Army is one of the top attractions in China, because of its historical significance and uniqueness. After that, continue to visit Artistic Ceramics Factory, learn about the techniques of making Tang San Cai, as well as the terra cotta warriors. Then continue to visit the 【Big Wild Goose Pagoda】(outside view)—a Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xi'an. By the way, enjoy the【Music Conduit】beside the pagoda, which is the largest Music Conduit Square of Asia, experiencing the perfect combination of music and spring (except rainy or snowy days). Then visit【South Lake Scenic Area】with real mountain, real lake, pure and natural beauty, plain but true, be called 'First Lake of Shaanxi'.

Hotel: Grand Noble Hotel Xi'an or similar (5*) 
 

DAY 6 SUN: Xi'an / Lhasa (B/X/X)

Take the flight to Lhasa after breakfast. Upon arriving at Lhasa Gonggar Airport, you will be greeted by tour guide and be presented with Hada (a traditional ceremonial silk scarf), and be transferred to hotel for check-in. Free time in the afternoon. 

Hotel: Tibet Minzu Hotel  or similar (5*) 


DAY 7 MON: Lhasa (B/L/D)

After breakfast, visit the world's highest altitude Ancient Palace--- 【Potala Palace】. Potala Palace, symbol of Lhasa, was listed in the World Culture Heritage in 1994. After lunch, go to visit【Jokhang Temple】--- the early Buddhist Temple of the Tubo Dynasty. Included on UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2000 as part of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple is the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Tibetan Pilgrims. Then continue to visit 【Barkhor Street】. As a symbol of Lhasa, this street is a well worth watching place for the tourists. Continue to visit Thangka Art village to appreciate its exquisiteness. At night, enjoy the Tibet Song & Dance Drama【Happiness on the Road】. Then free time to see night scene of Potala Palace and back to hotel by yourself.

Hotel: Tibet Minzu Hotel  or similar (5*) 

 

DAY 8 TUE: Lhasa / Yamdrok Lake / Lhasa (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we will visit the holy 【Yamdrok Lake】, the largest freshwater lake at the south foot of the Himalayas. As one of the three holy lakes, the Yamdrok Lake is said to be the female Guardian of Buddhism in Tibet. People here believe that it can bless and protect them. Every year, many devotional followers in Tibet or from other places would come here for pilgrimage. Then back to Lhasa to visit Tibetan Medicine Factories.

Hotel: Tibet Minzu Hotel  or similar (5*) 

 

DAY 9 WED: Lhasa (B/L/D)

After breakfast, visit 【Norbulingka】 which means "precious garden" in Tibetan. It was the summer residence of many generations of Dalai Lamas, while Potala Palace was their winter residence. After lunch visit the biggest temple in Tibet--【Drepung Monastery】which is known as the most important monastery of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism. It is considered one of the "Three Great Monasteries" (the other two are the Ganden Monastery and the Sera Monastery). After that go back to Lhasa, then visit Geological Mining Museum.

Hotel: Tibet Minzu Hotel  or similar (5*)  


DAY 10 THU: Lhasa / Shanghai (B/X/X)

After breakfast, fly to Shanghai. Upon arriving in Shanghai, you will be transferred to the hotel. The rest of day is free to relax.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Shanghai Hotel or similar (5*) 

 

DAY 11  Shanghai (B/L/D) 

After breakfast visit the 【City God Temple Bazaar】, which is composed of specialty stores selling traditional Chinese arts and crafts, medicine and souvenirs. Later we will go to【Pudong Newly Developed Zone】, which now has been transformed into the fastest developed international economic area in China. Then visit a honey store. After that, free shopping at 【Nanjing Road】, the main shopping street of Shanghai and one of the world's busiest shopping streets. Then visit theShanghai Museum】. After dinner, take a Night Cruise on Huangpu River. While on the cruise, you can take an outside view of the【Oriental Pearl Tower】, which is the symbol of Shanghai City and the tallest TV tower in Asia.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Shanghai Hotel or similar (5*)

 

DAY 12 Shanghai Departure (B/X/X)

Transfer to airport after breakfast.

 


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Price guide

  

Amazing Jewelry in China

12 Days Tour

       Tour Code: CNBXT12D
       Adult Price      $2830    

      Single Room
      Supplement

      $700   

 

 

2013 Departure Date

April  09, 16
May  14, 28
June  11, 25
July  02, 16
August 13, 27
September 03, 10, 17, 24
October 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
November 05
December Tour Unavailable
   
           2014 Departure Date       
January Tour Unavailable
February Tour Unavailable

 

 

Inclusions:

  • China 's domestic airfare
  • Tips/service fees for guide & driver
  • 11 nights hotel  accommodation (5 star hotels)
  • Return airport / hotel transfers
  • Meals as specified (B=11, L=8, D=7)
  • Admission and entrance fees
  • English speaking tour guide throughout the whole tour

Exclusions:

  • International airfare 
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Drinks & food not mentioned in your itinerary
  • Personal expenditure

 

Remark

  • All prices are in AUD, and based on PER PERSON TWIN SHARE. Prices are indicative only and are subject to change at anytime due to currency fluctuations.
  • During Public Holidays or Special Events surcharges may apply. Please always check with our consultants for more details.
  • Child price is available. Please check with our consultants. 

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch. D=Dinner