Places you will visit

HCC10 Beijing, Xian and Lhasa 10 Days

This itinerary is great for first time visitors. You can visit the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace and the Temple of heaven in Beijing. You will also enjoy watching people doing Taichi exercise in Beihai Park in the morning and visit a family living in a traditional courtyard style home. Of course, you will enjoy the great cuisines too, such as Peking Duck and Xi'an dumplings.

You won't realize how old China is until you visit the Terra Cotta Warriors, which is the tomb of the first emperor of China, dated back to 2000 years ago. That is Xi'an, the oldest capital of China. How about biking on the Ancient City Wall? That is once in a lifetime experience.

Visiting Tibet is maybe your lifetime dream. Now you are on the way to see the Potala Palace, the largest lamasery in the world. You will also visit Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, and Norbulingka, which was the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lamas.

This is a relaxed, informative and luxurious tour. Seeing is believing! Call us now! 1888-903-8272.

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Day By Day Itinerary

Day 1: USA / Beijing

Fly to Beijing, the capital of China.

[Meals: in-flight dinner, breakfast and lunch]

Day 2: Arrive Beijing

Our tour guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel.

[Hotel: Hotel Jen Upper East Beijing by Shangri-la - 4.5 star]

Day 3: Beijing

Visit Tiananmen Square. Stroll through the courtyards and palaces of the imposing Forbidden City, once the exclusive enclave of Ming and Qing Dynasty emperors. Walk the easy steps to the top of Jingshan hill and enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the palace and the city. Then visit the Temple of Heaven, where the Emperors prayed for harvest in Ming and Qing Dynasties. Enjoy Peking duck dinner.

[Meals: American & Chinese Buffet Breakfast; Lunch; "Quanjude" Peking Duck Banquet Dinner]

[Hotel: Hotel Jen Upper East Beijing by Shangri-la - 4.5 star]

Day 4: Beijing

Experience the thrill of walking on the Great Wall at Mutianyu, the most beautiful and original part of the wall. Then explore the landscaped grounds and pavilions of the Summer Palace.

[Meals: American & Chinese Buffet Breakfast; Lunch]

[Hotel: Hotel Jen Upper East Beijing by Shangri-la - 4.5 star]

Day 5: Beijing / Xi'an

Take a morning flight to Xi’an, the ancient capital and the starting point of the Silk Road. Visit the Drum Tower and the Ancient City Wall.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner]

[Hotel: Empark Grand Hotel - 5 star]

Day 6: Xi'an

Visit the Terra Cotta Army, buried 2000 years ago to guard the tomb of the first emperor. Then visit the 1350 year old Dacien Temple and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. . Enjoy an Imperial Dumpling Banquet and Tang Dynasty Stage Show tonight.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast; Lunch; Shanxi Opera House (Imperial Dumpling Banquet Dinner and Tang palace style performance)]

[Hotel: Empark Grand Hotel - 5 star]

Day 7: Xi’an / Lhasa

Fly to Lhasa in the morning. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon around the hotel.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast]

[Hotel: Jardin Secret Hotel - 4.5 star]

Day 8: Lhasa

Visit the Potala Palace, built in the 17th century. It took 7,000 workers and 1,500 artists and craftsmen more than 50 years to build it. It is the largest lamasery in the world. Then visit the 1,300-year-old Jokhang Temple , where you are likely to see Buddhist pilgrims making clockwise circuits on their hands and knees in reverence to one of Tibet 's most sacred sites. Then take a walk along Barkhor Bazaar, experience the Tibetan culture and buy colorful ethnic handicrafts.

[Meals: Buffet breakfast; Lunch]

[Hotel: Jardin Secret Hotel - 4.5 star]

Day 9: Lhasa / Chengdu

Visit Drepung Monastery, one of the "great three" Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet. Then visit Norbulingka, which is a palace and surrounding park in Lhasa, served as the traditional summer residence of the successive Dalai Lamas. Fly to Chengdu in the late afternoon.

[Meals: Buffet breakfast, Lunch]

[Hotel: Tibet Hotel - 5 star]

Day 10: Chengdu / US

The tour guide will send you to the airport to fly home.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast]

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