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Tibet Train Excursion Tour

Duration: 13

Destination: Beijing, Lhasa, Chengdu, Shanghai

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Potala Palace, Train from Lhasa to Chengdu

Tour Code: CCET-CT-04

Day 1 Arrive in Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. You are greeted by your guide at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

 

Day 2 Beijing

Day tour starts from Temple of Heaven, where emperors performed annual rituals of sacrifice to ensure prosperity for future generations. And then we will visit the Forbidden City, in scripted as a UNESCO world cultural heritage site in 1987. It has 9999 halls and rooms in which emperors lived for over 500 hundred years in Ming and Qing dynasties. And then we will take a leisure walk around Tian An Men Square to admire the grandeur of the largest public squares in the world.

 

Day 3 Beijing

After breakfast, we will visit the Great Wall, one of the eight ancient wonders of between 6000- 6500km long built over several centuries to keep out the invading northern tribes. After a hike along a portion of the Wall, we visit the Ming Tombs, a secluded valley housing 14 imperial burial mounds.

 

Day 4 Beijing - Lhasa

In the morning, we visit the Summer Palace which was built 800 years ago. It is the second largest and best-preserved royal garden in China, with 294 hectares including the beautiful and serene Kunming Lake. After lunch, you will take flight to Lhasa. The rest time is free for you acclimatizing to the high altitude in preparation for your sightseeing.

 

Day 5 Lhasa

Tour starts from the religious Potala Palace (3700 m )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 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. After that we will wander in Barkhore Street.

 

Day 6 Lhasa

Full day sightseeing takes you to Drepung Monastery which is the largest of the monastery of the Gelug Sect in Tibet. After that, 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.

 

Day 7 Lhasa Overnight Train to Chengdu

Today you will take overnight train to Chengdu. Today we will pass Mt. Tanggulashan, which is 5072 meters above high level.

 

Day 8 On the train

A whole day on the train, you could appreciate Gansu beautiful views.

 

Day 9 Arrive in Chengdu

If everything goes well, you will arrive in Chengdu in the morning. Upon arrival, we will check in the hotel. After a short break, we will visit Wide and Narrow Folk Street and People’s Park.

 

Day 10 Chengdu

In the morning, we will visit Giant Panda Breeding Centre to see this beautiful and lovely creature. After lunch we will visit Wenshu Monastery, which is the best-preserved Buddhist temple in Chengdu. It is the home of the Buddhist Association of Sichuan Province and Chengdu City. And we will have a cup of tea in the Monastery tea house. And then we will visit Wenshu Folk Street.

 

Day 11 Chengdu

In the morning, we will drive to Leshan to visit Giant Buddha.

After lunch, we will drive to Huanglongxi Ancient Town. It has 2100 years of history. Streets maintained in the Qing Dynasty general fishbone-shaped road network in the traditional pattern.

 

Day 12 Chengdu - Shanghai

After breakfast, we will take flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, we will visit Yu Garden in Shanghai Old City and at the same time experience Shanghai recently gained modernity. In the evening we will take Huangpu River cruise along the riverfront Bund and admire the night lights on both sides of the harbor.

 

Day 13 Departure

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.