9 Days Beijing, Lhasa, Xi'an Essence Tour

Tour Code: VOC-20100405-C

Destination: Beijing, Lhasa, Xi'an

Tour Starting Date: Monday, 05, April, 2010

Group Numbers: 2

Client's Information:
Elik I. Fooks, USA

Day by Day Itinerary


Day 1 Monday 5-April-10    Beijing Arrival

Transfer via: by air UA0897 02:20PM arrival-own arrangement
Program: Arrive in Beijing, be met and transferred to hotel, free at the rest of the day.

Accommodations: Sunworld Hotel Beijing****
Tel: 010-58168999, Fax: 010-65139095

Day 2 Tuesday 6-April-10   Meal(s) (B, L)   Beijing

Tiananmen Square, Beijing Tours, China ToursProgram: Full day tour for the Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City, Hutongs, Lama Monastery.

-Tian'anmen Square: The largest city square in the world.
-Forbidden City: The largest imperial palace in China during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years.
-Hutongs: The old narrow paths where common people lived. All the Hutongs crisscross with each other, dotted with the Kindergarten, the Bell Tower, the Drum Tower, the Tea House, and the lake, House of Gong Infante and local people's houses among them.
-Lama Monastery: the largest 260-year-old monastery in Beijing of the Yellow sect of Lamaism.

Accommodations: Sunworld Hotel Beijing****

Day 3 Wednesday 7-April-10   Meal(s) (B, L)   Beijing

Program: Full day tour for Mutianyu Great Wall with round-way cable car, The Temple of Heaven.

-Mutianyu Great Wall: This less-crowded section of the Great Wall is a pleasant drive 90km NE of Beijing. A cable car takes you to a good section (avoiding a very steep climb), where you can walk along the wall, through the watch towers and enjoy superb views as it snakes across the hills and mountains.
-Temple of Heaven: The place where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation.

Accommodations: Sunworld Hotel Beijing****

Day 4 Thursday 8-April-10   Meal(s) (B, L)   Beijing to Lhasa

Transfer via: by air CZ3183 (0:750-13:30) (arranged by us)
Program: Be transferred to airport (Beijing), Arrive in Lhasa, be met and transferred to hotel, adapting to the high altitude at the rest of the day.

Accommodations: Lhasa Hotel****
Tel: 0891-6832221, Fax: 0891-6835796

Potala Palace, Lhasa Tours, Tibet Tours, China ToursDay 5 Friday 9-April-10   Meal(s) (B, L)   Lhasa

Program: Full day tour for the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, the Barkhor Street.

-Potala Palace: Perched upon Marpo Ri Hill, 130 meters above the Lhasa Valley. It is the greatest monumental structure in Tibet.
-Jokhang Temple: It is the spiritual center of Tibet.
-Barkhor Street: The Barkhor is the oldest street in Lhasa as well as the center of old Lhasa and remains very traditional. It is a place where Tibetan culture, economy, religion and arts are assembled."

Accommodations: Lhasa Hotel****

Day 6 Saturday 10-April-10   Meal(s) (B, L)   Lhasa

Program: Full day tour for the Sera Monastery, the Norbulingka Park, the Drepung Monastery, the Tibetan Family.

-Sera Monastery: It is known as one of the three greatest monasteries of Tibet.
-Norbulingka Park: Norbulingka means ""Jeweled Garden"". It was constructed as a summer palace for the Dalai Lama at very beginning, and later served as the whole governmental administration.
-Drepung Monastery: It is one of the biggest monasteries in Tibet.
-Tibetan Family: Common Tibetan people welcome you to their homes, greet you in their traditional way and entertain you with their typical food."

Accommodations: Lhasa Hotel****

Day 7 Sunday 11-April-10   Meal(s) (B, L)   Lhasa to Xi'an

Transfer via: by air MU2336 (15:40-18:10) (arranged by us) 
Program: Be transferred to airport (Lhasa), on the way you will visit the Nedang Buddha, Arrive in Xi'an, be met and transferred to hotel.

Accommodations: Bell Tower Hotel****
Tel: 029-87600000, Fax: 029-87271217

Day 8 Monday 12-April-10   Meal(s) (B, L)   Xi'an

Program: Full day tour for the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the Ancient City Wall, Cycling along the Ancient City Wall.

-Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses: The greatest archaeological findings of the century: the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb.
-Big Wild Goose Pagoda: It is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.
-Ancient City Wall: It is the largest and best preserved present city wall in ancient China and is probably the best military battlement in the world.

Accommodations: Bell Tower Hotel****

Day 9 Tuesday 13-April-10   Meal(s) (B)   Xi'an to Shanghai

Transfer via: by air MU521 (08:00-10:00) (arranged by us)
Program: Be transferred to airport (Shanghai)

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