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Iconic China: Beijing to Tibet

Starts: Beijing, China
Finishes: Shanghai, China

Visit: Beijing, Xi'an, Lhasa, Chengdu, Yangtze River, Shanghai

Tour Type: Small Group

Accommodation: Moderate

Overview

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Get over the wall for a life-changing adventure through China’s awe-inspiring interior. Explore the unforgettable city of Beijing and meet pandas at a breeding centre in Sichuan. Discover daily life in Tibet and cruise the incredible Yangtze River on a riverboat. Cycle atop the city walls of Xi’an, and face its standing army of terracotta warriors before eating lunch in the local farming village where they were discovered. Get into China’s very heart and it will most certainly get into yours.

Highlights

    • Enjoy a performance of shadow puppetry
    • Learn how to make Tibetan momos (beef dumplings)
    • Get up close and personal with pandas at a Sichuan breeding centre
    • Take in Thangka art at a Tibetan academy in Lhasa
    • Cruise the mighty Yangtze River on a luxury riverboat

Trip Details

The Trip

Product Code: 155164
Tour Type: Small Group
Accommodation: Moderate
Transport: Train, minibus, cruise boat, small canal boat, ferry, bicycle, plane, walking.
Guide Language: Engligh
Travel Styles: National Geographic Journey

Starts: Beijing, China
Finishes: Shanghai, China
Duration: 15 days
Physical rating: Basic

Includes

    Activities
    • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Temple of Heaven Tai Chi, Beijing Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Chinese Shadow Puppetry, Xi'an Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Tangka Painting demonstration, Lhasa Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Dumpling-Making Lesson, Lhasa Your Discover Moment: Shanghai
    • Arrival transfer
    • Tour of Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven
    • Visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall
    • Bike ride along the Xi'an city walls
    • Orientation walk through Xi'an's Muslim Quarter and street markets
    • Tour the museum of the terracotta warriors
    • Orientation walk in Barkhor square
    • Tour of Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace, and the Tibetan Medicine Institute
    • Sera Monastery visit
    • Visit a panda breeding centre
    • Yangtze River cruise
    • Three Gorges Dam tour
    • Internal flights
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (10 nts), soft-sleeper overnight train (1 nt), Yangtze riverboat (3 nts).
    • 14 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
    Transport
    • Train, minibus, cruise boat, small canal boat, ferry, bicycle, plane, walking.
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO), local guides.

Excludes

Price

Price person (sharing double) $3,759 ($251/day)

Deposit:

$350 per person for bookings made 70 days or more prior to departure

Full Amount for bookings made less than 70 days prior to departure

Cancellation: Super Strict

Trip Notes

Price does not include airfare (to the Trip start & from the end location)

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China Beijing, Xi'an, Lhasa, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze River, Shanghai

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Tour Operator

G Adventures

G Adventures is a tour operator providing small-group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. But there's more to it than affordability and product depth – G Adventures is in the business of changing people's lives.  

As the world's largest independent adventure travel company, G Adventures brings curious travellers from different backgrounds together to experience, learn, share, and explore this incredible planet we all inhabit.

In 1990, Bruce Poon Tip founded G Adventures with nothing more than two credit cards and a burning desire to create an authentic, sustainable travel experience like nothing the world had ever seen. By offering adventure-craving travellers an alternative to the resorts, cruises and motorcoach tours they were accustomed to, he not only changed the way people looked at their holiday time, but changed the face of travel forever. Over 26 years later, the only thing that hasn’t changed is an inherent belief in the core values that continue to inspire our being and business today.

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