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Tibet Discovery

From Shanghai to Chengdu, discover the best of China and Tibet over 17 days in 5 star luxury. Cruise the Yangtze river & visit Lhasa, Lijiang & Chongqing.

17 Day
From (AUD)
$ 11,490
  • 2019/2020 Shanghai > Chengdu

    Tour Code:

    CHSC

    Duration:

    17 Days

    Departure City:

    Shanghai

    Return City:

    Chengdu

  • 17 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Shanghai
      Highlights:
      Welcome

      Welcome to Shanghai, enjoy a  three night Special Stay.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Shanghai
      Highlights:
      City sightseeing tour, Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe

      Stroll along the famous Bund and compare its heritage buildings to those in Yu Gardens. Explore the Pudong area and admire the view from Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in Pudong. Tonight, witness the renowned agility and skill of the Shanghai Acrobats.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 3 - Shanghai
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice
      Freechoice

      Wander through the Shanghai Museum and People’s Square. Alternatively, visit Zhujiajiao water town or cruise along Huangpu River.

      Later, enjoy time at leisure to shop on Nanjing Road.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 4 - Shanghai > Yichang > Yangtze River Cruise
      Highlights:
      Chexi Town, Embark Yangtze cruise

      Take an early flight to Yichang and explore Chexi Town. Later board the boutique Yangzi Explorer. On board enjoy included wine and beer with your lunch and dinner.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Yangtze River Cruise
      Highlights:
      Three Gorges Dam Project Site

      Inspect the Three Gorges Dam project site. Continue sailing through Xiling Gorge while sampling afternoon tea delights.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Yangtze River Cruise
      Highlights:
      Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge

      Glide up Shennong Stream by longboat (sampan). Later, traverse Wu Gorge, known for its sheer rock walls, and Qutang Gorge, the most dramatic of the Three Gorges.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Yangtze River Cruise
      Highlights:
      Fuling Tour, Gala Dinner

      Join an insightful excursion to Fuling to see the 816 Underground Project.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Chongqing > Lijiang
      Highlights:
      Ciqikou porcelain village

      Disembark and visit Ciqikou and take a tour of Chongqing before flying to Lijiang. Over the next three nights you’ll enjoy a Special Stay, perfectly located in the old town.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 9 - Lijiang
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice Dining

      Walk around Lijiang’s World Heritage-listed Old Town. This afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own.

      Freechoice Dining

      Try Sichuan and Yunnan specialties, or a restaurant serving Brazilian and South East Asian cuisine.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Lijiang
      Highlights:
      Black Dragon Pool, Impressions Lijiang, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain National Park

      Explore Black Dragon Pool, then witness the Impressions Lijiang outdoor cultural show. Drive to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain National Park for a gondola ride to Spruce Meadow.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 11 - Lijiang > Lhasa
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice Dining

      Welcome to the rooftop of the world where you’ll spend four nights in Lhasa.

      Freechoice Dining

      Enjoy an international buffet, Cantonese or Sichuan cuisine.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Lhasa
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice, Sera Monastery
      Freechoice

      Explore Drepung Monastery or visit the Chakpori thousand-Buddha cliff stone carvings and Norbulingka. Alternatively, visit Anitsamkung Nunnery and a local tea house.

      Travel to Sera Monastery and witness the daily debate on the doctrines and teachings of Buddha.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 13 - Lhasa
      Highlights:
      Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple

      Join pilgrims strolling along the holy Barkhor Circuit to Jokhang Temple and visit Tibet’s iconic Potala Palace. Enjoy a Tibetan dinner with traditional music and singing.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Lhasa
      Highlights:
      Tsedang and Samye Monastery

      Travel to Samye Monastery and Tsedang, the cradle of Tibetan Civilization, visiting local families en-route.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    • Day 15 - Lhasa > Chengdu
      Highlights:
      Scenic Freechoice Dining

      Fly to Chengdu and wander along Jinli Street. Enjoy a two night stay.

      Freechoice Dining

      A choice of Sichuan cuisine, ribs and burgers in an Irish pub, or an international buffet dinner.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Chengdu
      Highlights:
      Scenic Enrich – Panda photo at the Giant Panda Breeding Centre
      Enrich

      Enjoy the opportunity to have a photo taken with a rare giant panda cub at the Panda Research Centre.

      Tonight reminisce about your holiday at your farewell dinner.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Chengdu
      Highlights:
      Farewell

      It’s time to bid farewell to China with many wonderful memories.

      Meals included: Breakfast