Beijing arrival, transfer to hotel.
-Tiananmen Square ( now the largest city plaza in the world. )
-Forbidden City ( one of the world’s 5 most important palaces )
-Summer Palace ( the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China. In December 1998, UNESCO included the Summer Palace on its World Heritage List. It declared the Summer Palace “a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design )
-Badaling Great Wall ( the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China, approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of urban Beijing city in Yanqing District, which is within the Beijing municipality.)
-Sacred Way ( the road from Athens to Eleusis. It was so called because it was the route taken by a procession celebrating the Eleusinian Mysteries.)
-Ming Tomb ( a collection of mausoleums built by the emperors of the Ming dynasty of China )
-Bird’s Nest (drive by)
-Temple of Heaven
-Hutong ( a type of narrow streets or alleys, commonly associated with northern Chinese cities, most prominently Beijing.)
-A high speed train to Xian. Railway station pick-up.
-Terracotta Warriors ( a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China.)
-Big Wild Goose Pagoda ( a Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xi’an )
-City Wall ( a fortification usually used to protect a city, town or other settlement from potential aggressors.)
-Great Mosque, Free time at the Muslim Bazzar ( one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China and its location is northwest to the Drum Tower on Huajue Lane.)
Fly to Lhasa. Airport-hotel transfer.
-Tibet Museum ( the first large, modern museum in the Tibet Autonomous Region )
-Sera Monastery ( one of the “great three” Gelug university monasteries of Tibet )
-Norbulingka Park ( the traditional summer residence of the successive Dalai Lamas from the 1780s up until the 14th Dalai Lama’s exile in 1959. )
-Potala Palace ( the residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to India during the 1959 Tibetan uprising. It is now a museum and World Heritage Site.)
-Jokhang Temple ( a Buddhist temple in Barkhor Square in Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.)
-Barkhor Street ( a popular devotional circumambulation for pilgrims and locals.)
-Fly to Chongqing.
-Yangtze River cruise ( begins at about 21:30.)
-Shibaozhai ( This rocky and craggy hill has extremely steep sides and is about 200 meters (660 feet) tall. On the river side of the hill is a red pavilion which leans against the side of the hill providing a walkway to the temple at the top of the hill.)
-Fengdu Ghost City ( a large complex of shrines, temples and monasteries dedicated to the afterlife located on the Ming mountain )
-Shennong Stream ( Fed by tributaries some of which come from the Shennongjia Forestry District, the stream flows south, falling into the Yangtze opposite the city of Badong. )
-Three Little Gorges ( the “highlight” of the cruise, even the whole China trip, the most scenic section of the navigable reaches of the Yangtze. )
-Three Gorges Dam ( the world’s largest power station in terms of installed capacity )
-Yichang Museum ( The Yichang Museum has a collection of more than 30,000 pieces of cultural relics, among which 17,035 pieces were found by archaeologists in Yichang )
-Fly to Shanghai. Airport-hotel transfer.
-Shanghai Museum ( it is considered one of China’s first world-class modern museums )
-Yuyuan Garden ( It abuts the Yuyuan Tourist Mart and is accessible from the Shanghai Metro’s Line 10 Yuyuan Garden Station.)
-the Bund, Huangpu River cruise ( a waterfront area in central Shanghai. The area centers on a section of Zhongshan Road (East-1 Zhongshan Road) within the former Shanghai International Settlement, which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River in the eastern part of Huangpu District )
Bid farewell at the airport. Thank you for travelling with us.
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