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. )
-Badaling Great Wall ( one of the Seven Wonders of the World )
– Beijing Olympic Village ( Bird’s Nest and Water Cube )
-the Temple of Heaven ( a site used to pay homage to Heaven and pray for good harvests )
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 ( a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and was added as an extension of this Historic Ensemble in 2001, a unique representation of Tibetan palace architecture )
-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.)
A Tibetan Family. Fly to Xian. Airport-hotel transfer.
-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.)
-Fly to Guilin. Airport-hotel transfer.
-Reed Flute Cave ( also known as the “the Palace of Natural Arts” is a landmark and tourist attraction in Guilin )
-Seven Star Park ( The park itself encompasses 7 hills, hence its name.)
-Elephant Trunk Hill ( the symbol of the city of Guilin. It got its name because it looks like an elephant drinking water.)
Li River cruise to Yangshuo, Countryside trip.
-Yangshuo to Guilin airport transfer. Fly to Chongqing.
-Ciqikou Old Town ( known for its wide variety of local food traditions, especially the ubiquitous, spicy “hotpot”)
-Yangtze Cruise starts at about 22:00.
-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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