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Tour Code: CQOTC-0715
Shanghai-Yichang-Yangtze River Cruise-Chongqing-Lhasa-Tsedang-Gyantse-Shigatse-Lhasa-Beijing 17 Day Tour
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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Shanghai
Arrive Shanghai, china‘s largest metropolitan city, you are greeted and escorted to check in to the Shanghai Hotel
MEALS: N/A

Day 2 Shanghai to Yichang
Sightsee Shanghai’s highlights: Yu Garden and Jade Buddha Temple. After lunch, fly to Yichang where you board your deluxe Victoria Cruise Ship and settle into your comfortable outside cabin to begin your memorable cruise upstream.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 Yangtze River Cruise
Stop at San Dou Ping this morning to see the historic Three Gorges Dam project. Reboard the ship and sail through the dramatic Three Gorges Ship lock before continuing through Xiling Gorge, longest of the famed Three Gorges.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Yangtze River Cruise
Early this morning, delight in Wu Gorge's deep zigzagging valley. At Wushan, transfer to a motorboat for an exciting excursion on either Daning River or Shennong Stream to view their breathtaking small gorges. Reboard the ship and soon pass through the dramatic grandeur of Qutang Gorge, framed by steep cliffs.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Yangtze River Cruise
Today's shore excursion shows the magnificent 12-story wooden pagoda known as the "Pearl of the Yangtze" in scenic Shibaozhai.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
*Alternate shore excursion may visit Fengdu or Wanzhou.

Day 6 Chongqing
Morning cruising through now-gentle countryside to Chongqing, where you disembark the ship. On arrival, Visit the city zoo, where china’s most celebrated animal, giant pandas are presented.. Enjoy panoramic views of Chongqing from E Ling Park, and visit Ci Qi Kou Old Town with its Qing dynasty homes, tea houses, shops and old docks. After the tour, check into Holiday Inn Chongqing
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 Chongqing to Lhasa /Tsedang
This morning, your Tibet adventure begins as you fly to Lhasa. Continue by motorcoach to Tsedang, where you check in to the Tsedang Hotel. The rest of the day is free to adjust to the altitude of one of the world's highest plateaus---about 12,000 ft. above sea level.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 Tsedang
A full day tour includes Yumbulagang, said to be the oldest structure in Tibet, 9th century Dratang Monastery and the Tomb of the Tibetan Kings, ancient burial place of Tibetan royalty.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch 
   
Day 9 Tsedang to Gyantse  
Take a drive to Gyantse, a town southwest of Lhasa and an important regional center in the 15th century. Tour Pelkor Chode Monastery and the Kumbum, a stupa comprised of hundreds of chapels said to contain 100,000 Buddha images. Check in to the Gyantse Hotel.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch  

Day 10 Gyantse to Shigatse
This morning, take a short tour of Gyantse before you drive to Shigatse. Visit Tashilumpo Monastery, built in 1447. Check in to the Shigatse Hotel.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch       
      
Day 11 Shigatse to Lhasa
Today's drive takes you to Lhasa, where you arrive in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the Lhasa Hotel.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch       
      
Day 12 Lhasa
An extraordinary day of sightseeing shows the spectacular architecture at the world-famous Potala Palace. Former living quarters of the Dalai Lama,its massive 1000-room structure towers over this mountain city. Then visit famous Barkhor Market, where you can shop for rare Tibetan items. See one of Tibet's holiest shrines, revered 7th century Jokhang Temple, with its statue of the Sakyamuni Buddha, lavishly enthroned in gold. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch       

Day 13 Lhasa
You'll not soon forget Nobrulingkha (Precious Stone Garden), built on the orders of the 7th Dalai Lama in the 18th century. Then tour Drepung Monastery, tiered against a mountain in traditional Tibetan style, once home to more than 10,000 Lamas.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunchr       
      
Day 14 Lhasa to Beijing
This morning, bid farewell to the mountains of Tibet as you fly to Beijing. On arrival, check in to Beijing Guangxi Hotel
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 15 Bejing
Sightsee Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. This evening, you may enjoy an optional performance of the 200-year old Peking Opera show.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 16 Beijing
After breakfast, out to visit the Badaling Great Wall, the Sacred Way, the Ming Tombs. This evening you are invited to a Beijing Duck welcome dinner.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17 Depart Beijing
This morning visit the Summer Palace. After the tour, transfer to the airport for your flight home
MEALS: Breakfast


Package Price

Cruise Ship

Victoria Series
2-5 travelers high season US$ p.p.
shoulder season US$ p.p.

Note:The private guided tour is tailored for your group, your friends or your family exclusively. No other guest will be in your group.
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