Luxury Tailor-Made Journeys For The Discerning Traveller!
Tour Code
UCT-12D-CF
Duration
12 Days
Price
$ 3800/pp
Departure Dates
Any Day

Highlights

Here is the itinerary that we designed for 19 guests for their 12-day trip in China. We will start in Shanghai, fly to Tengchong for 2 nights, drive to Dali for 1 night, Lijiang for 2 nights and Shangri-la for 2 nights. Then we will fly from Shangri-La to Lhasa for 3 nights, before taking an overnight train in a soft sleeper car (about 24 hours) through the most beautiful Tibet Qinghai Railway to Xining and then fly back to Beijing. You will get to stay two nights in each city (except for Dali) and this tour covers all must-see sites as well as some places off the beaten path.

Itinerary

Day 1 Tengchong to Shanghai, MU5814, and 11:35-16:30 flight included (No Meals)

You will be met by a U China Travel guide at a Shanghai hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight to Tengchong. The flight will stop in Kunming for 30 minutes before arriving in Tengchong.  After your arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel in Tengchong.

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Day 2 Tengchong (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 3 Tengchong to Dali, (5 hours transportation time) (Breakfast, Lunch)

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Day 4 Dali to Lijiang Via Shaxi, 3-4 hours total transportation time (Breakfast, Lunch)

Today we will depart at 9 a.m and spend 1.5 hours to visit the Xizhou Bai Minority village and its architecture, local market and local cheese workshop around the hotel. Xizhou is a NON-touristy town and you will see the well-preserved Bai Minority Houses.

Then we will drive about 1.5 hours to Shaxi for a brief, one-hour visit of this ancient town. Lunch will be at a local organic restaurant, followed by another 1.5 hour drive to Lijiang. We will visit the Black Dragon Pool, Lion Hill for a birds-eye view of Lijiang Ancient city and then drive to your hotel for check-in.

Day 5 Lijiang (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 6 Lijiang to Shangri-la, 5 hours total transportation time (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 7 Shangri-La (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 8 Shangri-La to Lhasa, MU 5939, 09:15-11:00, flight included (Breakfast, Lunch)

You will be transferred to Diqin Airport for your flight to Lhasa. After arriving in Lhasa, you will be picked up and have lunch in Lhasa ancient town, followed by a visit and tour of the main attractions in the afternoon.

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Day 9 Lhasa (Breakfast, Lunch)

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Day 10 Lhasa (Breakfast, Lunch)

You will depart around 8 a.m and then drive 2.5 hours to Yamdork Lake. After that you will be driven back to Lhasa and visit the Sera Temple. Then you will escort you back to your hotel. A packed lunch will be prepared for today.

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Day 11 Lhasa to Xining, Z6802,09:45;07:15, soft sleeper tickets included (Breakfast)

You will be transferred to the Lhasa Railway Station and will arrive in Xining the following morning at 7:15 a.m.

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Day 12 Arrive in Xining at 7:15a.m, Xining to Beijing, MU2443, 16:00-18:30 flight included (Breakfast)

You will arrive in Xining at 7:30 a.m and will be picked up at the railway station. You will have a buffet breakfast at the Xining Sofitel Hotel and will be offered a room to shower. Then you will visit the Dongguan Mosque and then transferred to the airport for your flight to Beijing. After arriving in Beijing, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel.

We will help you to extend your stay in Beijing for any tours, hotels and airport pick-up and drop-off.

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Tour Packages Prices

Comfort

Tengchong-2 nights

Dali-1 night

  • Linden Centre The Linden Centre, No. 5 Chengbei, Xizhou Town, Dali City, Yunnan, China

Lijiang-2 nights

Shangri-la-2 nights

Lhasa-3 nights

$3800 per person

based on two people

Deluxe

Tengchong-2 night

Dali-1 night

  • Linden Centre The Linden Centre, No. 5 Chengbei, Xizhou Town, Dali City, Yunnan, China

Lijiang-2 nights

Shangri-la-2 nights

Lhasa-3 nights

$4900 per person

based on two people

Price Note

Cost includes

Cost excludes

  1. International airfares or train tickets to enter or leave China.
  2. China Entry Visa Fees.
  3. Excess baggage charges: passengers are entitled to check in up to 20kg (44 Pounds) of hold baggage for economy class. The total weight of carry on baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm.
  4. Personal Expenses: such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, and sightseeing or meals, which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  5. Meals: any, which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  6. Gratuities to guide and driver

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