Tibet Discovery

17 Days
Shanghai to Chengdu
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$ 11,045
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2021 Shanghai > Chengdu

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17 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Shanghai

    Welcome to Shanghai where you will enjoy a three night Special Stay.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Shanghai

    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

  3. Day 3 - Shanghai


    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

  4. Day 4 - Shanghai > Yichang > Yangtze River Cruise

    Take the high-speed train to Yichang to board the boutique Yangzi Explorer. On board enjoy included wine and beer with lunch and dinner. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Yangtze River Cruise

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Yangtze River Cruise

    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

  7. Day 7 - Yangtze River Cruise

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Chongqing > Lijiang

    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 at your resort, perfectly located in the old town.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  9. Day 9 - Lijiang

    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

  10. Day 10 - Lijiang

    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

  11. Day 11 - Lijiang > Lhasa

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

    Freechoice Dining

    Enjoy an international buffet, Cantonese or Sichuan cuisine.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Lhasa

    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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  13. Day 13 - Lhasa

    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

  14. Day 14 - Lhasa

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  15. Day 15 - Lhasa > Chengdu

    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

  16. Day 16 - Chengdu


    Experience an enchanting encounter with rare Giant panda cubs at the Dujiangyan Panda Base. 

    Tonight, reminisce about your holiday at your farewell dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Chengdu

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

    Please note: pre-release itinerary subject to change

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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