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TIBET HIGHLAND, WORLD FAMOUS TIBET TRAIN 12 DAYS TOURS
         

Visiting: Beijing(4 nts), Xining(2 nts), Qinghai(2 nts), Tibet Railway, Lhasa(2nts), Tsedang(1 nts)
  Code: KDLZPCT
Value: ★★★★★
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Famous Tibet railway: The Tibet Railway extends 1,956 kilometers from Xining, Qinghai Province to Lhasa, Tibet and is the world's longest railroad built atop a plateau.5,072 meters above sea level at Tanggula Range making it also the highest railway in the world.As the Tibet Railway traverse three ranges and many rivers and lakes, the sceneries along the Railway to Tibet are marvelous and majestic. 45 railway stations offer visitors picturesque sceneries among which nine sightseeing stations have sightseeing platforms. Some of the famous charming sights along the line are Qinghai Lake and Bird Island, Kunlun and Tanggula mountain ranges, Kekexili, Tuotuo Rivers, Yangpachen, and Potala Palace etc. Not only rivers, lakes, grasslands and forests, but also Jokul can be admired along the line.

Lhasa: Capital of the Tibet autonomous region in China and known as the "Land of the Gods," Lhasa sits 12000 feet above sea level and its majestic scenery, mysterious and exotic religious culture, and wonderful people reward every visitor with an indelible life-long memory.

Potala Palace: The highest palace in the world, this is the Dalai Lamas' official winter residence and is the religious and political center of old Tibet. It is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Great Wall: Like a giant dragon snaking its way 4000 miles across China's northern borders, the Great Wall stands today as a bastion of culture in the hearts and minds of the Chinese people. Constructed in 220 BC, this sprawling defense system was originally built to protect against northern invaders, but stands today as one of the world's greatest wonders. As you climb its ancient steps, pause to admire sweeping views of China's ever-changing landscapes.

Forbidden City: Built in 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 buildings with roughly 9,000 bays of rooms and covers 720,000 m2 (7,800,000 sq ft). The palace complex exemplifies traditional Chinese palatial architecture, and has influenced cultural and architectural developments in East Asia and elsewhere. The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, and is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world.The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost five hundred years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.

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Visiting: Beijing(4 nts), Xining(2 nts), Qinghai(2 nts), Tibet Railway, Lhasa(2nts), Tsedang(1 nts)

This program captures the unmistakable charm and beauty of Tibet, "The Roof of the World," and visits the spellbinding Potala Palace. World famous Qinghai-Tibet Train from Xining to Lhasa and enjoy the contrast of ancient and modern in Beijing, Xining and Tsedang.
Date: 4/09/2011 ~ 10/09/2011
Main Features: World famous Qinghai-Tibet Train, Air tickets, Fine Dining, Special Entertainment, Sightseeing, Travel Protections, 5star hotels and more...
Itinerary:   fligts bus (B- Breakfast L- Lunch D- Dinner)
AB=American Breakfast | CB=Chinese Breakfast | B=Breakfast | L=Lunch | D=Dinner
DP=Dinner Party| DH=Dinner at Hotel | DS=Dinner and Show

Day 1 | USA~Beijing          
We set out on an exciting adventure to China aboard a transpacific flight. Our destination is Beijing, the capital city of China, and the host city to the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Day 2 | Arrive Beijing       (AB,L,DP)   
Our flight lands at Beijing and we are transferred to our luxuriously appointed hotel for some well-deserved rest.
Hotel: Beijing - Marriott City Wall Hotel ★★★★★

Day 3 | Beijing~Xining       (AB,L,D)      
This morning is free at leisure before we are transferred to the airport to board a flight bound for Xining, the 2100-year-old highland city, the entrance of the Qinghai Tibet Plateau, and the starting point of Qinghai-Tibet Railway.
Hotel: Xining - Yinlong Hotel ★★★★★

Day 4 | Xining        (CB, L, DP)  
Today full-day tour takes us excursion to Qinghai Lake, the largest inland saltwater lake in China. We’ll have an opportunity to cruise on the lake. As night falls, we enjoy a delicious local beef hot pot cuisine.
Hotel: Xining - Yinlong Hotel ★★★★★
Day 5 | Xining~Qinghai Tibet Railway       (AB,L,DH)   World Famous Tibet Railway
We continue our city tour of Xining in the morning. The Taer Monastery is huge and magnificent and once had more than 800 halls and rooms when it was in its most flourishing time. The Dongguan Mosque is also visited. Later in the afternoon we are transferred to the railway station to board the world famous Qinghai-Tibet Train. The Qinghai Tibet Railway has attracted many tourists since its construction was completed in 2006.
Hotel:  World Famous Tibet Railway★★★★★
Day 6 | Qinghai Tibet Railway~Lhasa        (AB,L,DS)   World Famous Tibet Railway
The day is spent relaxing on board our new high-altitude train as we embark on a 12- hour daylight journey into the Tibetan Capital of Lhasa cresting the 16,640 ft Tangula Pass 6 hours after leaving Golmud. This is the world’s highest scenic railway pass – over 3 miles above sea level and is certainly a once in a lifetime experience. Due to the high altitude, extra oxygen is pumped in through the ventilation system, and personal oxygen masks are available if required to make the journey as comfortable as possible. The elevation of Lhasa is 12,000 ft above sea level. To adjust our bodies to the thin air, we check into the hotel upon arrival.
Hotel: Lhasa - Jardin Secret Hotel★★★★★
Day 7 | Lhasa        (CB, L, DS)   
Full day tour takes us to the 17th century Potala Palace, the 13th century Johkang Monastery, and the Barkhor Market. Potala Palace is the essence of Tibetan architecture containing thousands of rooms, dominating the city skyline. It is the greatest monumental structure in Tibet and one of the architectural wonders of the world. Johkang Monastery is one of Tibet’s holiest shrines and the spiritual home for almost all Tibetans. Many pious Buddhist pilgrims flock here to pay homage. Barkhor Market is the oldest market in the capital and a welltrodden route for the many pilgrims who make their way to the temples. In the evening we are entertained by Tibetan music and dance show after a local cuisine dinner.
Hotel: Lhasa - Jardin Secret Hotel ★★★★★
Day 8 | Lhasa~Tsedang        (CB, L, D)  
We journey by bus to Tsedang. No tour of Tibet is complete without a visit to Tsedang. Situated southeast of Lhasa, the region of Tsedang abounds with important historical landmarks such as Samye Monastery, Yambulakhang Palace, Trandruk Monastery and more. This afternoon our sightseeing tour features Chonggye Monastery and Yambulakhang Palace. Yambulakhang Palace was the first palace built by the Tibetan and for their first recorded king. It is a five storied fortresslike dwelling built on the spur of a bill that commands an impressive view of the entire fertile valley.
Hotel: Tsedang - Yarlung River Hotel Lhoka Tibet ★★★★
Day 9 | Tsedang       (CB, L, D)  
Continue our sightseeing tour of Tsedang with visit to Samye Monastery. Samye was the first Buddhist monastery built in Tibet in the latter part of 8th century, combining three distinctive architectural styles that of India, China and Tibet, symbolizing the source, stability and spread of the Buddhist faith.
Hotel: Tsedang - Yarlung River Hotel Lhoka Tibet ★★★★
Day 10 | Tsedang~Lhasa~Beijing       (CB, L, DP)     
After breakfast, take a last look of Tsedang, then we head back to Lhasa. On the way, we have an opportunity to call on a Tibetan family to try a cup of the local jam butter tea. At Lhasa, we board a return flight bound for Beijing. For dinner tonight at Beijing, we indulge our plates with the traditionally prepared Peking Duck Banquet.
Hotel: Hotel: Beijing - Marriott City Wall Hotel ★★★★★
Day 11 | Beijing       (AB, L)  
After breakfast, our sightseeing tour of New Beijing starts with visits to the Qianmen Street, the “Bird’s Nest” National Stadium, the “Water Cube” Aquatics Centre, and the National Grand Theatre. This afternoon is set aside for you to use as you wish. No sightseeing has been planned, so take the opportunity to explore Beijing at your own pace.
Hotel: Hotel: Beijing - Marriott City Wall Hotel ★★★★★
Day 12 | Beijing~USA       (AB)   
We transfer to airport for our homebound flight. Bid farewell to China.
 

Price List :

Departure Date

Tour+Air

Fuel+Tax

Single Supplement

4/09, 5/07, 5/21

$2699 $350 $500
6/18 $2999 $350 $500
7/16, 10/09
$2799
$350
$500
08/13, 09/10, 09/24
$2899
$350
$500

1) Air tickets price are based on SFO/LAX departure.

2) Departure from other cities, please call 1-800-282-7108 or 1-909-895-8858 for rate.

Fare excluding: China visa fee and personal expenses.

The hotels are 4/5 stars. We reserve the rights of changing hotel at the same class.

Preferred rate is only valid if booked outside of 60 days prior to departure and has limited availability.  Rates are based on Air China and are guaranteed once full payment is received.

AB=American Breakfast | B=Breakfast | L=Lunch | D=Dinner
DP=Dinner Party| DH=Dinner at Hotel | DS=Dinner and Show

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Hotel City: Beijing
Marriott City Wall Hotel

Address:7 Jian Guo Men South Avenue, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100005 China
Tel: +86 10 58 11 8888
Fax: +86 010 5811 9999

Rate:
★★★★★


Hotel City: Lhasa
Jardin Secret Hotel

Address: No.60 Jinzhu West Road, Lhasa 850015
Tel: 86-891-6936 666
Web:(Click here)
Rate:
★★★★★

Hotel City: Tsedang Tibet
Yarlung River Hotel Lhoka Tibet

Address: 18 Hubei Road,Tsedang town, Tibet
Tel: +86 893 7800 333
Fax: +86 893 7800 339

Rate:
★★★★


Hotel City: Xining
Yinlong Hotel

Address: Address: 38 Huanghe Road, Xining China
Tel: +86 971 616 6666
Fax: +
86 971 616 7428
Email: ylhotel@ylhotel.net

Rate:
★★★★★

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