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Luxury China Tours

Discover China
(11 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai

Introduction to China
(7 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Shanghai

Highlights of China & Hong Kong
(12 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai, Hong Kong

China: Three Cities
(11 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Hong Kong

Family Tour of China
(12 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Shanghai, Hong Kong

Hong Kong in Depth
(6 Days)
Hong Kong & environs

China in Depth
(19 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Hangzhou, Shanghai & Suzhou, Lijiang, Hong Kong

Exclusive China
(14 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Lijiang, Shanghai, Hong Kong

Culinary Tour of China
(13 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong Kong

Treasures of Yunnan
(10 Days)
Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Zhongdian

Active China
(13 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Huangshan, Yangshuo, Longsheng, Guilin, Hong Kong

Journey Through China & Tibet
(18 Days)
Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Guilin & Yangshuo, Xian, Chengdu, Lhasa, Hong Kong

Luxury Tibet Tours

Introduction to Tibet
(4 Days)
Lhasa and environs

Chengdu & Tibet
(7 days)
Chengdu, Lhasa

Multi-country Tours

Southeast Asia in Style
(20 Days/19 Nights)
Hong Kong, Hanoi, Hoi An, Saigon, Siem Reap, Chiang Mai, Bangkok

Family Tour of Southeast Asia
(13 Days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Hong Kong

Best of the Himalayas: Bhutan, Nepal & Tibet
(13 Days)
Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Kathmandu, Lhasa

Best of Japan & China
(14 Days)
Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Beijing & Great Wall, Xian, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai & Suzhou

Three Capitals: Tokyo, Seoul & Beijing
(11 days)
Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing & Great Wall

Chengdu & Tibet

(7 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Chengdu, Lhasa

This weeklong tour is the ideal option for travelers interested in experiencing the culture of Sichuan and Tibet.

Begin in Chengdu, the modern capital of Sichuan. See frolicking giant pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, and learn about conservation efforts to reestablish their numbers in the wild. During private city touring, see highlights such as the Wide and Narrow Alleys, a historic area filled with shops and restaurants, and People's Park, where locals socialize and play mahjongg. Enjoy tickets to a performance of Sichuan Opera that includes the mysterious local art of face-changing. Other options include visiting nearby archaeological sites such as Sanxingdui to learn about the ancient cultures that once inhabited this area.

Fly to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet and a city steeped in Buddhist spirituality and Tibetan traditions. During flexible touring with your expert guide and driver, visit Lhasa's most compelling sights, including Potala Palace, the fortress-like Buddhist complex that towers over the city. Tour the most interesting parts of the palace and monastery compound, which is the historic seat of the Dalai Lama. Also, visit ancient Jokhang Temple, the most sacred temple in Tibet and an important and lively pilgrimage site for Tibetan Buddhists, who come to prostrate themselves, spin prayer wheels, and see a revered, life-size sculpture of the Buddha as a boy. If desired, also enjoy a private trek to the Drak Yerpa caves. Additional activities in and around Lhasa can be arranged according to your interests, such as private meditation sessions, visits to homes, guided hikes, visits to important monasteries outside Lhasa, and more.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Chengdu
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 2 Chengdu
Morning visit to panda breeding center. Afternoon excursion to Sanxingdui
Day 3 Chengdu
Full-day private city tour. Evening tickets to Sichuan opera
Day 4 Chengdu – Lhasa
Private transfer to airport for flight to Lhasa. Afternoon introductory private touring
Day 5 Lhasa
Full-day private tour of temples and monasteries
Day 6 Lhasa
Full-day private tour, with option for hiking
Day 7 Depart Lhasa
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Chengdu:

Ritz-Carlton Chengdu, St. Regis Chengdu or Temple House Chengdu

Lhasa: Shangri-La Lhasa or St. Regis Lhasa

Cost
$7,440 Per person (double occupancy)