Multi-Day Tour | Private

Journey Through China & Tibet – Private Luxury Tour (18 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Beijing, China To Hong Kong, China

Valid for Departures Now Through: 10 Jul 2021

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing None

JOURNEY THROUGH CHINA & TIBET: Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Guilin & Yangshuo, Xian, Chengdu, Lhasa, Hong Kong

An exclusive private tour of China for the most discerning luxury traveler.

· VIP airport assistance through immigration

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation at ultra-luxury hotel: The Peninsula Beijing or Aman at Summer Palace

Day 2
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing Breakfast

· Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

· Forbidden City, traditional hutong neighborhoods, temples and parks, markets and antiques districts

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: insider access to private rooms at the Forbidden City, a consultation with a traditional Chinese medicine expert, a private Tai Chi lesson, a private Chinese cooking lesson, Peking Opera performance

Day 3
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing Breakfast

· Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver to less-touristy section of the Great Wall of China

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: lunch reservation and modernist architecture tour at Commune by the Great Wall, hiking more remote sections of the Wall, a private gourmet lunch overlooking the Wall, a meeting with a Great Wall scholar

Day 4
Shanghai, China
The Peninsula Shanghai Breakfast

· Private transfer to airport for domestic flight or train to Shanghai

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Shanghai at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 5
Shanghai, China
The Peninsula Shanghai Breakfast

· Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver of cuisine, museums, history, Art Deco and modern architecture

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: private dumpling-making lesson, personal shoppers (clothing, furniture, art), a tour with an architecture expert, touring the Jewish quarter, tickets for Shanghai Acrobats or Kung Fu performance, meetings with curators

Day 6
Shanghai, China
The Peninsula Shanghai Breakfast

· Continue private touring with expert guide and driver of gardens, art and shopping districts

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: an excursion to Suzhou

Day 7
Guilin, China
Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin Breakfast

· Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Guilin

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Guilin at luxury hotel

Day 8
Guilin, China
Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin Breakfast

· Li River cruise to Yangshuo

· Afternoon private tour of Yangshuo villages

Day 9
Xian, China
Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel Breakfast

· Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Xian

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Xian at luxury hotel

·

Afternoon

private city tour with expert guide and driver including Muslim Quarter and

pagodas

Day 10
Chengdu, China
The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu Breakfast

· Morning private visit to Terracotta Warriors

· Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Chengdu

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Chengdu at luxury hotel: The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu or St. Regis Chengdu

Day 11
Chengdu, China
The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu Breakfast

· Morning visit to panda breeding center

· Afternoon private city tour

· Evening tickets to Sichuan Opera

Day 12
Lhasa, China
The St. Regis Lhasa Resort Breakfast

· Private transfer to airport for flight to Lhasa

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Lhasa at luxury hotel: Shangri-La Lhasa or St. Regis Lhasa

· Begin private touring, time permitting

Day 13
Lhasa, China
The St. Regis Lhasa Resort Breakfast

· Full-day private touring with expert guide and driver

· Buddhist temples, palaces, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, shopping

Day 14
Lhasa, China
The St. Regis Lhasa Resort Breakfast

· Private excursions to Buddhist monasteries

· Option for hiking

Day 15
Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong Breakfast

· Private transfer to airport for domestic flights to Hong Kong

· Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Hong Kong at ultra-luxury hotel: Four Seasons Hong Kong, The Peninsula Hong Kong or Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Day 16
Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong Breakfast

· Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

· Kowloon, Central, Victoria Peak, traditional markets, flexible shopping, antiques, museums, culinary highlights

· Insider access to private dining clubs and kitchens or meetings with local designers

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: personal shoppers, excursions by helicopter to Macau, a private cooking lesson

Day 17
Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong Breakfast

· Private half-day tour with expert guide and driver

· Excursion to the New Territories or Lama Island, hiking on Dragon's Back, or flexible touring in Hong Kong

Day 18
Hong Kong, China
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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JOURNEY THROUGH CHINA & TIBET: Beijing & Great Wall, Shanghai, Guilin & Yangshuo, Xian, Chengdu, Lhasa, Hong Kong

An exclusive private tour of China and Tibet for the most discerning luxury traveler.

This comprehensive tour is the ultimate luxury journey through China and Tibet.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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