China & Tibet Dream
- Journey to Shangri-La 2016 will visit
Chengdu - Leshan - Lijiang - Baisha & Shuhe Villages - Lhasa, Tibet
Including several UNESCO World Heritage
Lijiang Old Town in Yunnan, Panda Sanctuary and Giant Buddha in
and the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet.
Highlights of the China & Tibet Dream
Explore Tibet, the roof top of the world -
Fly over majestic mountains to Lhasa, Tibet’s ancient capitol, stay in
beautiful Tibetan style hotel
goes past our door.
once home of the Dalai Lama. Experience majestic
Tibet’s holiest shrine. Listen to monks debating in the great
Explore temples and pilgrim caves of
a famous saying is “Tibet‘s holy place is Lhasa, Lhasa’s holy place
in Drak Yerpa.”
Tibetan Banquet and Dancing Shows.
● Learn about the daily life of Tibetan people as we visit traditional
old style villages and are welcomed as
guests of a Tibetan family
in their home, try yak butter tea. Visit
and enjoy their hospitality and sweet chanting;
rub elbows with pilgrims and shop for art and handcrafts at the
in SW China, one of the world’s most ancient and cultured cities where
we will visit
QingYan Gong (Green Ram Temple)
one of most beautiful Taoist Temples and ancient printing house.
5,000 year old Shu Culture - Sichuan Opera
with Mask Changing Shows -
and other world famous Sichuan Cuisine.
Sanctuary and Nature Reserve -
visit Giant Pandas in their natural habitat, be a Panda Volunteer
Caretaker for a day... prepare food, feed Pandas, etc. (optional)
Hold & photograph baby Pandas
Shangli Ancient Town -
relax and enjoy this artistic village
- Tea Culture,
roam through tea garden, learn to pick, process tea leaves
- boat ride to largest
in the world UNESCO site.
● Enjoy the
picturesque old town of Lijiang
with its cobble stone streets, stone bridges gracefully arching over
canals fed by glacial streams
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Black Dragon Pool,
Baisha Village, ShuHe Ancient Town, BaiShui River.
Enjoy delectable food unique to Yunnan and
Naxi Traditional Orchestra.
Lijiang is a UNESCO site and one of the most charming spots in the
Minority Cultures -
Learn about the traditional life style of the
Naxi, Mosu, Pumi and other matriarchal cultures. Be guests of a Naxi
family for dinner and traditional dancing!
A "heart centered" way of life!
Tai Chi, Qigong,
Meditation, and Stress Reduction
is included in the tour fee.
Comments from a tour
“Dynamic. Expansive and enlarging. A learning experience.
It opened my mind and my heart. I especially enjoyed the meditation with
and the opera in
I loved visiting the Tibetan family in their home.
Learned much about
and it’s influence in the world.
I appreciate both Rebecca and Mark for your energy and your devotion”
Shangri-La Trip Fee: (April 9 to 25, 2016)
$4,800.00 (double occupancy)
(some discounts are available - please inquire for
Confirm your registration with a deposit of $800.
The trip fee includes all
transportation within China * including airfare, bus, boats and private
van; all lodging (double occupancy accommodation); study tuition;
excursion and sight seeing; translation; most meals, including banquets;
admission charges to temples and tourist sites. * (Trip begins at
our hotel in Chengdu on April 10 and ends in Chengdu on April 25.
(Single room where available $655 US extra)
International airfare is not included in trip fee. Activities or
travel before our trip begins at our hotel in Chengdu on April 10 and
after our tour ends in Chengdu on April 25 are not included.)
for more info, to request the day by day itinerary,
to speak with a tour leader or to register by phone.
or click here to send us an e-mail:
“Incredible! An experience that I will remember all my life! The
trip went far beyond what I expected!
The places we visited were a dream come true...the level of the
personalized TaiJi and Qigong were
worth the price of the trip alone...adding in the delicious meals that
Rebecca personally ordered.
I recommend this trip to anyone who wants a memorable
journey...one that goes
far beyond any ordinary tour.! R. Whitehall
“I really enjoyed EVERY MINUTE. It’s
trmue! I loved the whole thing.
There were high points every single day.
Amazing agenda. So rich...so full. I was mesmerized at each turn,
so many cultural norms to observe, besides all the exquisite locations
Thank you so much for ALL you did to make this fantastic trip happen.”