Three Weeks Private Tour of China and Tibet
derek d

derek d


Reviewed on August 12, 2019

We recently completed a three week private tour of China and Tibet organised through China Discovery. We commenced in Shanghai and visited Yichang, Yangtze Cruise, Chongqing, Chengdu, Leshan, Lhasa, Xian, and Zhangjiajie.

After much research and contacting a number of tour companies both here in Australia as well as China based operators, we opted for China Discovery mainly due to good feedback reviews. We presented our own programme to Jack Li at the Chengdu office who put together a comprehensive itinerary which was reviewed and fine tuned to suit our requirements. Every communication with Jack was quickly responded to, and all of our many questions were clearly and carefully dealt with.

Jack also assisted us regarding visa's and Tibet entry permits. The tour itself proved to be excellent with the right mix of touring, sightseeing as well as time to do our own thing. The logistics of organising drop offs and pick ups as well as sightseeing over eight cities with two rail trips, one cruise, six hotels, and four internal flights went seamlessly and without a hitch.

At all of our destinations we were met on time by a guide and driver.

All of the guides also escorted us to the many train stations and airports and ensured that we made all departures safely and in good time.

Vans were used for local sightseeing and all vehicles were very clean, tidy and air-conditioned, and all drivers were polite and very helpful.

All of the guides were excellent - they were friendly, informative, their English was exceptional, and nothing seemed to be too much trouble for any of them.

The Hotels suggested were all very good and in good locations. At all times we felt safe and very well looked after. Unfortunately, one of us had to be unexpectedly hospitalised in Lhasa and Pippo our guide, went well and truly beyond expectations to assist us.

We were able to continue our tour in a modified form and Jack and the guides were most helpful and understanding of our changed needs.

In reflecting on the whole process together with the tour itself, we have no hesitation in highly recommending China Discovery.

Date of Experience: June 14, 2019
Trip Type: Traveled as Families
Tour Customized by: Jack

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