Head to Xi'an by bullet train from Beijing and make a 2 days sightseeing in Xi'an before train to Xi'ning. In Xi'ning, have a day excursion to Qinghai Lake - the largest inland salt water lake in China. After that, take a 6 days tour in Tibet to Lhasa, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse and Shigatse by accessing and exiting Tibet via the world highest Himalayan Express. Then continue your trip in Chengdu to visit the cute pandas and the world cultural and natural heritages Qingcheng Mountain - Dujiangyan Irrigation System and Leshan Grand Buddha - Mt. Emei in another 5 days. Later then, keep traveling eastwards to Chongqing by high-speed train and start the 4-day unforgettable Yangtze River cruise tour to Three Gorges Dam in Yichang. At last, turn southwards to Guangzhou by high-speed train before ferry to Hongkong.
Terra-cotta Warriors, Pandas, Yamdrok Lake, Qinghai Lake
The most memorable part about my WindhorseTour is . . .:
Xi'an: The Warriors.
Xi'ning: Driving through to Lake.
Tibet: Drive to Shigatse - Scenery + road.
Chengdu: Pandas & People's Park.