11 Days Chengdu-Lijiang – Shangri-La Package Tour

Spend 11 days with our private tour guide and driver, you will enjoy the beautiful landscape and ethnic culture in Yunnan, and have a close look at lovely panda and other highlights in Chengdu. The highlights like Mount Siguniang, Qingcheng Mountain, Lijiang Anicent City, Shangri-La, panda visiting will be a life time experience.

  • Dujiangyan Irrigation Project, Mt.Qingcheng, Mount Siguniangshan, Shuanggouqiao, Haizigou, Research Center of Giant Panda Breeding, Leshan Giant Buddha, Wuhou Temple, Broad and Narrow Alleys, Jinli Ancient Street, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Baisha Ancient Town  & Baisha Murals, Yufeng Temple, Tiger Leaping Gorge, The First Bend of Yangtze River, Dukezong  Ancient Town, Songzanlin Monastery, Shika Snow Moutain, Napa Lake
  • Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Tickets entrance fee + Lunch + Hotel with breakfast + Flight
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11 Days Chengdu-Lijiang – Shangri-La Package Tour
 
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  1. Day 1: Chengdu Arrival

    Upon your arrival at Chengdu Airport ( flight number to be advised), our driver will pick you up by holding a board with your name, and transfer to your hotel for check in.

    Accommodation: Chengdu

  2. Day 2: Chengdu - Dujiangyan by Car
    Dujiangyan Irrigation Project, Mt.Qingcheng (Breakfast + Lunch)

    AM: At 08:30, meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby. Come to visit Dujiangyan Irrigation Project, which is one of the world first irrigation systems and ratified into the World Cultural Heritage list. It was built between 306-251 BC. Fortunately the Dujiangyan Irrigation system brings the vast Chengdu Plain under irrigation and has protected it against droughts and floods for over 2,300 years. Because of this Chengdu Plain has turned into the land of abundance with a mild climate and fertile soil.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After finished the whole tour, check in in local hotel in Dujiangyan.

    Accommodation: Dujiangyan

    Dujiangyan Irrigation Project

  3. Day 3: Dujiangyan – Mount Siguniangshan by Car
    Mount Siguniangshan, Shuanggouqiao (Breakfast + Lunch)

    AM: At 08:30, meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby, drive to Mount Siguniangshan, also named Four Girls Mountain, is an AAAA National Park, which is well known for the adjacent mountains peaks: Dafeng (5025m), Erfeng (5276m), Sanfeng (5355m) and Yaomeifeng (6250m); and three main valleys: Shuangqiaogou, Changpinggou and Haizigou. It is one of perfect destinations in western Sichuan to plan a climbing tour to Dafeng and Erfeng or a hiking tour from Changpinggou to Bipenggou.

    Noon:Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch, drive toward Shuanggouqiao. Upon arrival, we will deep explore the Shuanggouqiao before check in local hotel.

    Accommodation: Siguniangshan

    Mount Siguniangshan

  4. Day 4: Mount Siguniangshan
    Mount Siguniangshan (Breakfast + Lunch)

    At 08:30, meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby, continue to explore the mountain. Today will mainly visit Changpinggou Valley, one of the three valleys of Siguniang mountain ranges. It stretches 29km and covers an area of 100km2. In the valley there are many hidden scenic things worthy of visiting, such as cypress forest, monastery, lake, fall, and  marvellous stones.

    After finished the hiking, transfer back to the local hotel.

    Accommodation: Siguniangshan

    Changpinggou Valley

  5. Day 5: Mount Siguniangshan - Chengdu by Car
    Haizigou (Breakfast + Lunch)

    At 08:30, meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby, continue to explore the mountain. Today will mainly visit Haizigou Valley, the core area scenic area of Mount Siguniang. The valley stretches 19.2km long and bears many beautiful alpine lakes. It is a much popular hiking destination among hikers.

    After finished the hiking, drive back to Chengdu downtown hotel.

    Accommodation: Chengdu

    Haizigou

  6. Day 6: Chengdu
    Research Center of Giant Panda Breeding, Leshan Giant Buddha (Breakfast + Lunch)

    AM: At 08:30, picked up by our tour guide at hotel lobby, then transfer to Chengdu Research Center of Giant Panda Breeding which is biggest center for pandas. There you would have some very relaxing time to see the cute pandas in different ages.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch, transfer to Leshan Giant Buddha, the world’s largest stone-carved Buddha so far. The Giant Buddha was engraved on a cliff face, with his head reaching top of the cliff and feet treading on the river face, total height at 71 meters. Nearby the huge Buddha figure there are also some other figures and Buddhist grottoes engraved on the cliff. After the whole tour finished, transfer back to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Chengdu

    Leshan Giant Buddha

  7. Day 7: Chengdu -Lijiang by Flight
    Wuhou Temple, Broad and Narrow Alleys, Jinli Ancient Street (Breakfast + Lunch)

    AM: At 08:30, picked up by our tour guide at hotel lobby, your today’s first stop would be the Wuhou Temple, the memorial temple of Zhuge Liang, the outstanding strategist of Shu Kingdom in the three Kingdom Period (220-280). After that, continue to visit Dufu’s Cottage. Then continue to explore Chengdu City in  Broad and Narrow Alleys, Jinli Ancient Street to try some delicious food and snacks there.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After that, transfer to the airport for your flight to Lijiang ( reference flight: CA4265 / 18:06-19:40). Upon arrival, meet our local driver and transfer to check in in local hotel.

    Accommodation: Lijiang

    Jinli Old Street

  8. Day 8: Lijiang
    Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Baisha Ancient Town & Baisha Murals, Yufeng Temple (Breakfast + Lunch)

    AM: At 08:30, picked up by our tour guide at hotel lobby, transfer to visit Jade Dragon Snow MountainBaisha Ancient Town  & Baisha Murals, at the foot of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, is about 8km (4.9 miles) to the north of Lijiang Old Town. It is much quieter because it is not commercialized. Here, you can experience the Naxi people’s peaceful daily life. And you will see many old murals in the ancient buildings in the Baisha village. Yufeng Temple, at the southern foot of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, is one of the Scarlet Sect lamaseries of Lijiang.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After the tour finished, transfer back to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Lijiang

    Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

  9. Day 9: Lijiang - Shangri-La by Car
    Tiger Leaping Gorge, The First Bend of Yangtze River, Dukezong Ancient Town (Breakfast + Lunch)

    AM: At 08:30, meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby. The first stop will be Tiger Leaping Gorge. Lying on the way to Shangri-La from Lijiang Old Town, Tiger Leaping Gorge is the longest, deepest, and narrowest gorge in the world. Then head to The First Bend of Yangtze River. The First Bend of the Yangstze River is located between Shasongbi Village in Shangri-la County and Shigu Town in Lijiang. It has an altitude of 1850 meters. The Yangtze River runs all the way down from Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau to Yunnan, going through the mountains and valleys, then make a sudden turn of over 100 degrees to northeast at Shasongbi Village, forming a “Ω” shape. People call this spectacle “the First Bend of Yangtze River”.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: Pay a visit to Dukezong  Ancient Town, a Tibetan town located in Shangri-La, offers sanctuary to all those seeking refuge from the busy city life. After the tour finished, transfer to Shangri-La and check in in local hotel.

    Accommodation: Shangri-La Tour

    Tiger Leaping Gorge

  10. Day 10: Shangri-La
    Songzanlin Monastery, Shika Snow Moutain (Breakfast + Lunch)

    AM: At 08:30, meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby. Then transfer to vist Songzanlin Monastery, which is is the largest Tibetan Buddhism monastery in Yunnan Province. Covering an area of 30 hectares, it looks like a mini Kumbum (Ta Er) Monastery. It is located on a mountain slope 5km from the county town of Shangri-La.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: Shika Snow Moutain, regarded as a holy mountain for the local Tibetans. You can enjoy the beautiful snow mountain, the Spiritual Rhino Lake, the forest, the grassland, and rare plants and animals here. In addition, you may experience the religious culture of the sacred mountain and the nomadic culture. After the tour finished, transfer back to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Shangri-La Tour

    Songzanlin Monastery

  11. Day 11: Shangri-La Departure
    Napa Lake (Breakfast + Lunch)

    AM: At 08:30, meet your guide and driver at the hotel lobby. Then transfer to visit Napa Lake. Napahai Lake Natural Reserve covers an area of 3,125,000 square metres, rising 3,266 metres above the sea level, while the lake covers 660,000 square metres. The natural reserve is flat, surrounded by mountains. In winter or summer, you will be shocked at the snow-cladded mountains, Naqu River, Naizi River and other ten meandering rivers flow into Napahai Lake through the grasslands.

    Noon:Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After the tour finished, transfer to airport for your departure.

    Napa Lake

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  • All private transfers in air-conditioned car with licensed driver during the whole tour
  • Accompanying professional English speaking guide during the whole tour
  • First Gate entrance fee to the attractions mentioned itinerary
  • Daily Chinese style lunch as mentioned in itinerary
  • Government taxes and service charges
  • Flight mentioned in itinerary
  • 1 bottle of mineral waters per person per day
  • Hotels with breakfast

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  • Any optional golf car, bike ride, boat cruise inside the attractions
  • Tip for driver and guide and others
  • Any dinner
  • Any items NOT mentioned in itinerary
  • Flights from and to Shanghai

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