Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan Province sitting in the southwest of China, strikingly featured in “home of pandas”, “Sichuan cuisine” “capital of fun with slow life pace” and “addiction of Mah-jong” which forcefully dominates people’s first impression of the city. Obviously, it is a paradise for FUN! Except for a few dynasties in history, Chengdu had been kept away from the Chinese political center, in response to its topography of basin embraced by lofty mountains around to block invaders’ way, therefore, the locals have been able to focus on life itself and generated such a splendid culture only existed in Chengdu for thousands of years.
Highlights of this tour: *Take a close encounter with the lovely baby pandas and giant pandas in Chengdu panda base. *Explore the most influential Three Kingdoms Heritage Museum in the country. *Challenge your taste bud to enjoy the real Sichuan cuisine in Jinli Old Street. *Experience the local life by playing Mahjong with local people. *With private driver and English guide, as well as our 10+ years experience, you will love your tour and completely feel the magic of this wonderland.
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fee + Lunch + Hotel
Our guide and driver will be waiting for you at the exit of Chengdu airport / train station by holding a welcome sign with your name. Then you will be transferred to the hotel. After a short rest, you will be escorted to visit Jinli Old Street. That street used to be one of the oldest and busiest commercial streets of Shu Kingdom. In that street tourists will see some typical elements of Chengdu lifestyle. E.g. Tea houses, taverns, bars, local snacks, handcrafts, local specialties, etc.
In the evening you will try tasty Sichuan Food in a local restaurant. Sichuan Food is one of the eight main cuisines in China. Believe your taste buds will be satisfied by the meal.
AM: At around 08:30, our English speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up from Chengdu downtown hotel, and your amazing exploration begins!
The first scenic site will be the excitingChengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, which is well known for the protection and breeding of the endangered giant pandas which are unique to China. The base is definitely a highlight for most visitors to Chengdu. There are adorable pandas everywhere. You can watch them eating bamboo, playing with each other, and of course sleeping. Your tour guide will navigate you through the huge area, share some information about the pandas, and help you take amazing photos.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: Afterward we will pay a visit to Wuhou Temple– the memorial temple of Zhuge Liang, the outstanding strategist of Shu Kingdom in the Three Kingdoms Period (220-280).
After sightseeing transfer to Chengdu airport/train station.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.