What is the best tour in Chengdu? If you have been thinking about Chengdu trip for a long time, just pack your bags and enjoy yourself in this wonderful city. This 4 days hassle-free discovery tour will take you to know more about Chengdu by visiting Chengdu Panda Breeding Center, Wuhou Temple, Jinli Old Street, Wenshu Temple, Dufu Thatched Cottage, etc. You will feel perfectly at ease with your private tour guide and driver! This city will never let tourists down! You will definitely have an unforgettable experience here.
Highlights of this tour: *Take a close encounter with the lovely baby pandas in Chengdu Panda Breeding Center. *Experience romance and leisure, and culture of the Three Kingdoms and Chengdu folk customs in the charming block–Jinli Old Street. *Discover the story of Du Fu in Dufu Thatched Cottage, a classical garden that retains the ancient Chinese architectural style. *Learn the Buddhist culture in Wenshu Temple which is a famous Buddhist temple in western Sichuan. *Challenge your taste bud to enjoy the real Sichuan cuisine. *Experience Chengdu’s 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 + Hotel + Lunch
Our guide will be waiting for you at the exit of Chengdu airport / train station by holding a welcome sign with your name. Then you will start the Chengdu tour by taking a walk in Renmin Park to see the slow pace live of local people. In the evening you will enjoy the Sichuan Opera. The chanceful and humorous performance is deeply loved by both young and old people.
AM: In the morning our guide and driver will greet you in your hotel lobby and escort you to Giant Panda Center to get a close look at pandas in their different life stage: the infant pandas, the baby pandas, the young adult pandas and the elder adult pandas. The lovely creatures will definitely touch your heart.
Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: In the afternoon pay a visit to Sanxingdui Museum. The large numbers of cultural relics explain some basic facts of local area during 2800BC-1100BC. The various strange and interesting bronzeware, jade articles, goldware, pottery, and bone artifact will impress you deeply.
AM: After breakfast we will drive to visit Sichuan Museum to have a glimpse of the province’s history and culture. Then move to Wuhou Temple– the memorial temple of Zhuge Liang, the outstanding strategist of Shu Kingdom in the Three Kingdoms Period (220-280).
Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: After that you will take a walk in 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.
After meeting your guide and driver, you will head to Wenshu Temple, a Buddhist temple built in the Qing Dynasty (1636-1912). Du Fu (712-770) is a most achieved poet in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Dufu Thatched Cottage is actually a museum in memory of the great poet. He lived in the Mid-Tang Dynasty when the dynasty turned from its prosperity to decline. So, most of his poems reflect the sufferings of normal people and alarming social facts. His great poems win the fame Sage of Poetry for him.
After the tour you will be escorted to airport/train station for departure.
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.