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Tour Overview

During the 8-day natural journey, you will immerse in the natural wonders of Jiuzhaigou, Huanglong, Leshan, and Mt. Emei. Marvel at Jiuzhaigou’s ethereal lakes and waterfalls, and be captivated by Huanglong’s vibrant terraced pools. Encounter the awe-inspiring Leshan Buddha and ascend to the summit of Mt. Emei for panoramic views. Immerse in Sichuan’s rich culture through Songpan’s ancient charm, panda encounters, and spicy cuisine exploration in Chengdu. This meticulously crafted adventure promises an array of landscapes, cultural encounters, and gastronomic delights, presenting the best of Sichuan’s treasures in one remarkable journey.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Jiuzhaigou’s Nature Wonderland: Wander amidst colorful lakes and cascading waterfalls, awestruck by the enchanting beauty of Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area.
2. Huanglong’s Turquoise Marvels: Marvel at terraced pools in Huanglong Scenic Area, a surreal landscape that combines vivid colors with natural artistry.
3. Leshan’s Majestic Buddha: Cruise to face the grandeur of the Leshan Buddha, a colossal statue carved into the mountainside, a true marvel.
4. Emei’s Summit Serenity: Ascend to Golden Peak on Mt. Emei, where a sea of clouds embraces panoramic vistas in a breathtaking mountain escape.
5. Panda Encounter Delight: Witness adorable pandas at Chengdu’s research base, where their playful antics warm your heart with conservation insights.
6. Sichuan Cuisine Journey: Master Sichuan flavors at Chengdu’s Cuisine Museum, learning to create spicy delights that tantalize your taste buds.
7. Ancient Charm of Songpan: Meander through Songpan Ancient Town’s cobbled streets, soaking in history’s embrace amidst traditional architecture.
8. Chunxi Road’s Bustling Charm: Roam Chunxi Road’s vibrant lanes, a shopper’s haven with boutiques, eateries, and lively entertainment, capturing Chengdu’s spirit.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival at Chengdu, you'll be greeted by your friendly guide and driver at the airport.

    They'll assist you with your luggage and ensure a smooth transfer to your comfortable hotel in Chengdu. After settling in, take some time to rest or freshen up before embarking on your Chengdu adventure.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Chengdu

  2. Today, you'll embark on a picturesque road trip to Jiuzhaigou, passing through the stunning landscapes of Sichuan.

    Your first stop will be at Songpan Ancient Town, a charming enclave with cobbled streets, traditional architecture, and a rich history. Stroll through the town's alleys, visit ancient temples, and soak in the ambiance.

    Songpan Ancient Town
    Songpan Ancient Town

    Continue your journey to Jiuzhaigou, where you'll be captivated by the beauty of the region's natural scenery. Check into your hotel in Jiuzhaigou and enjoy a relaxing evening.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Jiuzhaigou

  3. Today is dedicated to exploring the stunning Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area, a true gem of nature's artistry. The area boasts a collection of colorful lakes, waterfalls, and snow-capped peaks. Follow well-maintained trails that wind through the breathtaking landscape.

    Capture photos of the ethereal Mirror Lake, the iconic Five Flower Lake, and the majestic Nuorilang Waterfall.

    Jiuzhaigou Nuorilang Waterfall
    Nuorilang Waterfall

    Revel in the serenity of the environment and let the natural beauty fill your senses. Return to your Jiuzhaigou hotel for a relaxing evening.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Jiuzhaigou

  4. Today's adventure takes you to the incredible Huanglong Scenic Area, known for its terraced pools and otherworldly limestone formations.

    Explore the travertine formations that create an otherworldly scene of turquoise ponds and cascading waterfalls. The vibrant colors of Huanglong's pools contrast beautifully with the surrounding forested mountains.

    Huanglong Scenic Area
    Huanglong Scenic Area

    Hike along the trails, take in the unique sights, and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.

    Return to Jiuzhaigou for another night's stay.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Jiuzhaigou

  5. Depart Jiuzhaigou and set off on a scenic drive to Emei Mountain. On the way, you'll visit Leshan.

    Experience a boat tour that brings you face to face with the awe-inspiring Leshan Buddha Statue, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

    Leshan Buddha Statue Boat Trip
    Experience a boat trip to admire the Leshan Buddha Statue

    Afterwards, continue your journey to Emei Mountain and arrive at the foothills. Check into your accommodation and unwind amidst the tranquil surroundings.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: at Mt. Emei

  6. Emei Mountain is a majestic UNESCO World Heritage site known for its serene beauty and rich cultural significance. With its lush forests, ancient temples, and mist-shrouded peaks, it holds a prominent place in Chinese Buddhism and offers a captivating blend of nature and spirituality.

    Today, take an unforgettable cable car ride up to the Golden Peak of Mt. Emei, the highest of the mountain's peaks. At the summit, be greeted by panoramic vistas of rolling clouds and mist-covered landscapes - the famous Sea of Clouds.

    Mt. Emei in Sichuan
    Golden Peak of Mt. Emei

    Descend from the mountain and begin your journey back to Chengdu. As you return to the city, reflect on the natural wonders you've encountered during your journey.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Chengdu

  7. Your day begins with a visit to the Giant Panda Breeding & Research Base, a haven for these beloved creatures. Observe their playful antics and learn about conservation efforts.

    Chengdu Pandas
    Baby Pandas in Chengdu Giant Panda Base

    Continue to the Sichuan Cuisine Museum of Chengdu, where you'll participate in a hands-on cooking class. Master the art of cooking spicy Sichuan dishes under the guidance of skilled chefs.

    In the evening, take a leisurely stroll along Chunxi Road, lined with shops, eateries, and lively entertainment. Return to your hotel in Chengdu for a final night's stay.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: in Chengdu

    Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Museum
    Making Mapo Tofu at Sichuan Cuisine Museum

  8. Enjoy a leisurely morning, perhaps indulging in a last-minute exploration or souvenir shopping.

    Your driver will escort you to the airport or train station, ensuring a seamless departure for your onward journey to your next destination or back home.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

 

Price Includes

  • 7 nights' accommodation in well-selected hotels;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets to/off Chengdu;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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