If you want to see lovely pandas, you shoulder never miss a stop in Chengdu. You can see pandas in quiet a few cities in China, but Chengdu is the best places to go because the city’s location and the advanced work in panda reserch and protection field. In this tour, you will spend morning time with pandas, and in the afternoon, you will visit some other highlight tourist sites in city area.
Chengdu Giant Panda Base, Dufu Thatched Cottage, Wide and Narrow Valley, People’s Park
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fees
In the morning at about 08:30, your guide and driver will meet you in your hotel lobby and escort you to Chengdu Giant Panda Base. Arriving in the panda center you will 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. And you will watch a movie about panda’s living habit, reproduce, their current living situation, and development of panda protection work in China. You will spend the whole morning time with these lovely creatures.
In the afternoon, you will pay a visit to Dufu Thatched Cottage. 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 poets. 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.
The following stop is Wide and Narrow Alley, a typical Qing Dynasty West Sichuan architecture style. You will wander at the allies here and listen to the informative explanation about the ever history and story of this places.
Concludes today’s tour with a relaxing walk in People’s Park, a popular amusement site among local people. In the park there are also some cultural relics and historic steles that bear the city’s history in the past century. If you have interest, your guide will be very glad to explain them to you.
When the tour ends, you will be escorted back to hotel at about 17:30. We’ll not appoint restaurant or dish for your lunch today, your guide will offer advice according to your interest.
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.