Many tourists travelling to China will make a stop in Chengdu to see the lovely pandas. And the Leshan Giant Buddha is also an impressive thing to see nearby Chengdu city. This 3 days tour will show you both of them and more of Chengdu city.
Jinli Old Street, Jinsha Site Museum, Chengdu Panda Breeding Center, and Wuhou Temple, Leshan Giant Buddha
AM: In the morning at 07:30, the driver in Xian will meet you in hotel lobby and transfer to Xian Bei Station for the train D1917 (09:00-12:28) to Chengdu. Please get off the train at Cheng Du Dong Station. The local guide will greet you at exit by holding the welcome board with your name.
Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: After train station pickup, 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. After then you will pay a visit to Jinsha Site Museum. The large numbers of unearthed cultural relics in the museum will explain some basic facts of Shu Kingdom in about 3000 years ago. When the visit ends, you will be escorted to hotel
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: After lunch 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).
Afterwords, come to explore the local food and culture inKuanzhai Alley, which has a long history and can date back to the Qing Dynasty. Now the old alleys have been converted into one of the top attractions in Chengdu. Strolling along the streets, you still can see many well-preserved Qing Dynasty buildings. In addition to appreciating the traditional architecture, you also can savor some local delicacies. As a UNESCO City of Gastronomy, Chengdu will surprise you with its delicious food.
AM: Drive for about 2 hours to our destination – Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area. Leshan Giant Buddha was engraved on a cliff face. With his head reaching top of the cliff and his feet treading on the river face, the Buddha has a total height of 71 meters.
Noon: When you arrive there you will firstly have an early lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: After lunch we will start the sightseeing from the temple which locates behind the Buddha’s head. And you will pay a visit to Wuyou Temple, a Buddhist temple originally built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) which is well known for the collection of terracotta sculptures and Chinese calligraphic paintings.
After the tour you will be escorted to Chengdu train station or airport 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.