This private day tour will show you Chengdu Giant Panda Base and Jinsha Site Museum. In the morning you will have a close look at the lovely pandas. And in the afternoon you will explore the archeology museum of Jinsha Site. It is especially popular for tourists who have interest in archeology and Chinese history.
AM: 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, 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 on your own.
PM: In the afternoon, you will pay a visit to Jinsha Site Museum.
It is an excellent place to learn about Chengdu’s history. There are thousands of cultural relics that can date back to 3000 years ago. You will follow your knowledgeable tour guide to appreciate the precious artifacts such as golden sun bird disc, golden mask, bronze standing figure and stone tiger, and get to know the stories behind them. You also can enjoy a leisurely walk around the lovely park.
Afterwords, come to explore the local food and culture in Kuanzhai 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.