Chengdu is well-known for pandas, delicious Sichuan Food like hotpot, and it is a large but relaxed city with many natural sites
Chengdu is a city of pandas. The lovely giant pandas are the No.1 reason tourists come to visit Chengdu
Wandering Wenshu Monastery, a hidden Buddhist temple in hustling downtown Chengdu
Visit the Leshan Giant Buddha on a sightseeing boat to enjoy the Buddha from afar
Welcome to Chengdu, the Teahouse-hopping and Chilies in China. Upon arriving in Chengdu, our tour guide will meet you and escort you to the hotel for a rest. The rest of the day is your own leisure time.
Shuangliu International Airport is located in Shuangliu County, southwest of Chengdu City, about 16 kilometres away from Chengdu City.
Let's start our fantastic Sichuan Mountain Culture Tour. On this day, you will be driven about 2 hours to Leshan and visit Leshan Giant Buddha carved out of the cliffs at the confluence of the Dadu, Minjiang River and Qingyi Rivers. After that, you will be driven to Mt. Emei to visit Baoguo Monastery. You will stay overnight at the foot of Mt. Emei.
It takes 2hrs and 15 mins ( 143.5 km ) from Chengdu to Leshan.
It takes 54 mins ( 40 km ) from Leshan Giant Buddha to Mt.Emei
After enjoying the breakfast at the hotel, our professional tour guide will take you to visit Mt. Emei, the highest of China's four holy mountains. The sightseeing bus will bring you to Leidongping first, where you need to walk to Jieyin Palace to take the cable car up to appreciate the natural scenery around the Golden Summit, and descend by the cable car later.
Take the bus to Wannian Temple parking lot, where you will take the cable car up to visit the Wannian (Myriad Years) Temple which is the field for Samantabhadra. Walkthrough Qingyin (Pure Note) Pavilion, the biggest natural ecology reserve area for monkeys.
Afterwards, get to the parking lot to take the sightseeing bus down to the foot of the mountain. After the tour of Mt. Emei, you will be driven back to Chengdu.
It takes 2hrs and 46 mins ( 166 km ) from Mt. Emei to Chengdu.
Get up early and then hop in a car to explore the Panda Base, which is 15 kilometres away from the urban area. It is the only panda base in China. If you are animal lovers, this tour is an ideal one for you. You will have a chance to be a volunteer to feed and clean panda and observe their behaviour closely. This is must be a memorable experience for your whole life. followed by a trip to Du Fu's Thatched Roof Cottage and the Wenshu Temple, where you can spend some time sitting in its tea house to enjoy a cup of tea and absorb the special atmosphere of Chengdu.
Then, you will be escorted to the airport for your onward flight.
There are many buses directly leading to the Panda Base. You can take them nearby: Panda base - Wuhou Temple, panda base -Sanxingdui, and Panda Base - Airport shuttle bus.
It takes 27 mins ( 14.4 km ) from Chengdu City to the Panda Base.
It takes 45 mins ( 19.3 km ) from Panda Base to the Du Fu's Thatched Roof Cottage.
It takes 29 mins ( 8.1 km ) from Du Fu's Thatched Roof Cottage to Wenshu Temple
Private transportation through out the itinerary.
All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary
Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides
Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.
Travel and health insurance when travel with us.
8, A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.
International and domestic flights not indicated.
Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.
Food, Lunch or dinner not specified
Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned
We will upgrade trains to 1st class where available if book the tour 5 months in advance of departure.
There is no problem to travel Silk Road during Ramadan.
Complimentary 2 bottles of water each person on daily use.
We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.
All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.
Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.
Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct are the best time to visit Silk Road. And we strongly suggest you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. No need to worry about high altitude along the Silk Road. We will prepare Oxygen bags if the package includes Xiahe, Qinghai Lake and Taxkorgan County.
We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.
Cancellation prior 15-29 days – 15% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 7-15 days – 30% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 2-7 days – 50% charge of the total land cost.
Cancellation prior 1-in the process of the tour – No refund unless it is agreed by SRT.
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