Take a morning flight to Chengdu, we will pick you up from the airport exit and drive you to Kangding. On the way, you will visit the Shangli Ancient Town, a famous historical town in Sichuan, and also the Southern Silk Road in ancient times. the town is surrounded by mountains and rivers, it still retains many stilted building in Ming and Qing Dynasty. Arrive in Kangding, check in your hotel and have a good rest.
Today we will depart from Kangding to Danba with the stunning scenery along the way, visit Tagong Temple after crossing the Zheduo Mountain. Tagong Temple is a famous Sakya (Huajiao) temple in Ganzi Prefecture. With a history of more than a thousand years, it is an important sacred place for Tibetans to worship in the Kham region. Then pay a visit to Muya Pagoda, It was built in 1997 by Zhuqing Temple, one of the six Buddhist temples of the Ningma. Here you will explore the Buddhism culture and history. After that, we will also visit the Nunnery and Huiyuan Temple. Arrive in Danba, enjoy a tour at the Jiaju Tibetan Village, one of the most beautiful ancient rural towns.
Today we will head to Mt. Suguniang with about 2hrs driving. On the way, visit the Zhonglu Tibetan Village, which is located in the northeast of Danba County, You will see the ancient building with a long history. Then pay a visit to Wori Tusi Village, explore the local lifestyle and culture. If the weather is fine, we will enjoy the sunset of Mt. Siguniang.
Full day sightseeing in Mt. Siguniang, if the weather is good, we can also enjoy the sunrise of Mt. Siguniang. Siguniang Mountain is a paradise for hikers. The canyon mountain road is rugged and narrow, and the flowered alpine meadows are gorgeous. We will start today's hiking tour in Changping Valley, mainly composed of forests, canyons and snowy mountains on the top of the canyon. There are Zhangmuzhai, Lama Temple, Ganhaizi, and spectacular waterfalls in the scenic area.
We will back to Chengdu today. On the way, visit Wolong China Giant Panda Garden, The largest captive population of giant pandas. Here, you can explore the daily life of the cute pandas, and see them eating bamboo at their active time. Then visit the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, which is the great technological achievement of ancient China. For more than 2,300 years of irrigation, Dujiangyan has benefited the local people just as it prevents Min River basin from annual flooding and made the ancient Shu State a famed 'land of abundance'. This system still plays an indispensable function in agriculture.
Private transportation through out the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.
Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.
All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary
Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides (French, Italy, Russian, German can be arranged per your request)
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.
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.