Welcome to Chengdu, a well-known city in Sichuan Province. Upon your arrival, our driver will meet you at the exit of the airport/train station and drive you to Dujiangyan for overnight stay. Western Sichuan Adventure will begin Tomorrow.
08:00-08:35: Drive to Dujiangyan
08:40-10:40: Visit Dujiangyan Irrigation Project
11:00-12:30: Drive to Taopingqiangzhai
12:30-13:30: Lixian county to have local food
13:50-15:10: Visit Taopingqiangzhai (qiang village), we shall meet a local minority granny, she speak local but can let us to see the 2200 years watching tower.
We are going to the Taopingqiaozhai which is 2200+ years. The driver will find a local granny to take us into village. She is funny, also she can not speak english, but you may use your translate app to help, she loves take pictures, will invite you to take lots photos.
15:10-16:20: Drive to Bipenggou national park (caution: we must arrive there before 16:45. cause we can not go inside if it closed)
16:30-17:00: Drive from entrance to hotel which is inside national park. You can have dinner in the hotel and enjoy the Hot spring in the evening.
Whole day exploration in Bipenggou National Park, which is likened to "the beautiful back of Siguniang Mountain", is famous for its beautiful natural scenery, perfect natural ecological landscape, and excellent ecological environment. The scenic spot integrates the scenery of plateau, glacier, hot spring and canyon. There are strange peaks in the ditch, deep canyons, vertical and horizontal glaciers, waterfalls flying, and a wide variety of wild animals and plants.
8:30-9:00: Start to get out of national park
09:00-14:00: On the way to Danba Tibetan village which built along the valley. You can stop anywhere on the way, because it's nice looking country highway.
also you may have chance to stop at Xisuo village. that's a king of local's house with a small community in the past. and theirs people still live at that place. if it's open you get some nice picture. but the small village maybe closed by cov19, driver glad to help you to check on the way.
15:00-16:00: a home visiting at Danba village. which nearby your hotel
family visit in Danba. also the host is a stone drawing craftsman, he gonna show you how to write tibetan on a stone. you will try the fame made yak butter tea and some snacks at home.
Danba county to Snow Mountain Yala. You will stay in a nice hotel in danba. so may leave bit late.
9:30-11:30: Drive from Danba to Yala. On the way you can stop for any pretty spot if you want, also you will stop for a yala snow mountain watching platform. Driver will take you have local lunch on the way, then you entry the snow national park.
12:30-13:00: check in
17:00-17:40: dinner at service center
① Caution for the wild animals
② There is a friendly black dog near your hotel, but try to not very close to it.
③ Inside national park, there is less food and service. so dinner is simple food dinning with the stuff at sere center, they will cook for us. about 45-50/pp. Breakfast are noodle mike and fried egg
④ Rooms have no heating. (close in low season) but they will give us electric heating and more quilt.
⑤ Be care the slippery icey road when you treking
⑥ Maybe driver will take you to update the cov19 test today in danba if it's needed
08:30: Have breakfast at hotel
10:00: Leave from hotel
10:00-10:50: Drive to Huiyuansi（惠远寺）, the wall made of stupas, the farm just outside the temple hs lots yaks. but maybe the temple closed by cov19, still go to go and try.
11:00-11:40: Visit the temple or the things outside
11:40-12:00: Drive to a nice local restaurant
12:20 - 12:30: Drive to the Mini Seda
12:30-14:00: Village and temple visit
14:00-14:20: Drive to Tagong Stupa
15:00: Check in hotel
Say farewell to Western Sichuan, where you must left many wonderful moments. We will drive you to Chengdu and catch the afternoon flight back to your sweet home.
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
Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.
Travel and health insurance when travel with us.
A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.
International and domestic flights not indicated.
Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides
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.