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Panda Base: The largest and most successful giant panda breeding and research center, where you can get close to study this lovely creature.
Leshan Giant Buddha: the biggest stone Buddha statue.
Play with Sichuan cuisine. As the only “eatable museum” in the world, Sichuan Cuisine Museum presents a brand new experience trip, where you can not only visit using eyes and ears, but can also use your mouth, nose and hands, so to help you know Sichuan cuisine, study Sichuan cuisine, and love Sichuan cuisine, through playing with Sichuan cuisine
Wide and Narrow Alley, People’s Park: present you the most typical Chengdu Life.
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10 days trip
Day 1 Airport to Hotel Hotel: Dorsett Grand Hotel Chengdu or same level
After a long flight, a rest is possibly what you need, so after meeting you in the airport, our tour guide will coach you directly to the hotel, and get ready for the following journey.
Dinner: Chinese dishes
Day 2 Chengdu Hotel: Dorsett Grand Hotel Chengdu or same level
Programs for today include the Panda Base, Wuhou Temple and Jinli Ancient Street.
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is inarguably one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of southern China. It serves as the world’s largest and most successful giant panda breeding center. More than a center for just giant pandas, the base also has facilities for red pandas, golden monkeys, South China tigers and other regional endangered species from around Sichuan province.
In the afternoon, you will transfer to Wuhou Temple, which is located in downtown Chengdu. It is the only temple with the Emperor’s tomb and his officials’ tomb integrated together, which tells one of the most well-known history of China. Jinli Ancient Street, as part of Wuhou Temple Museum, is particularly representative of Chengdu, and reflects the essence of life in this city: tea houses, inns, restaurants, bars, drama stages, local snacks, artware, local specialties, showing to the world the special charm of the culture of Three Kingdom, as well as the folkway of Sichuan people.
Breakfast: buffet in hotel Lunch: Chinese dishes Dinner: Sichuan hotpot
Sichuan Opera show (optional): RMB320
Day 3 Chengdu/Leshan/Mt. Emei Hotel: Century Sunshine Hotel Chengdu or same level
Leave Chengdu in early morning, you will travel along Huanglongxi ancient town, and arrive in Leshan in the afternoon.
Huanglongxi Ancient Town has a history of more than 1,700 years. The town features ancient streets, trees, temples, ferry terminals, houses along its curving alleys, and simple and unsophisticated folk customs that have been passed on for generations, making it a famous natural photographic film base too. Leshan Giant Buddha is the tallest stone Buddha statue in the world, carved out of a cliff face by an 8th-century monk in southern Sichuan province. The Giant Buddha overlooks the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers and faces the sacred Mount Emei (with which it shares its World Heritage status.
Stay in the Century Sunshine Hotel in the evening, not far from where, you can go join the well-known Dancing Ladies
Breakfast: buffet in hotel Lunch: Huanglongxi flavor Dinner: Leshan flavor
Day 4 Mt. Emei/Chengdu Hotel: Dorsett Grand Hotel Chengdu or same level
Mt. Emei is located in Leshan City. It is like a huge green screen standing in the southwest of the Chengdu Plain. Looking its winding and beautiful figure, you will find that it resembles very much an eyebrow of a girl. It is the highest one among all the famous sight-seeing mountains in China. You will take a cable car going to the Golden Summit and spend most of the day exploring the nature and Buddhism wonders. In the afternoon, you will return back to Chengdu before dinner time.
Breakfast: buffet in hotel Lunch: Chinese dishes Dinner: local snacks
Day 5 Chengdu/Jiuzhai Valley Hotel: Jiuzhaigou Sheraton Hotel or same level
Before flying to Jiuzhai Valley in the afternoon, we will visit Jinsha Site Museum. This museum is built to protect, study and display the archaeological finds of Jinsha Site, which has the world’s most concentrated ancient ivory among its kind in the same period, is one of the sites that have unearthed the most gold articles compared with others in the same period in China, and unearthed the most jade among all its kind of the Bronze Age, the greatest archaeological discovery in the 21st century.
Breakfast: buffet in hotel Lunch: Chinese dishes Dinner: buffet in Sheraton
Day 6 Jiuzhai Valley Hotel: Jiuzhaigou Sheraton Hotel or same level
Today will be spent to discover this wonderland. It is said that if there should be wonderlands on the earth, Jiuzhai Valley must be one of them. There is no equal elsewhere that has sceneries and fables of dreamlike eloquence, or natural purities like a fairyland as it. Remember to carry your camera.
Breakfast: buffet in hotel
Tibetan and Zang show (optional): RMB360
Breakfast: buffet in hotel Lunch: box lunch Dinner: buffet in hotel
Day 7 Jiuzhaigou/Chengdu Hotel: Dorsett Grand Hotel Chengdu or same level
In the morning, we will leave for Muni Valley, which is a geologic museum of miscellaneous natural landscape formed by the rare karst calcification in high and cold mountain area. In late afternoon, we will fly back to Chengdu.
Breakfast: buffet in hotel Lunch: Chinese dishes Dinner: Chinese dishes
Day 8 Chengdu/Mt. Qingcheng/Dujiangyan Hotel: Dujiangyan Holiday Inn or same level
It always makes us feel fresh to have a deep breathe in the green forest in the morning. Mount Qingcheng is a world cultural heritage and one of the four Daoism mountains, and also the inspiration source and filming place of Gongfu Panda.
After lunch, we will coach to Dujiangyan Irrigation System, the oldest and only surviving no-dam irrigation system in the world; and a wonder in the development of Chinese science, which still plays a crucial role in draining off floodwater, irrigating farms and providing water resources for more than 50 cities in the province.
Breakfast: buffet in hotel Lunch: Chinese dishes Dinner: Mt. Qingcheng flavor
Day 9 Dujiangyan/Chengdu Hotel: Dorsett Grand Hotel Chengdu or same level
Sichuan Cuisine Museum presents a brand new museum idea, tourists can not only visit using eyes and ears, but can also use mouth, nose and hands, so to help know Sichuan cuisine through playing with Sichuan cuisine. In this farm-like garden, you can taste classical snacks for free while wandering along to find different surprises which restore the old Chengdu flavor; closely appreciate over 6000 cultural relics; visit collection gallery stored with cooking wares from over 3000 years ago, the most expensive one worth over RMB 4 million; experience the process of making world-famous Pixian chili been paste; worship kitchen god in the biggest ancestral hall and get precious Sichuan cuisine recipe; cook Sichuan dishes with step-by-step help of English-speaking cooks in a private room.
After lunch cooked by yourself, we will have a relaxed afternoon in downtown Chengdu. Wide and Narrow Alley is a microcosm of the city’s history as well as a deep mark in local people’s memory.
Breakfast: buffet in hotel Lunch: DIY dish in Sichuan Cuisine Museum Dinner: Chinese dishes
Day 10 Depart from Chengdu
Our tour guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and accompany you to Shuangliu International Airport for your next destination. We hope that you enjoyed this trip, and we would be more than happy to welcome for your next trip.
Breakfast: buffet in hotel