2-day Chengdu Smart TourIf you are having a China tour with your friends, you can not miss this Chengdu tour! During this Chengdu tour, you will visit the natural famous scenic spots like Chengdu Panda Base , Leshan Giant Buddha , Mt.Emei Golden Summit and Wannian Monastery. So you can get a glimpse of traditional Chinese culture.All in all ,You will have a wonderful Chengdu Tour.
|Tour Dates||Destinations||Services Provided||Meals Included|
|Day 1||Chengdu||Chengdu Panda Base & Leshan Giant Buddha .||Lunch|
|Day 2||Chengdu||Mt.Emei Golden Summit & Wannian Monastery.||Breakfast,Lunch,|
Place and Transportation:Pick up from your hotel around 8:30, Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Centre,Leshan Giant Buddha
Today's Activities:Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Centre,Leshan Giant Buddha.
We will pick you up from your hotel at around 8:30am and then we are going to see the lovely pandas. Located in northern suburb of Chengdu, the Panda Base (Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Centre) takes us about 50 minutes to get there from downtown area. In this park-like base, we are sure to see many pandas at one time that we cannot realize in other places all over the world.
After lunch, head for Leshan City in about 2 hours. Once arriving in Leshan, we will board a riverboat for the best view of the Leshan Giant Buddha. The massive Buddha was carved out of a cliff face more than a thousand years ago, but now it is still well preserved in good shape, with his full and serene face. Then cruise back to the port and drive to your hotel in Leshan - Huasheng Hotel, a nice 4 star hotel in the city of Leshan. Dinner will be arranged at the hotel. After diner, explore the city on your own and free on your own.
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding: Established in 1987, the Base has been being a nonprofit organization specializing in protecting, researching and breeding of rare wild animals, especially giant pandas, one of the commonly recognized national treasures of China.With the completion of the extension project, the area of Chengdu Research of Giant Panda Breeding has been enlarged from 1,060,000 square meters to be 2,000,000 square meters, where is covered with rich vegetation and giant pandas, lesser pandas, black-necked cranes, white storks, white swans, black swans, wild gooses, mandarin ducks, peacocks, golden monkey and some other endangered animals are fed.
Leshan Giant Buddha:The giant sitting Buddha was proposed to be built by Monk Haitong in a bid to weaken the flow of water and reduce water disaster. It was carved from 713 AD and not completed until 803 AD, costing an unprecedented amount of manpower and material resources. On December 16th of 1996, this massive spectacular Buddha statue was officially authorized as "World Cultural and Natural Heritage" and was placed on the World Heritage List by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).
Place & Transport:Emei Golden Summit- Wannian Monastery by bus.
Today's Activities: Emei Golden Summit & Wannian Monastery .
After breakfast, move on to the entrance to Mt. Emei. The 30-km ride takes only half hour. First take a 22-seat bus, then drive about one and half hours along the mountain road from the gate to the cable car station in the middle of the montain, then take the cableway up to the site near the summit. So walk about 10 minutes you will get to the golden summit - the top of Mt.Emei. Mt. Emei is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China. It was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.After lunch we would take the sightseeing bus down to the middle of the mountain. By the cable car directly to where the Wannian Monastery locates at, we are sure to be surprised by the wonderful skill used to build this ancient temple. Walk down through the one-sky-line rock, monkey region and Qingyin Pavilion, we are going to arrive at the foot of mountain after one and a half hour. Get on our private car to go back Chengdu.
Emei-mountain- Located in Sichuan Province, Emei Mountain's history has been recorded for over 2,000 years, during which time a rich Buddhist cultural heritage has accumulated. Atop the Golden Summit, which is 3,099 meters high, one can enjoy the sunrise, seas of clouds, the Buddha's halo and the sunset glow.
Wannian Monastery-one of the eight temples in Mt. Emei. It was firstly built in the 2nd year of Yuanxi Period in East Jin Dynasty, and named “Samantabhadra Temple” at that time. It was renamed White Water Samantabhadra Temple in Song Dynasty. In the 28th year of Wanli Period in Ming Dynasty (1600 A.D.), the hall without beam brick was built and then completed in the second year and changed its name to Shengshou Ten Thousand Year Temple.
|Travelling Party||Tour Cost Per Person|
|10 persons up||$263|
The prices above are based on two sharing rooms. If one person shares one room, please contact our trip advisors. Hotel in use: Holiday Inn Express Temple of Heaven
|Leshan||/||Huasheng Hotel ( 4 star )||/|
Q: Is this a private tour, or will there be other people in the car or van with us?
A: This is an exclusive private half day Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
Q: Can we upgrade to a luxury and centrally located hotel?
A: Yes, You can. Sunworld Hotel Beijing or Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing is a good choice. Please contact our trip advisors for a upgraded hotel with new quotatons.
Q: I need very flexible schedule. For example, if we feel tired, can we change the plan and go back to the hotel instead of carry on the rest of the day schedule?
A: Yes, you can since it is a private tour. You have the right to change your finalised itinerary within reasonable scope. Usually you cannnot deduct the cost for your unfinished tour.
Q: We've heard a lot about the terrible food on the organised tour. Can you elaborate on the meals included?
A: For most of our pre-arranged Beijing China tour packages you take, we arrange delicious Chinese lunches or dinners at nice restaurants during your trip.
Q: What about the tour guide?
A: They all have the official licenses for tour guide service. They all love their work and are ready to render their good services to you.
Q: How about the vehicle?
A: For all the small private tours you book through us, we arrange the cars or vans like Red Flag ( Chinese National Car ), Hyundai Sonata; Van Refine 10 or Van Mercedes MB100. If you prefer deluxe or super deluxe cars or vans, please feel free to consult our trip advisors for new quotations.
Q: How about the driver?
A: All the drivers have the official licenses with over 5 years' driving experience. All drivers select the most dynamic route, observe local traffic regulations. Refrain from smoking, eating and drinking in the passenger's presence.
Q: Are gratuities included?
A: If you feel you enjoyed yourself and had a great time, gratuities are greatly appreciated.
Q: What happens if it rains?
A: The tour runs rain or shine.
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