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Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu

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This enjoyable day trip from Chengdu takes you by comfortable high-speed train to the Leshan Giant Buddha, built in China’s Tang Dynasty,over 1300 years.
As you walk the ancient red sand cliff road at this UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will marvel at the 1300-year-old Leshan Giant Buddha.
In addition,your guide  will also take you to much less travel path to Local fishing village and Mahao Grottoes.
A tasty lunch in authentic  local restaurant is included.
  • An in-depth tour of Leshan Giant Buddha with fishing village visit
  • Travel by high-speed rail from Chengdu on an informative private tour
  • Upgrade to a river cruise for spectacular views of the the statue
  • Includes entrance fees, transportation, and lunch
What to Expect
Your guide will pick you up directly at your Chengdu hotel. Head to the Chengdu train station to a hop the high-speed railway to Leshan. You’ll pass by scenic seasonal landscapes, from springtime eruptions of yellow rapeseed flowers to crimson autumn harvests.
Arriving at the Giant Buddha Park, you’ll get a firsthand peek at the massive monolith, a serene, seated Buddha emerging from a red clay cliff face. Take time to explore the 1,300-year-old site as you learn about the days of the Tang Dynasty in China. Then climb to the top of Lingyun Hill for a panorama of three rivers. You can also upgrade to an optional river cruise.
Meet with local fishermen, discover 2,000-year-old grottoes, and enjoy a tasty local lunch in Old Leshan before heading back.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great day full of new experiences!! First, we had a high speed train travel to Leshan (sooo cool). Then, the Giant Buddha took our breath (go and see it, it's a must). Taking the river cruise was the best option to see...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2019

Thank you WestChinaGo for making our trip to Chengdu so special and memorable. As mentioned in multiple reviews, Lily is a pleasure to work with - responsive, efficient, resourceful, and extremely knowledgeable. Most importantly, Lily is a kind and wonderful person who truly cares about...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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westchinago-travel, Owner at Westchinago, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2019

Dear Felicia, Thank you so much for signing up tripadvisor and leave your first review for us! It is my pleasure to arrange your family visit and welcome you back at anytime!!! Take care and all the best! Lily Chen

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great experience, nice food, the guide...Flora...allowed me to do whatever I felt best for my day. Thank you!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

We enjoyed the boat ride to the Leshan Giant Buddha. The weather was nice. We really got a great view. We could see the whole Buddha from the boat. I can not do a lot of stairs so the boat was the best way to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

We visited the Leshan Giant Buddha as part of an itinerary which included a few days in Chengdu. When we visited, there had been ten days of heavy rain, so we could not make the approach by boat as planned, as the jetties were flooded!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from jtsaunders2018 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know about now. We were there in July when there had been a huge amount of rain and the jetties for the boats were submerged, so we couldn't make the approach by boat, but we were still able to visit the... More
July 9, 2018|
Response from Roccodenver | Reviewed this property |
I arranged the tour from the States on line. My guides name was winnie. she was outstanding and the whole day was a joy. i cannot recommend her enough she is great. had a great meal and winnie also provided great... More
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