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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.
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
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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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
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
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
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 buddha.
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
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 knowledge about the statutes and the area.