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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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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide will pick you up in the hotel lobby
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Tasty lunch in authentic local restaurant
  • Free hotel tour guide pickup and drop-off service with 3rd ring road.
  • Private transportation in Leshan ( from Leshan railway station -Leshan Giant Buddha-lunch place-railway station)
  • Public transportation(Metro or taxi) to/from Chengdu railway station from Chengdu hotel
  • Entry/Admission - Chengdu East Railway Station East Square
  • Entry/Admission - Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
  • Private expenses
  • River Cruise to view Leshan Giant Buddha(70rmb/person),according to the actual situation,if there was a long queue on the top to go down the foot of Giant Buddha, river cruise is recommended instead waiting for a long time on the top.
  • Hotel pick-up&drop-off surcharge if the hotel is out of 3rd ring road
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Please provide all travelers' names & passport numbers at time of booking for purchasing train tickets
  • Subject to availability of high speed train. If canceled due to no train ticket, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • During busy season, there might be a wait of more than an hour to go down to the foot of Giant Buddha. In this case, a river cruise is recommended (own expense).
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Other language((besides English and Chinese) tour guide is depend on the availability
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Withjin a day's ride from Changdu, this is one of China's most spectacular religious monuments. Your can climb the mountain and see the BudhhA FROM THE TOP AND/OR CLIMB TO THE BOTTOM AND LOOK UP, OR SEE IT EASLY FROM A BOAT RIDE ON THE...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

This place is quiet special , they have carved palaces into the mountain. They have carved statues into the mountain with masterful precision. There are several huge Buddha’s inside and another massive one on the outside of the mountain facing the river . Well worth...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

The giant Buddha is really big. Actually, it is said that this is the largest sitting Buddha in the world. This buddha has good Fengshui and had helped avoided flood disaster during ancient times. Plus, food in the city is so delicious. My mouth is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank FancyPandaLover
Reviewed February 5, 2018

We took the tour to Leshan with our fabulous guide Winnie. It started with a fast and comfortable train ride to Leshan. Then a short boat trip to see the buddha. This was very enjoyable and beautiful. Winnie our guide was so knowledgeable and funny....More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Roccodenver
Reviewed November 29, 2017

To say that I had a tremendous experience would be an overwhelming understatement. Amy X. was exceptionally early and punctual in all of our agendas. Incredibly personable, friendly, intuitive,knowledgeable in historical facts, has keen culinary interest,well spoken English. We sang Beatles songs and had some...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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westchinago-travel, Manager at Westchinago, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Dear Justin, Thank you so much for choosing our service. I am very proud of our team,our guides,drivers are all professional and with great passion. We cherish every traveler's experience. Our guides(Amy is one of them,of course) will take you to the places where you...More

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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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