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Chengdu Cultural Heritage & Panda Tour (3 Day )

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Day 1: Chengdu

Stop At: Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), No.1375 Xiongmao Avenue the Outside Northern Third Ring Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu 610081 China
In the Panda Base, you will see lovely Giant Pandas and much smaller but more energetic Red Pandas. If lucky, you will also see newly born or very young Pandas. It's a reserve centre where Pandas are really taken good care of, and trying to help them with the issue of extremely low newborn rate.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Wenshu Yuan Monastery, No.66 Wenshuyuan Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610017 China
Wenshu Monastery is the best-preserved Buddhist temple in Chengdu. It is the home of the Buddhist Association of Sichuan Province and Chengdu City. The temple was initially built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and remain very active nowadays for both Buddhist people and visitors. The nice gardens, traditional building inside and the lively neighbourhood are nice to walk around and explore.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: WenShuFang Folk and Culture Street, Wenshuyuan Main Street, Chengdu China
Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant by the monastery. Explore the area and visit a market after lunch. Then pick up a brush pen and learn about Chinese calligraphy.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chengdu Renmin Park, No.12 Shaocheng Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
Explore the People's Park, where you will find people relax, enjoy life - from outdoor singing and dancing, from Mahjong game to Taichi practice. It's is one of the best places in Chengdu to sense the positive attitude of living of local people.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Dinner: Famous Sichuan Hotpot Dinner in a local restaurant.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Chengdu / Leshan / Emei Mountain

Stop At: Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo), No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000 China
The Leshan Giant Buddha is a statue of Maitreya in sitting posture. The Buddha is located at the confluence of three rivers. The statue makes itself the most renowned scenic spot in that city. Begun in the year 713 in the Tang Dynasty, and finished in the year 803, the statue took people more than 90 years to carve. During these years, thousands of workers had expended their efforts and wisdom on the project.

After visiting the Buddha, travel to Suji, an unknown old town where you will see the most original lifestyle you may find in Chengdu with old teahouses, local markets, restaurants, traditional buildings and friendly people.

Travel up to the tea villages on the hills, enjoy the scenery and learn about the process of tea producing. Try picking tea buds and tasting fresh tea in the local tea farmer's house.

Travel to Baoguo Monastery at the foot of Emei Mountain.
Duration: 10 hours

Stop At: Baoguo Temple, The foot of Emei Mountain, Emeishan 614200 China
Overnight stay in Baoguo Monastery. This is a very cool experience - the monastery is the biggest and one of the oldest in the area. You may explore the monastery in the free time, enjoy some quiet time before dinner in the Monastery's vegetarian canteen or head out to the main street for local cuisines.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Baoguo Monastery Stay (Basic, Free Wifi, Public Washroom)

Day 3: Emei Mountain / Chengdu

Stop At: Mount Emei (Emeishan), Emeishan 614201 China
Full day visit Emei Mountain. Enjoy a walk visiting monasteries, brooks, forests along the way of a nice loop half-way up the mountain and take a bus ride back. You may also take the option of going directly to the summit instead of doing the walk.

Once descend from the mountain, drive back to Chengdu.
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up at your hotel or the preferred location.
Duration
3 days
Inclusions
  • 1x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance to Panda Base, Wenshu Temple, Giant Buddha, Baoguo Monastery and Emei Mountain
  • Overnight Stay in Baoguo Monastery & Entrance
  • English Speaking Local Guide
  • Wenshu Market & Calligraphy Class
  • Suji Old Town & Tea Village Visit
  • Return Bus to Emei Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)
  • Entry/Admission - Wenshu Yuan Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - WenShuFang Folk and Culture Street
  • Entry/Admission - Chengdu Renmin Park
  • Entry/Admission - Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
  • Entry/Admission - Baoguo Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Emei (Emeishan)
Exclusions
  • Accommodation in Chengdu
  • Gratuities
  • Cable Car at the Summit of Emei Mountain
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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