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8-Day China Classic Tour of Chengdu, Leshan and Guilin

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Overview:

This tour starts from Chengdu, the Hometown of Giant Pandas, where you can enjoy the classic day trip in the downtown area for all the classics. Extend to Mount Emei and Leshan Giant Buddha, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, for striking natural beauty and exceptional cultural Buddhist sites. To Guilin you will enter into an unbelievable relaxing resort with extremely beautiful landscape – relax your body and soul not only in the fantastic Yangshuo countryside with endless Karst views but also among the rice paddies in the peaceful mountainous area in Longsheng County.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tour Code

CHN8D7N-CDLG-971

Duration

8 Days/ 7 Nights
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Itinerary

Day 1Chengdu Arrival

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Chengdu

Welcome to Chengdu! Chengdu is well known as the “Land of abundance”. The seven-day tour will start from Chengdu, where you’ll discover more of Chengdu’s amazing stories. After retrieving your luggage, you will find your local guide waiting for you in the Arrival Hall of the airport, holding a welcome sign with your name on it. After a warm greeting, you will be taken to the hotel in a comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle and your guide will help you with the check-in.

Day 2Chengdu

Attractions: Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Wenshu Temple, Wenshufang, Renmin Park, Jinli Old Street
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Lhasa

This morning you will make a stirring visit to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding which is not only the most important panda scientific research center, but also dwelling home to more than 100 Giant Pandas. Don’t miss the chance to visit the most adorable panda cubs in the panda kindergartens. After the visiting, you will be taken to a hidden spiritual Buddhist temple in the bustling downtown of Chengdu – Wenshu Temple. Adjacent to the monastery is a small bazaar (Wenshufang) where you can experience local market and living style. Chengdu is famous for its relaxing and leisure pace throughout China, which will be proved after a stay in Renmin Park. Next is an impressive trip to the famous Jinli Old Street.

Day 3Chengdu-Leshan

Attractions: Mount Emei
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Mount Emei

As one of the few World Heritage Sites of both cultural and natural heritages, Mount Emei is an enchanted combination of lush forest and cultural relics. It is one of the Four Great Buddhist Mountains in China, also the home to 5000 kinds of plants (more than the total plants of Europe) and over 2300 kinds of wild animals.

Once you reaching at Leidongping, keep on walking about 30mins along stone steps to the cable car station, along which you will have chance to see the wild monkeys. Take a cable car up to the Golden Summit which is the biggest highlight and very essence of Mount Emei. Once you get to the Golden Summit, the first view appearing in front of you is a towering multi-faced golden statue of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva. Next to the golden statue sits the bronze Huangzang Temple which is the first temple established on Mount Emei whose history can be traced back to 1st century CE. On clear days, you can even see the snow-clad of Mount Gongga, Asia’s largest table mountain – Wawu Mountain and winding rivers flowing through Emeishan city. If weather permits, you will have luck to enjoy its magnificent wonder of Cloud Sea.

Day 4Leshan

Attractions: Baoguo Temple, Leshan Giant Buddha
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Leshan

In this morning, you will first pay a visit to Baoguo Temple, the biggest temple of Mount Emei at the mountain foot. It has several serene gardens with rare plants, a library of sutras and a huge porcelain Buddha.

Another famous historical relic in the temple is the 25-ton bronze Bell, reputedly as the second largest bell in China. After the visiting, drive to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Leshan Giant Buddha. Carved during AD713~803 on a mountain rock cliff by the river, with its head reaching to the mountain top and its feet standing next to the river, Leshan Giant Buddha is the largest and tallest stone-carved statue of Buddha in the world.

Day 5Leshan-Guilin

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Ping’an Village

Welcome to Guilin, the most scenic city in China. Upon your arrival at the railway station, you will be transferred to Ping’an Village at Longji Rice Terrace.

Day 6Guilin

Attractions: Longji Rice Terrace
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Guilin

From Ping’an, you can hike on the cobbled paths built among Longji Rice Terrace to catch the best landscape. Climb up to the great lookouts at Seven Stars with Moon and Nine Dragons and Five Tigers from which you can get superlative views of terraces and villages.

Day 7Guilin

Attractions: Li River, Yulong River, West Street
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Guilin

Today, you will explore this best landscape begainning with a relaxing sightseeing cruise along the Li River from Mopanshan Pier to Yangshuo Town. Take a short break, enjoy your impressive exploration of the best marvelous sightseeing and dreamy countryside ease at Yulong River. After that, walk leisurely on the ancient West Street to witness how the western culture and Chinese culture perfectly and peacefully coexist here.

Day 8Guilin-Departure

Attractions: Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: No

Make a visit to the symbol of Guilin landscape – Elephant Trunk Hill. A giant rock hill vividly shapes like an elephant which is drinking water. Then, go to next attraction – Reed Flute Cave, a majestic underground palace with sparkling different colors. Lastly, you will catch your flight / train to your next destination. Tour ends!

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • 7-night accommodation (3 or 4 or 5-star depends on yourself)
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets
  • Meals
  • Gratuities(optional)
  • Any optional programs/activities
  • Any services not mentioned