Giant Panda in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
CD23 Explorewestchina Holiday: Around Chengdu Highlights 3 Days Tourfrom
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding,Jinsha Ruins Museum,River-viewing park,Qingyang palace,Leshan,Huanglongxi
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeGuided Tours
Activity Level Leisurely
Duration: 3 days
Route: Hotel – Chengdu Panda Base – Jinsha Ruins Museum – Hotel – River-Viewing Pavilion Park – Qingyang Palace – Kuanxiangzi old street – Hotel – Leshan – Huanglongxi – Hotel
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.
Jinsha Ruins Museum, Kuanxiangzi old street – explore the ancient culture of Shu Kingdom.
River-Viewing Pavilion Park – taste the Chengdu style of life, Taiji, tea and Majong.
Qingyang Palace, a famed Taoist temple in China.
Huanglongxi old town, Chengdu folk custom exploration
Leshan Grand Buddha – the biggest carved Buddha statue in the world.
* All entrance fees as per in the itinerary
* All transportation in the itinerary by 7 seats Buick MPV or 17 seats Coast mini bus.
* Service of English speaking tour guide during all transfers and sightseeing.
* Hotel accommodation based on twin sharing room with the Breakfast in the hotel.
* Chinese visa and Air tickets or train tickets.
Note: If you need our help to booking hotel and domestic air tickets or train tickets in China, please inform us in advance and send us your full name on your passport and passport number through email.
* All meals (lunch and dinner).
Note: Our guide can recommend and arrange restaurant for you. When driver and guide working for you. You should pay for their meals
* All optional programs. Such as variety show of “Face changing” and “Flame Spitting-Out” of Sichuan Opera; Tibetan Singing, Dancing and folk custom Show.
* Travel Insurance.
Note: You’d better buy travel insurance in your country before you come to China.
* Gratuities and Tips to driver and tour guide.
* Personal expenses: telephone, laundry, etc.
* Fees due to landslides, road blockade and flights delay.
Visit Chengdu Panda Base in the morning, visit Chengdu Jinsha Ruins Museum in the afternoon.
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is located in the northern suburb of Chengdu on Futou Hill,10 km from downtown Chengdu. Giant pandas at the Chengdu Research Base live in large naturalistic habitats, which help the visitor to understand how these animals live in the wild . It is an excellent recreational area and a highlight of any visit to Chengdu. Many types of bamboo, trees, and flowers thrive, several species of birds also make their home there.
Jinsha Ruins Museum exhibits the splendid culture of the ancient Shu Kingdom 3,000 years ago, modifying previous assumptions about the origins of the Chinese civilization. Over 6,000 pieces of cultural relics with sophisticated craftsmanship, like carved jade, gold, bronze, stone, and ivory artifacts, have been unearthed at the Jinsha Ruins. Historians believe they are the remains of the ancient Shu Kingdom mentioned in stories of the Qin and Han dynasties. The discovery is considered by local archaeologists as one of the most important finds in the region’s history.
As an option in the evening(200CNY extra), enjoy a wonderful variety show of “Face changing” and “Flame Spitting – Out” of Sichuan Opera.
Visit River-Viewing Pavilion Park in the morning, visit the Qingyang Palace in the afternoon.
Visit River-Viewing Pavilion Park (Wang Jiang Lou Gongyuan), it has more than 150 kinds of bamboo brought from all over Asia, and the lush bamboo forests provide plenty of shade in the summer. There is a four-story wooden ’river-viewing pavilion’ that was built in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) in memory of Xue Tao, a Tang Dynasty poetess who often wrote about bamboo (thus bamboo is the park’s specialty). The pavilion overlooks the Jingjiang River. It is a good place for the local people to drink tea and play Taichi or Chinese Gongfu.
After lunch, visit the Qingyang Palace, a famed Taoist temple in China, is in the beautiful and cultural relic laden city Chengdu. It is in the west of the city on the bank of the Jinjiang River.The temple has been restored repeatedly in the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1911), but retaining almost all its original scale and style. In front of Sanqing is standing a pair of special bronze goats. One of the goats has a single horn with unique shape – the characteristics combination of 12 animals of China.
Afterwards, visit the Kuanxiangzi (wide lane) and Zhaixiangzi (narrow lane), it used to be home to officials in the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties and are among the city’s cultural heritage sites still intact today. Originally, single-story houses and courtyards featured the specialty of the area. To relive the taste of local life years ago, teahouses and folk arts are readily found in the area while displays of the lifestyle, dialects, food and customs of Chengdu in the past will be reinstated in museums.
Drive to Leshan Grand Buddha in the morning, then visit Huanglongxi old town, back to Chengdu.
Drive towards Leshan, enjoying countryside views of the Chuanxi Plain on the way (2 hrs along expressway), upon arrive, walking about 2 hours, from several angles by walking the riverside and then ascending to the top, reach to the Giant Buddha`s head, then descend a short but steep zigzag steps to its feet, feeling you do come from Lilliput. Ferry trip is also recommend, fabulous standing on deck, bathing the breeze on the river and having a panoramic view of the biggest carved Buddha statue in the world and his two guardians. a huge natural lying Buddha can be easily figured out while you are standing on the deck and viewing the outline of Mt Lingyun from afar.
Huanglongxi old town is 1700 years history and around 30 miles away from Chengdu. For most of local people, it could be a place where it will bring them back to their childhood. The aged old trees, old temples and native custom all together can be an amazing to you. At Huanglongxi, despites the latest renovation, some of the old architectures were built in the late of Qing Dynasty, which was the last feudal dynasty in Chinese history.
Jinsha Ruins Museum exhibits the splendid culture of the ancient Shu Kingdom 3,000 years ago, modifying previous assumptions about the origins of the Chinese civilization.
River-Viewing Pavilion Park (Wang Jiang Lou Gongyuan), it has more than 150 kinds of bamboo brought from all over Asia
Kuangxiangzi Old Street -- Explore Local Chengdu Culture.
Leshan Grand Buddha – the largest sitting posture Buddha on the world.
It is 1700 years history and around 30 miles away from Chengdu. For most of local people, Huanglongxi old town could be a place where it will bring them back to their childhood.