Giant Panda in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
CD25 Explorewestchina Holiday: Around Chengdu Highlights 3 Days Tourfrom
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding,Jinsha Ruins Museum,Leshan Grand Buhdda, Emeishan Golden summit
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeGuided Tours
Activity Level Leisurely
Duration: 3 days
Route: Chengdu Panda Base – Jinsha Ruins Museum – Chengdu – Leshan Grand Buddha – Mt. Emei – Chengdu
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.
Jinsha Ruins Museum, Kuanxiangzi old street – explore the ancient culture of Shu Kingdom.
Leshan Grand Buddha – the biggest carved Buddha statue in the world.
Mt. Emei – one of the four holiest Buddhism Mountain in China
* 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.
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* 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.
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* 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.
Drive to Leshan Grand Buddha in the morning, then drive to Mt. Emei
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. Then drive on for half an hour to Emei mountain and visit Baoguosi temple—the largest temple at the foot of Mt. Emei.
Mt. Emei sightseeing, Back to Chengdu
Set off from the hotel at 7:00am by tour bus to the cable car station, where you will begin your ride to the the highest summit of Mt. Emei, the Golden summit. Have a look around the Golden summit including Huazang temple. After lunch, Take the cable car down and take the bus to Wanniansi parking lot which is located halfway up Mt. Emei. Take another cable car to visit Wanniansi temple. return to Chengdu.
Under the beautiful sunlight, the Golden Hall is glistening, and the whole architectural complex seems resplendent and magnificent. The majestic and respectful statue of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva astonishes every devout person for its great momentum. The Golden Summit–the dominant peak—soars to the skies, the Ten Directions Pu Xian Idol–the highest golden Buddhist idol in China—is located above the peak and sea of clouds, collecting spirits in sky and earth and reflecting gleams of sun and moon. The appearance of the Buddhist idol is majestic as well as the golden hall, silver hall and cooper hall. The “Six Spectacles” of the Golden Summit are sea of clouds, sunrise, Buddha‘s light, sacred light, golden hall and golden Buddhist idol that make the Golden Summit the outstanding, the most splendid natural sigh-seeing stand with combination of natural spectacles and human culture and the most famous Buddhism pilgrimage center.
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.
Panaramic View of Leshan Giant Buddha
Magnificent Staue of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva