9 days World heritages Sichuan tour
The Chinese often refer to Sichuan as the Heavenly Kingdom (Tian Fu Zhi Guo), a reference to the province's abundance in natural resources and cultural heritage. Sichuan boasts a lot of mountains, rivers and historic relics. UNESCO inscribed Jiuzhaigou, Hulong scenic area, Mount Emei with the Leshan Giant Buddha, and Mount Qingcheng-Dujiangyan Irrigation Project on the World Heritage List in 1992, 1996 and 2000 respectively.
Chengdu airport pick up and transfer to your hotel. Have a good rest at the first day. Overnight at Chengdu. B=breakfast
Morning around 07:30 - 08:00 to be met in your hotel lobby and head over to Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center, about half an hour drive.
You will catch pandas' feeding time, breakfast they most active time of a day. Enjoy both adult and baby pandas as the gobble up fresh bamboo.
Later then watch the film at Panda Story Cinema to learn about a pandas daily life, baby's birth, dating, mating and more. Afterwards drive back downtown for lunch. Afternoon visit Jinsha Site Museum to learn the glorious Chinese culture of the ancient Shu Kingdom. Late afternoon walk around Jinli Ancient Streets, you can taste different kinds of snacks there. In the evening you may choose to enjoy the cultural show - Sichuan Opera at local tea house or theater (fee is on your own). Overnight at Chengdu.
Morning around 08:00 pick you up from your hotel to Dujingyan Irrigation System, sightseeing at Yuzui, eishayan and Baopingkou to know how the ancient people do the project and how it can be used. After lunch drive to visit Mt.Qingcheng, take a cable car up to visit the cultural relics and historic sites among the mountains, such as Jianfu Palace, Shangqing Palace, and the Tianshi Cave. If time is permitted, try to walk down on foot. Late afternoon drive back to your hotel and have a good rest. Overnight at Chengdu.
Morning around 08:00 to be met and transferred to Emeishan. On the way enjoy the beautiful countryside landscape of western Chengdu Plains. Upon arrival at Emeishn, you will be arranged to visit Baoguo Temple. After that, take the local sightseeing bus to Leidongping (Lunch will be arranged at Leidongping), afterwards walk about 15 minutes to Jieyin Hall, here you will take the cable car to Golden summit (or you can choose to hike up - around 2 hours). Visit the Huazang temple, Golden summit Buddha Statue. If you are lucky enough, you may see the clouds sea and Buddhist Halo in the late afternoon. Overnight at Golden Summit Hotel ( 3 star).
Early morning go to see sunrise at Golden Summit, in a clear day you will also see the Gongga Mountain which is the highest peak in Sichuan, called 'the King of Shu'. Afterwards take the cable car and sightseeing bus down to Baoguo Si bus park, our driver will meet you there and drive to Leshan. In Leshan visit the biggest sitting Buddha sculpture in the Lingyun Temple. The grand Buddha was completed in 803 of Tang Dynasty after 90 year's construction and enjoys the fame of the biggest sitting stone sculpture in the world with a 71- meter height. Carved on the cliff face, the sculpture is well designed with perfect balance and effective water drainage system. You can also choose to have a boat tour to see Leshan Grand Buddha(fee is on your own). Late afternoon transfer back to Chengdu, check into your hotel. Overnight at Chengdu.
Picking up from your hotel in the morning and droppping you off at Chengdu airport for your flight to Jiuzhaigou, 40 minutes later, you will arrive at Jiu-Huang airport. Our guide and driver will meet you there,your next destination is Huanglong which is famous most for its colourful lakes,fascinating landscapes,snow-capped peaks, glaciers, waterfalls,respectful monasteries,etc. Considering your physical conditions, you can enjoy the tour on foot or by the cable car. You will have 3-5 hours here for exploration.Afterwards,drive to Jiuzhaigou for overnight. Overnight at Jiuzhaigou.
Jiuzhaigou is China’s premier national park which is located between the Sichuan Basin and the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. With crystal clear lakes, waterfalls, virgin forest, endangered plant and animal species and Tibetan villages to explore, you will soak in the atmosphere of Jiuzhaigou' tranquility and break-taking scenery. You can take the pollution free sightseeing bus to the top of the valley, then walk down to appreciate the nice scenery along the way. Jiuzhaigou valley literally means “Nine Village Valley” which is named after the nine Tibetan villages scattered throughout the park, so in the evening you will have the chance to see a local Tibetan-Qiang minority culture show to know their mysterious life.Overnight at Jiuzhaigou.
After breakfast, drive to Jiu-Huang airport,take the flight back to Chengdu. Our Chengdu driver and guide will pick you up at Chengdu airport and send you to your hotel to have a good rest. Free activites in the afternoon. Overnight at Chengdu.
Chengdu airport dropping off, end the trip.