9 days World heritages Sichuan tour

Chengdu
⇀ Dujiangyan
⇀ Mount Emei
⇀ Leshan
⇀ Jiuzhaigou
⇀ Huanglong
⇀ Chengdu
This tour allows you to discover Sichuan's most breathtaking natural landscapes and invaluable cultural treasures. Experience the joy of encountering adorable pandas in Chengdu, exploring unspoiled natural wonders of Jiuzhaigou, and much more.
Type
Private
Duration
9 days
Theme
Culture and Heritage, Natural scenery, Winter getaways
Trip code
WS-201
Price
From CN¥ 10,450 per person
CN¥ 9,500
you save CN¥ 950 (10%)
Sichuan is often affectionately called the "Heavenly Kingdom" due to its wealth of natural resources and cultural treasures. The province is blessed with numerous mountains, rivers, and historical sites. Jiuzhaigou, Huanglong scenic area, Mount Emei with the Leshan Giant Buddha, and Mount Qingcheng-Dujiangyan Irrigation Project were all honored with UNESCO World Heritage status in 1992, 1996, and 2000, respectively.
Day 01 :
Chengdu Arrival, Airport Pick Up and Transfer to Hotel.

Upon your arrival at Chengdu airport, you will be picked up by your local guide and driver and transfer you to your hotel in Chengdu downtown. This first day is for you to unwind and rest. You will spend the night in Chengdu.

Day 02 :
One Day Chengdu Panda Base and City Tour (B)

In the morning, around 7:30 to 8:00, your guide and driver will meet you in the lobby of your hotel and head to the Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center, which is just a half-hour drive away. This is the perfect time to catch the pandas during their feeding time, as they are most active and enthusiastic while enjoying their breakfast. You'll have the opportunity to observe both adult and baby pandas as they munch on fresh bamboo.

At the Panda Story Cinema in the center, you gonna watch a film that provides insights into a panda's daily life, from their birth and early stages to their dating and mating behaviors.

Afterward, return to downtown Chengdu for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the Jinsha Site Museum to explore the rich culture of the ancient Shu Kingdom.

In the late afternoon, take a leisurely stroll around Jinli Ancient Streets, where you can sample a variety of delicious snacks and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere.

In the evening, you have the option to enjoy a cultural show - Sichuan Opera at a local tea house or theater (please note that the fee for this is not included). Your overnight stay will be in Chengdu.

Day 03 :
Day Excursion to Dujingyan Irrigation System and Mt. Qingcheng (B)

 

Today your tour starts at 8:00 AM when your guide and driver pick you up from your hotel and drive about 1 hour to Dujiangyan where you'll visit the ancient Dujingyan Irrigation System, constructed over 2,200 years ago during the Qin Dynasty. It's known for its innovative design, diverting water from the Minjiang River to support local agriculture. You'll explore its key features, including Yuzui, Eishayan, and Baopingkou, which ensure efficient irrigation and prevent flooding. After lunch, you'll head to Mt. Qingcheng, a sacred Taoist mountain renowned for its natural beauty and spiritual significance. You'll explore Taoist temples, lush landscapes, and historical sites like Jianfu Palace, Shangqing Palace, and the Tianshi Cave, accessed via cable car, normally we suggest our clients to take the cable car up and walk down. You'll return to your hotel in Chengdu in the late afternoon for a well-deserved rest.

Day 04 :
Chengdu to Mt. Emei (Golden Summit) (B)

Around 08:00 in the morning, you will be met and transferred to Emeishan. En route, take in the picturesque countryside landscapes of western Chengdu Plains. Upon reaching Emeishan, you will visit Baoguo Temple. Following your visit there, you will board the local sightseeing bus to Leidongping, where lunch will be provided.

From Leidongping, embark on a short 15-minute walk to Jieyin Hall. Here, you will take a cable car to ascend to the Golden Summit, although you also have the option to hike up, which takes approximately 2 hours. At the Golden Summit, explore the Huazang Temple and the Golden Summit Buddha Statue. If you're fortunate, you may witness the mesmerizing phenomenon of the clouds sea and the Buddhist Halo in the late afternoon.

Overnight accommodation will be provided at the Golden Summit Hotel, a 3-star hotel.

Day 05 :
Sunrise at Mt.Emei (Golden Summit), then drive to visit Leshan Grand Buddha, return to Chengdu

Begin your day with an early morning excursion to witness the mesmerizing sunrise at the Golden Summit. On clear days, you'll have the opportunity to behold Gongga Mountain, the highest peak in Sichuan, often referred to as 'the King of Shu.' Following this breathtaking experience, you will take a cable car and sightseeing bus to descend to Baoguo Si bus park. Our driver will meet you there and drive you to Leshan.

In Leshan, you'll visit the awe-inspiring Lingyun Temple to see the colossal sitting Buddha sculpture. This grand Buddha, completed in 803 during the Tang Dynasty after 90 years of construction, is renowned as the largest sitting stone sculpture globally, standing at a majestic height of 71 meters. Carved into the cliff face, the sculpture showcases impeccable design, perfect balance, and an efficient water drainage system. Optionally, you can choose to embark on a boat tour to view the Leshan Grand Buddha (additional fee applies).

In the late afternoon, you will be transferred back to Chengdu, where you'll check in to your hotel for an overnight stay.

 

Day 06 :
Fly (or take the train) from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou, visit Huanglong National Park (B)

In the morning, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Chengdu airport for your flight to Jiuzhaigou. Approximately 40 minutes later, you will arrive at Jiu-Huang airport, where your local guide and driver will be waiting to greet you. Your next destination is Huanglong park, renowned for its captivating features such as colorful lakes, stunning landscapes, snow-capped peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, and serene monasteries. Depending on your physical condition, you can explore the area on foot or opt for the cable car (we normally suggest cable car up and walk down). You will have 3-5 hours for exploration here. Afterward, drive to Jiuzhaigou (about 2-2.5 hours drive) for your overnight stay.

Please note that the cable car at Huanglong Park is not operational from December 16th to the end of March during the winter season. If you wish to visit Huanglong during this period, be prepared for a walk up and down, which may be challenging for some individuals. Alternatively, you can choose to visit Munigou scenic park for easier access.

(Commencing operations on November 28th, 2023, the train route from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou is now accessible. This offers a viable alternative to flying for travelers headed to Jiuzhaigou. The train journey takes approximately 1 hour and 44 minutes, culminating at Zhenjiangguan train station near Songpan. Upon arrival, a local guide will be awaiting you to facilitate transportation for a visit to Huanglong.).

Day 07 :
Full day tour in Jiuzhaigou National Park(B)

Jiuzhaigou, China's premier national park, is situated between the Sichuan Basin and the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Within its boundaries, you'll discover a pristine environment adorned with crystal-clear lakes, enchanting waterfalls, untouched virgin forests, endangered plant and animal species, as well as traditional Tibetan villages. It's a place where you can immerse yourself in the tranquility and breathtaking scenery of Jiuzhaigou.

To explore this natural wonder, you can board a pollution-free sightseeing bus that will take you to the top of the valley, from where you can embark on a walk downhill, allowing you to savor the beautiful landscapes along the way. Jiuzhaigou valley derives its name, "Nine Village Valley," from the nine Tibetan villages that are scattered throughout the park. In the evening, you'll have the opportunity to experience a local Tibetan-Qiang minority culture show, offering insights into their intriguing way of life. Your overnight stay will be in Jiuzhaigou.

Day 08 :
Fly (or take the train) from Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu, free exploration Chengdu on your own. (B)

After breakfast, you will be driven to Jiuzhaigou airport to catch your flight back to Chengdu. Upon your arrival at Chengdu airport, our driver and guide will be there to greet you and provide transportation to your hotel, where you can unwind and relax. The afternoon is free for you to engage in leisure activities of your choice. You will spend the night in Chengdu.

(If you take the train, then your guide will drop you off at Zhenjiangguan train station near Songpan to catch the noon train to Chengdu - C6378, departs at 12:43pm, arrives at 14:27 at Chengdu East Train Station).

Day 09 :
Chengdu airport dropping off, end the trip (B)

The trip concludes with a drop-off at Chengdu airport.

Period
2 Persons
3 Persons
4-6 Persons
Mid Nov. to Mar.
Regular price
Sale price
CN¥ 12,980
CN¥ 11,800
CN¥ 11,440
CN¥ 10,400
CN¥ 10,450
CN¥ 9,500
Apr. to Jun.
Regular price
Sale price
CN¥ 13,420
CN¥ 12,200
CN¥ 11,770
CN¥ 10,700
CN¥ 10,780
CN¥ 9,800
Jul. to mid Nov.
Regular price
Sale price
CN¥ 13,750
CN¥ 12,500
CN¥ 12,100
CN¥ 11,000
CN¥ 11,110
CN¥ 10,100

Tour notes:

Please note prices are based in CNY.

General inclusions:

All required government taxes and fees.
3 Stars hotel (shared twin room, private bathroom and daily breakfast)
All entrance tickets as noted in the tour's itinerary.
Guide fluent in English, Chinese or Japanese that is certified by the state tourism build and from the local community. (If your native language is not listed please let us know, we are certain we can assist your needs.)
Airport and/or train station pick-up and drop-off.
Transportation will we be provided via a comfortable and clean car, minivan or tourist bus depending upon the groups size.
Round-trip flight tickets between Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou.

General exclusions:

Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, internet access, fax, telephone calls etc.
Tips for your guide and driver.
Meals that are not specified in the tour itinerary.
Optional Attractions that are not specified in the itinerary.
Cable car and boat tickets at Mount Qingcheng.
Cable car ticket at Huanglong Park.
Panda holding fee at The Chengdu Panda Base.
Round-trip Cable car to Mount Emei's Golden Summit.
Sightseeing boat ticket for Leshan Grand Buddha.
Tibetan cultures show at Jiuzhaigou.
Flight and/or railway ticket(s) to the first city of the tour and departure from the last city of the tour.

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Comments

CarolynHo
CarolynHo
Mon, 08/21/2017

Hi

I am looking at 25 nov to 2 dec, do you have any departure group tour to join? If not how much for 2 person?

Hear from you.

Regards
Carolyn

Replied by
MurphyF
Murphy Feng
Tue, 08/22/2017

In reply to by CarolynHo (not verified)

Hi Carolyn,
Thanks for contacting us. Considering the recent situation of Jiuzhaigou area, we may need to make some adjustments about the itinerary of this tour. I have just sent you an email with more details, please check it and kindly share your comments and thoughts on it. Thank you!
Cheers,
Murphy

Yew
Yew
Mon, 07/17/2017

I am traveling to Chendu on the 30/9/17 with 3 others. Interested in your world heritage Sichuan tour (trip code WS-201) for nine days. Pls quote me for 4 person altogether

Replied by
Tagong grassland by July Yuki
Yuki Yi
Mon, 07/17/2017

In reply to by Yew (not verified)

Hi Yew,
Thanks for the comments. I would like to remind that this year Chinese national holidays will last from October 1st to 8th, and during this period, so it will be very crowded during this period.
I have just sent you the quotation via email, please go through the details and kindly share your comments and thoughts on it.
Wish you have a pleasant day!
Kind regards,
Yuki

PK Goh
PK Goh
Sat, 07/15/2017

Dear Sir,

we have booked our flights, hotels and plan to engage a local tour company to bring us around.
Please study the attached plan, and give us your quotation for our visit.

We have 6 persons going the tour from 16 September to 25 September 2017
The programme as follows:

16 Sep: Arrive Chengdu 17.20 hours. (Silkair) Stay in Chengdu (Pickup from airport to hotel)
17 Sep: Visit Panda Garden, Sanxingdui, Stay in Chengdu.
18 Sep: Visit Qingchengshan Taoist Mountain, Duanjianyan Dam. Attend Sichuan Opera. Stay Chengdu
19 Sep: Flight to Jiuhuang Airport. Visit Songpan Street. Stay in Songpan. (Sichuan Airline)
20 Sep: Visit Huanglong Scenic area. Drive from Huanglong to Juizhaigou National Park. Stay in Juizhaigou.
21 Sep: Visit Juizhaigou Fairy Pool Scenic Area. Stay in Juizhaigou.
22 Sep: Visit Mounigon Scenic Area. Stay in Juizhaigou.
23 Sep: Flight Juizhaigou to Chengdu. Stay at Emeishan. (Sichuan Airline)
24 Sep: Visit Emeishan, visit Temple. Stay in Emeishan
25 Sep: Visit Leshan. Visit Big Buddha. Flight to Singapore 18.25 hours (Silkair)

We need to get: 1. A mini bus of 10 persons. (extra space is for luggages)
2. A English speaking Guide, preferably a lady.
All hotels and domestic flights will be arranged by ourselves.
Lunch and Dinner also on our own account.
Appreciate you could get a quotation for this tour.

Flight details; 16 Sept Silkair Singapore to Chengdu etd 12.45 eta 17.20
25 Sept Silkair Chengdu to Singapore etd 18.25 eta23.25

19 Sept Sichuan 8607 etd 13.50
23 Sept Sichuan 8608 etd 15.55

Hotels: Chengdu Sofitel Taihe, Huanglong Seecuo International, Jiuzhaigou Intercontinental Paradise,
Emeishan Century Sunshine.

Please quote us for all transport, guide and admission price to all attractions.

Erin Yip
Erin Yip
Tue, 11/03/2015

I am interested in 9 Days tour. Can we have only 8 days tour only?
Day Destinations
1 Arrival at Chengdu
2 Chengdu
3 Chengdu - Dujiangyan - Mount Qingcheng - Chengdu
4 Chengdu - Mount Emei
5 Mount Emei - Leshan - Chengdu
6 Chengdu - Flight to Jiuzhaigou - Huanglong
7 Jiuzhaigou
8 Jiuzhaigou - Flight to Chengdu

Kindly give me quotation for 5-7 Adults (age from 45 to 75 years old) and 2 kids (7 year old & 12 years old). We don't want shopping trip. How much for Private tours and group tours? how about meals/ food?

if we arrive on 18th Dec15 and back to Malaysia on 28th Dec15. Can we go to Huanglong on December trip?

Replied by
Lycoris Yang
Lycoris Yang
Wed, 11/04/2015

In reply to by Erin Yip (not verified)

Hello Erin Yip,
Thanks for contacting! Yes, we can certainly arrange this tour for you based on your requirement.
I'm really sorry to tell you that Huanglong Park will be closed to tourists between mid November to end of March every year due to the poor road condition by cold winter. In this case, we will arrange you to visit Mounigou Park instead. I have just sent you am email with details. Please kindly check it and feel free to share me the comments and thoughts you may have.
Best Regards,
Lycoris

hardy lim
hardy lim
Fri, 06/05/2015

I am interested in this tour. Do you have shorter days, maybe 6 or 7 days tour?
My wife and I will be flying from Hong Kong to Chengdu.
Thank you.