7 Days Classic Tour of Chengdu and Chongking

Tour Overview

Duration:7 Days
Tour Type: Private
Departure: Everyday

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Chengdu

Upon arrival, pick you up at Chengdu airport, and then transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is on your own, you can have a good rest at hotel or take an easy walk around the city. Overnight at Chengdu.

Day 2Chengdu Panda Base + Jinsha Museum (B+L+D)

In the morning, pick you up at your hotel. drive directly to Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center,You will catch pandas' feeding time, they are at their most active, both Adults and Babies. Later then watch the film at Panda Museum to know the panda daily life, Baby getting birth, ect.
Afterwards drive back to downtown for lunch. After lunch, visit Jinsha Site Museumm, which is located in the northwest of Chengdu,5KMfrom downtown. Jinsha Site was discovered in Feb.2001, and it was the most significant archaeological discovery in the 21 century in China. Covering a total area of 300.000 square meters, the Jinsha Site Museum is a place for visitors to closely observe the excavation of archaeological spot and a perfect place 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 enjoy the Cultural Show: Sichuan Opera at Shufengyayun tea house or Sichuan theater (pay by yourself).
Overnight at Chengdu.

Day 3 Leshan Grand Buddha (B+L+D)

Visit  Leshan Giant Buddha, 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(pay by yourself). After lunch, drive to Mt.Emei, check in and have a good rest. In the afternoon you will be arranged to visit Baoguo temple.
Overnight at Emei Mountain.

Day 4 Full day sightseeing to Golden Summit/Chengdu (B+L+D)

Early Morning take the local sightseeing bus to Leidongping, then walk about 15 minutes to Jieyin Hall, here you will take the cable car to Golden Summit. Golden Summit: Visit the Huazang temple, Golden summit Buddha Statue. If you are lucky enough, you may see the clouds sea and Buddhist Halo. After lunch take sightseeing bus down to foot of the mountain, you may choose to have hot-spring at your hotel or other hotels(fee is on your own).
Overnight at Mt.Emei.

Day 5 Mt.Emei → Zigong (B+L+D)

In the morning drive all the way to Zigong(about 3.5hours). Zigong has a long-standing civilization as well as rich underground resources in China. The city is also called the 'Salt Capital' in the past because of its salt resources and production. The museum to show how people make salt in traditional way. Then, go to Dinosaur Museum, Established in the noted site of dinosaur fossils, Dashanpu, it is about 11 kilometers from the center of Zigong City. Together with the American National Dinosaur Park and the Canadian Dinosaur Park, it is one of the world's three largest dinosaur museums.
Overnight at Zigong.

Day 6 Zigong → Dazu → Chongqing (B+L)

Set off from Zigong in early morning and drive to Dazu, visit Dazu Grottoes, which spreads across more than 75 sites in the county, and contain over 50,000 stone sculptures carved from the Tang Dynasty (618-907) to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The two major sites are Beishan (North Hill) and Baodingshan (Baoding Hill). Afterwards, drive to Chongqing(117km).
Overnight at Chongqing

Day 7 Chongqing Departure (B+L)

Visit the People's Congress Halla giant traditional building with a large square, where plenty of people do morning and evening exercise everyday. General Stilwell Museum:A museum to commemorate General Stiwell during The World War Two. Walk around Eling Park, where people can have a bird's view of the whole Chongqing city and get a general idea of the Yangtze River. The last stop of this trip is Ciqikou Old Town, an old town with traditional Chongqing style buildings, tea houses and Sichuan Opera houses.
Get aboard for your Yangtze cruise or fly to other cities for your tour.

Price Includes: Price Excludes:
 Pick-up and drop-off service. Cable car at Mt.Emei.
 Air-conditioned vehicle(car,van or bus).Click here for vehicle mode Any domestic flights and Yangtze cruise.
Entrance tickets as listed. Tips for the tour guide and driver.
Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch D=Dinner.
English-speaking tour guide. (Other languages available with extra cost.)
Hotels accommodation (twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary.
Prices listed above are valid excluding the periods of Chinese New Year, May day holiday, China National Day holiday and other important activities which cause the big tour price change, an enquiry would be necessary for the exact tour price if you happened to travel during these periods.
How to Book?
1. You can book online and pay cash to tour guide, just inform us your hotel in Beijing, we will send you confirmation email.
2. When you arrive in Beijing, our tour guide will call you the night before the tour to inform pick-up time in the next morning.
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