Dujiangyan & Lingyan Temple 1 day Hike

 
High-lights
  • Light hiking in the mountain
  • Buddhism Confucianism Taoism combined Tang Dynasty Temple
  • Family style lunch
  • Dujiangyan irrigation
  • Zen meditation (Chi collection learning) optional
  • Taoism temple and culture
Dujiangyan Irrigation
Dujiangyan Irrigation System is honored as the 'Treasure of Sichuan', which still plays a crucial role in draining off floodwater, irrigating farms and providing water resources for more than 50 cities in the province.In China. Over 2,200 years ago, the city was threatened by the frequent floods caused by flooding of the Minjiang River (tributary of the Yangtze River). Li Bing, a local official of Sichuan Province at that time, together with his son, decided to construct an irrigation system on the Minjiang River to prevent flooding. Since the accomplishment of Construction, the Chengdu Plain has been free of flooding and the people have been living peacefully and affluently.
 

 
Itinetary

Leave for Dujiangyan at 7:30 amWe shall go to the none touristy temple which built in 11th century, and rebuilt in Qing dynasty. It’s so famous by Guanyin hall (Avalokitessvara) and 3 different religions together. The green trees around the mountain and so many beautiful stone carves on the way to the top mountain. We take a light hike to the top above 1400m.By the side of an old temple, we may have chance to learn something about Zen meditation in the forest.

After all, we will back to the main road where is the entrance of Dujiangyan irrigation.Go through the temples and buildings along the mountain, we down to the first part of irrigation project, and start the rest part tour of today.We could have some free time after the irrigation project in the Nanqiao square area.

 

What’s Included
  • Private transfer & Guide Throughout the day
  • Dujiangyan irrigation project & Lingyan temple
  • Mt. Lingyan walking tour
  • Zen meditation experience (option)
Lost Temple
There also has a great old temple nearby which built in 11th century. Take a light hike up to 1400m, you can enjoy the bird’s view of whole city and irrigation project. Calm and try a meditation to search a peaceful inner side of you in the forest !!
 

 
What to Prepare
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Devices to record your adventure
  • Half-day pack with your necessities
  • Curiosity & smiles
Duration : 9 hours
Pick-up & Drop-off : Your Hotel
Pick-up Time : 07:30 AM
 

 

 

 

 

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