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Giant Panda and Leshan Buddha Day Trip from Chengdu

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US$ 109.00
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    Stop At: Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), No.1375 Xiongmao Avenue the Outside Northern Third Ring Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu 610081 China

    Your private Chengdu tour starts in the early morning around 7am when your guide and driver pick you up from your hotel or the airport. 

    You will then head to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base in the suburb, just 10 kms north of Chengdu, where you can see the lovely pandas making various funny movements as they eat and play. There is a great possibility to visit pandas and also walk in the wide and fresh garden of bamboo, which is a pleasant experience.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo), No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000 China

    After visiting the panda garden, drive to Leshan which is about 2 hours on the express way. The wide spreading landscape of the Chengdu plain will not be boring. For lunch, you will enjoy delicious local Chinese Cuisine.

    After lunch, your tour guide will show you the wonder of the Leshan Giant Buddha located on the side of the Minjiang river, also known as " Buddha is the hill and the hill is a Buddha." First, you will visit Linyun Temple, which is to commemorate the monk Hai Tong, who collected donations 1000 years ago under difficult conditions and started the construction of this huge work. You will then walk down the zigzagging trail along the left side of Buddha. The Buddha is a small mountain, from its head to its shoulder, and from its leg to its foot is about 30 minutes hiking.

    You will then hike up the right side which is a good place to view Leshan city across the intersection of Minjiang River, Dadu River and Qingyi River. At last, if time permitted, you could go on to pay a visit of Wuyou temple, where you will enjoy the statue of 500 Arhats.

    After Hiking, you can take a cruise along the rivers to see the Buddha from the water (optional program - need to pay extra money about $12 USD). 

    In the late afternoon your driver will take 2 hours driving on the express way again. Just enough time for you to have a short nap in your vehicle. While arriving in Chengdu in the late afternoon, your guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel or the airport. End this excursion tour with plenty of great memories.

    Duration: 4 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your hotel in Chengdu
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Private English-speaking guide
    • Private transfer by air-conditioned vehicle with driver during the tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch will be traditional Chinese dishes including bean curd and soft drink at local restaurant.
    • Service charges and government taxes
    • Insurance for per person
    • Entry/Admission - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)
    • Entry/Admission - Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
    • The cruise of Leshan Buddha; if you want to take a cruise to enjoy the Buddha's front side you need to pay extra $12 per person
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Children under 13 years old must be accompanied by a parent
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Sophia was a delight. She was an excellent guide in trying to make the day not only Informative but also fun. She and the driver, Mr. Wu, took very good care of me through a very long (because of traffic) day. I would highly recommend this tour to get the very best of Chengdu
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