CD01: One Day Private Chengdu Panda Tour

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Lovely pandas
Welcome to Chengdu! Today we will spend the day exploring this land of abundance!
Our tour starts 08:00, when our guide and driver will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel (self-booked). On the way to our first destination, our guide will give you a brief introduction to your private itinerary today and the history and culture of Chengdu city. We will first visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda, as the pandas are very active in the morning. You will proceed to Broad and Narrow Alleys, where you could have your own lunch at one of the nicer restaurants, and our guide will be very glad to give you some advice.

After lunch, our day trip continues with a visit to the famous Jinsha Site Museum, which is only 15 minute bus ride from the alleys. Our tour ends here. We will return you to your hotel for a good rest. You may also ask your guide advice on restaurants or other attractions in the city. We hope that you had a good time, and we look forward to serve you in the near future!

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Tour Highlights

Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda
There you will see lovely furry giant pandas of all ages eating and playing with each other. You will also have a chance to see the very cute baby pandas, as well as documents and pictures of how these little pink mouse-size things grow to giant white and black chubby pandas of over 100kg (about 220pounds). While at the base, you can also see red pandas and swans.
Broad and Narrow Alleys
It is one of the three cultural reserves in Chengdu, the other two being Daci Temple and Wenshu Temple. The Broad and Narrow Alleys were once old residential areas during the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911). Now, most of the houses have been restored and turned into restaurants, souvenir stores, bars, art galleries, and teahouses. You can not only find daily activities of the local people there, such as playing Mahjong, and drinking tea. Walking along the ancient but fashionable alleys, you will see the city past and present, as well as tradition and innovation.
Jinsha Site Museum
Jinsha was the site of the ancient Shu (ancient name for Sichuan) Kingdom between 12B.C. and 7A.D. It is famous for the mysterious Shu Culture and unique bronze civilization. In the museum you will see many precious ivory, gold and jade products, which are thousands of years old. The most famous item is the Gold Foil of Sun and Immortal Bird, which has many stories and legends about the patterns on it. Follow your guide and listen carefully to the interesting stories. You can also see many everyday products made of stone, pottery, bronze and ivory, from which you will learn the daily life of people of 3,000 years ago.
Friendly Tips:
We suggest that you get up early and finish your breakfast before 08:00. You can take some snacks with you as we will not have lunch until the afternoon. We will provide free bottled water for each of you.
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Price Includes
  • Private English-speaking guide(s)
  • Private driver(s) & air-conditioned vehicle(s)
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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Questions & Answers
Asked by Chamaiporn from THAILAND | Sep. 11, 2019 09:13Reply
What is bus number which go to Longqiao Road on Metro Line 3 from Vienna Hotel on Gaoxin Street?
Asked by KK from NEW ZEALAND | Aug. 11, 2019 00:18Reply
Double checking ..
Hi there! Have had a good read through but just want to confirm. Based on what I read it seems like I should be eligible for 72 hours (or even extended). I land from Kazakhstan on a Tuesday in Chengdu at 1.50pm and fly to Singapore from Chengdu on the Friday at 1.45pm. Also, I'm a New Zealand citizen
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Answered by ZUPAN | Aug. 11, 2019 03:41

Here we have one problem. KK, could you present us, please, with your entire itinerary because there are no direct flights between Kazakhstan and Chengdu and I'm afraid that you have additional landing within mainland China. Maybe I'm wrong, but we can know that only when you supply us with the missing details of your itinerary. Thanks.
Answered by KK from NEW ZEALAND | Aug. 13, 2019 01:23

Yes this is true! The flight is via Urumqi, which as a stop over of a couple of hours.
Answered by Saul | Aug. 13, 2019 10:32

Good catch from Zupan! This itinerary definitely doesn’t work for 144 hours transit without visa. You need to get a visa.
Asked by Myriam from BELGIUM | May. 11, 2019 22:52Reply
Hello, what is the easiest way to go from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Leeden hotel?
And from Leeden hotel to Sangxingdui museum please? Thanks! Myriam
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Answered by Skyler from FINLAND | May. 13, 2019 01:52

Upon landing, take metro line 10 from airport to Taipingyuan Station and then change to metro line 3 to 2nd Hospital Station, Exit E. After that, walk northeast around 550 meters to find the destination.

From your hotel to the museum, take metro line 3 to Chunxi Road Station and change to metro line 2 to East Railway Station. Take the bullet train to Guanghan North Railway Station. After arriving, take a taxi to the museum directly. The distance is not far.
Asked by Ding Hai Hai from MALAYSIA | Oct. 09, 2018 05:49Reply
What is the best transport to use from Chongqing Airport to high speed train to Chengdu?
What is the estimate cost and time?
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Answered by Vida from USA | Oct. 10, 2018 18:27

From the Chongqing airport to the Chongqing North Railway Station, you can take the airport bus No.2 and its final stop is North Railway Station. The estimated time is about 30 minutes and it costs CNY10 per person. This is most convenient way for your travel.

From Chongqing North Railway Station to Chengdu, you can take the high speed trains. It is expected that you may spend about 1.5 – 3 hours and CNY97/ 128/ 154. The different ticket fare is due to different train types.
Asked by Tang from NEW ZEALAND | Jul. 06, 2018 02:47Reply
How to get to Dorsett Grand Hotel from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport?
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Answered by Skyler from FRANCE | Jul. 09, 2018 00:30

Take metro line 10 from Shuangliu Airport to Taipingyuan Station and transfer to metro line 3 to Sichuan Stadium Station. Then change to metro line 1 to Luomashi Station, Exit G. After arriving, walk east along West Yulong Street around 350 meters.
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