Cultural and Natural Heritage in Sichuan

CQ02: 6 Days Private Tour of Chongqing - Chengdu - Leshan Buddha - Mt. Emei - Chengdu
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Day 1 Arrival in Chongqing
Our guide will meet you outside the arrival hall at Chongqing Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Then your 6 days Chongqing tour starts with a visit to Jiefangbei Square, located in the most prosperous CBD in West China. After that, your Chongqing tour continues to the Hongya Cave. There is a large-scale stilt house complex built on a slope overlooking the Jialing River and Yangtze River. You can go to the higher level to have a nice view of the city. After finishing that, we will drive you to visit Ciqikou. It is an ancient town in Chongqing suburb. The old streets there were all paved by top-grade stone tablets. The oldest stone in Ciqikou has a history of about one thousand years. Here you can also find various shops selling artworks and local foods, such as deep-fired twisted dough and beef jerky.
Day 2 Chongqing - Chengdu
Ciqikou Ancient Town
After a rich breakfast at the hotel, we take you to visit the China Three Gorges Museum. It is a museum full of information on the Yangtze River's Three Gorges Dam project. Located directly opposite the museum, it is a huge and beautiful building - People's Assembly Hall. Before visiting the Three Gorges Museum, you can take a short walk to take pictures of the fantastic exterior of People's Assembly Hall. Your last stop in Chongqing is the General Joseph W. Stilwell Museum. It was the former residence of American General Stilwell during World Wall II. You will see a lot of artifacts from that period as well as many historical photographs.

After that, you will continue this Chongqing to Chengdu trip by taking a high speed train. Our guide will pick you up at Chengdu Railway Station and escort you to check in the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Chengdu - Leshan - Mt. Emei
Today private transfer will take you to Leshan to visit Leshan Giant Buddha. Located at the infall of Min River, Qingyi River, and Dadu River, Leshan Giant Buddha is a 71-meter-high stone carving sitting Buddha. The construction of this huge Buddha had lasted for around 90 years from 713 to 803 in the Tang Dynasty, and even today it still remains its original magnificence. After visiting this site, we will transfer you to Mt. Emi and stay overnight at the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Mt. Emei - Chengdu
Leshan Giant Buddha, Chengdu
Leshan Giant Buddha, Chengdu
Today will be spent in climbing up Mt. Emei. With its highest peak of 3,099 meters, Mt. Emei is standing in the southwest of Chengdu Plain, like a huge green screen. The mountain is well-known for the abundant plants, rich Buddhist culture and the lovely monkeys.

You will specially visit Baoguo Temple and Wannian Temple. Baoguo Temple is the largest temple on this mountain, and is the center of Buddhist activities of the mountain. Surrounded by red walls and dense trees, the temple boasts three treasures, including the huge porcelain Buddha, the big bronze bell and Huayan Bronze Pagoda. Wannian Temple is another renowned temple on Mt. Emei. Wuliang Hall (Beamless Hall) in the temple was constructed with bricks in the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), without one beam or column.

As today's private tour ends, we will take you back to Chengdu and check in the hotel again. 

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Chengdu
Pandas of China
This morning, you will visit the pandas in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Established in 1987, it specializes in researching, breeding and protecting the endangered wildlife. With a pleasant environment, it is especially an ideal place to get to know the adorable pandas and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Then continue to explore the Broad and Narrow Alleys of Chengdu. It is three parallel ancient streets filled with old courtyard houses, the elegant buildings with gardens, newly-built hotels and other featured architecture complex. Walking through the alleys, you will experience the local people's most simple way of life and find the Chinese traditional handicraft making art.

This afternoon, our guide will take you to visit Jinsha Site Museum, located 5 kilometers away from the downtown area. It is a site museum built for protecting, researching and displaying Jinsha culture and civilization of ancient Shu. The exquisite antiques exhibited in the museum will show you the great creativity and the superb technical level of Chinese ancient people.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 6 Departure from Chengdu
Your private Chongqing Chengdu tour will come to the end today. Our guide will see you off at the airport for your return flight. Wish a pleasant trip home!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
This trip can be customized to meet your individual needs!
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
ChongqingWyndham Grand Plaza Royale Huayu Chongqing Wanyou Conifer Hotel
Mt. EmeiBuilding No. 5 of Hongzhushan Mountain-view RoomBuilding No. 5 of Hongzhushan Mountain-view Room
ChengduGrand Hyatt Chengdu Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza
Tour Prices
With Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
  • Prices are per person on twin sharing basis.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with western buffet breakfasts
  • Train fare of Chongqing/Chengdu
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Air or train fares of arrival and departure
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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