Chengdu - Jiuzhaigou - Chengdu
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TOUR CODE: TCT-CTCD-06C
TOUR TYPE: Private Tour with private guides & vehicles
Highlights: Welcome to Chengdu---home of giant pandas. Upon arrival, your personal guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. Rest of the day will be free for you to relax.
Highlights: Today you will visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, followed by a trip to the Wenshu Temple, then wander around Jinli Old Street for shopping.
Chengdu Panda Base: Which is 10km from Chengdu downtown, and takes 35 drive to get there. The panda based was founded in 1987 with with 6 giant pandas that rescued from the wild. Through 2015, it has had 161 panda births, and its panda population has grown to 108. Located in the base, the Giant Panda Museum is the world’s only museum that focuses entirely on the critically endangered giant panda.
Wenshu Temple: Located in the northwest of Chengdu, the Wenshu Temple is a famous Buddhist temple in China. The present temple grounds were built in 1697 of the Qing Dynasty. Wenshu is the Chinese word for the future Buddha Maitreya, whose presence was found during the construction of the original temple in the form of persistent lights. Here you can find a fine cup of green tea and the best vegetarian food in the city. A tourist district called Wenshufang is around the temple, it is great place for food, souvenirs ,etc.
Jinli Old Street: Originally built in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Jinli Street is 350m long and a concentration of Chengdu nightlife, snacks and folk culture. There are many cafes and bars here - including Starbucks. They blend modern elements with the old buildings harmoniously. It is enjoyable to sit on a wooden or bamboo chair with a cup of delicious coffee. When night falls, the whole street is decorated with beautiful red lanterns on the each eave of the ancient buildings.
Recommended paid add-on Sichuan Opera show (RMB260=USD43/per): As one of the oldest and most interesting opera forms in Southwestern China, Sichuan Opera is an important part of Chengdu culture and a perfect combination of local dialect along with the customs, folk music, and dances from other regions. Besides the normal singing, and martial arts, Sichuan Opera has many unique features that set it apart, features such as fire breathing, changing faces, and juggling pottery. When enjoying the performance, visitors always amaze at different facial make-ups that are changed fast and mysteriously.
Highlights: Today you will be driven to airport for the flight to Jiuzhagou. Our Jiuzhaigou guide will escort you to visit Huanglong National Park, then drive to hotel in Jiuzhaigou for check-in.
Huanglong National Park: Huanglong is located on the easternmost of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and 300km away from Chengdu. It consists of numerous unique landscapes of geological landforms. Glacial revolution, terrane structure, stratum of carbonic acid rock, tufa water and climatic conditions such as artic-alpine sun light have created this world-famous travertine landscape. The park is famous for its colorful lakes, snow-topped mountains, beautiful valleys and virgin forests. The area, declared a World Heritage Site in 1992 by UNESCO, has been called a "World Wonder" and “Fairy Land on Earth.
Highlights: Today you will have full day visit in Jiuzhaigou National Park
Jiuzhaigou National Park: Listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1992, Jiuzhaigou Valley is an incredible site in the world. It covers 72,000 hectares, and about 2,000 to 4,500 meters about sea level. The park is about the scenery, scenery that takes your breath away, Multi-level waterfalls, colorful lakes and snow-capped peaks are highlights in the park, you may be briefly distracted from the scenery by the telling of local legends and stories, and even a song or two.
Highlights: Transfer to Jiuzhaigou airport for the flight to Chengdu. Upon arrive in Chengdu, transit on your own for the flight to Chengdu. Our Chengdu guide will meet you and escort you to hotel for rest.
Highlights: Today you will be free until your guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to next city.
Meals as listed in itinerary
Accommodation as listed in itinerary
Domestic flights/trains if listed in itinerary
Lisenced local English-speaking tour guides
Private transportation with experienced drivers
Entrance ticket fees for attractions listed in itinerary
Travel insurance (Recommended)
International flights to and out of China
Tips and gratitude to tour guides and drivers
Meals if not specified in the itinerary (Average meals cost is USD5-8/per)