Day Trip to the Panda Base & Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu (Private)
Attractions: Panda Research Base, Leshan Giant Buddha
Tour Code: SP002 Tour Duration: 07:00-18:00 Tour Type: Private Tour Price Inclusion: Hotel pick-up and drop-off service; Private car or minivan with driver; Private English speaking tour guide; Entrance tickets; Lunch.
Highlights The giant pandas are not only a Chinese national treasure, but also loved by many people around the world. This full day customized private tour guarantees the best experience of the top attractions in Chengdu – giant pandas in Chengdu Panda Breeding Center and the spectacular Leshan Giant Buddha.
Tour Itinerary At 07:00, your private tour guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby, and then head to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Pandas which is a 40-minute ride away from Chengdu city. Pandas are most active in the morning. There, you will have around 2 hours to see the furry giant pandas of all ages, eating and interacting with each other. You will also have a chance to see the baby pandas, as well as documents and pictures of how these pink mouse-sized baby pandas grow to become giant black and white chubby pandas of over 100kg (about 220 pounds).
Afterwards, take a 2-hour drive to the Leshan Grand Buddha. Upon arrival in Leshan, indulge in a delicious Chinese lunch at a popular local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will visit Leshan Giant Buddha, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the largest stone Buddha in the world. You may take a boat on the river to enjoy the whole view of the Giant Buddha, and then enter the park to visit or just choose one of the activities. Facing the river, the Buddha has a symmetrical design, beautifully portrayed through its graceful stillness.
At the end of the tour, the guide and driver will transfer you back to the city and drop you off at the hotel at around 18:00.
Included in Tour Price Downtown hotel pick-up and drop-off service; Private car or minivan with driver; Private English-speaking tour guide; Entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
Not included in Tour Price Gratuities (recommended)
Additional Information The day before your tour departure, your tour guide will call your hotel room to inform you of your departure time before 21:00 that evening. Alternatively, the tour guide will leave a message for you if you are not in your hotel. If you have not received any contact from your guide, you can call our tour manager emergency number to confirm your time. (Michael Wang: 13381057840)