Day Trip to the Panda Base & Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu (Private)
Attractions: Panda Research Base, Leshan Giant Buddha
Tour Code: CD003 Tour Duration: 8:00-18:00 Tour Type: Private Tour Price Inclusion: Hotel pick-up and drop-off service; Pivate car or minivan with driver; Private English speaking tour guide; Entrance tickets; Lunch
Highlights The giant pandas are not only Chinese national treasures but also beloved by 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 8:30 am, your private tour guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby and then head to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda which is a 30-minute ride away from Chengdu city. Pandas are more active in the morning. 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 those very cute baby pandas as well as documents and pictures of how these pink little mouse-sized things grow to giant black and white chubby pandas of over 100kg (about 220 pounds).
Then 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 abducted by UNESCO as the World Heritage site. You may take a boat to enjoy the whole view of Giant Buddha and then enter the park to visit or choose one of them. Facing the river, the Buddha has symmetrical posture beautifully captured in its solemn 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.
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 1. Notice before Departure: The day before your tour departure, your tour guide will call your hotel room to inform you of your departure time before 9:00pm 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: 13811004692)