Beijing-Chengdu Panda- Leshan giant Buddha 7 days Tour
Day01,Arrival in Beijing
Our guide will meet you outside the customs of Beijing Airport after you retrieve your luggage and clear the customs, and then transfer you to the well selected hotel. The rest of the day is left to you for your own city exploration or just have a good rest in the hotel for the next day's journey.
Today's tour begins with a stroll along the famous Tiananmen Square - the largest square in the world, and then the Forbidden City, the best-preserved and grandest wood-structure imperial palace of China. It is an unparalleled work in the world, with 24 emperors used to live inside. The afternoon, we will transfer you to visit the Temple of Heaven, where the imperial members used to pray for a good harvest.
Morning excursion transfers you to climb China Great Wall- Badaling, the most typical and best-preserved section. Atop the wall, you will sense its majestic vigor and charm. This afternoon, we will stroll across the Sacred Road and visit Dingling, the underground palace of Ming Tombs complex. The tomb complex is composed of 13 Ming emperors' graves. As it is an auspicious site for mausoleum in Chinese Fengshui, so these emperors chose to rest there. On the way back to downtown, we will drive by the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium). You may get a chance to see its appearance and take a picture of it at a distance.
Day04,Beijing - Chengdu
Before bidding farewell to the city, we will seize the chance to pay a visit to the Summer Palace, one of the world famous imperial gardens. Based on Wanshou Hill, the park takes natural advantage of Kunming Lake. The perfect combination of natural scenery and classic architecture is undoubtedly a masterpiece. Then you will have a special Hutong tour, which enables you to experience the local people's daily life and perceive their root culture.Our local guide will meet you outside the baggage claim area at Chengdu Airport,go to hotel.
Today we will first take a visit to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. This is also one of the most highlight parts of your trip. You will be driven to the base in the early morning to catch the panda's most active moment, breakfast feeding time. First, you will drop by the Giant Panda Museum, where you can get a better understanding of panda's origin, living habits. Then proceed to the panda's enclosure. Pandas stay in their cozy houses, some taking a nap, while some falling into fantasy and some of them will walk to the glass greeting with visitors.After lunch, we will pay a visit to Broad and Narrow Alleys, exploring the culture of Chengdu. It is a commercial street developed from local dwellings, and the old buildings become book shops, restaurants and pubs. Then head to Jinsha Site Museum to get yourself cultivated by the profound and flourishing history of Sichuan Province.
Day06, Chengdu - Leshan - Chengdu
Today we'll drive you to Leshan, about 1.5 hours journey. Upon arrival, you will visit Leshan Giant Buddha, the biggest carvings in the world, with a total height of 233 feet (71 meters). First built in 803 AD, this Giant Buddha survived hundreds of years so far. Taking a boat alone the river is the best way to enjoy the full view of the Buddha. In addition, some small cliff carving figures will jump to your eyes when you climb up the mountain. Finally we will transfer you back to Chengdu. Lunch is arranged by yourself, but our guide will offer you some suggestions.
Day07,Departure from Chengdu
Today we will see you off at the airport,the tour end.