Trip Itinerary & Travel Details
Day 1 Arrive in Chengdu (/)
Classic 4 Days Chengdu Tour starts from the airport pick up service at Chengdu airport. Upon arrive at the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, our Chengdu tour guide will greet you at the exit of the arrival hall with a welcome sign and then escort you to your hotel in Chengdu, the Capital of Sichuan. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 2 Chengdu , Leshan and Mt. Emei (B, L)
After breakfast, you will start your trip to Leshanin the morning. The famous Leshan Giant Buddha is located to the east of Leshan City, Sichuan Province, at the confluence of three rivers, namely, Min River, Qingyi River, and Dadu River. The statue makes itself the most renowned scenic spot in Leshan City. The first visit is to see the largest stone-carved Buddha in the world, then proceed to Mt. Emei, stay at the foot of Mt. Emei.
Leshan Buddha: first built in 713 A. D. of Tang Dynasty, the largest stone-carved statue of Buddha in the world with a height of 71 meters.
Mt. Emei: Mt. Emei which is towering, beautiful, old and mysterious looks like a huge green screen standing in the southwest of the Chengdu Plain. It is one of the four famous Buddhist Holy mountains in China.
Day 3 Mt. Emei/ Chengdu (B, L)
Visit Baoguo Temple at the foot, and proceed to go up the mountain, you may see the wild monkeys on the way, and visit Wannian Temple. Then drive back to Chengdu.
Baoguo Temple: Located at the foot of Mt. Emei, Baoguo Temple is the largest temple on the mountain. This temple is normally the starting point for tours up the mountain. Build during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Baoguo Temple is home to the Mt. Emei Buddhist Society. The entire temple complex is built in a typical courtyard home style and covers an area of over 10 acres. Each courtyard has its own individual style, and the views of Mt. Emei change as visitors travel deeper into Baoguo Temple.
Wannian Temple: Built during the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420), Wannian Temple contains five halls in a tiered style. One highlight of this temple is a bronze statue of Puxian riding an elephant which was cast during the Song Dynasty (960-1279). The statue which was built in Chengdu is over 7 meters high and weighs over 62 tons and is of supurb craftsmanship. It is amazing to think how such a large and heavy statue was transported using simple tools and how it was done remains a mystery. Outside Wannian temple is a cablecar which can take tourists up to the Golden Summit.
Day 4 Chengdu (B, L)
Drive to see lovely giant pandas at Panda Breeding Center, and then transfer to airport and fly to next destination.
Panda Breeding Center: First opened in 1987, a semi-wild area where those lovely China's ambassadors can be allowed to freely roam.