7 days tour of Chengdu-Leshan-Mt.Emei-Zigong-Dazu-Chongqing

Tour Code:TSG-EL-0701
Start in:Chengdu     End in: Chongqing
Destinations:Chengdu - Leshan Grand Buddha - Mt.Emei - Zigong - Dazu Carvings - Chongqing

Tour Highlights

Emeishan and Leshan are Buddhism area.Leshan Giant Buddha is the largest stone sculpture of Buddha in the world. Zigong dinosaur museum brings you back to millions of years ago to see the dinosaurs' living on this land;the salt musuem shows us how people make salt from the well water. Dazu Stone Carving, is another stone carving treasure in China. As the only world heritage of Chongqing municipality,Dazu stone carving attracts vistors with its careful and exequisite work on the staues, the social and art value.
Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Chengdu
Upon arrival, pick you up at Chengdu airport, and then transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is on your own, you can have a good rest at hotel or take an easy walk around the city.  Overnight at Chengdu.

Day 2 Chengdu Panda Base & Jinsha Museum (B+L+D)
In the morning, pick you up at your hotel and drive to
Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center, it takes about half an hour. You will catch pandas' feeding time, they are at their most active, both Adults and Babies. Later then watch the film at Panda Museum to know the panda daily life, Baby getting birth, ect.  Afterwards drive back to downtown for lunch. Afternoon visit Jinsha Site Museum, which is located in the northwest of Chengdu, 5KM from downtown. Jinsha Site was discovered in Feb.2001, and it was the most significant archaeological discoery in the 21 century in China. Covering a total area of 300.000 square meters, the Jinsha Site Museum is a place for visitors to closely observe the excavation of archeological spot and a perfect place to learn the glorious Chinese culture of the ancient Shu Kingdom. Late afternoon walk around Jinli ancient streets, you can taste different kinds of snacks there. In the evening enjoy the cultural show - Sichuan Opera at Shufengyayun tea house or Sichuan theater (pay by yourself). Overnight at Chengdu.

Day 3  Leshan Grand Buddha (B+L+D)
After breakfast, drive to Leshan. On the way enjoy the beautiful countryside landscape of western Chengdu Plains during about two hour's driving on the expressway. In Leshan visit the biggest sitting Buddha sculpture in the Lingyun Temple.
The grand Buddha was completed in 803 of Tang Dynasty after 90 year's construction and enjoys the fame of the biggest sitting stone sculpture in the world with a 71-meter height. Carved on the cliff face, the sculpture is well designed with perfect balance and effective water drainage system. You can also choose to have a boat tour to see Leshan Grand Buddha(pay by yourself). After lunch, drive to Mt.Emei, check in and have a good rest. In the afternoon you will be arranged to visit Baoguo temple. Overnight at Emeishan.

Day 4 Full day sightseeing to Golden Summit / Chengdu (B+L+D)
Early Morning take the local sightseeing bus to Leidongping, then walk about 15 minutes to Jieyin Hall, here you will take the cable car to
Golden summit. Visit the Huazang temple, Golden summit Buddha Statue. If you are lucky enough, you may see the clouds sea and Buddhist Halo. After lunch take sightseeing bus down to foot of the mountain, you may choose to have hot-spring at your hotel or other hotels(fee is on your own). Overnight at Emeishan.

Day 5 Mt.Emei - Zigong(B+L+D)
In the morning drive all the way to Zigong(about 3.5hours). In Zigong, you will be arranged to visit the
Dinosaur Museum, established in the noted site of dinosaur fossils, Dashanpu, it is about 11 kilometers from the center of Zigong City. Together with the American National Dinosaur Park and the Canadian Dinosaur Park, it is one of the world's three largest dinosaur museums. Then visit Zigong Salt-mining Museum. Zigong has a long-standing civilization as well as rich underground resources in China. The city is also called the 'Salt Capital' in the past because of its salt resources and production. The museum to show how people make salt in traditional way. Overnight at Zigong.

Day 6 Zigong - Dazu - Chongqing (B+L)
Set off from Zigong in early morning and drive to Dazu, visit
Dazu Grottoes in the morning. The Dazu Grottoes spread across more than 75 sites in the county, and contain over 50,000 stone sculptures carved from the Tang Dynasty (618-907) to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The two major sites are Beishan (North Hill) and Baodingshan (Baoding Hill). Afterwards, drive to Chongqing (117km). Overnight at Chongqing.

Day 7 Departure from Chongqing (B+L)
Visit the People's Congress Hall, a giant traditional building with a large square, where plenty of people do morning and evening exercise everyday. Then visit the General Stilwell Museum, a museum to commemorate General Stiwell during The World War Two. Move on to visit the Eling Park, where people can have a bird's view of the whole Chongqing city and get a general idea of the Yangtze River. Then visit the Ciqikou Old Town, an old town with traditional Chongqing style buildings, tea houses and Sichuan Opera houses. Get aboard for your Yangtze cruise or fly to other cities for your tour.


Private Tour Prices (Based on per person and shown in RMB,see the exchange rate here)

Group size
Travelers &above
All year round 6880 5690 4808 960 -
Remark:All the prices shown here are by the minimu size of the group, for instance, the price for 2-5 people is worked out for 2 persons only, if you have more than 2 but less than 5 perosns in the group, the price will be lower than what's publised here.
Service included
*Entrance tickets: All personal entrance tickets;
*Food: 6Lunch and 4Dinner specified in the tour itinerary;
*Transportation: Car/ Minivan depends on number of tourists;
*Guide: English-speaking guide;
*Hotels: 3 star standard hotels( twin sharing room with daily breakfast)
*Airport pick-up and drop-off service.

Service excluded
*Any domestic flights and Yangtze cruise;
*Meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary;
*Personal expense such as laundry, drinks, internet, fax, telephone calls etc;
*Cable car at Mt.Emei;
*Tips for the guide and driver;


1.The price is based on twin sharing accommodation, single room supplyment will be charged for solo occupancy.
2.Prices listed above are valid excluding the periods of Chinese New Year, May day holiday, China National Day holiday and other important activities which cause the big tour price change, an enquiry would be necessary for the exact tour price if you happened to travel during these periods.
3.Reservation is suggested to make at least 5 days ahead of your departure date.
4.Shoppings won't be arranged in this tour, which help the visitors avoid tourist traps.
5.Our travel agency reserves the rights to adjust the itinerary without senic spots missed......

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