Overview: the Grand Sichuan Tour for tourist nature and panda interests to visit Mt. Emei, Giant Buddha, Stele Forest, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Jinsha Ruins & Museum, Jinli Old Street, Wuhou Temple, Dufu's Thatched Cottage, Snow Pearl Peak of Mt. Minshan, Huanglong National Park, Jiuzhaigou Valley...
Upon your arrival in Chengdu, your local guide will meet you and you will be driven to Mount Emei. The rest of the day is yours to relax.
After breakfast, take the local sightseeing bus to Mt. Emei to visit the Wannian Temple, which is one of the most ancient temples on the Emei Mountain; the Qingyin Pavilion, which was built in the fourth year during the period of Emperor Xi Zong in Tang Dynasty（877）; the Baoguo Temple, at the foot of Mount Emei, was built between 1573 and 1619 during the Ming Dynasty;and the wild monkey protection area.
Transfer to Leshan to see the world's largest stone Giant Buddha, and then visit the Lingyun Temple, which was built during the Tianbao period of the Tang Dynasty, is famous throughout Sichuan, and, indeed, throughout the world; then the ancient Plank Cliff Path, along the cliff on the right flank of the Giant Buddha is a 300-odd-meter nine-turn plank road, paved with 217 steps that range from a maximum width of 1.45 meters to a minimum width of 0.6 meters; and the Stele Forest, which was built in 1984 with an area of 600 square meters, is pushed up among underbrush and ancient trees between Duiyue Peak and Zhurong Peak, and it is an important place of interest at Mountain Lingyun. Drive back to Chengu.
Today, you will be picked up to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to see the adorable panda bears. After lunch, pay a visit to the Jinsha Ruins & Museum, is one of the sites with the largest amount of ancient elephant tusks in the world, and the largest number of gold and jade artifacts in China; and the Jinli Old Street to mingle with the locals.
Visit the Wuhou Temple, whichis a famous Buddhist temple located in the northwest of Chengdu, was discovered that the image of Bodhisattva Manjusri (Wen Shu) appeared in the red light; and the Dufu's Thatched Cottage, is an idyllic 24-acre (97,000 m2) park and museum in honor of the Tang Dynasty poet Du Fu at the western outskirts of Chengdu, adjacent to the Huanhua Xi, (Flower Rinsing Creek). The remainder of the day is for your independent exploration.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Jiuzhaigou. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to the hotel check in. Later, climb over the snow mountain by bus to overlook the Snow Pearl Peak of Mt. Minshan. Snow Pearl Peak, with a height of 5588 meters,is the main peak of Mt. Minshan. Next, proceed to visit the the Five Color Pool, the Xiseng Waterfall and some other beautiful spots in the Huanglong National Park. Huanglong National Park is known for its colorful pools formed by calcite deposits, especially in Huanglonggou (Yellow Dragon Gully), as well as diverse forest ecosystems, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls and hot springs.
There is a word goes that in China: "He who returns from Jiuzhaigou will not see the water landscapes in other places again". Today, you will verify this word by visiting the Long Lake, the Multi Color Pool, the Panda Lake, the Mirror Lake, the Tiger Lake, the Nourilang Waterfall, the Peral Waterfall and etc..
Today, continue to enjoy your sighseeing in Jiuzhaigou Valley by bus .
After breakfast, you're escorted to the airport for the flight to Chengdu. In Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, you'll take the flight (your arrangement) to your next destination.
Transportation cost covers all the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax, train tickets between the cities as the itinerary specified.
Transfer between airports, railway station, hotels and scenic spots for sightseeing around the cities that are specified by the itinerary with private air conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.
All entrance fees to the scenic spots listed in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by private tour guides depends on the real-time local circumstances wheather are beyond the control of Access China Travel. We will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible.
All normal meals as the itinerary specified: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner in local restaurant. Breakfasts are served in hotel, breakfasts have Chinese or Western style for your option; Lunches are served in carefully selected quality local Chinese restaurants with best service, your lunches will be ordered by your guide catering to your preferences within normal standard. Dinners as the itinerary specified will be also served in local Chinese restaurants. The meal quotation is normalized. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, famous rare dishes, Indian food or more, please inform us in advance. For the unspecified dinners, you will have dinner on your own. Feel free to ask your local guide for suggestions or recommendation.
Normal sightseeing activities as the itinerary listed will be escorted with English-speaking guide. The English-speaking guide and driver in each city are with you throughout the entire itinerary around that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
Hotel service criterion: two adults share on one standard twin/double-bed room; solo traveler who want to occupy one twin/double-bed room assigned is required for extra single supplement rate. A single room is available on prior request at an additional cost; if a recommended hotel unavailable, it will be replaced by one of the same class. All hotels as the itinerary listed serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
The tour cost includes the planning, handling, booking, operation and communication charges.