5 Days Chengdu, Giant Buddha & Mt. Emei Tour

Tour Route: Chengdu, Mount Emei, Chengdu

Discover Chengdu's highlights and the world hetitages in Leshan and Mt.Emei on this 5-day customized private tour, which not only offers you a chance to spend happy hours with cute pandas, but also an amazing view of the Giant Buddha and the breathtaking scenery from the top of Mt. Emei.

Private Tour
Day 1 Arrival in Chengdu

Upon arrival at Chengdu airport/train station, your private guide and driver will pick you up warmly and transfer to your Chengdu hotel

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Chengdu

Early this morning, have a exciting tour to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding which is not only the most important panda scientific research center, but also dwelling home for more than 100 Giant Pandas. You can closely observe pandas of different ages eating bamboos, playing with each other, tumbling, climbing trees, etc. There is a panda museum where you can learn some scientific information about pandas.

Followed by a trip to the Wenshu Temple, whose predecessor was the Tang Dynasty Miaoyuan Pagoda Temple. Walk around and see the peaceful gardens, calligraphy steles, and red walls of this delightful complex.

Chengdu is famous for relaxing and leisure pace in China, you will experience in Chengdu People's Park. Sit down, order a pot of Chinese tea, make a casual chat with your friends and watching locals indulging themselves in different kinds of folk entertainment – napping in a lively teahouse, playing mahjong, disco dancing, neck massage, ear cleaning.
Then proceed to Jinli Old Street, which used to boasted as the “the First Street of the Shu Kingdom”

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Chengdu to Leshan to Mt. Emei

In the morning, you will be driven to Leshan city, which costs about 2 hours. Visit the Giant Buddha, the largest carved statue of Buddha in the world,  also listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1992.

You will also take boat to appreciate the Giant Buddha, a sitting stone statue of Maitreya carved on a cliff at the confluence of Min River, Qingyi River and Dadu River.

Afterwards, you will be transferred to a hotel near Mt. Emei.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Mt. Emei to Chengdu

You will spend a full day visiting Mount Emei, which is another UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the four famous Buddhist mountains in China. You will take a relaxing walking trip from the Monastery of Ten Thousand Years to the Monkey Eco-Area. By first taking a public sightseeing bus at the entrance, you will arrive at the parking lot of the Monastery of Ten Thousand Years in 30 minutes. Jump on a cable car to go up to the monastery in a relaxed style in just 10 minutes without wasting any time.

The Monastery of Ten Thousand Years is the largest and oldest monastery on Mount Emei. Then, walk a few steps to Qingyin Pavilion to enjoy the natural beauty of the sub-tropical forest and waterfall. Walking forward, through a valley called Yixiantian, you will arrive at the Monkey Eco-Area where you can see some piquant monkeys, but do not get too close to them for safety reasons. Then you can walk to Wuxiangang parking lot in 30 minutes and take a public bus back to the entrance. The whole journey takes about 3 to 3½ hours. Your guide and driver will escort you back to the hotel in Chengdu after the tour.

1. If you don't want to walk too much, your guide and adjust the itinerary to shorten the hiking route according to your needs.
2. Gold Summit is only recommended on sunny days. Due to the humid weather on Mount Emei, Gold Summit is covered in mist most of the time(over 200 days in a year) and fog will envelope the nice views from Gold Summit.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Departure from Chengdu

Today your guide and driver will pick you up from Chengdu hotel and send you off for your flight/train to next destination.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$799 US$590
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$829 US$620

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Qingming Festival Holiday (Apr. 4 - 6, 2020 ), Labor's Day Holiday (May 1 - 3, 2020) ,Dragon Boat Festival Holiday (Jun. 25 - 27, 2020) and National Day Holiday (Oct 1- Oct 8, 2020).

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels.
4. Four-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified.
5. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
6. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

1. China entry visa fees.
2. International or domestic airfare or train tickets not included in the itinerary.
3. Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals.
4. Tips for guides and drivers.
5. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.)
6. Excursions and activities not included in itinerary.
7. Single room supplement.

Interested in this itinerary but would like to make changes to the hotels, destinations, sites, or anything else? Contact us here to customize this itinerary just for you.

It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

I will depart from Huangshan to Chengdu on Septempber 6th. But I couldn't find any flight for that date. How could this be?
Asked by Clifford (Aug.07, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (Aug.07, 2012) replied:
The flight operates on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Huangshan Airport to Chengdu Airport.

Hi,I plan to visit chengdu in mid August, hows the weather will be in Aug?
Asked by Cindy (Aug.02, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (Aug.02, 2012) replied:
August is one of the hotest months in Chengdu, but it is still ok for you to visit Chengdu in August.

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