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History and culture in Chengdu is really worthy for travelers, especially on its mountains and waters. This time
let us focus on Mt. Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Irrigation Project -
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Day 1 (L or D) Chengdu Arrival
Upon arrival, guide will meet you at airport or railway station and then take you to check in the fixed hotel
there. After a short break, take afternoon time to visit Wuhouci Temple and Du Fu Cottage.
- Wuhouci Temple: It is a place to commemorate Zhuge Kongming in Three Kingdoms around 2 and 3
centuries. Zhuge Kongming is an avatar in China.
- Du Fu Cottage: The poet Du Fu lived in Chengdu for years. In the west suburbs of the city, he built for
himself a thatched hut and wrote a lot of poems here. The poet's thatched cottage is an important scenic and
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Day 2 (B, L) Chengdu
Today we will drive to explore the mysterious Mt. Qingcheng famed of Daoism by cable car and marvalous
Dujiangyan Irrigation. There is a small inner lake called Yuecheng Lake we can also get a glance.
- The front gate of Mt. Qingcheng: Located about 15 kilometers from the southeast of Dujiangyan City,
Sichuan Province, Mt. Qingcheng lies amidst the Western Mountains covered with pure white snow, and
dominates the fertile land of Chengdu.
- Dujiangyan: It is an Irrigation System, which was built over 2250 years ago to irrigate the Chengdu Basin,
and it has been cultivated the whole basin for more than 2000 years already.
- Cable Car on Mt. Qingcheng: You can take the cable car for deep feeling of the Mt.Qingcheng.
- Yuecheng Lake: Yuecheng Lake is located in the foot of Yuecheng Hill.
Day 3 (B, L) Chengdu
Our focus today is the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in the morning and Sanxingdui
Museum in Guanghan in the afternoon.
- Sanxingdui Museum in Guanghan: Founded in 1992, this museum occupies an area of 7000 square
kilometers, and has a exhibition of the cultural relics excavated from No1 and No2 sacrificial pits of Shang
Dynasty (from 16th-11th century B.C.). There are thousands of pieces of invaluable relics such as bronze
ware, jade ware, gold ware, pottery, and bone ware on the exhibition, where you can get a closed look and
learn more about the ancient China.
- Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding : It locates at the Axe Hill 10 kilometers from the north
suburb of Chengdu City. It covers an area of 600 acres. The environment here is exquisitely designed; the air
is refreshing with the bamboo growing luxuriantly and flocks of wild birds flying around. (There are two
Personal interactions with the pandas. One is enjoying seeing Feeding at 9am or 2pm and another is taking
photo with them by donating RMB300-500 for adult pandas or RMB50-100 for baby pandas. You can consult
with our guide who will be there assisting you on it before visit. You will be highly appreciated if can do
something for them.)
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Day 4 (B) Chengdu Departure over 2250 years ago to irrigate the Chengdu Basin,
Enjoy your free time before departure and we will drive you to airport at the fixed time.
Five Star Hotel: Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza or Chengdu Haiyatt Hotel .
Four Star Hotel: Chengdu Tianfu Sunshine Hotel (Amara) .
Our price includes:
A. Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel or airport; Entrance fees;
B. Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner.
C. Personal Guide & Driver + Private car / van for Private Transfers and sightseeing.
D. Hotels accommodation (twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary.
E. All Service Charge and Taxes.
F. Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels.
A. Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
B. Visa Fees.
C. Personal Expenses.
Please Note: Price may vary according to different seasons.You can extend your stay in Chengdu after this
package finished, we will keep the discount hotel rate for you for the extended days.
How to Book? over 2250 years ago to irrigate the Chengdu Basin,
1. You can book online or by email, tell us which hotel to pick you up, then receive our confirmation email.
2. When you arrive in Chengdu, our tour guide will call you the night before the tour, if you are not in hotel
room, we will leave a message in your room, to inform the time to pick you up in the next morning.
Payment Methods: 1.Pay cash to tour guide 2.Credit card 3.PayPal 4.Bank transfer
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Day 1-2: Chengdu Arrival & Chengdu
Come to the Hometown of Giant Panda and explore the Land of Abundance by visiting Chengdu Research
Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Wenshu Monastery, Renmin Park and Jinli Old Street.
Day 3: High Speed Train to Chongqing & Board Yangtze River Cruise
Take a 2-hour high speed train from Chengdu to Chongqing and have a leisure exploration in the Mountain
City; transfer to Chongqing Chaotianmen cruise port to board your Yangtze River cruise.
Day 4-5: Yangtze River Cruise
Enjoy the relaxing leisure life on Yangtze cruise, take shore excursions to Shibaozhai Pagoda, Shennv
Stream, appreciate breathtaking scenery along Three Gorges - Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge.
Day 6: Yangtze River Cruise & Yichang Departure
In the morning, transfer to see the world famous Three Gorges Dam Site before you leave Yichang.
Full Itinerary Day by day
Day 1 Chengdu Arrival (D)
Welcome to Chengdu, the hometown of Giant Pandas! be greeted by our tour guide in the Arrival Hall who is
holding a sign on which says your name. A comfortable vehicle with an experienced driver will transfer you
directly to your hotel. Your guide will help you check in. The rest of today is yours to enjoy the leisurely life
pace of this city on your own.
In the evening, enjoy hotpot in a local restaurant to taste the local Sichuan flavor.
Sichuan Local Cuisine - Hotpot
Day 2 Chengdu (B, L)
In the early morning, your guide and driver will pick you at your hotel. Drive about 10 km to Chengdu
Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to see the cute giant pandas and red pandas. Watch the pandas
eating, climbing the tree, roaming in their enclosure and playing with each other. (Please note: if you want
hold a giant panda, you should pay 2000 RMB which belongs to the donation fee for saving the rare
After the happy time with pandas, transfer to Wenshu Monastery. Built in Sui Dynasty, it is a clean and quiet
temple in the city center where you could experience Buddhist culture and local life of Chengdu.
After lunch, drive to Renmin Park to sip a cup of tea as locals do and explore the leisure life of Chengdu
citizen. Later, stroll along “the First Street of West Sichuan” - Jinli Old Street, admire the traditional Shu
Kingdom buildings and taste some local snacks.
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Chengdu Giant Panda
Day 3 High Speed Train to Chongqing & Board Yangtze River Cruise (B, L)
In the morning, be escorted to the train station to take a 2-hour high speed train to Chongqing. Upon arrival,
your guide and driver will pick you up at Chongqing North Railway Station and take you to explore the
must-sees in the Mountain City.
First, visit Ciqikou Old Town where you can still see lots of Ming and Qing Dynasty architecture, local shops,
tea houses, local Sichuan street performance and more. Then, head to the famous Three Gorges Museum,
the largest monographic museum in China. The exterior of the museum has cambered walls and vitreous
dome, representing the history & culture of Three Gorges Project and its origins. Your last stop is Eling Park,
one of the old private gardens in Chongqing, built in late Qing Dynasty around 1909 AD. Due to its relatively
high altitude, there you can have a bird's eye view of the whole city.
Then, you'll be transferred to Chongqing Chaotianmen Cruise Port, and board the ship in the late afternoon.
Your lifetime Yangtze River Cruise starts! (Note: the boarding time changes based on the cruise ships,
season, water level, weather, etc.)
Three Gorges Museum
Day 4 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)
Take shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda. Shibaozhai, like a pearl on Yangtze River, is 278 kilometers
away from Chongqing. As the gem of Chinese Architecture, the 12-story, 18th Century red wooden temple is
an architectural delight full of Legends and beautiful stories.
Please Note: Some cruise ships make the shore excursion to the Fengdu Ghost City. Reach the top of Ming
Mountain to check why it has been regarded as the "City of Ghosts". It is where the devil lives according to
Chinese legend. The temples shows punish instruments and demon paintings, depicting the Chinese
people’s imagination of hell. You have the final say on which excursion to make, as we can book any of the
cruise ships at great rates!
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Day 5 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)
Shore excursion to Shennong Stream by smaller vessels. Shennong Stream, called Goddess Stream, is
reputed as the Original Virgin Valley of Yangtze where you could see extraordinary view.
Note: Some cruise ships make the shore excursion to the Shennong Stream. Shennong Stream is a
collection of local culture. The nature scenery, boat tracker, local sampan, ancient hanging coffins, unique
ethnic minority Tujia culture… all is worth your exploration. You have the final say on which excursion to
make, as we can book any of the cruise ships at great rates!
Day 6 Yangtze River Cruise & Yichang Departure (B, L)
Today's highlight is your morning excursion to the world famous Three Gorges Dam. It is the biggest dam in
China and the world’s largest hydroelectric station for the usage of the flood control and power generation.
Be prepared for your check-out procedure and the ship will arrive in Yichang at about 11:30-12:00. Our guide
will expect you on board and visit the Yichang Museum if time permits. After lunch at a local famous
restaurant, drive to the Yichang airport, train stations and take a flight or train to next destination.
Entrance fees of the scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
Meals as specified in the itinerary.(Exceptions: If the western breakfast is not available in some of the hotels,
breakfast would be either Chinese breakfast or Chinese and western breakfast.)
Hotels: Hotel Based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds or a king size bed; All hotels as listed in
the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast; Please note double bed room is on request
basis which is subject to Hotel's availability and re-confirmation upon check-in.
Service, room facilities and breakfast might be not up to standard in some remote areas.
Transportation: Flights or train as listed in the itinerary.
Sightseeing As listed in the Itinerary will be escorted with English-speaking guide;
Service of local guide and van is for a maximum of 8 hours during the full day individual tour packages.
* Please note that our English-speaking guide and driver provided for you in each city or area will not fly with
you from one city to another.
Private Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in each city or area by private
air-conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide as listed in the itinerary.
Service Charge (the planning, handling, operational and communication charges) & Government Taxes.
Luggage Transfers between airports, trains and hotels.
Flights (Economy class) not as listed in the itinerary.
Accommodation not as listed in the itinerary.
Visa Fees: Please make sure that you have got your valid passport and visa before your entry to China. We
can send you a free official invitation letter to assist you in obtaining your visa after the reservation deposit is
Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary.
Meals not listed in the itinerary.
Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional
Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc.
Excess Baggage Charges.
Life Tourist insurance. Please kindly note that the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin
should be purchased in advance on your own.