This is a wonderful adventure to experience some of China’s greatest passions including the adorable Giant Pandas. There’s a certain charm that you’ll sense as you stroll through the lush bamboo gardens and well-preserved old Chengdu. Food lovers will be in their element as Chengdu boasts some deliciously diverse and flavoursome cuisine. Your tour won’t be complete without sipping tea with the locals and taking a day trip and cruise in Leshan.
Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base - Wenshu Monastery - Tea House and Bamboo Garden - Wanjiang Lou Pavilion - Leshan and Giant Buddha - Wulong Temple - River Cruise
From AU $429 per person - twin-share, detailed prices below
3 nights accommodation with Breakfast (B), Lunches (L) and Dinners (D) as per the itinerary, accredited English-speaking tour guide, transportation for all specified transfers, tours, entry fees to shows and attractions as per the itinerary
Airfares and taxes, Visa application fees, personal expenses such as telephone, dry cleaning, taxi fares etc, gratuities to guides and drivers, optional activities, shows, meals or any items denoted by ** throughout the itinerary
You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. No meals have been arranged for today.
This morning is devoted to a special visit to the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base where you’ll spend ample time checking out China’s national treasure. This is a wonderful opportunity to view the Pandas from early infancy through to their full-grown adulthood. You’ll also visit Wenshu Monastery - famous for its Buddhist cultural relics and exquisite garden. After lunch visit a traditional Chengdu Tea House to experience one of China’s oldest and most popular cultures. You’ll also stroll through the serenity of Wangjiang Lou Pavilion to admire some of the magnificent bamboo gardens. Afterwards adjourn for dinner to feast on some of Chengdu’s finest delicacies. (BLD)
After breakfast, you’ll be met by your guide to begin a full day excursion to Leshan to view the worlds largest stone carved Buddha. Standing at a height of 71metres, construction of the Buddha first commenced in the 8th century and took a staggering 90 years to complete. After lunch, you’ll visit nearby Wulong Temple and enjoy a relaxing river cruise. Whilst on the cruise you’ll have uninterrupted views of the Giant Buddha and gain a better perspective of its enormity by seeing it from a distance. Later transfer back to your hotel for an evening free. (BL)
Checkout and transfer to the airport for your onward journey. (B)
Tour Prices per person twin-share in AU$
01 Dec 2012 - 28 Feb 2013,
01 Dec 2013 - 28 Feb 2014
$150 per person twin-share or $280 per single traveller
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