Visit China's panda capital in style – get exploring right away with a convenient airport pick up and transfer to your destination in the city. On arrival, a professional driver will be waiting, name sign in hand, to get you to your downtown hotel safely, quickly and in comfort. With a range of stylish cars good for groups of 2, 5, 9 and 15, this transfer is ideal for both couples and larger traveling groups. With a private transfer, your Chengdu fun can start right away and if you want the same transfer from your hotel back to the airport, simply make a second booking!
Complete your visit to China with a trip to the country’s premier giant panda sanctuary! A friendly, English-speaking guide will meet you at your hotel early morning and bring you the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. The base is located just 10 kilometers from the city center at Futou Mountain. It is fully equipped for giant panda breeding, with a baby panda house, several enclosures for adult pandas and cubs, health stations, a giant panda museum, and a laboratory. The base aims to create a simulation of the panda's wildlife environment so they can be eventually released to further the preservation of this endangered species. After spending your morning surrounded by these cute creatures, you’ll return to downtown Chengdu for lunch before heading over to Dufu's Thatched Cottage, a memorial museum for one of China's greatest poets. The tour’s last stop is Wuhou Temple, which is dedicated to Zhuge Liang, a famous statesman, ideologist and strategist during the Three Kingdoms Period.
Escape the hustle and bustle of downtown Chengdu and experience the natural splendor of the Sichuan region in this one day tour of Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Irrigation System. Your friendly English-speaking guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you for an immersive exploration of two of Chengdu’s famed UNESCO World Heritage sites. Mount Qingcheng has a significant spot in Chinese history as the place where philosopher Zhang Ling founded the doctrine of Taoism. The mountain is lined with sacred temples and impressive halls cradled by dense layers of bamboo trees. You will also gain a fascinating insight into the ecological engineering feat behind the Dujiangyan Irrigation System from your knowledgeable guide and hear of how the structure led to significant agricultural development in the region.
Frolic with the adorable Giant Pandas of Chengdu amidst their well recreated natural habitat surrounded by tall green bamboos, captivating aromatic flowers and beautiful lush hills. Considered a national treasure, these charming little beings attract travelers from around the world each year. Familiarise yourself with the Giant Pandas and collect a myriad of cool facts about their habitat and survival by means of an expert local English speaking private tour guide. Explore the Giant Panda medical center, fodder room, and research laboratories, where you will be given a chance to make your contribution to the research base.
The first Buddhist temple in China was built on the summit of Mount Emei in the 1st century AD, making it an area of exceptional spiritual and cultural importance. There are now over 30 temples, all done in the local traditional style and most are built on hillsides, taking advantage of the terrain. Standing at 10,226 feet tall, Mount Emei was named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1996 and has become one of Sichuan Province’s must-see sites. Your friendly, English-speaking guide will make sure you reach the Mount Emei Scenic Area and get back to Chengdu with ease and comfort. The mountain is best to visit during the summer as bitter cold and heavy snowfall can render the summit inaccessible. Another good time to visit is in early autumn, so you can use the myriad stone carvings along the trails and stave off the cool mists by hunkering down with a warm cup of green tea at one of the temple tea houses.
See the best of Chengdu in 8 hours with a full day private car hire package. You will be serviced by a professional speaking driver who will pick you up from your hotel in your choice of a sedan, mini van, or even a mini bus for large groups. You will be taken to the list of attractions or spots that you wish to visit while in Chengdu. If you need suggestions from a local, the driver will be more than happy to provide you with insight.
Not far from the city of Chengdu sits the tallest pre-modern statue and largest stone Buddha statue in the world. From your hotel, your guide will first bring you to downtown Leshan to have a taste of the city's popular dishes and other Sichuan delicacies. After a hearty lunch, you'll be ready to see the ancient wonder that is the Leshan Giant Buddha! This colossal statue of Maitreya (bodhisattva or a Buddha yet to come) standing at 71 meters was carved into the side of Mount Lingyun over 1,300 years ago.
If you happen to be visiting Chengdu during your trip to China and if you love panda bears as well as have a fascination for Buddhism, then you’re in luck! Book through Klook and go on a tour to visit Chengdu’s Giant Panda Base and visit the city of Leshan to see its famous Giant Buddha! You’ll begin your tour by visiting the panda wonderland. There, you can marvel at all the majestic and adorable panda bears calling it home. As you move along, you’ll surely spot a variety of these herbivorous creatures, such as the common black and white pandas, red pandas, and even baby pandas in the base’s nursery area. You’ll also learn about why the base was established and learn about the significance of these bears to the country. After that, you’ll head for Leshan, the City of Gastronomy. There, you’ll have the chance to try out a wide variety of Sichuan dishes, so make sure to bring a lot of cash so you can have a hearty feast on scrumptious plates or munch on street food. This city is not just famous for its food. It’s also the home of the famous Leshan Giant Buddha, a looming 71-foot tall statue that sits in between two cliff faces. Your fun and engaging tour guide will tell you tales about Chinese Buddhist culture and trivia regarding the creation and carving of the gargantuan idol. This tour is definitely a must for any person touring around Chengdu.
Spend your morning amongst the warm and welcoming Chengdu locals at downtown People’s Park. Built in 1911, the park covers a vast area of 112,639 square meters dedicated to heritage preservation and entertainment. There are plenty of scenic spots to enjoy, such as Gold Water Stream, Goldfish Island and the Potted Landscape Garden. Don’t miss the free dance exhibitions and musical performances at Rockery Square! You can also rent a boat to sail on the man-made lake or go fishing by the shore. Chengdu is a city known for its thriving tea culture so make sure to visit the many tea houses inside the park. It is customary among the locals to serve tea in a bowl with a lid, sitting atop of a small saucer. The practice, known as Gaiwan Tea, is believed to date back to the Tang Dynasty. While enjoying your tea, you will definitely be offered a traditional-style ear cleaning by picking masters with a handful of metal tweezers and tongs, feathered sticks, and bamboo scoopers. Don't be intimidated and just give it a go!
When someone says Chengdu, there's generally one thing that comes to mind: pandas, which are native to Sichuan. Visiting the pandas in Chengdu is often at the top of people's travel bucket lists—and on this tour, you'll get to tick off exactly that on your own list. You'll explore the Chengdu Panda Base, a non-profit research and breeding facility founded in 1987. It boasts the world's largest captive panda population and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in China. Walk along its beautiful and expansive bamboo garden to see about 80-100 pandas scattered around in different sections. Witness the iconic giants eating and playing in a habitat that closely resembles nature, and feel the respect the centre has for these protected animals. Admire the beautiful bamboo hedges and other ornamental plants, too, and see the peacocks, swans, and other birds, as well as colorful butterflies, that also make this place their home. If you want to see a Chinese icon and one of the world's favorite endangered species, then this tour is for you!
This day tour that departs from Chengdu takes you all the way to the famed Giant Buddha of Leshan. It sits at the meeting point of three rivers: Min, Qingyi, and Dadu. Here, with the company of the bilingual guide, you may be able to get close to the Giant Buddha and learn about why this statue had been created and the significance it plays in the part of the locals’ lives. Afterward, you get to visit one of the towns nearby. One of the biggest industries in the area is farming tea. Here, in this mountainous area, it’s most efficient to grow tea plants in terraces, which you’ll see as you visit one of the fields. This day tour is a great way to immerse yourself in local culture outside of the city.
Explore the best of Chengdu in one day with a friendly English-speaking local who will take you around the city’s scenic spots. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and bring you to Taikoo Li where you can experience the perfect blending of ancient and modern as you stroll across contemporary retail establishments combined with recreated lane patterns and preserved buildings. Next stop is the Chengdu Museum where you can learn more about the splendid history of China’s fourth largest city. Right in time for lunch, your guide will bring you to Jinli Old Street where you can munch on local delicacies and do a bit of souvenir shopping from the many folk handicraft shops. Jinli is known as “First Street of Shu Kingdom” and the buildings here are modeled on the architectural style of a traditional town in western Sichuan Province from the Qing Dynasty. After lunch, you’ll get to participate in uniquely Chengdu activities at People’s Park where expert dancers, singers, tea makers and ear pickers/cleaners converge. Final stop is The Wide and Narrow Alleys, which are the epitome of the old life of Chengdu. The area is composed of three parallel ancient streets and complex of courtyard houses that are protected heritage sites. After a full day of sightseeing, try out some recommended local dishes for dinner before heading back to your hotel.
Check out the top-notch services in the spacious lounge of Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport. Level up your travel routine and treat yourself to a premium spot in the airport while you wait for your flight. Enjoy the generous selection of snacks and beverages in each lounge. Catch up with your family and friends back home with the fast and reliable internet service inside the lounge. Keep boredom at bay with the lounge's television, newspapers, magazines, and desktop computers.
This day tour takes you up the sacred mountain Mount Emei, which is one of the biggest destinations for cultural and religious enlightenment in the area outside of Chengdu. Upon arrival at the mountain, you’ll be able to take some lunch before you proceed to explore some of its famous sites. Wannian Temple has a scenic area that you’ll be able to explore. Walk through the paths and grounds and breathe in the serenity that the area possesses. From the bright open grounds, you will go underground when you visit the Bailong Cave Temple. Amidst all the stalactites and the crevices, the temple sits under a low rock ceiling as its figures of Buddha sit resolutely in the dim glow. This trip is then followed by a trip to Qinying Pavilion, which is nestled deep in the woods. It stands elevated above a bubbling stream, with a stone bridge nearby, and has the appearance of that picture-perfect fantasy setting. Make sure you get lovely photos here before you descend the mountain and head back to Chengdu.