Chengdu, hometown of giant pandas, enjoys particular popularity among worldwide tourists. Unveil the essences of Chengdu with this one-day tour, visiting the star mammals-adorable giant pandas and admiring the majestic Leshan Giant Buddha from different angles.
Start your fantastic discoveries in Chengdu after pick-up at the hotel lobby by your insider local guide and the air-conditioned private car. Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding will be your first stop. Upon arrival, you will walk through the path covered with a dense growth of bamboo groves to the enclosures where chubby Giant Pandas live. Catch sight of the lovely pandas nibble bamboos, climb the trees, play on the grass or sleep on the ground. Fix your eyes on those cuddly furry star mammals and capture every fun moment of these adorable ones. Besides, be sure to meet the lovable panda cubs and vibrant red pandas who are waiting for you to catch a glimpse. If you are lucky, you might be able to see the new-born babies in incubators. Before the departure, you may tour around the Panda Museum to have a grasp of the origin, habitant of Chinese national treasure.
Then proceed to admire the stunning Leshan Giant Buddha with a history of over 1,200 years for about 2-hour driving. Carved into the steer cliff, the solemn Giant Buddha sits in the heights of 71 meters with his head reaching to the top of mountains and his feet stretching into the bank of river. Climb all the way up the hillside through the narrow stone staircases to appreciate the colossal statue at close proximity. Feel awe for the largest stone of Maitreya Buddha in the world whose feet can accommodate over a hundred of people at one time as you descend from the steer zigzagged plank from the left. Then enjoy a boat cruise to be enthralled by the spectacular panoramic view of the majestic Buddha.
Afterwards, you will be taken back to your hotel in Chengdu and your amazing one-day tour concludes here.
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