Today, our flight takes off to Chengdu via Hong Kong.
Upon arrival at Chengdu, we will have a rest at the hotel. Later on, visit the Manjusri Temple, one of the four most important Buddhist temples in western part of Sichuan. It is like a vivid museum housing valuable Buddhist sutras, Buddhist statues and various stone or bronze sculptures. The architectural features and the decorations are also worth of a visit. Close to Manjusri Temple, Manjusri tourist region combines Sichuan history, culture and commerce making the most outstanding tourism attraction featured at traditional dwellings in western part of Sichuan.
Panda Reserve Base in Chengdu is the most important panda nursery in China where we are able to observe closely the artificial breeding process of giant pandas as well as their daily life. Luckily enough, pictures will be taken together with these adorable creatures. Then drive to Dujiang Dam, an ancient conservancy project dating back to 2000 years ago. It is under most perfectly maintenance. After dinner, enjoy Chuan Opera at your own expense.
Set out to Leshan in the morning where we will take a cruise viewing the famous Leshan Buddha and Sleeping Buddha. Finished by manpower, the whole Buddha statute took about 90 years to complete. With a height of 71m, it is the world's largest stone carving Buddha. Later on, proceed to Mt. Emei.
Take a sightseeing coach to Leidong Pagoda and then proceed to the Golden Summit by cable car. Upon arrival, a golden statute with a height of 48m glittering in sunshine catches your eyes. Looking ahead, you will be amazed at the magnificent cloud sea right in front of you. Back to the foothill, we arrive at Baoguo Temple and Fuhu Temple. Enjoy your trip in such tranquil and peaceful environment. Later, drive back to Chengdu and have a rest in hotel.
After breakfast, we will set out an adventure in Huanglong Valley. Thousands of terraced lakes, colorful ponds and verdant jungles around constitute a breath - taking scenery. All that are magic of nature. However, from the end of November to April, Huanglong Valley is inaccessible due to the heavy snow. Change will be made to Xini Valley.
Today we will have a full day tour in Jiuzhaigou Scenic Zone. Apart from the beautiful natural attractions like waterfalls, we can also find hundreds of rare animals there such as golden monkeys and pandas. Our itinerary will cover the most famous part in Jiuzhaigou including the three major valleys as well as Changhai-the highest forest and deepest lake in Jiuzhaigou. At night, enjoy the entertainment given by Zang and Jiang Minorities.
Prior to flying back to Chengdu, cherish every minute to capture every picture of this beautiful land. Upon our arrival in Chengdu, Temple of Marquis is the first stop. Built for memorizing Zhu Ge Liang, a great strategist in Three Kingdoms Period, it tells fascinating historical stories. A walk along the Jinli Ancient Street helps us to know more about the history and culture. The goods and snacks sold along the street will contribute to another unforgettable memory.
This morning, we depart from Chengdu and fly to Changsha. Escorted by our guide, you may enjoy a local tour and Hunan cuisine for dinner. A visit to the night market is definitely a best way to experience the abundant life there.
Taohuayuan Scenic Area in Changde is our first destination. It is particularly famous for plum blossom season in April and May. In other seasons, this tour will be substituted by Liuyeh Lake. Then travel to Zhangjiajie for its natural scenery and the folk culture. Tonight, enjoy a healthy dinner made of local ingredients.
Highlight of today is a tour in Zhangjiajie National Park. Take a cable car ride up to the summit of Huangshizhai for a panoramic view of the mountainside and mysterious primeval forests. Golden Whip Creek is a deep valley of exotic flowers and plants, caves, ponds and interesting rock formations. Four Creeks Gate is the confluence of the four creeks of the valley. Tonight, a bamboo tube banquet will be served.
Travel to Zhangjiajie by the highest and faster open elevator in the world. Next, take a cable car ride to the summit of Tianzi Mountain, you can get a full view of the pillar-peaks rising out of an ocean of clouds. Then proceed to Helong Park followed by a visit to Ten-mile Gallery, where you will be amazed at the vivid pictures formed by the mountainous area.
Today’s sightseeing begins with Yellow Dragon Cave, which is renowned as a beautiful scenic yard and made up of two dry sections and two water sections. In the afternoon, a scenic cruise along to Bao Feng Lake. Then continue to the Ethnic Art gallery to view the spectacular sand paintings before returning to Changsha.
Built in 976 A.D.,Yuelu Academy is one of the four academies in ancient China and has cultivated generational talents. At noon, transfer to airport for return flight to Hong Kong (Stay for family visit is optional).
Sightseeing; Hotel accommodation based on one room sharing for 2 adults (Single room surcharge must be applied); Tour guide services; Air-conditioned grand transportation.
Any personal charges such as phone bills, postage, laundry, drinks, Insurance premiums, porters, excess baggage charge, passport, visa fees, etc.; any optional activity or meals are not included in itinerary. Air ticket taxes, airport taxes, fuel surcharge, and any other charges levied by the local state or federal government agencies; Transportation between your hometown and gateway city; Tips to tour guides, drivers, bellmen, etc.
1. Unused tour features: Any unused tour features either on air transportation or for land arrangements are not refundable, exchangeable nor transferable.
2. When the total number of tour members should fall below 10 people, we reserve the right to cancel the tour or operate as a locally hosted tour. If we cancel the tour, the tour fare except visa fees will be refunded.
3. Deviation Charge: In addition to the airline, hotels, or transfer surcharge, there will be a US$50 per person service charge for any deviation from the tour and subject to availability.
4. Change Fee: After your reservation is confirmed, US$50 will be charged for each of the subsequent changes. Once documents / tickets have been issued, no change is permitted.
5. Charges for Child: Child 11 and under, if they share bed in a twin room with two adults, will be charged at the 85% of a regular adult price; if they request an extra bed in the same room with two adults, the cost will be same as the regular adult price. Child 12 and older will be charged at the regular adult price.
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