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Private Day Trip to Dujiangyan Panda Center with Panda Holding Option

Chengdu’s most famous residents aren’t human, they’re pandas. With this private tour, enjoy a customized day interacting with these black and white bears at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Design your own experience with options to help a panda keeper in their daily tasks, snap a photo while holding a baby panda, or simply observe red and giant pandas in their enclosures.
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Free Cancellation
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Panda Rescue Center Volunteer for a Day

Get up close to giant pandas during a private tour of the Dujiangyan Giant Panda Center from Chengdu. Volunteer alongside dedicated animal keepers to record behavior, clean enclosures and prepare food for the adorable mammals. Ensure the endangered species continue to prosper in the wild and in enclosures with your valued support and gain fascinating insight into the behavior and physiology of the animals. Capture photgraphs with the pandas to immortalize you memories (own expense) and enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch and convenient round-trip transportation on this tour.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Volunteer at Dujiangyan Panda Base with Panda Feeding Including Buffet Lunch

Get the special opportunity to volunteer at one of China's top panda rehabilitation programs, Dujianyan Panda Base, on this 10-hour experience from Chengdu. Under the supervision of the center's staff, make panda food, clean the enclosures, and feed the pandas snacks. Buffet lunch and round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel are included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour: Chengdu Panda Base and Leshan Grand Buddha

Keep your camera to hand as you visit two of Chengdu’s most photo-worthy sites on this full-day tour – the UNESCO-listed Grand Buddha in Leshan and the Chengdu Panda Base.  Start your day getting close to China’s adorable native pandas, with the chance to spot Giant Pandas, Red Pandas and baby pandas. After lunch at a local restaurant (included), make the most of your private guide as you explore the Great Buddha temple and stand in awe before the world’s largest stone Buddha.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Giant Panda and Buddha 1 day tour

Check off Chengdu’s two star attractions in one day—a feat that’s not practical on public transport—on this convenient private door-to-door tour. Spend the morning at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, then drive to the 233-foot (71-meter) Leshan Giant Buddha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a boat trip. Along the way, your private guide will enlighten you on topics from Buddhism to panda biology.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Chengdu Highlights Small-Group Day Tour of the Panda Research Base and the Leshan Giant Buddha

Avoid the noise and distraction of large tour groups and visit two of Chengdu’s popular highlights in a small, intimate tour group on this full-day tour. Meet Chengdu’s famous giant pandas, then head south to the imposing Leshan Giant Buddha, a 233 foot (71 meter) sculpture carved from a red sandstone cliff. Both attractions are on the outskirts of Chengdu and difficult to get to on public transport; this tour makes it significantly easier to visit both in the same day.
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu

At over 230 feet tall (70 meters), the 1,300-year-old Leshan Giant Buddha is the largest Buddha in the world and attracts visitors from around the globe. Keep yourself from getting lost in the crowds of this UNESCO-listed attraction by visiting with the comfort and convenience of a private tour, which includes informative commentary, transportation from your hotel, and a side-trip to a local fishing village. This tour also includes all entrance fees, high-speed train tickets, and lunch.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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All-Inclusive Private Day Tour of World Heritage Sites: Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan

Visit two UNESCO-listed Sichuan sights on a full-day private trip from Chengdu. Hike and ride a cable car up forested Mount Qingcheng, the birthplace of China’s Taoist religion. View the Shangqing Palace, temples, and lake, and learn how Qingcheng starred in the movie 'Kung Fu Panda 3.' Plus, visit the Dujiangyan project, the world’s oldest non-dam irrigation facility to see its ingenious 3rd-century BC design. Includes private transport, lunch, and central hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Tour: Chengdu Panda Breeding Base and Leshan Giant Buddha

Combine visits to Chengdu Tianfu Square, the Leshan Giant Buddha, and the Chengdu Panda Breeding Base in one full-day tour from Chengdu. Pickup and drop-off at select Chengdu hotels included.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Tour at Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Base

This is the perfect tour for animal lovers. Enjoy the ultimate stress-free day with round-trip transportation to Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Base included. The research base can be a popular attraction, but you won’t have to worry about waiting in long visitor lines as entrance tickets are included. Enjoy having plenty of time to leisurely walk around the bamboo garden where roughly 80-100 pandas live.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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Qingcheng Mountain and Dujiangyan Irrigation System Day Trip from Chengdu

Escape the metropolitan madness of the city and experience the natural splendor of the Sichuan region on an immersive full-day excursion from Chengdu. Marvel at the sacred temples and impressive halls cradled by dense layers of bamboo trees at Qingcheng Mountain. Gain fascinating insight into the mystifying construction of the Dujiangyan Irrigation System from your knowledgeable guide and hear of how the structure led to significant agricultural development in the region. Enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel and feast upon an authentic Chinese lunch during this tour.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tea Village in lost Town and Buddha 1 day tour

Visit the UNESCO-listed Leshan Giant Buddha and learn about China’s rich tea making history during this full-day tour. After admiring the massive Buddha statue, visit a local village to learn about the art and history of tea making. Walk through the fields, learn how to harvest, and about the different tea regions. End the tour with a tasting of various regional teas and sit down to a delicious local lunch.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day Tour: Dujiangyan Panda Base Volunteering from Chengdu

Get an insider look at taking care of Giant Pandas during this full-day tour to the Dujiangyan Panda Base. As a volunteer, you help the panda keepers clean the enclosures and feed the animals. Then learn more about China’s conservation efforts and the biology of these gentle giants with a panda movie. Enjoy a delicious lunch and take many memorable photos of these endangered animals to enjoy for many years.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Day Tour: Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Center and Leshan Giant Buddha

Spend the day visiting two of the Chengdu area’s top locations on this full-day private tour. First, head to the Giant Panda breeding center for a closer look at these gentle giants. See them playing, take photos, and learn more about the conservation efforts from China. Then, head to the UNESCO-listed Leshan Giant Buddha to admire the tranquility of the area and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Chengdu Giant Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha Trip by High-Speed Train

Combine a trip to the Chengdu Giant Panda Base with a visit to the Leshan Giant Buddha on this 9-hour private tour from Chengdu. With a private guide, travel via high-speed rail and private transfer. Entrance fees and lunch are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Tour: Day Trip to the Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu

Absorb the mammoth magnificence of the world’s largest stone Buddha statue on a private full-day tour of the Grand Buddha of Leshan from Chengdu. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, marvel at the colossal size of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed monument and take an illuminated journey down trails that weave around the structure. Visit ancient Buddhist temples and satisfy an appetite for authenticity with a flavorsome Chinese lunch in a local restaurant. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel on this enriching excursion.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Dujiangyan Panda Base with Optional Volunteering and Photo-taking with Panda

The Dujiangyan Panda Base runs a panda hospital, lab, and monitoring enclosures in Sichuan Province just outside of Chengdu. With this flexible day trip, customize your Giant panda experience by choosing how you spend your day. Upon arrival at the base, take a self-guided tour of the facilities, or upgrade your experience by volunteering with a panda caretaker or posing with a young panda during a photo op.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Wolong Panda Base Volunteering Program with Photo-taking with Panda Option

Wolong National Nature Reserve, one of China’s oldest and best known panda reserves, sits in Sichuan Province outside of Chengdu. With this tour, spend the day volunteering alongside professional panda keepers as you learn how to care for China’s famous black and white bears. Your bilingual guide will be by your side to translate the entire time.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Experience Chengdu: Private Tea-Making Tour of Mengdingshan Tea Plantation

Enrich your knowledge and pleasure your palate on a private full-day tour of a tea plantation from Chengdu. Venture to the verdant splendor of Mt Mengding (Mengdingshan) and greet a local farmer to begin learning about the entire tea-making process. Listen as your knowledgeable guide translates ancient tea-making techniques and absorb the tranquil ambience and enticing aromas of the plantation. Feast upon a traditional Chinese lunch at a rustic restaurant and take home some fresh tealeaves to make your own beautiful brews. 
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day Trip to Yak Meadow at Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Shuhe Ancient Town from Lijiang

Visit Yak Meadow at Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Shuhe Old Town on this private 8-hour tour from Lijiang. Catch a cable car to mountainside Yak Meadow, where yaks graze against a backdrop of Jade Dragon’s snow-capped peaks. Then, stroll around the blue river and terraces at Blue Moon Valley before exploring Shuhe, an ancient village known for its Naxi ethnic minority peoples. Lunch, entrance fees, cable car, and Lijiang hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day Tour: Chengdu Panda and Leshan Buddha

Get up close to Chinese wildlife and ancient culture on a full-day tour from Chengdu. You have the option to take a private tour or join up with a group. Regardless, you relax in comfortable round trip transportation from your hotel.  Entrance is included to both the Leshan Grand Buddha and Chengdu Panda Base, where you also enjoy engaging tours with your guide.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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One-Day Tour: Authentic Sichuan Tea House and Leshan Giant Buddha

As China urbanizes and industrializes, traditional culture is fast being lost. See a side of Chengdu that’s rarely open to foreigners at an authentic old tea house in the suburb of Pengzhen with a private translator/guide. Next, spend the afternoon exploring the Leshan Giant Buddha UNESCO World Heritage Site. This door-to-door tour includes a cup of tea but excludes Buddha entrance fees, boat cruise fees, and lunch.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day Tour: Stone Forests and Jiuxiang with Roasted Duck Lunch

The stone forests of South China are a vast, UNESCO-protected geological terrain, made up of rocky towers and spectacular caves. With pick-up in Kunming, this private tour provides an in-depth look at the stunning karst formations along with a visit to the nearby town of Jiuxiang. You’ll also discover the unique cultures of the local Sani people and enjoy a traditional roast duck lunch.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day Trip: Leshan Grand Buddha with Lunch

Enjoy personal attention and a customized itinerary during this 8-hour private tour to see Leshan Grand Buddha. This private tour includes lunch and entrance fees, as well as visits to the Wuyou Temple and the Lingyun Temple. Hotel pickup and drop-off in a private vehicle included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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