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Spend a morning with some of China’s most famous residents at the Dujiangyan Giant Panda Center or the Chengdu Panda Breeding Center from Chengdu. Led by a professional panda keeper, meander through the facilities and observe the pandas while you learn about their breeding and life stages. Also, you'll have the opportunity to visit the Red Panda area to learn more about this quiet yet territorial mammal.
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.
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 photos of the pandas under staff supervision, or simply observe red and giant pandas in their enclosures.
The Dujiangyan Panda Base runs a panda hospital, lab, and monitoring enclosures in Sichuan Province near Chengdu. On this flexible day trip, you can choose to participate in the panda volunteer program, helping to clean the enclosure and feed the endangered animals. An English-speaking guide accompanies you during your experience and helps take photos and videos of your volunteer experience.
Spend a day expanding your food knowledge and tasting delicious Chengdu cuisine on this exciting foodie experience. You’ll explore a local spice market with a guide to navigate, so you won’t have to worry about getting lost. Learn about local ingredients, and then visit a Sichuan courtyard restaurant for a cooking class. A professional chef will teach you how to make multiple dishes, and at the end of your class, you can eat the dishes you’ve prepared with beverages included too.
Set out in the evening with an expert guide and your own tuk-tuk driver to find the best dinner dishes in Chengdu on this tour. Explore pedestrian alleyways, hidden parks, and small temples where you visit favorite local eateries. Experience Chengdu's cuisine and culture by eating at the same places that local people do.
Get the special opportunity to volunteer at one of China's top panda rehabilitation programs, Dujianyan Panda Base, on this full-day experience from Chengdu. Under the supervision of the center's staff, make panda food, clean the enclosures, feed the pandas snacks, and more. Buffet lunch and round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel are included.
Experience the mesmerizing melodies and intense action of the Sichuan Opera during a performance in Chengdu’s Shufenf Yayun Teahouse. Marvel at dazzling dancers and astounding acrobats as they deliver an extravagant spectacle of color and culture. Upgrade to enjoy unrivalled stage views from luxurious seats and pleasure your palate with snacks to accompany a Sichuan tea. For the ultimate experience, opt for ear grooming, a Chinese massage and a show costume dress up session that comes with a complimentary photograph.
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.
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.
Immerse yourself in the world of pandas on this private day tour to Wolong Panda Base. You’ll have the ultimate hassle-free day with a hotel pickup, drop-off, and admission tickets included. Learn fascinating insights about panda behavior from a panda expert, and explore the Panda Base attractions. If you’d like to upgrade, you can volunteer at the Panda Base, and get a chance to hold a panda.
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.
Discover the cultural and historical highlights of Chengdu on an enriching full-day tour of the spectacular city. On this private tour, venture to the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to spend several hours observing adorable pandas, and then absorb the sacred ambience of the Zen Buddhist monastery during a leisurely lunch. Sip refreshing tea at a traditional teahouse in the picturesque park, and then meander through the narrow alleys of Kuan and Zhai Lane for dinner. Upgrade to immerse yourself in the melodious magic of the Sichuan opera.
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.
Immerse yourself in the captivating culture of Chengdu during an incredible Sichuan Opera show and traditional dinner. Depart from your hotel in a luxurious, air-conditioned coach and venture within a traditional restaurant to devour the local delicacy of Sichuan hot-pot. Sated, prepare to feast your eyes upon a colorful spectacle of acrobatics, music and comedy as you watch the extravagant Sichuan opera from a seat in a prime position.
Combine a trip to the Chengdu Giant Panda Base with a visit to the Leshan Giant Buddha on this full-day private tour from Chengdu. With a private guide, travel via high-speed rail and private transfer. Entrance fees and lunch are included.
This is the ultimate experience for foodies visiting Chengdu. Take the chance out of finding somewhere good to eat by exploring the back alleys with a guide. You won’t have to worry about language obstacles as your guide will educate you about the different foods on offer. Visit 7-8 different food spots and sample multiple dishes such as noodles, and pancakes. At the end of your experience, you’ll also enjoy a hot-pot meal with unlimited beers.
Discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Leshan on an all-inclusive 2-day tour from Chengdu. Accompanied by a private guide, witness the colossal majesty of Leshan Grand Buddha, the largest stone Buddha sculpture in the world, and soar over the magnificent Emei Shan (Mt Emei) during an exhilarating cable car ride. See sacred shrines and beautiful Buddhist temples; spend the night in an enchanting monastery; and appease an appetite for authenticity with traditional Chinese meals. Relish the freedom and flexibility of this private tour and enjoy the undivided attention of your guide throughout your experience.
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.
Experience the gastronomy of the Sichuan province on a half-day walking tour through Chengdu’s local market. Discover the spices that go into local cuisine and sample some traditional snacks. Then head to a nunnery for a special Buddhist ceremony and a tasty vegetarian lunch before ending the tour at the Wengshu Monastery. This is a great opportunity to learn about local culture and venture off the beaten path in Chengdu.
Enjoy an authentic Chengdu experience with this Mahjong and spice market excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, get off-the-beaten-path with an informative local guide. Explore the local food culture at a spice market and visit an authentic tea house. Then, put your competitive skills to the test after learning to play the traditional, gin rummy-like game of Mahjong.
Venture off the tourist trail and experience rural life on this full-day tour from Chengdu. Practice your haggling skills at a traditional market, then enjoy a 1-hour hike to the village of Chen Jia Xiang, where you can meet the villagers and immerse yourself in local life. After a delicious homemade lunch (included) at a local farmhouse, hike back to your vehicle and journey to the ancient town of Huanglongxi. Admire Huanglongxi’s Ming and Qing-era architecture and beautiful temples, then stop at a traditional teahouse, before heading back to Chengdu.
Visit Chengdu’s top attractions on a private two-day tour that includes the Panda Breeding Center and Leshan’s Grand Buddha. Observe the pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding and learn about conservation efforts for China’s panda population. Have lunch in the historic Wide and Narrow Alleys district (aka Kuan-Zhai Lane), then learn about the 3000-year-old Shu kingdom at Jinsha Site Museum. The next day, travel to Leshan to tour the site of the Grand Buddha, the largest stone Buddha in the world.
Make the most of limited time and experience Chengdu’s major landmarks and attractions on an all-day tour. After a time-saving airport or hotel pickup, design your own itinerary with the help of a personal guide and embark on a private vehicle excursion. See museums and temples, panda reserves and scenic parks, palaces and tombs, and markets for farmers and artists—all on one convenient custom tour.