Day 1: Arrival in Chengdu
Your arrival at Chengdu, please tell us your detail flight number and flight arrival time. After reclaiming your luggage at CTU Airport, you will be met by our guide outside customs. You will then be transferred to the hotel.
Day 2: Chengdu
Your day trip starts with heading directly to the 【Chengdu Panda Base】, observing those beloved bears when they are at their most active. Your tour guide will lead you through different areas to see baby and adult giant pandas. Then, we will go to【 Jinli Old Street】, which is one of the oldest shopping streets in Sichuan Province. It is only 350 meters long, but, it is a stage for life in Chengdu and showcases its features. You will enjoy the traditional 【Sichuan Hot Pot】at night. After dinner, you will experience the mesmerizing melodies and intense action of the Sichuan Opera during a 1.5-hour performance in Chengdu’s Yayun Teahouse.
Day 3: Chengdu — Leshan
This morning, you will take the bus to visit the 【Mt. Emei】(UNESCO), which was enlisted in the world natural and cultural heritage by the UNESCO in 1996. On the mountain there are four scenic regions: 【Baoguo Temple】, 【Wannian Temple】, 【Qingyin Pavilion】 and【Golden Summit】. Its main peak, the Golden Summit, is approximately 11,000 feet above the sea level, seemingly reaching the sky. Standing on the top of it, you can enjoy the snowy mountains in the west and the vast plain in the east. In addition, there are four spectacles in Golden Summit:clouds sea, sunrise, Buddha rays and saint lamps.
After the lunch, you will take a boat ride to visit the【 Leshan Grand Buddha】 (UNESCO). The 233-feet (71-meter) tall Grand Buddha in Leshan holds the record as both the tallest stone Buddha sculpture and one of the tallest sculptures anywhere in the world. You will enjoy the best views for the Buddha from a boat ride on the river.
Day 4: Chengdu — Jiuzhaigou
Today after breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up in the hotel. Then, driving head to Jiuzhaigou, the whole driving takes approximately 9 hours from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Valley. Overnight stay in Jiuzhaigou Valley.
Day 5: Jiuzhaigou Valley
Today, you’ll visit 【Jiuzhaigou Valley】,it is well-known not only as a national park, but also a UNESCO World Heritage since 1992. It consists of three valleys – 【Rize Valley】, 【Shuzheng Valley】 and 【Zechawa Valley】, which are forming a shape of “Y”. There are 114 lakes, 47 springs, 17 groups of waterfalls, 11 rapids and 5 tufa shoals within the reserve. It is said that if there should be wonderlands on the earth, Jiuzhaigou Valley must be one of them. There is no equal elsewhere that has sceneries and fables of dreamlike eloquence, or natural purities like a fairyland as it. After the dinner, you will watch the Romantic Show of Jiuzhai, which is a performance revealing the most content of original ecology culture of Zang People and Qiang People.
Day 6: Jiuzhaigou – Huanglong National Park
After breakfast, your guide will escort you to visit the 【Huanglong National Park】(UNESCO). It is famous for incredible calcified scenery. Along the 7km valleys, you will see plentiful different shaped and colorful calcified ponds, caves, waterfalls, streams, stones, etc., which has earned itself the fame of “heaven lake”.
Day 7: Jiuzhaigou – Dujiangyan – Chengdu
Today, we will drive head to 【Songpan Ancient Town】, which situated in Jing’an Town of Songpan County. Due to its advantageous situation geographically, it functioned as a military base from the time of the Tang Dynasty. It has recently gained a reputation as one of the most interesting historical towns in Sichuan Province. On the way back to Chengdu, you will have a short stop by the 2008 earthquake memorial site in 【Yingxiu town】. It is known to us, the day on May 12th, 2008, brought great misfortune to Sichuan people and to the whole China. Everyone in the world was astonished by the gigantic earthquake happened in Wenchuan, houses were destroyed and a large number of people lose their life. You will have a chance to experience places where the earthquake happened and to have a look at the re-development after the tremendous earthquake.
Day 8: Chengdu – Zhangjiajie
Take the early morning flight from Chengdu to Zhangjiajie, then start to have the first day sightseeing to visit 【Yuanjiajie Scenic Area】.
First, we will ascend to the top of 【Yuanjiajie Mountain】, which is locating in the northwest part of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Yuanjiajie is a naturally formed platform mountain surrounded by peaks which are divided by deep valleys. The foremost attractions in this area include: First Bridge under the Sun, Helong Park, breathtaking Mihun Stage, etc. After sightseeing in Helong Park, we will descend the mountain. Then visiting 【Shi Li Hua Lang】 (aka Gallery Canyon) and back to the hotel.
Day 9: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
After breakfast, starting your visit on 【Yellow Stone Mountain】, taking the cable to the top of the mountain, there are numerous lookout points for stunning views, from which you can see nearly half the peaks of Zhangjiajie. There is a popular saying goes like that if you don’t visit Huangshizhai, you can’t claim you have come to Zhangjiajie.
After the lunch, you will have a nice walk to 【Golden Whip Stream】, which is 7.5 kilometers, flanked by ridges and peaks, and the crystal clear water makes it possible to observe every action of the fish in the water.
Day 10: Zhangjiajie
Today is the day of farewell to your 10 days UNESCO World Heritage trip. We will transfer you to the Zhangjiajie Airport for the flight back to your hometown or next destination.