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WildChina Chengdu: Panda Country (3 days)

WildChina

Chengdu, China To Chengdu, China

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Dec 2018

WildChina Chengdu: Panda Country (3 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Chengdu, China
The Ritz-Carlton/Buddha Zen Dinner

- Your WildChina guide will meet you at the airport arrival hall with your private chauffeur and vehicle ready to take you to your hotel for check-in


- Wander through the bustling “broad and narrow” alleys, a refurbished historical area


- Celebrate your first evening in the “Kingdom of Spice” with a local Sichuanese dinner


- Marvel at the rapid skill of “face-changing” at a Sichuan Opera show

Day 2
Chengdu, China
The Ritz-Carlton/Buddha Zen Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

- Visit Qingyang Temple, considered to be the birthplace of Taoism’s founder Lao Tzu


- Explore Chengdu People’s Park, where you can catch tidbits of everyday life and learn how to play mahjong in an outdoor tea house


- Visit either Jinsha Archeological Museum, home to the relics of an ancient kingdom predating Chinese settlement, or Landing Art District, the center of Chengdu’s contemporary art scene


- Enjoy a traditional hotpot dinner

Day 3
Chengdu, China
None Breakfast, Lunch

- Observe China’s iconic, cuddly panda at Chengdu Panda Base


- Stand in the presence of the Leshan Giant Buddha, the largest stone Buddha on earth which which at 71 meters tall dwarfs all in its presence


- Transfer to Chengdu Airport for your flight


 

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Description

Travel into the heart of the southwestern province of Sichuan, home of the panda and the pepper. Despite being the fourth largest city in China, Chengdu remains a calm metropolis with a relaxing teahouse culture. The slower pace of life in Sichuan makes it the perfect place for the laidback giant panda to prosper. On this trip, you'll not only get the chance to view China's cuddly icon at a panda base, you'll also get the chance to sample Sichuan's famous numbing peppercorns, experience Taoist spirituality, witness the Sichuanese operatic art of face-changing, and stand in the presence of the world's largest stone Buddha.

About Us

We believe that luxury and sustainability come hand-in-hand. From picking tea in Yunnan to making hand-spun yak wool with nomads in Gansu, our journeys are accented by sophisticated interpretation of nature and local artisan culture through genuine interactions with local communities. Our innovative way of travel has been critically recognized through numerous awards including National Geographic Traveler - "Tours of a Lifetime; Travel + Leisure - “Best Life Changing Trips”; and Fast Company - “50 Most Innovative Companies”. In 2017 we were honored to be nominated for two Virtuoso Awards including "Destinations Partner of the Year".

Insider Tip

For first-timers, cover Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai in a week. Save five to ten days to explore the southern and western provinces and experience the true diversity of China.

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By: Angie


Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2014

Our travel agent used the services of Wild China for our recent trip to Shanghai and Beijing. Overall the guides were good and having their services proved very helpful in a country where the language & driving were very different from our own. 2 of our 3 guides were quite insightful & accommodating and enhanced our trip in many ways. Our only complaint was that 1 of the guides in Shanghai was quick to deliver us to tourist-trap locations where she would receive a kick-back from any purchase we made. We only learned of this after we had already made a few unwise purchases and then wished maybe we had spent less time with her. My advice would be to use the help, but be forewarned & slightly wary of any guide suggested "tours" or shopping.

Wildly Fantastic!

By: Lisa580


Reviewed on: 10 Apr 2016

WildChina provided outstanding service during our recent trip to China. Our guide, Anna, was suburb! Thank you, WildChina!
Travel Advisor:  Bobbi Nappi

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By: Bookstaver


Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2016

Wild China setup up the perfect itinerary for my trip to China and Tibet. A different well versed guide met me in each section of my trip and showed me the trip of a lifetime
Travel Advisor:  Rachel Dicker

Fantastic trip

By: Jeff


Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2017

Very good experience. Well thought out trip and every detail was covered. Flexibility was also a key factor.
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Rosenberg

And on my next trip to China as well.

By: Guy


Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2017

We spent two full days touring Beijing with Wild China and they really could not have been better. Couldn't ask our guide a question he couldn't answer about what were seeing (and in 9.5/10 english fluency). Always on time and always with a smile and great attitude throughout the tour. Very flexible, even on the fly! We made several requests in the car that required slight deviations from the original plan. No problem.
Travel Advisor:  Trish Mercer