9-day Grand Sichuan Tour

Day By Day

Day 1 Arrive in Chengdu/Mt. Emei
Meals: no meals
Activities today: Drive to Mt.Emei

Meet your guide at the airport and then drive to Mount Emei. The rest of the day is at leisure. Hotel: Phoenix Lake Hotel (4-star)

Day 2 Mt. Emei
Meals: B, L, D
Activities today: Wannian Temple, the Qingyin Pavilion, the Baoguo Temple and the wild monkey protection area

After breakfast, take the local sightseeing bus to Mt. Emei to visit the Wannian Temple, the Qingyin Pavilion, the Baoguo Temple and the wild monkey protection area.

Day 3 Mt. Emei/Leshan/Chengdu
Meals: B, L, D
Activities today: Leshan giant Buddha, Lingyun Temple, ancient plank cliff path, stele forest

Transfer to Leshan to see the world's largest stone Giant Buddha and then visit the Lingyun Temple, the ancient Plank Cliff Path and the Stele Forest. Drive back to Chengu. Hotel: Yinhe Dynasty Hotel (4-star)

Day 4 Chengdu
Meals: B, L
Activities today: Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Jinsha Ruins & Museum and the Jinli Old Street

Today, you will be picked up to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to see the adorable panda bears. After lunch, pay a visit to the Jinsha Ruins & Museum and the Jinli Old Street.

Recommended night activities: Drink tea, watch Sichuan Opera or face changing show, etc.

Day 5 Chengdu
Meals: B, L
Activities today: Wuhou Temple and the Dufu's Thatched Cottage

Visit the Wuhou Temple and the Dufu's Thatched Cottage. The remainder of the day is for your independent exploration.

Day 6 Chengdu/Huanglong/Jiuzhaigou
Meals: B, L, D
Activities today: Five Color Pool, the Xiseng Waterfall and some other beautiful spots in the Huanglong National Park

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Jiuzhaogou. Uopon arrival, be met and transferred to the hotel check in. Later, climb over the snow mountain by bus to overlook the snowclad Peral Peak of Mt. Minshan (5588 m). Next, proceed to visit the the Five Color Pool, the Xiseng Waterfall and some other beautiful spots in the Huanglong National Park. Hotel: Qianhe Hotel (4-star)

Day 7 Jiuzhaigou
Meals: B, L, D
Activities today: Long Lake, the Multi Color Pool, the Panda Lake, the Mirror Lake, the Tiger Lake, the Nourilang Waterfall, the Peral Waterfall

There is a word goes that in China: "He who returns from Jiuzhaigou will not see the water landscapes in other places again". Today, you will verify this word by visiting the Long Lake, the Multi Color Pool, the Panda Lake, the Mirror Lake, the Tiger Lake, the Nourilang Waterfall, the Peral Waterfall and etc..

Optional Activity: Needfire Party.

Day 8 Jiuzhaigou
Meals: B, L, D
Activities today: Jiuzhaigou Valley

Today, continue to enjoy your sighseeing in Jiuzhaigou Valley by bus .

Day 9 Jiuzhaigou/Chengdu/Exit
Meals: B
Activities today: tranfer to airport

After breakfast, you're escorted to the airport for the flight to Chengdu. In Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, you'll take the flight (your arrangement) to your next destination.

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Price Includes:

Transportation & Private Transfers:

Transportation cost covers all the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax, train tickets between the cities as the itinerary specified.


Transfer between airports, railway station, hotels and scenic spots for sightseeing around the cities that are specified by the itinerary with private air conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.


Entrance Fees:

All entrance fees to the scenic spots listed in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by private tour guides depends on the real-time local circumstances wheather are beyond the control of Access China Travel. We will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible.


Normal Meals:

All normal meals as the itinerary specified: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner in local restaurant. Breakfasts are served in hotel, breakfasts have Chinese or Western style for your option; Lunches are served in carefully selected quality local Chinese restaurants with best service, your lunches will be ordered by your guide catering to your preferences within normal standard. Dinners as the itinerary specified will be also served in local Chinese restaurants. The meal quotation is normalized. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, famous rare dishes, Indian food or more, please inform us in advance. For the unspecified dinners, you will have dinner on your own. Feel free to ask your local guide for suggestions or recommendation.


Private Sightseeing Escort:

Normal sightseeing activities as the itinerary listed will be escorted with English-speaking guide. The English-speaking guide and driver in each city are with you throughout the entire itinerary around that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.


Hotel Accommodation:

Hotel service criterion: two adults share on one standard twin/double-bed room; solo traveler who want to occupy one twin/double-bed room assigned is required for extra single supplement rate. A single room is available on prior request at an additional cost; if a recommended hotel unavailable, it will be replaced by one of the same class. All hotels as the itinerary listed serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.


Tour Arrangements:

The tour cost includes the planning, handling, booking, operation and communication charges.

Service Charge & Government Taxes

Price Excludes:

International airfare or train tickets for entry or exit China, unless that is noted or required otherwise.

Visa Fees, passport application or renewal fee.

Excess Baggage Charges.
Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as excess luggage fees, laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities (shows) and meals, beverages...

Meals:
Any meal are not specified in the itinerary with "B", "L" or "D".
Any extra cost caused by the changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, government and local authority orders, politics, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations; as well as tourist law violation, accident damages or injury incurred out of Access China Travel control.

Gratuities:
Tips to guides, escort, drivers bellman, etc.