Day trip to enjoy the pandas and the buddha
The panda base is a non-profit research and breeding facility for giant pandas and other rare animals. It was founded in 1987. It started with 6 giant pandas that were rescued from the wild. By 2008, it had 124 panda births, and the captive panda population has grown to 83. Its stated goal is to "be a world-class research facility, conservation education center, and international educational tourism destination. "
The Leshan Giant Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907AD). It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of three rivers. It is the largest stone Buddha in the world and it is by far the tallest pre-modern statue in the world.
7:30a. m-12:30p. m I will escort you to the Chengdu panda base to enjoy the pandas from your Chengdu hotel.
12:30p. m-17:30p. m I will drive you to Leshan to view the biggest buddha in the world, and then send you back your Chengdu hotel.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: your hotel lobbey
End location: your hotel lobbey
Duration: 10 hours
According to the traffic control policy(the car with 1 and 6 last Arabic numberals of the liscense number can't drive on Monday, 2 and 7 can't drive on Tuesday...) and the amount of your luggage, I will use different 5 seats sedan or SUV such as BMW X1,Toyota Camry and Mazda 3.
If there are over 4 persons please contact me directly for a bigger van or coach.
1. Private air-con sedan car or SUV(BMW X1, Honda CRV and Toyota Camry)
2. English-Chinese speaking guide for private service.
3. Government taxs and service fees.
1.meals(I will introduce you the local restaurants to try the real local food but will never bring you the commission tourist traps)
2.Entrance tickets to the Panda Base(CNY 58/person. If you are between 60 and 70, you can get a half price tickets by your passport. If you are over 70 or baby below 1.2 meters, you can get free tickets)
3.boat tickets to view the giant buddha(CNY 70/person)
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We did a private day tour to the Panda base and Leshan Buddha with Victor. It was a great day out. He was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He answered all our questions. We went to a local restaurant in Leshan for lunch and had a delicious meal at Victors recommendation. It was an amazing tour and I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Chengdu.