Chengdu Private Day Tour to Leshan Giant Buddha and Panda Breeding Base
Join this private day tour from Chengdu to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha and Chengdu Giant Panda Base. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Leshan Giant Buddha, marvel at the world’s largest stone Buddha statue from different view. Explore Lingyun Temple and Wuyou Temple and enjoy a boat cruise for the panoramic view of Giant Buddha. Spend some leisure time at Chengdu Panda Base to see the Giant pandas including new born babies, teenagers and adult pandas. Learn about the different stages of panda’s life from infancy to adulthood. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fee, boat ride, lunch and door-to-door hotel transfers.
per adult from
6 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Boat Ride
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fee
- Travel by private vehicle
- Bottled water
- Entry/Admission - Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
- Entry/Admission - Lingyun Temple
- Entry/Admission - Wuyou Temple
- Entry/Admission - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo), No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000 China
Meet up at the lobby of your Chengdu Downtown hotel in the morning, greeting by your knowledgeable and friendly personal guide then transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Leshan Giant Buddha(approx.2.5 hours), relax on the way and enjoy beautiful countryside view.
As the UNESCO Sites, construction of the Leshan Buddha, begun in the year 713 in the Tang Dynasty, and finished in the year 803, the statue took people more than 90 years to carve. During these years, thousands of workers had expended their efforts and wisdom on the project. As the biggest carved stone Buddha in the world, the Giant Buddha is featured in poetry, song and story.
Follow your tour guide to explore the whole area, you will view Buddha from different view.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Lingyun Temple, On the Mountain of Lingyun, Center District, Leshan 614000 China
Your first stop is the Lingyun Temple which located behind the Grand Buddha’s head. Marvel at the elaborate construction of the Buddha's coiled hair, which is made up of around 1,020 twisted buns. Walk inside and marvel at the intricate sculptures and wall designs of the temple. Then absorb panoramic views of three rivers converging prettily below.
Then, follow your guide walk down approximately 30 minutes toward the left side of the Grand Buddha. When you reach the bottom, gasp at the 233-foot (71-meter) height of the largest carved Buddha in the entire world and capture fantastic photographs of the sacred site.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Wuyou Temple, Wuyou Mountain, Center District, Leshan 614000 China
Next, explore the right side of the Buddha to discover the Wuyou Temple which contains an abundance of terra-cotta sculptures and calligraphic paintings.
Stroll around the temple with your tour guide, learn more information about the Buddhism.
Finally, you will take a cruise of the river for the panoramic view of Giant Buddha.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), No.1375 Xiongmao Avenue the Outside Northern Third Ring Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu 610081 China
Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, the heading directly to Giant Panda Breeding Research Base.
Upon arrival, spend some leisure time to see the Giant pandas including new born babies, teenagers and adult pandas. Learn about the different stages of panda’s life from infancy to adulthood. Visit the research laboratory, the museum, the panda playground, the animal hospital, and the facility's beautiful lake. You can take photos these enchanting and endangered creatures as they relax in their natural environment.
After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Chengdu.
Duration: 2 hours
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Your tour guide will hold your name sign waiting in the lobby of your hotel
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- Stroller accessible
- Not wheelchair accessible
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.