Day 1 Kuala Lumpur / Chengdu D7 320 (0915/1340) Hotel: Huadu Times Hotel / SML
Assemble at airport for your flight to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, also known as “the Country of Heaven” in China. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel.
Day 2 Chengdu ~ Songpan / Jiuzhaigou (B/L/D) Hotel: Soluxe Hotel / SML
After breakfast, take a domestic flight to Jiuzhaigou, which located in the Aba Tibetan Qiang Autonomous Prefecture. Upon arrival, visit to Huanglong Scenic Area (exclude cable car). This area is known for its colorful pools formed by calcite deposits, forest ecosystems, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls, and canyon. Huanglong lies in the south part of Min Mountain (5588m). Due to thousands of years of geological evolution, Huanglong consists of numerous unique landscapes of geological landforms. Glacial revolution, terrain structure, stratum of carbonic acid rock, tufa water and climatic conditions such as artic-alpine sun light has created this world-famous travertine landscape. Huanglong is also home to many endangered species including the Giant Panda and the Sichuan Golden Snub-nosed Monkey. Huanglong was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1992. Continue journey to Jiuzhaigou [about 2 hours]. Check in to hotel upon arrival.
★ Remarks: If weather not permitting, Huanglong Scenic Area will change to Munigou Scenic Area.
Day 3 Jiuzhaigou (B/L/D) Hotel: Soluxe Hotel / SML
After breakfast, visit to Jiuzhaigou Valley (include public bus, not charter bus). Jiuzhaigou (literally “Nine Village Valley”) takes its name from the nine Tibetan villages along its length. Jiuzhaigou’s landscape is made up of high-altitude karsts shaped by glacial, hydrological and tectonic activity. Jiuzhaigou’s best-known feature is its dozens of blue, green and turquoise-colored lakes and multi-level waterfalls. Jiuzhaigou is composed of three valleys arranged in a Y shape, which is Shuzheng Valley and Rize, Zechawa valleys. Main attraction: Arrow Bamboo Lake, Panda Lake, Long Lake, Sleeping Dragon Lake, Pearl Waterfalls, Nuorilang Waterfalls and so on. Jiuzhaigou was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. Next, visit to Chinese Tea Shop.
Day 4 Jiuzhaigou ~ Songpan ~ Maoxian (B/L/D) Hotel: Maoxian International Hotel / SML
After breakfast, transfer to Maoxian via Songpan. En route view the Songpan Ancient Town and Diexi Haizi. Then, visit to Geology & Mineral Shop.
Day 5 Maoxian ~ Yingxiu ~ Leshan ~ E’Meishan (B/L/D) Hotel: Hongqi Hotel / SML
In the morning, proceed to Yingxiu. It is at the epicenter and one of the single worst hit areas of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. 80% of the town was destroyed by the earthquake. Visit to Yingxiu Town Earthquake Ruins. Transfer to Leshan [about 3 hours], en route visit to Honey Store. Upon arrival, visit the tallest stone Buddha statue in the world, Leshan Giant Buddhaby boat. This Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty. It is carved on Lingyun Hill, face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers; facing the Leshan city. At 71 meter tall, the statue depicts a seated Maitreya Buddha with his hands resting on his knees. Continue journey to E’meishan [about 1 hour]. E’meishan is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China, it and Leshan Giant Buddha has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.
Day 6 E’Meishan ~ Chengdu (B/L/D) Hotel: Huadu Times Hotel / SML
After breakfast, visit to Baoguo Temple. This temple is the most impressive temple in the area, making it the main place for Buddhist activities in the region. Baoguo Temple was initially built in Ming Dynasty, and named it as Huizhong Hall at that time, Emperor Kangxi from Qing Dynasty inscribed “Baoguosi” (Dedication Temple) on its gate board, hence the present name for the temple. Continue visit to Fuhu Temple(include buggy). It is largest temple in E’meishan. Once associated with the Taoist martial-arts master Zhang Sanfeng, today it is a Guanyin nunnery. This temple is surrounded by forests and streams of pristine purity. Transfer back to Chengdu, en route visit to Jade Gallery. Upon arrival, visit to Wide and Narrow Alley, is a leisure center for people to relax having some quality time with friends in the mixed old and modern atmosphere. Inside those nicely restored old houses, there are restaurants, pubs, tea houses, coffee shops and stores etc.
Day 7 Chengdu (B/L/D) Hotel: Huadu Times Hotel / SML
In the morning, visit to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (include buggy). Also known as Chengdu Panda Base is a non-profit organization engaged in wildlife research, captive breeding, conservation education and educational tourism. Continue to experience Traditional Chinese Medicine Consulting. Then, free to shopping at Chunxi Road. Next, visit to Pearl Gallery. Transfer to visit Chengdu Eastern Music Park, similar to the Beijing 798 Art Zone, reconstructed on the basis of the original Chengdu red tube factory site, the park maintain the original style, with music as the theme. There are various live concerts and a variety of star signings from time to time. Continue visit to Jinli Street. Many visitors gather in this ancient street to relax, admire the traditional-style buildings.
Day 8 Chengdu / Kuala Lumpur D7 321 (1455/1945) (B/L/D)
After breakfast, visit to Wangjianglou Park, famous for its historic relics such as Wangjianglou ancient building group and the memorial hall of Xue Tao (a famous female poet in Tang Dynasty) and various rare bamboos. Then, visit to Silk Gallery. Transfer to Shuangliu International Airport for flight back to Kuala Lumpur.
Special Cuisine: Chengdu Xiao Chi, ZangQiang Cuisine, Chuancai Cuisine, Little Swan Steamboat, Jiuzhaigou VIP Buffet Lunch, Medicine Meals.
A) RMB 180/person: Tibetan & Qiang Dance Performance
B) RMB 180/person: Sichuan Opera “Face Changing” Performance
C) RMB 180/person: Foot Massage.
Tour Fare & Schedule :
8 Days 7 Nights Chengdu / Huanglong / Jiuzhaigou / Maoxian / Leshan / E’meishan
Tour Code : CTG - D7 (Air Asia)