Jiuzhaigou-Huanglong and Mt. Emei, beautiful Natural Scenery 7 days Tour
chengdu - Leshan-Jiuzhaigou--chengdu
Day1: Arrive in Chengdu
Welcome to Chengdu! It is the start of our tour. Our guide will meet you at the airport and then will take you to the hotel. Then you can discover the city on your own for the rest of the day.
Day2: Visit chengddu Panda Breeding and Research Centre
You will pay a visit to the famous historical sites such as the Du Fu Thatched Cottage and Wu Hou Temple, where you can get a better understanding of the history and the lives of the great poet-Du Fu and Marquis of Wu, Zhuge Liang. Of course, the renowned Panda Breeding and Research Centre won't miss your visit.Dufu’s Thatched CottageBuilt by the Flower Bathing Brook in the west suburban of Chengdu City, the Thatched Cottage of Dufu was the residence of the great poet Dufu of Tang Dynasty who composed about 240 poems, among which include such ones as the famous《Prime Minister of the Shu Kingdom》and the《Rhyme to the Thatched Cottage Broken by the Autumn Wind》. Wuhou Memorial Temple Suited in the south suburb of Chengdu, the memorial temple is dedicated to Zhuge Liang, the Martial Marquis of Shu in the Three Kingdoms. Many famous steles are set up here making it of great cultural value, of which the Tablet of Triple Success of the Tang Dynasty is the most precious one appealing to most tourists both at home and abroad.
Day3: Chengdu -Leshan-Mt.Emei
You will be arranged a great cruise to have a overlook at the majestic Leshan Giant Buddha, which is the largest stone carved sitting Buddhist statue in the world so far. Then we'll visit the time-honored monastery-Baoguo monastery. The Leshan Giant BuddhaOverlooking the convergence of three rivers at Leshan, the world's largest Leshan Buddha sits with a height of 231-foot [70-mete]. It started to be carved out of a cliff in 713 A.D and finished 90 years later, led by a Chinese monk Haitong. It is believed that the Buddha would calm the turbulent waters that plagued the shipping vessels travelling down the river. The ingenious drainage system inside the Buddha channels off water and prevents weathering. Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.You can climb through the winding path from its head at the cliff's crest to enjoy the magnificent view.
Day4: Mt.Emei to Chengdu
The elegant, peace and cool mountain-Mt.Emei is our destination today. The beautiful scenery and lots of temples are beckoning. You will take a Cable Car to the Wannian Monastery, the largest of the eight monasteries. Mt. Emei Scenic AreaRising in the southwestern part of the Chengdu Plain in Emeishan City, Mount Emei is called the “mountain of brightness” in Buddhism together with Plant Kingdom , Animal Paradise , Geological Museum, Heaven of Buddhism, and Beauty Spot under Heaven etc. The most spectacular scenery is the sunrise, the sea of clouds, the Buddha halo, and the saint light. It is fairly abundant in natural resources and cultural heritages. There used to be over 100 temples and halls on the mountain, but only some 20 still stand. You can visit Golden Summit, Wannian Temple, Qingying Pavilion, the Baoguo Temple, the Fuhu Temple , and the first Square. It is a saint destination for nature-lovers and the worshipers of Buddhism. Wannian TempleWannian Temple is located at the foot of Peak Guanxin of Mt Emei . Built in Jin Dynasty, the Wannian Temple was called "Samantabhadra Temple" originally. It is a marvelous brick temple without beam of roof, known as "Beamless Hall". There is a famous statue of the god of Universal Benevolence mounting a white elephant. It is said that the hall has experienced earthquakes 18 times but remains safe and sound. What a fabulous architecture.
Day5: Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou
We'll transfer you to Jiuzhaigou to visit the reputed Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area to appreciate the mavelous natural scenery. The colorful ponds, the beaches, the snow-capped peaks, the valleys, the ancient temple, and the folk customs will make it a wonderful sightseeing. You can take a chairlift up and down the valley. Huanglong Valley Suited on the easternmost of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Huanglong Valley is 300 kilometers away from Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. Entitled in the UNESCO world heritage list in 1992, it is also called as the "world wonder and fairly land on earth.", which was bestowed with colorful lakes and terrace, limestone ponds of blue, yellow, white and green, valleys and virgin forest. There are numerous colorful ponds of different sizes and shapes, strewn with gold colored limestone deposit giving a shimmering golden hue to water. Especially in sunlight, it seems that a golden dragon surges forth from the forest, hence the name Yellow Dragon Valley. Only words cannot describe Huanglong's beauty. You need appreciate it in person. You shall marvel at the scene where water flows around trees and trees grow in water, which boasts many attractions.
Day6: Visit Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area
You will be sent to the mysterious spot-Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area. All the valleys including Shuzheng Valley, Rize Valley, andZechawa Valley, here represent distinct beauty. You will feel that you are in a dream-world and dazzled. Jiuzhaigou Scenic SpotLocated in the north of Sichuan Province, Jiuzhaigou County, Jiuzhaigou valley is reputed as a "fairyland", whose scenery is the most fantastic in the world. It was awarded the status of UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve in 1997 and also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. There exist 114 lakes, 47 springs, 17 groups of waterfalls, 11 rapids and 5 tufa shoals within the reserve. It is a natural park with captivating landscapes, different species of animals, glittering waterfalls which can take your breath away. The fragrant flowers, the briskly-flowing waterfalls in spring, the green shades with the happy-singing birds in summer, the colorful fallen leaves in autumn and the white crystal world in winter, all these suffocating beauty make the valley a paradise in the true world. No words can be used to express the intoxicating loveliness. Water is the soul of the place, activating the mountains, the lakes and the whole scenery. It is with the water that the mountains are not the mountain at all but a dreaming world. You may feel you are in the heaven appreciating quietly the nature’s masterpiece, insulated from the hustle and bustle of the modern city life.
Day7: Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu and depart
This is the end of the tour. Thank you for your company and welcome next time. We will transfer you to the airport.end the tour.