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Half-Day Chengdu Courtyard Cooking Class with Local Spice Market Visit

Half-Day Chengdu Courtyard Cooking Class with Local Spice Market Visit

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Spend a day expanding your food knowledge and tasting delicious Chengdu cuisine on this exciting foodie experience. You’ll explore a local spice market with a guide to navigate, so you won’t have to worry about getting lost. Learn about local ingredients, and then visit a Sichuan courtyard restaurant for a cooking class. A professional chef will teach you how to make multiple dishes, and at the end of your class, you can eat the dishes you’ve prepared with beverages included too.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.42
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$56.42
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Private Hotpot Dinner Experiences with Face Changing Show in the Theatre

Private Hotpot Dinner Experiences with Face Changing Show in the Theatre

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This is the ultimate experience for foodies visiting Chengdu. Take the chance out of finding somewhere good to eat by exploring the back alleys with a guide. You won’t have to worry about language obstacles as your guide will educate you about the different foods on offer. Visit 7-8 different food spots and sample multiple dishes such as noodles, and pancakes. At the end of your experience, you’ll also enjoy a hot-pot meal with unlimited beers.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.57
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$102.57
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Sichuan Culture Opera Show in Chengdu

Sichuan Culture Opera Show in Chengdu

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Experience the mesmerizing melodies and intense action of the Sichuan Opera during a performance in Chengdu’s Shufenf Yayun Teahouse. Marvel at dazzling dancers and astounding acrobats as they deliver an extravagant spectacle of color and culture. Upgrade to enjoy unrivalled stage views from luxurious seats and pleasure your palate with snacks to accompany a Sichuan tea. For the ultimate experience, opt for ear grooming, a Chinese massage and a show costume dress up session that comes with a complimentary photograph.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.52
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$20.52

Private Chengdu Day Tour: Giant Pandas and Jinsha Site Museum

Private Chengdu Day Tour: Giant Pandas and Jinsha Site Museum

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Discover the highlights of Chengdu on a full-day private tour with an informative guide. Start with time to admire the pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Then explore the historic Wide and Narrow Alleys district (aka Kuan-Zhai Lane) which combines traditional Sichuan architecture with modern shops and cafes. Have time to purchase lunch at the restaurant of your choice, then visit the beautiful gardens and collections of the Jinsha Site Museum, home to a collection of artifacts from the 3000-year-old Shu kingdom.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$167.00
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$167.00
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Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu

Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu

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At over 230 feet tall (70 meters), the 1,300-year-old Leshan Giant Buddha is the largest Buddha in the world and attracts visitors from around the globe. Keep yourself from getting lost in the crowds of this UNESCO-listed attraction by visiting with the comfort and convenience of a private tour, which includes informative commentary, transportation from your hotel, and a side-trip to a local fishing village. This tour also includes all entrance fees, high-speed train tickets, and lunch.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.00
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$219.00
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Giant Panda and Buddha 1 day tour

Giant Panda and Buddha 1 day tour

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Check off Chengdu’s two star attractions in one day—a feat that’s not practical on public transport—on this convenient private door-to-door tour. Spend the morning at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, then drive to the 233-foot (71-meter) Leshan Giant Buddha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a boat trip. Along the way, your private guide will enlighten you on topics from Buddhism to panda biology.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.34
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$173.34
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Chengdu Private Sightseeing Tour with Panda Breeding Center Visit

Chengdu Private Sightseeing Tour with Panda Breeding Center Visit

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Discover the cultural and historical highlights of Chengdu on an enriching full-day tour of the spectacular city. On this private tour, venture to the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to spend several hours observing adorable pandas, and then absorb the sacred ambience of the Zen Buddhist monastery during a leisurely lunch. Sip refreshing tea at a traditional teahouse in the picturesque park, and then meander through the narrow alleys of Kuan and Zhai Lane for dinner. Upgrade to immerse yourself in the melodious magic of the Sichuan opera.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.00
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$147.00
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Private Day Tour to Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu

Private Day Tour to Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu

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Absorb the mammoth magnificence of the world’s largest stone Buddha statue on a private full-day tour of the Grand Buddha of Leshan from Chengdu. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, marvel at the colossal size of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed monument and take an illuminated journey down trails that weave around the structure. Visit ancient Buddhist temples and satisfy an appetite for authenticity with a flavorsome Chinese lunch in a local restaurant. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel on this enriching excursion.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.00
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$214.00
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Tea Village in lost Town and Buddha 1 day tour

Tea Village in lost Town and Buddha 1 day tour

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Visit the UNESCO-listed Leshan Giant Buddha and learn about China’s rich tea making history during this full-day tour. After admiring the massive Buddha statue, visit a local village to learn about the art and history of tea making. Walk through the fields, learn how to harvest, and about the different tea regions. End the tour with a tasting of various regional teas and sit down to a delicious local lunch.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.24
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$169.24
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All-Inclusive Private Day Tour of World Heritage Sites: Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan

All-Inclusive Private Day Tour of World Heritage Sites: Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan

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Visit two UNESCO-listed Sichuan sights on a full-day private trip from Chengdu. Hike and ride a cable car up forested Mount Qingcheng, the birthplace of China’s Taoist religion. View the Shangqing Palace, temples, and lake, and learn how Qingcheng starred in the movie 'Kung Fu Panda 3.' Plus, visit the Dujiangyan project, the world’s oldest non-dam irrigation facility to see its ingenious 3rd-century BC design. Includes private transport, lunch, and central hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$279.00
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$279.00
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Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Irrigation System Private Day Tour from Chengdu

Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Irrigation System Private Day Tour from Chengdu

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Escape the metropolitan madness of the city and experience the natural splendor of the Sichuan region on an immersive full-day excursion from Chengdu. Marvel at the sacred temples and impressive halls cradled by dense layers of bamboo trees at Qingcheng Mountain. Gain fascinating insight into the mystifying construction of the Dujiangyan Irrigation System from your knowledgeable guide and hear of how the structure led to significant agricultural development in the region. Enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel and feast upon an authentic Chinese lunch during this tour.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.00
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$214.00
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All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Chengdu Giant Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha Trip by High-Speed Train

All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Chengdu Giant Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha Trip by High-Speed Train

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Combine a trip to the Chengdu Giant Panda Base with a visit to the Leshan Giant Buddha on this full-day private tour from Chengdu. With a private guide, travel via high-speed rail and private transfer. Entrance fees and lunch are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$249.00
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$249.00
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Private Half-Day Tour in Sichuan Culture Show with Hot Pot Dinner in Chengdu

Private Half-Day Tour in Sichuan Culture Show with Hot Pot Dinner in Chengdu

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Immerse yourself in the captivating culture of Chengdu during an incredible Sichuan Opera show and traditional dinner. Depart from your hotel in a luxurious, air-conditioned coach and venture within a traditional restaurant to devour the local delicacy of Sichuan hot-pot. Sated, prepare to feast your eyes upon a colorful spectacle of acrobatics, music and comedy as you watch the extravagant Sichuan opera from a seat in a prime position. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Private Chengdu Half Day Bike Tour

Private Chengdu Half Day Bike Tour

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Enjoy an alternative sightseeing experience on a half-day bike tour of Chengdu, led by a knowledgeable local guide. Immerse yourself in the traditional culture of the city as you visit the favorite haunts of locals to see how they pursue daily leisure activities. Visit legendary landmarks like the Wenshu Temple and the Qingyang Palace and cycle between impressive monuments at a leisurely pace tailored to your ability. Gain fascinating insight into the rich heritage of Chengdu as you absorb its unique ambience on this energizing and enriching excursion.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.00
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$67.00
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Mini Group: One-Day Panda and Chengdu Lifestyle Highlights Tour

Mini Group: One-Day Panda and Chengdu Lifestyle Highlights Tour

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Discover the giant pandas and other treasures of Chengdu on a 6-hour tour with a knowledgeable guide. Visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to learn about giant pandas and conservation efforts for China’s panda population. Mail a postcard in the Panda Post, then discover the combination of traditional Sichuan architecture and modern shops around the historic Wide and Narrow Alleys district (aka Kuan-Zhai Lane). Wrap up with a look at the Chunxi Road shopping district and the world’s largest panda sculpture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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$145.00
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Leshan Giant Buddha and Emei Mountain Train 2-Day Tour

Leshan Giant Buddha and Emei Mountain Train 2-Day Tour

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Make a special trip to see Leshan Giant Buddha and one of China’s four sacred Buddhist mountains, Mt. Emei, on this 2-day tour by high-speed train from Chengdu. Visit the Leshan Giant Buddha, Baoguo Temple, and Fuhu Temple, and take a cable car up to the Golden Summit. Sit along the banks of the Min River, and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$449.00
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$449.00
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Chengdu Giant Panda Base Private half day tour

Chengdu Giant Panda Base Private half day tour

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We bring you to the adorable pandas, and more! Pandas are more then good-looking and cute, they are special! Join us to find out a full story of how do they live, why are they here and even funny things about these precious neighbour and treasure of human being! This morning should be your high light of Chengdu traveling.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Experience Chengdu: Private Tea-Making Day Tour of Mengdingshan Tea Plantation

Experience Chengdu: Private Tea-Making Day Tour of Mengdingshan Tea Plantation

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Enrich your knowledge and pleasure your palate on a private full-day tour of a tea plantation from Chengdu. Venture to the verdant splendor of Mt Mengding (Mengdingshan) and greet a local farmer to begin learning about the entire tea-making process. Listen as your knowledgeable guide translates ancient tea-making techniques and absorb the tranquil ambience and enticing aromas of the plantation. Feast upon a traditional Chinese lunch at a rustic restaurant and take home some fresh tealeaves to make your own beautiful brews. 
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$240.00
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$240.00
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2-Day Private Tour of Leshan Grand Buddha and Emei Shan including Monastery Stay

2-Day Private Tour of Leshan Grand Buddha and Emei Shan including Monastery Stay

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Discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Leshan on an all-inclusive 2-day tour from Chengdu. Accompanied by a private guide, witness the colossal majesty of Leshan Grand Buddha, the largest stone Buddha sculpture in the world, and soar over the magnificent Emei Shan (Mt Emei) during an exhilarating cable car ride. See sacred shrines and beautiful Buddhist temples; spend the night in an enchanting monastery; and appease an appetite for authenticity with traditional Chinese meals. Relish the freedom and flexibility of this private tour and enjoy the undivided attention of your guide throughout your experience.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$466.00
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$466.00
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Private Day Tour: Huanglongxi Ancient Town and Countryside Trekking from Chengdu

Private Day Tour: Huanglongxi Ancient Town and Countryside Trekking from Chengdu

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Venture off the tourist trail and experience rural life on this full-day tour from Chengdu. Practice your haggling skills at a traditional market, then enjoy a 1-hour hike to the village of Chen Jia Xiang, where you can meet the villagers and immerse yourself in local life. After a delicious homemade lunch (included) at a local farmhouse, hike back to your vehicle and journey to the ancient town of Huanglongxi. Admire Huanglongxi’s Ming and Qing-era architecture and beautiful temples, then stop at a traditional teahouse, before heading back to Chengdu.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00
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Panda And Cultural Chengdu 1 day tour

Panda And Cultural Chengdu 1 day tour

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Experience Chengdu’s rich culture and top panda research facility in one convenient tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, head to the Chengdu Panda Breeding & Research Center and watch as infants and adults nurse, play, and tumble. Then, immerse yourself in local customs and enjoy experiences that include calligraphy instruction and a chance to play China’s ancient tile game, Majhong, at People’s Park.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$148.72
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$148.72
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All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Chengdu Old Streets including City Top Attractions

All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Chengdu Old Streets including City Top Attractions

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Stroll among the old shopping streets of Chengdu on a private tour and you’ll get a personalized look at the city’s different architectural styles. Visit Wenshufang Street, Jinli Street, and Kuanzhai Alley accompanied by your guide, and gain insights about  Wenshu Monastery along the way. Learn about Sichuan cuisine during lunch, and relax with private hotel transport.
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  • 6 hours 40 minutes to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

One Day Chengdu Xian Tour by Bullet Train

One Day Chengdu Xian Tour by Bullet Train

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Get more out of your time in Chengdu by boarding a bullet train to Xian. You’ll take the stress out of language barriers by having train tickets sent to you in advance, and a private transfer to Chengdu train station included. After arriving in Xian, you’ll enjoy another transfer, and entrance fees are included for the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum.
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  • 14 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$370.00
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$370.00
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Private 2-Day Chengdu Tour with Pandas and Leshan Giant Buddha

Private 2-Day Chengdu Tour with Pandas and Leshan Giant Buddha

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Visit Chengdu’s top attractions on a private two-day tour that includes the Panda Breeding Center and Leshan’s Grand Buddha. Observe the pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding and learn about conservation efforts for China’s panda population. Have lunch in the historic Wide and Narrow Alleys district (aka Kuan-Zhai Lane), then learn about the 3000-year-old Shu kingdom at Jinsha Site Museum. The next day, travel to Leshan to tour the site of the Grand Buddha, the largest stone Buddha in the world.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$375.00
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Half-Day Chengdu Courtyard Cooking Class with Local Spice Market Visit
"We joined Lance, our chinese guide, and three others to tour a local market and attend the cooking class. It was a great experience- learned a lot about Chinese ingredients and got to taste local spring rolls, rice wine and such. Then cooked some very spicy and tasty Sichuan food! Highly recommend"..."
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Private Hotpot Dinner Experiences with Face Changing Show in the Theatre
"Lance, our guide, was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and, focussed on our enjoyment. The tour was relaxed; the food selections were very good; the vendors selected were really good … and … we were absolutely full by the end of the tour. Says it all really … Recommended!"..."
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Sichuan Culture Opera Show in Chengdu
"Awesome experience - fun for my whole family. We each had different things that we came away enjoying the most. We got VIP tickets and sat front and center - we also enjoyed the preshow massage and shadow puppets."..."
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Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu
"What an amazing tour! Everything was super well organized and I really loved every minute of it. Taking the train is definitely the way to go as we didn’t have to deal with traffic despite the fact that it was a holiday."..."
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Giant Panda and Buddha 1 day tour
"Lucy was wonderful.. Very accommodating and able to adjust tour to my pace (pretty quick!) We experienced a local lunch and even allowed me to visit a teahouse at my request. Highly recommend this!"..."
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Chengdu Private Sightseeing Tour with Panda Breeding Center Visit
"Our tour guide Worley was great. She adapted the tour to meet our needs and wants. We never felt rushed or spent too long anywhere. The Panda Breeding Center was sooo much more than I could imagine, and it does my heart well to know that the Great Panda is recovering in the wild because of this program. Kudos to China! Great day tour with seeing sights that interested us, maybe not what others would want. That's because of a great tour guide."..."
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Private Day Tour to Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu
"Martin is great! And he is very knowledgeable about each sight we have visited . I highly recommend him to anyone and wish him the best in this business. A reall professional!"..."
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Tea Village in lost Town and Buddha 1 day tour
"This tour was amazing. The tour guide spoke very good English and was very knowledgeable. The best part was going to tea plantation, learning about tea and drinking it. A very enjoyable day."..."
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All-Inclusive Private Day Tour of World Heritage Sites: Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan
"The tour was good. Our tour guide, Ivy Wang did a wonderful job. She took care of us the whole trip and accommodated to our needs during the entire trip. We will definitely recommend her."..."
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Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Irrigation System Private Day Tour from Chengdu
"Excellent tour - we started at emporers temple and then the irrigation system -it was both beautiful and informative! Qingcheng mountain was just a lovely visit. So much history , so much lore , so much beauty! We hiked , we had a cable car ride , we boated across a lake - just a great tour!,"..."
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All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Chengdu Giant Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha Trip by High-Speed Train
"My wife, myself and our 2 year old son had a fantastic experience visiting the panda base and the Leshan Buddha. Our guide Ivy was very knowledgeable and always ready to help, which just contributed to make that an unforgettable day. We highly recommend Ivy and this tour."..."
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Private Half-Day Tour in Sichuan Culture Show with Hot Pot Dinner in Chengdu
"If you are in Chengdu this is a must. The hotpot is delicious and the opera show very cool. If it’s summer get ready for the heat!"..."
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Private Chengdu Half Day Bike Tour
"This is a great way to see a city as big as Chengdu! The guide was great and the day is completely customizable."..."
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Mini Group: One-Day Panda and Chengdu Lifestyle Highlights Tour
"Well done. Arrived on time. Clean car. Good driver. Spoke good English. Very aware of how to show the best of the location. We had a great day!"..."
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Leshan Giant Buddha and Emei Mountain Train 2-Day Tour
"Lily was my private tour guide. I cannot say enough good things about her. Reasonably fluent in English, Lily took care of my needs, was flexible in our itineraries, and making sure I had a wonderful time. She was punctual meeting me at the hotel. Throughout the trip, she would teach and inform me about local Chinese culture. The highlight of my trip was being at the summit of Emei, with a breathtaking view overlooking the mountains amidst crisp air. It was a breath of fresh air after we had hiked for more than 30 mins on a snowy day, after getting out of the cable car. Luckily it wasn't cloudy, making the view all the more spectacular. Even if you are not a Buddhist, you can still admire and marvel at the statue and monastery atop the mountion, 3,000 ft above sea level. |Travelling by speed train was comfortable and fast. |A 3 -4 star hotel, the accomodation that night was fantastic and quiet, only 200 meters from Baoguo temple. |The next day she took me to Leshan giant Buddha, followed by a nice lunch by the river and some hiking, before the driver picked us up to the speed train station, back to Chengdu.|In the city of Leshan, such a surprise it was I got to paint Chinese calligraphy in addition to strolling around that city in a sunny afternoon. Yes, you are paying extra for the private tour, which is worth every penny! I've always opted for quality over quantity. In summary, here is what you'll get using Lily's service:|1. A new friend to accompany you who is knowledgeable in her field|2. A customizable trip |3. Someone who genuinely cares about your total experience during the trip"..."
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Experience Chengdu: Private Tea-Making Day Tour of Mengdingshan Tea Plantation
"We certainly enjoyed this tour. |From the drive into the mountains to a tasty Sichuan home cooked meal. Tea sipping. Collecting tea flowers. All Brilliant"..."
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2-Day Private Tour of Leshan Grand Buddha and Emei Shan including Monastery Stay
"Monastery stay is superrrr, with walking distances to restaurants, grocery stores! Highly recommended! Rachel Pan, my tour guide now we are friends! is really awesome. She is patient, and takes good care of me despite weather was not in our favor. Our driver, Jerry is also helpful and plan ahead to manage timings of trip."..."
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Private Day Tour: Huanglongxi Ancient Town and Countryside Trekking from Chengdu
"This was a magical day. Highly recommend. Our trip to the market, trekking, lunch and then the ancient village ...All Brilliant. |Our guide Sam absolutely brilliant"..."
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All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Chengdu Old Streets including City Top Attractions
"This was an amazing tour. I had some very specific items to shop to on Chengdu. Wu, my guide made special effort to help me find silk store. He also took me for traditional tea. This is a must to visit the different old shopping streets. Your trip to Chengdu would not be complete without it."..."

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