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Classic Chengdu Hailuogou Valley Tour

Tour Route: Chengdu - Luding - Moxi

This itinerary is particularly demonstrating the great landscapes in Western Sichuan Province.

6-day Classic Chengdu Hailuogou Valley Tour
Tour Code: JZG-S-04
Departure:Any day you want
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  • One-on-one Travel Consultant Service.
  • Flexible time schedule to suit your pace.
  • Selected and trained guides.
  • Meals are in quality local restaurants.
  • Western style service standard
  • DAY 1 Chengdu Arrival

    Transfer via: flight - your arrangement

    Activities for today: Airport to hotel transfer

    Upon arrival, your local guide will meet you outside the baggage claim area and transfer you to the appointed hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure.

  • DAY 2 Chengdu

    Transfer via: private vehicle

    Activities for today: Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Jinli Old Street, Wangjianglou Park, Wuhou Temple

    Early pick you up from you hotel and transfer to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding for catching the pandas' feeding time. You also can see the red panda in the Base. After that, watch the film at Panda Museum to know the pandas' daily life, baby panda getting birth, etc.

    After enjoyed a happy time with the pandas, drive back to Chengdu downtown area, go on a leisure walking in the Jinli Old Street, where you can enjoy all kinds of local snacks and the traditional artifacts.

    After lunch, continue to visit Wangjianglou Park, where you'll walk along the scenic paths to the historic pavilions and halls built in honor of Xuetao, a female poet of the Tang Dynasty. The park is also home to Chongli Tower, with a four-story view of lush riverside bamboo and willows.

    Drinking tea inside the park like the local people, then have the famous Sichuan hot-pot for dinner.

    Optional night show: Sichuan Opera (the show is performed at a teahouse, lasts about 1.5 hours, with the wonderful face-changing)

    Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
    Wangjianglou Park
    Wuhou Memorial Temple
  • DAY 3 Chengdu/Luding/Moxi

    Transfer via: private vehicle

    Activities for today: Drive to Moxi, Luding Bridge

    This day we will guide to west Sichuan passing the beautiful West Sichuan Plain and Ya'an. After lunch in Tianquan County, drive via the longest tunnel in China - Mount Erlangshan Tunnel (4176m) and then stop over about 15 minutes for photographing the unique scenic contrast of the mountain. Next drive to Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture along the picturesque Dadu River Valley. After arrival in Luding County, go on visiting to the Luding Bridge, which dates from the Qing Dynasty and is considered a historical landmark. In 1935, during the Long March, soldiers of the Fourth Regiment of the Chinese Workers and Peasants' Army secured the bridge as a river crossing vital to the Red Army. After that, proceed to trip along the Dadu River to Moxi Town. After dinner, free at leisure or take part in the optional bonfire party with roast lamb.

    Luding Bridge
    Luding Bridge
    Luding Bridge
  • DAY 4 Moxi

    Transfer via: private vehicle

    Activities for today: Hailuogou National Glacier Forest Park

    Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and then transfer to Hailuogou National Glacier Forest Park. At the entrance, we will take the sightseeing bus through the beautiful primitive forests to the No. 3 Base Camp via the No. 1 Base Camp and the No. 2 Base Camp. In the No. 3 Base Camp you can choose to take the cable car (at your own expense) up to the No. 4 Base Camp. Taking the cable car, you can have a bird's eye view of the perfect combination of the virgin forest and glaciers, in a sunshine day, you can even see the magnificent giant ice waterfalls and the beautiful main peak of "the King of the Sichuan's mountains" - Mount Gongga (elevation 7,556 m). If you don't take the cable car to the No. 4 Base Camp, you can walk through the virgin forest to the glaciers viewing platform to see the wonders of glaciers, such as the crevasses of glaciers, the mushroom shaped glaciers and so on. After lunch, it is a free time for your own exploration in the glacier forest park. In the later afternoon, take the sightseeing bus return to Moxi.

    Hailuogou National Glacier Forest Park
    Hailuogou National Glacier Forest Park
    Hailuogou National Glacier Forest Park
  • DAY 5 Moxi/Chengdu

    Activities for today: Drive back to Chengdu

    Take your time for breakfast, and then we will transfer to Chengdu.

  • DAY 6 Chengdu/Exit

    Activities for today: Qingyang Palace, Du Fu Thatched Cottage, airport transfer.

    After breakfast, we transfer to visit the Qingyang Palace (Green Ram Temple) which is a Taoism temple with a history of more than 1,000 years. Proceed to visit Du Fu Thatched Cottage, the former residence of the Tang Dynasty poet Du Fu (712 -770 AD), now a park and museum in honor of him. Du Fu is a realist poet and extolled as the Sage of Poetry. Along with Li Bai (Li Bo), he is frequently called the greatest of the Chinese poets. After lunch, escort to the airport for the flight to your next destination.

    Qingyang Taoist Temple
    Qingyang Taoist Temple
    Du Fu Thatched Cottage

Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip

Price Includes

Private Transfers:
Between airports / railway station, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in the cities specified in the itinerary by the private air conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.
Entrance fees:
All entrance fees to scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by local tour guides based on the local circumstances which are beyond the control of TourJiuZhaiGou. TourJiuZhaigou will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible.
Meals:
All meals as specified in the itinerary. “B” stands for western breakfast “L” for Chinese Lunch in local Chinese restaurant. “D” for Chinese dinner in local Chinese restaurant. The quotation is basic on the above normal meals. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, or Indian food etc, please inform us in advance.
Private tour escort for Sightseeing:
Normal sightseeing activities as outlined in the Itinerary will be escorted with English-speaking guide.
The English-speaking guide and driver of each city accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
Accommodation (if include Yangtze Cruiser):
Service based on two adults sharing on one standard twin/double-bed room (cabin); solo travelers or those who want to occupy one twin/double-bed room/cabin of their own are required to pay additional charge of single supplement rate. A single room (cabin) is subject to availability based on prior request at an additional cost; if the recommended hotel is not available, it will be substituted by a similar class one.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
Transportation:
All the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax/ or train ticket(s) as specified in the itinerary.
Service Charge & Government Taxes
Arrangements:
The tour cost includes the planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Price Excludes

Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets, unless other wise noted.
Visa Fees, passport application or renewal fee.
Excess Baggage Charges.
Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as excess luggage fees, laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities (shows) and meals, beverages...
Meals:
Any meals which are not specified in the itinerary with “B”, “L” or “D”.
Any extra cost caused by changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations, damages or injury caused by accident beyond the control of TourJiuZhaiGou and that has incurred due to the tourist action violating the laws.
Gratuities:
Tips to guides, escort, drivers bellman, etc.

Destinations

Chengdu

Chengdu is the provincial capital of Sichuan Province in Southwest China. It is located on the edge of the Chengdu Plain which is known as the “Country of Heaven” (Tian Fu Zhi Guo). The agriculture in Chengdu really develop well, as a result, it is also called the “Land of Milk and Honey” due to this. One thing you must do in Chengdu is visiting the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. 

Chengdu is famed as “the home Town of Giant Panda” which attracts millions of tourists from inland and abroad. Moreover, Chengdu has a history of more than 2,000 years with numerous historical places of interests and relics. 

You can experience the history of Chengdu can go to the Jinsha Site Museum, Sanxingdui Museum, Wuhou Memorial Temple and Wenshu Temple, or you can stroll in the Jinli Ancient Street and the Wide and Narrow Alley to relax yourself. Additionally, you’d better not miss the Sichuan Cuisine.

Luding

Luding County is a part of the Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in western China's Sichuan province. It covers an area of 2,165 km². The famous Luding Bridge is across the Dadu River. It is an important historical Chinese Communist Party memorial and it is the first batch of national key cultural relics protection units. In 1935, the Red Army in the Long March "Fly Wins Luding Bridge" happened here. 

Moxi

Moxi Ancient Town stands at the gateway to the Hailuogou Glacier Forest Park, south of Kangding and east of Mount Gongga. It is settlements of Han, Yi, and Tibetan. Residential buildings here feature the architecture style of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). In the town, there is a Catholic built by French missionaries in 1918. Today, Moxi residents also remain national customs of Yi New Year, Torch Festival, marriage and others.

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