You will visit China’s fairyland —Jiuzhaigou — a colorful wonderland with clear water, a verdant virgin forest, and authentic Tibetan customs. The Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center and Jinli Ancient Town in Chengdu are included to enhance the tour experience.
DAY 1 Chengdu Arrival
Recommended Hotel in Chengdu: Sofitel Chengdu Taihe (5-star)/Tibet Hotel Chengdu (4-star)
Your private driver and guide will be ready for you when you arrive in Chengdu. Sit back in a comfortable, non-smoking car, leave the hassles to your guide, and enjoy a trouble-free transfer to your hotel.
DAY 2 The Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center and Jinli Ancient Street Tour
Meals: breakfast & lunch
In the morning you will visit the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center located about 10 kilometers (six miles) north of Chengdu. There you will see giant pandas at rest or play among the bamboo groves. The giant panda museum will allow you to learn more about this cute black-and-white animal.
Lunch is served at a Chinese restaurant with Sichuan-style dishes. You can order less-spicy dishes or ask for no spices at all, according to your preference.
In the afternoon, you will discover attractions in the Chengdu urban area. People’s Park is a spiritual haven for the city’s citizens amidst the bustle of downtown. Have a cup of tea in tea house is a traditional custom for Chengdu people. Jinli Ancient Street is one of the most ancient streets in Southwest China. You can stroll along and discover stalls selling local arts and crafts, traditional Chinese goods, and local delicacies, all in front of rows of ancient buildings built in the style of the Qing Dynasty (1644–1911 AD).
DAY 3 The Huanglong Scenic Area Tour (including flight to Jiuzhaigou)
Meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner
Recommended Hotel in Jiuzhaigou: Sheraton Jiuzhaigou Resort (5-star)/Jiuzhaigou Mingren Hotel (4-star)
Your private guide and driver in Chengdu will accompany you to the airport this morning. It takes about one hour to fly from Chengdu to Jiuhuang Airport. You will be picked up and transferred to have lunch. After lunch, start your visit in Huanglong Scenic Area.
Huanglong Scenic Area, the best-preserved plateau wetland in China, is neighbored by Jiuzhaigou. Colorful pools, snowcapped mountains, verdant forests, and peaceful valleys are its four highlights. The chairlift going up is included to save you time and strength. You can walk back down through the scenic area to enjoy the view at a relaxing pace.
After the tour, your guide and driver will escort you to a hotel near Jiuzhaigou (about two hours’ drive) and enjoy a local dinner.
DAY 4 The Jiuzhaigou Tour
Meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner
After breakfast in the hotel, you will spend most of your day exploring the Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area, a wonderland named for its nine Tibetan villages. The valley winds its way across some 80 kilometers and covers an area of 720 square kilometers, and you will visit its main three gullies depending on the schedule: Shuzheng Valley, Rize Valley, and Zechawa Valley. Private vehicles are not allowed inside, so your guide will accompany you to take a public bus in the scenic area and tour around.
There you will appreciate the picturesque natural scenery with clear alpine lakes, overlapping waterfalls, colorful forests, snowcapped mountains, Tibetan customs, and blue ice. Get your camera prepared. A buffet lunch is arranged in the Nuorilang Restaurant, the only restaurant in the Jiuzhaigou area. If you like, we can also arrange a picnic lunch for you.
At the end of the tour, your guide and driver will transfer you back to the hotel for dinner.
DAY 5 Jiuzhaigou Departure (Flight Not Included)
Your private guide and driver will wait for you in your hotel lobby after breakfast. They will accompany you to the airport and help you check-in for your next destination.
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