Chengdu Private Day Tour to Dujiangyan Irrigation System and Sanxingdui Museum

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Explore the UNESCO-listed sites of Dujiangyan Irrigation System and Sanxingdui Museum on this full-day private tour from Chengdu. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, marvel at Dujiangyan Irrigation System- the world’s oldest non-dam irrigation facility, gain fascinating insight into the mystifying construction, see and learn how the structure led to significant agricultural development in the region. Then, travel out to Sanxingdui Museum, get to know the treasures from a Chinese culture that flourished as much as...
Explore the UNESCO-listed sites of Dujiangyan Irrigation System and Sanxingdui Museum on this full-day private tour from Chengdu. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, marvel at Dujiangyan Irrigation System- the world’s oldest non-dam irrigation facility, gain fascinating insight into the mystifying construction, see and learn how the structure led to significant agricultural development in the region. Then, travel out to Sanxingdui Museum, get to know the treasures from a Chinese culture that flourished as much as 4,000 years ago. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fee, lunch and round trip hotel transfer.
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Stop At: Dujiangyan Irrigation System, On the Minjiang River at the west of Dujiangyan, Dujiangyan 611830 China

Meet up at the lobby of your Chengdu Downtown hotel in the morning, greeting by your knowledgeable and friendly personal guide then transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Dujiangyan Irrigation System (approx.1.5 hour), relax on the way and enjoy beautiful countryside view.

The Dujiangyan Irrigation System is the great technological achievement of ancient China. For more than 2,300 years of irrigation, Dujiangyan has benefited the local people just as it prevents Min River basin from annual flooding and made the ancient Shu State a famed ‘land of abundance'. This system still plays an indispensable function in agriculture.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Erwang Temple, East of Minjiang River, Dujiangyan 611830 China

Driving to Qinyan Pavilion which is the highest point of Dujiangyan Irrigation Park...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Dujiangyan Irrigation System, On the Minjiang River at the west of Dujiangyan, Dujiangyan 611830 China

Meet up at the lobby of your Chengdu Downtown hotel in the morning, greeting by your knowledgeable and friendly personal guide then transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Dujiangyan Irrigation System (approx.1.5 hour), relax on the way and enjoy beautiful countryside view.

The Dujiangyan Irrigation System is the great technological achievement of ancient China. For more than 2,300 years of irrigation, Dujiangyan has benefited the local people just as it prevents Min River basin from annual flooding and made the ancient Shu State a famed ‘land of abundance'. This system still plays an indispensable function in agriculture.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Erwang Temple, East of Minjiang River, Dujiangyan 611830 China

Driving to Qinyan Pavilion which is the highest point of Dujiangyan Irrigation Park for a panoramic view of Dujiangyan Irrigation System.

Continue to explore Erwang Temple(Two king’s Temple) which was built to honor the irrigation system’s designers.

Next, view two of Dujiangyan’s best-known sections — Fish Mouth Weir and Bottle-Neck Channel. See and learn how it work.

Finally, stroll around the Lidui Park to enjoy the beautiful garden and see local's exercise

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum, West of Guanghan, Guanghan 618305 China

Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant then heading to Sanxingdui Museum.

Sanxingdui Museum(Three-Star Piles site), the ruins of the capital of the ancient Shu, a Kingdom over 4,000 years ago, is an archeological museum with excellent modern facilities. The cultural relics preserved here were mostly unearthed from the Three-Star Piles site. The discovery of Sanxingdui predates 2,000 years of Sichuan's history and proves that the upper reaches of the Yangtze and the Yellow River region are the cradle of the Chinese civilization. The Sanxindui is recognized as one of world's most important ancient remains because of its vast size, age and cultural contents.

Follow your tour guide to explore four sections in the museum, which displayed more than 1000 pieces of cultural relics from the site and the two sacrificial pits of Shang Period, including gold plate, bronze ware, jade articles, pottery and ivory.

After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Chengdu.

Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Dujiangyan Irrigation System
  • Entry/Admission - Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum
  • Battery Bus at Dujiangyan
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch
  • Travel by private vehicle
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entry/Admission - Erwang Temple
Not Included
  • Gratuites
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your tour guide will hold your name sign waiting in the lobby of your hotel

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.