Chengdu Private Day Tour to the Leshan Giant Buddha and Huanglongxi Old Town

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Combine visits to Leshan Giant Buddha and Huanglongxi Ancient Town in one full-day private tour from Chengdu. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Leshan Giant Buddha, marvel at the world’s largest stone Buddha statue from different view. Explore Lingyun Temple and Wuyou Temple and enjoy a boat cruise for the panoramic view of Giant Buddha. Experience the rural life style at 1700 years Huanglongxi Ancient Town. This private...
Combine visits to Leshan Giant Buddha and Huanglongxi Ancient Town in one full-day private tour from Chengdu. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Leshan Giant Buddha, marvel at the world’s largest stone Buddha statue from different view. Explore Lingyun Temple and Wuyou Temple and enjoy a boat cruise for the panoramic view of Giant Buddha. Experience the rural life style at 1700 years Huanglongxi Ancient Town. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fee, boat ride and lunch.
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Stop At: Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo), No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000 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 Leshan Giant Buddha(approx.2.5 hours), relax on the way and enjoy beautiful countryside view.

As the UNESCO Sites, construction of the Leshan Buddha, begun in the year 713 in the Tang Dynasty, and finished in the year 803, the statue took people more than 90 years to carve. During these years, thousands of workers had expended their efforts and wisdom on the project. As the biggest carved stone Buddha in the world, the Giant Buddha is featured in poetry, song and story.

Follow your tour guide to explore the whole area, you will view Buddha from different view.

Duration...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo), No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000 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 Leshan Giant Buddha(approx.2.5 hours), relax on the way and enjoy beautiful countryside view.

As the UNESCO Sites, construction of the Leshan Buddha, begun in the year 713 in the Tang Dynasty, and finished in the year 803, the statue took people more than 90 years to carve. During these years, thousands of workers had expended their efforts and wisdom on the project. As the biggest carved stone Buddha in the world, the Giant Buddha is featured in poetry, song and story.

Follow your tour guide to explore the whole area, you will view Buddha from different view.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lingyun Temple, On the Mountain of Lingyun, Center District, Leshan 614000 China

Your first stop is the Lingyun Temple which located behind the Grand Buddha’s head. Marvel at the elaborate construction of the Buddha's coiled hair, which is made up of around 1,020 twisted buns. Walk inside and marvel at the intricate sculptures and wall designs of the temple. Then absorb panoramic views of three rivers converging prettily below.

Then, follow your guide walk down approximately 30 minutes toward the left side of the Grand Buddha. When you reach the bottom, gasp at the 233-foot (71-meter) height of the largest carved Buddha in the entire world and capture fantastic photographs of the sacred site.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wuyou Temple, Wuyou Mountain, Center District, Leshan 614000 China

Next, explore the right side of the Buddha to discover the Wuyou Temple which contains an abundance of terra-cotta sculptures and calligraphic paintings.

Stroll around the temple with your tour guide, learn more information about the Buddhism.

If the line to Wuyou Temple too long, you will take a river cruise for the panoramic view of Giant Buddha instead.

Afterwards heading to Huanglongxi Old Town( 50 minutes drive)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Huanglongxi Ancient Town, Huanglongxi Town , Shuangliu District, Shuangliu County 610200 China

Upon arrival, enjoy a delicious homemade lunch at a local farmhouse. Then spend some leisure time to experience rural life at Huanglongxi Ancient Town.

Huanglongxi Ancient town, with over 1700 years of history, still retains its rustic charm with ancient buildings and old folklore custom. Features ancient culture of water, Buddhism and tea, as well as the ecologic farming culture integrated with colorful folklore culture, screen culture and cooking culture. Being a national film and television photography base, it is also called Film City and Chinese Hollywood. Besides, it was The Home of Tea and The Ancient Tea Horse Road in the ancient times on account of its long experience of growing tea.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Huanglongxi Bridge, No.78 Huangjin Road, Huanglongxi Town, Shuangliu County China

Follow your tour guide to explore the ancient town whose layouts as it was in Qing Dynasty: 7 streets and 9 allies on which 76 Western Sichuan style houses are scattered. Check out three temples at the Main Street. Admire over 1000-year old banyan trees in the old town.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gulong Temple, China, Sichuan Sheng, Chengdu Shi, Shuangliu Qu, 鱼鳅巷12号

While stroll around the town, there are many activities you can join at your own cost, such as dressing in traditional costume and taking pictures by the stream; Taste various snacks such as One-strand-noodle, Sesame Pudding, Crisp Pork Legs, Yellow Catfish, Pearl Tofu Pudding; and shopping for your special souvenir at the market, your guide will give tips on how to negotiate price.

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

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Boat ride at Leshan Giant Buddha
  • Entry/Admission - Gulong Temple
  • Entrance fee
  • Entry/Admission - Huanglongxi Ancient Town
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Wuyou Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Huanglongxi Bridge
  • Travel by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Lingyun Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
  • English speaking tour guide
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.