5 Day Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou Highlights Tour

During this 5 Day Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou Highlights Tour, you will get close to the lovely Giant Pandas in Chengdu Panda Base, learn more about the history and culture of Chengdu at Jinshan Museum, Wenshu Temple, Renmin Park, Jinli Old Street. Besides, Jiuzhaigou is well known at home and abroad as a ‘Fairyland’. This National Park is composed of three valleys where you can find 114 lakes, 17 waterfalls, 11 rip currents, and 5 travertine beaches. The breathtaking stunning scenery with local Tibetan folk custom will make you feel a real fairyland.

Highlights:

  • Explore the daily life of the Giant Pandas and enjoy close interaction with them;
  • Experience leisure life style of local Chengdu people and learn the folk custom of Tibetan;
  • Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong National Parks.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Chengdu Arrival
  • Day 2: Chengdu
  • Day 3: Chengdu – Huanglong – Jiuzhaigou
  • Day 4: Jiuzhaigou
  • Day 5: Jiuzhaigou – Chengdu

Full Itinerary

Day 1 Chengdu Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities: Jinshan Museum, local park
Accommodation: Chengdu
Meals:

Upon your arrival, tour guide will pick you up at Shuangliu International Airport or Chengdu Railway Station, then transfer you to your hotel. If you get to Chengdu early, we can also arrange an extra activity in the afternoon, such as visit Jinsha Museum, or take a relaxing walking in a local park.

Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, is located in the west of Sichuan Basin and in the center of Chengdu Plain where you never want to leave once you arrived. 

Day 2 Chengdu

Sightseeing and Activities: Chengdu Panda Base, Wenshu Monastery, Renmin Park, Jinli old Street
Accommodation: Chengdu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Chengdu Panda Base
Chengdu Panda Base
Jinli Old Street
Jinli Old Street

Tour guide & driver will pick you up from your hotel, and drive to Chengdu Panda Base in the suburb, where you can take a close look at the lovely pandas of different ages eating bamboos, playing with each other, tumbling, climbing trees, etc.

Also you can take pictures for them. Don’t miss the chance to watch female pandas nursing their cubs in the nursery rooms. There is also an informative Panda Museum that lets you learn more about the scientific facts about Giant Pandas. In addition, it is very pleasant to walk in the wide garden of bamboo.

In the afternoon, visit Wenshu Monastery, a hidden spiritual Buddhist temple of Qing Dynasty in Chengdu downtown, which is already more than 1400 years old. Appreciate the grandiose temples, chapels in the monastery, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of Buddhism. Then go to visit the busiest local park in Chengdu – Renmin Park which is featured in rich folk activities and leisure living style.

After supper, visit Jinli old Street, one of the oldest streets full of delicious local snacks, delicate artifacts, interesting folk shows, etc. The architectural style tells you what Sichuan looks like in the Qing dynasty.

Day 3 Chengdu – Huanglong – Jiuzhaigou

Sightseeing and Activities: Huanglong Park
Accommodation: Jiuzhaigou county
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Huanglong National Park
Huanglong National Park
Huanglong National Park
Huanglong National Park

In the early morning, drive to Chengdu airport to take a flight to Jiuzhaigou. After a ride of 40 minutes, arrive at Jiuzhaigou airport where our guide will meet you at airport. Then, we’ll go to Huanglong Park(2 hours’ driving) for sightseeing around 3 -4 hours. Considering your physical condition, you can either enjoy the tour on foot or by cable car. Finally, we will drive to Jiuzhaigou and overnight there.

Day 4 Jiuzhaigou

Sightseeing and Activities: Jiuzhaigou National Park
Accommodation: Jiuzhaigou county
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Jiuzhaigou National Park
Jiuzhaigou National Park
Jiuzhaigou National Park
Jiuzhaigou National Park

We’ll have a full day to visit Jiuzhaigou National Park with crystal clear lakes, waterfalls, virgin forests, snow peaks and Tibetan villages to explore. We can take the pollution-free sightseeing buses to the top of the valley, then walk down to appreciate the nice scenery along the way. In the evening, you will have the chance to see a local Tibetan-Qiang minority Culture show (extra paid around RMB180-220).

Day 5 Jiuzhaigou – Chengdu

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation:
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, drive to Jiuzhaigou Airport to take the flight back to Chengdu. Service ends.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Airfare between Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.