8 Days Sichuan Cycling Tour from Chengdu to Zigong

This 8-day cycling tour begins in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province and ends in Zigong in southern Sichuan. This tour is designed as a moderate ride. Average daily cycling distance will be about 53 km or 33 miles. This will be a self-supported bicycle tour, meaning that each person will carry their own luggage in panniers on the bike. This tour will visit both well-known and little-known sights and will appeal to those who have cultural, social and geographical interests.


Day Location Cycling Distance KM/Miles SICHUAN PROVINCE
1 Chengdu 30/18 Meet group members/Brief City Tour – River Viewing Pagoda, Sichuan University Museum and outdoor teahouse
2 Chengdu 30/18 City Tour – Panda Research Base, Wenshu Monastery
3 Meishan 89/54 Cycle to Huanglongxi for lunch, an historic village used in many period movies, then cycle to Meishan.


Emeishan 72/44 Visit Jiajiang Qianfoyan grottoes
5 Emeishan 0/0 Hike part of this sacred Buddhist mountain
6 Leshan 43/26 Visit the Leshan Giant Buddha
7 Rongxian 89/54 Visit the Rongxian Giant Buddha
8 Zigong 50/31 Visit an active salt mine/museum and the dinosaur museum
Total Distance 373/228