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9 DAYS CLASSIC SICHUAN WITH JIUZHAIGOU

Chengdu, Leshan, Emei Mountain & Jiuzhaigou

Family Travel, History & Culture, Nature & Wildlife

Highlights

  • Stay in the top-tier boutique hotels and resorts
  • Backstage access to the magical face-changing performance
  • A boat ride brings you to a panoramic view of the world’s biggest Buddha
  • Private tour at Jiuzhaigou & VIP seats for traditional jiuzhai performance
  • Face-to-face with the lovely pandas with a chance to volunteer at the reserve
  • Insightful dining recommendation and authentic Sichuan food in this culinary kingdom

The lush Sichuan basin is a fertile heartland of agriculture and commerce, the birthplace of ancient Shu Kingdom with many guises and home to the widely beloved giant pandas.

We start the trip from Chengdu, famed for pandas and spicy cuisine. Head to Mt. Leshan for the world’s biggest stone Buddha statue and relax on a private hot spring after a stunning sunrise on top of Emei Mountain. Indulge in the picturesque Jiuzhaigou and Huang Long Valley, both listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

From

HKD 31,885 Per Person

9 Days 8 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 ARRIVAL IN CHENGDU

ARRIVAL IN CHENGDU
Chengdu
Nil

Car Transfer: Airport to Hotel

Upon arrival at Chengdu Shuangliu airport, you will be transferred approximately 20 km / 40 minutes into your accommodation.

Into the Alleys of Kuanzhai Xiangzhi

Explore the alleys and lanes of Kuanzhai Xiangzi (Wide/Narrow Alley). Comprising of three lanes and 45 courtyards, this bustling district dates to the times of the Qing dynasty. You can find local handicrafts, restaurants and food staffs here.

Welcome Dinner & Bian Lian Performance

Celebrate your welcome dinner in traditional Chengdu style with a hot pot dinner in Kuanzhai. Thereafter, let us treat you to a unique Sichuan performance art known as Bian Lian (VIP seat). The performers wear vivid masks, which change from one face to another almost instantaneously with the swipe of a fan.

Day 02 CHENGDU / LESHAN / MOUNT EMEI

CHENGDU / LESHAN / MOUNT EMEI
Mount Emei
Breakfast included

Car Transfer: Chengdu to Mount Emei via Leshan

You will be driven approximately 150km / 2.5 hours to Leshan. Thereafter, you will be transferred approximately 37 km / 1 hour to your accommodation at the foot of Mount Emei.

Leshan Big Buddha

Leshan Big Buddha is the largest stone-carved sitting Buddhist statue in the world. You will have the opportunity to climb the entire height of the Buddha and enjoy a shared boat ride to view the Buddha from the river.

Day 03 MOUNT EMEI

MOUNT EMEI
Mount Emei
Breakfast included

Mount Emei

The UNESCO-listed Mount Emei is considered sacred by the Buddhists in China. Take a private car up to the mountain, followed by a park bus and cable car to Golden Summit (3,099m). At the summit, you will admire the sunrise glow, seas of clouds and the Buddha’s halo. If you are feeling energetic, we can arrange a hike along the mountain (30 minutes per way). Descend by cable car and park bus to the Wannian Monastery, located mid-way of the mountain. Thereafter, you will be transferred back to your accommodation.

Day 04 MOUNT EMEI / CHENGDU / JIUZHAIGOU

MOUNT EMEI / CHENGDU / JIUZHAIGOU
Jiuzhaigou
Breakfast & Dinner included

Car Transfer: Hotel to Airport with Sightseeing

You will be transferred approximately 156km / 2 hours to Chengdu Shuangliu airport for evening flight to Jiuzhaigou. There will be sightseeing stops along the way.

Baoguo Temple & Fuhu Nunnery

As the first temple to be built on Mount Emei, Baoguo Temple is also the headquarter of the Emei Mountain Buddhism Association and the Buddhist activity center of Mount Emei. You will also visit Fuhu Nunnery and take a walk in the nearby Luomu Old Town.

Fly        Chengdu / Jiuzhaigou              3U 8605          2005/2100                  55min

Car Transfer: Airport to Hotel

Upon arrival at Jiuzhaigou airport, you will be transferred approximately 75km / 1 hour 45 minutes to your hotel.

Day 05 JIUZHAIGOU

JIUZHAIGOU
Jiuzhaigou
Breakfast included

Scenic Spots of Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou is a nature reserve and national park located in northwestern Sichuan province of southwestern China. It is part of the Min Mountains on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau and stretches over 72,000 hectares. Today, you will enjoy Jiuzhaigou’s most scenic spots. The name Jiuzhaigou came from nine Tibetan villages scattered throughout the valleys. With majestic and unrivalled emerald lakes, layered waterfalls, colourful forests, snowy peaks and Tibetan folk villages-all blending in harmony.

Day 06 JIUZHAIGOU

JIUZHAIGOU
Jiuzhaigou
Breakfast included

Jiuzhaigou In-Depth with Cultural Performance

You will spend another day in Jiuzhaigou National Park. From 5.30pm to 6.30pm, you will be treated to a cultural performance of Tibetan song and dance

Day 07 JIUZHAIGOU / HUANGLONG / CHENGDU

JIUZHAIGOU / HUANGLONG / CHENGDU
Chengdu
Breakfast included

Car Transfer: Hotel to Airport via Huanglong

After checking out, you will be transferred approximately 96km / 3 hours to Huanglong Scenic Area. After your sightseeing, you will be transferred approximately 1 hour to Chengdu airport.

Huanglong: The Yellow Dragon

Located in the virgin forests, Huanglong Scenic Area is also known as the “Heavenly Scenery on Earth”. Admire the crystal-clear and sparkling pools in a terraced formation. The pools are surrounded by dark green forests surrounded by snow-white icy peaks. The entire sightseeing in Huanglong takes about 3-4 hours with an average altitude of is 3,200m.

Fly        Jiuzhaigou / Chengdu              3U 8606          1805/1915                  1hr 10min

Car Transfer : Airport to Hotel

Upon arrival at Chengdu Shuangliu airport, you will be transferred approximately 30mins into your hotel.

 

Day 08 CHENGDU

CHENGDU
Chengdu
Breakfast included

Sanxingdui: Mystery of the Shu Kingdom

Visit the Sanxingdui Museum, featuring more than 1,500 exhibits unearthed from the Sanxingdui Ruins archaeological site. Learn about the mysterious culture of the ancient Shu Kingdom from over 4,000 years ago.

A Cottage’s Poet & Jinli Street

Explore cottage of the poet Du Fu, one of the literary lights of the Tang dynasty. This is the cottage where he lived from 760 – 764 and wrote 240 poems has been rebuilt many times but still reflects the simplicity of his life.

Conclude with a walk along Jinli Street, a charming alley 550 meters in length designed in the style of Shuhan period and fully renovated in 2024. The shops and restaurants feature all manner of local handicrafts and cuisine, making this one of the most visited sites in Chengdu.

Day 09 CHENGDU

CHENGDU
NA
Breakfast included

Car Transfer: Hotel to Airport

You will be transferred to the airport for your onwards flight.

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative Cost Per Person (HKD)

Minimum 2 Pax
HKD 39,985
Minimum 4 Pax
HKD 31,885

The Temple House Chengdu • Hong Zhu Shan Hotel Zen Mt Emei • Conrad Jiuzhaigou

Chengdu

Chengdu

The Temple House (Studio 60)

An enthralling and vibrant hotel in Chengdu, The Temple House takes guests on a time-traveling trip through the Qing Dynasty to modern Chehngdu. As an integral part of the Chengdu Daci Temple, it is designed with a number of traditional courtyard buildings have been restored and incorporated the hotel’s design.
(Opened: 2015; Rooms & Apartment: 142, Member of Preferred Hotel & Resorts)

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Mount Emei

Mount Emei

Hong Zhu Shan Hotel Zen

Formerly built as a holiday residence for Chiang Kai-Shek, this hotel is located at the foot of Mount Emei facing waters. At the centre of the hotel compound is Zen Residence Building 7, where each room comes with a spacious balcony equipped with personal hot spring bath.
(Hotel opened in 1935, Zen Residence Opened in 2014; Rooms: 600+)

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Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou

Conrad Jiuzhaigou

Conveniently located 75km from Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport and 12km from the UNESCO site - Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area. The resort is a modern interpretation of Tibetan culture, built to inspire harmony between man and nature, with quiet streams flowing throughout the property. Nestled in the Zhongchagou and surrounded by mountains, guests will enjoy an extremely relaxing stay experience in the rooms with large balcony or panoramic mountain views. (Opened: 2015; Rooms: 121)

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Optional Upgrade

Indicative Cost Per Person (HKD)

Minimum 2 Pax
HKD 26,766

Rissai Valley, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou

Rissai Valley, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

On the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in Southwestern China, offers guests rare experiences and an immersive connection to the landscapes, culture, and traditions of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jiuzhaigou Valley (Opened: 2023; Rooms: 87; Member of Marriott Hotel Group)

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COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • All transportation & transfer on an 7-seater air-conditioned minivan (Buick GL8 or similar)
  • English-speaking or mandarin speaking guide
  • All entrance fees including ferry, cable car, shuttle bus, performance

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International Airfare
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Lunches & dinners
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses e.g. laundry, spa
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance

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