Destinations: Panda Base,Jinli Folk Street,Green Ram Palace, Dufu Thatched Cottage,Sichuan Opera
In the early morning around 8:00am, pick you up from you hotel and drive to Chengdu Panda Base (half an hour). You will catch pandas' feeding time, they are at their most active. You can still see the Red Panda at Base. Later watch the film at Panda Museum to know the panda's daily life, Baby getting birth, ect. ( Visiting 2-2.5hours). Drive back to Chengdu Downtown have local snacks for lunch at Jinli street, and have a short walk at old Jinli street , houses along this street keep Chuanxi style .
Afternoon visit Wangjiang Tower Park, you'll stroll along the scenic paths to historic pavilions and halls built in memory of Xuetao, a female poet of the Tang Dynasty. The park is also home to Chongli Tower, with a four-story view of lush riverside bamboo and willows. Drink tea inside the park as local people do, then have the famous Sichuan hot-pot for dinner.
Optional program: Enjoy the local Folk Art show including Sichuan Opera, Face changing show, Puppet show, Traditional Chinese Instrument performance etc. The show is held at a tea house, which lasts for 1.5 hours,then drive back to your hotel.
Around 08:30am, the guide and driver will meet you at your hotel, then drive to visit Qingyang palace which is a Taoism temple with a history of more than 1,000 years; afterwards, visit the Thatched Cottage of Du Fu, the former residence of a very famous Tang poet. Du Fu wrote more than 240 poems at this cottage reflecting the sorrows of people in late Tang Dynasty. The guide will help you order the Sichuan dishes for lunch in a local restaurant .
Afternoon drive to visit Chengdu Songxianqiao Art Market, where you will find Chinese old paintings, unique Shu Brocade and Embroidery, bamboo products and antique staffs, ect. Have the wonderful taste of the vegetarian near the Wenshu Monastery for dinner. Then drive back to your hotel, end the trip.
All senic spots' entrance tickets.
Transportation: Car or Minivan depends on the number of visitiors.
Private English-speaking guide.
1 night accommodation in standard twin rooms of 4 star standard hotel.
Your personal expenses such as shopping and laundry.
Tips to the guide and driver based on their excellent service.
Lunches and dinners, visitors can order food at local restaurants with the help of tour guide
Sichuan opera show cost, it is from 220-300 RMB/person depending on the different seats.
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