west and north Sichuan 13-day tour
Day1 Chengdu-Leshan Giant Buddha .
Morning at 08:00 am meet your guide and the driver in the hotel lobby, drive about 2.5 hours to Leshan Giant Buddha
visit the Buddha about 3 hours .
drive 40 minutes to Emei Mountain. night stay in Emeishan .
Day 2 : Emeishan
Early in the morning take the sightseeing bus to the Leidongping Bus Station along the 52-kilometer zigzag mountain road. Then walk to Jieyindian, upon arrival, take the cable car to the Golden Summit. With an elevation of 3099 meters
the sun emerges with all shimmering rays through the surging cloud. Lucky enough, the Buddhist light is available to see. After visiting Jinding, take cable car and the sightseeing bus down to the foot of Mt. Emei Shan.
Day3 Emeishan – Ya’an -Bifengxia
Drive to Ya’an, the famouse rainy city.
there is a Giant Panba base, as well as the wild zoo. in the zoo, you can feed lions, tigers and bears with meat from the window of the bus. and you can hike in the Bifengxia Gorges. night stay in the guesthouse
Day4 Ya’an – Shimian – Luding – Kangding (about 6 hours)
on the way you will pass by the famous Yaan-Xichang highway. which is regarded as China's "Sky way"
Day5 Kangding – Xinduqiao – Tagong – Bamei – Danba ( 225km 5.5 hours)
Drive over Zheduoshan Pass and via Xinduqiao to Tagong, holy Yala Mountain (5820m)
visit the ancient block towers of Suopo Village. They were made of clay and block and look fine from outside with solid thick walls. And then visit the village Jiaju. More than one hundred buildings keep the same architectural style with a complete and unique character of Jiarong Tibetan residences. Under the blue sky, the Tibetan residences decorated in red, white and black are strewed at random but also in order from the bottom to the middle slope of the valley.
Day6 Danba – Jinchuan – Ma’erkang ( 201km, 6.7 hours)
Drive via Jinchuan to Ma’erkang.
Zhuokeji Headman Stockade
Day8 Ma’erkang – Hongyuan
enjoy the Grassland scene of Hongyuan.
Day9 Hongyuan –Jiuzhaigou ( 6 hours )
visit Zhongzha Valley for horse trekking .
Walking and sightseeing the whole day in three valleys of Jiuzhaigou (Nine-villages Valley). As the water, the “soul of Jiuzhaigou”, is purely and crystal-like clear and rich in colors, there goes the saying that no water is worth your attention after your visit to Jiuzhaigou.
Day 11: Jiuzhaigou-Fairy Pool
visit Fairy Pool .
Day12 Jiuzhaigou –Songpan -Mouni Valley -Maoxian
Songpan Ancient town . which had been an important military town since Tang Dynasty . there are Hui( Muslim ) and Tibetan People.
Mouniu Valley :
Day13 Maoxian – Chengdu
drive back to Chengdu,rest on your own , explore Chengdu city