Back to the Old Town Life in South Sichuan
Step into the past, with well preserved ancient villages and its inhabitants still keeping up with the old traditions. A mix of activities during this 6 day tour are sure to bring you something different and new every time. So come explore with us and discover incredible architecture, view adorable pandas, savor a spicy hotpot feast, attend a traditional Sichuanese Opera, marvel in the presence of the world's largest stone Buddha and walk around a beautiful bamboo forest.
Day 1 Home to Chengdu
On arrival, you will meet your guide and driver at the airport, and be transferred to downtown to check in. After a short rest in the hotel, we may go to People’s Park & Kuanzhai Alleys for a short leisure walk.
A hot pot is arranged for the welcome dinner in the evening.
Day 2 Chengdu to Fubao old Town via Zigong city
This morning we leave Chengdu for Zigong, it is 2.5 hours from Chengdu. We will first visit Zigong dinosaur museum, next the old street and Salt Museum.
Before driving to Fubao Old Town, we may visit Xianshi old town, which is nearby the Yangtze River and used to be the busiest water pier in history.
Day 3 Fubao Old Town to Bamboo Forest
We will spend the whole day taking photos of Fubao old town, and experience the town life here. The old houses of Fubao are kept very well, and they are built along a hill with a river flowing besides them.
Day 4 Bamboo Forest
People are often impressed by the deep green shade in the Bamboo Forest. The Bamboo Forest we are visiting is known to visitors after a famous film that was directed there called “Hidden Dragon, Crouching Tiger". We will spend the whole day walking around Bamboo Forest.
Day 5 Bamboo Forest to Chengdu via Leshan Giant Buddha
When Yangtze River flows into Leshan City, it is called the Minjiang River, in this area three rivers meet together. Due to the frequent floods in the past, the Buddha Statue was built for the ordinary people to pray. We will visit the world's single biggest Buddha Statue before heading back to Chengdu.
Day 6 Chengdu City Tour
In the morning we go to Chengdu Panda Sanctuary to observe China's iconic, cuddly panda in Chengdu. And after this, we will go back to downtown Chengdu. In the afternoon, we will walk around Wangjiang Park, sip a cup of green tea and learn how to play Mahjong game to experience the laid-back life of the locals. A farewell dinner will be arranged in a local Sichuan restaurant.