Chengdu city classic day tour
1. Panda Base/ People’s Park/hotpot dinner/ wide and narrow alley/ Sichuan Opera. 2. Full usage of your time 3.
- Detailed itinerary
- Extend or shorten tour
- Optional activities
Pick up at 8:00 am ,then 40 mins drive to Chengdu panda breeding research center ,which is one of the most popular Chengdu attractions. we will have about 2.5 hours here. There are around 120 giant pandas and 76 red pandas in this base. You will see pandas in different ages from infant to subadult to adult to senior pandas. In here, you can see the lovely pandas making various funny movements in eating and playing ,make sure to get your camera ready. We will have lunch at one of our selected restaurants and we hope you will be satisfied with our selection.
We will drive to People’s park which located at the city center. Maybe you have heard about it before that in China many cities have people’s park or people’s road or people’s square or people’s something else. The one in Chengdu is definitely one of the most interesting one where you can see many seniors how to entertain their retired life and locals how to spend a sunny nonwork day. Let’s go there find it out by your own eyes.
We will walk 5 mins to our next destination---Wide and narrow alley where is a mirror of the old life of Chengdu people. There are hotels, food restaurants, folk restaurants, leisure teahouses, chambers and SPA rest places. This is a good place If you fancy some small souvenirsyou’re your friends home or yourself. There are many small handicrafts or panda theme souvenirs or snacks. But don’t eat too much here ,because we prepared a nice dinner for you.
Your dinner will be One must try thing in Chengdu which is time-honored local food here—hotpot! Try the famous local spicy and peppercorn favor, there is non spicy hotpot as well if you don’t like spicy. Please let us know it ahead, so we can well prepare that.
After an full day exploring, the last thing is the big feast of your eyes and ears –Sichuan opera, where you can enjoy the local instrument and opera singing, the most famous one will be “The face changing show”, or 'bianlian' in Chinese, is an important intangible cultural heritage in China. Only a few masters have grasped this skill. They can change the color of their costume or their face masks in a eye-blinking time , even when there are in front of you, you probably will still wondering how they did it. Join us to find out their secret!
No accommodation include ,but we have our own hotel in Chengdu ,if you need hotel ,please check with us or find it on accommodation page
1. All the places listed above are changeable, please contact us for detail.
2. Optional places: Wenshu monstery /wangjian tomb/qingyang Taoist temple/dufu thatched cottage