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Bamboo Sea and Emei Shan Tour

Duration: 7

Destination: Chengdu, Yibin, Emei, Leshan

Highlights: Bamboo Sea, Leshan Giant Buddha, Mt. Emei

Tour Code: SPT-11

Tour starts from Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Centre, and then we will head to Southern Sichuan Yibin city for Shunan Bamboo Sea. There are more than 30 types of bamboo across this 120 square kilometers national park with well-marked walking trails and a handful of charming lakes and waterfalls. After wandering in Shunan Bamboo Sea, we will climb up to the summit of Mountain Emei Shan to visit the glittering temple and unmissable 48 meters tall golden Buddha (Multidimensional Samantablhadra). On the way drive back to Chengdu, we will get an up-close look at his head, and then descend the steep, winding stairway for the Lilliputian view.

 

     

 

Schedule:

Day 01__Arrival in Chengdu
Arrive in Chengdu, you will be met by your tour guide and taken to your hotel.

Chengdu: is the provincial capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China. It is also one of the most important economic, financial, commercial, cultural, transportation, and communication centers in Western China.

 

Day 02__Chengdu to Shunan Bamboo Sea
In the morning you will visit Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Centre. After lunch, we will drive ahead to Yibin Bamboo Sea.

The Giant Panda Breeding Centre: has been created and imitated the natural habitat in order that they might have the best possible environment for rearing and breeding. It cares also for other rare and endangered wild animals with an area of 92 acres, 96% of which is verdure. Giant pandas, lesser pandas, black-necked cranes, white storks as well as over 20 species of rare animals are fed and bred there throughout the year. Verdant bamboo, bright flowers, fresh air, a natural hill scene and a beautiful artificial view are merged ingeniously at the base.

 

    

 

Shunan Bamboo Sea: swaths of swaying bamboo forest, well-marked walking trails and a handful of charming lakes and waterfalls make Bamboo Sea a worthwhile detour for those heading south.

 

Day 03__Shunan Bamboo Sea
We will spend a whole day to explore Bamboo Sea. We will visit Rainbow Falls, Jade Corridor, Xianyu Cave, Tianbao Village etc.

 

Day 04__Bamboo Sea to Emei Shan
We will depart Bamboo Sea in the late morning and drive to Mt. Emei Shan.
 
Day 05__Mt. Emei Shan
After breakfast, we will visit the golden summit of Mt. E’mei.

The Golden summit of Mt. Emei Shan: is the highlight to any visitor trip to Mt. Emei. Visitors standing on the Golden Summit are truly among the clouds, as clouds can be seen above and below them adding to the splendor of the place. One of China’s four most important Buddhist mountains, it is said that Buddhism was brought to Mt. E’mei in the first century BC. The Golden Buddha located on the Golden Summit is a golden statue of Puxian. It is the highest golden Buddha statue in the world. Cast in copper, and plated in gold, the Golden Buddha is 48 meters in height, and has a Buddhist temple located inside.

 

    

 

Day 06__Emei Shan to Chengdu

In the morning we will take sightseeing bus down to the mountain and drive to Leshan. To fully appreciate the Buddha’s magnitude, you will get an up-close look at his head, then descend the steep and winding stairway to closely adore the Leshan Giant Buddha. After that we will drive back to Chengdu.

Leshan Giant Buddha: which covers 2,500 ha, includes a number of significant cultural artefacts. These include the sitting Giant Buddha Statue, carved on the Xiluo Peak of Mount Lingyun in the early 8th century and standing 71 m high, with its back against Mount Jiuding and facing the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qinqyi rivers. In addition there are more than 90 stone carvings, Buddhist shrines made during the Tang dynasty, the Lidui (a large rock cut in the centre of the river for irrigation purposes), tombs, Buddha statues, pagodas, temples and city walls.

 

Day 07__ Departure
Your Bamboo Sea and Emei Shan Tour will be near the end. You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

 

 

This tour could be tailor made according to your demands. Please don’t hesitate to email us. Email: info@pandachinatour.com Panda China Tour is happy to help on your China tour.