As the largest panda base in the world, Chengdu Panda Base is a must-go place in Chengdu for you to take a close look at the rare and cute giant pandas.We combine a traditional Chinese tea ceremony with a walking tour of Chengdu in the afternoon. During your walking tour, visit highlights such as Huanhuaxi Park, the Qingyang Gong monastery, and the banks of the Funan River. You will not only explore the traditional parts of Chengdu, but experience real local laid back life.
Meet the adorable pandas in Chengdu Panda Base;
Visit Green Goat Palace and gain knowledge about the history of Chinese Taoism;
Participate in a traditional kung-fu tea ceremony;
Walk to explore the local culture and lifestyle;
In the morning, our driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel at 8:00am. You will drive about 40 minutes to Chengdu Panda Base, which is the largest panda base in Chengdu, surrounded by a beautiful natural environment. You will be guided through visiting the different enclosures of Chengdu Panda Base, where you may not only see adult pandas, but also newly born baby pandas if luck enough. We spend whole morning walking around this area to see different pandas playing in the enclosures or on the trees.
After our tour in the Panda Base, we will drive about 40 minutes to downtown Chengdu. On arrival there, we will arrange a lunch in the local restaurant for you.
In the afternoon, our city walk tour puts a number of local tourist attractions and gardens on your list, it will show you the contrast between modern and ancient traditions as well as experiencing the laid-back life like the locals, and have a taste of what the city presents.
We start the day by hearing birds singing in Huanhuaxi Park, from where we stroll all the way along Funan River, past Dufu's Thatched Cottage and to an antique market. In there, you may get dazzled by the fakes and genuine ones.Then enter an elegant tea house where you will be served a pot of Kungfu tea and experience a tea tasting ceremony where you learn all about the Chinese customs on proper Chinese etiquette and exactly how to serve and drink tea at a traditional Chinese tea house.
Our next stop is Qingyang Gong (Bronze Goat Taoist temple), which is an unexpectedly quiet and peaceful temple in spite of a location in the busy noisy center of Chengdu.
Later after visiting Kuanzhai Alleys, a perfect combination of modernism and tradition, we will arrive at People's Park to experience the locals' laid-back lifestyle. There is an open-air tea house of over 100 years' history. It is the place where we will spend about 40 minutes doing nothing but drinking tea, eating sunflower seeds, watching people get their ears picked or hearing outdoor karaoke by the seniors.
After visiting, drive back to your hotel around 17:00pm-17:30pm, the end of trip.
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English-speaking tour guide service fee
Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver
Entrance fee to Chengdu Panda Base, the park and Qingyang Gong
Lunch in the local restaurant
Driver and guide’s meals on this trip
Gratuity to the guide and driver
The quoted price is for 8-9 hours tour per day. If you use more than 6 hours or less than 11 hours per day it will still be considered a full day.
It is a soft walk walk in Panda Base and downtown Chengdu, a pair of comfortable walking shoes is necessary.
Vegetarian food is possible, if you have any food allergy, please tell us ahead of time before booking this tour.