Encounter with Panda
Tour Code: MCNBC9
- 9 Days
- Beijing: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City , old Beijing lanes, Badaling Great Wall, Bird Nest & Water Cube, Donghuamen Food Market, Panda House
- Xian: Muslim Street, Terra Cotta soldiers at Terracotta Warriors Museum, Provincial Museum
- Chengdu: Kuanzhai Alley, Jinli Walking Street, Panda Breeding Research Base, People's Park, Mt Leshan
|TOUR CODE: MCNBC9|
|Price CAD$ Per Person *|
|Seasonality||Twin Share||Single Supplement|
|Nov 2016 - Mar 2017||$2,125||$685|
|Apr - Oct 2016||$2,299||$870|
- Private transfers, private guided tours as specified in the itinerary, hotel accommodations, some meals and domestic flights and high speed train in China as mentioned.
- International airfare to/from China, taxes, seasonal surcharges, tipping, other meals not mentioned, personal expenditures, baggage handling and shipping, entry Visa to China, optional tours and drinks.
Legend: B=Breakfast / L=Lunch / SD=Special Dinner
Day 1 Arrive Beijing
Greet at airport and transfer to hotel. Hotel: 5★Prime Hotel Beijing or similar (3 Nights).
Day 2 Beijing B / L / SD
Today Beijing city tour begins with visiting to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City (UNESCO). Have a short visit to the No.1 Pearl Factory and then have lunch at a local Beijing resident's house. Then visit the old Beijing lanes by rickshaws. Take a walking tour to the ancient Nanluogu Lane, an old Hutong in Beijing with long history of 800 years. This evening, enjoy authentic Peking Duck dinner followed by Legendary Kung Fu Show.
Day 3 Beijing B / L
Discover Badaling Great Wall (UNESCO), the formidable World’s longest defensive structures back in ancient time. After lunch, visit Jade stone workshop. En route, make a photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube which were stadiums for 2008 Olympic Game. Last, leisurely explore the famous Wangfujing pedestrian shopping area as well as the Donghuamen Food Market, where you can try different delicacies from all over China on own arrangement.
Day 4 Beijing Xian B / SD
First visit the Beijing Zoo, the largest one of Asia where you can visit the lovely Giant Panda. Then take high speed train to Xian (About 5h30m ride. Second class seat ). On arrival, greeted by our Xian guide and visit the Muslim Street. Known as Huimin Street and Muslim Quarter, it’s a famous attraction of Xi’an for its profound Muslim cultural atmosphere. Dinner will be the century-old Steamed Dumplings, the most famous dumpling in China. Optional: Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show ($60 per person).
Day 5 Xian B / L
Today’s highlight is seeing the magnificent life-size Terra Cotta soldiers at Terracotta Warriors Museum. Visit to the ceramics & pottery workshop en route. Continue to visit the Provincial Museum.
Day 6 Xian Chengdu B / L
Fly to Chengdu. Greet at airport and visit Kuanzhai Alley. Kuanzhai Alley literally which are the gentrified ancient alleys from Qing Dynasty (1644 -1911) in Chengdu. Then have a walk along Jinli Walking Street. Hotel: 5★Crowne Plaza Chengdu City Center or similar (3 Nights).
Day 7 Chengdu B / L
Tour starts with the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, 10km north of Chengdu in the morning. It is best time to visit here in the morning between 8am to 10am when the pandas are fed. Afterwards, visit the People's Park, This is a delightful park amidst the city where you can see a wide range of gatherings of people dancing, singing, and playing recreations like badminton.
Day 8 Chengdu Mt. Leshan Chengdu B / L
Take a 2 hrs drive to Mt Leshan, some 170km away to Chengdu. As a UNESCO site since 1996, Mt. Leshan Giant Buddha was first dug in 713 and took 90 years to finish. It is also known as the largest stone-carved Buddhist statue in the world. Return to Chengdu in the afternoon and explore the city on your own.
Day 9 Depart Chengdu B
Departure transfer to airport.