You will receive warm greetings from your tour guide at the airport and be immediately transfered to the hotel. After check-in, you can have a rest in the hotel and get ready for your tour of Chengdu.
Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort is the largest and best-equipped alpine ski resort in China. The resort incorporates snow skiing, grass skiing and other entertainment to create a year-round tourist destination. Skiers love Xiling's pure, natural and unspoiled snow and the scenery of the snow-blanketed forest. There are 7 international-standard trails which beckon ski-lovers and challenge even hardcore skiers. Views of the vast snow-covered forest, undulating countryside are renowned as "oriental Alps". OK, it may not match the European Alps for scale and dramatic mountains, but it’s a beautiful resort with a Chinese charm.
Xiling Snow Mountain also features alpine natural sights as rapids, waterfalls, sea of clouds, the sun rising, the forest Buddha Halo and Yinyang Boundary. In the morning, you may take the cable car up to an altitude of 3200m to view all the famous sight or indulge yourself in the ski. After lunch, we take cable car down to the hill and return to Chengdu city.
Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center is home to giant pandas, the endearing red, or lesser pandas, and other endangered species. Visit the nursery to see the highly successful breeding program, and the many enclosures among lakes, bamboo groves and shady walkways, to view the pandas at rest and play. There's a wealth of information, a panda museum, and of course the engaging animals themselves.
Good to Know
The Panda Breeding and Research Center has a donation program which allows you take pictures with holding a panda one minute by donating RMB 2,000 Yuan (for reference only). Only 20 tourists are allowed to hold pandas a day. If you want to hold a panda, please tell your travel advisor or tour guide in advance because you must book it at least one week in advance.This program is subject to the availability of pandas on that day. Please bring enough RMB cash as payment by credit card is not accepted there.
After lunch, we will head to Jinli Street. It is once the commercial heart of the old kingdoms, but this ancient street has now been fully restored in traditional Sichuan style.
Peaceful and attractive gardens surround several halls in Wuhou Temple, including one dedicated to his memory and another to that of his emperor Liu Bei, some impressive statues, a small museum, a famous Tang Dynasty stele and the classic red wall leading to Liu Bei's tomb.
Once the commercial heart of the old kingdoms this ancient street has been fully restored in traditional Sichuan style. Picturesque, bustling, and cheerful, you can sample local arts and craft, traditional Chinese goods, food and delicacies, and even a Starbucks, local style.
Your car, driver and our guide will be ready and waiting at your hotel to get you to the airport on time. Sit back and relax, they will help you check-in and escort you to the correct check point.