Your personal guide will meet you outside the arrival hall at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport. Your private professional driver will drive you direct to your hotel. They will help you check-in.
This morning you will visit the Sanxingdui Ruins, a ruined city with a history of over 3000 years, about a one-hour drive from central Chengdu. Thousands of pieces of invaluable relics such as bronze wares, jades, gold wares, potteries, and bone wares were unearthed there and displayed to tourists.
After lunch your discovery in Chengdu urban area begins, with your destinations of Wangjian Park and Jinli Ancient Street.
Wangjiang Parkis the place where the former residence of a famous female poet Xue ao (768—831) was located. There you will visit the romantic poet’s tomb, appreciate the ancient Sichuan-styled architectures, and take a deep breath in the verdant bamboo forest, where there are more than 100 species of bamboo.
You will feel Chengdu’s relaxation inJinli Ancient Street, a commercial street with a history over 2,000 years. In this 550-meter street, you will feast yourself with numerous Sichuan-styled snacks, bargain for a stylish local craft, and imagine the bustling of the past with the rows of ancient-styled buildings.
It takes about 90 minutes for driving from your hotel to Dujiangyan Panda Valley. Today you will start early and arrive before 08:30 am, when the morning program begins.
During the program, you will get to learn more knowledge about this endangered species, and help take care of them under the guidance of staff. Activities may include: clean the enclosure, weigh and clean bamboo, make panda cakes, feed the pandas, watch panda movie, and attend panda lecture. At the end of the program you will receive a panda keeper certificate.
Lunch will be arranged at a simple local restaurant run by farmers near panda valley. Restaurant choices are limited and simple, but we will try to arrange the best they have to offer.
Kind reminder: The program is subject to change without notice and is totally dependent on the program of the day at the panda valley. We cannot guarantee that the programs listed above will be all provided. We will make our best efforts to ensure your day is special.
After the program, drive back for your hotel in Chengdu at around 5 pm.
Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel and assist with your check-out and luggage. Sit back and relax, they will help you check-in and escort you to the correct security gate.