Classic Chengdu

3 Day Chengdu Tour including the main highlights of Chengdu!

Classic Chengdu Tour(3 Day Chengdu Tour -Private Tour)

Join our team for this popular 3 Day Chengdu Tour including a day visiting the Panda Research Base, a day at the Leshan Big Buddha and a day at Mount Qingcheng.  Perfect for visitors who want to experience a ‘classic’ Chengdu itinerary and only have 3 days in the area to do so!

1265 CNY
​per adult
*based upon 8 pax private tour

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Tour Highlights:

Tour Itinerary:

All times outlined below are approximates as the tour is a private tour, time is flexible & subject to change

Day 1 – Stay overnight in Chengdu
  • 8:00 am: Meet at your Chengdu Hotel Lobby
  • ​9:00 am: Arrive at Chengdu Panda Research Center
  • 9:30 am – 11:30 am: See Baby PandasAdult Pandas & Red Pandas at Chengdu Panda Research Center
  • 11:30 am: Return transfer to Chengdu City
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Explore Chengdu City Attractions including People’s ParkWenshu Temple & Jinli Pedestrian Street
  • 5:00 pm onwards: Return to Chengdu Hotel/Evening at leisure
Day 2 – Stay overnight in Chengdu
  • 8:00 am: Meet at your Chengdu Hotel Lobby
  • 10:00 am: Arrive at Leshan Giant Buddha
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Visit the Leshan Giant Buddha via Boat 
  • 12:30 pm: Depart from Leshan
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Visit Huanglongxi Ancient Town
  • 5:00 pm: Depart from Huanglongxi Ancient Town
  • 6:00 pm: Arrive at your Chengdu Hotel
Day 3 – Stay overnight in Chengdu/END OF TOUR
  • 8:00 am (flexible): Meet at your Chengdu Hotel Lobby
  • 9:30 am: Arrive at Dujiangyan Irrigation System
  • 9:30 am – 12:00 pm: Explore Dujiangyan & its surroundings
  • 12:00 pm: Depart Dujiangyan with transfer to Mt.Qingcheng
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Hike up & explore Mt.Qingcheng
  • 6:00 pm: Return transfer to Chengdu Hotel/END OF TOUR


Classic Chengdu

Tour Pricing

(3-Day Private Tour)

1 x Person = 6,075  CNY per person 

2 x Person = 3,300 CNY per person 

3 x Person = 2,425 CNY per person 

4 x Person = 1,945  CNY per person 

5 x Person = 1,700 CNY per person 

6 x Person = 1,490 CNY per person
7 x Person = 1,375 CNY per person 
8 x Person = 1,265CNY per person 


Please note, if you have a larger group visiting, please contact us to inquire about corresponding pricing.

Tour Inclusion:

The above Classic Chengdu 3 Day Tour includes the following :

Private MPV Van Transportation: 

  • All petrol/gas, van rental, highway tolls, parking fees & driver’s fees throughout entire tour route as above;

Entrance/Attraction Fees: 

  • All entrance tickets per the above activities requiring entrance fees;

Tour Guiding Fees: 

  • Professional (Fully-licensed) English speaking tour guide throughout tour;

Tour Exclusions:

The above Classic Chengdu 3 Day Tour excludes the following :


  • No meals are included but our guide will assist you with options and recommendations based upon your preferences;

Please note, different cuisine is available based upon your specific preferences 🙂


  • Please note, we don’t require ‘x’ amount to be paid by clients on a daily basis to tour guide/driver or force tipping. However, gratuities are greatly appreciated at the conclusion of tour by guide/driver only if    service is excellent.


  • Accommodation, flights, travel insurance and any other person expenses during tour;

Detailed Tour Itinerary:

Pre-Tour– Stay overnight in Chengdu City ​Arrive into Chengdu the day before your tour is scheduled to begin or alternatively, activities/itinerary/day order can be changed to reflect your arrival time. Day 1 – Stay overnight in Chengdu City In the morning, your licensed English-speaking tour guide and professional driver will meet you at your Chengdu Hotel Lobby. Thereafter, travel for approximately 1 x hour to the Chengdu Panda Research Base. The morning is the best time to visit the Pandas when they’re at their most active! 
Upon arriving at the base, visitors will have the opportunity to see pandas of all different ages. Moreover, the keepers feed them in the morning, allowing visitors the best time to see these magnificent animals in real-life! ​ If you’re lucky, you’ll have the chance to see babies from as young as 1 month old to 3 years old, adult pandas as well as the red pandas. Within the Chengdu Panda Research Base , there’s also a scenic bamboo garden as well as Swan Lake, which are nice stopovers. You’ll depart from the Panda Base at approximately 11:30 am.

Following the visit to the Chengdu Panda Base, you’ll arrive back into Chengdu City in the early afternoon. Thereafter, you’ll experience a Chengdu City Tour by visiting some of the City’s most famous attractions.

The afternoon tour will commence with a visit to People’s Park (人民公园), which is a local park very popular among local Chengdu citizens. It’s a great place to stopover and people -watch! ​After People’s Park, the next attraction is Wenshu Temple (文殊院), which is the best preserved buddhist temple within Chengdu. This will be followed with a visit to Jinli Pedestrian Street (锦里古街) – Chengdu Cit’s walking street, before being transferred to your hotel for an evening at leisure.

Day 2 – Stay overnight in ChengduFor the second day, you’ll also meet your guide and driver at 8:00 am at your Chengdu Hotel Lobby. After meeting, you’ll be transferred to the famous Leshan Giant Buddha (乐山大佛). From Chengdu City to Leshan, it takes approximately 2 x hours to get there. Within the tour, we propose (and recommend) visitors to see the Leshan Giant Buddha from boat as opposed to walking up.

The reason we propose the visit to the Leshan Giant Buddha via boat is because the pathways walking up to the Buddha can become extremely busy with substantial queues common but we can accommodate if you’d prefer to walk. This attraction is one of Chengdu (and Sichuan Province’s) symbols and is a must-see during your visit to Chengdu.

After spending some time at the Leshan Big Buddha, in the afternoon, we’ll travel from Leshan to Huanglongxi Old Town. This old town is one of Chengdu’s most famous attractions. Huanglonxi Old Town (黄龙溪) was originally built over 1,700 years ago and is considered Chengdu’s best ‘ancient town’ to visit. Huanglongxi, is located on the banks of the Minjiang River (岷江) and the afternoon will be spent exploring the old town, walking its streets and admiring its traditional buildings. In the late afternoon/early evening, you’ll return to Chengdu City with a transfer to your Chengdu Hotel. The evening is at leisure.
Day 3 – Stay overnight in Chengdu/END OF TOUR This morning, like the previous two mornings, you’ll also meet your guide and driver at 8:00 am at your hotel lobby for this full day tour visiting the Dujiangyan Irrigation System as well as Mount Qingcheng. To begin the day, you’ll be transferred to the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, which takes approximately 1.5 x hours. Upon arriving, you’ll explore the park and be amazed at the history behind it – this irrigation system was first developed over 2,000 years ago! The Dujiangyan Irrigation System has a few different things to do where visitors can walk around the dam, hike the nearby hill and admire the incredible engineering making it the oldest working irrigation system in the world!

Following your visit to the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, you’ll be transferred directly to what’s considered to be the birthplace of Taoism – Mount Qingcheng. After arriving at Mount Qing, at approxmately 1:00 pm, you’ll commence your walk up the Mountain.

Along the way you’ll learn interesting facts and some history of Taoism from your guide,  appreciate the stunning natural beauty and visit several Taoist  temples . The peak of Mount Qingcheng offers incredible scenic views overlooking the surrounding area, Dujiang Irrigation System and Himalaya Mountains! Thereafter, return transfer to your hotel in Chengdu to conclude your tour. END OF TOUR.

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