China Tours | Southwest

Chengdu, Huanglong, Jiuzhaigou, Leshan, Mt. Emei and Dujiangyan 9 Days

Tour code: CS01



Year 2017: Depart on Thursday Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
MAR 09, 23 $1599 $1000 $2599 $500
APR 06, 20 $1599 $1100 $2699 $500
MAY 04, 18 $1599 $1100 $2699 $500
JUN 08, 23 $1599 $1400 $2999 $500
JUL 06, 20 $1599 $1100 $2699 $500
AUG 03, 17 $1599 $1100 $2699 $500
SEP 07, 21 $1599 $1100 $2699 $500
OCT 05, 19 $1699 $1100 $2799 $600
NOV 09, 23 $1599 $1000 $2599 $500
REMARKS:
1. Land Tour Fare listed above are per person in U.S. dollars based on two adults sharing one twin bedded room, double occupancy and does not include any air ticket. A customer who travels alone is required to pay a single room supplement.
2. Airfare listed above includes round trip international air ticket and applicable China domestic air tickets, fuel surcharge and tax. Round trip international air ticket is based on Air China (CA), San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX), Houston (IAH) or Vancouver (YVR) departure. For New York (JFK) or Washington, D.C. (IAD) departure, please add $100. For other cities, please call us for the US domestic add-on.
3. Charge for children under 12 (2-11 years of age): For airfare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price. For land tour tare, the rate is 90% of the regular adult price if share a room with two adults and not asking for extra bed. If need an extra bed in the same room with two adults, the price is the same as adult. Children 12 and older will be charged at the regular adult fare.
4. Early departure and late return: There will a US$50 per person charge for air ticket deviation, in addition to airlines surcharge for different class and weekend if necessary.

Day 1   USA - Chengdu

Today we board an international flight bound for Chengdu, China. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2   Chengdu

Arrive in Chengdu. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the luxury hotel for rest and relaxation. Chengdu is the capital of "Heavenly State" (Tian Fu Zhi Guo), habitat of giant pandas and city of cotton-rose hibiscus. Benefiting from Dujiangyan Irrigation Project which was constructed in 256 B.C., Sichuan Province is reputed as "Tian Fu Zhi Guo", literally a place richly endowed with natural resources. Chengdu, as the capital, is extremely productive. The Min and Tuo Rivers, two branches of the Yangtze River, connected to forty other rivers, supply an irrigation area of more than 700 square kilometres (270.27 square miles) with 150-180 million kilowatts of water. Consisting of abundant mineral resources, the land is extremely fertile. 

Day 3   Chengdu

In the morning, we tour the Panda Preserve Base and visit the old alley. In the afternoon, we visit the Temple of Marquis Wu, the Thatched Cottage of Du Fu. Enjoy the famous Sichuan local cuisine for dinner tonight.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 4   Chengdu - Huanglong - Jiuzhaigou

In the morning, we fly to Huanglong, the world natural heritage site, famed for its peculiar karsts landscape and multihued ponds that are set off picturesquely by snow-top mountains, vertical ravines and vast forests. Finish sightseeing the main scenic spots in Huanglong, we drive to the fairyland - Jiuzhaigou, another world natural heritage site. Jiuzhaigou has been known for its natural wonders in terms of colorful waters appearing to be either magically peacock blue or emerald. All those who encounter it are overwhelmed by the breathtaking beauty of both its landscape and its lakes, springs, waterfalls, streams, rivers and shoals. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5   Jiuzhaigou

Whole day excursion exploring the fantasy of Jiuzhaigou including visits to Shuzheng Waterfall, Changhai Lake, the River View Pavilion and Tibetan Village. For dinner the minority traditional cuisine is served. After dinner, we are entertained by the Tibetan & Qiang folklore dance show.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6   Jiuzhaigou - Chengdu - Leshan - Mt. Emei

After breakfast, we fly back to Chengdu. Transfer to lunch upon arrival. Later proceed by bus to Leshan, the tour of Leshan includes a cruise on Min River, and a view of Leshan Grand Buddha, the largest stone-carved Buddha in the whole world, described as "A mountain emerges as a Buddha, and a Buddha- a mountain". Finish sightseeing at Leshan, before we drive to Emeishan, enjoy the local cuisine dinner - Tofu Banquet. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7   Mt. Emei

A cable car ride takes us up to the Golden Summit. Sightseeing of Golden Summit at Mt. Emei. The Golden Summit rises over 3000 meters above sea level. There one may find an advantage point to appreciate sunrise, to view the sea of clouds, the Buddhist lamps and particularly the Buddhist flory which is most wonderful and captivating. Tonight we will enjoy Emei Vegetarian Dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8   Mt. Emei - Dujiangyan - Chengdu

After breakfast, we travel to Dujiangyan, the ancient irrigation system. In the afternoon, we visit Qingyanggong, the best preserved memorial temple for Lao Zi. Return to Chengdu. For dinner, we enjoy a famous Hot Pot Cuisine, followed by the entertainment of Sichuan Opera. Sichuan opera is one of the principal genres of regional drama in China, it is particularly famous for its unique skills in changing countenance. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9   Chengdu - Beijing - USA

After breakfast, you are transferred to airport for your return flight back to your home. You will be in the United States the same day. End of tour.

  • Includes Breakfast

Tour Fare Includes

1. International air ticket between U.S. to China (economy class);
2. Five star hotel accommodations or local best hotel accommodations;
3. Three meals a day in China as specified in itinerary including daily breakfast in hotels and local specialty cuisines;
4. Transportation inside China as specified in itinerary;
5. All entrance fees to the sightseeing sites as outlined in itinerary;
6. Experienced and knowledgeable English speaking tour guide throughout China;
7. Travel accident insurance. 

Tour Fare not Includes

1. Chinese Visa fee; 
2. All personal expenses: Telephone bills, Laundry, beverages, postage and excess baggage charges, extended stay and etc.;
3. Tips for tour guides and drivers; 
4. Cost of any programs and activities unlisted and all activities after leaving the group.

Meals

Three meals a day for the entire trip as specified in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner).
Buffet breakfast or Chinese breakfast each morning at hotel.
Chinese lunches and dinners at local restaurants.

Local Specialty Dinners

Jiuzhaigou: Local Flavor Dinner
Leshan: Tofu Banquet
Emeishan: Emei Vegetarian Dinner
Chengdu: Local Sichuan Cuisine
Chengdu: Sichuan Hot Pot Cuisine

Entertainment

Chengdu..............Sichuan Opera
Jiuzhaigou...........Local Folklore Dance Show

HOTELS

Chengdu.........Shangri-La Hotel Chengdu (5 stars)
Jiuzhaigou.......Sheraton Jiuzhaigou Resort (5 stars)
Mt. Emei ........Hongzhushan Hotel (5 Stars)

COMPLIMENTARY

A bottle of mineral water provided on the bus every day;
Luggage tag and badge provided for your convenience.


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