Chengdu Panda Base & Leisure 1 Day City Tour
For local Chengdu People, especially the elders, going to a tea house to lean back in the bamboo chairs is quite a common thing in their daily life. All the day they just drink some tea, relax, chat or play Majiang, let the day pass by. To touch real Chengdu, the traditional tea house should not be missed. Kuan Zhai Alley is composed of wide alley and narrow alley, in which there are a lot of traditional Siheyuan (courtyards). It is one of the hottest tourist destinations in Chengdu that well worth a visit. The triumph of Jinli Old Street lies in the perfect combination of local culture and business. It is quite attractive not only for its historical legend, but also for the ancient-style buildings coming down from Ming and Qing Dynasties.
*To see many lovely pandas from months old to over 10 years old
*Enjoy Chengdu life in a traditional tea house of People's Park
*Experience old Chengdu and slow life by walking in Kuanzhai Alleys
*The wooden steles and the brick-walls of Jinli Old Street exhibit an ancient charm
- Tour code: CPT-CT-07
- Price: from $140 p/p
- Tour type: private tour
- Departure date: flexible
- Travel route: Chengdu
- Trip length: 1 Day
As the hometown of Giant Panda, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding should not be missed when you come to Chengdu! In the morning your private tour guide and driver will be greeting at the hotel, and then you are going to see the lovely creatures. Located in northern suburb of Chengdu, this Panda Base takes us about 40-50 minutes to get there from downtown area. In this park-like base, you are sure to see many pandas at one time that we cannot realize in other places all over the world.
Wave goodbye to the lovely pandas, head for People’s Park, the first park set in Chengdu City. It has 100 years of history and now become one of the most popular parks of Chengdu. There are many old people doing exercises group by group. Some of them are practicing sword, some are playing Tai Chi. Chengdu’s leisure life and slow pace is well known in China that just a walking in the park you can easily find out. If you like, you can choose to drink some tea in the traditional tea house inside People’s Park.
Chengdu Panda Base, People's Park, Kuanzhai Alleys, Jinli Old Street
Later, shift your sight to Kuanzhai Alleys. The so-called Narrow and Wide Alley shows what old Chengdu was like. It is a preserved area with refurbishment where you can see typical grey bricks used to construct buildings in ancient Chengdu. There are many handicrafts men setting stalls along the alley, including ear cleaning, sugar art and long-stemmed tobacco pipe folk. You can move slowly to get an insight of Chengdu’s leisure life from long time ago.
After lunch, transfer to Jinli Old Street. You shall walk on its paved road, looking for the essence of Chengdu’s daily life: tea house, pub, snacks, local specialties and handicraft arts. Surrounded by old-world stores selling lacquer products, curios, clay figurines, paper cuts, calligraphy and paintings of celebrities, you can touch a real Chengdu life.
Enjoy yourselves to the late afternoon, and then be transferred back to the hotel.
√ China Panda Tour's experienced travel consultant 1 on 1 service 24hours/7days from inquiry to back home;
√ Entrance tickets to listed viewpoints in the itinerary & necessary shuttle bus/cable car/sightseeing bus tickets;
√ Escorted by experienced English-speaking tour guide;
√ Meals mentioned in the itinerary;
√ Private transfers with professional driver between hotel/attraction/airport/railway station/restaurant as listed in the itinerary;
√ Booking of flight/train/cruise tickets per your preferences;
√ Accommodation in each city, hotel level/feature is decided by your choice;
√ Traveler's accidental insurance.
OUR SERVICE INCLUDES:
-- This itinerary can be flexibly adjusted according to your requests. You can change the order, or extend the tour with more cities or days, or even shorten it with deleting any cities or days. Our professional travel consultant will help you revise the itinerary until suiting your schedule.
-- China Panda Tour also provides French/German/Spanish/Russian/Cantonese/Mandarin-speaking tour guide service.
-- If you only want to rent a car for your trip, please kindly inform us. China Panda Tour's professional drivers would provide you with satisfying service.
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