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Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu

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This enjoyable day trip from Chengdu takes you by comfortable high-speed train to the Leshan Giant Buddha, built in China’s Tang Dynasty,over 1300 years.

As you walk the ancient red sand cliff road at this UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will marvel at the 1300-year-old Leshan Giant Buddha.

In addition,your guide  will also take you to much less travel path to Local fishing village and Mahao Grottoes.

A tasty lunch in authentic  local restaurant is included.
  • An in-depth tour of Leshan Giant Buddha with fishing village visit
  • Travel by high-speed rail from Chengdu on an informative private tour
  • Upgrade to a river cruise for spectacular views of the the statue
  • Includes entrance fees, transportation, and lunch
What to Expect
Your guide will pick you up directly at your Chengdu hotel. Head to the Chengdu train station to a hop the high-speed railway to Leshan. You’ll pass by scenic seasonal landscapes, from springtime eruptions of yellow rapeseed flowers to crimson autumn harvests. Arriving at the Giant Buddha Park, you’ll get a firsthand peek at the massive monolith, a serene, seated Buddha emerging from a red clay cliff face. Take time to explore the 1,300-year-old site as you learn about the days of the Tang Dynasty in China. Then climb to the top of Lingyun Hill for a panorama of three rivers. You can also upgrade to an optional river cruise. Meet with local fishermen, discover 2,000-year-old grottoes, and enjoy a tasty local lunch in Old Leshan before heading back.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide will pick you up in the hotel lobby
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Tasty lunch in authentic local restaurant
  • Free hotel tour guide pickup and drop-off service with 3rd ring road.
  • Private transportation in Leshan ( from Leshan railway station -Leshan Giant Buddha-lunch place-railway station)
  • Public transportation(Metro or taxi) to/from Chengdu railway station from Chengdu hotel
  • Entry/Admission - Chengdu East Railway Station East Square
  • Entry/Admission - Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
  • Private expenses
  • River Cruise to view Leshan Giant Buddha(70rmb/person),according to the actual situation,if there was a long queue on the top to go down the foot of Giant Buddha, river cruise is recommended instead waiting for a long time on the top.
  • Hotel pick-up&drop-off surcharge if the hotel is out of 3rd ring road
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Please provide all travelers' names & passport numbers at time of booking for purchasing train tickets
  • Subject to availability of high speed train. If canceled due to no train ticket, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • During busy season, there might be a wait of more than an hour to go down to the foot of Giant Buddha. In this case, a river cruise is recommended (own expense).
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Other language((besides English and Chinese) tour guide is depend on the availability
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed 8 September 2019

We had an Excellent Guide and took our time climbing up to the top of the local buddha by another route than the one seen in the picture. The crowds were quite large and waiting was common for anything there. The best way to really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robski888
westchinago-travel, Owner at Westchinago, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019

Dear Robski, Thank you very much for leaving good review for us. Leshan Giant Buddha is one of the most popular destination in my hometown, quite busy all year round. Our guides are familiar with different routes and always try their best to avoid the...More

Reviewed 22 August 2019 via mobile

We spent a very good day with our guide Fifi for this tour. She was really friendly, helpfull and provided many informations on Chinese culture. Contact with Lily to prepare the tour was also perfect.More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Delph312
westchinago-travel, Owner at Westchinago, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2019

Dear Delphine, Thank you so much for choosing our service. Glad to know you enjoyed your time with our lovely tour guide Fifi. All of tour guides are friendly, informative and flexible:) And I would like to appreciate your flexibility as well. All the best...More

Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

We had a great day full of new experiences!! First, we had a high speed train travel to Leshan (sooo cool). Then, the Giant Buddha took our breath (go and see it, it's a must). Taking the river cruise was the best option to see...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2019

Thank you WestChinaGo for making our trip to Chengdu so special and memorable. As mentioned in multiple reviews, Lily is a pleasure to work with - responsive, efficient, resourceful, and extremely knowledgeable. Most importantly, Lily is a kind and wonderful person who truly cares about...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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westchinago-travel, Owner at Westchinago, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2019

Dear Felicia, Thank you so much for signing up tripadvisor and leave your first review for us! It is my pleasure to arrange your family visit and welcome you back at anytime!!! Take care and all the best! Lily Chen

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great experience, nice food, the guide...Flora...allowed me to do whatever I felt best for my day. Thank you!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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23 October 2018|
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Response from jtsaunders2018 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know about now. We were there in July when there had been a huge amount of rain and the jetties for the boats were submerged, so we couldn't make the approach by boat, but we were still able to visit the... More
9 July 2018|
Response from Roccodenver | Reviewed this property |
I arranged the tour from the States on line. My guides name was winnie. she was outstanding and the whole day was a joy. i cannot recommend her enough she is great. had a great meal and winnie also provided great... More
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  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Chinese, German, Japanese, Spanish
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