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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.
Traveler pickup is offered Your guide will pick you up in the hotel lobby
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)
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
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
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.
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
westchinago-travel, Owner at Westchinago, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019
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
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
westchinago-travel, Owner at Westchinago, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2019
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
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
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
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!
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
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 buddha.
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
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 knowledge about the statutes and the area.
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Languages Offered: Chinese, German, Japanese, Spanish