Sichuan, China – Chengdu – Dujiangyan Irrigation Project – Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area – Huanglong – Panda Base – Jinsha Site 6-day Double Flight Tour

Day 1: Entry City – Chengdu

Please gather at the designated location at the airport and take the flight (reference flight: Shenzhen Chengdu Shuangliu ZH9409 07:50-10:30, subject to actual ticket issuance) to Chengdu, the land of abundance (flight time is about 2.5 hours). This city has all the elements that people love – food, scenery, and beauty. Only when you are ready to leave will you realize that the Chengdu tourism slogan – “A city that comes but doesn’t want to leave” is not a narcissistic boast. After picking up the plane, take a bus to Huanglongxi Ancient Town (tour time is about 1 hour). The core area of Huanglongxi Ancient Town consists of one lake, two rivers, three temples, seven streets, and nine alleys, with 76 well preserved residential buildings and three large courtyards; There are key cultural relics protection units such as Jinhua Temple, Three County Yamen, and Ancient Theater; There are folk customs and cultures such as fire dragons, boatmen’s horns in Fuhe, floating river lanterns, and night watchers. There are still traditional buildings with a total area of 31200 square meters preserved in the town, of which 13700 square meters are traditional Qing Dynasty wooden structures with distinctive features and good structures that are of great protection value. Huanglongxi Ancient Town has well preserved Ming and Qing residential buildings and profound folk culture. Arrive at the hotel by car, check in and rest. Arrive at the hotel in the evening, check in and rest.

❥ Warm reminder:

  1. Be sure to bring valid identification documents such as a passport. The above-mentioned documents are required for flight and hotel accommodation during the tourism process

Day 2: Chengdu – Dujiangyan Irrigation Project – Diexihaizi – Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area Estuary (about 6:00 by car)

After breakfast, take the bus to Dujiangyan Irrigation Project City to visit the first ancient weir in China – Dujiangyan Irrigation Project Water Conservancy Project, which is listed as a “World Cultural Heritage” (about 1.5 hours, excluding 10 yuan/person outside the battery car scenic spot, 15 yuan/person inside the scenic spot, 15 yuan/person for explanation+earphones, and the guests take care of themselves). Located on the main stream of Minjiang River in the west of Dujiangyan Irrigation Project City, it is the world’s oldest and only grand water conservancy project with the characteristics of dam free water diversion, and also the most complete ancient water conservancy project in China. The earthquake site of Diexi Ancient City, which sank to the bottom of the lake during the magnitude 7 earthquake in 1936, is called “Diexi Haizi”. I personally experience the difficulty of the Sichuan Road, which is more difficult than reaching the blue sky. Continue to take the bus to Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, and attend the [Tibetan Guozhuang Evening Party] at night as a gift (there is no need to return the gift items, and there is no equivalent exchange. If the gift cannot be given for special reasons, there will be no refund), so that you can immerse yourself in Tibetan life, Tibetan compatriots have a close contact, feel the Tibetan architecture, customs, religious beliefs, participate in the Guozhuang Carnival with Tibetan handsome boys and beautiful women, and have a taste of highland barley wine and buttered tea with Tibetan and Qiang characteristics. In the evening, you can participate in the local famous performance “Jiuzhai Eternal Love Evening Party” recommended by the tour guide (reference price is 220-280 yuan/person, voluntary consumption). Stay late at the hotel.

Day 3: Full day tour of Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

After breakfast, visit Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, known as the “fairy tale world” all day (about 6-7 hours), and transfer to Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area green sightseeing bus (sightseeing bus 90 yuan is included, excluding scenic spot insurance 10 yuan/person, the guest is responsible for it). In China, there has never been a place like Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area that has been yearned for and missed by people. After two years of rest, Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area has become more beautiful. “Return from Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area without looking at the water” is a true interpretation of Jiuzhaigou’s scenery. A total of 108 sea areas, including springs, waterfalls, rivers, and beaches, form a colorful jade basin in a jade pond. It combines flying and tranquility, combining strength and gentleness, with a visibility of up to 20 meters. The six major landscapes of Changhai, Jianyan, Norilang, Shuzheng, Zharu, and Heihai are distributed in a “Y” shape. Green sea, overlapping waterfalls, colorful forests, snow peaks, Tibetan feelings, and blue ice are known as the “six wonders” of Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area. Touring Shuzheng Gully: Reed Sea, Wolong Sea, Shuzheng Qun Sea, Shuzheng Waterfall, and Nuorelang Waterfall (although they have been severely injured and scarred, with the gentle touch of time, the beauty of Nuorelang has now largely recovered, and one day it will return to its former glory), etc; Zezawa Valley: Changhai (the longest and widest Haizi in Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, which survived the earthquake tenaciously, has now recovered its calm, like a giant dragon lying between mountains and forests), colorful pools, upper seasonal sea, lower seasonal sea, etc; Rizegou: Mirror Sea, Pearl Beach Waterfall, Five Flower Sea, Panda Sea, Arrow Bamboo Sea, etc; The magnificent scenery leaves you unforgettable and unforgettable, with endless aftertaste (you can take care of your own Chinese food on that day, and you can go to the Norlang restaurant for dining or bring your own dry food). Stay late at the hotel.

❥ Warm reminder:

Peak season for Jiuzhai sightseeing buses 4-11 14: 90 yuan/person; Off season 11.15 to next year 3.31: 80 yuan/person

  1. The altitude of the mouth of Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area Valley is about 1900 meters, and the highest point in the valley is 3100 meters above the sea level. Most tourists have no altitude response, so please rest assured.
  2. Smoking is prohibited in the scenic area. Guests with smoking habits are advised to be patient and endure, otherwise they may face high fines.
  3. Please do not feed fish to avoid damaging the local harmonious ecology.
  4. When taking photos, please keep a certain distance from the water, and do not get too close to the water to prevent sliding into the water. Because the temperature of Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area water is very low, you may lose consciousness soon after sliding down because of the low temperature. Because the water that looks like a shallow refraction may not reach the bottom, it is very dangerous to go into the water without permission.
  5. There is only one tourist restaurant in the scenic area, located at the center of the “ya” shape. The reference menu starts at 60 yuan per person. If there are many tourists and the quality of the food is not good, you can choose your own dining method and bring some snacks. It is strictly prohibited to bring instant noodles, convenient rice and other road meals into the scenic area.
  6. The weather changes frequently in Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area; Please prepare warm clothing, umbrellas, sunscreen, sunglasses, and other items; You can bring your own cold medicine, medication for treating diarrhea, and wound dressings.

Day 4: Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area – Huanglong – Chengdu (about 8 hours’ drive)

After breakfast, take a car to Huanglong Scenic Area (about 3 hours of sightseeing, 80 yuan/person for the up cable car, 40 yuan/person for the down cable car, 10 yuan/person for the scenic area insurance, 30 yuan/person for earphones, and guests are responsible for it. Currently, Huanglong operates at a low season price of 60 yuan/person, and the peak season price of 170 yuan/person will resume from June 1st. If there is a ticket price difference, guests need to pay on site), located at the foot of Xuebao Peak, the main peak of Minshan Mountain in Songpan County, Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. It is famous for its four wonders of colorful pools, snow mountains, canyons, and forests. The giant calcareous slope valley on the surface, like a golden dragon, winds between the primitive forest sea and the rocky mountains and ice peaks. Calcareous caves, calcareous bonsai, and more are all in place, making it a rare natural calcification museum in the world. Enjoying the reputation of “world wonder” and “human jade pond”. Take another car to Chengdu and stay at a hotel in the evening.

❥ Warm reminder:

  1. Huanglong Scenic Area: Huanglong Scenic Area has an altitude of 3100-3900 meters. Along the way, local high-altitude service station staff explain and sell oxygen and anti high altitude drugs, which are expensive. Please purchase with caution. This behavior is not promoted by a travel agency. Please be informed in advance before purchasing! There are up and down cable cars in the scenic area. Tourists can choose to walk or purchase one-way or full distance up and down cable cars at 120 yuan per person based on their physical condition;
  2. As Huanglong is a high-altitude area, guests may experience altitude sickness due to their own physical reasons. Please travel within the Huanglong scenic area and bring your own anti altitude sickness medication or oxygen. If you feel uncomfortable with altitude sickness, please stop traveling.
  3. Tourists should wear flat shoes when walking to avoid twisting their feet on the boardwalk; Do not cross the boardwalk or walk along the edge of the unreliable boardwalk to avoid falling injuries;
  4. The scenic area has strong sunlight and ultraviolet rays. Necessary sun protection should be taken during outdoor activities for a long time. When taking photos or hiking, please bring equipment, pay attention to safety, and keep warm.
  5. There are goods circulating inside and outside the Zangzhai scenic area, as well as local salespeople introducing them to tourists. Tourists are advised to choose carefully according to their personal needs, which is not related to the travel agency

Day 5: Panda Base – Sanxingdui or Jinsha Site – Chengdu

After breakfast, take a car to the Panda Base (approximately 1.5 hours of sightseeing) located at 1375 Panda Avenue, Chenghua District, Chengdu, 10 kilometers from the city center (Tianfu Square), about 30 kilometers from Shuangliu International Airport, and about 70 kilometers from Tianfu International Airport. The Panda Base is a world-renowned giant panda relocation protection base, scientific research and breeding base, science popularization education base, and cultural tourism base, covering an area of 3.07 square kilometers. As a “ecological demonstration project for the relocation of giant pandas”, it is renowned for protecting and breeding endangered wildlife unique to China, such as giant pandas and red pandas. The mountains here are adorned with jade, the clear water is like a mirror, and the forest waves and birds sing harmoniously. It is known as the “natural paradise of national treasures and our paradise on earth.”. Afterwards, if you cannot book a ticket to the Sanxingdui Site or Jinsha Site Museum, you can visit the Jinsha Site Museum instead. If there is no ticket price difference, it can be refunded. The Jinsha Site Museum will be closed on Monday (including museum tickets). Sanxingdui has been dormant for thousands of years, waking up to shock the world. After 35 years, the mysterious Sanxingdui archaeological site has once again attracted attention. On March 20th, the latest archaeological excavation results were released at the Sanxingdui Site, unveiling the mysterious veil of ancient Shu civilization… Afterwards, take a car to Chengdu and stay at a hotel in the evening.

Day 6 Full Day Free Activities (excluding car, meal, and tour guide services, arranged for drop offs) – Chengdu – Departure City

After breakfast, go to your favorite scenic spot for free activities. Recommended attractions: Du Fu Thatched Cottage, Heming Tea House, Kuanzhai Alley, Jinli

Recommended free travel attractions:

Jinli was once one of the oldest and most commercial streets in the history of Western Shu, and was famous throughout the country as early as the Qin, Han, and Three Kingdoms periods. Today, Jinli relies on the Wuhou Temple in Chengdu, with the spirit of Qin, Han, and Three Kingdoms as its soul, the appearance of Ming and Qing customs as its exterior, and the folk customs and traditions of Western Sichuan as its content, expanding the extension of Three Kingdoms culture. In this street, the essence of Chengdu life is concentrated: there are teahouses, inns, restaurants, bars, stages, snacks, handicrafts, local specialties, which fully demonstrate the unique charm of the Three Kingdoms culture and Sichuan folk customs.

Located in the People’s Park, Heming Tea House is a place where you can take a short seat after strolling and enjoy a cup of covered tea. Sitting on a bamboo chair, you can chat with people around you and experience the slow life of the locals.

Du Fu Thatched Cottage in Chengdu is renowned for its poetry, and it has been passed down to future generations through the use of the sage of poetry. In 2001, during the construction of underground pipelines at the Du Fu Thatched Cottage Museum in Chengdu, Tang Dynasty grey kang and Tang Dynasty residential ruins were discovered on the west side of the main entrance of the thatched Cottage and the northeast side of the Ministry of Works Temple. A large number of ceramic vessels, building components, wall foundations, wells, ditches, stoves, and other residential relics were unearthed. Their era is very close to the period when Du Fu lived in Chengdu. The Tang Dynasty site of Du Fu Thatched Cottage is one of the most important cultural relics of the Tang Dynasty in the Chengdu Plain. It showcases the social and living style of the Chengdu region during the Tang Dynasty, confirms Du Fu’s description of his living environment and scenes, and provides physical evidence for the historical evolution of Du Fu Thatched Cottage.

【 Taikoo Village 】 Located in the central area of Chengdu, Chengdu Yuanyang Taikoo Village is an open and low-density block style shopping center developed jointly by Taikoo Real Estate and Yuanyang Real Estate. Adjacent to the bustling Chunxi Road, enjoying superior transportation and pedestrian advantages, the neighboring millennium old temple Daci Temple adds a unique historical and cultural charm to it.

Afterwards, according to the flight schedule, take a car to Chengdu Tianfu Airport and return to the outbound city by plane! End the happy journey!

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