Leshan Giant Buddha Tour

1 Day Panda Visit & Leshan Giant Buddha Tour

World Cultural Heritage Site Visiting

Visit the International Face Giant Panda is a MUST things to do for all travelers in Chengdu, and easily can be done in a half day. You only have to spend a morning there? Then what comes next after visit panda? Definitely the world famous Leshan Giant Buddha, a famous World Heritage Site as well as a sacred Buddhist site in Leshan City.

One day is enough to visit both two sites, usually see the pandas in the morning, and then drive about two hours to Leshan city in the afternoon. Generally two hours are needed to see the Buddha and other historical sites on the mountain where the Giant Buddha locates. Leshan Sweet Skin Roast Duck is most famous snack in Leshan. If you are a foodie, don't miss it. After visit, drive back to Chengdu.

Basic Trip Information

from $168
  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Chengdu / Leshan
Travel Length:
1 Day
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Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day (Can Be Customized)

Day 1 Chengdu - Leshan ( L )

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This morning you will make a stirring visit to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding which is not only the most important panda scientific research center, but also dwelling home for more than 100 Giant Pandas. Walk at leisure through the bamboo framed paths, and closely observe giant pandas of different ages eating bamboos, playing with each other, tumbling, climbing trees, etc. Don’t miss the chance to watch female pandas nursing their cubs in the nursery rooms. There is also a very informative Panda Museum for you to learn more scientific facts about Giant Pandas.

After lunch, drive about two hours from Chengdu to visit the World Heritage Site - Leshan Giant Buddha, the largest carved statue of Buddha in the world. Sitting at the confluence of three rivers, the Giant Buddha was carved on the cliff of Lingyun Mountain, used to suppress the flood. Enjoy spectacular view of the huge statue as you walking down through the narrow staircases to the foot of the Buddha.

The Giant Buddha was carved from the mountain rock, with its head reaching to the mountain top and its feet standing next to the river. The total height is 71 meters; while the head is 14.7meters high and 10 meters wide, ear is 7meters high, 28 meters between knees and insteps. Its insteps can hold over a hundred people. There are 1051 spiral coils on the Buddha head, and they were all inlayed onto the Buddha head.

After your sightseeing in Leshan, you will be transferred back to Chengdu. 

Mama and Baby of PandaLook Giant Buddha from left side cliff

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