All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Chengdu Giant Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha Trip by High-Speed Train

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From $249.00

15 reviews   (5.00)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


All inclusive price, informative and friendly private guide and transfer service ,tasty local lunch, entrance fees, round trip high-speed train fare are all included.
This trip will maximize your time to take you to see adorable pandas and magnificent Leshan Giant Buddha in 1 day by taking high-speed train.
No need to wait for taxi or metro, private transfer between each destination to ensure a hustle free journey.
Experienced and informative local guide will give insight about panda, local culture ,history, ordinary people's life and answer all your questions:)

What's Included

Entrance fee of Chengdu Panda Breeding Center

Experienced local English speaking guide service

Free hotel pick-up and drop-off service within 3rd ring road

Private transportation of hotel-Chengdu panda base/Chengdu railway Station drop-off&pick-up;

Private transportation of Leshan railway station-Luch-Leshan Giant Buddha-Leshan railway station

Roundtrip Chengdu-Leshan High speed train 2nd class tickets

Tasty lunch in local restaurant

What's Not Included

Gratuities for your guide and driver (recommended)

Hotel accommodation

Personal expense

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 90

Additional Info

  • All travelers' name, passport number is required for train tickets reservation at time of booking for all participants
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Hotel information and address for pick up and drop off
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Specialized infant seats are available

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)
7:30am, meet your private guide and driver at your hotel lobby and be transferred to Chengdu Panda Breeding Center to see active pandas from baby to adults before it becomes crowded.
Chengdu panda base is a lovely garden with bamboo forests, swan lake, lush trees that will definitely make your visit memorable.

Enjoy the panda babies while they play, drink milk, eat bamboos, and sleep...etc.

See some of the super stars - adolescent pandas (teenagers). There are 5 to 7 teenage pandas (about 3 years old) living in the big open enclosure.

In addition to giant pandas, you will also see endangered red pandas. They are part of the raccoon family with long tails and beautiful red furs.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

After your visit to the panda base, your private car to take you to catch the high-speed train to Leshan city.Enjoy the fast and pleasant High-speed train ride while chatting with your guide about local culture, history and ordinary people's life.

During the one-hour train ride, you will enjoy the idyllic landscape of the Chengdu plain. In Spring time, the land is blanketed by yellow rapeseed flowers and in summer time, it is carpeted by beautiful bright green rice paddies while in autumn, you will see busy harvest scenes. 

Upon arrival, try authentic tasty Sichuan style dishes for lunch(Non spicy dishes and vegetarian dishes can be arranged)

After lunch, river cruise to the  confluence point of 3 rivers to behold the panoramic  view of Leshan Giant Buddha.

The  cruise ship will stop in front of Leshan Giant Buddha,you can take the full picture of the Buddha.In addition, from cruise ,you will see the whole Lingyun mountain like a decline  sleeping Buddha.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
Upon arrival, meet you private driver in Leshan, try really yummy local lunch.Leshan is famous for its delicacy
After lunch, discuss with your guide to choose which option to visit Leshan Giant Buddha
Option 1:Hike the Leshan Giant Buddha Heritage park (Do not go down to the Buddha feet if there were a long queue)
Option 2.Take the river cruise to behold the panoramic view of Leshan Giant Buddha

If time permit, your guide will walk you around the old quarter of Leshan city to explore the local life before head back to railway station.

Around 4pm, catching a train back to Chengdu. 

Private car will wait for you when you arrive Chengdu railway station, and transfer you back to your Chengdu hotel
Your exciting panda+Buddha day trip concludes around 6pm.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included


The guide was essential
688AnnieB, 08-01-2020
Fi-Fi was amazing and so fun! My teenagers loved her! We would not have managed to fit everything into one day, or have figured out the transportation on our own.
The arrangements were smooth and painless. Our guide and drivers were on time and very knowledgable. We were at the panda base early and managed to spend almost an hour alone with one panda who showed off for us. Fi-Fi managed to navigate us to the best spots at the park and we were out of here before it got too busy.
The Leshan Buddha was awe inspiring, but I enjoyed the train trip seeing some chinese country side even more.
Great way to see both the Pandas and Leshan in 1 day
Joseph_S, 13-12-2019
I really loved the trip, it was very well organized and the only trip offering both attractions in 1 day. Sharleen was my guide and she was patient, informative and a pleasure to be around. The bears are terribly cute and a joy to see. Lunch was excellent and seeing the grandness of the Buddha was very memorable. Overall a great day and highly recommend.
One day tour, Pandas and Leshan.
Nickt17487, 13-11-2019
A packed day, Sharlene was very patient with us having 3 small children 6/4yrs and 11mnths. She found a great balance between letting us get the children sorted and pushing us along in order to meet the train and boat ride in Leshan. Very good English and guided us through the day with as much information as we wanted. Time keeping was excellent and very informative about what was going to be done.
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WYmountaintraveler, 12-10-2019
I booked two day tours with WestChinaGo through Lily Chen - Dujiangyan Panda Base Volunteer for the day, and on day two, Chengdu Giant Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha by High-Speed Train. My outstanding guide and wonderful driver were Sharlene (Wen Wen) and Mr. Gao. It is impossible for me to say enough positive things about Sharlene. She provided me with a wealth of information and was also extremely organized. It was difficult not to cry when we said goodbye because I felt I had gotten to know her so well in just two days and that we are now good friends. My entire experience with WestChinaGo was perfect from the first time I corresponded with Lily. When I arrived in Chengdu, my driver was there to meet me; and when I got to the car, Lily called me to make sure I had arrived safely. This gesture made a big impact on me because it showed how important her clients are to her and immediately made me feel like I was in good hands. The tours I took were both great. The volunteer program allows you to get up close to the pandas and feed them (twice). You really feel part of their daily lives.

The second day, we went to the Panda Research Base in Chengdu. This was such a special morning. We saw pandas in both of the nurseries - one baby panda a month old and the other one about 3 months old. They are so precious it takes your breath away. Then, we took the high-speed train to see the Leshan Giant Buddha. Sharlene took me to an excellent restaurant for lunch before we took the boat to see the Buddha. It was much more impressive than I expected. Fortunately, there was no scaffolding, and we had perfect weather.

I had allowed myself an extra day in Chengdu to return to the Panda Research Base. Sharlene gave me excellent tips for that day. I was fortunate enough to again see baby pandas in both nurseries, and then I spent several more hours enjoying the other pandas at the base. Sharlene had told me about a sightseeing bus that would take me from the Panda Base to Jingli Street for about $1.50. I was the only non-Chinese on the bus, but everyone was very friendly and helpful.

Being an older woman traveling alone, I was nervous about being in Chengdu by myself. However, Sharlene was so thoughtful and caring. I immediately felt at ease with her, and she gave me the confidence to enjoy my extra day. I want to thank Lily, Sharlene, and Mr. Gao for providing me with so many unforgettable memories.
Chengdu, Xian & Guilin
trvljock, 22-08-2019
I will make this very short; Lily was my main coordinator for this group and she was so helpful and friendly. She even go beyond that and helped us throughout the trip! I am visiting China again and Lily I’m calling you very soon :). Thanks for the EXCELLENT service.

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