Accompanied by local friendly tour guide, enjoy private round-trip transfer from Chengdu downtown hotel, spend full day to explore the World Heritage listed Giant Buddha in Leshan, marvel at the intricate construction of the Buddha’s hair, walk down a twisting staircase on the left side of the statue, be amazed by the largest carved Buddha of 71 meters high, admire architectural and structural designs of Lingyun Temple and Wuyou Temple, and enjoy flavorsome lunch in a local restaurant.
Spend full day to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha
Admire the largest carved Buddha of 71 meters high
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Private tour is operated with just your party
What You Can Expect:
With pickup from your Chengdu downtown hotel at 9:00am by local professional tour guide, enjoy comfortable transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle, drive 2 hours to the Giant Buddha scenic area. Leshan is a renowned scenic resort as it boasts the 'No.1 Buddha under Heaven' - the UNESCO World Heritage listed Leshan Giant Buddha.
Upon arrival, enjoy a delicious lunch at well-selected local restaurant. Then walk into the park and marvel at the intricate construction of the Buddha’s hair. There are 1,021 buns in the Buddha's coiled hair and skillfully embedded in the head. Later walk down a twisting staircase toward the left side of the Grand statue, admire the largest carved Buddha of 71 meters high. Facing the river, the Grand Buddha has symmetrical posture and looks which have been beautifully captured in its solemn stillness.
Listen to your guide’s narration to learn the long history and architectural artistry of the Giant Buddha, return to the top of the statue on the other side and visit Wuyou Temple with its hundreds of Arhats and Lingyun Temple of architectural designs.
Take a cruise to have a full view of the Giant Buddha is an optional at your own cost, should you prefer to have an alternative perspective of the grand Buddha. Afterwards, drive back to Chengdu and drop you off at the hotel to conclude the tour.
Tour duration: 8 hours
Departure date: Daily
Departure point: Centrally located Chengdu hotels
Return point: The original departure point
Departure time: 9:00 am
Transport by private vehicle
Professional licensed driver
English-speaking tour guide
Fuel surcharge and tax
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
Your hotel information is required while booking
All travelers’ passport information is required while booking