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Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) Tours and Activities

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Standing 233 feet (71 meters) tall, the Leshan Giant Buddha(Da Fo), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, holds the record as the largest Buddha sculpture in the world. A Buddhist monk—hoping to earn divine protection for the local fishermen—carved the massive statue into a cliff, starting in 713. Ninety years later, the carving was finished.

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Leshan Giant Buddha Day Tour

Leshan Giant Buddha Day Tour

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Leshan Giant Buddha’s location outside of Chengdu can make it tricky to get to by public transport. Avoid the hassle of working out local transport schedules, and get there in a quick and efficient way—on an organized day tour. Conveniently, hotel pickup and drop-off are included, and the transfers are private too.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.21
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$84.21
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Tea Village in lost Town and Buddha 1 day tour

Tea Village in lost Town and Buddha 1 day tour

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Visit the UNESCO-listed Leshan Giant Buddha and learn about China’s rich tea making history during this full-day tour. After admiring the massive Buddha statue, visit a local village to learn about the art and history of tea making. Walk through the fields, learn how to harvest, and about the different tea regions. End the tour with a tasting of various regional teas and sit down to a delicious local lunch.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.24
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$169.24
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Private Day Tour to Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu

Private Day Tour to Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu

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Absorb the mammoth magnificence of the world’s largest stone Buddha statue on a private full-day tour of the Grand Buddha of Leshan from Chengdu. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, marvel at the colossal size of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed monument and take an illuminated journey down trails that weave around the structure. Visit ancient Buddhist temples and satisfy an appetite for authenticity with a flavorsome Chinese lunch in a local restaurant. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel on this enriching excursion.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.00
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$214.00
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Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu

Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu

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At over 230 feet tall (70 meters), the 1,300-year-old Leshan Giant Buddha is the largest Buddha in the world and attracts visitors from around the globe. Keep yourself from getting lost in the crowds of this UNESCO-listed attraction by visiting with the comfort and convenience of a private tour, which includes informative commentary, transportation from your hotel, and a side-trip to a local fishing village. This tour also includes all entrance fees, high-speed train tickets, and lunch.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.00
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$219.00
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Full Day Panda and Leshan Giant Buddha Group Tour

Full Day Panda and Leshan Giant Buddha Group Tour

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See China’s beloved Giant Pandas up close and the Leshan Giant Buddha on one convenient combo tour. After a time-saving pickup at your hotel, travel by private vehicle with your English-speaking guide to Chengdu’s top panda research facility. Stroll down bamboo paths and watch as the animals nurse, play, and tumble. Then, head to Lingyun Mountain and see the massive Leshan Buddha carved into a cliff-side where three rivers merge.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.52
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$120.52
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Mini Group: One-Day Leshan Giant Buddha and Tea Terrace Tour In Lost Town

Mini Group: One-Day Leshan Giant Buddha and Tea Terrace Tour In Lost Town

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See giant pandas and the Giant Buddha of Leshan, and ride a bullet train on this private 12-hour trip from Chengdu. Visit the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base to view these rare animals, and learn about the center’s conservation work. Plus, take a high-speed train to Leshan to see its immense 8th-century Buddha statue carved into a riverside cliff. Train tickets, entrance fees, private Chengdu round-trip transfers, and hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.00
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$173.00
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Giant Panda and Buddha 1 day tour

Giant Panda and Buddha 1 day tour

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Check off Chengdu’s two star attractions in one day—a feat that’s not practical on public transport—on this convenient private door-to-door tour. Spend the morning at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, then drive to the 233-foot (71-meter) Leshan Giant Buddha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a boat trip. Along the way, your private guide will enlighten you on topics from Buddhism to panda biology.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.34
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$173.34
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Chengdu Highlights Tour of Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha

Chengdu Highlights Tour of Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha

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Many of Chengdu’s popular attractions are on the outskirts of the city or deep in the Sichuan countryside. Instead of taking a chance on public transport or spending hours in a hot, crowded tour bus, enjoy a comfortable private transfer between two of the city’s highlights, the Dujiangyan Panda Base and the Leshan Giant Buddha, on this full-day tour. Start this tour at your hotel, drive direct from location to location, and return to Chengdu by early evening.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$187.18
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$187.18
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From Chengdu: All-Inclusive Leshan Giant Buddha Private Day Tour

From Chengdu: All-Inclusive Leshan Giant Buddha Private Day Tour

Discover Chengdu in your way on a private day tour with local insider, explore the World Heritage listed Giant Buddha in Leshan and be amazed by the largest carved Buddha of 71 meters high, make full use of your time to gain the best travelling experience. Comfortable & exclusive transportation, English-speaking tour guide, entrance ticket and local lunch are all inclusive.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$217.95
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$217.95
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All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Chengdu Giant Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha Trip by High-Speed Train

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

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Combine a trip to the Chengdu Giant Panda Base with a visit to the Leshan Giant Buddha on this full-day private tour from Chengdu. With a private guide, travel via high-speed rail and private transfer. Entrance fees and lunch are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$249.00
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$249.00
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Private Tour of Chengdu Panda Center and Leshan Giant Buddha

Private Tour of Chengdu Panda Center and Leshan Giant Buddha

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Spend the day visiting two of the Chengdu area’s top locations on this full-day private tour. First, head to the Giant Panda breeding center for a closer look at these gentle giants. See them playing, take photos, and learn more about the conservation efforts from China. Then, head to the UNESCO-listed Leshan Giant Buddha to admire the tranquility of the area and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$256.42
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$256.42
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Panda and Leshan Buddha Small Group Tour

Panda and Leshan Buddha Small Group Tour

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Join the small English speaking group to see the most popular attractions: the panda base and Leshan Buddha. It's a pure sightseeing tour without tourist traps. We will take the best use of time to visit pandas and the Grand Buddha within 1 day. Our guides are officially registered English guides and tour vehicles; Free drop-off for visitors to Emeishan at Leshan bus station. Notes: Prices listed above are valid excluding the periods of Chinese New Year, May day holiday, China National Day holiday and other important activities which cause the big tour price change, an enquiry would be necessary for the exact tour price if you happen to travel during these periods.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00
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$110.00

Chengdu Giant Panda & Leshan Giant Buddha Private Day Tour (No shopping steps)

Chengdu Giant Panda & Leshan Giant Buddha Private Day Tour (No shopping steps)

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Pick up and drop off from your hotel, then to visit Giant Panda, see them in their breakfast time and play time! It's a beautiful park where we will the Giant Pandas, red pandas and if we are lucky we could even see the baby pandas in the Panda Nursery. After spend morning time at Panda Centre, we will drive for 2.5 hours to one of the World Heritage sites - Leshan Giant Buddha Join us to find out the philosophy of Buddhism and stories behind. There are also amazing architectures such as heritage and local life for you to explore with expert guides. (No shopping steps)
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.00
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$177.00
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One Day Trip to Chengdu Panda Base and Leshan Buddha Tour

One Day Trip to Chengdu Panda Base and Leshan Buddha Tour

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Getting around China on public transport can be challenging, particularly if you don’t speak or read Chinese. Make it easy on yourself by booking a private driver direct from your door for this transport-only tour. Start at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Then, rather than piece together metro, bullet train, and buses, relax on the 2-hour drive to the Leshan Giant Buddha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.24
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$89.24
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1-Day Leshan Giant Buddha Private Tour with the Lunch from Chengdu

1-Day Leshan Giant Buddha Private Tour with the Lunch from Chengdu

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Leshan Giant Buddha stands 133 feet (71 meters) tall where three rivers meet—but there’s more to Leshan than the statue. This private full-day door-to-door tour lets you experience the Buddha from every angle—from a boat, from the stairs in the cliff, and even above his head. Also visit the Lingyun Temple and the Leshan Giant Buddha Museum, and enjoy a restaurant lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$228.72
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$228.72
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1-Day Chengdu Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha Private Tour with the Lunch

1-Day Chengdu Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha Private Tour with the Lunch

See Chengdu’s famous pandas and marvel at the giant Buddha of Leshan on this all-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit Chengdu’s top panda research facility and watch as infants and adults nurse, play, and tumble. See the largest carved stone Buddha—it took 90 years to create—and enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch before returning to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$246.16
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$246.16
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Leshan Giant Buddha and Emei Mountain Train 2-Day Tour

Leshan Giant Buddha and Emei Mountain Train 2-Day Tour

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Make a special trip to see Leshan Giant Buddha and one of China’s four sacred Buddhist mountains, Mt. Emei, on this 2-day tour by high-speed train from Chengdu. Visit the Leshan Giant Buddha, Baoguo Temple, and Fuhu Temple, and take a cable car up to the Golden Summit. Sit along the banks of the Min River, and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$449.00
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$449.00
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2-Day Private Tour of Leshan Grand Buddha and Emei Shan including Monastery Stay

2-Day Private Tour of Leshan Grand Buddha and Emei Shan including Monastery Stay

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Discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Leshan on an all-inclusive 2-day tour from Chengdu. Accompanied by a private guide, witness the colossal majesty of Leshan Grand Buddha, the largest stone Buddha sculpture in the world, and soar over the magnificent Emei Shan (Mt Emei) during an exhilarating cable car ride. See sacred shrines and beautiful Buddhist temples; spend the night in an enchanting monastery; and appease an appetite for authenticity with traditional Chinese meals. Relish the freedom and flexibility of this private tour and enjoy the undivided attention of your guide throughout your experience.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$466.00
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$466.00
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Private 2-Day Chengdu Tour with Pandas and Leshan Giant Buddha

Private 2-Day Chengdu Tour with Pandas and Leshan Giant Buddha

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Visit Chengdu’s top attractions on a private two-day tour that includes the Panda Breeding Center and Leshan’s Grand Buddha. Observe the pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding and learn about conservation efforts for China’s panda population. Have lunch in the historic Wide and Narrow Alleys district (aka Kuan-Zhai Lane), then learn about the 3000-year-old Shu kingdom at Jinsha Site Museum. The next day, travel to Leshan to tour the site of the Grand Buddha, the largest stone Buddha in the world.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$375.00
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$375.00
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Private Day Tour: Chengdu Panda and Leshan Buddha

Private Day Tour: Chengdu Panda and Leshan Buddha

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Get up close to Chinese wildlife and ancient culture on a full-day tour from Chengdu. You have the option to take a private tour or join up with a group. Regardless, you relax in comfortable round trip transportation from your hotel.  Entrance is included to both the Leshan Grand Buddha and Chengdu Panda Base, where you also enjoy engaging tours with your guide.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
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$95.00
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Chengdu Panda Leshan Buddha and Mount Emeishan 2 Days Tour

Chengdu Panda Leshan Buddha and Mount Emeishan 2 Days Tour

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This is the perfect tour to discover the top attractions in and around Chengdu. You’ll save hours researching your trip and planning transport by having a full itinerary organized for you. Visit Chengdu Panda Research Base, Leshan Buddha, Mount Emei, Huazang Temple, Wannian Temple, and more on one tour. Conveniently, entrance tickets, accommodation, and transfers are all included.
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  • 2 days
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$210.00
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$210.00
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Chengdu Dujiangyan Leshan Buddha Tea Plantation and Sichuan Cooking 3 Days

Chengdu Dujiangyan Leshan Buddha Tea Plantation and Sichuan Cooking 3 Days

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. Knowledgable and passionate local guide . Cute panda . Full story of panda and local . Dujinagyan irrigation system . full story of the ancient city . nature world touching . Rice jelly with spicy topping . Chinese bacon grilled garlic shoot . Culture Heritage by UNESCO . Off-road visit to countryside and 500 years old town . Visit to traditional workshops . Comprehensive Tea Learning - drinking in old tea house, picking tea from plantation, visit tea workshop . Visit old courtyard house and listen to stories from the owner . Explore a local wet market . Informative Sichuan Cooking Class: Sichuan Noodles Class Steamed beef with fired rice flour dish Spicy lotus roots . Free beers or tea dring during the cooking . Special souvenirs and Recipes
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$433.85
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$433.85
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Chengdu Private Tour with panda base,Leshan giant Buddha, and Lunch

Chengdu Private Tour with panda base,Leshan giant Buddha, and Lunch

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Hit all the highlights of Chengdu on this private full-day tour with a dedicated guide. Explore the Chengdu panda base, the Buddha tour by boat, savor a classic Chengdu lunch, and more. Chengdu panda base and Leshan giant Buddha admission, meal, and hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$263.59
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$263.59
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Leshan Giant Buddha and Huanglongxi Ancient Town Day Trip

Leshan Giant Buddha and Huanglongxi Ancient Town Day Trip

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The personal drivers we provide are professional drivers who serve foreign tourists all year round. They will do a good job of safety and service! This is a private travel event only for you and your family and friends. In order to save your costs we do not include tickets, and some older guests do not need tickets, but please bring your passport. The Leshan Giant Buddha (simplified Chinese: 乐山大佛; traditional Chinese: 樂山大佛; pinyin: Lèshān Dàfó) is a 71-metre (233 ft) tall stone statue, built between 713 and 803 (during the Tang dynasty), depicting Maitreya.It is carved out of a cliff face of Cretaceous red bed sandstones that lies at the confluence of the Min River and Dadu River in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. Huanglongxi Ancient Town features its ancient culture of water culture, Buddhism culture, tea culture, ecologic farming culture integrated with colorful folklore culture, screen culture and cooking culture.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.31
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$92.31
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) costs USD 84.21. Guided Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) tours start around USD 84.21 per person.
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