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Going Straight to West Sichuan

Duration:9 Days

Tour Type:Hiking Tour

Level:Moderate

Best Time to Go:Mar. to Oct.

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Highlights:

Volunteer Work in Panda Base
Jiaju Tibetan Village
Tagong Grassland
Itinerary Quotation

 Day 1 Home/Chengdu 

On arrival you will be welcomed by your local guide and driver, and it takes about 1.5hs to drive to Dujiangyan city, which is about 70km away from Chengdu,and you will hike in the Mt. Qingcheng to experience the Taoist culture

Overnight Dujiangyan Uvilla Resort & Culture

Meals: D

 

Day 2 Dujiangyan /Mt  Four Ladies

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After breakfast we say goodbye to Chengdu plain, and drive to Wolong National Nature Reserve to have a volunteer experience there, where you can have a close experience with the lovely pandas. And after the volunteer, a 2-hour drive is needed to Mt Four Ladies,which gains the name of “China’s Alps” 

Overnight Above the Clouds Guest House

Meals: B, L, D

 

Day 3 Shuangqiao Valley  Trek

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This day, we will have a visit of one of the valleys by shuttle bus. We will spend whole day visiting Shuangqiao Valley, where you may see the white praying flags with the Paogoda there

Overnight Above the Clouds Guest House

Meals: B, L, D

 

Day 4 Mt Four Ladies/Jiaju Tibetan Village

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This morning we may spend 3 hours driving to Jiaju Tibetan village, a traditional Tibetan village nested on the high mountain area. This village is listed one of top ten most beautiful villages in China by China National Geography. There are about one hundred families living in this village now. 

We spend whole afternoon visiting this village, walk around and talk with locals

Overnight Local Tibetan Guest House                                     

Meals: B, L, D

 

Day 5 Danba/Tagong  Grassland/Yajiang

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We will be waked up by the birds, open the windows for the amazing views of the mountain area. After a Tibetan breakfast, we keep driving towards west, on the way stop to visit Huiyuan Temple with the history of 300 hundred years old

In the afternoon we will have a short walk on Tagong Grassland before settle down in Yajiang County

Overnight Yajiang 318 Motel                                     

Meals: B, L, D

 

Day 6 Yajiang /Riwa County

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Today it is a long journey on the way to Riwa County, as we keep driving west, the landscape changes a lot as we enter the real Sichuan West Plateau. The mountains become huge like layers of layers ocean waves. As the altitude gets higher and higher, less habitats live here before arriving Litang city. And on the way we may pass by several mountain passes above 4500m

Overnight Risong Gongbu Hotel                                     

Meals: B, L, D

 

Day 7 Ri Wa /Yading

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In the morning we will change the shuttle bus to Yading Nature Reserve. As there are 3 holy snow mountains sit in this nature reserve, weather permitted we may enjoy the beautiful views of the snow mountains, together with rich Tibetan culture. And Yading is regarded as the “Shangre-la”, the book –“Lost Horizon” actually is written according to this place

We could either walk about 5-6 hrs to explore this area or take the golf car for a leisure tour in this area

Overnight Local guest house

Meals: B, L, D

 

Day 8 Yading/Daocheng

In this morning we will enter the national park again for visiting different lakes inside, as those lakes are regarded as the holy lakes by the locals, we may find may colorful praying cloth hanged nearby, also the Mani Piles made of rocks with Tibetan Buddhism language set there

In the afternoon we go back to Daocheng, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Overnight Xiangyun Hotel                                     

Meals: B, L, D

 

Day 9 Daocheng/Beijing

Airport transfer, fly to Chengdu with CA4216(08:15-09:15), the end of trip.

Meals: B

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 Quotation for A private tour of 10 persons

Land Cost

RMB 12,663 or USD1, 862, Accommodation based on twin-sharing room

Airfare

RMB 1,490 or USD 219, economic flights with taxes

Duration

9 days /8nights

Single Supplement

RMB 4,061 or USD 597

Price Includes

l  Land transfers for whole trip with a private car with A/C

l  Local English Speaking guide

l  Accommodation on a twin-sharing basis, at hotels specified in the itinerary.

l  Flight from Daocheng to Chengdu, economic flights with taxes

l  Admissions and activity expenses as noted on itinerary

l  Meals as on itinerary

l Bottle water & snacks

l  Insurance

Price Excludes

l  International flights

l  Discretionary gratuities for local guides, tour leader, driver hotel and staff

l  PersonalExpenses

l  Any alcoholic drinks

l  Optional programs

l  Meals excluded in the program

 

Note:

1.     The quotation is based on Chinese RMB. 1USDP=6.80RMB. Will adjust the quotation in USD based on the conversion rate on invoice day.

2.     Diverse China Travel keeps the right to update the cost with change of any items as above

3.     DiverseChina Travel keeps the right to adjust the program dues to unpredictable occasion on the tour.

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