28 Day Shangri-La Tour Plus Guangzhou & Hong Kong
Visits: Hong Kong, Chengdu, Jiuzhaogou, Emei Shan, Leshan, Kunming, Lijiang, Dali, Xishuangbanna, Guilin , Yangshuo & Guangzhou
Day 1 PDX to Hong Kong
Fly PDX to Chengdu via selected airlines flights
Day 2 Arrive Hong Kong
Check into hotel
Day 3 Hong Kong to Chengdu D
Fly Hong Kong to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, which is well known for its hot and spicy food, and the national treasure Grand Panda. Upon arrival, our friendly guide will meet you and transfer you to Yinhe Dynasty Hotel
Day 4 Chengdu B, L, D
Full day visit in Chengdu , see the Du Fu Cottage, Wangjiang Bamboo Park & Wenshu Monastery. Walk around at the local market, enjoy Sichuan Hotpot dinner tonight, overnight and stay at Yinhe Dynasty Hotel.
Day 5 Chengdu to Songpan B, L, D
Drive from Chengdu to Songpan, a Tibetan town, on the way, sightseeing in the Minjiang river valley. Stay in a Tibetan-style 2 star hotel in Songpan.
Day 6 Songpan to Huanglong to Jiuzhaigou B, L, D
Drive to Huanglong (Yellow Dragon), which is a World Nature Heritage, like the Yellow Stone Park of USA, hiking and sightseeing for a whole day, then drive to Jiuzhaigou to stay in International Hotel.
Day 7 Jiuzhaigou B, L, D
Hiking and sightseeing inside Jiuzhaigou for a whole day. Jiuzhaigou means Nine Village Valley, it is also a World Nature Heritage, many travelers think it is the most beautiful scenery in China.
Day 8 Jiuzhaigou to Maoxian B, L, D
Continue sightseeing inside Jiuzhaigou, after lunch, drive back to Maoxian county and overnight at the best hotel in town.
Day 9 Maoxian to Chengdu to Emei Shan B, L, D
Drive back to Chengdu, on the way, visit the Dujiangyan Dam, which is the oldest irrigation system in China, it is also a World Heritage. Continue drive to Emei Shan. Check into Emei Hotel.
Day 10 Emei Shan to Leshan B, L, D
Drive to the base and spend the whole day to climb to the summit of Emei Shan which occupies a large territory with a myriad of attractions. The slopes contain 50 miles of trails and about 30 active temples. Emei Shan was inscribed as a natural and cultural World Heritage site by UNESCO 1996. It has designated protection zones for plants (including 29 species of rhododendron) and landscapes. Ten percent of Chinas plant species grow her. Threatened animal species include the red panda, Asiatic black bear, Asiatic golden cat, and Tibetan macaque. Drive back to Leshan at the end of the day (20 miles). Check into Jiazhou Hotel
Day 11 Leshan to Chengdu B, L
Morning visit to the Giant Buddha. Lunch a local restaurant, drive back to Chengdu, check into hotel.
Day 12 Chengdu to Kunming B
Fly to Kunming, he City of Eternal Spring transfer to Harbor Plaza Hotel
Day 13 Kunming B, L
Drive to the legendary Stone Forest . The limestone formations consist of rock caves, arches and pavilions, about a mile of labyrinthine trails. Enjoy a cultural performance by the Sani Yi minorities in their village. Also visit Yunan Minority Nationality Museum.
Day 14 Kunming B
Full day free at leisure to explore on own
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