8 Days Splendid Daocheng, Yading Biking Tour

Destination:Chengdu

Tour Code: CHTT05

Tour Duration: 8 Days

Tour overview:
At an average elevation of 3800 meters, Daocheng, also called 'Dabpa' in Tibetan, is located in Southwest Sichuan, close to the border of Northwest Yunnan. Although Daocheng is renowned for Yading's spectacular mountain scenery, the scenery around Daocheng is also worth a great rating. The attractive wild river valley and hills hide a number of splendid Tibetan monasteries, natural sites. Local Tibetan farmers still live in their own culture and lifestyle...

Day by Day Itinerary

Tour Summary

Reviews

B=Breakfast,L=Lunch,D=Dinner

Day 1

Chengdu Arrival

Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement

You will be greeted by our local guide upon your arrival and then be transferred to your hotel by a private air-conditioned car. Then you will spend the rest of day on your leisure.

Day 2

Chengdu to Xindu Bridge (B, L, D)

Chengdu to Xindu Bridge (B, L, D)

Transfer via: Private Vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Luding Bridge

Morning transfer to Xindu Bridge. It is about 410 km for today. Through the Ya'an Expressway and enjoy the scenic countryside in Western Sichuan. Then you will enjoy a bus-view of scenic Mt. Erlangshan. The Erlangshan Tunnel is 4,176 meter long which is the longest one in China. Later, you will transfer into a green valley along the Qingyi River. Visit Luding Bridge while in Luding County. Cross the Mt. Zheduoshan, you will reach Xinduqiao.

Day 3

Xinduqiao to Daocheng (B, L, D)

Xinduqiao to Daocheng (B, L, D)

Transfer via: Private Vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Haizi Scenic Area, Litang Grassland, Daocheng

Cross Mt. Jianziwan, Mt. Kaizila and Litang, Daocheng grassland, see the famous Mt. Haizi (altitude). In this route, we see the spectacular Sichuan-Tibet Highway, Snow Mountains, plateau glacier and grassland. Along with the Bengpu Temple, you will go into the heart of Shangri-laDaocheng.

Day 4

Daocheng to Yading (B, L, D)

Daocheng to Yading (B, L, D)

Transfer via: Private Vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Yading Nature Reserve,Langjiling Temple

Drive to Yading Nature Reserve passing Riwa (Shangrila) village after breakfast. Along the way, sightsee the poplar trees and valleys, visiting the Langjiling Temple in Gongga. Then we can see the scenery of holy peak Xiannairi.

Day 5

Yading to Daocheng (B, L, D)

Yading to Daocheng (B, L, D)

Transfer via: Private Vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Chonggu Temple, Mamyi Stone, the Lake of Peal

En route, visit the Chonggu Temple, the Marnyi Stone, the Lake of Pearl, and overlook at the Mountain Xiannairi (Goddess of Mercy) and the Mt. Xianuoduoji (Vajrapani Buddha).

Day 6

Daocheng to Xinduqiao (B, L, D)

Daocheng to Xinduqiao (B, L, D)

Transfer via: Private Vehicle on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Changqingchunkeersi Temple

Cross the relics of the glacier of Mt. Haizi and visit the Changqingchunkeersi Temple (also named Litang Temple). Arrival in Litang, after lunch, go back to Xinduqiao where you can enjoy the sunset and take pictures.

Day 7

Xinduqiao to Chengdu (B, L)

Xinduqiao to Chengdu (B, L)

Transfer via: Private Vehicle on our arrangement

After breakfast, leave Xiduqiao, then cross the Erlangshan Tunnel and arrive at Ya'an, throught the Ya'an expressway back to Chengdu.

Day 8

Chengdu Departure (B)

Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement

Free at leisure until your guide pick you up from your hotel lobby and then transfer you to airport for your flight to nex destination.

B=Breakfast,L=Lunch,D=Dinner

Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1
Chengdu

Arrive in Chengdu, be met & transferred to your hotel.

Hotel: First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
  Crowne Plaza Hotel Green Land Hotel Chengdu Civil Aviation Hotel
B L D
Day 2
Chengdu/Xindu Bridge

Drive from Chengdu to Xindu Bridge. Enjoy beautiful natural scenery of green valleys, clear rivers, rolling mountains. Visit Luding Bridge.

B L D
Day 3
Xindu Bridge/Daocheng

Drive from Xindu Bridge to Daocheng. Visit Mount Haizi Scenic Area and Litang Grassland.

B L D
Day 4
Daocheng/Riwa/Yading

Drive from Daocheng to Riwa to Yading. Visit Yading Nature Reserve, Langjiling Temple.

B L D
Day 5
Yading/Daocheng

Drive from Yading to Daocheng. Visit Chonggu Temple, Mamyi Stone, the Lake of Peal.

B L D
Day 6
Daocheng/Xindu Bridge

Drive from Daocheng back to Xindu Bridge, on the way visit the Changqingchunkeersi Temple (also named Litang Temple).

B L D
Day 7
Xindu Bridge/Chengdu

After breakfast, visit Xindu Bridge and drive back to Chengdu.

Hotel: First Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
  Crowne Plaza Hotel Green Land Hotel Chengdu Civil Aviation Hotel
B L D
Day 8
Chengdu

Free at leisure until be met & transferred to airport for flight departure.

B L D

-NOTE:

1. Normally hotels allow a maximum of 3 adults per room with an extra bed, at extra charge. Some hotels will allow three adults and a small child.

2. Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.

3. More people more discounts. Please enquire for more details.

Price Includes

A. Entrance fees:To scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary.
B. Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
C. Private Transfers: Among airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in the above cities by the private air conditioned vehicle.
D. Guide and Driver: As outlined in the itinerary, a well selected English-speaking guide and driver will accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
E. Hotels: Hotel Based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
F. Luggage Transfers: Between airports and hotels.
G. Service Charge & Government Taxes.
H. Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
I. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

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