Day01 Arrival in Chengdu Arrival in Chengdu, capital of province Sichuan, the home town of Panda. Picked up by the local guide at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at 4*Holiday Inn Express Wuhou
Day02 Chengdu - Ebian - Heizhugou Valley BLD In the morning drive via Jiajiang and Ebian to Heizhugou Valley (Black Bamboo Valley). After lunch get on the local bus and visit Heizhugou Valley. The vegetation here is very lush. It’s easy to explore the strange flowers, weird stones, springs, waterfalls and Fargesia. In this beautiful and mystical valley, you can find diverse wildlives. Various legends and myths also make Heizhugou valley more mystical. It is regarded as the Bermuda in China. Overnight at 3*Hot Spring Hotel
Day03 Heizhugou – Dafengding - Meigu BLD In the morning head out to Meigu county. En route pass-by Dafengding Natural Reserve and visit its ecological environment. It was primarily built for the protection of forests and wild animals, especially the Giant Panda and its habitat. In Meigu, visit of the research center about Bimo culture. The Yi people are animists, with elements of Daoism, shamanism and fetishism. Shamans (medicine men) are known as “Bimo”, which means the master who can chant ancient documents. The Bimo culture is the culture of Yi ethnic group, which is created by Yi people and their "Bimo". The Bimo govern the relationship between humans and deities. Bimo officiates at births, funerals, weddings and fetes. They are often seen along the street consulting ancient scripts. As animists, the Yi worship the spirits of ancestors, fire, hills, trees, rocks, water, earth, sky, wind, and forests. Magic plays a major role in their daily life through healing, exorcism, asking for rain, cursing enemies, blessing, divination and analysis of one's relationship with the spirits. Overnight at Fulong Hotel
Day04 Meigu – Zhaojue - Xichang BLD Drive via Zhaojue to Xichang, the capital of Liangshan Autonomous district for Yi Minority. En route visit of the Songtao Forest Park. In the afternoon visit of Qionghai Lake, Museum of Slave Society of Yi Nationality, Datong tower, and the workshops for handicrafts. The Qionghai Lake is the second largest freshwater lake in China. The museum is the only one in China that exhibits and studies the slave society and its principles. Exhibitions shed a light on the politics, economies, military aspects, religions, histories and cultures of a slave society. Overnight at 4*Minshan Hotel
Day05 Xichang - Luoji Shan - Xichang, train Xichang - Chengdu BLD Excursion to Luoji Shan (Mountain of the snail-like hair). The Luoji Mountain covers an area of 2.400 square kilometers. Its main peak, Yeeryu, is 4.359 meters high and looks like a green snail or a snail-like hairstyle. This is the source of its name. There are five wonders: glaciers notch, blade slope of the pyramid summit, the flower sea of azaleas, Five Colored Lakes and Waterfalls. We take the cable car to go up the hill and admire the beauty of Mt. Luoji Shan. Drive back to Xichang, take night train to Chengdu. Overnight in the train
Day06 Chengdu BLD In the morning arrival in Chengdu, transfer to the hotel. After breakfast at the hotel transfer to visit the Giant Panda Base of Breeding and Research. Founded in 1985, today there are over 50 giant pandas living there. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a walk at the Broad and Narrow Lanes (Kuan Xiangzi and Zhai Xiangzi). It consist in 3 alleys: Kuan Alley, Zhai Alley, and Jing Alley. Experience the typical lifestyle of the old Chengdu in each alley. Overnight at 4*Holiday Inn Express Wuhou
Day07 See off B Transfer to airport and see off. End of the tour in Sichuan.