1 Day Chengdu Panda Base & Sanxingdui Site
Date: All Year Round
Price: From 180USD/PAX
Trip Focus: Panda + Chengdu History
Status: Open to Booking
Route: Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding-Guanghan-Sanxingdui Museum-Sichuan Hot Pot.
Trip Code: P002
In China’s southwest reaches is the traveler’s paradise of Sichuan province and its capital city, Chengdu. It is within the city limits of this bustling metropolis that tourists can discover the comfortable lifestyle, vibrant culture and exciting attractions that make Chengdu a world-class tourism destination. Known for its extensive history, distinct tradition, flavorful cuisine and abundance of giant pandas, it is impossible to find anywhere else in the world like Chengdu.
During this one day tour from AbsolutePanda, our skilled local guide will show you the best this city has to offer. As we explore Chengdu, you will see adorable panda cubs, explore the city’s captivating history, and taste the food that has made Chengdu famous world-wide. Then we will go to the Sanxingdui Museum. The exhibitions in this marvellous museum which represent the highest achievements of Ancient Shu dating back to the Bronze Age. It has various relics such as bronze masks, jade articles, and some gold and pottery artifacts. It is said to be one of the best ancient museums in Yangtze River Region. For guests looking to do it all in one day, this is the tour for you!
• See the largest captive population of pandas in the world at the Chengdu Panda Base and enjoy its garden environment.
• Savor the spice and flavor of authentic Sichuan Cuisine in one of Chengdu's popular local restaurants.
• Explore the captivating history of Sichuan’s Ancient Shu (4,500 years ago) at the Sanxingdui Museum.
• Try the Sichuan Hotpot in a local restaurant and experience our special food culture.
• In this world-class tourism city, observe the harmonious mixture of innovation and tradition distinct to Chengdu.
Introductions to Trip’s Destinations:
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Holding the distinction one of the world’s largest panda bases, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (Chengdu Panda Base) attracts tourists and wildlife enthusiasts worldwide. Conveniently located a short drive away from downtown, this state of the art research facility comfortably houses more pandas than anywhere else at home and abroad. During your visit, you will see pandas ranging from young cubs to lumbering adults as well as the elusive and adorable Red Panda. Additionally, the scenic, garden-like atmosphere of the panda base is especially ideal for urban birding like Red-billed Leiothrix, Ruddy Shelduck, Chinese Blackbird, Spotted Dove and so on.
Located about 50km from Chengdu in the nearby city of Guanghan the Sanxingdui Museum features a vast collection of artifacts dating as far back as the Neolithic era. The culture responsible for these artifacts, the Ancient Shu, established the foundation of their magnificent culture in the Sichuan basin over 3,000 years ago. During your visit to the museum, you will have every opportunity to learn about the Ancient Shu's mysterious past through an extensive variety of engaging exhibits. Among the vast collections of priceless relics are ceramic artwork, jade, gold, and unique bronze masks.
Indisputably the most famous Sichuanese dish, Sichuan Hotpot is a world-famous culinary experience that is native to Chengdu. Sitting around a boiling pot of spicy broth, you are welcome to cook a variety of different meats and vegetables to your liking. For those who don’t eat spicy food or meat, there are also non-spicy and vegetarian options available.
How Can We Make This Trip Special？
• Many times of running this itinerary for western panda funs, nature and culture lovers enables us to ensure your trip is enjoyable and comfortable in the hidden area.
• A team of passionate guides specializing in panda and wildlife with rich experiences of guiding and solid knowledge about local cultures and places.
• This trip can be customized to better meet your travel style by centering on a different focus.
• 20-plus years of working in the travel industry and serving travelers from all over the world enable us to know how to make great trips for travelers of different travel styles.
Chengdu Panda Base and Sanxingdui Museum Trip Map
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding-Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum-Sichuan Hot Pot
7:00-7:40 Drive from your hotel to the Chengdu Panda Base which is one of the largest panda bases in the world. Home to more than 100 pandas with different ages.
7:40-12:00 Visit the panda base, enjoy a beautiful time with pandas. By the way, this is the only place that you have the chance to see newborn baby pandas.
12:00-12:10 Head to a local Sichuan Restaurant. Enjoy the authentic local Sichuan cuisines featuring various flavors and nicely cooking. Many famous Chinese dishes like Mapo Tofu, Kung-pao Chicken, Twice-cooked Pork all belong to the Sichuan cuisine family.
13:10-14:00 Drive our way to the Sanxingdui Site Museum, the best representative for Ancient Shu Civilization, featuring astonishing huge bronze crafts with eye-opening designs that you can not find anywhere else in the world.
14:00-16:00 Visit Sanxingdui Site Museum.
16:00-17:30 Drive back to Chengdu.
18:00-19:30 Sichuan Hotpot. Sichuan Hotpot is famous for its variety of materials which gives you wide freedom to choose what you like and experience the local hotpot restaurant culture.
19:30-20:10 Chengdu City Night Walk. We will take an after-dinner walk to watch the local people’s nightlife and rest ourselves in the laid-back lifestyle of this panda city.
20:10-20:30 Drive back to the hotel.
2. If you want to add or cut some sites or activities to satisfy your needs, please feel free to tell us, we will modify the itinerary at your request. Our goal is to provide an itinerary that most suits you with the best performance.
Dates & Prices
AbsolutePanda firmly believes travel is an art. To ensure every trip traveling with us is a great travel art for our client, the AbsolutePanda team does all we can to consider every possible detail. The choice of hotels is an essential part of making a great trip. After many years of running a travel business, we have built up our network of cooperative hotels at different levels. We understand people are different in the choice of hotels when they travel. If you want to use some specific hotels, please feel free to let us know, we are delighted to book it for you at a competitive price to make the hotel choice better meet your taste, budget and travel style. We can either reserve a hotel with competitive price for you or simply include the hotel into your trip cost if possible. You are welcome to contact us and tell us your requests, we will do our best to create the best travel itinerary for your private use.
2.Three Local Brand Hotels:
• Tibet Hotel
• Buddha Zen Hotel
• Chengdu Huanhuahongtai Hotel
3. Three Economic Hotels:
• The Hotel Zen Urban Resort
• Minshan Anyi Hotel
• Tianfu Sunshine Hotel
1 Day Chengdu Dujiangyan Panda Base and Sanxingdui Museum Tour
This is my second time using Absolute Panda and they never disappoint. The trip was customized so we could maximize our one day in Chengdu. Highly recommend!
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Videos & Photos
A young panda in the Chengdu Panda Base.
An adult panda in the Chengdu Research Center of Giant Panda Breeding(Chengdu Panda Base).
Elegant Black Swans in the Swan Lake of the Chengdu Panda Base.
The Mask on Bronze Face in the Sanxingdui Site Museum.
Ancient Shu has the worship for the Sun Bird.
It is said the King of Ancient Shu has the protruding eyes.
"The King of bronze statues in the world".
"There is nothing that a Sichuan Hotpot can not solve".