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[1-Day Tour] Dujiangyan & Qingcheng Shan (Private)

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Day Tour | Private Tour

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Chengdu

Dujiangyan | Qingcheng Shan

Dujiangyan Irrigation Project (都江堰水利工程)

The Dujiangyan Irrigation System is an incredible ancient feat of engineering on par in its ingenuity and sophistication with the Great Wall and Grand Canal. Dating back some 2,000 years, the system addressed two of the biggest problems besetting China's rulers: controlling flood-prone waterways and delivering much-needed water to parched land.Dujiangyan is roughly 60 km (37 mi) from Chengdu and is the site where a third-century BC official and engineer named Li Bing devised a scheme (still in use and much expanded today) to both control the dangerous Min River and use its waters to irrigate the surrounding farmland. For this, Li Bing remains a national hero of near mythic status, as attested to by the temple honoring the man and his achievements found at Dujiangyan. Walk across the An Lan Suspension Bridge, one of the old style bridges that spans the Min River. Built in 1,000 AD it remains a thrilling experience to cross.

Qingcheng Shan (青城山)

Qingcheng Shan is one of the ancient cradles of Taoism. Numerous Taoist temples dot the mountain's slopes, along adjoining paths which lead to the peak. The mountain is relatively low, at 1,600 m (6,250 ft) above sea level, remaining pleasantly green year round. Well-maintained trails offer numerous spots for relaxing and enjoying the view.

Details

8:00 a.m. Chengdu downtown hotel pickup

9:30 a.m. Dujiangyan Irrigation Project (about 2 hours)

11:30 p.m. Lunch at a local restaurant (at your own expense)

12:30 p.m. Qingcheng Shan (about 4 hours)

6:30 p.m. Transfer to hotel

Price Includes and Excludes

What is included?

1) English-speaking guide service

2) Admission fees and transportation as listed in details

3) Travel Accident Insurance

What is excluded?

1) Lunch

2) Personal expenses, optional items or anything else not specifically mentioned

Important Notes

Cancellation policies:
Please call or email Ctrip if you need to cancel your booking. Free cancellation for bookings cancelled at least 72 hours in advance. No refund will be granted for cancellations made after this time.

Pickup information:
On departure date we will pick you up from downtown hotel. You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled activity to confirm pickup information regarding your driver and/or tour guide.

Emergency contact:
Please call Wu @(+86)13882271794 for any urgent matters.

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- Children: 2-12 years old and shorter than 1.2m (3 ft 11 in)

- Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.

- Prices for group products are fixed. For private products, the bigger the group the lower the price per person.