Wenshufang street & Wenshu Monastery | Wuhou Temple | Kuanzhai Alley
9:00 a.m. Chengdu downtown hotel pickup
10:00 a.m. Wenshufang street & Wenshu Monastery (about 1.5 hours)
The widest pedestrian street in Chengdu, where you can sample delicious Sichuan snacks, enjoy various forms of folk art, and browse vast selections of tea, jade, traditional clothing and more. After wandering this old-style street, you'll head to the nearby Wenshu Monastery (Wénshū Yuàn, 文殊院). The gates of this large Buddhist monastery, built during the Sui Dynasty, are over 1,000 years old. Embrace the remnants of ancient Buddhist culture, sample some of the best vegetarian food in Chengdu, and find your Zen in an environment designed for doing just that.
11:30 a.m. Lunch at a local restaurant (not included in price)
1:30 p.m. Wuhou Temple (Wǔhóu Cí, 武侯祠) (about 1.5 hours)
The main shrine to Sichuan's ancient Shu Kingdom and the heroes that made it legendary during the Three Kingdoms period, Wuhou Temple was first built to house Shu Emperor Liu Bei's remains in 221. During the Ming Dynasty, Liu Bei's subjects' remains were also housed here, most notably those of Zhuge Liang (Zhūgě Liàng, 诸葛亮).
3:30 p.m. Kuanzhai Alley (Kuānzhǎi Xiàngzi, 宽窄巷子) (about 1.5 hours)
Continue meandering through the streets of Chengdu at Kuanzhai Alley, a pedestrian area made up of Qing Dynasty hutongs, a style of house most commonly associated with Beijing, converted into an array of bars, shops, cafes and hotels. The area actually consists of three alleyways that run parallel to each other. Take the time to appreciate the convergence of modern conveniences and comforts with an old-style of northern Chinese architecture.
5:30 p.m. Return to hotel
1) English-speaking tour guide
2) Admission fees, meals and transportation as listed in the details
3) Travel Accident Insurance
1) Personal expenses, optional items and anything else not specifically mentioned
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2.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. Please call Wu @(+86)13882271794 for any urgent matters.
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6.All listed meals are Chinese food unless otherwise noted. Please notify us ahead of time for any dietary restrictions (allergies, vegetarian, kosher, etc.).
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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.