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5-Day Road Trip from Chengdu to Xinduqiao

1. Experience the unique culture and architecture of the Qiang and Tibetan ethnic groups.

2. Explore the Wuming Buddhist Institute at Larong Temple, immersing yourself in the splendor of Tibetan Buddhism.

3. Photograph the stunning landscapes of Tagong and Xinduqiao.

Tour Code : CT-SC-3

Destinations : Western Sichuan,

Duration :5 days

Travel Style :Private Tour ( National Park/ Monastery/ Grassland/ )


Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Chengdu to Maerkang to Guanyinqiao

Taoping Qiang Village, Ganbao Tibetan Village, Tusi Zhuokeji Manor in Xisuo Village, Guanyin Monastery


Today, we'll travel to Guanyinqiao via Miyaluo and Ma'erkang, a 7-hour drive through the Sequ River Valley. We'll visit Taoping Qiang Village, Ganbao Tibetan Village, Tusi Zhuokeji Manor, and Guanyin Monastery. Taoping Qiang Village is an ancient village of the Qiang ethnic group with a castle and well-preserved houses. Ganbao Tibetan Village features typical stone houses on a slope. Tusi Zhuokeji Manor is a four-story residence built in traditional Tibetan style. Guanyin Monastery, over 1200 years old, is a small Potala Palace. Hotel: Overnight in Guanyinqiao (or similar).

Hotel: Overnight in Guanyinqiao (or similar)

Day 2. Guanyinqiao to Wenda to Seda - Sky Burial

Embark on a 4-hour journey to Seda. If time permits, we may witness the traditional Tibetan funeral practice known as sky burial, providing a unique opportunity to gain insight into Tibetan culture. However, it is important to note that sky burials are not conducted daily, and photography is strictly prohibited during the ceremony.

Hotels: Hotel in Seda or Larung Hotel (or similar)

Day 3 Seda - Wuming Buddhist Institute at Larong Temple

Today, our focus is on the Wuming Buddhist Institute at Larong Temple, considered the prime location to experience the splendor of Tibetan Buddhism in Sichuan. Nestled in a valley at an altitude of 4000 meters, the temple's red monk houses surround the temple hall and slopes, resembling a colony of ants. Hike up to Mandala (4000 M), connect with the monks, join them in their prayers, and witness their way of life. Above all, immerse yourself in the serenity that emanates from their hearts.

 Hotels: Hotel in Seda or Larung Hotel (or similar)

Day 4: Seda to Xinduqiao via Tagong - Tagong Monastery, Muya Golden Pagoda

After breakfast, we'll drive to Xinduqiao through Tagong. During our journey, we'll stop by Tagong Monastery to see a 12-year-old Sakyamuni statue, resembling the one at Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa. We'll also visit the Muya Golden Pagoda and capture some pictures in front of it. We'll then proceed to Xinduqiao, which is famously known as a photographer's paradise.

Hotels: Kaiyi Hotel (or similar)

Day 5: Xinduqiao to Chengdu

In the morning, take a leisurely walk and capture some pictures in Xinduqiao before departing for Chengdu. Our services will end upon arrival in Chengdu.

Price Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Price Inclusions

    1. All mentioned visits in the itinerary.

    2.  Meals at local restaurants, with one local drink per meal.

    3.  Transfers and ground transportation by car, minibus, or bus, depending on the group size.

    4.  Hotel accommodation based on double occupancy, with a choice of one double bed or two single beds. Breakfast is included.

    5.  Knowledgeable English-speaking guide to accompany you during all visits as mentioned.

    6.  Accident insurance coverage during the trip in China.

  • Price Exclusions

    1.  Visa fees

    2.  Personal expenses

    3.  Round-trip airfare to Chengdu and baggage surcharges

    4.  Tips for guides, drivers, and baggage handlers. While not mandatory, tips are appreciated and encourage excellent service.

Additional Info

Important Reminders Accommodation On the route through western Sichuan (to Guanyinqiao, Seda, and Xinduqiao), there are adequate hotels with private bathrooms, hot water, and necessary amenities. While some hotels may not be luxurious, they have their own unique charm.

Transportation During the tour, we provide well-maintained vehicles with experienced and professional drivers for transportation to the mentioned destinations.

Visiting Seda Please note that the trip to Seda may sometimes be closed to foreign tourists. Before finalizing your trip, please contact our advisors to check the availability of this visit.

Change and Cancellation Policy

  1. 15 days before commencement of services: 100% refund.

  2. 7 to 14 days before commencement of services: charge 10% of the tour price.

  3. 2 to 6 days before commencement of services: charge 50% of the tour price.

  4. Within 2 days of commencement of services or no-show travelers: charge 100% of the tour price.

  5. After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your willingness, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.

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