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Leshan Grand Buddha Scenic Area and Panda Park Day Tour

4.8 / 5

18 reviews

Leshan Grand Buddha Scenic Area and Panda Park Day Tour

From US$ 125.26 per person

Meet China's animal most loved animal, the Giant Panda, at the Chengdu Panda Base. Head to the UNESCO Leshan Giant Buddha to discover the story of the 71-meter high statue which holds over 1000 years of history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Chinese
Pickup included
Your hotel inside the 2nd ring road of Chengdu. Your guide will contact your hotel the night before. Please check your front desk or concierge for the pick up time. Your name on sign with a GetYourGuide logo will be shown at the lobby of your hotel.
Small group
Limited to 1 participants


  • Visit 2 UNESCO sites in a day, the Chengdu Panda Base and the Leshan Giant Buddha
  • See over 170 pandas at the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
  • Learn about the history of the giant buddha built 1200 years ago
  • Tavel with an experienced English-speaking guide
Full description
Discover 2 of the most popular UNESCO sites near Chengdu as you learn about 2 giants - The Giant Panda and Giant Buddha on this full-day tour. Start the tour with pick up from your hotel located within the 2nd ring of downtown Chengdu. Enjoy a comfortable transfer to the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding which is just a 1-hour drive away at the edge of the city. Spend approximately 2 to 2.5 hours exploring the breeding center. See over 170 pandas from tiny pink newborns to giants which reach up to 1.5 meters tall. Admire the adorable panda babies running around their play enclosures, laying in the pool, or climbing the trees. Next, head over to the historic Leshan Buddha located is 2.5 hours away along the expressway. Stop for a quick lunch, then discover the world's largest sitting Buddha statue which is about 71 meters high crafted out of a cliff face. If the situation allows, the guide will take you for a closer look at the Buddha's head and feet. Find out more about Buddism and local beliefs in the Lingyun Temple next to the Giant Buddha. After 2 hours at Leshan, head back to Chengdu. Depending on traffic, end the tour in the city center of Tianfu Square. Alternatively, select the option which includes hotel drop-off.
  • Hotel pick up within 2nd ring of Chengdu
  • Entrance fees for Panda Base and Leshan Buddha
  • Professional guide
  • Chinese lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • You are responsible for all of your own personal expenses
  • Gratuities can be paid to your guide
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 18 reviews

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Great tour

I enjoyed this packed one day tour. The pandas at play were the highlight for me and I was able to take lots of videos. The Leshan Buddha is a phenomenal experience. My guide Mark, was knowledgeable, helpful and a pleasant companion and driver for the day. Thanks for a great day

September 15, 2019

Was so much fun, had an excellent guide, spoke perfect English and was very friendly and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this to any travellers wanting to see the pandas and the Leshan giant buddha.

December 21, 2019

Mark, our tour guide, was exceptional. He was extremely knowledgeable and ensured we had a perfect visit. I would highly recommend this trip and our guide.

December 8, 2019

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