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Full-Day Tour of Leshan's Giant Buddha from Chengdu

1. Full-Day Tour of Leshan's Giant Buddha from Chengdu

Experience the Giant Buddha of Leshan, one of Chinese Buddhism's holiest sites, on this amazing full-day tour from Chengdu. Dating from the 8th century, the Giant Buddha of Leshan is the largest carved stone Buddha and the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. It was cut from the cliffs of Lingyun Shan in the hopes of calming the turbulent waters of the three rivers that flow together under its gaze. Stairs are carved into the cliff that connect the area at the Buddha's feet with the land above, allowing you to view this astonishing sight from a range of vantage points. Views are stunning over elbows and knees, taking in the river scene and Leshan's skyline. Upon arrival in Leshan, we have lunch at a restaurant within sight the Giant Buddha. We'll boat along the waters below to admire the view before climbing above. We'll then explore the Giant Buddha and enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding landscape from atop the Buddha's head. Wen then pay a visit to Lingyun Temple and Museum and get a deeper insight into the history of this amazing Buddhist site and learn the story of the carving of the Giant Buddha.

China, Hong Kong and Macau: eSIM Data Plan

2. China, Hong Kong and Macau: eSIM Data Plan

Enjoy a high-speed data pack to stay connected with your friends and family on WhatsApp and seamlessly check up on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter throughout your trip to China. Access all these Apps and websites without being restricted by the Chinese firewall or using a VPN, providing you with connectivity if you are going to China, Hong Kong, or Macau. This data plan comes with an eSIM and you don’t have to switch SIM Cards between your devices anymore. Simply scan the eSIM profile then follow the simple steps of installation and you can get connected to the Internet once you arrive. The eSIM data service is only supported on eSIM enabled devices. Please check if your devices have eSIM functions before you place the orders.

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 47 reviews

Excellent tour with a great guide!

The Buddha is a must see and Weaver gave the history of its making in detail as well as local lore and things to see and take note of. I highly recommend this guy as an excellent guide and personable advocate. Top notch!

Great one day experience as a Panda keeper! my personal guide was super helpful and friendly and we had a great day together as the facility :)

Best man was Sean our guide! Very good English and helpful! The tour was amazing! Being so close to the pandas was lovely

Great guide, beautiful Buddha!

We were very happy with our super friendly and communicative guide, Weaver. The Leshan Buddha was absolutely stunning.

Extraordinary experience!

Of the most memorable experiences !!! 100% worth it !!!