Sep 01 | San Francisco Xi'an
Board your transpacific non-stop flight to Xi’an via United Airlines.
Sep 02 | Xi'an
Upon arrival in Xi’an, China's ancient capital, you will be greeted and escorted to the hotel.
Sep 03 | Xi’an (B, L, DS)
Today's highlight is a visit to the Archaeological Museum, home to an army of more than 6,000 life–size Terra–Cotta Warriors and Horses excavated from the tomb of the 1st emperor of the Qin Dynasty. In the evening, enjoy a special dumpling dinner show recreating the music, costumes and dance of the Tang Dynasty.
Sep 04 | Xi’an Jiuzhaigou (B, L)
This morning visit the Ancient City Wall, built during the 14th century. Continue to visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the symbol of Xi’an. Take afternoon flight to Jiuzhaigou.
Upon arrival in Jiuzhaigou, you will be met by local guide then check into hotel.
Sep 05 | Jiuzhaigou (B, L, D) Today’s sightseeing will be in the fairyland, Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area the home of nine Tibetan villages. Take the scenic shuttle bus and visit the major attractions in the three valleys - Shuzheng Valley, Rize Valley and Zechawa Valley. Continue to visit the Long Lake which is 3150 at sea level, appreciate the spectacular.
Sep 06 | Jiuzhaigou Chengdu (B, L)
This morning proceed to visit Huanglong Scenic and Historic area.
Fly to Chengdu in the afternoon. Upon arrival in Chengdu, check into hotel.
Sep 07 | Chengdu (B, L, D)
Enjoy your day tour in Chengdu starting with a visit the Temple of Marquis Wu, the memorial temple built in memory of Zhuge Liang (181-234), who was the prime minister of the State of Shu during the Three Kingdoms period (220-280) and an outstanding military strategist and statesman in the history of China. Take a walk along the ancient Jinli Street, and then visit the Dufu Cottage, the residence of a famous ancient poet.
Tonight enjoy a special local flavor Sichuan Snack Dinner.
Sep 08 | Chengdu (B, L)
Today’s sightseeing features the Panda Breeding Center established in 1987 and opened to the public in 1995. The breeding center aims to increase the population of giant pandas and eventually release some of the animals back into the wild. After lunch visit the museum at Sanxingdui, site of a mysterious ancient civilization dating back 3,000 years.
Sep 09 | Chengdu San Francisco (B)
Farewell to Chengdu. Transfer to airport for your departure flight back to San Francisco via United Airlines.