China: Magnificent South-West

Travel from Sichuan to Yunnan in China! Your journey through south-west China starts in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province and the home of the famous Giant Panda Bears. From Chengdu you travel by the modern bullet train CRH via the megacity Chongqing to Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province in the far south-west part of China. Apart from the spectacular landscapes and modern mega-cities, you will also focus on the rich cultural legacy of South-West China. One of the highlights of this journey through South-West China is the spectacular hike through one of the deepest gorges in the world, the Tiger Leaping Gorge in the Yunnan Province. Thanks to direct flights from Europe to Chengdu a journey to south-west China has become simpler and more affordable. Travel through the provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan in south-west China with the experts!

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The Salt Wells of Zigong

A journey through Sichuan from Chengdu to the Buddhist grottos of Anyue and to the salt well of Shenhai in the city of Zigong in China. The stone sculptures of Anyue, more than 1,200 years old, are among the most beautiful of their kind in the world. On this Sichuan tour you will also visit the salt well of Zigong and the salt museum with an interesting exhibit about the ancient salt trade in Sichuan, China. The visit to the world’s biggest Buddha in Leshan and a lovely walk at the holy Emei mountain round off this tour to Sichuan Province.

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Travel the Tibetan Highlands of West Sichuan

The impressive landscapes with the snow covered hills, endless grassy plains, numerous yak herds, and Tibetan monasteries will enthuse you on this trip. The trip takes you from the famous panda bears in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, via the fascinating landscape of the Tibetan high plateaus of Western Sichuan, to Zhongdian, the Shangri-La of Yunnan province. While crossing the Haizi Shan you will cross the highest point of the trip at 4696 meters above sea level.

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Sichuan Highlights

Journey through the Sichuan province in southwest China. Travel to the highlights of the Sichuan Province, which as well as scenically, culturally and culinary belongs to the most exciting and diverse provinces of China. Thanks to direct flights from Europe to Chengdu, it is now even easier and faster to reach the Sichuan Province. The starting point of this Sichuan Journey is the vibrant metropolitan city of Chengdu with a population of over one million and the capital city of Sichuan Province. From Chengdu, your journey will take you to the world’s largest Buddha in Leshan. You will go for an extended hike on the "Mountain of Light" and visit the historic rock carvings in the caves of Dazu from the Tang Dynasty. Of course, on this Sichuan journey we also pay a visit to the most famous inhabitants of the Sichuan province - The Giant Panda in the Panda Research Center of Chengdu.

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Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong

Located 400km north of Chengdu in the northern Sichuan province the national parks of Jiuzhaigou (Jiu Zhai Gou) and Huanglong rank amongst the most beautiful national parks in China. Emerald blue lakes, stunning waterfalls, crystal clear water, rich vegetation, the abundant wildlife and the stunning mountain scenery make Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong national parks a unique and rewarding travel experience!

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