Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Irrigation System Private Day Tour from Chengdu


6 to 8 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

Enjoy a day away from the city and experience the grandeur of the Sichuan region’s scenic wonders on this full-day tour to Qingcheng Mountain and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Admire how temples and halls are seemingly carved into the thick forest of bamboo trees and caves at Qingcheng Mountain, where you’ll take a boat ride and a hike with your guide. Marvel at the construction of the Dujiangyan Irrigation System, which was built in 256 BC and led to significant irrigation and agricultural development of the region.

Description

Itinerary
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Stop At: Mount Qingcheng, Qingcheng Mountain Town, Chengdu 611844 China

Escape the hustle and bustle of Chengdu and enjoy the natural beauty the Sichuan province on this full-day trip. Your first stop is Qingcheng Mountain. In addition to its incredibly lush surroundings and secluded tranquility, the mountain boasts of number of well-preserved Taoist temples. Take a boat ride across the Yuecheng lake and follow your guide on a two-hour hike up the mountain, visiting various temples along the way such as the Jianfu temple, from the Tang Dynasty, or the Tianshi Cave, finished during the Qing Dynasty and where a famous Taoist master once taught. Take the same trail back down, or, for a more relaxing experience, take the cable car to the bottom of the mountain (own expense).

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Dujiangyan Irrigation System, On the Minjiang River at the west of Dujiangyan, Dujiangyan 611830 China

After lunch at a local restaurant (included), enjoy the drive to the Dujiangyan Irrigation System. Built in 256 BC to provide irrigation and flood control to the region, the Dujiangyan is one of the greatest hydraulic engineering projects of the Qin Dynasty. See the fish mouth levee, named for its conical head resembling the mouth of a fish, and learn about the significant role it plays in the system.

The Dujiangyan area also boasts a beautiful landscape and many cultural relics and historical sites. Visit the Two Kings Temple and the Dragon-Taming Temple, and admire the style of traditional Chinese architecture and the intricate designs of ancient statues. Stroll around the gardens of Lidui Park and see how engineering masterpieces blend well with the park’s natural landscape.

Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions

  • Private comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Admission of all the places list in the itinerary
  • Excursion bus at Qingchengshan and Dujiangyan
  • Boat ride at Qingchengshan
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Entry/Admission - Dujiangyan Irrigation System
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Qingcheng

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Cable car at Qingchengshan

Additional information

  • Please be advised that a moderate amount of walking is involved and the hike up Qingcheng Mountain involves a few steep slopes; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

ryoy328
January 2020

This tour is a great tour if you are interested in the history of Taoism and the great engineering marvels that supported China's ancient civilizations. My tour guide (Worley) was very knowledgeable, super friendly and I had a great time with her. I loved the lunch she took me to (restaurant near...

Sandro486
December 2019

I'm really happy that I decided to pick this tour. This tour was a wonderful and fascinating experience. Well organized and I could do it as a solo traveller. The Qingcheng Mountain was my favorite part. There was little hiking involved but due the optional cable car it actually turned out into ...

GreydogMelbourne
October 2019

This tour was one of the highlights of our one week stay In Chengdu. The process for booking the tour was very easy and efficient. We were collected from our hotel on time at 8am by our tour guide Worley, and driven in a clean and very comfortable minivan out through the suburbs of Chengdu to Q...

Vikw2
September 2019

The ski gondola facilitates a quicker trip up and down the mountain. Also take the bus to the base of the mountain unless you have time to make a roughly 2-3Km hike to the base (check actual distance). There are various hotels and shops along the way so you can get a drink and snack as needed. Yo...

H976VOkarenh
August 2019

Spent a wonderful day with my guide Cathay! As well as experiencing the beautiful scenery and wonderful irrigation system Cathay was able to quench my thirst for Chinese history and culture. And lunch was amazing too!

mfragozo
April 2019

This is a Tour worth every cent. We walked a lot, all over the Irrigation system, and all the way to the top of Qingcheng mountain. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, entertaining and very open to adjust to our needs. The climb up the hill is somehow long, but if you are health you can manage...

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