Day Trips from Chengdu

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The Best Day Trips from Chengdu

When you find yourself in Chengdu, the bustling capital of Sichuan Province, you're not only at the doorstep of some of the most tantalizing spicy cuisine in the world but also within reach of breathtaking day trips that promise adventure and cultural enrichment. Whether you're a nature lover, a history buff, or just looking to escape the city's hustle for a day, Chengdu offers a variety of destinations that are just a short journey away.

Leshan Giant Buddha

Embark on a journey to behold the Leshan Giant Buddha, a monumental 71-meter tall stone statue carved into the side of Mount Lingyun. This UNESCO World Heritage site, accessible via a scenic drive, is a marvel of ancient craftsmanship and spiritual grandeur. Feel the awe as you stand at the feet of this colossal figure, and if you're looking for a seamless experience, Happytripz is your go-to for a well-organized excursion. Check out the Leshan Giant Buddha on Wikipedia to learn more about its history.

Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan Irrigation System

For those who appreciate the blend of natural beauty and historical significance, a visit to Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System is a must. This area, another World Heritage site, offers a glimpse into the ingenious engineering of ancient China and the birthplace of Taoism. Happytripz can guide you through these serene landscapes, ensuring a day of tranquility and discovery. Find your way to the Mount Qingcheng on Google Maps.

  • Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding: No trip to Chengdu would be complete without visiting the adorable giant pandas. Just a short drive from the city, this research base is a sanctuary for these beloved creatures. Happytripz offers tours that prioritize the well-being of the pandas while providing an unforgettable experience for visitors.
  • Jiuzhaigou Valley: Although a bit further afield, the fairy-tale landscapes of Jiuzhaigou Valley are worth the journey. Crystal-clear lakes, cascading waterfalls, and vibrant forests await those who venture here. With Happytripz, you can relax and enjoy the natural splendor without the hassle of planning.

With Happytripz, your day trips from Chengdu are not just excursions; they're gateways to the heart and soul of Sichuan. Each journey is carefully crafted to ensure you return with memories that are as rich and flavorful as the region's famed hotpot. So, lace up your shoes, grab your camera, and let Happytripz lead the way to an unforgettable adventure.

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Rogelio Stevenson

The day trip to Leshan Giant Buddha was breathtaking. The serene surroundings and the majestic statue made for an unforgettable experience.

Porter Murillo

Visiting the Qingcheng Mountain was a highlight of my Chengdu trip. The peaceful atmosphere and beautiful scenery provided a much-needed escape from the city.

Serenity Grant

The trip to Dujiangyan Irrigation System was not only educational but also incredibly scenic. It's amazing to see such ancient engineering still in use today.

Yusuf Solomon

Jiuzhaigou day trip was a nature lover's dream. The vibrant colors of the lakes and the lush forests were absolutely stunning.

Rogelio McDaniel

Mount Emei did not disappoint with its sweeping views and serene temples. The hike was challenging but the sense of accomplishment and beauty made it worth it.