Guided Tour by Minibus and on Foot – Leshan Giant Buddha and panda centre


  • Visit the panda centre

  • The cruise at the foot of the Giant Buddha

Essential info*

Duration 10hrs

  • English

Starting time 7:30 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Meet pandas in Sichuan and see the Leshan Giant Buddha!

A shuttle will pick you up from your hotel to take you to the Sichuan panda research centre.

Witness the pandas having their breakfast and pay a visit to the research centre. You will see pandas of all ages.

Then, travel to the Wenshu monastery, where you will have lunch.

You will then be driven to Leshan, where you will see the world's largest sitting Buddha. The 71-metre-high statue overlooks the junction of three rivers. Your guide will explain the history of the statue and you will be able to enjoy the views during a cruise on the Min River.

You can also walk around the Giant Buddha (option payable on the day) by taking the stairs that allow you to get close to the statue.

Lastly, the shuttle will take you back to your hotel.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Time: 7:30am
  • Duration: 10 hrs. approx.
  • Departure point: your hotel
  • Languages: English


  • Hotel pick-up is available only if you are staying in a hotel within the 2nd ring road
  • The cruise will last approximately 30 minutes
  • The visit to the panda centre will last approximately 2 hours
  • At the end of the cruise, you will have the option to walk around the Buddha statue for an additional fee payable on site (90 yuan)
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 15 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 15 and 7 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Commentary by an English speaking tour guide
  • Admission to the panda research centre
  • Lunch
  • Cruise at the foot of the Giant Buddha

Not included

  • Buddha tour (optional, payable on site)
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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