12-Day China Essence with Chengdu Pandas

Tour Route: Beijing - Xi'an - Chengdu - Guilin - Shanghai

Tour Code: ODY-CN-005

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  • Jaw-Dropping Peking Opera
    If you are interested in local opera, this exclusive tour will give you the opportunity to discover Peking Opera. You will be guided to tour the Beijing Academy of Opera Arts and Beijing Opera Museum, learn some basic skills and arias of Peking Opera, and dress up as an opera character.
  • Discover Fun from Motise and Tennon Joinery

    Mortise and tenon joints have been widely used in wood products since thousands of years ago, and China has the world's largest and most complex wooden structure building group - the Forbidden City.

    If you want to know why these wooden structures can stand for hundreds of years without falling, this tour will give you the answer. On this tour, you will visit a carpentry family that once served the royal family, admire the ancient wood art, discover its work skills and follow the master to make the woodwork himself.

  • Rural life experience
    If you are ok to spend one more day on your tour, this rural life experience will be a good choice. Drive about 1.5 hours to visit Ms. Gao's in a village of Pidu district. In this tour, you can get close to the villager's life, help Ms. Gao digging, transplanting, weeding or harvesting in her farm; and finally, enjoy the homemade lunch prepared by her families. If you are traveling with school children, this will be a nice chance to help them understand today's China.
  • Sichuan Cuisine Experience
    Of the 8 regional cuisines of China, Sichuanese is definitely the most thrilling one. If you can spare a half-day in Chengdu, a Sichuan Cuisine experience will be recommended for you. In this tour, your gourmet guide will take you to purchase the necessary ingredients from a lively local market, walk through the quiet back streets into a traditional courtyard restaurant, sip a cup of Sichuan Gaiwan tea, cook the food under the instruction of a professional chef, and then enjoy the dishes what you have cooked.
  • Full-day Volunteer Experience in Dujiangyan Panda Base
    On this private day trip, you will get a chance to interact with pandas up close by a study way of learning from playing, such as cleaning their houses, feeding them, etc.
  • Sanxingdui Museum
    You will be amazed by countless grotesque bronzes, gold, pottery and jade in this only museum about the lost civilization of Shu Kingdom.

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