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2 Days Ya’an Panda and Tea Discovery

Duration: 2 day Departure: All year around
While Bifengxia base is the most beautiful and largest one in Sichuan, its neighbor Mt. Mengding, birthplace of Chinese tea culture, complements this discover by combining the two most representative symbols of Chinese culture together.
D1: Chengdu-Shangli Ancient Town
D2: Ya’an Bifengxia Panda Base-Chengdu
$142 per person

Day1: Chengdu--Mengding Mountain--Shangli Ancient Town

Schedule today: Leave hotel in Chengdu at 8:30 AM to drive towards Mengding Mountain that is noted as the Chinese tea culture birthplace, because Chinese history books record that it’s people living by Mengding Mountain firstly started to domesticate tea from more than 2000 years ago. And, since the Tang Dynasty, Mengding Mountain tea was always selected as imperial tribute to royalties for more than 1000 years to different dynasties in ancient China. On the mountain, you can see vast tea terrace and lots of tea cultural heritages including the first domesticated 7 tea plants. Also, the Tea Museum is one of the best in China. After this, drive to visit Shangli Ancient Town which was an important stop for traders on ancient Tea Horse Road but also now is a very cozy place for modern tourists.

Mengding Mountain Shangli Ancient Town

Mengding Mountain

Shangli Ancient Town

Day2: Ya’an Bifengxia Panda Base--Chengdu

Schedule today:Leave hotel in Ya’an at about 8:00 AM, it will be about 9:20 AM that you can visit the panda base at Bifengxia. So far, the Bifengxia Panda Base is the largest one also the most naturally beautiful one in China. It takes about 3 hours to finish visiting by walk, and electric sightseeing vehicle is also available at RMB 10 P/P (self-paid). After lunch in Ya’an, drive back to Chengdu.

Bifengxia Panda Base Bifengxia Panda Base

Bifengxia Panda Base

Bifengxia Panda Base


Price in USD for this 2 days Ya’an Panda and Tea Discovery Private Tour in 2017

  April - June July - August   September - Nov.15th  
2-3 pax USD 327 p/p USD 355 p/p USD 370 p/p
4-5 pax USD 203 p/p USD 224 p/p USD 339 p/p
6-7 pax USD 165 p/p USD 185 p/p USD 198 p/p
8-9 pax USD 148 p/p USD 160 p/p USD 173 p/p
10-11pax USD 142 p/p USD 152 p/p USD 165 p/p


  1. Transportation. An experienced driver with licensed tourist vehicle, vehicle type depends on group size.
  2. Mandarin and English speaking local tour guide from Chengdu.
  3. Entrance fee to all the sites listed in the itinerary.  
  4. Travel insurance for accident only.
  5. Mineral water. One bottle / day.  
  6. Guide and driver’s food and accommodation.


  1. Meals.
    **Our guide can show you where to have meal depends on your preference
  2. Accommodations.
    **There are many budget, midrange to luxury hotels in Ya’an, you can book by yourself or we can book for you.
  3. Cable car in Mengding Mountain and Sightseeing car in Bifengxia Panda Base.
  4. Air tickets to arrive and leave Chengdu.
  5. Any personal expense like beverage, phone call, laundry, shows and etc
  6. .Chinese visa fee
  7. Tips to guide and driver.
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