50 days in Sichuan Itinerary

50 days in Sichuan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Guang'an
— 10 nights
2
Jiuzhaigou County
— 7 nights
3
Songpan County
— 3 nights
4
Emeishan
— 7 nights
5
Daocheng County
— 2 nights
6
Kangding County
— 3 nights
7
Danba County
— 2 nights
8
Xiaojin County
— 3 nights
9
Wenchuan County
— 2 nights
10
Chengdu
— 9 nights

10
nights
Guang'an

Guang'an ©
Guang'an is a prefecture-level city in eastern Sichuan province. Venture out of the city with trips to Huayingshan Guerrillas Memorial Museum (in Huaying), Qiandao Honghu Lake (in Linshui County) and Tongnan County (Tongnan Former Residence of Yang Angong & Tongnan Big Buddha Temple). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Sichuan Huaying Tianchi Lake, walk around Deng Xiaoping Memorial Hall, admire the striking features of Shenlongshan Baren Castle, and contemplate the long history of Baozhensai Folk Culture Village.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Guang'an day trip tool.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Guang'an is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Guang'an is 1 hour. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in November, expect Guang'an to be colder, temps between 19°C and 13°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jiuzhaigou County.

Things to do in Guang'an

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nanchong, Wusheng County, Tongnan County, Tongliang County, Fengdu County
Find places to stay Nov 21 — Dec 1:
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Beihu Park of Nanchong ©
Beihu Park of Nanchong
Former Residence of Deng Xiaoping ©
Former Residence of Deng Xiaoping

7
nights
Jiuzhaigou County

Jiuzhaigou County ©
Nine villages make up Jiuzhaigou County, a valley with a wealth of natural sites protected by UNESCO.
Jiuzhaigou County is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve, take in the dramatic scenery at Pearl Shoal Waterfalls, contemplate the long history of Jiuzailing Temple, and appreciate the views at Rize Valley.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jiuzhaigou County online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Guang'an to Jiuzhaigou County. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Songpan County.

Things to do in Jiuzhaigou County

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 8:
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Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve ©
Jiuzhaigou Natural Reserve
Jiuzhaigou National Arts Center ©
Jiuzhaigou National Arts Center
Pearl Shoal Waterfalls ©
Pearl Shoal Waterfalls

3
nights
Songpan County

Songpan County ©
Though the area remains largely rural and the economy mostly geared towards agriculture, tourism in Songpan County has begun to develop, with a host of scenic areas and cultural sites to explore.
Songpan County is known for historic sites, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Huanglong Scenic Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Zhaga Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Erdaohai Lakes Scienc Spot, and get outside with Chuanzhusi.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Songpan County day trip planning app.

Getting from Jiuzhaigou County to Songpan County by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Emeishan.

Things to do in Songpan County

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:
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Huanglong Scenic Valley ©
Huanglong Scenic Valley
Zhaga Waterfall ©
Zhaga Waterfall

7
nights
Emeishan

Emeishan ©
A city forever linked with the mountain of the same name, Emeishan sits next to one of the four sacred Buddhist mountains of China, now a World Heritage Site.
Venture out of the city with trips to Leshan (Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo), Leshan Bridge, &more), Mt. Wawu Forest Park (Reopen at Oct 1th 2015) (in Hongya County) and Ya'an (Shangli Ancient Town, Ya'an Bifeng Canyon, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Emei Mountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fuhu Temple, don't miss a visit to Daping Jixue Scenic Resort, and identify plant and animal life at Mt. Emei Natural Ecology Monkey Reserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Emeishan trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Songpan County to Emeishan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Daocheng County.

Things to do in Emeishan

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ya'an, Leshan, Mt. Wawu Forest Park (Reopen at Oct 1th 2015)
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 18:
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Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) ©
Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)
Emei Mountain ©
Emei Mountain
E'meishan Jinding Scenic Resort ©
E'meishan Jinding Scenic Resort

2
nights
Daocheng County

Daocheng County ©
On the 19th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Daocheng Three Holy Mountain, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Aden Scenic Area, and then delve into the distant past at Chonggu Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bang River and Sela Scenic Resort, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hell Canyon of Kasi, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Langjiling Temple of Gongga.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Daocheng County day trip planning tool.

Fly from Emeishan to Daocheng County in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, subway, bus, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Kangding County.

Things to do in Daocheng County

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
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Aden Scenic Area ©
Aden Scenic Area

3
nights
Kangding County

Kangding County ©
Kangding or Dardo was a county in Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in western Sichuan Province, China. Change things up with these side-trips from Kangding County: Luding County (Hailuo Valley & Hailuogou Scenic Resort). The adventure continues: have fun at Mugecuo Scenic Resort, don't miss a visit to Xinduqiao Town, take in the awesome beauty at Gongga Mountain, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tagong Temple (Lhagang Monastery).

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kangding County sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Daocheng County to Kangding County takes 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Danba County.

Things to do in Kangding County

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Luding County
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Gongga Mountain ©
Gongga Mountain
Hailuo Valley ©
Hailuo Valley
Tagong Temple (Lhagang Monastery) ©
Tagong Temple (Lhagang Monastery)

2
nights
Danba County

Danba County
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Zhonglu Tibetan Fortress Viilage, admire the landmark architecture of Jiaju Tibetan Village, and then contemplate the long history of Danba Ancient Tower. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Suopo Ancient Bunker and then explore the striking landscape at Natural Bonsai of Danba East Valley.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Danba County trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Kangding County to Danba County in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Xiaojin County.

Things to do in Danba County

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:

3
nights
Xiaojin County

Xiaojin County ©
Xiaojin County is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Siguniang, admire the verdant scenery at Shuangqiao Valley, identify plant and animal life at Mt. Siguniang Nature Reserve, and witness the site of a historic battle at Changping Valley.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Xiaojin County online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Danba County to Xiaojin County takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Wenchuan County.

Things to do in Xiaojin County

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Mount Siguniang ©
Mount Siguniang

2
nights
Wenchuan County

Wenchuan County
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to 2008 Earthquake Memorial Site and then identify plant and animal life at Wolong Giant Panda Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Shuimo Ancient Town and then identify plant and animal life at China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Wenchuan County itinerary planner.

You can drive from Xiaojin County to Wenchuan County in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chengdu.

Things to do in Wenchuan County

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

9
nights
Chengdu

Chengdu ©
The home of giant pandas for more than two million years, Chengdu's vast human history cowers in comparison to the natural heritage of the area.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum (in Guanghan) and Dujiangyan (Anlan Bridge, Dujiangyan Irrigation System, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, walk around Chengdu Renmin Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Jinli Pedestrian Street.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chengdu trip planning website.

Getting from Wenchuan County to Chengdu by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Chengdu can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chengdu

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dujiangyan, Guanghan Sanxingdui Museum
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 8:
Highlights from your plan
Jinli Pedestrian Street
Jinli Pedestrian Street
China Discovery ©
China Discovery

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