Day Trip

Magnificence Up Close: The Leshan Grand Buddha

From 98.80

85.90 pp

  • Mode: Private Vehicle
  • Location: Chengdu
  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Korean
  • Participants: 1 - 9

This UNESCO World Heritage monument is sure to impress at a towering 213 feet tall. Follow your guide down twisting trails as you explore this stunning site.

Private guided tour of the World Heritage-listed Leshan Grand Buddha from Chengdu

See the impressive Grand Buddha from several different vantage points

Admire intricate architectural and structural designs of the Lingyun Temple and Wuyou Temple

Enjoy a delicious Chinese lunch at a local restaurant

What You Can Expect

Absorb the mammoth magnificence of the world's largest stone Buddha statue on a private full-day tour of the Grand Buddha of Leshan from Chengdu. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, marvel at the colossal size of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed monument and take an illuminated journey down trails that weave around the structure. Visit ancient Buddhist temples and satisfy an appetite for authenticity with a flavorsome Chinese lunch in a local restaurant. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel on this enriching excursion.

  • Pick-up

    Depart from your Chengdu hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy the scenery that sprawls on the 2-hour drive to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed monument.

  • Authentic Chinese meal

    On arrival in Leshan, treat your taste buds to an authentic Chinese meal in a popular local restaurant. Revitalized, head to the sacred Temple of the Grand Buddha, located behind the colossal structure's head.

  • The mammoth monument

    Marvel at the intricate construction of the head's hair, gazing at 1,020 twisted buns, and then follow your guide down a twisting trail toward the left side of the mammoth monument.

  • The Wuyou Temple

    Next, explore the right side of Buddha to discover the Wuyou Temple, a pink-hued building containing an abundance of terracotta sculptures and calligraphic paintings. See the Arhat Hall, replete with 500 Arhat statues, then absorb panoramic views of three rivers converging prettily below.

  • Translation-back

    Choose to take a cruise of the river for an alternative perspective of the grand Buddha (own expense) then return to your comfortable vehicle for the relaxing ride back to your Chengdu hotel.

Price Details

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What's Included?

  • Entrance fee to Grand Buddha
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch

Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

You can reschedule or cancel your trip at zero cost up to 5 days before your travel date.
Cancellations received less than 5 days prior to your travel date is not acceptable.
If you want to make any adjustments (e.g. travel date, number of participants, itinerary etc.) to your trip, feel free to email us at


Exclusions: Gratuities (recommended), Boat excursion

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