Savvy travelers often use Panzhihua as a springboard for further adventures. This sought-after tourism region is home to an abundance of terrific cities, attractions and landscapes.
Step into the past while you are in the area. Discover some of the old towns for which this region is renowned.
One of the nicest ways to discover the wild landscapes in Sichuan is to join for a horse riding or hiking adventure.
Be sure to take your tastebuds for a tour through the culinary traditions of Sichuan. Poultry and tofu are ingredients commonly used as part of dishes here. Take a tip from the locals and try kung pao chicken or Sichuan hot pot.
Nothing unlocks understanding in this culturally rich planet of ours like language, so learn some relevant Mandarin phrases before you start. "Nǐ yào bú yào gēn wǒ tiàowǔ" translates to "Would you like todance with me?" You'll also realise that knowing how to say "Zhèiwèi xiānsheng huì qīngdān", which means "This gentleman/lady will pay for everything", can be very handy.
At the end of your holiday in this unique place, say goodbye the way locals do, with a hearty "Zàijiàn."