Chengdu is home to over 14 million people, but with its relaxed atmosphere, plenty of green space and the rich Chengdu Plain, the city is true to its nickname “The Land of Milk and Honey”. See endangered giant pandas, explore ancient religious sites, lose yourself in the bustle of the city and escape to Chengdu’s numerous parks.
Begin your day in Chengdu with a traditional breakfast of steamed buns and breakfast noodles. Set out to explore the city’s range of intriguing museums and ancient temples. Visit Sichuan Provincial Museum, Jinsha Site Museum and Jinli Ancient Street to understand the region’s history and flair. Wuhou, Wenshu and Qingyang temples offer a fascinating glimpse of this ancient city’s Buddhist and Taoist roots. Kids will enjoy the Happy Valley amusement park in Huanlegu and the water park in the New Century Global Centre, one of the largest buildings in the world.
Join the locals in enjoying Chengdu’s public spaces. Tianfu Square is located in the city centre above the metro hub and features a towering statue of Chairman Mao. See calligraphy writers painting with water on the pavement at People’s Park (Renmin Park). Enjoy a Sichuan tea from one of the park’s teahouses and join a game of mahjong. Huan Huaxi Park is a scenic location for tai chi.
Explore Greater Chengdu to find more parklands and historic areas. Visit the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi) at the base of the Futou Mountain to see rare giant pandas. Learn about older China in Luodai Ancient Town and Jiezi Old Town.
Reach Chengdu by plane to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport or by train from other major cities around China. Explore Chendgu with the city’s metro system, buses and taxis. Chengdu has a mild and humid climate. Visit in spring to experience the Lantern Festival in Tazishan Park. See the colourful Fire Dragon Festival of Huang Long Xi in the first weeks of the Chinese New Year.
Temples, Museums and Natural Parks
Meet China’s most famous furry residents at this impressive research base dedicated to the breeding and conservation of the giant panda.
Relax and appreciate the pretty surroundings of Chengdu’s enormous park. Join locals as they sip tea, sail on the lake and enjoy the vibrant flower garden.
Experience the tranquility and serenity at this Buddhist monastery, which houses an impressive collection of statues and a traditional teahouse with a relaxed atmosphere.
Meet at a central location near the Chunxi Road Pedestrian Street, jump in a private tuk-tuk at about 6:30 p.m., and wind your way through the streets and communities of Chengdu to find the best food in the city. Your guide takes you to eateries that locals love.
Watch playful pandas rummaging about as they socialize with one another and eat shoots of green bamboo at the Chengdu Research Base. Indulge in a tasty Chinese lunch at a local restaurant, and then visit the UNESCO-listed Leshan Giant Buddha, the largest stone Buddha in the world, at its cliffside perch.
Pick-up service by your tour guide and driver in your downtown hotel (within 2nd ring roads) at 7:00 - 8:00AM. It takes 30 minutes to drive from Chengdu to the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding where you can see the lovely tender pandas eating and playing, also a good chance to take picture for pandas.
The Sichuan Opera is a colorful, musical and comedic show featuring half a dozen separate performances that are sure to impress the audience. It starts at 8:00 pm every day at the Shufeng Yayun Tea House, and last for around 90 minutes.
Get the once-in-a-lifetime chance to care for lovable giant pandas during this special volunteer program at Dujiangyan Panda Base. Get up close to the cuddly bears as you help prepare food, clean enclosures, and even feed them.
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