How to Plan a Chengdu Jiuzhaigou Tour

With the geographical advantage, traveling Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu is the best way for tourists to unveil the beauty of Jiuzhaigou Valley, before or after your Chengdu tour. In order to help you to plan a well-prepared Chengdu Jiuzhaigou Tour, we are providing some useful advice before you go.

Best time to visit Chengdu &Jiuzhaigou

As one of the most leisure cities in China, Chengdu is suitable for any time visit. Ever in the muggy and hot summer and chilly winter, you can find interest places to go. However, travel to Jiuzhaigou, you should pick out the best time to visit. Click Weather in Chengdu for details.

Lying on the high tableland with altitudes over 2000 meters, Jiuzhaigou Valley has dramatic daily temperature between day and night, and there are heavy snow covered during late-November to next February. Therefore, the best time to visit Jiuzhaigou is from April to November, especially during the golden autumn, when all mountains and lakes are tinged in different colors. Click Weather in Jiuzhaigou for details.

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Transportations between Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou

Admittedly, the transportations between Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou are less-than-ideal in present. Tourists can only take flight or long-distance bus to travel in between. The former will take about 40 minutes and the latter will use 8-10 hours. Although the air fare is much higher than bus’s, taking flight is mostly chosen by tourists in order to save time and feel more comfort. Besides, we offer the private car travel between Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou. Please feel free to contact us if you have this request.

Chengdu International Airport

Chengdu International Airport

How long to stay in Chengdu & Jiuzhaigou

Speeding 4-5 days to make your Chengdu Jiuzhaigou tour is advisable, on condition that you choose flight to travel in between, which is preferred by most tourists comparing with bus. Taking 2 days in Chengdu, you can indulge in local featured sites in downtown and join in the local slow life by tasting tea, play mahjong, watch Sichuan opera face-changing, etc. As for Jiuzhaigou Valley, we suggest you take at least 2 days to feast your eyes with waterfalls and different shapes of lakes, also you can take a half day to visit Huanglong scenic area with more highlights.

With spare time, you can plan a private Chengdu Jiuzhaigou tour to travel further to Ancient Taoping Qiang Village in Wenchuan, Songpan Ancient Town, etc along the road between Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou.

Chengdu Kuan&Zhai Alley

Chengdu Kuan&Zhai Alley

Choosing hotels in Chengdu & Jiuzhaigou

Deciding where to stay for your Chengdu Jiuzhaigou tour is crucial, especially in Jiuzhaigou, where is hardly to find hotels in peak season. Rich in different types of hotels, we provide luxury, comfort and budget hotels in Chengdu for you to select. While in Jiuzhaigou, there are limited hotels to choose from, but all with great service and near to Jiuzhaigou Valley. Please check the hotels in Chengdu and hotels in Jiuzhaigou for details. And remember you must book hotels in Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou in advance or you can contact our tour experts to book for you.

Chengdu Hotel

Chengdu Hotel

Explore attractions in Chengdu & Jiuzhaigou

Visiting Chengdu, the hometown of giant panda, you can gain more than just that. Apart from the must-see pandas, you can stroll around downtown attractions, like Jinli Old Street, Wuhou Temple, Du Fu Thatched Cottage, Renmin Park and more to explore the Chengdu history and culture. What more, you should taste the local hot pot and other spicy food. Click Chengdu Tourist Attractions to find more.

Known as the Fairyland, Jiuzhaigou National Park stretching over 72,000 hectares has so many famous scenic spots, including Nuorilang Waterfall, Shuzheng Waterfall, Double-Dragon Lake, Bonsai Beach, Reed Lake, Sparking Lake, Tiger Lake and more enticing crystal lakes. Besides, you can see the local tibetan villages dotted along the pathway to add more colors in Jiuzhaigou. Click Attractions in Jiuzhaigou to know more Jiuzhaigou spots and around sites.

Chengdu Giant Panda

Chengdu Giant Panda

Recommended Chengdu Jiuzhaigou Tours

Top 3 Chengdu Jiuzhaigou tours chosen by most customers to explore Chengdu Jiuzhaigou in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary,or tailor your own trip now with us.

Jiuzhaigou waterfall
5 Days Classic Chengdu & Jiuzhaigou Tour

Chengdu / Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou colorful forests
6 Days Chengdu & Jiuzhaigou In-depth Tour

Chengdu / Huanglong / Jiuzhaigou / Chengdu

Jiuzhaigou Green Lakes
4 Days Classic Jiuzhaigou Tour from Chengdu

Chengdu / Huanglong / Jiuzhaigou / Chengdu

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