Chengdu Travel FAQs & Tips

1. What is the best time for traveling Chengdu?

The best time to visit Chengdu is from March to June and from September to November, whtn it’s cooler and less rainy than other months. Due to the sub-tropical monsoon climate as well as the basin climate for the surrounding mountain, most of the time round the year is foggy and few sunny. Check more detailed information about Chengdu weather & seasons.

2. Where can I find Chengdu local food and cuisine?

In fact, you can taste delicious food on the street no matter where you go. Jinli Old Street, Kuan Zhai Alley, Chunxi Road and Yulin Road are the snacks "Gathering places for your unforgettable snacks banquet.

3. What are Chengdu local specialties or souvenirs?

Sichuan Brocade and Sichuan Embroidery are respectively famous in China. It is also worth buying Bamboo-Woven porcelain, traditional silver inlay handicraft, Qingcheng silk carpet as well as Pixian bean paste(the crucial seasoning in Chuan Cuisine).

4. How can I get to Chengdu Airport from downtown?

Visitors can catch the airport shuttle bus(CNY10, 40 Minutes) on opposite side of the Jinjiang Hotel., downtown city. And the taxi fee is around CNY60~CNY80 to transfer to the airport from the city center.

5. How can I get to Chengdu from Chongqing ?

There are scheduled evening flights to Chengdu to Chongqing, which take about 45 minutes. But the more convenient way is taking High-speed trains. The D trains take about 2.5 hours from Chongqing to Chengdu, and the first one departs at 8 a.m. and the last one at 21:10.

Also non-stop buses that can take you there as well, and those take around 4 hours.

Recommended Chengdu Tours

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