Chengdu Travel FAQs & Tips

1. What is the best time for traveling Chengdu?

It's suitable to visit Chengdu all year round if you mainly plan to visit indoor cultural and historical sites, like museum, ancient temples. For a regular Chengdu tour, considering scenery beauty and comfort level of travel, March to June and September to November are the best times to visit Chengdu, beacuse the temperature is pleasant than hot summer and cold winter and seasonal natural scenery is the best during the two periods.

Check more detailed information about Chengdu Weather & Seasons.| Chengdu Spring | Chengdu Summer | Chengdu Autumn | Chengdu Winter!

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 Ancient Street, Kuanzhai Alley, Chunxi Road and Yulin Road are the snacks "Gathering places for your unforgettable snacks banquet.

If you like, you can also join in a cooking class in Chengdu to make Sichuan food on your own, and see various kinds of ingredients of Sichuan Cuisine, learn the food culture in Chengdu and Sichuan!

Check more food guide in Chengdu Food and Snacks & Chengdu Hot Pot, Sichuan Cuisine, Popular Sichuan Food Tours!

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). Like local flavors? Maybe you can get a packed Hotpot condiment home. Get more about Chengdu Shopping Guide - What and Where to Buy >>

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

Visitors can take airport shuttel bus, subway (Chengdu Metro Line 10), or get a taxi to your hotel or attractions in downtown area. To get ride of communication inconvenience and complex transfers, it's highly recommended to Travel with China Discovery to enjoy our worry-free transfer, airport pick-up and drop-off services.

Here is detailed transfer guide about Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Downtown & Chengdu Tianfu International Airport to Downtown!

5. How can I get to Chengdu from Chongqing?

High speed bullet train travel is very popular and convenient for getting to Chongqing from Chengdu. There are over 80 high speed bullet train scheduled every day and most only takes about 1.5 to 2 hours. Details about Chengdu to Chongqing Trains

How to Plan Your Chengdu Tour

Your Chengdu travel itinerary can be short or long, in different themes and budgets according to your plan. Whether you visit Chengdu for a short layover or pay a special visit, you need at least 1 day to see the lovely Giant Pandas and visit major must-visit spots in downtown. If time allows, you’re advised to spend a leisure tea time in People’s Park, satisfy tastebuds in Jinli Ancient Street, watch an amazing face-changing Sichuan Opera show. Side trips to Leshan Giant Buddha, Mount Emei and Jiuzhaigou Valley are highly recommended for you to seek more magnificent natural and cultural wonders in Sichuan, if you have more time. Click to startPlan Your Chengdu Tour >>

Most Popular Chengdu Tours:

√ 1 Day Chengdu Relaxing Panda Highlights Tour

√ 2 Days Classic Chengdu Leisure Private Tour

√ 2 Days Best Chengdu Leshan Giant Buddha Tour

√ 4 Days Classic Leshan & Mount Emei Tour

√ 3 Days Classic Jiuzhaigou Tour (from Chengdu/by Flight)

Travel with China Discovery

As an experienced, professional and reliable travel agency based in Chengdu, China Discovery are try our best to make every clients’ tour to Chengdu interesting, unique and memorable, and at the best value. Travel with us, you can enjoy a worry-free tour covering airport/train station pick-up services, knowledgeable tour guide and safe private transfer, accommodation and ticket booking help, visa application assistance and other needed services. Just contact us, tell your schedule, we will do the rest to creat you a wonderful Chengdu tour.

Chengdu Travel Tips Our Guest Shared A Photo of Beautiful Wenshu Monastery
Chengdu Travel Tips China Discovery Customzied Private Tour to Chengdu Panda Base

Recommended Chengdu Tours

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

Chubby Giant Panda at Chengdu Panda Base

2 Days Leisure Chengdu Private Tour with Panda Visit

Chengdu: Jinli Street, Giant Panda Base, Wenshu Temple

Cute Pandas Living in Their Natural Environment

1 Day Chengdu Relaxing Panda Highlights Tour


Our dear client visited Wenshu Monastery like local

3 Days Chengdu Highlights Tour plus Leshan Giant Buddha

Chengdu: Chengdu Panda Base, Leshan Giant Buddha, Jinli Street

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