Luxury Chengdu Tours
Chengdu,Whilst visitors from all over the world come to Chengdu to see the Giant Pandas, the city has many other attractions. The Hualong Valley, the Leshan Big Buddha and Jiuzhaigou Valley are just a few of the lesser-known but nevertheless worthwhile attractions in Chengdue, the capital of Sichuan Province.
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The giant panda, also known as Ailuropoda melanoleuca, is a native to south central China. The panda’s characteristics include large, distinctive black patches around its eyes, over its ears, and across its body. Although it is a carnivore, its diet is over 99% bamboo. Pandas in the wild occasionally eat other grasses, wild tubers, as well as bird, rodent or carrion meat.Learm More Customize a Similar Tour
Introduction to Chengdu
Located in western Sichuan Basin (center of Chengdu Plain), Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan province, known as the "Heavenly State." It is the habitat of giant pandas and the city of hibiscus. “Heavenly State” describes Chengdu’ abundance in everything. Two branches of the Yangtze River, the Min and Tuo River, converge in the Sichuan Basin and supply irrigation. It is blessed with abundant mineral resources and the land is extremely fertile.
The Culture in Chengdu
Going to the teahouse is a special hobby of the Chengdu people. In Chengdu, there are teahouses in the busiest streets, tea stands in the shabby lanes, open-air tea rooms in the parks and tea gardens in colleges. Teahouses are everywhere, especially in the old streets and lanes where teahouses come to your vision one after another. Additionally, the teahouses are packed with streams of customers. The business of teahouses is too good to believe!
Chengdu Local Cuisine
When it comes to Sichuan dishes, there is nothing more famous than hotpot. Characterized by its variety, spicy taste and convenience, hotpot has quickly won over the hearts of the people all over the country. Sichuan hotpots are various; there are dozens of soups of the hotpots; the raw materials for making hotpots defy enumeration. In a word, anything eatable can be boiled or cooked in the hotpots. In recent years, searing hotpot has derived from the traditional hotpots.
Recreation in Chengdu
As Chengdu is an important hut in Southwestern China, is undoubtedly a busy and bustling city. If you want to experience the most traditional local lifestyle, you have to go to the teahouse, watch the Sichuan opera and appreciate various folk songs and dances featuring strong Sichuan style.
The Best Time to Visit Chengdu
Though Chengdu has its hottest months in July and August, its nearby Qingcheng Mountain, Xiling Snow Mountain, Jiu Longgou, Jiufeng Mountain, Tiantai Mountain and Longchi Forest Park are the most ideal summer resorts. In winter, the Longchi Forest Park and Xiling Snow Mountain exposes you to opportunities for appreciating the snow view. You can rarely bump into such opportunities in any other southern provinces.
Luxury Hotels in Chengdu
Shangri-La Hotel Chengdu
Located at the heart of downtown Chengdu, Shangri-La Hotel Chengdu is Shangri-La Group’s flagship store in China’s southwestern region, overlooks the picturesque scenery of Jinjiang River nearby. Next to Languifang Commercial Street—a fashionable catering landmark of Chengdu, it is 10-minute drive to the shopping center—Chunxi Road Commercial Street. Besides, the hotel is furnished with serviced apartments. Free access to the Internet is available in the room as well as business center. Your mobile devices can also be connected to Wi-Fi no matter where you are in the hotel.
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