At a Glance
Contemporary, modern and stylish accommodation in central Chengdu
Convenient and well-connected location on International Finance Square
Super-fast Wi-Fi and use of Apple iPad mini during stay
Excellent dining options and wonderful Tea Lounge
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The vast province of Sichuan has a diverse and varied climate. The eastern lowlands of the Sichuan Basin have a tropical monsoon climate, characterised by humidity and fog. Winters are mild, summers are scorching, autumn is wet, and spring is dry and pleasant. The cities of Chengdu is famed for its fog, with the weather often likened to a damp day in London. The mountainous gorges and forested plains along the Yangtze River make autumn and spring the prime time for a Yangtze Cruise, with clear skies and pleasant temperatures making ideal sightseeing weather. Winter can be spectacular, despite the cold, when the water level is lower in the Three Gorges and the soaring cliffs even more dramatic.
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Niccolo Chengdu is a sophisticated and contemporary hotel set at the heart of Chengdu’s celebrated International Finance Square, renowned for its high-end shopping malls, restaurants and bars.
The 230 rooms and suites are all generously-sized, beautifully-appointed and full of contemporary charm and chic. Upgrade to a N3 Grand Deluxe Room for more living and work space or treat yourself to one of the spacious suites, which enjoy wonderful citywide views with the option for a separate living room and study area.
Children are welcome at Niccolo Chengdu, however there are no specific childcare facilities available.
Guests can work-out in the gym overlooking the city, swim laps in the pool and relax in the sauna. International Finance Square is famous for its mega mall which includes flagship designer stores, an ice-rink, IMAX cinema complex, sculpture garden and art gallery. Other local activities include attending a Sichuan opera, a visit to the Shu Brocade Embroidery Museum and a chance to visit the Chengdu panda breeding research facility.
A Day in Chengdu - Pandas and the Sanxingdui Museum
This morning, spend some time with the gentle giants of Sichuan as you visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Head to the Sanxingdui Museum and be amazed by the archaeological wonder of the ancient Shu Kingdom.
Baoguo & Wannian Temples
Today, we will visit two key temples of the Emei Mountain: Baoguo Temple and Wannian Temple.
Bian Lian (Face Changing) Performing Arts
Enjoy a Bian Lian performance after dinner today. Get front row seats to view this unique art form of Sichuan Opera and try to guess the trick for the skilled mask changing of the masters! Visit backstage and watch the actors' preparation before the show.
Chengdu City Tour
Discover the best of Chengdu as you explore Jinli ancient street, the Thatched Cottage of Dufu and wander in the trendy pedestrian streets of Kuanzhai alleyways. If time allows, visit Wuhou temple, dedicated to commemorating Zhu Geliang.
Chengdu Culinary Tour
Start at a local tea house in Chengdu People's Park, visit local food market to learn about different Sichuan spices. Continue to Kuanzhai Alley or Jinli Street doe sandapao, sweet rice jelly, sticky tofu, spicy rabbit head and end with delicious hot pot!
Chinese Medicine Cuisine at Qinshanzai Restaurant
Enjoy an evening feasting on the famous Chinese Medicine Cuisine at the Qinshanzai Restaurant.
Day Trip to Leshan
Take a trip to Leshan to see the Leshan Big Buddha, a majestic icon and the largest of its kind in the world! Climb the height of the statue and take a boat ride to view the Buddha statue from the river.
Discover Leshan Giant Buddha & Mount Emei
Visit The Grand Buddha, the largest in the world and Mount Emei. Located in Leshan, south of Chengdu, The Grand Buddha measures 71m in height. From there, onto the sacred Buddhist Mount Emei, sacred to Buddhist people.
Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Take a tour of Dujiangyan Irrigation System, an ancient water system still in function today.
Dujiangyan Panda Base
This morning, visit the Dujiangyan Panda Base and spend some time with the giant pandas. Optional volunteer program and photo taking with panda is available in China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda Dujiangyan Base.
Jie Zi Old Town
Spend some time strolling through Jie Zi old town, considered among the most beautiful and well-preserved in Sichuan with its late Qing Dynasty-era architecture.
Discovered in 2001, the Jinsha Ruins is one of the most prominent recent archaeological discoveries, with relics of an ancient kingdom predating Chinese settlement in the area. Visit both the museum and the ruins exacation site.
Off the Beaten Track - Liujiang and Gaomiao Old Town from Chengdu
Go off the beaten track and visit Liujiang and Gaomiao old town today! Stroll through the charming and traditional streets and visit some of the well-preserved old style residences of the wealthy in the past.
Private Sichuan Cooking Class
Sichuan cuisine is renowned in China and perhaps one of the most popular with a reputation for its spiciness and flavour! Join a cooking class today at the Sichuan Cuisine Museum and get to enjoy your own creation.
Today, drive out to visit the beautiful Qingcheng Mountain, said to be the birthplace of Taoism. Enjoy an easy trek in this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Scenic trip of Emei Mountains by Cable Car
Embark on a cable car ride to the Golden Summit of Emei Mountains and enjoy the scenic view.
Chengdu, Mt. Qingcheng, Leshan & Emei
from £2000 pp inc flights & transfers for 5 nights
- Mingle with the adorable giant pandas!
- Insight into the birthplace of Taoism at the picturesquely quaint Mount Qing Cheng
- An evening performance and backstage visit of the Bian Lian opera
Wild Sichuan & Shangri-La
Chengdu & Daocheng Yading
from £2700 pp inc flights & transfers for 5 nights
- Enjoy an electric car ride through the Shangri-La scenic landscape filled with pristine lakes and glaciers
- Hike into Pearl Lake, Milk Lake and Five Colour Lake
- Enjoy a horse ride into the Chonggu Temple to view the holy peak of Xiannairi
Location & directions
The hotel is located in the Chun Xi Road business district on the famous International Finance Square (IFS). The international airport is a 25-minute drive northeast of the city and the metro network at IFS is conveniently on the doorstep.
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