Synonymous with China’s most iconic inhabitant, the giant panda, Chengdu is the capital of China's southwest Sichuan Province. Visit the breeding and research station and learn more about these critically endangered creatures, whose image adorns the city of Chengdu. Dine on Sichuan cuisine, famous for its chilli heat and visit a teahouse, many of whom have served the same brews for centuries.
On the face of it, Chengdu is an unremarkable metropolis in the west of the Sichuan Basin. But scratch the surface and discover a vibrant city, with its ancient teahouse culture and a thriving dining scene. Most famous as the home of the inimitable giant panda, getting up close and personal with these adorable creatures in Chengdu is often a highlight of any journey through China.
Buddha Zen Hotel
Chengdu, Sichuan & Yangtze River, China
Drawing inspiration from the nearby Wenshu Zen Buddhist monastery, the Buddha Zen Hotel is a traditional boutique hotel in the historic Wen Shu Fang area of Chengdu, offering you a chance to immerse yourself in Sichuan’s Tibetan-influenced culture.
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 Temple House Hotel
Chengdu, Sichuan and Yangtze Cruises, China
The Temple House is the latest addition to the Swire Group and is just as unique as its sister properties in Beijing and Shanghai. A fusion of traditional charm and modern elegance, this stunning property is the perfect base for exploring Chengdu.
Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Yangtze River & Shanghai
This classic itinerary provides a brilliant introduction to China, from the almighty Great Wall of China to the fascinating Terracotta Army. During your trip you’ll visit all the key highlight destinations including Beijing, Xian, Chengdu and Shanghai with private guiding throughout to ensure you make the most out of your adventure, uncovering the...