Top 10 Things to Do in Chengdu
The panda is one of the national treasures of China. But do you know where their hometown is? Yes, the answer is Chengdu. It is one of the best tourist cities in China and had been awarded the title of "Gourmet Capital of the World" by UNESCO. Here are the top 10 things to do in Chengdu including pandas and some must-see places.
Close Contact with Pandas
The best time to visit a panda base is before 10:00 am, since that’s their active time. And remember, do not use a photographic flash or feed animals casually.
1 Day Chengdu Panda Tour from $102
1 Day Volunteer Program at Dujiangyan Panda Base from $212
Book a ticket for Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.
Hotpot or Chuanchuan
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Tasting Sichuan Cuisine
However, after eating spicy food, some fresh fruit or yogurt will make your stomach more comfortable.
Recommended Tour: Chengdu Day Trip to Panda Base & Sichuan Cuisine Museum from $148
Recommended Tour with Wide and Narrow Alley: 5 Days Chengdu Tour from $689
Recommended Tour with Wuhou Temple: Chengdu 3 Days Tour Itinerary from $329
Strolling around Chunxi Road
Experience Teahouse Culture
Read more about Sichuan People
Sichuan Opera: Magic Face Changing
Jinsha Site Museum
Recommended Tour with Jinsha Site Museum: Chengdu 2 Days Tour from $217
Dujiangyan and Mount Qingcheng
Recommended Tour: 1 Day Dujiangyan & Mount Qingcheng Tour from $148
Book tickets for Dujiangyan Irrigation System.
Book tickets for Mount Qingcheng.
Read More: 10 Best Places to Visit in Chengdu for First-time Visitors