Excursions in Chengdu

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Best Places to Visit in Chengdu

Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, is a city that seamlessly blends ancient history with modern vibrancy. Known for its laid-back atmosphere and spicy cuisine, Chengdu is also the gateway to some of China's most breathtaking natural landscapes and a sanctuary for one of the country's most beloved animals, the giant panda. If you're planning a trip to this enchanting city, consider Happytripz for your excursions to ensure a memorable experience.

The Giant Panda Breeding Research Base

Without a doubt, the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is a must-visit. This conservation center is home to a number of giant and red pandas, and it offers the rare opportunity to observe these creatures in a setting that closely mimics their natural habitat. Happytripz can arrange a guided tour for you to learn about the conservation efforts and maybe even catch a glimpse of panda cubs playing.

Jinli Ancient Street

Step back in time with a stroll down Jinli Ancient Street. This bustling alleyway is lined with traditional Sichuan architecture, teahouses, and an array of local snacks and handicrafts. It's the perfect place to sample some Chengdu delicacies and pick up a souvenir. With Happytripz, you can immerse yourself in the local culture with a guided food tour or a Sichuan opera show.

Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System

For those who appreciate natural beauty and historical significance, Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System are unparalleled. Mount Qingcheng is one of the most important centers of Taoism and offers tranquil paths through lush forests. Nearby, the ancient Dujiangyan Irrigation System is a marvel of engineering that has been watering the fertile plains of the region for over two millennia. Happytripz can organize a day trip to explore both these UNESCO World Heritage sites.

The Lively Sichuan Opera

Experience the dramatic flair of Sichuan Opera, renowned for its fiery performances and the magical art of face-changing. Happytripz can reserve the best seats in the house for an evening of traditional entertainment that is sure to leave you spellbound.

Chengdu's charm lies in its ability to enchant visitors with its rich cultural tapestry and natural wonders. With Happytripz, your journey through this city will be as comfortable as it is captivating. Whether you're here to see the pandas, taste the spicy Sichuan cuisine, or delve into the depths of history, Chengdu awaits with open arms.

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Zayne McLean

Booking our excursion in Chengdu was the highlight of our trip. The Panda Breeding and Research Center visit was unforgettable, allowing us to get up-close views of these magnificent creatures in a well-maintained environment. Our guide was knowledgeable, sharing insights about panda conservation efforts. The experience was both educational and heartwarming, making it a must-do for anyone visiting the city.

Anne Moss

Our day trip to Mount Qingcheng was breathtaking. The ancient Taoist temples nestled amidst lush greenery and misty mountains provided a serene and almost mystical experience. The hike was well-organized, and our guide ensured we had enough breaks and provided interesting historical facts about the site. This excursion offered a perfect blend of physical activity, nature, and culture.

Viviana Hail

Exploring the Jinli Ancient Street with our guide was a delightful experience. The vibrant atmosphere, with its traditional architecture, lantern-lit alleyways, and bustling market stalls, offered a deep dive into local culture. The street food was a highlight, offering a variety of Sichuan specialties that tantalized our taste buds. This walking tour is an excellent way to experience Chengdu’s rich heritage and contemporary life.

Giavanna Morgan

Our culinary tour in Chengdu exceeded all expectations. From visiting local markets to enjoying a private Sichuan cooking class, the entire experience was immersive and engaging. Our guide's passion for Sichuan cuisine was infectious, making the cooking class not only informative but also incredibly fun. This tour is a must for foodies and anyone interested in learning about the complexities of Sichuan flavors and cooking techniques.

Mack Roberts

During our trip, we had the opportunity to embark on an evening river cruise, provided by a remarkable local travel service. The views of the illuminated city skyline from the water were stunning, offering a perspective of Chengdu we hadn't seen before. The onboard commentary provided historical insights and interesting facts about the city, enhancing our appreciation of Chengdu's beauty and heritage. This relaxing cruise was a perfect way to end our day, leaving us with lasting memories of the city’s enchanting night scene.