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Fly to Chengdu, China, with United Airlines from over 200 airports within the United States and an additional 100 airports internationally.
Chengdu's top attractions
- See pandas in their natural habitat at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.
- Walk through the historic grounds of the River Watching Tower Park, which dates back to the 700s, and admire the Wangjiang Pavilion and the relaxing Bamboo Corridor.
- Explore the Chinese tea houses and quaint streets of Kuanzhai Alley.
- Visit the Wenshu Monastery, an important Buddhist temple in Chengdu, to explore its gardens and solemn halls and enjoy the local tea.
Best time to travel to Chengdu
Visit Chengdu in spring and fall for the best weather. Spring is especially popular time for many local festivals, including the Grand Temple Fair, the Lantern Festival and the Dujiangyan Water Releasing Festival. During winter, Chengdu celebrates the South China Snow and Ice Festival in Xiling Snow Mountain.