Famous for its pandas, China’s Chengdu boasts a wealth of attractions and activities. Experience the excitement of Sichuan Province’s capital by booking a Cathay Dragon flight to Chengdu. Young children will receive a fun pack onboard, whilst adults can make full use of the interactive entertainment system and read free newspapers and our inflight magazine, Silkroad.
What to do in Chengdu
The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is the largest facility of its kind in the world, teaching people about these lovely creatures and providing close-up views. Relax and enjoy nature at Bailuwan Ecological Wetland Park and Qinlong Lake Wetland Park. Happy Valley and Floraland are perfect for fun-filled family days out, while history lovers will appreciate Jinli Old Street and Luodai Ancient Town. Other highlights include Du Fu Thatched Cottage, People’s Park, Tianfu Square, Wenshu Monastery, West Pearl Tower, and an evening at the Sichuan Opera.
Chengdu travel tips
The city is well connected by buses and metro services, and plenty of metered taxis and bicycle rental outlets are available as well. Rush hour is incredibly busy with lots of congestion; avoid travelling at peak times. Fly in comfort and style when you choose Cathay Dragon for your flights to Chengdu.