This year, the Labor Day holiday will be expanded to four days, general office of the State Council said in a news release.
The four-day holiday lasts from May 1 to May 4. Tourism-related departments are urged to get fully prepared for transportation support and tour products supply to secure travelers a safer holiday.
Travelers can enjoy pleasant weather in Chengdu before the coming of hot summer. Here we recommend themed tour for you. Just plan your trip to Chengdu!
Highlight 1: Panda Tour
Located in the northeast suburb of Chengdu, the Panda Base is one of the most popular places for travelers, and probably the most important base in the world dedicated to the protection of the giant pandas and other endangered species.
Chengdu also has the Panda Post, with its branches around the city, which provide panda-themed postcards and all sorts of Panda derivative products.
Where to Have a Close Look of the Pandas?
The Panda Base
Besides real pandas, panda-themed elements can be found everywhere in Chengdu.
House of Panda Post
Qingcheng Mountain Kungfu Panda
Highlight Tour 2: Tianfu Greenway Tour
By far the longest one of its kind in the world, the Chengdu Tianfu Greenway, with a total length of 17,000 kilometers, has taken initial shape. By the end of 2018, Chengdu had built 2,607-kilometer greenways (of which 1,914 kilometers were completed in 2018).
On the greenway, visitors can cycle, jog and enjoy idyllic scenery of the picturesque Chengdu Plain.
Spring Sights along the New Cycling Route
Chengduers' New Low-carbon, Healthy Lifestyle
Chengdu Maps out Extensive Greenway Network
Journey with Antoni Gaudi Themed Exhibition Opens
Highlight Tour 3: Cultural Tour
Chengdu and its neighboring areas are endowed with stunning natural beauty and has lots of beautiful tourist attractions, including the Mt. Qingcheng- Dujiangyan Irrigation System, a world cultural heritage site, Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, a world cultural heritage site, and Jiuzhai-Huanglong Scenic Area, a world natural heritage site. For domestic tourists, they are usually attracted by the city's cultures of Three Kingdoms and Ancient Shu and folk customs. Farmhouse resorts, rural pubs and pedestrian streets in urban areas are good places for local residents to enjoy themselves. If you are interested in Chinese cultures, then visit to Chengdu and you will be excited aboutthe long history.
Mt Qingcheng-Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Jiuzhai-Huanglong Scenic Area
Wuhou Shrine Museum
Jinsha Site Museum
Five World Heritage Sites in Sichuan
Highlight Tour 4: A Trip to Experience Local Life
A highlight of the city is the lifestyle in Chengdu: leisure and cozy life. At every Chengdu's park, people are able to find the typical Chengdu lifestyle's epitome, such as drinking tea at traditional teahouses, watching Sichuan Opera performances, playing Majiang, ear-picking… To deeply know more about Chengdu's lifestyle, people must come to parks to have a look, and one of the most popular parks is People's Park.
Kuixinglou Street: Heaven for Foodies and Art-loving Youth
Not far from the Wide and Narrow Alleys, Paotongshu Street shows people a different lifestyle.
Highlight Tour 5: Gourmet Trip
As UNESCO's City of Gastronomy, Chengdu is the center of the famous Sichuan cuisine and exerts irresistable appeal to gourmets from around the world. People always fall in love with the many delicious food after coming to Chengdu.
Sichuan Hot Pot
Have Hotpot as Locals Do
"Street Food" Adventures in China
Local Snacks at Food Boutique Shops
Eat Like a Local: 10 Dishes Every Chengdu Visitor Needs to Try
Dining at Midnight
Classical Dishes Not Made Easy
A Foodie's Adventure at the Night Market
Follow Celebrities' Preference to Know More about Chengdu Food
Local Classics for Breakfast When You Are in Chengdu
Jinli Snack Street: Paradise for Foodies
Highlight Tour 6: Recommend Traveling Routes
A short stay will not give you adequate time to explore the city, yet a visit to the midtown hot spots will also prove a rewarding experience.
Two-day Tour of Chengdu Cuisine: A stimulating 2-day experience of local snacks, dishes and culinary culture around Chengdu.
Flashes of City Memory
Look at the hustle and bustle in Chengdu in time sequence and you'll feel the pulsing rhythm of the city, and have the sights, sounds and smells exclusive in this place, whether you are an expat living in this city for years, or a traveler on a whirlwind tour.
What to Do at Night in Chengdu