What places do you strongly recommend I visit in Chengdu?
I suggest going to Kuanzhai Alley, Jinli, Jinsha Site Museum, Chengdu Giant Panda Base, Du Fu Thatched Cottage Museum.
What are the most popular places to visit?
I think Kuanzhai Alley, Chengdu Giant Panda Base are the most popular places for visitors.
What is the best way to get there?
Taking a taxi is the best way to get there.
Do I need a translator in these different sites?
No, not necessary. You can get an English tour guide at the scenic spot.
How can I get a private tour guide?
Usually, the administration of the scenic spot will provide English tour guide. Go directly to the Information Center and then you can get one.
How do I pay them?
You can pay them by cash. If you like you can give them some tips too.
When I go to, do I need to make arrangements in advance to enter historical sites?
No, there isn’t any need to do so.
Can I go through Chengdu to get to Tibet?
Of course, you can. But you need a Tibet Travel Permit from the administration section.
What transportation do I use to get to Tibet?
You can get to Tibet by air or by train.
Do I need a visa or approval to go to Tibet?
Yes. Foreign tourists are generally required to get Chinese Visa, and Tibet Travel Permit before starting the tour.
What do you recommend I buy as gifts or souvenirs?
You can buy some local handcrafts.
Can I take a boat tour on the river?
You can take a boat tour on the river in some parks.
How do I get to Dujiangyan irrigation system?
The best way to there is taking the speed train.