Transportation

Chengdu Bus: A Ride of Hot Pot and Joy

  On March 19, 2019, a press conference was held on a sightseeing bus in Chengdu. It is said that an upgraded version of sightseeing bus displaying Sichuan's characteristics will be unveiled in Chengdu in June. Differently themed bus will be put into services, including the "Gourmet Bus" with hot pots and beautiful scenery along the route, the "Bus of Jinjiang Night Tour" with the theme of Tianfu Greenway and buses providing various high-tech experience, for example AI. Don't miss any of them!


  Many international cities have unique sightseeing buses, such as the double-decker open-air sightseeing bus in Hong Kong, the Golden City sightseeing bus in Jeju Island, South Korea, and the red double-decker sightseeing bus in London, which are all highly favored by tourists. They can take these buses to the city's prime areas and famous attractions, get a closer look at the city's characteristics, and gain a deeper understanding of the city's unique style.


  At present, Chengdu opened two sightseeing buses routes: "Panda Route" and "Culture Expo Sightseeing Route". They connect main attractions and cultural landmarks in the city. The "Spring Flower Tour" sightseeing bus from Chengdu to Qianwei, Leshan will be officially opened this week as well! You can take a tour bus and appreciate the beautiful scenery of the city!


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Route I: "Panda Route"

  It starts from Chunxi road and ends at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. So, on weekends you can take children to watch cute pandas and also take pictures at the Sino Ocean Taikoo-Li blocks, where traditional culture meets with modern technology.

Stops: Chunxi Road, Kuanzhai Alley, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.


Covered attractions: Chunxi Road, Sino Ocean Taikoo-Li, Kuanzhai Alley, Panda Base.

Operating time: 8:30 a.m.-16:00 p.m. The average interval is 20 minutes.

Ticket: 19.8 yuan per ticket. You can purchase tickets through Chengdu Tourism General Entrance WeChat platform in advance or at the bus station.


Route II: "Culturale Expo Sightseeing Route I"

  Following this culture expo route, visitors can explore the Jinsha civilization of the ancient Shu State three thousand years ago, appreciate ancient poetry, and get an insight of Chengdu's representative culture.


Stops: East gate of Jinsha Site, Du Fu Thatched Cottage, south gate of Jinsha.

Covered attractions: Jinsha Site, Du Fu Thatched Cottage, Kuanzhai Alley.

Operating time: 14:00 p.m.- 22:00 p.m. The average interval is 20 minutes.

Ticket: 12 yuan per ticket. You can purchase tickets through Chengdu Tourism General Entrance WeChat platform in advance or at the bus station.


Route III: "Culture Expo Sightseeing Route II"

  Tourists can visit the historic Wu Hou Shrine to experience the national traditions passed down from the Three Kingdoms culture in the long history of Chinese civilization and the spirit of loyalty, wisdom and bravery.


Stops: Wu Hou Shrine, Kuanzhai Alley.

Covered attractions: Wu Hou Shrine and Kuanzhai Alley.

Operating time: 8:30 a.m.-18:00 p.m. The average interval is 15 minutes.

Ticket: 12 yuan per ticket. You can purchase tickets through Chengdu Tourism General Entrance WeChat platform in advance or at the bus station.


Route IV: "Spring Flower Route"

  March is the best time to appreciate flowers in Qianwei County. The famous Jiayang small train, a narrow-rail steam train, passes through the golden flower sea would definitely give tourists a full appreciation of spring.

Stops: Start from Yongfeng Overpass at Chengdu Second Ring Road to Qianwei County, Leshan. Upon arrival at the scenic spot, tourists need to transfer to the Jiayang train to experience the flower sea at the old industrial area.


Covered attraction: Qianwei Jiayang National Mine Park.

Operating time: 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ticket: 268 yuan per ticket, including bus fare, lunch, small train ticket, insurance, etc. You can purchase tickets through Chengdu Tourism General Entrance WeChat platform in advance or at the bus station.


  Let's travel by bus!


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