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Introducing Chengdu, China

Explore the beauty of South-West China from this culturally enriching location. Adopt a slower pace in this 2,000 year old city. Enjoy drinking tea in the late afternoon sun, indulge in scrumptious Sichuan cuisine, take in the rich cultural delights of the Sichuan Opera and discover your softer side in the home of the giant panda.

Fly to Chengdu with Qatar Airways 3 times a week, commencing 3rd September 2013. Award-winning hospitality and a 5-star experience await you onboard.


Did you know?

  • The current population of Chengdu is 14.5 million
  • Chengdu is also referred to as The City of Hibiscus 
  • Chengdu Panda Base was founded in 1987. It started with 6 giant pandas that were rescued from the wild. There were 7 panda births in 2012.
  • Chengdu enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate characterised by an early spring, hot summer, cool autumn and warm winter. The average annual temperature for the year is 16 degrees Celsius.
  • The spicy, oily hotpot is a very popular dish in Chengdu.
  • Dufu’s Thatched Cottage is a museum and memorial for Dufu (712-770 AD) located in Chengdu. He is one of China’s most famous poets, and he lived during the Tang Dynasty.
  • Chengdu has the distinction of being the first city in the world to produce paper money
  • Qatar Airways also fly to Chongqing 268 km/166 mi from Chengdu.

 

Public transport options between CKG and CTU: Estimated travelling time
High Speed Train 2hrs 15mins
Coaches 4hrs
Taxi 3.5hrs


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Currency: Renminbi (RMB)
Voltage: 220V, 50Hz
Plugs: A or I or G
Language: Mandarin
Timezone: GMT +8
International dialing code: + 86 28
Distance from Doha: 5,149
Flight Time from Doha: 6 hours, 55 minutes