Chengdu the capital of the Sichuan Province has a rich traditional and cultural history stemming back over 3,000 years. Immerse yourself in the traditional areas with tree-lined streets, lively alleyways and markets, charming wooden houses and bustling temples. Try the wonderfully spicy Sichuan cuisine, traditional Sichuan Hotpot with plenty of chilli heat, Mapo Tofu, noodles and dumplings. Wander down streets of teahouses with the clacking of mahjong tiles, explore the mountain regions and forest parks and enjoy a rare opportunity to visit the Chengdu Giant Panda Research Base to see these gentle creatures in their natural habitat now the symbol of the World Wide Fund for Nature.

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