Best Time to Visit Chengdu

 

Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province in China, is well-known as the hometown of Giant Panda. With the reputation of "land of abundance" from ancient China, Chengdu attracts amounts of tourists to visit, for both its splendid culture and magnificent sceneries. Chengdu is also a city perfectly combine leisure, tranquility, and prosperity together. When is the best time to travel to Chengdu? When is the best time suitable for you to appreciate and enjoy Chengdu?
 

Travel to Chengdu in Spring

Spring in Chengdu (from early March to early May) is a season awake from the really cold days. Flowers are blossoming, birds are twittering, and the plants are turning green again. Spring is commonly one of the best seasons for traveling. The temperature ranges from 15-25℃. (Attention: please avoid golden week of 'May 1 Labor Day Week' when it is the peak period of tourism. Accommodation reservations and transportation are also tight, and prices will rise more than usual. )

- Spring is a perfect time to appreciate flower blossom (especially peach blossom).

- Go to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to have a closer contact with the cute Giant Panda.

 

Travel to Chengdu in Summer

Summer in Chengdu (from June to August) is the hottest time in Chengdu. Early summer and late summer are suitable for you if you can't stand hot weather. Summer in Chengdu is really hot, humid, and rainy.  Rainfall peaks in July and August. The weather is sultry with lower temperature in early morning and evening, but hot during daytime. The average daytime temperature ranges from 30-35℃.

- To escape the summer heat, you can visit Qingcheng Mountain, Jiulong Gou, Jiufeng Mountain, Tiantai Mountain and Longchi Forest Park where are cool.

 

Travel to Chengdu in Autumn

Autumn in Chengdu (from September to November) is cool, foggy, and sometimes rainy. Autumn is another best time to visit Chengdu that you should not miss. The temperature is changeable and ranges from 12-28℃. It gradually becomes cold from September to November. (Attention: please avoid golden week of 'October 1 National Day Week'(China Ntional Holiday) when it is the peak period of tourism. Accommodation reservations and transportation are also tight, and prices will rise more than usual. )

- Jiuzhaigou Valley is like a colorful heaven in Autumn. You must come here!

 

Travel to Chengdu in Winter

Winter in Chengdu (from December to February) is extremely cold. Continuous foggy days negatively affect the local traffic. The temperature is approximately 5℃. You can save some money if you travel to Chengdu in Winter. Remember to keep warm.

- Jiuzhaigou is a good place to enjoy the snow scenery.

- If you are interested in snow mountain, you can have a visit to Xiling Snow Mountain. The view is stunning.

 

 

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