Plan to leave early so you can be at the Panda Breeding Research center when it opens. Best to organize a taxi through your hotel.
This is a very popular site that gets crowded. Try and visit outside of weekends and public holidays.
Plan for an early start to avoid the crowds.
Avoid high summer, which is very hot and humid.
Experience the best Chengdu attractions for kids in this single day itinerary. See the iconic pandas at The Chengdu Panda Base. Take a stroll through the chic Taikoo Li shopping area and test your taste buds with spicy Sichuan food. Lastly, head over to Qinglian Upper Street (Qinglianshang lu) and roam through quiet residential streets until you find a hip and trendy neighborhood that will provide plenty of people-watching opportunities. Many come to Chengdu to experience a panda tour, yet it is more than panda holding in Chengdu. This city successfully fuses old and new, traditional and contemporary, local and foreign. So do as the locals, slow down and savor every moment.