When you hear the word "Chengdu", the first thought should be adorable giant panda and delicious hot pot. The city has a long history with bronze culture and the Southern Silk Road. Here, you can experience the history of Three Kingdoms, Su civilization, play with cute giant panda, savoring spicy and pungent Sichuan cuisine and watch the wonderful Sichuan opera face show. Besides, there are so many world-class natural heritage around are well worth a stop before traveling to Tibet. It will be a sweet and wonderful memory in your whole life.
What's more, Chengdu is considered as the most important and nearest gate of Tibet. If you choose travel to Tibet by plane from Chengdu, it's so flexible and many flights to option. Every day from Chengdu airport, there are around 10 flights to Lhasa, 2 flights to Nyingtri and 3 flights to Ali. Also, you can take about 2 days of train from Chengdu to Lhasa by crossing Tanggula Mountains with beautiful sceneries along the way.