Arriving in Chengdu

Set amid forests and bodies of water, Chengdu is a miracle of historical preservation mixed with progressive planning. Book your flights to Chengdu with Etihad Airways and get ready to embark on an adventure into Chinese culture and excitement that few other cities in China can match.

Plan Your Chengdu Visit

There are countless reasons to travel to Chengdu. Marvel at the Leshan Giant Buddha, the world’s largest Buddha statue, cut directly into a wall of red rock. Wander through the Huanglong Scenic Area considered by some to be "A Fairyland on Earth.” Get lost in Chengdu history in one of its many ancient towns. Indulge in a Chinese feast provided by one of Chengdu’s renowned restaurants. Be enthralled at a Sichuanese opera performance.

The peak season in Chengdu runs from March through May. We recommend you reserve your tickets to Chengdu several months in advance if you wish to travel during this busy part of the year. To find cheap hotels in Chengdu, consider travelling in the off-season (December through February) when weather conditions are not as sunny but crowds much smaller. Make sure to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Chengdu throughout the year.

Flying from Zimbabwe

Book your flights from Zimbabwe with Etihad Airways and prepare to explore any of the hundreds of international destinations that this world class airline flies to.

Major Airports in Zimbabwe

Harare International Airport (HRE) is the largest airport in Zimbabwe. It is located 15 kilometres south of Harare city centre. The Terminal features Wi-Fi, banking facilities, and a post office. It also provides medical services and has a pharmacy. There are several small shops and cafes within the airport as well as a duty free store. The airport also has visitor information services as well as taxi stands for travel to surrounding areas. You can exchange money at the airport.

Airport Transportation in Zimbabwe

The transportation infrastructure in Zimbabwe is in a constant state of flux. Currently there is not public bus to Harare International Airport, but you should check with the main bus station in Harare before your trip just in case. There is also currently no train to Harare International Airport. The most popular and convenient way to arrive at the airport from Harare is to take a taxi to Harare International Airport. They are available throughout the city and the trip takes 30 minutes.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Durban

Book your flights to Durban with Etihad Airways. Once the ruling tourism destination in South Africa, the city is experiencing a renaissance and once again becoming the destination of choice for thousands of visitors every year.

Plan Your Durban Holiday

Miles and miles of beautiful beaches, world class tourist attractions, majestic natural wonders all combine to make Durban a solid vacation choice. The city boasts one of the largest aquariums in the world at uShanka Sea World and has a plethora of interactive activities for the thrill seeking traveller. Walk on the bottom of the ocean floor in one exhibit while another lets you stand in the middle of dozens of circling sharks. A fantastic botanical garden in existence since 1894 lets you see some of the rarest flowers in the world, some dating back to prehistoric times.

The weather in the summer here can be quite humid and the best time of year to visit is in the spring between April and July, book your tickets to Durban early as it gets fairly crowded. Cheap hotels in Durban can be found during the winter months as the crowds grow smaller. Flight deals to Durban are available with Etihad’s Deals section.

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