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 Gambia

Enjoy a high quality service when you book your flights from Gambia with Etihad Airways. Make your trip a memorable one from the time you make your reservation until you arrive.

Major Airports in Gambia

Those wishing to take international flights from Gambia can do so from Banjul International Airport (BJL). This is the only international airport in Gambia and it is commonly referred to as Yundum International. In spite of it being a single terminal airport, Banjul Airport has a number of amenities available to travellers including a restaurant and a tourist help desk. There are also snack bars providing food and drink while you wait. Souvenir shops and duty free stores offer a resource for purchasing gifts.

Airport Transportation in Gambia

The airport is 24km Southwest of Banjul and can be reached by taxis, shuttles, and buses. A taxi to Banjul International Airport is available from various cities at a fixed price and can be booked in advance online. Another option is to take a mini-bus to Banjul International Airport as these vehicles charge their fares from one town to the next. There is no train to Banjul International Airport and the availability of private car hires is limited.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Lagos

Book your flights to Lagos with Etihad Airways and become entranced with the sights and sounds of Africa’s second fastest growing city.

Plan Your Lagos Holiday

Lagos is one of the largest cities in all of Africa and the Port of Lagos is one of the busiest in Africa as well. This is a city that is quickly becoming a sought after vacation destination with its modern infrastructure and plethora of ocean beaches along the Atlantic. Not far from the 5 star hotels that line the beaches are several entertaining and informative tourist attractions like the Nigerian National Museum and Iga Indungaran.

Like most West African countries, Nigeria experiences a dry summer season, shouldered by very wet seasons, it’s the winter dry season when the weather is at its most pleasant. The peak tourist season to travel to Lagos is between December and March, and it is best to buy your tickets to Lagos early if coming at this time of year. Cheap hotels in Lagos are easy to find from April to July, when the weather is warm, but the rain is heavy. Flight deals to Lagos can be found year round with our Deals section.

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