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 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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Etihad Office in China

Chengdu, China
Level 18
The Office Tower Shangri-La Centre
9 Binjiang Road (East), 610021
+86 28 66065172/66065173
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