Kangding – Travel Information
Kangding, a renowned the world’s historical and cultural city, it is the famous for Mt. PaoMa and “Kangding Love Song” that is well known all over China.
Kangding city has a long history and splendid culture, it is also known as the key location of ancient Tibet tea trading center where Tibetan merchants do the good exchange and then transport tea from Sichuan to other Tibetan areas, so the road is well known as Tea-horse road, because during that time horse is the only way of transportation. The city covers an area of 11 thousand and 600 square kilometers, is mainly of Tibetan, Hui and Han, Yi, Qiang and other multi-ethnic city.
Kangding is about 370km from Chengdu, 180km from Yaan, the drive from Chengdu to Kangding would take around 8 hours and you can get the public bus from the Xinanmen bus station in Chengdu.
The Kangding airport is only 40km from Kangding and flights available from Chengdu which takes only 45 minutes