Sichuan province in southwest China is often referred to as the 'Heavenly Kingdom' (天府之国 - Tiānfǔzhīguó) by Chinese people. This province is one of the most well known in China, for a number of reasons: China's giat pandas are indiginous to the Sichuan mountains; the region's spicy Sichuan cuisine; and vibrant local Tibetan populations. Famous natural wonders such as breath-taking Jiuzhaigou Valley, ancient sites like the Dujiangyan Irrigation Project. The entire province is bisected by the Yangtze River, creating magnificent vistas and panoramas of lush green spaces to explore. No trip to China is complete without a visit to Sichuan..