The international airport is 20 km from Chengdu. When you reach it you can take the bus number 303. This one operates between the airport and the city center, costing ¥10, and stops at the Air China airline office on Renmin Nanlu (2. Section) . If you want to take a taxi it cost arround ¥45. Chinese taxis don't use to chit the tourist.
You can choose walk but for long distances because is a big city you can choose the bus, taxis, rent a bicicle or get the train city. There are still some motorized bicycle-propelled pedicabs called san lun che which can take you moderate distances. Fix a price (¥4-10) in advance. The passengers ride behind the driver.
1. The best season to visit the Lugu Lake could be in spring or in summer. 2. The roads situations are not good around there, so it's necessary to get psychological preparation before your departure. 3. Get sufficient changes of money like 10, 20RMB which could be acquired there.
Every 25th of July in the traditional Chinese calendar is the most important festival of the Muosuo people just like the Spring Festival for us Han nation. This year (2010) the Zhuanshan Festival is on the day September, 3rd in the Gregorian calendar. (2011: August 24th. ) On this day the Mosuo people get themselves dressed in the colorful traditional Mosuo clothes and make interesting activities to celebrate like dancing, shooting arrows etc.