Our most recommended things to do in Chongqing

Chongqing: Wulong Private Day Exploration Tour

1. Chongqing: Wulong Private Day Exploration Tour

At around 08:00, your excellent tour guide will pick you up at your downtown Chongqing hotel for a 3-hour comfortable private vehicle drive to Wulong County. After a hearty lunch at a local restaurant, your splendid Chongqing Wulong karst tour begins with the Three Natural Bridges, the essential scenic feature of this world heritage area. Exquisitely sculptured by the hands of god, the three giant stone arch bridges are real wonders that can't be seen anywhere else in the world. Inside the tranquil scenic area, you can embrace the rugged beauty of the mountain bridges and gorges by meandering along the narrow path on the valley's bottom. During the 2 - 2.5 hours visit, you will also stop by an ancient staging post near Qinglong Bridge, which was constructed during the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) for handling official business and receiving guests. The wooden-structured courtyards are still well preserved with more than 20 rooms remaining. After some free time to wander around, your Wulong trip from Chongqing concludes. You will be transferred back to your hotel. Upon arrival at around 18:30.

From Chongqing: Full-Day Private Tour Dazu Rock Carvings

2. From Chongqing: Full-Day Private Tour Dazu Rock Carvings

Today, you will go to Dazu County for a whole day of sightseeing (your guide will meet you at 08:30 in your hotel lobby). This is the birthplace of the amazing Dazu rock carvings, which were created from the late Tang dynasty (618~907) to the early Song dynasty (960~1127). With the theme of Buddhism, the Dazu cliffside carvings are distributed in Beishan, Baodingshan, Nanshan, Shimenshan and Shizhuanshan. You will spend the day visiting the Baodingshan carvings located about 527 meters above sea level. It consists mainly of the Dafowan rock carvings area and the Xiaofowan rock carvings area. There are about 10,000 statues of Buddha carved on the 500 meter cliff in the U-shaped Dafowan. It is said to be a long narrative mural with plenty of commentary but no repeated content. When the tour ends, you will drive you back to your Chongqing hotel.

4D3N Yangtze River Cruise: Chongqing to Yichang

3. 4D3N Yangtze River Cruise: Chongqing to Yichang

Century Cruises, the beautifully furnished cabins and suites of the 5 star boat boast imported marble bathrooms, authentic Shanghainese cotton bedspreads and pillowcases, and private balconies for viewing the scenery of the gorges. With sky blue lighting glowing from the periphery of high ceilings, private balconies, and elegant decor throughout the ship's interior, passengers sail in comfort as they experience the scenery, natural history, and culture of the Yangtze. All Century cruises feature professional, multilingual, Western cruise directors and well-trained local staff. The ship's facilities include a conference hall, a meeting room, a gym, a sauna, a library, a sundeck, a smoking room, a clinic, a beauty salon, Chinese and Western dining rooms, a business center with internet, fax and copy printing, a shop, elevators, and Karaoke. Itinerary: Day 1 We pick you up at Chongqing airport or railway station then board the ship from 18:30 to 21:00 and departs Chongqing at 21:30 & Captain Welcome Dinner. (Dinner) Day 2 Learning traditional Chinese Taiji boxing. Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City. You has the option of visiting Feng Yan San Guo Show (Three Kingdoms Open Air Show, 290 cny/pp). (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) Day 3 Learning traditional Chinese Taiji boxing & optional excursion--the White Emperor City, known as the “City of Poems”(290cny/pp, 08:00-10:30) . Sailing through the Qutang Gorge. Shore excursion to Shore Excursion at Shennv Stream(14:00-16:30). Sailing through Xiling Gorge. Farewell Buffet. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) Day 4 Shore excursion to The Three Gorges Dam Site & optional tour to the Ship Lift:290cny/pp. Arrive in Yichang at 13:30 then the driver pick you up to Yichang airport. (Breakfast)

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