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2 Days Chongqing & Dazu Rock Carvings Tour
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2 Days Chongqing & Dazu Rock Carvings Tour

Chongqing / Dazu / Chongqing

  • 1 Day Chongqing City Essence Tour
Tour Code:
YRC-CQ-02
Departure:
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Service:
Private tour guide & driver + Private car/van
Trip overview:
Spend two days for visiting the ancient old street Ciqikou, getting close to Pandas in Chongqing Zoo and wandering freely among the stilted buildings in Hongya Cave, learning about Chongqing culture and Yangtze River history in Three Gorges Museum and visiting the world's heritage Dazu Rock Carving. The 2-day trip offers great experience for most travelers before or after the Yangtze cruise.
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1. This price is based on a group (2 to 5 travelers) accommodated in 3-star hotel in lower seasons.

2. This price is subject to change according your group members and traveling time. Usually more travelers, lower the price; higher price in high seasons, lower in low seasons.

3. This price is valid until February 28th, 2016.

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Highlights

Visit:
Three Gorges Museum
Ciqikou Old Town
Chongqing Zoo
 
Dazu Rock Carvings
Hongya Cave
Experience:
Visit the world's cultural heritage "Dazu Rock Carvings";
Have close contact with the lolvey Giant Pandas in Chongqing Zoo;
Explore the Mountain City leisurely to absorb some history and culture.

Sampling Itinerary Day by Day

Day 1 Chongqing (L)

The only stop of today is a visit to the magnificent Dazu Rock Carvings, located 80 kilometers west of Chongqing City. In 1999, China declared a World Heritage only approved, which is the world’s cultural heritage “Dazu Rock Carvings”. This is our heritage like stone carves in the Mogao Caves in 1987 after the second selected. Dazu steep cliff on the preservation of a unique series of rock carvings, the time spans from the 9th century to the 13th century. The rock carvings are high authentic, have high aesthetic qualities and rich diversity of subject matter, and show the coming together of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism. Visit rock carvings on the North Hill and Baoding Hill.

In the late afternoon, drive back to your hotel in Chongqing.

Dazu Rock Carvings

Day 2 Chongqing (B, L)

After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. First drive to Chongqing Zoo which has more than 240 species of animals and over 4,200 in total. In the Panda House, you can have a memorable time and close contact with the lovely giant pandas and red pandas. Besides, you can see the rare South China tiger and white tiger, the Asian elephant and more animals.

Next will be an interesting visit to the thousand-year-old Ciqikou Ancient Town, a famous business harbor in ancient time. Reputed as “Little Chongqing”, Ciqikou is a heaven-like place where you can leisurely wander along the bustling old streets with Ming and Qing architectures standing by, visit the featured shops, taste delicate local snacks, or enjoy a cup of at the old teahouse.

Later drive about 13km from Ciqikou to Three Gorges Museum which sits opposite to People’s Assembly Hall. Entering into this large and modern museum, you’ll have a deep understanding about the geography of Yangtze River, the changes of Three Gorges and the world-famous project Three Gorges Dam; know the history of ancient Ba and Yu, as well as learn about every aspect of Chongqing City in 20th century.

Before the night falls, head to Hongya Cave to end your today’s Chongqing tour. You’ll find yourselves in a world of stilted buildings with old streets lined with featured souvenir stores, elaborate specialty shops and spectacular collection of restaurants ranging from western food to Japanese cuisine to various Chinese favorites. If time permits, enjoy the stunning night view of Hongya Cave at sunset.

After the tour, you’ll be transferred to the airport, train station or cruise port for your departure flight, train or Yangtze River cruise.

Note: All attractions can be customized according to your arrival and departure arrangements. Please feel free to contact us at any time.

Three Gorges MuseumCiqikou Old Town Beautiful Night View of Hongya Cave Chongqing Zoo

Recommended Add-on Options

+ 2 more days to visit the largest metropolis in China - Shanghai

Experience the past, present and future of China all at once!

The Huangpu River splits Shanghai into two districts: Pudong and Puxi. The Pudong skyline with stunning tall buildings like Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center and Oriental Pearl TV Tower gives you a flourishing scene of modern Shanghai. On the Puxi side, walk along the Bund to get a taste of old Shanghai. What a huge contrast!

Tall Buildings in Pudong New District

+ 4~5 more days to cruise on the magnificent Yangtze River

Taking a relaxing cruise sailing on the Yangtze River is a popular way to get a short break during your China tour. You’ll not only enjoy many colorful cultural activities and entertainment programs onboard, but also enjoy three to four shore excursions to deeply know the authentic life along Three Gorges and witness the world-famous Three Gorges Dam.

You can take: 1) 4 Days & 3 Night Downstream Cruise from Chongqing to Yichang; 2) 5 Days & 4 Nights Upstream Cruise from Yichang to Chongqing.

Magnificent Qutang Gorge

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