3 Days Highlights of Chongqing

Chongqing, a charming tourist city known for its mountains, mist, hot summer, hotpot and hot ladies, always delights visitors from around the world. Here, there are over 50,000 stone statues and inscriptions scattered in 74 grottoes, all of which were made at the end of the Tang Dynasty and at the beginning of the Song Dynasty. Their theme embraces Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism at the core, and among them. The most famous are the ones housed in the northern cliff and Baoding Peak. These two Buddhist statues are also revered as shining examples of the art of grottoes in China. The grottoes here are thought to rival those in Dunhuang, Yungang, Longmen and Maijishan, which are known as the four most renowned grottoes in China.

Trip Highlights

  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Taste the numbing hot hot pot
  • Ancient Buddhist statues and temples visit

Customizable Tour Itinerary

When you land in Chongqing, you will find your smiling tour guide waiting for you at the arrival hall. Together you will take the private, air-conditioned vehicle back to your hotel.

  • Hotels: Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Chongqing, InterContinental Chongqing, Hyatt Regency Chongqing Hotel
Yangtze River CruiseYangtze River Cruise

Today’s highlight is Dazu Grottoes. You will take a 2 hour ride to Dazu Grottoes Scenic Area. There are thousands of Buddhist sculptures in Dazu Grottoes. They were carved in the Tang and Song dynasties, representing the essence of Chinese rock carvings. A late lunch is arranged in a local restaurant in Dazu County. When night falls, you will experience the air corridor over the Yangtze River. The Yangtze River Cableway is the first air corridor over the River. It takes 4 minutes for running pass the 1166 meters cableway.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
Chongqing hot potChongqing hot pot

Today is packed sites such as the Chongqing Zoo, Ciqikou Ancient Town and Three Gorges Museum. Chongqing Zoo offers you an opportunity to see giant pandas without visiting their hometown of Chengdu. Get to the Zoo early in the morning to see pandas eat their breakfast. Then head for Ciqikou to see how Chongqing used to be back in the day. Lunch is arranged in a fine local restaurant and in the afternoon, you will visit the Three Gorges Museum, here you will learn about the history of Chongqing and the Three Gorges area. At the end of the day you will be escorted to the airport or cruise pier for another wonderful travelling experience.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,
Ciqikou Ancient TownCiqikou Ancient Town

Price Includes

  • In-country transportationas noted in the itinerary.
  • Admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
  • Luxury or boutique hotels centrally located.
  • Meals in local restaurants as noted in the itinerary with complimentary drinking water.
  • Your own English-speaking guide service.
  • Your own chauffeur and vehicle service.

Price Excludes

  • International transportation.
  • Chinese tourist visa. (which enquired for most foreign passport holders)
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Meals, snacks, alcohol, etc. apart from those included in the itinerary.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Sights, excursions and activities not included in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities to guide and driver.


This tour is tailor-made and we can tailor to meet your reqeusts. Your personal travel consultant will contact you within 24 working hours!


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