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|Month||2 pax||3~5 pax||6~9 pax||SSP|
|MAR. 2017-JAN. 2018||305 USD||239 USD||197 USD||36 USD|
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Trumpeted as being one of the world's most thriving metropolitan areas in the world, Chongqing ranks as one of China's most thriving cities.
It oozes for miles along the famous Yangzi River, a clear sign of a city booming in development.
With the same token, the new sprawl has eclipsed its once great remains.
Chongqing's former riches can be traced all the way back to the Ba kingdom, and, the city itself was once the true capital of China during WWII.
Today, there are over 30 million people in its township and the Chongqing city itself has 13 million inhabitants. It is the people of Chongqing that give it a certain je ne sais quoi.
The city pulse is nothing quite anything else you've experienced and the people are among the most inviting in China.
As per the Dazu Carvings, they are near the steep hillsides close to Chongqing in Dazu County. They show an unbelievable series of five rock clusters and carvings dating back from the 9th to 13th centuries.
The collection features the rock carvings in Beishan, Baodingshan, Nanshan, Shimenshan, and Shizhuanshan, all which exemplify superlative artistic achievement while demonstrating the most exquisite skills.
Accommodation: 88 Erling Park Hotel or similar
Welcome to day 1 of your Chongqing tour, it starts off by easing you in right when you arrive in Chongqing. Here is where you will be picked up at the airport, railway station or pier (whichever route you take) by our Chongqing tour guide.
You will firstly travel to the Three Gorges Museum to get information about the Three Gorges Dam project.
After that, your private tour guide will take you to an interesting local hotspot the Yangtze River cable car.
The cable car takes people from one side of the Yangtze River to the other side in 4 minutes and it is a popular transportation means for local people.
Then you will check out Ciqikou Ancient Town.
It was built in Song Dynasty, its name Ciqikou came from porcelain production in the Ming and Qing Dynasties.
It was an important and busy port then. Now Ciqikou's steep and narrow pedestrian streets sell porcelain and all kinds of handicrafts and gifts.
It is a place where people can get a glimpse of the old Chongqing.
From here we spend some time exploring Chongqing’s most bustling pedestrian street: Jiefangbei.
Jiefangbei is located in the heart of downtown Chongqing, Jiefangbei CBD. It is also known as Jiefangbei Pedestrian Street or Jiefangbei Square, and it's the busiest and most vibrant business district in West China. It's the hotspot filled with a lot of stores and restaurants.
After Jiefangbei, your Chongqing tour guide will be drop you off at your hotel and stay overnight in Chongqing.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Welcome to day 2 of your Chongqing tour, we start off the day by heading over to Dazu where you will explore the impressive Dazu Buddhist rock carvings.
These rock carvings date back to as early as the 7th century BC.
It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, containing approximately 50 000 statues.
Some are inside cave shrines and many are rock sculptures carved on rock faces.
After the tour, you will be dropped off at the airport, railway station or pier, ending your unforgettable 2-day Chongqing tour.
Ancient Town, Historic, World Heritage Site
Attractions: Ciqikou Old Town, Dazu Rock Carvings, Gulangyu Island, Three Gorges Museum, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon
Cities visited: Chongqing
Provinces visited: Chongqing
Ideal seasons: Winter, Summer, Spring, Autumn
Ideal audiences: Seniors, Singles, Couples, Dating, Family
Type of transportation: Bus