Chongqing is the only municipality directly under the central government in Southwest China. It is a famous historical and cultural city of China. Mainly Han nationality, and the minority nationalities are Tujia and Miao. It is rich in tourism resources, including the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, Dazu stone carvings, World natural heritage Wulong karst and Nanchuan Jinfoshan Mountain. Chongqing has natural scenery such as mountains, water, forest, spring, waterfall, gorge, cave and so on. There are more than 300 natural and cultural scenic spots in Chongqing.
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Top Chongqing Tours
|Half Day Chongqing Private Tour|
|Highlight:This trip offered by Chengduprivatetour travel agency, is specially for all tourists who stay in Chongqing for only a short time. Visit two of the highlight attractions: Stillwell museum and Ciqikou Old Town in half day.|
|1 Day Chongqing Highlight Tour with Three Gorges Museum|
|Highlights:Chongqing is a charming tourist city. As the first stop in the Yangtze River Basin, Chongqing has a long history.Commercial Logistics Center This one day Chongqing highlight tour will bring you to visit the must-see attractions in or around Chongqing, such as Three Gorges Museum, Stillwell Museum, Chongqing Zoo, Ciqikou Old Town. If time permits, you can also try local delicacies.|
|3 Days Chongqing Essence Highlight Tour|
|Highlights:This 3 Days Chongqing Essence Highlight Tour include all the Highlight attractions in or around Chongqing. Took three days to know about this fascinating city with our Chongqing private tour guide with best service.|
|One Day Chongqing Private Tour to Dazu Grottoes|
|Highlight: The carvings were listed as a World Heritage Site in 1999, made up of 75 protected sites containing some 50,000 statues, with over 100,000 Chinese characters forming inscriptions and epigraphs. This One day Chongqing private tour is special offered by Chongqing private tour, will bring you to explore this world-shaking Dazu Stone Carving Site.|
|4 Days Yangtze River Cruise Tour from Chongqing|
|Highlights:Now that you have arrived in Chongqing, you should not miss the opportunity of cruising in the Yangtze River. This 4 Days Cruise tour will start from Chongqing to Yichang, your knowledgeable tour guide will accompany you through this four-day tour with our best service.|
What to See in Chongqing
|Ciqikou Old Town||Stillwell Museum|
|Chongqing Three Gorges Museum||Chongqing Zoo|
Frenquetly Asked Questions on Planing Chongqing & Yangtze River Cruise Tours
1. When is the best time to visit Chongqing?
Chongqing, together with Nanjing and Wuhan, are the “Three Furnace Cities” in China. It is hot and humid in summer. While taking a relaxing cruise on the cool Yangtze River is the best way to escape the hot summer.
It is also called the “Fog City”, from October to April, it is always foggy. So, the best time to visit this Mountain City is spring and autumn. Choose your best time and come.
2. I have a few days in Chongqing, where can I visit?
Chongqing is a big city and often overlooked as a tourist destination. There are some interesting places to see within Chongqing itself. The highlights of Chongqing include Ciqikou Ancient Town, Eling Park, and Three Gorges Museum etc. Outside the urban area, you will find many other places worth visiting. They are mostly featured historical sites or parks of natural landscapes and landforms like Dazu Rock Carvings, Wulong Karst Landscape etc. As for the day trips, please check our top Chongqing tours.
3. Public transport tips, like how to transfer from Jiangbei Airport/Chongqing North Railway Station to Chaotianmen Port?
Taking a taxi or hiring a car is the best way to get around Chongqing. It will make sure you won’t get lost in this Mountain City with many hills, valleys and two major rivers. While the bus system, metro and monorail are advised as the best forms of transportation and are very cheap and efficient.
4. What kind of local food can I try in Chongqing?
In this “Hot” city, don’t miss HOT POT. Chongqing people can really stand a real hot pot, so if you want authenticity, get it while you are in Chongqing. While many great restaurants abound in the city, memorable dining is best along Nanbin Lu with incredible night views back across the Yangtze River with the city skyline lit up. >> Read more Chongqing Food & Restaurants
5. What and where to shop in Chongqing?
With the large scale and abundant resources, Chongqing famed for various local products and handicrafts. Shu (Sichuan) Embroidery, Three Gorges Ink Stone, beef jerky and tea are best gifts for friends and relatives.
6. What are the Yangtze River cruises from Chongqing?
From Chongqing, there are usually three cruise lines, Chongqing to Yichang cruise line, Chongqing to Wuhan cruise line, and Chongqing to Shanghai cruise line. The most popular cruise line is 4 days and 3 nights downstream cruise from Chongqing to Yichang. To know more details about Chongqing River cruises, you could read 2018 Yangtze River cruise from Chongqing.
7. What are the recommended cruise companies for my Yangtze Cruise?
The top cruise companies are Victoria Cruises, Century Cruises, President Cruises, Yangtze Explorer, Yangtze Gold Cruises, and Changjiang Cruises.
8. What are the most recommended Yangtze cruise ships for my cruise tour?
In 2018, some luxury Yangtze cruises offer great deals. They are Victoria Jenna, Victoria Anna, Century Paragon, Century Legend, Century Sun, Century Sky, President No.7 and President No.8 etc.
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