Outdoor Activities in Chongqing

Outdoor activities in Chongqing are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Chongqing comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Chongqing and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Chongqing has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Chongqing.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Chongqing:

  1. #1 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 465 itineraries
    Ci Qi Kou

    Tags: Outdoors, River, Ancient Ruin, Nature

    Address: 14 km W of Chongqing, Chongqing 400030,China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Showing a reflection of what Chongqing must have looked like centuries ago is this ancient little town of Ci Qi Kou. The town got its name, literally translating to the porcelain village, due its sign...Read more

  2. #2 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 418 itineraries
    Hongya Cave

    Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Junction of Cangbai Road, Yangtze River and Jialing River, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400000,China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    During the Ming dynasty, 17 gates were built to protect Chongqing in which Hongya was one of the 8 closed ones used only for military matters. To the lower right of this Hongya gate is a cave which ha...Read more

  3. #3 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 452 itineraries
    Jiefangbei Square

    Tags: Outdoors, Market, Square, Street Market

    Address: Junction of Mingzu Road, Mingquan Road and Zourong Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing400000, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Also known as the Jiefangbei Shangye Buxingjie, the Jieangbei Square is the Central Business District of Chongqing surrounding the prominent and proud People’s Liberation Monument. The construct...Read more

  4. #4 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 193 itineraries
    Three Gorges Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Educational Site

    Address: No.236 Renmin Road, Yuzhong District,Chongqing 400015, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located right opposite the City Hall of Chongqing is this massive and impressive museum which holds history inside its modern realms. The Three Gorges Museum opened in 2005 and has been telling Chongq...Read more

  5. #5 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 229 itineraries
    Chongqing Zoo

    Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Park, Zoo, Educational Site

    Address: No.25 Xijiao Road, Jiulongpo District,Chongqing 400050, China

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    By the banks of the Yangtze River is this truly wonderful place full of lush greens, clear water and some of the rarest of rare animals. Built in 1953, and opened to public in 1955, the Chongqing Zoo ...Read more

  6. #6 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 471 itineraries
    Jiefang Monument

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Monument, Statue

    Address: No.177 Minzu Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400010, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    In the heart of the centre of the city, which is the Jiefangbei Square, stands the Chongqing People’s Liberation Monument also known as the Jiefang Monument. The 27 metre tall monument has stood...Read more

  7. #7 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 350 itineraries
    Chongqing Chaotianmen

    Tags: Outdoors, River, Educational Site, Boating

    Address: Interchange of Yangtze River and Jialing River, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400000, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Chongqing is the city where the two great rivers of China, namely the Yangtze and Jialing meet. Giving a splendid view of this intersection is the Chongqing Chaotianmen. While most of Chongqing has de...Read more

  8. #8 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 75 itineraries
    Ghost City Of Fengdu

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Address: Ming Moutain, North bank of Yangtze River, Chongqing408200, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Situated on the north bank of Yangtze River atop the Ming Mountain is this city that is dedicated to the concept of afterlife. Combining teachings of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism this mystical Fe...Read more

  9. #9 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 41 itineraries
    Wansheng Heishan Valley Tourism Area

    Tags: Outdoors, Tour, Entertainment, Valley

    Address: Jingxing Country, Wansheng District, Chongqing 400802, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    A fairyland away from the usual busy city is the Wansheng Heishan Valley with its two major sights – the Black Valley and the Longlin Stone Forest. With lovely streams and lush green mountains t...Read more

  10. #10 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 92 itineraries
    Jindao Canyon Scenic Area

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Canyon

    Address: Beibei District,Chongqing 400700, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Close to the Ciqikou porcelain town is this area of beauty and magnificence. The Jindao Canyons are grand and gorgeous with intriguing sights. The rock and water elements have come together at this pl...Read more

  11. #11 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 145 itineraries
    Nanshan Botanical Garden

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Park, Botanical Garden

    Address: No.101 Nanshan Park Road, Nan'an District,Chongqing 400000, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Located at the southern bank of the Yangtze River, the Nanshan Botanical Garden is a peaceful place with exquisite blossoms all around. Built in the Nanshan Park of 1959, the botanical garden came int...Read more

  12. #12 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 280 itineraries
    Zhazi Cave

    Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Address: Zhazi Cave, Gele Mountain, Shapingba District, Chongqing 400000, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Located at the foot of the Gele Mountains, the Zhazi Cave also known as the Zha Zi Dong, shares the history of the mountains during the period of the war for communism. The cave was originally a coalm...Read more

  13. #13 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 129 itineraries
    Gele Hill

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Adventure, Hill

    Address: Geleshan Town, Shapingba District, Chongqing

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Atop a mountain in Shapinga are the remains of a heart moving story of China. The Gele Hills are a historic site significant due to its role in the Second World War and rise of communism in China. Gel...Read more

  14. #14 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 16 itineraries
    Jinyun Mountain Natural Reserve

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Adventure, Nature

    Address: Jinyun Road, Beibei District, Chongqing402766, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Covering an area of 1300 hectares is the national natural reserve of Jinyun Mountain. Quiet, peaceful environment, green trees and the pleasant weather makes it one of the most beautiful places on ear...Read more

  15. #15 of 48 Outdoors Activities in Chongqing
    - Used in 233 itineraries
    People's Assembly Hall

    Tags: Entertainment, Architecture

    Address: No.173 Renming Road, Yuzhong District,Chongqing 400015, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Completed in 1954, the Chongqing People’s Assembly hall was built under the orders of Marshal He Long with the aim to accommodate domestic and overseas guest. Also known as the People’s Au...Read more