Private Tour: Best Of Chongqing Including Chongqing Museum

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Departs from your Chongqing hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

On this private tour of Chongqing, youll see the citys top attractions with an expert local guide. On your choice of a half-day or full-day tour, you may enjoy views of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers at Eling Park, learn some Chinese culture and history at two museums, visit an ancient Buddhist temple, enjoy a Chinese lunch, and see pandas at the Chongqing Zoo.

Highlights

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Great overview and orientation of the city

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Led by a local guide

Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Lunch included

Know More about this tour

Youll be picked up from your Chongqing hotel and taken by private air-conditioned vehicle on a tour to the citys top attractions. Your expert local guide will explain how Chongqing, a major port, is called Mountain City, as it lies at the intersection of the Yangtze River and Jialing River.

Morning Half-Day Tour:
Get a great view of both these rivers at Eling Park, which was built as a private garden in 1909 and is located on Eling Mountain. Discover how this mountain attained its former name of Goose Nape Hill its narrow shape resembles the nape of a gooses neck.

Next, head to the top of Pipashan (Pipa Mountain) for a tour of the Chongqing Museum, featuring more than 40 exhibit halls displaying 100,000 relics spanning more than 3,000 years of history. With your guide, browse interesting cultural and artistic antiques including bronze wares, pottery, paintings, porcelain and sculptures. You'll then return to your hotel in the afternoon.

Afternoon Half-Day Tour:
After hotel pickup, head straight to the General Joseph W Stilwell museum, founded in memory of the American general who contributed a great deal, politically and militarily, to the Chinese people. This three-story museum is actually Stilwell's former residence and headquarters, and in the courtyard, youll see an engraving of a speech by American president Franklin D Roosevelt.

Your next stop is Arhat Temple, whose location is a bit of a surprise; wedged tightly between skyscrapers and apartment blocks, this 1,000-year-old Buddhist temple and monastery is a place of worship and home to 18 monks. As you approach the entrance, youll notice hundreds of terracotta sculptures. Step inside with your guide and walk around for a glimpse into this region's religious culture.

Finally, get a taste of Chinese wildlife on a visit to the Chongqing zoo, where youll see adorable pandas! Youll be taken back to your hotel in the evening.

Full-Day Tour:
Choose the full-day tour and enjoy all of these activities, including a lunch of traditional Chinese specialties before continuing your tour to the General Joseph W Stilwell museum. Hotel drop-off is included in the evening.

Inclusions

Expert guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transport by air-conditioned vehicle

Fuel surcharge

Lunch (full-day tour only)

Entry/Admission - Stilwell Museum/Former Residence of General Stilwell (Shidiwei Jiangjun Jiuju)

Entry/Admission - Three Gorges Museum

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking