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Tour Overview

This 3-day Chongqing City Tour with Wulong Karst Geological Park is full of nature’s wonders and urban charm collide. In Chongqing, experience the allure of Hongya Cave and embrace the city’s mesmerizing nightscape along Jialing River. Discover the region’s history at Three Gorges Museum and explore the modernity of Chongqing Rail Transit.

Venture to Wulong Karst National Geological Park to witness the majestic Three Natural Bridges and Longshuixia Gap. Ascend Fairy Mountain for breathtaking views, and marvel at the ancient beauty of Furong Cave. This itinerary promises a perfect blend of culture, nature, and adventure.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Explore the captivating Hongya Cave, an architectural wonder hanging from cliffs, offering a blend of history, shopping, and culture.
2. Witness the magical nightscape of Jialing River, where Chongqing’s shimmering city lights create an enchanting scene.
3. Discover the awe-inspiring Three Natural Bridges and Longshuixia Gap in Wulong Karst National Geological Park, nature’s wonders at their finest.
4. Ascend Fairy Mountain for breathtaking panoramic views and immerse yourself in the tranquility of lush forests and fresh air.
5. Marvel at Furong Cave’s stunning stalactites and stalagmites, taking you on a geological journey through millions of years.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Chongqing, one of China's most vibrant and dynamic cities! Upon your arrival at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, your friendly guide and experienced driver will be there to warmly welcome you. After a brief introduction and getting settled in the comfortable vehicle, your adventure begins!

    First, you'll head to the Three Gorges Museum, a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the rich history and culture of the Three Gorges region. The museum's impressive exhibits showcase the geological, cultural, and historical significance of the Three Gorges Dam and the Yangtze River.

    Chongqing Three Gorges Museum
    Three Gorges Museum

    Next, you'll explore the iconic People's Assembly Hall, an architectural masterpiece that showcases a harmonious blend of traditional Chinese and modern design elements. Its grandeur and historical significance make it a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

    Continuing your exploration of Chongqing's excellent transportation system, you'll take a ride on Chongqing Rail Transit Line 2. The ride from Huanghuayuan Metro Station to Liziba Metro Station provides a glimpse of the city's bustling urban life and gives you a taste of the efficient public transit that connects various parts of the city.

    You'll then visit E'ling Park, a picturesque spot offering panoramic views of Chongqing's skyline and the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers. The serene atmosphere and beautiful gardens make it an ideal place to relax and take in the beauty of the city.

    Next, you'll head to the historic Hongya Cave, a unique complex of buildings hanging from a cliffside. This architectural wonder blends ancient Chongqing style with modern elements and is a popular destination for shopping, dining, and experiencing local culture.

    Chongqing Hongya Cave
    Hongya Cave

    As the day turns to night, you'll ascend to a vantage point to catch the sparkling nightscape of Jialing River. Chongqing's city lights reflect on the tranquil waters, creating a magical sight that will stay with you forever.

    After a fulfilling day of exploration, you'll be transferred to your comfortable hotel in Chongqing's downtown area for a restful overnight stay.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Chongqing

  2. Today's adventure takes you to the breathtaking Wulong Karst National Geological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its unique karst topography and natural wonders.

    Chongqing Wulong Karst National Geological Park
    Wulong Karst National Geological Park

    After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, you'll embark on a scenic 3-hour drive to Wulong County. Once you arrive at the park, you'll board a sightseeing bus that will take you to Three Natural Bridges. These awe-inspiring natural bridges, formed by millions of years of geological processes, stand tall as impressive examples of the power of nature.

    Your journey through the park continues to Longshuixia Gap, a mesmerizing gorge surrounded by lush greenery and crystal-clear waters. The scenic beauty of this area is unparalleled, and you'll have plenty of opportunities to take memorable photos.

    Chongqing Wulong Longshuixia Gap
    Longshuixia Gap

    Next, you'll visit One Line Sky, a narrow valley with towering cliffs on both sides, where a river flows gracefully through the middle. The name comes from the illusion that the sky appears as a thin line high above due to the steep and narrow landscape.

    Dragon Pool Minoring the Moon is another highlight of the park, where you can witness a fascinating natural phenomenon. During certain times, the moon's reflection in the water creates the illusion of a dragon swimming in the pool, captivating all who see it.

    If you choose to extend your day, you can attend the evening performance of Impression Wulong. This live show, created by renowned director Zhang Yimou, features a spectacular display of lights, dance, and music against the backdrop of the park's stunning landscapes (additional cost).

    After a day filled with wonders, you'll be escorted to your hotel in Wulong County, where you can rest and prepare for the next day's adventure.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Wulong

  3. Wake up to the beauty of Wulong County and enjoy a delightful breakfast at your hotel. Today's itinerary takes you to two more remarkable destinations.

    First, you'll visit Fairy Mountain, a place of ethereal beauty and stunning scenery. As you ascend the mountain, you'll be surrounded by lush forests, refreshing air, and incredible vistas of the surrounding landscape. The hike is well worth it, as it leads you to the summit for breathtaking panoramic views of the region.

    Chongqing Wulong Fairy Mountain
    Fairy Mountain

    Next, you'll embark on a roughly one-hour drive to Furong Cave. Prepare to be amazed by the stunning formations of stalactites and stalagmites that have taken millions of years to form. Your knowledgeable guide will share fascinating insights about the cave's geology and history, making the visit even more enriching.

    After your tour of Furong Cave, you'll have two options for the remainder of the day:

    If you're continuing your journey in Chongqing, your guide and driver will accompany you back to the downtown area or take you to the airport/train station for your departure.

    If you're continuing with a Yangtze River cruise, your guide and driver will take you to Chaotianmen Dock, where they will help you with boarding procedures and bid you farewell as you set off on your next adventure.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

 

Price Includes

  • 2 nights' accommodation;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flight tickets to/off Chongqing;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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