Chongqing City with Yangtze River Cruise 5 Days tour
Day 1 Chongqing Arrival
Welcome to Chongqing, the Mountain City! Clear the customs and retrieve your baggage by yourself upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the Arrival Hall who is holding a sign on which says your name; transferred by your private car/van and to your hotel. The rest of the day is free on your own for any kind of the activity.
Day 2 Chongqing
Today after breakfast, you’ll visit Chongqing Zoo. This is a rather specific zoo since some very rare species can be seen there. Besides tigers and Golden hair monkeys, there are also both Giant and Red Pandas together with their cubs. After the zoo, the tour goes to the Eling Park to have a birds-eye-view of the whole city. It is one of the old private gardens in Chongqing, built in late Qing Dynasty around 1909 AD. Then, you'll visit Ciqikou Old Town. It was Chongqing's old harbor and was once the home of many of Chongqing's rich merchants, where you can still see lots of Ming and Qing dynasty architecture, local shops, tea houses, local Sichuan street performance and so on.Then, you'll be transferred to the Chongqing Chaotianmen Port, and board the ship in the late afternoon. Your lifetime Yangtze River Cruise starts.
Day 3 Yangtze River Cruise
Take shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda. Shibaozhai, like a pearl on Yangtze River, is 278 kilometers away from Chongqing. As the gem of Chinese Architecture, the 12-story, 18th Century red wooden temple is an architectural delight full of Legends and beautiful stories.
Day 4 Yangtze River Cruise
Shore excursion to Shennv Stream by smaller vessels. Shennv Stream, called Goddess Stream, is reputed as the Original Virgin Valley of Yangtze where you could see extraordinary view.
Day 5 Yichang & Yichang Departure
Today's highlight is your morning excursion to the world-famous Three Gorges Dam.Be prepared for your check-out procedure and the ship will arrive in Yichang at about 11:30-12:00. Our guide will expect you on board and visit the Yichang Museum if time permits.
After lunch at a local famous restaurant, drive to the Yichang airport and take the flight to go back home or to your next destination.