Chongqing Holidays

Chongqing is one of China’s major cities – a manufacturing centre, transport hub and inland port. Today, the city is ultramodern and most of its heritage is lost but it has a fascinating history dating back as far as the Ba Kingdom (around 300 BC) including being China’s defacto capital during World War II. Sprawled along both banks of the Yangtze, the city is vibrant, exciting, fast-paced and welcoming. As the western terminus of Yangtze River cruise, you are likely to find yourself here if you spend any time on the river – pay a visit to Chongqing Zoo to visit the resident giant pandas.

Popular Tours Visiting Chongqing

holiday duration 14 Days from
holiday price 2,790pp

Savour the natural grandeur of the Three Gorges on a relaxing Yangtze River Cruise – just one part of a wonderful tour that also includes China’s enthralling cities of Shanghai, Xian, Beijing, and of course the unforgettable Giant Pandas of Chengdu.

holiday duration 16 Days from
holiday price 2,990pp

China is a land of many wonders – ancient and modern, natural and man-made. This hugely popular tour is a comprehensive journey through China’s most iconic sights from the magnificent Great Wall to the mighty Yangtze River.

holiday duration 16 Days from
holiday price 3,390pp

Embark on a comprehensive journey through the great cities of China – Shanghai, Beijing, Xian, and Hong Kong, interspersed with unmissable sights that encompass ancient treasures, natural wonders, and tranquil landscapes.

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Four Reasons To Visit Chongqing

Chongqing Zoo and Panda House
Home to animals including giraffes, gorillas and elephants, Chongqing Zoo’s Panda House is designed to resemble the panda’s natural habitat. Watch the residents play and eat bamboo.

Zhangjiajie
This National Forest Park is an incredible expanse of karst monuments and subtropical rainforest which is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna – you won’t have seen anything like it!

Yangtze River Cruise
Ease the pace of your China adventure and take to the waters of the Yangtze River for a relaxed yet spectacular cruise through the Three Gorges, enjoying the wealth of heritage on the river banks.

Dazu Rock Carvings
Etched into the rock faces around Dazu between the 9th and 13th centuries, these incredible carvings cover 40 different sights and depict scenes of daily life, both religious and secular.

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Things To See In Chongqing

No tour of Chongqing would be complete without seeing one of the wonders listed below.

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