7 Days Shanghai-Chongqing-Shanghai Tour
- Tour Code:CWT17
- Tour Duration: 7 Days
- Destination:Chongqing, Shanghai
- Tour overview:Not to mention Shanghai where countless attractions assemble, you can see many in the Mountion City - Chongqing as well. The pandas, carvings and the Three Gorges Museum will surely astonish you!
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive in Shanghai
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Arriving in Shanghai, you will be met and transferred to your hotel by our local guide. The rest of the day will be free for your own purposes.
Day 2 Shanghai (B, L)
Sightseeing: Nanjing Road, the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple
In the morning you will take a walk to the famous Nanjing Road and the Bund. They are among the most recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai and therefore a must-see when visiting Shanghai.
Then we will take another relaxing walk to the lovely Yuyuan Garden, a beautiful garden in the south of the Yangtze River. Wandering through it, you will find pavilions, corridors, streams, courtyards as well as many other natural features.
Finally we head to the Jade Buddha Temple. The old-time and classical architectural style makes the temple unique and inimitable in this modern city. Both, the Sitting Buddha and the Recumbent Buddha are carved with whole white jade. If you're lucky, you can watch the monks serving a ceremony in a side room.
Day 3 Shanghai (B, L)
Sightseeing: Shanghai Museum, Oriental Pearl Tower,Shanghai French Concession
Today you will visit Shanghai Museum which is the biggest museum of China. It incorporates a collection of over 120,000 pieces of Chinese art & cultural relics and is especially famous for its treasures of bronzes, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy.
After lunch, we will visit the Oriental Pearl Tower, the highest TV Tower in Asia, which creates a picture of 'twin dragons playing with pearls'. The entire scene is a photographic jewel that excites the imagination and attracts thousands of visitors all year-round.
Then we will visit the Shanghai French Concession, which was a foreign concession in Shanghai, Republic of China from 1849 until 1946. The area covered by the former French Concession was once the premier residential and retail districts of Shanghai, and was also the centre of Catholicism in Shanghai.
Day 4 Shanghai / Chongqing (B, L)
Transfer via: Flight on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Goose Neck Park, Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo, Ciqikou Old Town
This morning, you will be transferred to airport to take flight and fly to Chongqing. After your arrival in Chongqing, you will be met and transferred to your hotel by our local guide.
Then we will visit Goose Neck Park. This park has a good view of the city and the roiling Yangtze River. A great mural of the Yangtze River shows the pre-dam water levels and elevation marks signifying the displacement of the local population, as well as the land area that has been and will be covered when the dam is completed.
You will have a walk around the Ciqikou Ancient Town. Dated back to the late Ming Dynasty, The buildings have been restored and well preserved. Along the streets, restaurants, souvenirs shops and local snacks are located. There are several tea houses that feature daily performances of traditional Chinese music.
Later you will visit Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo to meet the lovely pandas.
Day 5 Chongqing / Dazu / Chongqing (B, L)
Sightseeing: Dazu Rock Carvings
You will have a full day visit to the Dazu Rock Carvings. It is as famous as the Mogao Cave in Dunhuang. The rock carvings in these places are very distinguished both at home and abroad. Among the rock carvings, there are more than 5,000 statues and over 100,000 Chinese characters of inscriptions and epigraphs. The Buddhist statues dominate in this rock carving group, and the Taoist and the Confucian stone figures can also be seen.
Day 6 Chongqing / Shanghai (B, L)
Transfer via: flight on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Three Gorges Museum
Today we will visit the Three Gorges Museum; the best exhibits are those on the history of the Yangtze and, of course, the Dam. It also houses some excellent stone and terracotta sculptures, art and interesting artefacts, items from the war years, and temporary exhibitions. The museum faces the impressive People's Hall, built to resemble the Temple of Heaven, across a lively square, itself a hub of activity.
After lunch, you will be transferred to the airport to take the flight to Shanghai. Upon arriving, you will be met by your Shanghai tour guide and then be transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure the rest of the day.
Day 7 Shanghai / Departure (B)
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Today will be free for your own purposes, until our guide will escort you to the airport for your next destination.