Custom Day Tour: Dazu Rock Carvings

Located 101 miles (163 kilometers) away from downtown Chongqing, the general term of "Dazu Grottoes" refers to all the cliff and rock carvings in Dazu County. Under conservation and protection, there are 75 spots of cliff carvings and grottoes hosting more than 60,000 statues and over 100,000 Chinese characters of inscriptions and epigraphs.

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8 to 10 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Entrance tickets
    • Air-conditioned tour vehicle with hotel Pick-up and drop-off
    • English Speaking tour guide
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - The Dazu Rock Carvings
    • Entry/Admission - People's Assembly Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Stilwell Museum/Former Residence of General Stilwell (Shidiwei Jiangjun Jiuju)
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities for the guide and driver
    • Hotel accommodation
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: The Dazu Rock Carvings, In DaZu Zone, Dazu County 402360 China

    You will be picked up from your hotel at 7:30am and transferred to Dazu County of Chongqing to visit those wondrous rock carvings which is an excellent representation of Chinese grotto art for the morning. The work of Dazu grottoes and carvings began in 650 A.D. in Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D) and carried out till Ming (1368-1644 A.D) and Qing (1644-1911 A.D) dynasties. It enjoys equal popularity with Dunhuang frescoes and forms the trilogy with Yungang and Longmen Grottoes. In 1999, UNESCO listed Dazu Stone Carvings as a world cultural heritage site. There are 75 spots of cliff side carvings showcasing more than 50,000 statues and over 100,000 Chinese characters of inscriptions and epigraphs under preservation. When you arrive in Dazu area, you will visit one of the major famous site Baoding Hill(Baodingshan). It is wide and with fresh air, a good place to relax and enjoy.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: People's Assembly Hall, No.173 Renming Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400015 China

    After lunch, you will be transferred back to Chongqing city and visit People's Hall of Chongqing which was completed in 1954 to memorize China's resistance in wars and the establishment of the new government. It is one of the top 10 classic Asian architectures in 20th century.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Stilwell Museum/Former Residence of General Stilwell (Shidiwei Jiangjun Jiuju), Jialing Xin Cun 63, Chongqing China

    Your last stop of the tour is Chongqing Stilwell Museum (Flying Tiger Memorial) which was once used as an important lodging place by the Nationalist (KMT) government to accommodate VIPs during the war against Fascism.
    After that, you will be transferred back to your hotel. End this trip with sweet memory.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Your hotel in Chongqing cityReturn point: Returns to original departure point
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by China Exploration

Activity ID: V-10771P14

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