This pulsing heart of China's interior has grown into one of the country's largest cities. Many come to Chongqing for a cruise on the mighty Yangtze River and into the impressive Three Gorges. Continue on down the country's major artery to witness another of China's superlatives, the giant Three Gorges Dam.
One of the most celebrated waterways in the world, the journey down the Yangtze River's Three Gorges from Chongqing to Yichang is a breathtaking ride of dramatic cliffs, mist-shrouded peaks and thundering waterfalls—the kinds of scenes that have inspired Chinese poets and painters for millennia. Known as the "Mother River of China," the mighty Yangtze is 6,300 km (3,915 mi) long, the longest ... >>
Ciqikou Ancient Town's restored Ming dynasty buildings still maintain an authentic feel even though they are not, technically, authentic. Sat high up on a hill overlooking a stretch of the Jialing River, the town's location only adds to its charm. Explore the lovely tea houses, restaurants, shops, and if you are lucky, catch a live performance of traditional local music. Ciqikou was once home to ... >>