|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)||$40.16|
|Loaf of white bread||$0.88|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$44.17|
|1 Pair of Nike shoes||$88.35|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$1.43|
|Pack of cigarettes||$2.41|
|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$0.37|
If you haven’t been to Chongqing, then you’ve never seen the best of the West China. This city has a lot to offer from its rich culture to friendly citizens to unmistakable Chinese attractions. Teeming with historical buildings and picturesque scenery, Chongqing is surely a place to behold.
The Yangtze River Cruise is one breezy way to spend your vacation; this is a 3-8 day journey that you could spend just sitting and sightseeing or meeting with other travelers. You would definitely love the fresh air while enjoying the view of the river and several wonderful attractions when you take the cruise together with other tourists. During your journey, the Fengdu Ghost City, the Three Gorges, and other interesting sights can be seen.
You can’t tour Chongqing and just miss the Porcelain Village (Ci Qi Kou); this ancient town is a haven for people who want to experience the taste of China. Several shops selling different things like teas, nuts, herbal medicines and other groceries as well as handicrafts, and different supplies can be seen in the village.
Want more of the Chinese culture? Then come see the renowned Three Gorges Museum and feast your eyes at thousands of relics and other remnants of the past generation. Most of the things on display say a lot about the ancient Chinese Kingdom. Tourist will also enjoy the magnificent Dazu Rock Carvings and other grottoes in the area.
Chongqing also has a lot of beautiful landscapes including the Jinyun Mountain which is known best for its nine (9) peaks and hectares of olden trees. The mountain is dubbed as the botanical garden of the world and thousands of tourists each year come to this place to see its highest peak. At the bottom of the mountain is the Northern Hot Spring Park which is full of magnificent greeneries, temples, caves and gorges.
There’s also the South Hot Spring Park where the water is known to cure muscle pain, arthritis, and rheumatism as well as dermatitis, the Chongqing zoo which is a 45-hectare place walled by mountains that houses thousands of animals, and the Wulong Karst where the Lotus Cave and the Houping Giant Doline can be found.
Exploring Chongqing is best done using the monorail and the public buses since they are the cheapest forms of transportation. Tourists on a budget can also avail of a cheap accommodation at dorm-style hotels for only 30 CNY.