TEACH IN CHONGQING
Monthly salary between 15,000 – 30,000RMB
Housing allowance between 1,500 – 2,500RMB
Flight bonus between 5,000 – 8,000RMB
Holiday days – 7-14 days or full seasonal school holidays
Performance bonus up to one month’s salary
Re-sign bonus up to 1.5 months’ salary
Most companies will reimburse visa fees
Free Chinese classes usually offered
Three Gorges and Museum
The Three Gorges are three massive valleys that meet together near Chongqing and are surrounded in beautiful green mountains. The lime and sandstone walls of the gorges create a magical scenery for all that are lucky enough to see it. River cruises are happening every day or if you’d rather learn from a distance, the Three Gorges museum is a giant museum that aims to instruct people about the region and how to preserve it for generations to come.
Ciqikou Ancient Town
In a giant and modern city like Chongqing, it can be difficult to catch a glimpse of the unique Chinese culture the world has marveled at for centuries. Well, a short train ride from the city center will lead you to the amazingly well-preserved ancient town of Ciqikou that has safe guarded this beautiful culture for all to enjoy. This oasis of history contains only 12 stone streets that somehow fully display over 1800 years of history in their wares. This “little Chongqing” not only boasts some of the best tea and porcelain in the world, but also has some of the best street food and eateries in all of Chongqing. Travelers and locals alike flock to this tiny town daily to taste the Jianghu cuisine, experience the incredible tea shops, or observe the breathtaking Chinese operas on display. Ciqikou is a must-see for all Chongqing inhabitants.
Dazu Rock Carvings
The Dazu rock carvings are one of the most well-preserved pieces of Chinese history easily available to be observed. Originating in the seventh century C.E. and being added to until the thirteenth century, it clearly depicts ancient Chinese history as well as the daily lives of people living in those times. The jaw-dropping craftsmanship is truly a marvel of the world and has even led to the region being named the “country of rock carvings.” Since this site was off-limits to the outside world until the 1980’s, the quality of the artwork has been maintained in spectacular condition. The more than 60,000 stone carvings of Buddhist, Taoist, and Confucianism are essential to your time in Chongqing.