Admire the raw intensity and beauty of the Yangtze Three Gorges on this multi-day cruise! Study the three sections of the Three Gorges, namely, the Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge, and watch how they combine to form majestic sceneries, unmatched by any other river cruise in the world!
For this trip, we will pick you up from Chongqing Airport or your Chongqing hotel, and transfer you to Chongqing Pier to start your magnificent cruise. You will board the Super 5-star cruise boat, Yangtze Gold, one of the most magnificent cruise ship to travel the Yangtze River. Upon your arrival in Yichang, our staff will pick you up, and transfer you to Yichang Airport or your Yichang hotels.
Yangtze Gold Cruise is the largest super 5-star luxury cruise ships for the world's inland rivers. The ships are 19-32 meters wide, and 136-154 meters long. They have gross tonnage of 14-23 thousand and total area of 15-23 thousand square meters, and are designed to carry 350-700 passengers. All ships are equipped with a variety of facilities for entertainment, recreation, business conferences, shopping and food services. As a palace on the river and the best place to enjoy the beautiful moving scenery along the banks, each ship is the first choice for holidaymakers and businessmen.
The Yangtze River is called the mother river of the Chinese nation. It rises in the glaciers in Tibet, and ends in Shanghai to the Pacific Ocean. Fed by hundreds of thousands of streams and rivers, it swells into a formidable torrent, Three Gorges, which is a spectacular pearl inlaid on the Yangtze River, and ranked as one of the Top 10 scenery areas in China.
Admire the ineffable scenery of the Three Gorges, which consists of the following sections: Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge. The splendors of Qutang Gorge, the elegance of Wu Gorge and the adventurousness of Xiling Gorge form a majestic picture. Every peak and every part of the water can be the object of a painting, or the inspiration of a poem. The legends and fairy tales about this place make it even more enchanting. The beautiful landscape of the Yangtze Three Gorges, which gave birth to a splendid ancient civilization of China, tends to produce outstanding people. There are many famous scenic spots and historical sites, all of which enjoy a high reputation in the world.
20:00 Board cruise ship (Dinner is excluded)
23:00 Depart from Chongqing
08:00-11:00 Shore excursion to the Ghost city of Fengdu
11:00 Set sail, passing through Qutang Gorge
13:00-17:30 Shore excursion to the Lesser Three Gorges
Set sail, passing through Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge
23:00-03:00 Pass through the Three Gorges Dam ship locks
07:30-10:30 Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam
Set sail, passing through Xiling Gorge
11:30 Disembark at Yichang (Lunch is excluded)
Professional driver / Transportation tax / Parking fees
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Pick-up from Your Hotel in Chongqing/Chongqing Airport
Board the Cruise Ship and Depart from Chongqing
Board the Yangtze Gold Cruise, the newest and most luxurious 5-star cruise ship that sails the Yangtze. The ship is well-equipped with entertainment, shopping, and food facilities that will make your tour as delightful as can be.
Fengdu's Ghost City
Visit the Ghost City of Fengdu, located on the Ming Mountain, where you will learn about Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism as well as the Chinese ghost culture and afterlife. Marvel at the intricate details of temples and bridges found in the city.
Cruise through the first of the three Yangtze Gorges, the Qutang Gorge. It is the shortest and deemed the most majestic among the three.
Lesser Three Gorges
Appreciate the beauty of nature with a shore excursion in the Lesser Three Gorges with its clear green water and lush scenery. Grab the opportunity to see monkeys, goats, and the world-famous hanging coffins.
Cruise by the second gorge of the three Yangtze Gorges, the Wu Gorge, sometimes called the Great Gorge. This particular gorge is renowned for its elegance and is noted for its strange peaks, grotesque rocks, and cloudy surroundings.
The largest among the three, the Xiling Gorge is well-known for being a treacherous area because of its odd-shaped stones and numerous reefs. However, the gorge is also famous for its pristine streams and caves. Today, it is deemed the highlight of any Yangtze River Cruise.
Three Gorges Dam
Discover the world's largest power station in terms of installed capacity, the Three Gorges Dam.
Disembark at Yichang and Drop-off at Your Hotel
Price & Options
The tour price excludes meals and drinks, personal expenses, tips and gratuities, and optional activity costs.
The tour guide will be carrying a sign board with your name on it. Please be ready at least 10 minutes prior to the departure time.
A local representative will call you or leave a message at your hotel room at about 09:00 PM one night prior to your tour date to confirm the exact pick-up details.
Should there be no messages left for you, please contact the tour operator 24 hours before the service. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
You can book a maximum of 2.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made between 6 business days (16:00:00 local time) to 2 business days (16:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 16:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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