What To Expect
For this trip, we will pick you up from your Shanghai hotel. You will take the flight to Chongqing to start your magnificent cruise. Upon your arrival, our staff will meet you in the airport, and transfer you to the Super 5-star cruise boat, Yangtze Gold, one of the most magnificent cruise ship to travel the Yangtze River.
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)
Round way air tickets and airport tax
Shanghai, Chongqing & Yichang Airport transfer services
Air-conditioned coach/mini van
Transportation tax, tolls, parking fees
Cruise boat tickets
Meals on the boat
Meals and drinks unless specified
Tips and gratuities
The following information per participant will be required upon booking:
Full name as indicated on passport
Please be ready 10 minutes before scheduled pick-up time.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
5 Days / 4 Nights