Yangtze River Cruise
The Yangtze River & Three Gorges -- one of China's top 10 scenic spots. Yangtze River & Three Gorges is the largest national geopark in China and the only navigable grand canyon in the world. It is also home to human-being's greatest project, the Three Gorges Dam.The three gorges of the Yangtze River is the general name of Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge. It is 204 kilometers long from Baidi City of Fengjie, Chongqing in the west to Nanjin Pass in Yichang, Hubei province in the east. Both sides of the river are stuck by high peaks. Taking the cruise to tour along Yangtze River, with shore excursions to see the essence of Three Gorges, is a fashionable and popular way to get in touch with China's indiscribable beauty. On the cruise you will feel like in a moving hotel that provides buffet, various experience like Chinese tea ceremony, Tai Chi exercise, traditional Chinese costume show, and you can even leave the cruise for a while to appreciate the landscape on both banks. Want to add some romance in your China tour? Take Yangtze River Cruise into pocket!
*Packaged China Tours with Yangtze River Cruise
To do the Yangtze River Cruise tour, you need to get to Chongqing City or Yichang City where you can board the cruise. As Chongqing and Yichang are not big hubs of gateway cities in China, you may make connections from Chengdu to Chongqing which is only within 2 hours travel by high-speed train, or from Shanghai that is big city with most international flight lines and then fly to Yichang. You can also select other destinations in China and contact us to help you tailor your own Yangtze River Cruise trip.
Downstream route of Yangtze River Cruise starts from Chongqing and ends in Yichang. Compared with upstream route, it has shorter duration on the cruise while there is no motion during night.
Upstream route of Yangtze River Cruise starts from Yichang and ends in Chongqing. Compared with downstream route, it has longer duration but with a slower pace that you can have more time to enjoy beautiful scenery and ancient history. Meanwhile, the cruise will travel during night.
How to choose a Yangtze River Cruise that is suitable for you? There are mainly four fleets facing foreign markets now. Check out the introductions below or contact us for more suggestions.