Yangtze River Cruise

Yangtze River Cruise

The Yangtze River originates from the Tanggula Mountains at Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and ends at Chongming island in Shanghai. It crosses more than 6,300 kilometers from west to east and is the longest river in China, the third longest in the world. Taking a Yangtze River Cruise is certainly a relaxing way to explore central China. There are various standards of Yangtze cruises for you to choose from. The most popular route is sailing from Chongqing to Yichang(downstream), taking 3 nights in total. And the Yichang to Chongqing(upstream) route with 4 nights is also available if you wish to have longer time on board. Sailing through the magnificent Three Gorges, you will see steep cliffs rise from the flowing waters. And every bend in the river provides brand-new breathtaking panoramic views.This will definitely be a unique experience to add to your China tour. Come and join us!

2021& 2022 Cruise Calendar

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Yangtze River Cruise Companies

Century Cruises
With the largest standard cabins among all fleets on Yangtze River
All ships built after 2003
The only fleet with a sun deck bar
Chinese cultural exercises like Majong, Chinese 101, folk dancing and TaiChi
President Cruises
With the largest standard cabins among all fleets on Yangtze River
All ships built after 2003
The only fleet with a sun deck bar
Chinese cultural exercises like Majong, Chinese 101, folk dancing and TaiChi
Changjiang Cruises
With the largest standard cabins among all fleets on Yangtze River
All ships built after 2003
The only fleet with a sun deck bar
Chinese cultural exercises like Majong, Chinese 101, folk dancing and TaiChi
Yangtze Explorer
With the largest standard cabins among all fleets on Yangtze River
All ships built after 2003
The only fleet with a sun deck bar
Chinese cultural exercises like Majong, Chinese 101, folk dancing and TaiChi
Victoria Cruises
With the largest standard cabins among all fleets on Yangtze River
All ships built after 2003
The only fleet with a sun deck bar
Chinese cultural exercises like Majong, Chinese 101, folk dancing and TaiChi
Yangtze Gold Cruises
With the largest standard cabins among all fleets on Yangtze River
All ships built after 2003
The only fleet with a sun deck bar
Chinese cultural exercises like Majong, Chinese 101, folk dancing and TaiChi

Cruise Schedule

Most of the cruise lines are between Yichang and Chongqing. The route from Yichang to Chongqing is called “upstream”. The route from Chongqing to Yichang is called “downstream”. Most cruise ships visit the same sights, and you can choose the route according to your itinerary.

Chongqing to Yichang 3-Night Cruises:
  • * Downstream
  • * Depart From: Chaotianmen Port, Chongqing
  • * Boarding Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • * Set-off Time: 9:00 p.m.
  • * Arrive At: Yichang
  • * Arrival Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Yichang to Chongqing 4-Night Cruises:
  • * Upstream
  • * Depart From: Maoping Port, Yichang
  • * Free Cruise Shuttle Operate: 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • * Boarding Time: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • * Arrive At: Chongqing
  • * Arrival Time: About 9:00 a.m.

All You Need to Know about Yangtze River Cruise

Cruise Map

Attractions Along the Route

Three Gorges
Fengdu Ghost City
Shi Baozhai Pagoda
White Emperor City
Shennong Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
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