Yangtze River Cruise

Yangtze River Cruise Guide 2021/2022

Booking your first cruise can be extremely overwhelming. Our love for cruising is undeniable, but even we have to admit that planning, booking and preparing for a cruise can be intimidating if you don’t know where to start. Because of this, many people give up in frustration before they ever book a single cruise, reverting back to traditional (and somewhat uneventful) vacations. We want you to experience the best of what cruising has to offer, which is why we put together our complete guide for first-time cruisers. Get the tips and advice you need to book your first cruise, including how to choose the best cruise ship for you, how to prepare for your trip, and much more. Also,be sure to check out our verified reviews from experienced cruisers to get the inside scoop on any cruise line, cruise ship, destination and port.

Is Yangtze River Cruise right for me?

Have you known about Yangtze River? How much do you know about? Yangtze River as the largest river in China has too much to explore. With hundreds of trbutaries, it is rich in great history for thousands of years and creates the ancient Chinese civilization.

I’m interested-what do I need to know?

Yangtze River Cruises, or called Three Gorges Cruise, will take you cruise the beautiful Yangtze River! It is a great way to immerse yourself in natural and ancient charms. There are many cruise routes and ships waiting for your selection.

Plan a Yangtze River Cruise

The vast majority of cruisers make their choices in the following order: destination, line, ship, cabin. You should research each choice thoroughly before moving onto the next. For personalized recommendations, take our quizzes for the best lines and destinations according to your interests.

1Weather & Best Time to Cruise
2Where to Start a Cruise
3How Long is the Cruise
4Choose a Cruise Route
5Choose a Cruise Company
6Best Cruises for First Timers
7Choose a Cruise Cabin
8Weather & Best Time to Cruise
9Where to Start a Cruise
10How Long is the Cruise
11Choose a Cruise Route
12Choose a Cruise Company
13Best Cruises for First Timers
14Choose a Cruise Cabin

Getting Ready

Start your final preparations by consulting our How to Prepare checklist. If you’re the kind to forget things easily, we included a printable version in the article as well. Finally, read up on shore excursions (they’re not going to book themselves) and learn what you should (and shouldn’t) bring onboard.

Yangtze River Cruise FAQs

1. How long is the cruise vacation?
A Yangtze River cruise vacation needs about 4~11 days. The time needed varies according to different cruise line. Usually, the classic 4 days Chongqing to Yichang cruise line and the 5 Days Yichang to Chongqing cruise line are the most popular ones!
Chongqing to Yichang Downstream: 4 Days and 3 Nights
Yichang to Chongqing Upstream: 5 Days and 4 Nights
Wuhan to Shanghai Downstream: 7 Days and 6 Nights
Shanghai to Wuhan Upstream: 7 Days and 6 Nights
Chongqing to Shanghai Downstream: 11 Days and 10 Nights
Shanghai to Chongqing Upstream: 11 Days and 10 Nights
2. When is the best time to have my Yangtze River Cruise?
18-20 years (wild pandas), beyond 30 years (captive population)
3. Do Yangtze River cruises include land tours?
A : 18-20 years (wild pandas), beyond 30 years (captive population)
4. Which cruise Route I should choose?
A: 18-20 years (wild pandas), beyond 30 years (captive population)
5. What kind of clothes should I wear and pack?
A: 18-20 years (wild pandas), beyond 30 years (captive population)
6. If I travel with my little kids, can they arrange extra bed for my children?
A: 18-20 years (wild pandas), beyond 30 years (captive population)

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How to Plan a China Tour with Yangtze River Cruise in 2021/2022

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