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Yangtze River Cruise: Chongqing to Yichang

4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 426

FIRST-CLASS | CRUISE: Wind your way down one of the world’s most iconic rivers, discovering ancient pavilions and haunted cities as you pass through the Three Gorges.

One of the Natural Wonders of the World, the Yangtze River is the third longest in the world and has long drawn visitors to the spectacular Three Gorges. Experience the River on this 4 day cruise departing Chongqing. Explore the haunted temples of Fengdu, the ‘City of Ghosts’. Visit the ‘Precious Stone Fortress’ of Shibaozhai, a 12-storey wooden pavilion dating back to the Qing Dynasty. Follow the “Twelve Peaks” through the magnificent landscapes of central China until you arrive at Three Gorges Dam – the largest construction of its kind in the world. Enjoy a short excursion here before you depart.


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4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 426

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Day 1

Depart Chongqing

Board your ship early this evening and settle in to your cabin. Embarkation will take place between 5:30-9:30pm.

Duration3 Nights

Century Sun

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    Century Sun

    Century Sun is one of the deluxe ships on the Yangtze river operated by Century Cruises. It is a contemporary, elegant ship with a friendly, English-speaking crew. The ship features 153 Cabins with 6 Deluxe Suites and 4 Junior Suites. The 5-Story Grand and Classical …

    Century Sun is one of the deluxe ships on the Yangtze river operated by Century Cruises. It is a contemporary, elegant ship with a friendly, English-speaking crew. The ship features 153 Cabins with 6 Deluxe Suites and 4 Junior Suites. The 5-Story Grand and Classical Atrium Lobby with a transparent canopy allows sunshine to spread over each corner of the cruise.


    • Bar
    • Clinic
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Hair/Beauty Salon
    • Internet Access
    • Library
    • Lobby
    • Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Sundeck

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Day 2


Early this morning, take part in morning Tai Chi as you cruise downstream. Relax on deck and observe Chinese farm and village life. The first port of call is Fengdu, known as the "City of Ghosts". Take an optional shore excursion to Ghost City and the many temples in Fengdu which house silent ghost devils (additional cost). This afternoon, visit Shibaozhai, or "Stone Treasure Fortress", a 12-storey wooden structure located on a steep hill on the south bank of the Yangtze. Back on board, enjoy a welcome party with your captain this evening.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3

The Three Gorges

Today, you will arrive at the Three Gorges, one of the most spectacular sights in China. Qutang Gorge is known for its rugged and magnificent scenery, Wu Gorge for its twelve peaks, and Xiling Gorge for being the largest of the three. This morning, you might choose to take an optional shore excursion to Baidicheng, or "White Emperor City" (additional cost), or simply relax on board. This afternoon, take a sampan boat excursion to visit Shennong Stream and the lesser gorges. Tonight, enjoy more on board entertainment. Your vessel will pass through the Yangtze ship locks around 10:00pm.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4

Arrive Yichang

After admiring the natural beauty of the gorges, today you will have a shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric power station, completed in 2012. Afterwards, sail through the eastern section of the Xiling Gorge, disembarking in Yichang at 1:00pm.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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Fridays Jan 3 - Feb 28 & Dec 4 - 25
Sundays Mar 8 - Nov 22

Dates are subject to change due to weather condition, river condition and navigation control, etc.


  • 3 nights' first-class cruise acccomodations in a private cabin featuring grand view window
  • Guided shared touring as per the itinerary
  • Meals as specified


  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities unless otherwise stated
  • Optional excursions
  • Beverages unless otherwise stated
  • Visa fees if applicable


Please note that this cruise also operates upstream from Yichang to Chongqing. Please inquire with your Goway destination specialist if interested in sailing this direction.

Century Cruises Preventive Measures of COVID 19

1) Mandatory temperature screening and pre-boarding health declarations for all guests.Body temperature must be lower than 37.3℃.

2) All guests must present the real-time health green code and the itinerary track code to meet the qualification of security check on site.Guests whose health code shows yellow or red, or whose itinerary track code shows that they come from middle and high- risk areas are not allowed to board the ship.

3) Guests arrived from overseas as well as Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and those who have been overseas within 14 days prior to cruise boarding, are required to show the track code (itinerary code) mandatorily. Anyone with travel history from the middle and high-risk areas is not allowed to board the cruise.

Kindly Reminder:

1) QR codes of itinerary track and health are provided for guests to scan.

2) The track code only supports the network operators of China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom.

3) The definition of risk areas shall be based on the information released by the national Pandemic Risk Level Query System.


Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.



22 Nov 2020
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