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Yangtze River Cruise: Yichang to Chongqing

Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 500

Wind your way up 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 5 day upstream cruise departing Yichang. Travel through the locks to the Three Gorges Dam, where a shore excursion takes you through this massive construction. Follow the “Twelve Peaks” through the magnificent Three Gorges, which combined, run over 190 kilometres in length. Pass through Qutang Gorge, a gate-like stretch of towering cliffs less than 100 metres apart. A chance to explore the haunted temples of Fengdu, the ‘City of Ghosts’ brings your journey to an unforgettable end.


 

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Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 500

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Day 1

Depart Yichang

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

Duration4 Nights
Accommodation

Century Sky

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    Century Sky



    Century sky is one of the best deluxe ships on the Yangtze. 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. It has a classic 5 story classic atrium lobby ...

    Century sky is one of the best deluxe ships on the Yangtze. 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. It has a classic 5 story classic atrium lobby and stylish areas. Sundeck Bar lounge is truly a wonderful way to rejuvenate your spirits.

    Facilities

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

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Day 2

Xiling Gorge and the Three Gorges Dam

Early this morning, take part in a Tai Chi session. Pass through the Gezhouba Dam ship lock, then enjoy the magnificent scenery of Xiling Gorge, the longest and deepest of the gorges. Take an optional shore excursion to the Tribe of the Three Gorges (additional cost), or just relax on board. This afternoon, arrive at the site of Three Gorges Dam and take a shore excursion to view this incredible feat of engineering, completed in 2012. Back on board, pass through the Yangtze ship locks around 5:15pm, and enjoy a welcome party with your captain this evening.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3

Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge

Today, you will sail through elegant Wu Gorge and its twelve peaks. Take a sampan boat excursion to visit Shennong Stream, then continue sailing through Qutang Gorge, known for its rugged and magnificent scenery. If you wish, take an optional shore excursion to Baidicheng, or "White Emperor City" (additional cost).

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4

Fengdu

Continue your cruise upstream as you relax on deck and observe Chinese farm and village life. The next port of call is Fengdu, known as "City of Ghosts". Take a shore excursion to Fengdu and visit Shibaozhai, or "Stone Treasure Fortress", a 12-storey wooden structure located on a steep hill on the south bank of the river. Tonight, enjoy more on board entertainment.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5

Arrive Chongqing

After an early breakfast, arrive at Chongqing, disembarking the ship at 8:00am.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

Century Sun*

2017: Mondays from Jan. 2 to Dec 25 (except Jan 23, 30; Feb 6, 13)

* Operating ship is subject to change in Jan, Feb and Dec.

Century Sky

2017: Wednesdays from Mar 22 to Nov 29

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

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 4 nights' acccomodation in a private cabin (with balcony, air conditioning and bathroom)
  • Guided touring as per the itinerary
  • Meals as specified

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • 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

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

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.

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29 Nov 2017
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