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  • A panoramic view of the town and river
  • Bridge over the Yangtze River near the three gorges dam
  • Reflections of the bridge lights and boats
  • Three Gorges Dam - one of the main highlights on Yangtze River cruises

Lying on the north bank of the Yangtze River, the city of Yichang is located in the middle of the country on a China, vacation and acts as the main transportation centre linking China’s east and west. It is situated amongst natural resources and beautiful scenery derived from mountains, waterfalls, caves, and stone forests. Natural reserves in and around Yichang include Chaibuxi National Forest Park and Houhe Natural Reserve.

Between the Yangtze River running through the city and the Three Gorges, considered one the best natural landscapes of China, Yichang is abundant with water resources. The man-made wonder, The Three Gorges Dam Project, is located on the Xiling Gorge, and is the world’s largest electricity-generating plant which will ceertainly impress on China tours.

Historically, Yichang can be traced back 4000 years and today houses some historical relics such as Qu Yuan Hometown, Zhaojun Residence and Ancient Battle Relics of Three Kingdom Period. Some famous battles took place in this ancient city, and it was birthplace to several historic prominent figures.

Known for its local products such as oranges, persimmons, Chinese gooseberries, and tea, Yichang is a delightful place to find restaurants, cafes and street stalls, all offering local specialties. Yichang is truly a beautiful city to enjoy all of nature’s offerings on  China travel packages.

 


 

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Yichang, China

  • Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer Cruise: Upstream from Yichang to Chongqing

    Marvel at the awe-inspiring scenery of the Three Gorges and immerse yourself into the natural and cultural splendour of the Yangtze River. Enjoy a wide range of cultural activities like Tai Chi sessions and dumpling-making classes aboard a deluxe cruise ship with the highest crew-to-passenger ratio on the Yangtze when not making shore excursions to take in some of China’s most fascinating landscape.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,232
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Luxury and Beyond, Small Group Touring
    China See Trip Details
  • Yangtze River Cruise: Yichang to Chongqing

    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.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 503
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
    China See Trip Details
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