See You Again in Mid-August 2020!
After being away for almost 200 days due to the COVID-19 epidemic, Yangtze River cruise ships are starting the sailings again in mid-August 2020 according to the government notice published on July 14, 2020. Although the inbound and outbound tours are still not possible temporarily, but all the people in mainland China (including the non-Chinese) might come to cruise with us soon. Click the calendar to check the Yangtze River Cruises sailing schedules & departure dates.
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update on July 28, 2020:
- There is NO report about any passenger or crew being affected by the COVID-19 on the Yangtze River cruise ships since January 2020.
- As for the Yangtze River cruise departing cities Chongqing and Yichang, there is NO new confirmed cases for over five months. All scenic spots are open for tourists now.
- The August 2020 Yangtze River cruises are partially scheduled, please check our Cruise Calendar August 2020.
- Now we also provide local tours, such as Yichang private day tours for travelers who have been in China for over 14 days.
- Please follow WHO instructions, take care of your health and protect others. We hope to see you on the Yangtze soon!
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YANGTZE RIVER CRUISES USEFUL INFO
3-Night Cruises: Chongqing to Yichang
- Embarkation: Chaotianmen, Chongqing
Chongqing Port Transportation
- Boarding Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
- Departure Time: 9:00 pm
- Disembarkation: Yichang
- Arrival Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
4-Night Cruises: Yichang to Chongqing
- Embarkation: Maoping Port, Yichang
- Complimentary Cruise Shuttle
Shuttle Operate: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
- Boarding Time: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
- Disembarkation: Chongqing
- Arrival Time: around 9:00 am
Victoria Sabrina Cruise Ship Inaugural Cruise date is subject to change, and will be advised.
Victoria Sabrina cruise ship is designed to the world’s largest river cruise ship.
Our special price is from US$379 per adult. Book early to avoid disappointment!
Century Glory Cruise Ship Inaugural Cruise on September 23, 2019
As one of the newest cruise ships on the Yangtze, the Century Glory brought the river cruise into a new era.
Our special price is from US$489 per adult, more discounts available with coupon code.
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Yangtze River & Three Gorges Knowledges
The Yangtze River is the longest river in China and the third-longest river in the world. The Three Gorges (Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Xiling Gorge) is the highlight of the Yangtze River, and most Yangtze River cruise ships are sailing in this section.
Plan A Yangtze River Cruise
Haven’t decided to do a Yangtze River cruise yet? Asking about whether it is still worth taking a Yangtze cruise? Or have problems choosing which cruise ship to book? This is the perfect section for all your questions and concerns.
Port Cities & Transportation
Choosing the cruise departing city could be important if you are planning a multi-day China tour which includes a Yangtze River cruise. Booked on a Yangtze River cruise already, but don’t know the transportation before or after the cruises?
3 Nights Cruises from Chongqing to Yichang
4 Nights Cruises from Yichang to Chongqing
The best-known section of the Yangtze River is the Three Gorges of Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge ad Xiling Gorge. Cruises on the Yangtze are the perfect way to get to know this fascinating area and unique historical sites on the banks of the Yangtze.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the difference between upstream and downstream Yangtze River cruises?
Upstream and downstream cruises include almost the same sights and excursions. Cruises sailing Chongqing to Yichang are 4 days and 3 nights, while Yichang to Chongqing cruises are 5 days and 4 nights (downstream cruises sail with the current and are a bit faster.
What are the embarkation and disembarkation time of the Yangtze River Cruises?
For 3 Nights / 4 Days downstream Yangtze River cruises sailing from Chongqing to Yichang, the embarkation time is between 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Day 1, and the cruise will end in Yichang between 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm on Day 4.
For 4 Nights / 5 Days Upstream Yangtze River cruises sailing from Yichang to Chongqing, the embarkation is between 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm at Maoping Port on Day 1, and the complimentary cruise shuttle is provided from Yichang city center between 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm. The disembarkation in Chongqing is around 9:00 am on Day 5.
What type of meals are provided on a Yangtze River cruise ship? What if I have a special dietary request?
Usually, sumptuous western and Chinese buffets are offered at breakfast, lunch, and dinner, except dinner on check-in date. An elegant Captain’s Farewell Banquet is served on the final night of the cruise. If you have special dietary requirements (such as vegetarian, low sodium, diabetic), please advise us of your needs at the time of booking.
What is the dress code on a Yangtze River cruise ship?
Casual attire is recommended both onboard and shore excursions. Be sure to have a pair of comfortable walking shoes for excursions. For the Captain’s Welcome Reception and Farewell Banquet, a jacket and tie for gentlemen and dress or dress pants for ladies is suggested.
POPULAR YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE LINES
Along the ruggedly scenic and culture-rich shores of the third-longest river in the world, travels your next adventurous respite – our Yangtze River cruises. This isn’t just a luxurious cruise or fine dining. It’s cultural immersion, with a wealth of shore excursions for you to take part in. It’s awe-inspiring scenery, from private cabin balconies. And it’s a hassle-free breath of fresh rural air, with our diligent and knowledgeable English-speaking guide. All included at a reasonable price.
Our Yangtze River cruises take you through one of China’s most stunning regions — the Three Gorges. And unlike an ocean cruise, you’re fully immersed on all sides by the beauty of what we lovingly call “the Heart of China”. As residents of the Yangtze, we’re uniquely qualified to ensure that the quality you receive in return for your hard-earned dollars cannot be compared.