China Goddess Cruises

China Goddess Cruises, cheap Yangtze River cruises from US$299

The China Goddess Cruises is operated by Chongqing Damei Three Gorges Cruises Co. Ltd. The cruise ships China Goddess No.1 and China Goddess No.2 have been in service since Jun. 29th, 2012 and Nov. 16th, 2014 respectively. The brand new China Goddess No.3 (coming in 2021) is under construction.

China Goddess Cruises is one of the best choices for Chinese & Western guests touring the Three Gorges and spectacular Yangtze River scenery. The passengers could not only enjoy the relaxed comfortable journey, experience the 5-star standard cruise service and immense Three Gorges atmosphere, but also the intense Three Kingdoms culture along with the everlasting splendid Yangtze River.

China Goddess Cruises Ships

Ship Name Built Tonnage Length Beam Decks Capacity  
China Goddess 3 2021 15000T 149.9m 23.2m 7 650
China Goddess 2 2014 9600T 119.8m 18.8m 7 400 Book Now!
China Goddess 1 2012 7800T 92m 18.8m 6 234 Book Now!

China Goddess Cruises Highlights

  • China Goddess No.1: lowest price of Yangtze River cruises
  • Theme of Chinese Civilization, Three Gorges & Goddess Culture
  • All ships are built after 2012
  • All cruise ships with elevators
  • English speaking cruise directors & tour guide available
China Goddess No.1, China Goddess Cruises, lowest prices US$299

2020 Sailing Schedules

China Goddess No.1 and China Goddess No.2 are sailing between Chongqing and Yichang, with 3 Nights 4 Days downstream cruises from Chongqing to Yichang, and 4 Nights 5 Days upstream cruises from Yichang to Chongqing.

Day Chongqing to Yichang
(3 Nights Downstream)
Yichang to Chongqing
(4 Nights Upstream)
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday China Goddess No.2
Thursday China Goddess No.1
Friday
Saturday
Sunday China Goddess No.2 China Goddess No.1

China Goddess Cruises Rates

Ship Name Shoulder Season Rates
(Mar/Jun/Jul/Aug/Nov)
Peak Season Rates
(Apr/May/Sep/Oct)
China Goddess No.1 US$299.00 US$339.00
China Goddess No.2 US$339.00 US$369.00
** Above Yangtze River cruise prices are not valid for departures between Sept. 30 to Oct. 07.

China Goddess Cruises Itinerary

Would you like to take Changjiang Cruises from Chongqing or Yichang?

There is no price difference, and the only difference is when you take a cruise from Chongqing, it is one day quicker. Cruises sailing from 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). Upstream and downstream cruises include almost the same sights and excursions.

Yangtze River Cruise Map

CHONGQING to YICHANG Downstream Itinerary (3 Nights)
DAY 1
18:00-20:00 Embarkation at Chaotianmen Pier, Chongqing
21:00 Set Sail
21:00 Cruise briefing
DAY 2
07:00-07:30 Early Bird Morning coffee & tea; Tai Chi exercise
07:30-08:30 Breakfast (buffet)
08:00-11:30 Shore excursion to Fengdu “Jade Emperor”
12:00-13:30 Lunch (buffet)
13:30-15:30 Optional excursion: Fengdu “Ghost City” (CNY 290 per person)
17:00-18:00 Captain’s Welcome Party
18:00-19:00 Dinner (buffet)
19:00-21:00 Optional excursion:
Feng Yan San Guo “Romance of the Three Kingdoms” Live Show (CNY 290 per person)
DAY 3
07:00-07:30 Early Bird Morning coffee & tea; Tai Chi exercise
07:30-08:30 Breakfast (buffet)
08:00-11:00 Optional excursion: White Emperor City (CNY 290 per person)
11:00-11:30 Scenic cruising — Qutang Gorge
12:00-13:00 Lunch (buffet)
13:30-17:30 Shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges
Enhanced Optional Tour: Little Lesser Three Gorges (CNY 150 per person)
17:30-18:30 Scenic cruising — Wu Gorge
18:30-20:00 Scenic cruising — Xiling Gorge (West Section)
19:00-20:00 Captain’s farewell banquet (table dinner)
20:00-23:00 Settle the bills
DAY 4
Regular Schedule
07:30-08:30 Breakfast (buffet)
08:00-11:00 Disembark at Maoping Pier.
Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam.
Shuttle to Yichang.
12:30 (Est.) Arrive at Yichang Sanxia Tourist Center (near Wanda Plaza).
Schedules with Optional Tour
07:00-08:00 Breakfast (buffet)
08:00-12:00 Disembark at Maoping Pier.
Optional excursion: Ship-lift Tour (CNY 290 per person);
Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam.
Shuttle to Yichang.
13:30 (Est.) Arrive at Yichang Sanxia Tourist Center (near Wanda Plaza).

YICHANG to CHONGQING Upstream Itinerary (4 Nights)
DAY 1
16:30-20:00 Board the cruise ship at Maoping Pier, Yichang.
** Complimentary cruise shuttle available departing from Yichang Sanxia Tourist Center.
21:00-21:30 Embarkation briefing
DAY 2
07:00-07:30 Morning coffee & tea, Tai Chi exercise
07:00-08:00 Breakfast (buffet)
08:30-10:30 Optional excursion: Three Gorges Tribe (CNY 290 per person)
12:30-13:30 Lunch (buffet)
14:00-16:30 Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam.
16:30-17:30 Optional excursion: Ship-lift Tour (CNY 290 per person)
18:00 (Est.) Set Sail;
Scenic cruising – Xiling Gorge (West Section)
18:00-19:00 Dinner (buffet)
19:00 Captain’s Welcome Party
DAY 3
07:00-07:30 Morning coffee & tea, Tai Chi exercise
07:00-08:00 Breakfast (buffet)
07:00-07:30 Scenic cruising — Wu Gorge
08:30-12:00 Shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges
Enhanced Optional Tour: Little Lesser Three Gorges (CNY 150 per person)
12:30-13:30 Lunch (buffet)
14:30-15:00 Scenic cruising — Qutang Gorge
15:00-18:00 Optional excursion: White Emperor City (CNY 290 per person)
18:00-19:00 Dinner (buffet)
20:30 Evening entertainment;
DAY 4
07:00-07:30 Morning coffee & tea, Tai Chi exercise
07:00-08:00 Breakfast (buffet)
08:30-11:30 Shore excursion to Fengdu “Jade Emperor”
12:00-13:00 Lunch (buffet)
13:00-16:30 Optional excursion: Mt. Wuling Grand Rift Valley (CNY 290 per person)
19:00-20:30 Captain’s farewell banquet (table dinner)
20:00-23:00 Settle the bills
20:30-21:30 Evening entertainment;
DAY 5
07:00-08:00 Breakfast (buffet)
08:30 Check out.
09:00 (Est.) Disembarkation in Chongqing.

Please Note:

  • The cruise itineraries are subject to change due to the weather, river conditions, and permission from the navigation authorities.
  • According to the water level conditions, the embarkation (3 nights cruise) / disembarkation (4 nights cruise) pier might be changed to Fengdu in Chongqing, and the coach transfer would be arranged from/to Chongqing city center by the cruise line, and if this situation happens, we would inform you at least one day before departure date, so please check your email for further information before going to the cruise pier.