President Cruises is a popular cruise line sailing between Chongqing and Yichang, enjoy your own cabin with private river facing balcony, all meals onboard are included, excellent value for money as daily shore excursions guided in English are also included in the cruise price.
President No.6 (former name President Prime), which breaks through the traditional facilities and service of Presidential Cruises, started her maiden voyage in April 2011.
Started her maiden voyage in Mar., 2013, with 146.8 meter in length and 20.2 meter in width, making her listed in the largest Yangtze River cruise ships.
Started her maiden voyage in Apr., 2013, containing 215 Standard Cabins, 13 Executive Cabins, and 2 Presidential Suites, totaling 230 rooms for 460 guest
Check in the cruise before 7:00 PM, and the cruise will depart Chongqing at 9:00 PM. While shedding the hustle and bustle of their travels, you have a buffer to refresh and prepare for the next day’s sightseeing on the amazing Yangtze.
This morning, additional optional shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (river conditions permitting), known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill. Take a shore excursion to Shibaozhai in the afternoon, which is a 12-storey wooden pagoda built in the Ming Dynasty, which looks like a giant bonsai on the Yangtze River. (B, L, D)
Today, the cruise will pass through the first two—Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. On the morning, additional optional shore excursion to White Emperor City (river conditions permitting), an ancient city overlooking the western end of Qutang Gorge. This afternoon, take a shore excursion on "peapod" boat for sailing deep into the Shennong Stream. (B, L, D)
In the morning take a shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site, the largest dam and hydroelectric project in the world. Then sail down the Xiling Gorge. Arrive Yichang around 12:30 PM and disembark. (B)
Check in the cruise after dinner before 7:00 PM in Yichang. While shedding the hustle and bustle of their travels, you have a buffer to refresh and prepare for the next day’s sightseeing on the amazing Yangtze.
This morning, sail through the Xiling Gorge, with an additional optional shore excursion to Three Gorges Tribe (river conditions permitting), offering an interesting glimpse into life in the Xiling Gorge region. In the afternoon, take a shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site, the largest dam and hydroelectric project in the world. Sail through the Three Gorges Dam ship locks this evening. (B, L, D)
This morning, take a shore excursion on "peapod" boat for sailing deep into the Shennong Stream. The cruise will pass through Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge. On the late afternoon, additional optional shore excursion to White Emperor City (river conditions permitting), an ancient city overlooking the western end of Qutang Gorge. (B, L, D)
In the morning take a shore excursion to the Shibaozhai, which is a 12-storey wooden pagoda built in the Ming Dynasty, which looks like a giant bonsai on the Yangtze River. This afternoon, additional optional shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (river conditions permitting), known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill. (B, L, D)
Arrive Chongqing, and disembark the cruise around 8:30 AM after breakfast. (B)
We strongly recommend your booking as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Especially in peak season, such as May, September and October.
To or from Chaotianmen Dock Chongqing, the taxi ride may take 40 mins(CNY 30) to/from Chongqing North Railway Station; 60 mins(CNY 80) to/from Chongqing Airport.
To or from New Century Pier or Taohuacun Pier, the taxi ride may take 50 mins(CNY 80) to/from Yichang East Railway Station; 80 mins(CNY 150) to/from Yichang Airport.
Usually, sumptuous western and Chinese buffets are offered at breakfast, lunch and dinner. An elegant Captain’s Farewell Banquet is served on the final night of the cruise.
Usually, a modest service charge has been instituted in lieu of tipping, and the current amount is CNY 150 (about US$23) per adult and to be paid upon check in.
Casual attire is recommended both on board and on shore excursions. Be sure to have a pair of comfortable walking shoes for excursions.
Usually, a child below 12 years would be charged at child rate, 50% of adult rate if sharing with parents, and 75% of adult rate if adding one extra bed for child.
You can either book half cabin at the quoted price, or guarantee a single room by paying extra 75% as single supplement. For single share basis, the cruise line will pair you with another passenger of the same sex, and the single supplement will not be charged.
We would just like to thank you and say how much we enjoyed our cruise. The ship was well appointed and the staff very attentive. We would like to give a special mention to Jack, who served us in the restaurant. He was polite, attentive, looking to our every need, even some times before we knew it!
Thank you for organising our trip. It was well organiised and wish to thank you for your time and trouble in doing this. We will recommend your company to others.
The cruise was superb and as 2 of only 10 westerners onboard, we were treated as first class citizens. The pick ups were on time and the drivers were very helpful.
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