President CruisesPrivate cabins with included shore excursions

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.

Sail from March to November
Three Ships
Duration
3 or 4 Nights
Temperature
Air-conditioned
President No.6
President No.6

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.

Tonnage:
12000 T
Maiden Voyage:
Sept, 2011
Length
136 M
Beam
19.6 M
Crew:
120
Capacity:
374
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President No.7
President No.7

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.

Tonnage:
17000 T
Maiden Voyage:
Mar., 2013
Length
146.8 M
Beam
20.2 M
Crew:
200
Capacity:
460
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President No.8
President No.8

Started her maiden voyage in Apr., 2013, containing 215 Standard Cabins, 13 Executive Cabins, and 2 Presidential Suites, totaling 230 rooms for 460 guest

Tonnage:
17000 T
Maiden Voyage:
Apr., 2013
Length
146.8 M
Beam
20.2 M
Crew:
200
Capacity:
460
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Cruise InformationDeparture and Arrival
3 Nights Downstream
DEPARTURE: Chaotianmen Pier

7PM

Chongqing (CKG)

12PM

Yichang (YIH)
4 Nights Upstream
DEPARTURE: NEW CENTURY PIER

8PM

Yichang (YIH)

8AM

Chongqing (CKG)

3 Nights Downstream ItineraryChongqing to Yichang

START END
Place 1
DAY 1

Depart Chongqing

Chaotianmen Pier / Chongqing

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.

  • Tourist Attraction:
    Chongqing Skyline in the Evening
  • Best Buy of this Place:
    Chongqing Beer
  • Food Speciality:
    Hotpot
  • Activity:
    N/A
TOUR DELIGHT :
Settle Down in Your Cabin
DAY 2

Shibaozhai

Fengdu County / Zhong County

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)

  • Tourist Attraction:
    Shibaozhai
  • Best Buy of this Place:
    Fermented Tofu
  • Food Speciality:
    Meals Onboard
  • Activity:
    Shibaozhai Excursion
TOUR DELIGHT :
Crew Show in the Evening
Place 2
Place 3
DAY 3

Shennong Stream

Fengjie County / Badong County

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)

  • Tourist Attraction:
    Qutang Gorge & Wu Gorge
  • Best Buy of this Place:
    Topmouth Culter
  • Food Speciality:
    Meals Onboard
  • Activity:
    2.5 Hours Boating Ride
TOUR DELIGHT :
Captain’s Farewell Banquet
DAY 4

Three Gorges Dam & Arrive Yichang

New Century Pier / Yichang

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)

  • Tourist Attraction:
    Xiling Gorge
  • Best Buy of this Place:
    Yangtze River Catfish
  • Food Speciality:
    Orange
  • Activity:
    Three Gorges Dam
TOUR DELIGHT :
World’s Largest Hydropower Station
Place 4

4 Nights Upstream ItineraryYichang to Chongqing

START END
Place 1
DAY 1

Depart Yichang

Province / Snow Mountain

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.

  • Tourist Attraction:
    Xiling Gorge
  • Best Buy of this Place:
    Yangtze River Catfish
  • Food Speciality:
    Orange
  • Activity:
    N/A
TOUR DELIGHT :
Settle Down in Your Cabin
DAY 2

Three Gorges Dam

Xiling Gorge / Yichang

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)

  • Tourist Attraction:
    Three Gorges Tribe
  • Best Buy of this Place:
    Yangtze River Catfish
  • Food Speciality:
    Onboard Meals
  • Activity:
    Three Gorges Dam Excursion
TOUR DELIGHT :
Crew Show in the Evening
Place 2
Place 3
DAY 3

Shennong Stream

Badong County / Fengjie County

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)

  • Tourist Attraction:
    Wu Gorge & Qutang Gorge
  • Best Buy of this Place:
    Topmouth Culter
  • Food Speciality:
    Onboard Meals
  • Activity:
    2.5 Hours Boating Ride
TOUR DELIGHT :
Crew Dance Show in the Evening
DAY 4

Shibaozhai

Zhong County / Chongqing

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)

  • Tourist Attraction:
    Kui Gate, Qutang Gorge
  • Best Buy of this Place:
    Fermented Tofu
  • Food Speciality:
    Meals Onboard
  • Activity:
    Shibaozhai Excursion
TOUR DELIGHT :
Captain’s Farewell Banquet
Place 4
Place 5
DAY 5

Arrive Chongqing

Province / Penguin City

Arrive Chongqing, and disembark the cruise around 8:30 AM after breakfast. (B)

  • Tourist Attraction:
    Chongqing
  • Best Buy of this Place:
    Chongqing Beer
  • Food Speciality:
    Hotpot
  • Activity:
    N/A
TOUR DELIGHT :
Mountain City View

Important TipsYangtze River Cruises

Booking is Essential

We strongly recommend your booking as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Especially in peak season, such as May, September and October.

Chongqing Pier Transport

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.

Yichang Pier Transport

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.

Meals on Board

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.

Tipping on Board

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.

Dress Code on Board

Casual attire is recommended both on board and on shore excursions. Be sure to have a pair of comfortable walking shoes for excursions.

Travel with Chid

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.

For Solo Traveler

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.

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President No.6 Chongqing to Yichang

Tuesday4 Days & 3 Nights

President No.7 Chongqing to Yichang

Wednesday4 Days & 3 Nights

President No.8 Chongqing to Yichang

Friday4 Days & 3 Nights

President No.6 Yichang to Chongqing

Friday5 Days & 4 Nights

President No.7 Yichang to Chongqing

Saturday5 Days & 4 Nights

President No.8 Yichang to Chongqing

Monday5 Days & 4 Nights

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