Yangtze River Cruise - 5 Days

Tee Lee Travel Presents: Yangtze River Cruise

Relax as you cruise along the majestic Yangtze River and discover the dramatic gorges, mountain villages and breathtaking scenery. A Yangtze River cruise is the thrill of a lifetime. You will enjoy the stunning picturesque scenery and amazing natural beauty of the famed Three Gorges: Qutang , Wu, and Xiling, while exploring historical relics and ancient cultural sites along the mighty river. Enjoy shore excursions to explore the fascinating history and tranquil landscapes of the region, including the spectacle of Fengdu Ghost City, a peculiar site that contains statues of demons and ghosts that roam the after-world; the fun of drifting through Shennong Stream, which offers clear running waters, picturesque rock formations, and monkeys and goats along its banks; and the wonder of the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest.
A Yangtze River cruise is a visual delight, full of pleasant surprises and many treasures waiting to be discovered. The images will stay with you long after you have returned home.

Highlights:
Relax aboard a cruise along the majestic Yangtze River Marvel at the scale of the massive engineering achievement of the Three Gorges Dam Paddle up tranquil Shennong Stream, named for a mythical sageemperor of ancient China Visit the scenic two-centuries-old ‘Precious Stone Fortress’ – Shibaozhai Enjoy a range of Optional Activities and shore activities.

Visas: Please note a Chinese visa must be obtained before entering the country. Please contact us for further details and visa application fees.

Schedules

We have three beautiful vessels at your disposal

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Yangtze Gold

Ship Details

  • Cruise Name: Yangtze Gold 6
  • Rating: plus
  • Speed: 26km/h
  • Air-Conditioning: Central Controlled
  • Tonnage: 17000 T
  • Built: 2012
  • Length:149.95m
  • Beam: 24m
  • Draft: 2.6m
  • Crew: 200
  • Capacity: 570
  • Deck: 6

President N 6 Deluxe

Ship details

  • Cruise Name: President No.6
  • Rating: 5 star
  • Speed: 26km/h
  • Air-Conditioning: Central Controlled
  • Tonnage: 12000 T
  • Built: 2011
  • Length: 135.2m
  • Beam: 19.6m
  • Draft: 2.6m
  • Crew: 200
  • Capacity: 374
  • Deck: 6

Century Paragon Ship

Ship Details:

  • Cruise Name: Century Paragon
  • Rating: plus
  • Speed: 24km/h
  • Air-Conditioning: Central Controlled
  • Tonnage: 12516 T
  • Built: 2013
  • Length: 141.8m
  • Beam: 19.8m
  • Draft: 2.8m
  • Crew: 150
  • Capacity: 398
  • Deck: 7

Shanghai – Yichang

Yangtze River Cruise (D)

This morning fly to the port city of Yichang, the starting point of our Yangtze River Cruise for the next four nights. After dinner, we board the cruise and receive an introduction on cruise events and on-board activities.

Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

Today, your cruise enters the Xiling Gorge. Named for Mount Xiling, this is the longest of the Three Gorges.
In fact, Xiling Gorge comprises four smaller gorges with rather poetic names; Precious Sword, Horse Lung & Ox Liver, Soundless Bell, and Shadow Play.
08:00 Briefing on the cruise
08:00-09:00 Passing the Xiling Gorge (East Part)
09:00-11:00 Shore excursion: Three Gorges Dam Site
11:00-13:00 Shore excursion: Visit Ba and Tujia ethnic minorities of the Three Gorges. Experience a charming reenactment of traditional life ways in a peaceful hillside village setting (optional)
13:30-15:30 Passing the Three Gorges Dam 16:00 Sail through the 5-stage shiplock or take the ship lift
18:00 Captain’s Welcome Dinner
20:00 Evening entertainment

Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

Sail through Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge.
06:30 Breakfast
08:00-12:00 Shore excursion: Shennong Stream
13:30-17:00 Sail through Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge
17:30 Shore excursion: White Emperor City (optional, river conditions permitting)

Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

Shore excursion: Shibaozhai Pagoda.
07:00 Breakfast
08:30-10:30 Shore excursion: Shibaozhai Pagoda
10:30-12:30 Shore excursion: Fengdu Ghost City (optional)
14:00-16:00 Lectures
18:00 Farewell Dinner

Disembarkation day

After breakfast, disembark from our cruise in the port city of Chongqing at 9am.

Departure Transfer

Transfer to the airport for a connecting flight via an intermediate city to Australia.


Chongqing – Adelaide


Important notes

Activities are subject to weather conditions. Itinerary is subject to change without prior notice Alternative activities /arrangements will be made should this occur.