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Yangtze River is regarded as cradle of China and becoming a must-see attraction for foreign tourists. Taking a Yangtze cruise is the best way to experience the history, culture and alluring natural scenery along the Yangtze River.

Do some homework before the cruise is necessary, here we list some of the importance key points that you may have pay attention to, it may help to plan a perfect and comfort journey.

Four Things You Need to Keep in Mind

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How choose a suitable cabin

Choosing a suitable cabin is very important for putting together a perfect Yangtze cruise. It is a personal decision, depending on a traveler’s budget and lifestyle. There are basically essential factors to consider when making a decision: the ship’s star rating, the ship's price, the ship's sailing dates, the ship’s operating history, cabin types and cabin locations. Read More

Yangtze scenery

When is the best time to take a cruise

The best seasons to take a Yangtze River cruise are spring and autumn. The best months are April, May, September and October when the weather is cool and comfortable. These four months are often called high seasons. The prices are higher than low seaons which including March, June, July, August and November. Read More

downstream cruises

Upstream and downstream

Downstream cruises are usually takes 4 days shorter than upstream cruises. Downstream sailings are from Chongqing to Yichang or Shanghai (7 days), while upstream means the opposite. The prices of upstream and downstream cruises are the same for most cruise routes except for Victoria Cruises. And shore excursions vary due to different schedules. Read More

Useful Travel Tips

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How to book a Cruise

Book a Yangtze Cruise is very easy. Just follow the steps in a certain ship page, select the suitable cabin, click the online inquiry page to fill your booking information than submit to us, and we will do the rest. All inquiries will get a reply within one working day.Read More

Yangtze cruise FAQ

Popular Yangtze Cruise FAQs

Please browse our Yangtze Cruise FAQ of the suggestions we list in terms of travelling to China in general. As there are two formal nights on the ship we suggest men to bring a coat & tie and the ladies wear dress or pantsuit, it may help to plan your cruise trip.Read More

Cruise tour packages

Package tour or cruise only

The advantage of a package would be that we could tailor made your personal China experience with all tour components fitting perfectly together or you can choose one of our Yangtze Cruise packages and customize it your way.

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