Yangtze River is the longest river in China which is originates on the south west side Mt Geladandong on Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and runs through 10 province in China, the Yangtze River cruise is taking in the most beautiful part of 660 kilometers waterway between Chongqing and Yichang, this part of Yangtze River which is further inland, sheltered by high gorges, where there are no strong winds or rough water, and considerate safe for a cruise. The long trip between from Chongqing and Shanghai is available as well to get a deep insight of culture and unique customs of peoples inhabit along Yangtze River.
What is the Ship Looks Like
The Yangtze cruise ships are different by ratings, 5 star ships, 4 star ships, 3 star ships and passenger’s ferry. The passenger’s ferries are designed to the short trips, no service and outdated facilities so that not on our recommendation list.
Our recommended cruise ships have 22 vessels that are all rated five stars by the China National Tourism Administration (its highest rating), and our ships have been ranked “A” class—the top class by the Yangtze navigation authority. All the vessels all have double-bottom hulls, an important safety feature, and conform to the highest standards for stable river navigation. They have been designed to withstand any type of weather conditions along the Yangtze. The captain and crew all adhere strictly to the safety requirements of the navigation authority.
You cruise trip mornoly takes downstream Chongqing to Yichang 4 days 3 nights, Chongqing to Shanghai 7 days 6 nights, upstream Yichang to Chongqing 5 days 4 nights, Shanghai to Chongqing 9 days 8 nights.
Dining on Board
Every day serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Passengers on Yangtze river cruise are from different nationalities and they must have their own requirements on food, in this case, the every meal on broad is serve in terms of buffet, and various choose of flavors as salad, steak, bread, pasta Chinese food will savor your taste buds.
Like other exclusive ocean cruise, the river cruise follows one price by everything principle that includes accommodations, meals, onboard activities and land excursions on board.
The whole trips have several ports of call at the towns along Yangtze and disembark for excursions, they offer one free off-shore excursion and one for optional each day, which will fulfill your everyday program, each excursion will takes about two or three hours and guided by native local guide.
Cruise Ships Stateroom
Similar as the hotel room that cruise ships’ equip with Bathroom (tub and shower), private balcony, TV, refrigerator, air-conditioning, hair dryer, wardrobe, and other daily necessities.
The stander rooms are allocated from second floor, and if you want a specific deck for better views, you may expect to pay CNY150 -300 per person for a floor upgrades.
Customers book from Yangtzeriver.org take priority to allocate in cabins with good views and less noise away from the engine compartment.
The cruise ships make you feel like at home by created various fun activities and culture lectures as Taiji Boxing Class, Learn Chinese Cooking, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Class, Night Crew’s Show, or you can spent time on the swimming pool, cinema and the reading room, we try to create a memorable vacations for all customers.