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5 Days Yangtze River Cruise from Yichang to Chongqing
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Yangtze River Cruise from Yichang to Chongqing

Yangtze Cruises from Yichang to Chongqing is a popular upstream route of Yangtze River, taking 4 nights and 5 days.

This classic itinerary takes you to watch all the highlights of China Yangtze unfold before your eye. You may grasp at the stunning natural scenery as you cruise along Three Gorges, and be amazed at the world-famous project Three Gorges Dam etc.

Popular Ships for Yichang Chongqing Route

Looking for luxury Yangtze cruises from Yichang to Chongqing? In 2017, there are altogether 23 ships sailing upstream from Yichang to Chongqing. The ships in the following table are the popular ones. To view more ships, please go to 2017 Yangtze River Cruise Ship List.

Victoria Jenna
Only $397-$562
Victoria Anna
Only $397-$562
Century Paragon
Only $495-$632
Century Legend
Only $495-$632
Century Sun
Only $409-$515
Century Sky
Only $409-$515
Yangtze Explorer
Only $1,087-$1,505
President No.7
Only $399-$495
President No.8
Only $399-$495

 

5 Days & 4 Nights Yichang Chongqing Cruise Sample Itinerary

Yichang to Chongqing Cruise Route Map

Please Note: The following is the SAMPLE itinerary sailing from Chongqing to Yichang. The detailed sailing time, activities onboard and shore excursions may vary with different cruise companies. When decided your Yangtze ship, please view the exact itinerary offered by the ship.

Day 1 Yichang

  • 18:00-21:00 Board the ship at Yichang Dock

Highlights:
Yichang, renowned as “Gateway to the Three Gorges” and “Throat between Sichuan and Hubei”, is an important trading port and a transportation hub along the Yangtze River.

Yichang New Century Port

Yichang Port

Day 2 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

  • 08:00-09:00 Pass through Xiling Gorge
  • 13:00-15:00 Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam
  • 16:00-20:00 Pass five stages ship locks
  • 18:00 Buffet dinner & captain's welcome party

Highlight:
The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze is one of the largest construction projects ever undertaken by mankind. This great dam, the biggest hydropower project in the world, provides China with tremendous power generation and flood control service.

Three Gorges Dam

Three Gorges Dam

Day 3 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

  • 08:00-11:30 Shore excursion to Shennong Stream
  • 13:00-15:00 Pass through Wu Gorge
  • 15:00-16:00 Pass through Qutang Gorge

Highlight:
Shennong Stream is a collection of local culture. The nature scenery, boat tracker, local sampan, ancient hanging coffins, unique ethnic minority Tujia culture… all is worth your exploration.

Shennong Stream

Shennong Stream

Day 4 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

  • 08:00-10:00 Shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda
  • 13:00-15:00 shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City
  • 18:00 Captain’s Farewell Party

Highlight:
Fengdu Ghost City, is where the devil lives according to Chinese legend. The temples built on Ming Mountain show punish instruments and demon paintings, depicting the Chinese people’s imagination of hell.

Shibaozhai, like a pearl on Yangtze River, is 278 kilometers away from Chongqing. As the gem of Chinese Architecture, the 12-story, 18th Century red wooden temple is an architectural delight full of Legends and beautiful stories.

Fengdu Ghost City - Culture Heritage

Fengdu Ghost City

 

Day 5 Chongqing Disembark(B)

  • 09:00 after breakfast, disembark in Chongqing

Highlight:
Chongqing is China’s fourth municipality after Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin, attracting visitors from home and aboard for its cultural heritage and tourist attractions. Located at the confluence of Yangtze River and Jialing River, Chongqing serves as either a port of destination or of departure for most of the Yangtze Cruise Ships.

Disembark in Chongqing Chaotianmen Dock

Chongqing Chaotianmen Dock

Interested in Yangtze River Cruise from Chongqing to Yichang instead of Yichang to Chongqing? You can take a look at the 4 days & 3 nights downstream cruise from Chongqing to Yichang for more reference. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our professional cruise agents!

Note:

1. The above information including itinerary, attractions, and shore excursions, is not fixed and will be changed slightly because of the differences in ships, seasons, water levels, and weather condition.

2. Included meals as noted in above itinerary: (B) = Breakfast (L) = Lunch (D) = Dinner. 

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