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President No.8

President No.8, the sister ship of President No.7, is one of the newest and largest ships among Yangtze River cruises. With family friendly cabins and facilities, it is a good choice for family with kids to take the President No.8.

Cruise Route:

Chongqing - Yichang (4 days & 3 nights)

Yichang - Chongqing (5 days & 4 nights)

Price:  $399-$495 •This price range is based on a standard cabin for twin sharing.

•The prices are valid until Feb.28, 2018.

•Please enquiry for the exact price according to your nationality, cruising time and cruising route.

•Please quote us for the price may change during China's Golden Week (the first week of October) and Spring Festival.

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President No.8 Cruise Ship

Ship Overview

President No.8 will take her maiden voyage on April 26th, 2013. As one of the NEWST luxury Yangtze cruise ship in 2013, President No.7 sets up a new standard of the deluxe Yangtze ship of President Fleet.

It is the largest cruise ships on the Yangtze, with 146.8 meter in length and 20.2 meter in width. Onboard the ship, there are 215 luxury standard rooms, 13 luxury executive rooms on the top deck, and 2 presidential suites on the fore side of 3rd deck, totaling 230 rooms for 460 guests. Specially designed for customers who travel with family, President No. 7 offers 100 luxury standard cabins which can be upgraded into triple rooms for family with kids. So the total capacity of the ship can be about 580 guests.

  • Maiden Voyage: Aprial 26th, 2013
  • Passenger Capacity: 460
  • Total Cabins: 230
  • Decks: 7
  • Itinerary: Chongqing - Yichang; Yichang - Chongqing

Why Choose this Ship?

One of the highlights of our China Yangtze trip was a 5 day/4 night cruise on the Yangtze River on the President ship. The reason we chose this ship is because all cabins have a balcony, yet the price for the cruise was more than reasonable.

The ship is very new, and perhaps that contributes to the very attractive interior design. We had reserved the least expensive twin deluxe cabin which had two comfortable beds, good closet space, an unexpectedly spacious bathroom, and a balcony that easily accommodated two chairs comfortably.

There is plenty of time to sit on the sundeck and watch the huge cliffs slide quietly by on each side of the ship; or to spot goats on steep hillsides; or indulge in a glass of wine on your private balcony and listen to the lap of the water against the hull of the ship. But there was also plenty to do, both on board ship and in the shore excursions. I watched an interesting demonstration of acupuncture and reflexology; there was Tai Chi on deck at the crack of dawn each morning (although I never actually made it to that!); demonstrations of Chinese art and painting.

---- Reviewed by AussieLady210, Nov.18, 2014

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Price Note:
• The above price range is based on a standard cabin for twin sharing.
• The prices are valid by Dec.31 of the year.
• Please enquiry for the exact price according to your nationality, cruising time and cruising route.
• Please quote us for the price may change during China's Golden Week (the first week of October) and Spring Festival.

Questions & Discussions

Following are latest questions and answers from our webusers and customers. You can learn many useful information from the discussion and cases. You can also join in the discussions or ask your own question. Our experts will help you ASAP.

Food arrangement for vegetarians
We will be travelling on 8.06.2017 for 3 days tour. We have been informed that there are less options for vegetarian food on the cruise. Can you please let us know what food is being provided in breakfast, lunch and dinner ?
2017-05-29 20:03
Hi A J,

Thanks for your question! Glad to know your cruise trip to the Yangtze River. Onboard President No. 8 cruise ship, the breakfast and lunch are arranged in buffet style with about 3-4 vegetarian dishes, like cabbages, vegetable and fruit salad, and so on for guests, and the dinner is prepared in Chinese sitting form with some specially cooked vegetarian dishes. Menus for the three meals change every day to offer more choices for guests. Besides, this ship has served many vegetarian travellers from the world and has gained some experience and good reputations, so you can enjoy your food time on the ship!

Have a nice trip in June!
Dress Code
How should my family be dressed for dinner? If I don\'t want to bring a suit. Is men required to wear a sport jacket? and Woman is required to wear a dress?
Thank You
2017-06-15 09:35
Hello Richard,

Thank you for the good question! Usually dressing for the evening meal is not very formal, and a suite and tie for a man or an evening dress for a woman is not strictly required. Just wear comfortable to enjoy the vacation. However, avoiding dressing too casual like jeans, round-neck shirts, shorts, slippers, and so on is OK.

Wish you a nice trip on the Yangtze River cruise ship!

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