Yangtze River Cruise from Wanzhou to Yichang
The 2 nights and 3 days downstream Yangtze Cruises from Wanzhou (in Chongqing) to Yichang, is the most budget cruise route.
Latest news for Yangtze Cruise from Wanzhou to Yichang: sorry to inform you that there is no ship sailing from Wanzhou to Yichang in 2023. If you are interested in the downstream Yangtze River cruising, you can take the 4 days & 3 nights itinerary from Chongqing to Yichang which covers all the essence of Yangtze River.
Aim to save time and budget, this itinerary is perfect for the cruisers who are short in time. You could explore all the scenic and historical essence of Yangtze including the Chinese ancient “Poem City” - White Emperor City, marvelous Lesser Three Gorges with drifting experience, the world-famous project Three Gorges Dam etc.
It takes 3.5 hours to transfer from downtown Chongqing to Wanzhou County, and the cruise company will arrange the drive, so never worry about it.
Recommended Ships for Chongqing Yichang Route
Looking for luxury Yangtze cruises from Chongqing to Yichang? In 2023, there are altogether 26 ships sailing downstream from Chongqing to Yichang. The ships in the following table are the popular ones. To view more ships, please go to 2023 Yangtze River Cruise Ship List.
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3 Days & 2 Nights Downstream Yangtze Cruise Itinerary (Wanzhou - Yichang)
Day 1 Wanzhou Departure (D)
- 16:00 Gather at Chongqing Chaotianmen Square, and then drive to Wanzhou (3.5 hours)
- 19:30 Get aboard and check on the ship
- 20:00 Enjoy your dinner
- 22:00 Depart from Wanzhou
Wanzhou (previously known as Wanxian) is a small mountainous city known as the gate way to East Sichuan. It located 350 kilometers downstream from Chongqing and spread out on both side of the river. Today, Wanzhou is an important port and industrial center.
Wanzhou County in Chongqing
Day 2 Wanzhou - Wu Gorge (B, L, D)
- 07:30 Shore excursion to Fengjie White Emperor City (2.5 hours)
- 12:30 Optional shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges (4.5 hours)
- 17:00 Sail through Wu Gorge & Goddess Peak
White Emperor City, also called Baidi Temple, is reputed as Chinese ancient “Poem” City. Located atop Baidi Mountain directly overlooking the Qutang Gorge, it is the best place to overlook “Kui Gate” scenery.
Lesser Three Gorges, known as “the wonders of the world”, is situated a 50 kilometers stretch of lower reaches of the Daning River. Occupying an area of 3000 acres, it is composed of Longmen Gorge, Bawu Gorge and Dicui Gorge. Each of them has its magnificent natural attractions and distinct cultural and historical landscapes.
White Emperor City
Day 3 Three Gorges Cruise - Yichang (B)
- 07:30 Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam (3 hours)
- 11:30 Disembark in Yichang
The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze has been a dream for generations and 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
Interested in Yangtze River Cruise from Chongqing to Yichang instead of Wanzhou to Yichang? You can take a look at the 4 days & 3 nights upstream cruise from Yichang to Chongqing for more reference. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our professional cruise agents!
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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Is there any cruise from Yichang to Wuhan? Or any cruise that is during only 3 days?
Thanks for your question. At present, there is temporarily no cruise from Yichang to Wuhan. However, we offer cruises from Chongqing to Yichang for 5 days and 4 nights and cruises from Yichang to Chongqing for 4 days and 3 nights. You can enjoy the luxury ship facilities, a lot of wonderful entertainment, parties, great food and beverages, and warm services for domestic and international guests, besides, there are arranged many famous and interesting onshore sites for you to feel more history and culture along the Yangtze River, with very nice price. And since prices are slightly different from seasons, downstream cruise/upstream cruise, as well as nationality, group number, etc. Could you please tell us more info about yourself and your travel time? Our professional travel consultants are here who can arrange a best-value cruise for you at any time.
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