President No.8 is 2020 top new and large luxury ships among Yangtze River cruises. Specially designing 230 sets of family-friendly cabins & suites and public facilities, it is particularly a competitive choice for family visitors with kids to enjoy the classic Yangtze River cruise trip in leisure and fun!
President No.8 Overview
President No.8 took her maiden voyage on April 26th, 2013. As one of the top new, large and competitive luxury Yangtze River cruise ship, President No.8 sets a new standard of deluxe Yangtze ships of President Fleet and is favored by lots of international visitors to Three Gorges. Constructed to 146.8 meter in length and 20.2 meter, to the maximum limitation of Yangtze shipping, President No.8 is one of the largest Yangtze cruises with abundant area for guests onboard. Having totally 230 spacious and luxurious rooms for 460 dear guests, including 215 luxury standard rooms, 13 luxury executive rooms on the top deck, and 2 presidential suites on the fore side of 3rd deck, President No.8 provides a luxurious hotel for vacation relaxation for all world visitors. Besides, specially designed for customers who travel with family, President No. 8 offers 100 luxury standard cabins which can be upgraded into triple rooms for family with kids. If you are traveling with family members, it is surely your top choice. Besides, it is also an excellent ship to select with the diverse fancy public facilities, new technologies and careful consideration on some details, including large sun deck, extraordinary dining halls, SPA, theater, mini golf, swimming pool, gift shop, KTV, handicapped access, etc.
Maiden VoyageApr. 26, 2013
Why Choose President No.8?
Advanced Special Facilities on Yangtze
Stylish Accommodation for Landscape Admiration
Memorable Trip of Entertainment and Fun
- Top Best Family-friendly Ship: Specially considered the needs of family travelers, President No.8 arranged 100 luxurious cabins into a transformable type, which can be changed into triple rooms for family visitors with kids. Besides, the colorful Children’s Paradise on 6F is the great place to spend more harmonious and fun time with your darling!
- 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.
- Limited winter schedules may be adjusted into other dates, cruise ships, etc. based on the arrangement of the cruise company.
2023 President No.8 Cruise Routes
Most popular downstream itinerary to see the best significant mountains and gorges of Yangtze.
Destinations: Shibaozhai Pagoda, Shennong Stream, Three Gorges Dam...
Another classic upstream route to appreciate the golden section of Yangtze with a more leisure pace.
Destinations: Shibaozhai Pagoda, Shennong Stream, Three Gorges Dam, Fengdu Ghost City...
What to Expect on President No.8?
2 nice restaurants prepare rich flavors of authentic Chinese cuisines with a mix of Western specialties. Hearty and healthy!
Schedule of President No.8
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Questions & Discussions
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Thank you for the message. onboard President Cruise ships, you could pay your bill for every consuming items including the optional shore excursions in cash and in major currencies, including US dollars, British pounds, Euro, Chinese Yuan, etc. Also, you could pay by using your credit card. Besides the VISA card, you can also use the Master Card, Visa, American Express, JCB and Diners Card. If you are interested in any optional shore excursion visit, just tell the front desk, and the staff there will help you with the register and payment on site.
Wish you a wonderful Yangtze River cruise trip with President No.8
Thanks for your question! There is no self-service washing machine onboard President no.8, but they provide warm laundry service for guests. If you want such a service, you can just put your clothes in the laundry bag in your cabin and fill the laundry service form or call the reception desk, and then the staff will take them to do laundry and return to your cabin. This service is charged by the kinds and pieces of your clothes. Usually, the price of each piece of clothes varies from 15 RMB to 40 RMB. For example, a pair of blue jeans usually needs about 20 RMB and a piece of T-shirt needs about 15 RMB. Besides, tap water that is purified and sterilized is available in the bathroom of your cabin, so you can also use the water to do some hand laundry during the ship journey.
Warm tip: The price is only for your reference, but do not worry much about that, the costs of laundry service are reasonable.
Hope this helps and wish you a wonderful ship experience in China!
Greetings from China! Yes, there are hair dryer and shampoo in cabins of President 8, but no hair conditioner. If you couldn't find the hair dryer and shampoo, you can ask the reception desk for help.
For more information about cabin amenities of Yangtze President 8, please visit: https://www.yangtze-river-cruises.com/ships/president-no8-cruise/cabin-info.html
Enjoy your Yangtze River cruise holiday!
And if so how much would this cost per person
Thank you for the good question. The President No.8 provides mainly two kinds of drinking packages for guests onboard. One kind is the drinking package during dining in the restaurant, which needs about 398RMB for upstream cruise from Yichang and about 298RMB for downstream cruise from Chongqing for each guest, and people could unlimitedly enjoy the soft drinks, Chinese beer, as well as dry white and red wines within 1 hour during the dining moments.
The other kind is the package in the cruise bar on the 5th floor, which needs about 650RMB for each guest and covers sorts of soft drinks, Tsingtao beers, wines made in China, coffee, and tea, etc. Therefore, you could enjoy the beverages in the bar before 23:30 every day to spend some leisure time while enjoying the sceneries on the river and the gorges. The prices are only for your reference, and you could know the detailed charges after boarding.
Wish you a memorable Yangtze River cruise onboard President No.8!
Thank you for the message! Yes, there is Wi-Fi service onboard President No.8, and it is charged with extra fee of about 200RMB/person for one full sailing. If you need that service, please tell the staff at the reception desk directly, and the staff will help you link your mobile phone or other digital device to the Internet willingly, and usually you can enjoy it in some public places like the lobby!
Wish you a nice holiday on President No.8!
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!
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!