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Yangtze Gold 7

Yangtze Gold 7 Cruise Ship

Yangtze Gold 7, the Newest ship among Yangtze Gold Cruises, is regarded as the Top Luxury river cruise in the world.

Cruise Route:

    Chongqing - Yichang (4 days & 3 nights)

    Yichang - Chongqing (5 days & 4 nights)

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Yangtze Gold 7 Cruise Ship Itinerary in 2019

Yangtze Gold 7 Chongqing Yichang Itinerary Map
Map of Yangtze Gold 7's Itinerary

Chongqing - Yichang 4 Days & 3 Nights Downstream Cruise

Arranged Shore Excursions: Fengdu Ghost City, Lesser Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam;

Optional Excursions & Activities: Shibaozhai Pagoda, Three Kingdoms Open Air Show, White Emperor City, Mini Three Gorges, Tribe of Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift, Quyuan Temple

Day Time Events & Activities
Day 1 18:00
20:00
21:00
Board the ship at Chongqing Chaotianmen Dock & check in
Embarkation safety briefing & facilities introduction
Depart from Chongqing
Day 2 (B, L, D) 07:00-07:30
07:00-08:30
08:00-11:00
12:00-13:00
16:30-18:00
17:00-18:00
18:00-19:00
20:30-21:30

20:30-21:30
Morning coffee & Tai Chi practice
Buffet Breakfast
Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City
Buffet lunch
Optional shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda (220 RMB/pp)
Captain's welcome party
Buffet dinner
Optional experience to enjoy Three Kingdoms Open Air Show (290 RMB/pp) in Zhongxian County
Evening dancing party & entertainment
Day 3 (B, L, D) 07:00-07:30
07:30-08:30
08:00-11:00
11:00-11:30
11:30-12:30
13:30-17:30
17:30-18:00
18:30-20:00
19:00-20:00
20:00
20:30-21:30
Morning coffee & Tai Chi practice
Buffet Breakfast
Optional excursion to White Emperor City (220 RMB/pp)
Sail through Qutang Gorge and marvel at Kui Gate
Buffet lunch
Shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges; OPTIONAL visit to Mini Three Gorges (150 RMB/pp)
Sail through Wu Gorge
Sail through Xiling Gorge (West Section)
Farewell banquet
Settle the bills
"Golden Three Gorges" theme party & show
Day 4 (B) 07:00-07:30
07:00-08:00
08:00-12:30









Morning coffee & Tai Chi practice
Buffet breakfast
Disembark at Maoping Port. Enjoy morning excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site and shuttle to Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal for departure.
Note:
After the visit of Three Gorges Dam, you can take optional experience to pass through Ship Lift (290 RMB/pp) or to visit Quyuan Temple (220 RMB/pp) or Tribe of Three Gorges (290 RMB/pp).
(1) If you choose to pass through the Ship Lift, you will arrive at Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal at about 13:30pm;
(2) If you choose to visit the Quyuan Temple, you will arrive at the Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal at about 13:00pm;
(3) If you choose to visit the Tribe of Three Gorges, you will arrive at the Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal at about 17:00pm.

Yichang - Chongqing 5 Days & 4 Nights Upstream Cruise

Arranged Shore Excursions: Fengdu Ghost City, Lesser Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam;

Optional Excursions & Activities: Tribe of Three Gorges, Mini Three Gorges, White Emperor City, Shibaozhai Pagoda, Quyuan Temple, Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift

Day Time Events & Activities
Day 1 16:00-21:30

21:00
Gather at Yichang East Railway Station or Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal and shuttle to Maoping Port for embarkation
Embarkation safety briefing & facilities introduction
Day 2 (B, L, D) 07:00-07:30
07:00-08:00
07:30-12:30
12:30-13:30
14:00-17:00

17:00-18:00
18:00-19:00
20:30-21:30
Morning coffee & Tai Chi practice
Buffet breakfast
Optional shore excursion to Tribe of Three Gorges (290 RMB/pp) or Quyuan Temple (220 RMB/pp)
Buffet lunch
Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site and Optional experience to pass through Ship Lift (290 RMB/pp) or visit Quyuan Temple (220 RMB/pp)
Captain's welcome party
Buffet dinner
Evening dancing party & entertainment
Day 3 (B, L, D) 07:00-07:30
07:00-08:00
07:00-07:30
08:00-12:00
12:30-13:30
14:30-15:00
15:00-18:00
19:00-20:00








20:30-21:30
Morning coffee & Tai Chi practice
Buffet breakfast
Sail through Wu Gorge
Shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges; OPTIONAL visit to Mini Three Gorges (150 RMB/pp)
Buffet lunch
Sail through Qutang Gorge
You’ll have 4 options and select your likes:
Option 1: Stay onboard and enjoy free time on your own;
Option 2: Take optional excursion to White Emperor City and enjoy optional Return to the Three Gorges Night Performance (490RMB/PP);
Option 3: Take optional visit to White Emperor City (290 RMB/PP), and then return onboard to enjoy dinner;
Option 4: After dinner onboard, take optional visit to night show Return to the Three Gorges (320RMB/PP).
Note: If you take option 2, you need to have box meal for dinner at White Emperor City Scenic Area, otherwise you will enjoy buffet dinner onboard.
Happy late-night supper time onboard
Day 4 (B, L, D) 07:00-07:30
07:30-08:30
08:00-10:30
12:00-13:00
15:30-18:30
19:00-20:00
20:00
20:30-21:30
Morning coffee & Tai Chi practice
Buffet breakfast
Optional Shore Excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda (220 RMB/pp) in Zhongxian County
Buffet lunch
Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City
Farewell banquet
Settle the bills
Attend party with your mates to spend a wonderful night
Day 5 (B) 07:00-08:00
09:00
Buffet breakfast
Disembark at Chongqing Chaotianmen Port

Please Note:

1. Subject to Change:
Please note that all arrival and departure times, shore excursions and lectures are subject to change due to weather, river conditions and permission from the navigational authorities. The cruise company will arrange the same fabulous sightseeing if the prearranged sites cannot be visited in a particular case.

2. Embarkation Tips:
(a) Please call the ship one day ahead or at least in the morning on the boarding day to have clear idea about which pier you are going to use; (b) It is better to arrive in Chongqing before 16:30 on the embarkation day; (c) There are 14 sub-pier of Chongqing Chaotianmen Port. As the car/taxi driver can only stop the car at the entrance of the port, you need to walk to your exact pier. Usually, it needs about 180 meters (about 3 minutes) to the nearest No.9 Dock, about 180-680 meters (about 3-8 minutes) to No.7, No.5, No.3 and No.1 Docks, and about 680-850 meters (about 8-10 minutes) to the No.2, No.4, No.6, No.8 and No.10 Docks from the east side, via the edge of the port to the west side; (d) The boarding time and departure piers may change based on the ship line, water level, season, weather and other factors. Please pay attention to the important info your travel consultants sent to you before your boarding.

3. Disembarkation Tips:
(a) You can choose to sail through the world’s largest ship lift - Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift to very closely marvel at the huge dam which is a totally fresh and exciting experience for travelers. (b) No matter you take Ship Lift or not, you’ll do check out procedure in this early morning. (c) Only dam visiting: you’ll take bus from Maoping Port to Three Gorges Dam for sightseeing. You’ll arrive in Yichang downtown around 12:30. (d) Dam & Ship Lift Experience: travelers who are interested in Ship Lift will first switch to a sightseeing boat to sail through the Ship Lift and then visit Three Gorges Dam Site. You’ll arrive in Yichang downtown area around 13:30. (e) Luggage Consigning for Chongqing - Yichang Disembarkation: For the national policy about the security of the Three Gorges Dam Project, no large luggage (exceeding 20cm*40cm*50cm or 5kg) is allowed to be taken into Three Gorges Dam scenic area. You could consign your luggage to Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal and get the luggage consigning document from the cruise staff on the 4th cruising day morning and gather it after you are in Yichang downtown by showing that document. The service is offered by the cruise company and needs extra charge of 25RMB for each piece of luggage.

4. Arranged Shore Excursion:
The ARRANGED shore excursions are included in your quotation, so you could visit the sites without extra charge. However, if you do not visit the sites, the fees of arranged shore excursion sites are not refunded. If you do not visit the shore excursions, you could stay on the ship to enjoy some leisure time. And for your safety, you are not allowed to leave your ship on your own.

5. Optional Shore Excursions:
The OPTIONAL shore excursion needs extra charge. The optional sites will be visited depending on the number of travelers who want to go. You can visit if there are 30 or more people interested (the number of visitors may be adjusted based on the real situation). You have the final decision where to go or not on your own. If yes, tell the reception desk who would register for you and receive your pay in site.

6. Physical Demands:
There are many stairs to climb up to Fengdu Ghost City and reach the top of Shibaozhai Pagoda / White Emperor City. Comfortable shoes are highly recommended to visit these sites.

7. Chongqing / Yichang Local Transportation:
To know detailed transportation in Chongqing and Yichang, please head to How to Get to/Leave Yangtze Cruise Ports in Chongqing and Yichang.

8. Dressing Code for Parties:
Travelers who attend the Captain's Welcome Reception, Yangtze Pirate Night Show should wear smart casual or formal.

9. More Travel Guide & Support:
To know more details your life onboard, like cabins, dining, drinking, service, onboard activities and lectures, please head to Yangtze River Cruise Guide 2019. You’ll find everything here.

Schedule of Yangtze Gold 7

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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.

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