Yangtze Gold 8
Yangtze Gold 8 is the No.1 spacious & luxury Yangtze Gold Cruises ship sailing from 2013. Particularly designed and built in North American style, it ranks as a top brand-new luxury and large river cruise for a memorable 5-star Yangtze River cruise trip! It is your best choice for a luxury and new cruise sailing at a lower price!
Colorful Life on Yangtze Gold 8 Cruise
Every cruise guest will enjoy a satisfying dining experience on Yangtze Gold 8, because the chef team of star-rated hotels will prepare hundreds of mouth-watering refreshments, dishes, snacks, beverages, etc. for your tasting pleasure and diet habits, from local Chinese classic cuisines, Asian flavored dishes, to Western style delicacies. All breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in buffet style at the main Chinese & Western Restaurant (2F) for your wide selection. The menu usually changes from the other for surprise. And if you would like to try some special food, à la carte service is also available at the VIP Restaurant (6F) which offers more private dining environment. Both restaurants are finely designed in good American style and with French windows so that you can enjoy both the food and river sightseeing outside. Besides, there offers an open BBQ bar on the Sun Deck for a different vacation food joy. Just enjoy your food exploration on Yangtze Gold 8 cruise!
Breakfast: appetizers (Sichuan pickle, peanut, etc.), Salads (tomato, red cabbage, etc.), dressings, cold dishes (duck breast meat, boiled chicken with sauce, etc.), hot dishes (ham with butter, baked bean, fried egg, fried rice, etc.), Chinese dim sum (Chinese teamed bun with fresh meat, steamed twisted roll with jam, milk steamed bun, etc.), milk, yogurt, soy milk, porridge (rice congee, oatmeal porridge, etc.), jams, butter, dried fruits & nuts (sunflower seed, candied date, raisin, banana chip, etc.), juices, fresh fruits, bread, etc.
Lunch: salads (organic carrot, onion, etc.), dressings, salads mixed with juices, cold dishes (spicy chicken, flavored duck meat, etc.), hot courses (mutton with curry, sweet and sour pork with fruit flavor, fried crispy sardine, brisket steamed with potato, creamy popcorn, roasted potato, Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce, etc.), sushi, flavored soups, sweet soups, western desserts (chocolate puff, pudding, cake), breads, Chinese dim sums (crispy steamed bun, golden pancake, etc.), fresh fruits, beverages, etc.
Dinner: salads (lettuce, cucumber, etc.), dressings, salads mixed with juices, sushi, cold dishes (flavored beef, braised vegetable with garlic sauce, etc.), hot dishes (hamburger with shrimp, black pepper beef, Japanese Seafood Noodles, etc.), soups (cucumber creamy soup, etc.), sweet soups (red bean paste, etc.), porridge, western desserts, Chinese dim sum (pumpkin pie, etc.), fresh fruits, beverages, etc.
(Please note: 1. The above dish list of breakfast, lunch and dinner is for reference only; 2. Special dietary requirements, such as diabetic or vegetarian, are accepted onboard, but need to be informed in advance at the time of booking with us or when checking in onboard the cruise; 3. To know exact dining time, you can have a clear idea in the elevator, through TV channel or by listening to the broadcast.)
1. Early bird treatment: Early risers can enjoy complimentary early bird coffee and tea in the bar (usually at 07:00~07:30).
2. Bottled water is provided every day in your cabins.
3. Water, milk, coffee, tea, cola and other soft drinks are offered during the three meals every day onboard.
4. Yangtze Gold 8 Cruise has one café and one Sightseeing Bar offering drinks, beverage and wines for travelers.
5. The legal drinking age on Yangtze Gold Cruises ships is 18 years old.
Onboard Yangtze Gold 8, there are some drink packages for cruise travelers to enjoy a leisurable drinking holiday with good prices. Please know the details from staff onboard after your embarkation.
Various Spacious Accommodations
Yangtze Gold 8 designs up to 6 types of spacious and luxurious cabins and suites onboard for the easy selection of global visitors with various needs, including Deluxe Standard Cabins (27 s. q. m.), Executive Standard Cabins (35 s. q. m.), Executive King-Size Bed Cabins (40 s. q. m.), Executive Suites (65 s. q. m.), Presidential Suites (139 s. q. m.), etc. All rooms are finely decorated in American style and fully equipped with advanced hardware, private balcony, private bathroom, etc. And the soft bed linen of starred hotels will let you sleep good. Since most rooms allow an extra bed, it is particularly a good choice for family traveling with kids. And if you prefer larger space and a wide private sightseeing deck at the bow, the Presidential Suite of highest level and with supreme facilities and services will not disappoint you.
Booking the Executive Suites or Presidential Suites on Yangtze Gold 8 offers you a rich series of complimentary VIP services from dining, drinking, to caring, shore excursion visiting, and so forth, for your ultimate luxuriant cruise travel memory in China!
Entertainment & Cultural Activities
Your sailing trip will be filled with happiness, leisure and laughter on Yangtze Gold 8, with its range of interesting themed activities, cultural and historical lectures, night shows, parties, etc. outstandingly arranged in various themes monthly. Whether you're taking a break from shore excursions or just looking to relax and have fun, there is something for everyone to enjoy onboard. Select your preferred entertainment to enrich your time on the Yangtze!
At the Captain's Welcome Party at night, you will be treated to drinks, fruits, desserts, and other snacks. You can join the Freedom Ball to enjoy dancing houses with friends and family. The warm hospitality of the cruise captain and staff will be felt through their sincere smiles and friendly words. But that's not all - there is a wealth of other entertainment options available to you onboard. Participate in the Themed Night Show to watch the jubilant dances and songs performances of the crew, or even join in on the fun and offer your own performance. You can also take part in Chinese culture activities like calligraphy, painting, tea ceremony, face painting, acupuncture, and moxibustion to enrich your knowledge and skills. Don't miss out on the chance to participate in exciting DIYs like learning how to make Chinese dumplings.
Embrace nature with activities like kite flying on the Sun Deck and scenic sightseeing along the Yangtze River to clear your mind. You can also show off your skills playing billiards or golf, or catch a movie in the onboard theater. Also, if you travel with your sweetheart, immerse into the sweet time playing with your kids at the children’s playground. For those seeking relaxation, indulge in spa and massage release, or just enjoy some quiet reading on the balcony or in the reading corner. And don't forget to start your mornings on a positive note by attending tai chi sessions led by an experienced master.
The fun does not stop there! Yangtze Gold 8 has a grand commercial pedestrian street of over 800 s.q.m. at the atrium on the cruise, with fancy taste and a wide range of shops for your leisure stroll and souvenir selection. Moreover, there are plenty of other spaces on the ship to explore, including the Chess & Card Room, KTV Rooms, swimming pools, lounge, bar, and more. Release yourselves and enjoy the luxurious life onboard Yangtze Gold 8.
Guide Service: Experienced English-speaking guide will serve there during the whole cruise and help you know everything clearly. Every day, the guides will inform through the central broadcasting system or bulletin board the arrangement of all the activities of the next day and also answer your questions. Besides, he/she will participate in various activities and give nice introduction of the Three Gorges (Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge) during your visiting.
Luggage Porters: You just tell your room number to the bellboy or the reception desk, the bellboy will be responsible for your luggage carrying.
Business Center & Wi-Fi: Business center is provided for guests to surf on the Internet, deal with email and send electronic greeting cards. Besides, Wi-Fi is covered on the entire ship 24 hours during your whole trip. Be kindly known that the signal may be influenced when passing some sections of the Yangtze River. Please tell the staff to help you link your phone and other device to the Wi-Fi. (extra fee)
Safe Box: If you have taken any personal valuables, please deposit them in the safe box special for traveler guests at the reception desk.
Housekeeping: The room attendants will clean your room every day as that in the starred hotels for your neat and fresh staying feeling.
Room Service: If you want to have your meal or night snack in your cabin, please contact the reception desk.
Laundry Service: Please fill out the laundry service form and put your clothes in the laundry bag. The staff will take your clothes to do laundry and send them back after ready.
Photography Service: Staff on Yangtze Gold Cruises can take some pictures of you and develop film or make them a CD/DVD.
First Aid & Health Care
Yangtze Gold Cruises takes the health and wellbeing of all guests seriously. In the event of an emergency, a Chinese and Western clinic is available onboard to provide the necessary medical care. The trained doctor and medical staff onboard are on hand to assist in any medical situation.
But prevention is always better than the cure. You can keep your body in shape at the Gym Room with modern exercise machines and equipment. If you prefer aquatic exercise, both an indoor thermal and outdoor surf swimming pools are available for your use. In addition to these amenities, there offers related lectures on traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, and moxibustion, so you can learn more about these fascinating topics.
The onboard currency is the Chinese Yuan (there is a currency exchange counter on board). At the end of the cruise you can settle your onboard account either in cash or by credit card (VISA, Mastercard, American Express, all using chip and PIN). Travelers’ Cheques in Euro or US Dollars are also accepted. Also, Alipay and WeChat Pay are also available on the cruise for more convenient e-payment experience during the trip!
Public Facilities & Location
|Chinese & Western Restaurant
|SPA & Massage Center
|Chess & Card Room
|Cinema & Conference Hall
|Inner Heated Swimming Pool
|Outdoor Swimming Pool
|Over Sun Deck
|Chines & Western Clinic
Schedule of Yangtze Gold 8
- The above price range is based on a standard cabin for twin sharing.
- The prices are valid by Dec.31 of the year.
- Please enquire us of the exact price according to your nationality, cruising time and cruising route.
- The cruise prices for holidays such as National Holiday (the first week of October), Labor Day, Spring Festival, etc., are quoted upon request.
- Limited winter schedules may be adjusted into other dates, cruise ships, etc. based on the arrangement of the cruise company.
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Questions & Discussions
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Thank you for the message. Yes, there are some drinks packages offered for guests onboard Yangtze Gold 8. However, we do not have the detailed list of prices of the different package and types of drinks, which include soft drinks, wines, liquor, juicy, etc. And you could know the detailed prices after boarding the ship.
Wish you a memorable ship experience in China!
Thank you for the question. Laundry service for extra pay is provided for guests onboard, however, we do not have the detailed list of prices for such kind of service. But according to our experience and feedback of our real guests, they are a little higher than prices on land but still reasonable, which can be known after boarding. If you need, put the clothes in the laundry bag and fill the laundry service form or call the reception desk, and then the staff will take your clothes to do laundry and return to your cabin.
Enjoy your upcoming Yangtze River Cruise tour!
Good morning from China. Yes, there is a Cigar Bar on sixth floor of Yangtze Gold 8 that travelers can smoke there.
Wish you a fantastic Yangtze River cruise!
Thank you for the question. At present, there is no hair dryer in the standard cabins on Yangtze Gold 8, but you could borrow it from the staff at the reception desk when you need.
Wish you a wonderful sailing onboard Yangtze Gold 8!
Thank you for the message. 280 RMB may worth around 42.14 USD. Usually, according to the current RMB exchange rate, one US dollar is worth about 6.65 Chinese RMB.
Have a nice day!
Thank you for the good question. I’m sorry to tell you that we do not have the prices of drinks onboard Yangtze Gold 8 cruise, and as we know there are many types of drinks there, including beer, wine, liquor, and so on, and the prices are usually higher than that of products in a land store but also reasonable. You could know the detail prices after boarding from the staff. And the smiling staff at the bar would serve you well.
Hope you have a wonderful and relaxing Yangtze River cruise trip!
Thank you for the question. Alcoholic drinks are provided with limited quantity for free for the Captain’s Welcome Party and Captain’s Farewell Dinner on Yangtze River cruises. And there would be other kinds of drinks like coffee, juice, water, coca cola, etc. for free for the three meals included in the quotation. Besides, if you want more alcoholic drinks, you could order it from the staff in the restaurant or the bar onboard, where a lot of choices would be provided. And the order needs your extra payment.
Wish you a relaxing trip onboard Yangtze Gold 8
What type of electrical wall socket is in the cabins?
Is there USB power in the cabins?
Are bathrobes provided?
Thank you for the question. The voltage in the cabins onboard Yangtze Gold 8 is 220V. And you could borrow the adaptor from the reception desk if you need one. The electrical wall sockets are all of Chinese standard type, also of 220V. However, there is no USB power available in the cabins onboard the ship. And only the executive suites and presidential suites provide bathrobes for guests.
Wish you a wonderful experience on the Yangtze Gold 8!