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Yangtze 1 Cruise Ship

Yangtze 1 is 2024 Yangtze Only cruise through Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift & Gezhou Dam for Three Gorges full view appreciation. Just refurbished in early 2023, it is one of the top newest ship. Offering the valuable ALL-INCLUSIVE package, Yangtze 1 is the best ship for a memorable classic Yangtze River discovery of high quality!

2024 Top Highlights of Yangtze 1 Cruise:

Complete Three Gorges Scenery: The ONLY ship providing the rare chance to enjoy breathtaking scenery of the whole Xiling Gorge.

Free & Special Experience to Inspire You: The ONLY ship sailing through Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift for Free.

Independent Onshore Arrangement: The only boat that allows tourists to explore Wu County on their own. (Downstream, on the third day-night)

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Colorful Life on Yangtze 1 Cruise


Yangtze 1 offers 2 dining places for its honored guests to have a great taste of its grand and luxury Chinese and Western buffet meals of each day. The Chinese Dining Room is comfortable for the majority of travelers to dine while admiring the sightseeing outside. While, the VIP Restaurant is exclusive for guests booking the higher-class rooms and suites to enjoy the delicate food in a quieter environment. Besides, a la carte service is also available if you want to taste some different food during the trip!

The chefs on Yangtze 1 cruise have years of experience. They provide guests from around the world with an ultimate sensory experience of color, smell, taste and beauty of dishes. Main courses, dessert, salads, coffee, wines, and plentiful of good drinks are delicate, tempting and unlimited. A welcoming cocktail party and farewell banquet will be hosted onboard, and you will enjoy state class treatment full of joy and laughter.

(Please note: 1. 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; 2. To know exact dining time, you can have a clear idea in the elevator, through TV channel or by listening to the broadcast.)

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1. Early bird treatment: Early risers can enjoy complimentary early bird coffee and tea in the bar.

2. Bottled drinkable water is offered in the room. And you can also use the thermos in the room to heat the water. (1 bottle per person per day).

3. Free drinking of milk, coffee, tea, juice and other selected non-alcoholic drinks are offered at breakfast, lunch and dinner.

4. Yangtze 1 cruise has the Coffee Bar offering drinks, beverage, wines for travelers from morning till night.

5. The legal drinking age on Changjiang Cruises ships is 18 years old.

Drink Packages:

Onboard Yangtze 1, there are some drink packages for cruise travelers to enjoy a leisure drinking holiday with good prices. Please know the details from staff onboard after your embarkation.

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Abundant Types of Comfortable Accommodations

Yangtze 1 cruise provides altogether 5 types of comfortable accommodations, including the Standard Cabins (14.50 m2), the Deluxe Suites (2 types; 26.10 m2) and the Presidential Suites (2 types; 52.00 m2 / 70.00 m2). All the cabins and suites on the cruise have been refurbished in early 2023, and they are finely decorated in the elegant and chic style to meet the modern fashion trend. No matter you are traveling with family, friends, colleagues or solo, etc., you can easily find your idea type of accommodation to stay on Yangtze 1. Since all rooms are fully and well equipped, and allocated with private balcony, private bathroom and advanced appliances, all travelers choosing this ship will enjoy a convenient relaxation both in daytime and night hours.

If you seek for large room space and high leveled facilities, do not hesitate to choose the superior Presidential Suites on Yangtze 1. Large king bed (2.0 m * 2.0 m), large private balcony and spacious bathroom with bathtub are all prepared to the point in the suites for your luxury vacation moments.

Booking the Deluxe Suites or Presidential Suites on Yangtze 1 cruise 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!

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Entertainment & Cultural Activities

Captain's Welcome Party & Farewell Banquet: Usually, on the first or second day, the captain will hold a cocktail party for his guests from all over the world. Therefore, you will have a great chance to communicate with each other and get to know the crew who offering their professional service through your sailing trip. Besides, on the last night, the captain and crew will hold a farewell banquet for guests, who will toast the guests and farewell to all guests. Farewell banquet dinner and drink will be provided for your enjoyment.

(Dress Code for Captain's Party: A suite and tie for a man or an evening dress for a woman is not strictly required, but avoiding dressing too casual like jeans, round-neck shirts, shorts, slippers and so on.)

Performances: Most attendants from every section on the cruise have much talent for performing. They are good at singing, dancing and other forms of arts, so, enjoy the night hours watching their interesting entertaining talent show. Also, it is a great time to join them to have fun together, which will be like a family gathering.

Cultural Activities: A series of distinct cultural experiences are available for you to learn the interesting Chinese traditional culture, profound history and folk art, such as Qipao dressing, children’s DIY class, calligraphy learning, seasonal festival programs, lectures about Three Gorges and Three Gorges Dam project, etc. Your time onboard will be full of joy and laughter.

Passing Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift: Yangtze 1 is the only Yangtze River cruise ship taking the great Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift by the ship itself. Therefore, it is a superb chance to take this cruise to experience the incredible minutes through the ship lift. Usually, such visiting experience is arranged on the 4th day for downstream cruise from Chongqing to Yichang and the 2nd day for upstream cruise from Yichang to Chongqing.

Personal Leisure Moments: If you want some relaxing quiet time onboard, there are also many places for your different types of mind releasing. For example, you can browse a book in the Reading Room, chill out with a drink in the coffee bar, lay back on the chair on the Sun Deck to float with the passing scenery, or sit at your private balcony in the room to appreciate the ripples and sparkles of the Yangtze River!

Tai Chi Learning: Every guest onboard Yangtze 1 cruise ship will have a chance to practice this classic art of China. Lessons are held by a trained Tai Chi master each morning on the Sun Deck. Each lesson lasts about twenty to thirty minutes. Follow the master to stretch your body in the breeze and start your fresh day!

Body Release: To help you keep the body care habit, Yangtze 1 allocates a gym center with professional equipment onboard for your needs. Besides, there is also a swimming pool on the Sun Deck to stretch your spine and muscles.

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Service Onboard

Once received honored state guests from various countries and regions around the globe, Yangtze 1 has high standards providing international services to every guest onboard. Therefore, on Yangtze 1 cruise, you can enjoy high quality service to satisfy your needs. Please note that some of the service belongs to personal behaviors which needs extra charge.

Daily Schedule: Travelers can have a clear idea about what you will do every day by listening to the broadcast with exact time, or checking the daily schedule sheet delivered to your cabin or suites.

Guide Service: An excellent and experienced English-speaking guide will accompany you all the way and he or she will introduce the facilities onboard, explain the Three Gorges (Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge), and join in to the evening entertainment to have fun with you. If you have any questions or need any help, just tell the guide directly. Wireless interpretation will be provided for your clearly listening and sightseeing without much noise.

Luggage Carrying: You don’t need to carry your luggage on your own and just tell your cabin number to the bellman, and he will help you do it no matter for embarkation or disembarkation without extra payment.

WI-FI: Wi-Fi is available on Yangtze 1 for your convenience during the cruise trip. However, that needs extra payment. And please tell the staff to help you link your phone and other device to the Wi-Fi. Be kindly known that the signal may be influenced when passing some sections of the Yangtze River.

International / Local Phone Calls / Faxes: These services are available at the reception desk on Yangtze 1 cruise. All of these services are fee-based, and you can sign these charges to your account and settle them at the end of the voyage.

Meal Delivery: If you want to enjoy meals in your cabins or on the sundeck, please tell your needs to front desk and they will help and arrange it.

Laundry: Of course, you can do laundry onboard. There is a laundry bag in every cabin that you just need to put your clothes into the bags and the staff will come and collect your clothes. When finished washing, the staff will send your clothes back to your cabin. Doing laundry onboard needs extra charge. To know the detailed price, please ask for our professional cruise agents.

Housekeeping: The room attendants will clean your room every day as that in the starred hotels for your neat and fresh staying feeling.

Payment Onboard / Money Exchange: 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! You can exchange different kinds of currency at the reception desk onboard, like US dollars, Euro, Ren Min Bi, etc.

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Public Facilities & Location

FacilityFloorSizeFacility FloorSize
1F-4F / Laundry Room
-1F /
Lobby 1F 225㎡ Reception Desk 1F /
Swimming Pool 5F
45㎡ Business Center 1F /
Bar 5F
118㎡ Multifunction Hall
4F 500㎡
Reading Room 4F 34㎡ Clinic
4F 18㎡
Mahjong Room 5F 118㎡ Foot & Massage Room
4F 35㎡
Cigar Room 5F 20㎡ Gym Room 5F 24㎡
Sun Deck
5F 1000㎡ Dynasty Restaurant 1F 340㎡
3F 120㎡
Kunlun VIP Restaurant
2F 20㎡

Cabin Amenities

Private Balcony Private Bathroom Extension Telephone TV TV Controller Shower
Bathtub Mini Bar Life Jacket Mineral Water Ball-pen Memo Pad
Telephone Directory Hair Dryer Shampoo Bath Foam Shower Cap Bath Towel
Bed Face Towel Hand Towel Floor Towel Soap Soap Plate
Comb Tooth Mug Slippers Bathrobe Kettle Teacup
Instant Coffee Tea Bags Coffee Spoon Shoe Sponge Toliet Paper Safe Box
Desk Chair Clothes Hanger Cloth Line Laundry Bags

Schedule of Yangtze 1

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    Please 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 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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