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Yangtze 2

Yangtze 2 Cruise Ship

Yangtze 2 is the newest and most luxury ship of Changjiang Cruises. Equipped with modern facilities and large cabins and suites, Yangtze 2 cruise is with a very competitive price making it very popular among all the ships.

Cruise Route:

  • Chongqing - Yichang (4 days & 3 nights;)
  • Yichang - Chongqing (5 days & 4 nights;)
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Yangtze 2 Cruise Ship Itinerary in 2020

Yangtze 2 Chongqing Yichang Itinerary Map
Map of Yangtze 2's Itinerary

Chongqing - Yichang 4 Days & 3 Nights Downstream Cruise

Arranged Shore Excursions: Shibaozhai Pagoda, Shennv Stream, Three Gorges Dam;

Optional Excursions & Activities: Fengdu Ghost City, White Emperor City

Day Time Events & Activities
Day 1 19:00-21:00
Board the ship at Chongqing Chaotianmen Dock & check in
Depart from Chongqing
Day 2 (B, L, D) 07:00
Buffet Breakfast
Optional shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (290 RMB/pp)
Buffet lunch
Shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda
Captain's welcome party & Chinese table dinner
Evening dancing shows & entertainment
Day 3 (B, L, D) 07:00
Buffet Breakfast
Optional excursion to White Emperor City (290 RMB/pp)
Sail through Qutang Gorge
Sail through Wu Gorge
Buffet lunch
Shore excursion to Shennv Stream
Captain's farewell dinner
Evening dancing shows & entertainment
Day 4 (B) 07:00

Buffet Breakfast
Disembark at Maoping Port
Morning excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site and shuttle to Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal for leave.

Yichang - Chongqing 5 Days & 4 Nights Upstream Cruise

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

Optional Excursions & Activities: Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift, Tribe of Three Gorges, Quyuan Temple, White Emperor City, Boat Trackers Towing the Boat (special activity when visiting Shennong Stream)

Day Time Events & Activities
Day 1 17:30-20:30

Gather at Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal and shuttle to Maoping Port for Embarkation
Day 2 (B, L, D) 07:00

Buffet breakfast
Optional shore excursion to pass through Ship Lift (290 RMB/pp)
Optional shore excursion to Tribe of Three Gorges (290 RMB/pp)
Optional shore excursion to Quyuan Temple (290 RMB/pp)
Buffet lunch
Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site and optional experience to pass through Ship Lift (290 RMB/pp)
Captain's welcome party & Chinese table dinner
Ship depart from Maoping Port
Evening dancing show & entertainment
Day 3 (B, L, D) 07:00

Buffet breakfast
Shore excursion to Shennong Stream and enjoy optional activity to see boat trackers towing the boat (290 RMB/pp)
Buffet lunch
Sail through Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge
Optional excursion to White Emperor City (290 RMB/pp)
Chinese table dinner
Day 4 (B, L, D) 07:00
Buffet breakfast
Buffet lunch
Shore Excursion to Fengdu Ghost City
Captain's farewell party
Day 5 (B) 07:00
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 2020. You’ll find everything here.

Schedule of Yangtze 2

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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 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.

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    Questions & Discussions

    Following are latest questions and answers from our webusers and customers. You can learn many useful information from the discussion and cases. You can also join in the discussions or ask your own question. Our experts will help you ASAP.

    VIP Deck 5 cabins
    Pls explain what additional is offered for the additional cost of VIP?
    2017-09-01 14:16
    Hello Kenneth,

    Thank you for the good question. Onboard Yangtze 2 cruise ship, tourist guests who booking the executive suites or presidential suites can enjoy more spacious room and many other great services which include priorities for check-in, luggage uploading and downloading, and check-out, priority for shore excursions, advanced reserved seats for shows, dining at the special restaurant or VIP tables, 2 cups of coffee or tea for free in the bar for free, and WIFI service at public area for free.

    Wish you a comfortable and wonderful cruise trip onboard Yangtze 2!
    Optional Shore excursions
    Can you please send me the list of Shore excursions with price please.

    This is for the Yangtze Cruise
    2017-04-04 14:13
    Hello Peter,

    Thanks for your question. I saw you were checking Yangtze 2 cruise ship's optional shore excursions and this ship has two popular itineraries running between Chongqing and Yichang.

    a) 4 days & 3 nights Chongqing-Yichang: the optional shore excursions include White Emperor City and Fengdu Ghost City.

    b) 5 days & 4 nights Yichang-Chongqing: the optional shore excursions include Tribe of Three Gorges, White Emperor City and Fengdu Ghost City.

    The cruise company arranges the optional shore excursion based on the number of travelers who want to go. Interested travelers can visit the sites if the number of travelers is up to 30 or above (the number of travelers may adjust according to the real situation). Each site you need to pay 290 Yuan.

    If you have more questions, please feel free to tell us.

    Wish you have a nice journey!

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