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Yangtze Cruise Shore Excursions

Yangtze Shore Excursion Map

The Yangtze River has nourished China’s long and splendid culture. The section of Yangtze from Chongqing to Shanghai, especially between Chongqing and Yichang, has abundant historical sites as well as beautiful natural scenery.

The following Yangtze Shore Excursion Sites will provide you chance to appreciate the longest river in China, enjoying its incredible natural beauty and experiencing the fabulous culture, authentic local flavors. 

Best Yangtze Cruise Shore Excursions

Fengdu Ghost City

Fengdu Ghost City

Famous for its "ghost city"; No.1 and must-shore excursion site on any cruise

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Shibaozhai Pagoda

Shibaozhai Pagoda

gem of Chinese architecture; full of beautiful legends

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White Emperor City

White Emperor City

also called "Baidi Temple"; the Chinese "Poem City"; home to Kui Gate

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Lesser Three Gorges

lesser Three Gorges

Lesser in name and size only, its natural splendor is second to none.

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Tribe of Three Gorges

Tribe of Three Gorges

center of the minority culture and art of the Three Gorges

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Shennong Stream

Shennong Stream

crystal clear waters, steep peaks, hanging coffins, minority songs;

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Three Gorges

Three Gorges

Yangtze natural wonders: Wu Gorge, Qutang Gorge & Xiling Gorge

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Three Gorges Dam

Three Gorges Dam

This is Big! You should never miss to see the world-largest dam.

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Ship Lift

Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift

Experience the world's largest and most sophiscated ship elevator.

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Ship Lock

Three Gorges Dam Ship Locks

Great navigation system to see how your cruise passing through the Dam.

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Shennv Stream

Shennv Stream

The virgin valley, secluded peaks with clear waters, you are dying to see!

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816 Nuclear Project

816 Nuclear Military Plant

World's largest artificial plant. Spelunk the once-top-secret underground project!

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Baiheliang Museum

Baiheliang Underwater Museum

World first water station by UNESCO with amazing water gauges of stone fish & inscriptions.

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Quyuan Temple

Quyuan Temple

Worth visiting shrine to know Qu Yuan, a world famous cultural person in China.

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Mini Three Gorges

Mini Three Gorges

Tranquil wonderland to close up to natural splendors and simple fun in deep gorges.

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Feng Yan San Guo Show

Feng Yan San Guo Show

A marvelous large-scale real landscape show to admire historical culture of the Three Kingdoms.

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Mount Jiuhua

Jiuhuashan Tiantai Tample Scene

Top Chinese buddhism mountain: worship Bodhisattva Dizang and view tiantai scene.

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Shore Excursions for Different Cruise Companies

The itineraries of different cruise companies such as Victoria Cruises, Century Cruises, President Cruises, Yangtze Explorer, Changjiang Cruises, and Yangtze Gold Cruises vary from each other slightly. Please check the details before book the ideal cruise.

Victoria Cruises:

(Note: Victoria Cruises has different arrangements of shore excursions for different ships in 2018)

Victoria Cruise Ships Downstream Sites Upstream Sites
ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)
Type 1:
Victoria Jenna
Victoria Anna
Victoria Katarina
Victoria Selina
Victoria Lianna
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennv Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Fengdu Ghost City
White Emperor City
Ship Lift
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennong Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges (or
Quyuan Temple) Ship Lift
Fengdu Ghost City
White Emperor City
Type 2:
Victoria Grace
Victoria Sophia
Sacred Place of Taoism
Shennv Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Feng Yan San Guo live show
White Emperor City
Ship Lift

Check more about 2018 cruise itinerary of Type 1 and Type 2 of Victoria Cruises.

 

Century Cruises:

Downstream SitesUpstream Sites
ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennv Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Fengdu Ghost City
White Emperor City
Ship Lift
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennv Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges (or
Quyuan Temple)
White Emperor City
Ship Lift

Check more about 2018 cruise itinerary of Century Cruises.

 

President Cruises:

Downstream SitesUpstream Sites
ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennong Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Fengdu Ghost City
White Emperor City
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennong Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges (or
Quyuan Temple)
Fengdu Ghost City
White Emperor City

Check more about 2018 cruise itinerary of President Cruises.

 

Yangtze Explorer:

(Note: Yangtze Explorer has different arrangements of shore excursions in different months in 2018)

PeriodDownstream SitesUpstream Sites
ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)
Mar. ~ mid May.,
mid Sep. ~ Nov.
816 Nuclear Military Plant (or
Baiheliang Underwater Museum)
Shennong Stream
Three Gorge Sam Site
Feng Yan San Guo live show Three Gorges Dam Site
Shennong Stream
816 Nuclear Military Plant
Baiheliang Underwater Museum
Mid May. ~ mid Sep. Three Gorges Dam Site
Shennong Stream
816 Nuclear Military Plant (or
Baiheliang Underwater Museum)
/

Check more about 2018 Yangtze Explorer cruise itinerary.

 

Yangtze Gold Cruises:

Downstream SitesUpstream Sites
ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)
Fengdu Ghost City
Little Three Gorges
Three Gorge Sam Site
Feng Yan San Guo live show
White Emperor City
Ship Lift
Fengdu Ghost City
Little Three Gorges
Three Gorge Sam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges
Mini Three Gorges
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Ship Lift

Check more about 2018 cruise itinerary of Yangtze Gold Cruises.

 

Changjiang Cruises:

(Note: Changjiang Cruises has different arrangements of shore excursions for different ships in 2018)

Changjiang Cruise ShipsDownstream SitesUpstream Sites
ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)
Yangtze 1 Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennv Stream (or
Shennong Stream)
Ship Lift
Three Gorge Sam Site
Fengdu Ghost City
Tribe of Three Gorges
Fengdu Ghost City
Shennv Stream (or
Shennong Stream)
Ship Lift
Three Gorge Sam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges
White Emperor City
Yangtze 2 Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennv Stream
Three Gorge Sam Site
Fengdu Ghost City
White Emperor City
Shennong Stream
Fengdu Ghost City
Three Gorge Sam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges (or
Quyuan Temple)
Ship Lift
White Emperor City

Check more about 2018 Yangtze 1 cruise itinerary and Yangtze 2 cruise itinerary.

 

Please note: If the excursion site is marked with "Upstream", it means only the upstream cruise ships go to the site. If the excursion site is marked with "Downstream", it means only the downstream cruise ships go to the site. For more shore excursion suggestions, you can keep reading our Shore Excursion Advice & Tips.

 

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