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Tour Code: sh-8

Departure Date: Daily

Features: Private Tour Guide     Private Car & Driver     Authentic Local Restaurants


Yangtze River reveals itself as a long picture scroll with stunning sceneries along its banks. Cruising with the luxury President Cruise along it from Shanghai to experience its history and majesty.


  • Top Luxury – one of the newest and largest luxury Yangtze cruise ship of President Cruise Fleet
  • More Spacious – 27.5 square meter deluxe cabin with sight-seeing balcony
  • Fun Activities - various activities such as Taichi exercise and Chinese culture lectures and well-equipped facilities with largest indoor constant-temperature swimming pool get you more than expected on ship.


Day 1Shanghai to Chongqing by Flight No. TBA

Make your own arrangement to take a flight from Shanghai to Chongqing.

Our local guide will pick you up in Chongqing airport and escort you to embark the presidnet cruise ship at Chongqing Chaotianmen Dock. Your 4D/3N Yangtze River voyage starts.

Please Note: Your tour guide will not board the cruise ship.

  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Stay on Cruise   |  
Day 2Yangtze

08:00 Announcement on itinerary and facilities on board

09:00-11:30 Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (Optional, RMB 260 p/p). Fengdu Ghost City is the only ghost city in China built over 1800 years ago. Part of the town of Fengdu has been submerged by Yangtze River, but scenery above the "Door of Hell" remains.

14:00-16:00 Shore excursion to Shibaozhai which is a historic site with wooden architecture standing on the riverside.

18:00 Captain’s welcome dinner

20:00 Evening entertainment with crew's dancing & singing performance

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , dinner
  • Hotels: Stay on Cruise   |  
Day 3Yangtze

07:00-09:00 Shore excursion to White Emperor City (optional, RMB 260 p/p)

9:00-11:00 Pass through the 1st gorge - Qutang Gorge. Qutang Gorge is the most majestic Gorge and there are many scenic spots along the 5 miles bank, among which the Baidi City (White Emperor City) is the famous one.

11:00-13:00 Pass through the 2nd gorge - Wu Gorge. Different from Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge is elegant including the sightseeings such as Twelve Peaks and Three Little Gorges

13:30-17:30 Shore excursion to Shennong Stream. Board on a small vessel and sail through the beautiful Shennong Stream which is known for lush pine cliffs and translucent water.

18:00 Pass through Xiling Gorge (West Part). Once the most dangerous part with numerous reefs, riffles, decharges and rocks, it now becomes gentle and mild after years of rectification and improvement on the riverway.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch , dinner
  • Hotels: Stay on Cruise   |  
Day 4Yichang

08:00-10:30 Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Project which is the final onshore excursion. The giant dam is the largest hydropower project in the world.

13:00 Arrive in Yichang - Disembarkation. Our local guide in Yichang will meet you at the pier and transfer you to your hotel Crowne Plaza Yichang. You can enjoy your free time in the afternoon.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Yichang   |  
Day 5Yichang to Shanghai by Flight No. TBA

Our local guide in Yichang will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the airport to catch your flight back to Shanghai.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Hotels:

Price Per Person in US Dollars

We use different hotels for different tour classes while the itinerary is the same. Deluxe Class is usually staying at a 5-star hotel, Superior Class at a 4-star hotel and Tourist Class at a 3-star level hotel. The prices for one person are based on sharing twin hotel rooms with another guest. A supplement is necessary if you want to book single rooms. And the prices may rise during national holidays, such as the National Day (September 30th to October 6th) and Chinese New Year (late January or early February)

Dec.1 - Mar.31 Deluxe Superior Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person - - -
2-5 persons - - /
6-9 persons - - /
Apr.1- Nov.31 Deluxe Superior Tourist Single Room Supplement
1 person - - -
2-5 persons - - /
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What's Included & Excluded

What’s included?

  • Entrance fees to attractions Listed above
  • Private tour guide and driver throughout the tour, except on a Yangtze cruise ship
  • Authentic local meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Centrally located hotels with breakfasts
  • Luggage transfers
  • Service charge & government taxes
  • Travel insurance

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Excellent Local Guides

All of our tour guides are certificated and experienced. They are local experts with detailed knowledge about attractions, history, culture and more. They know the best places to visit, can give you advice on restaurants that serve great local food, the best places to shop, or theaters for the best shows in town.

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Private Car and Driver

We use the modern air-conditioned luxury cars for families or 2-3 persons and small buses for small groups of 4-7 persons.

We ensure that all of the vehicles that we use are well-maintained (not over 4 years) and always very clean. Our drivers are very nice and careful with over 5-year drive experience.

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