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Yangtze River Cruise Tours from Shanghai 2023/2024

Relaxing short trip for sharp contrast - “Modern and Old China”, different scenery - “cityscape and natural landscape”!

Shanghai, located in the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is a great gateway for Yangtze River Cruising or start a China tour with Yangtze cruise.

Many travelers choose to travel from Shanghai to Yichang to take upstream cruise (5 days and 4 nights from Yichang to Chongqing). If you want to save one day on Yangtze River, flying to Chongqing for a downtown cruise (4 days and 3 nights from Chongqing to Yichang) will be fantastic.

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Yangtze River Cruise Tours from Shanghai

Planning a relaxing short trip covering Shanghai and Yangtze River? Spend 2 days’ exploration in Shanghai, and then take either upstream cruise (Yichang to Chongqing) or downstream cruise (Chongqing to Yichang) to view the breathtaking scenery along Three Gorges and real Chinese rural villages. Book the packages and you’ll enjoy worry free arrangements including suitable itinerary, flight, cruise ship, meals onboard, classic attractions, interesting shore excursions, guide and driver etc.

Shanghai Yangtze Cruise Tour (Upstream)

7 Days Shanghai & Yangtze Cruise Tour (Upstream)

Shanghai Yichang Chongqing7 Days Shanghai Yangtze Cruise Tour (Upstream) Map

Flight from Shanghai to Yichang, 5 Days & 4 Nights Upstream Cruise from Yichang to Chongqing

After viewing the new look of metropolis Shanghai, you will take a relaxing upstream cruise on the Yangtze River. Enjoy arranged shore excursions to Three Gorges Dam, Shennong Stream, Shibaozhai Pagoda; optional excursions to Tribe of Three Gorges and White Emperor City.

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Shanghai Yangtze Cruise Tour (Downstream)

6 Days Shanghai Essence & Yangtze Cruise Tour (Downstream)

Shanghai Chongqing Yichang6 Days Shanghai Yangtze Cruise Tour (Downstream) Map

Flight from Shanghai to Chongqing, 4 Days & 3 Nights Downstream Cruise from Chongqing to Yichang

Take 3-hour flight to Chongqing after Shanghai exploration. Board the downstream Yangtze River cruise at Chaotianmen Port and start your lifetime cruise. Enjoy arranged shore excursions to Shibaozhai Pagoda, Shennv Stream, Three Gorges Dam Site; optional excursions to Fengdu Ghost City and White Emperor City.

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Top China Yangtze Tours from Shanghai

If you start a longer China Yangtze River tour from Shanghai, you’d better take an upstream cruise from Yichang to Chongqing, and then cover other MUST SEE destinations like Guilin, Chengdu, Lhasa, Xian and Beijing into your trip. Book the following China Yangtze tour packages, you’ll enjoy perfect designed itinerary, convenient transfers, diverse experience at comfortable pace. Or tell us your travel plan, then we can help you customize a tour.

  • Classic China with Yangtze River

    12 Days Classic China with Yangtze Cruise

    Shanghai / Yichang / Yangtze Cruise / Chongqing / Xian / Beijing

    In 12 days, enjoy a relaxing Yangtze River cruise with China Golden Triangle visit. You’ll explore modern fashion in cosmopolitan city, come face to face with Terracotta Warriors, marvel at the ancient architectural wonders and great walls, melt into the natural world while cruise on Yangtze River.

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  • 14 Days Shanghai Yangtze River Cruise Tour

    14 Days Essential China & Yangtze River Cruise Tour

    Shanghai / Yichang / Yangtze Cruise / Chongqing / Guilin / Yangshuo / Xian / Beijing

    You will literally be impressed after spending 14 days on this all-around China tour. With a focus on historic and cultural splendors, you’ll visit ancient Beijing and Xian; with the most breathtaking natural sceneries, you’ll explore Yangtze River and idyllic Guilin and Yangshuo.

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  • China Yangtze Tibet Panda Tour

    17 Days China Yangtze Tour with Tibet & Giant Panda Visit

    Shanghai / Yichang / Yangtze Cruise / Chongqing / Chengdu / Lhasa / Xian / Beijing

    This our is perfect for you who are interested in culture & nature, showcasing all the natural and cultural highlights of Golden triangle cities, Tibet, Chengdu & Yangtze River. This tour is so much more than just a trip. It is the experience of a lifetime. Make a choice now.

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  • 14 Days Best China Landscape Tour with Yangtze Cruise

    14 Days Best China Landscape Tour with Yangtze Cruise

    Shanghai / Guilin / Chongqing / Yangtze Cruise / Yichang / Zhangjiajie / Beijing

    Cruising down the Yangtze River, you can witness the splendid natural scenery in Three Gorges. An exploration to Zhangjiajie will take you to unreal AVATAR world. Cruising the Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo county, you will enjoy the leisurely life pace.

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  • 15 Days China Splendors Tour with Avatar Zhangjiajie

    15 Days China Splendors Tour with Avatar Zhangjiajie

    Shanghai / Zhangjiajie / Yichang / Yangtze Cruise / Chongqing / Xian / Beijing

    From Shanghai, one of the top gateways of China, we are taking you to the top destinations to fully explore the splendors of China, like Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Yangtze River, Terracotta Warriors, Forbidden City and Great Wall and more.

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