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7 Days Wuhan & Yichang Yangtze Cruise Tour

Wuhan / Yichang / Yangtze Cruise / Chongqing

  • Hubei Provincial Museum
  • Wuhan Yellow Crane Tower
  • Gorgeous Three Gorges Scenery
  • Yichang Museum
  • Wuhan Yellow Crane Tower
  • Hubei Provincial Museum
  • Yichang Museum
  • Gorgeous Three Gorges Scenery
Tour Code:
CD-WYY-08
Tour Type:
Private Tour
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Overview:
In this 7-day tour, you will visit all features of Wuhan city, like Hubei Provincial Museum and experience the typical Yangtze cruise from Yichang which is full of great land tours and versatile shows onboard.
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Highlights

Visit:
Guiyuan Temple
Heptachord Terrace
Yellow Crane Tower
Hubei Provincial Museum
East Lake
 
Three Gorges Dam
Lesser Three Gorges
Fengdu Ghost City
Experience:
Visit the most comprehensive museum displaying unearthed relics in Hubei;
Enjoy the fabulous panoramic view of the Yangtze River & Wuhan city;
Enjoy the classic Yangtze River Cruise from Yichang to Chongqing.

Sampling Itinerary Day by Day

Day 1 Wuhan Arrival

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Welcome to Wuhan, the capital of China Hubei Province! Your guide and driver will meet you at airport or train station. Then, they will escort you to your hotel and help you check in. The rest of day is free for you to explore this city.

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Day 2 Wuhan (B, L)

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After breakfast, you will begin to visit Guiyuan Temple. First built in the early Qing Dynasty, Guiyuan Temple is one of the four biggest temples for Buddhist meditation in Hubei as well as an important Buddhist temple in China.

Later, head to the Heptachord Terrace (Guqin Tai), located on the south bank of Moon Lake, near the western foot of Tortoise Hill. It is the beautiful site with great layout where you could appreciate the sincere friendship between Yu Boya and Zhong Ziqi in Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 B.C.).

Lastly, transfer to Yellow Crane Tower, one of the most renowned towers south of the Yangtze River. It enjoys the fame of “The First Scenery under Heaven”. And its cultural significance led to its being made the symbol of Wuhan City.

Stay overnight in Wuhan.

Heptachord Terrace
Day 3 Wuhan - Yichang & Board Yangtze Cruise (B, L)

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After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Today, you’ll first visit Hubei Provincial Museum. Founded in 1953, Hubei Provincial Museum has 6.5 hectares with 200,000 exquisite items include bronze, jade and lacquer work, porcelain and paintings. You can enjoy a performance of chime bells, stone chimes and other ancient instruments. The museum is a window to explore Chinese history.

Later, take 5-minute walk to East Lake. It is the largest lake within a city in China. Take the ferry boat to explore the scenic area with pavilions and gardens.

After the tour, take the 2-hour high speed train from Wuhan to Yichang. After arriving at Yichang East Railway Station, you'll start the procedure to board your cruise ship. Walk to Yichang Tourist Information Center at the first floor to get your tickets and get on the shuttle bus at "Bus Pick-up Point for luxury cruise ship". Then, the shuttle bus will take you to Maoping Port where your ship docked. (Please note: the shuttle buses arranged by the cruise companies are during 16:00~21:00.)

Hubei Provincial Museum
Day 4 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

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Today's onboard activities include: Taichi exercise in the morning; shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site, the world-famous project; Captain's Welcome Banquet at 18:00; Evening entertainment at 20:00 to enjoy the Chinese folk dancing and music performance.

Three Gorges Dam Site on the Yangtze has been a dream for generations and is one of the largest construction projects ever undertaken by mankind. This great dam, the biggest hydropower project in the world, provides China with tremendous power generation and flood control service.

World-famous Three Gorge Dam
Day 5 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

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Shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges by smaller vessels.

The Lesser Three Gorges, like a shining pearl hiddden in remote mountains, are much smaller, narrower and have some dramatic scenery to offer. That is the most splendid river adventure throughout China for you.

Note: Some cruise ships make the shore excursion to the Shennong Stream. Shennong Stream is a collection of local culture. The nature scenery, boat tracker, local sampan, ancient hanging coffins, unique ethnic minority Tujia culture… all is worth your exploration.You have the final say on which excursion to make, as we can book any of the cruise ships at great rates!

Lesser Three Gorges
Day 6 Yangtze River Cruise (B, L, D)

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Shore excursion to the Fengdu Ghost City to check why it has been regarded as the "City of Ghosts". It is where the devil lives according to Chinese legend. The temples built on Ming Mountain show punish instruments and demon paintings, depicting the Chinese people’s imagination of hell.

Note: Some cruise ships make the shore excursion to the Shibaozhai Pagoda. Shibaozhai, like a pearl on Yangtze River, is 278 kilometers away from Chongqing. As the gem of Chinese Architecture, the 12-story, 18th Century red wooden temple is an architectural delight full of Legends and beautiful stories. You have the final say on which excursion to make, as we can book any of the cruise ships at great rates!

Shibaozhai Pagoda
Day 7 Chongqing Departure (B)

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You will disembark in Chongqing at around 9:00, and your local tour guide will meet and escort you to the Chongqing airport from the cruise pier. Take the flight to your next destination or back home. (Note: You could also have day tour in Chongqing to visit the stunning attractions before you leave.)

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Everything was very good, yes. Thank you for that. I am also happy to provide recommendation on TripAdvisor.

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Eleni - 2021.09.6‚ USA, September 6, 2021

Hey Wonder,

Sorry for the late reply but the trip was awesome for us! I think we both had a good time. The only thing I wish that maybe was different was the grasslands, we thought we’d see more sparse land rather than an organized villa kind of thing. Otherwise the rest of the trip was great, our driver was awesome and timely and Herry was also super sweet and got everything organized perfectly for us! We really got to know him. Thanks!

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Aleia - 2021.08.20‚ Canada, August 20, 2021

Hello Vivien,

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Jonathan - 2021.08.17‚ Australia, August 17, 2021
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Heptachord Terrace
Heptachord Terrace
Hubei Provincial Museum
Hubei Provincial Museum
World-famous Three Gorge Dam
Magnificent World-Famous Three Gorge Dam
Lesser Three Gorges
Lesser Three Gorges
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shibaozhai Pagoda

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