Changjiang Cruise Ships 2019/2020

Changjiang Cruises has only two cruise ships – Yangtze 1 and Yangtze 2. Both of them are popular for its budget prices and good services. Downstream cruise from Chongqing to Yichang will take 4 days and 3 nights onboard, while upstream cruise from Yichang to Chongqing will take 5 days and 4 nights onboard. Select your favorite one and get to know more about its schedules, itineraries, cabins, deck plans, onboard experience, etc. Sail now!

All About Changjiang Cruises

Changjiang Cruises is a great choice to travel Yangtze River. On the cruise, you can enjoy the great natural scenery of Three Gorges as well as the magnificent Three Gorges. Besides, the cruise will take you to visit many famous attractions along Yangtze River, and shore excursions include Shibaozhai Pagoda, White Emperor City, Shennv Stream, etc. It's very relaxing to cruise on Yangtze River. Check the 2019/2020 Changjiang Cruises calendar, know the detailed ships sailing schedules and life onboard. If you want to customize your China Yangtze cruise vacation, then tell us your ideas and requirements by using Tailor Your Trip.


    Changjiang Cruises' Itinerary 2019/2020

    Changjiang Cruises Yangtze Map


    Chongqing - Yichang 4 Days & 3 Nights Downstream Cruise

    Day Time Event & Activities
    Day 1 19:00 - 21:00
    Boarding the ship at Chongqing Chaotianmen Square
    Departing from Chongqing.
    Day 2 (B, L, D) 08:00
    09:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 16:00
    Briefing on the cruise;
    Shore Excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda;
    Optional excursion to Fengdu Ghost City;
    Captain's welcome party;
    Crew cabaret.
    Day 3 (B, L, D) around 11:00
    12:30 - 16:30
    around 19:00
    22:00 - 02:00
    Optional excursion to White Emperor City;
    Shore excursion to Shennv Stream;
    Scenic cruising - passing through Wu Gorge;
    Capitain’s farewell banquet;
    Sail through the Xiling Gorges (west section);
    Pass through Three Gorges Dam Ship locks.
    Day 4 (B) 07:00-10:30
    Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site;
    Disembarking in Yichang.

    Yichang - Chongqing 5 Days & 4 Nights Upstream Cruise

    Day Time Event & Activities
    Day 1 19:00 - 24:00 Boarding the ship at Yichang Pier
    Day 2 (B, L, D) 10:00
    12:30 - 15:30
    16:00 - 20:00
    Departing from Yichang Dock and passing through Xiling Gorge (east part);
    Visit tribe of Three Gorges(optional);
    Shore excursion - Three Gorges Dam Site;
    Captain's welcome party;
    Crew cabaret;
    passing through the Three Gorges Dam Ship Locks.
    Day 3 (B, L, D) 08:00 - 12:30
    13:00 - 16:30
    Shore excursion to Shennong Stream;
    Scenic cruising - sailing through Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge;
    Optional excursion to White Emperor City
    Day 4 (B, L, D) 08:30 - 12:00
    Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City;
    Captain's farewell banquet
    Day 5 (B) 08:30 After breakfast, disembarking in Chongqing Chaotianmen Dock.

    Please Note:

    • Optinal Shore Excursion depends on the river conditions, like the weather, water level and number of travelers;

    • The OPTIONAL shore excursions are prepared based on the number of visitors 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. 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.

    • Choose the ship to see more details about cruise itinerary.

    Shore Excursions

    Three Gorges

    Three Gorges

    Three Gorges refers to Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge, and they are the most beautiful gorges in Yangtze River, famous for the grand and enchanting scenery and deep and fascinating culture.

    Three Gorges Dam

    Three Gorges Dam

    As the largest hydraulic project in the world, Three Gorges Dam is the great highlight on Yangtze River Cruise. The magnificent project truly shows the indomitable spirit and great effort by human.

    Fengdu Ghost City

    Fengdu Ghost City

    Fengdu Ghost City seems to be exotic to western travelers, for it vividly depicts Hell in Chinese people's imagination, and tourists can learn much of Chinese Ghost Culture here.

    Tribe of Three Gorges

    Tribe of Three Gorges

    Tribes of the Three Gorges is located at Xiling Gorge. In these villages, tourists can experience the most authentic Ba Culture and Shu Culture while watch local dance performance and cruise on old sailboats.

    Shibaozhai Pagoda

    Shibaozhai Pagoda

    Located on a rocky and craggy hill on Yangtze River Side, Shibaozhai Pagoda has become a bonsai on the river since the establishment of Three Gorges Dam, which leads the water level rise greatly.

    Shennv Stream

    Shennv Stream

    Also known as "Goddess Stream" by locals, Shennv Stream is a primitive stream with amazing scenery of narrow gorges, steep mountains, coffins hanging high on the cliffside, and hear some of the local history.

    White Emperor City

    White Emperor City

    White Emperor City is an ancient temple located at Chongqing. Featured for its ancient architecture from Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty, it's the best place to overlook Qutang Gorge.

    Shennong Stream

    Shennong Stream

    As a small tributary of Yangtze River and located between Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge, Shennong Stream is a mysterious place filled with history, culture and nature's splendor.

    Onboard Experience

    Dining Room


    On the cruise ship, passengers have multiple choices for food, from traditional Chinese cuisines to western buffets, from local snacks to western dessert, all are delicious and available.

    Captain's Welcome Party

    Captain's Welcome Party

    Normally, on the second night onboard, the captain of the ship will hold a cocktail party, and in this party, passengers will get to know other passengers as well as the whole crew onboard.

    Indoor Swimming Pool

    Delightful Facilities

    Onboard, there are many entertainment facilities to make your journey more delightful, like indoor swimming pool, Karaoke, fitness club, spa center, chess room, coffee bar, entertainment center, etc.

    Play Tai Chi


    Passengers can learn more about China by participating various activities onboard, like learn to play Tai Chi, watching fashion of old costumes in China, learning to Chinese calligraphy & painting, etc.

    Captain's Farewell Banquet

    Captain's Farewell Banquet

    At last, the captain will hold a farewell banquet, and there will be folk dance and traditional music performance on the banquet. At last, he will toast to every guests and make his farewell to everyone.

    Internet Access

    Outstanding Services

    Laundry service, guide service, currency exchange service, photo service and meal delivery service are all available onboard. Besides, phone calls, faxes and internet access are also available.

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