Yangtze Explorer Cruise Ship

Yangtze Explorer Cruise Itinerary & Route Map 2019

Yangtze Explorer Cruise Itinerary Map Yangtze Explorer's Itinerary Map 2019

Recent news:  Baiheliang Underwater Museum is currently not available for visiting due to its periodical escalator maintenance for tourists’ safety reasons, on such case, Fuling’s Ancestral Library will be arranged to admire the very rare ancient books and the pages derived from the country’s most protective trees several decades ago.

Chongqing - Yichang 4 Days & 3 Nights Downstream Itinerary & Cruise Timetable

Arranged Shore Excursions: Fuling 816 Underground Project or Fuling White Crane Underwater Museum, Shennong Stream, Three Gorges Dam Site (ticket fees included)

Optional Shore Excursions: Three Kingdom Open Air Show, Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift (need extra pay)

Day Time Event & Activities Venue
Day 1 17:00-20:00 Embark on the ship at Chaotianmen Port in Chongqing & Check in; Have a drink in the Explorer Bar and enjoy the stunning nightview of Chongqing city. Explorer Bar, Deck 6
19:00 A la carte Western dinner (extra charge of 300RMB/pp) Dynasty Dining Room , Deck 2
21:00 Welcome safety briefing & facilities introduction Tang Theatre, Deck 3
22:00 Yangzi Explorer Departs from Chongqing Chongqing
Day 2 (B, L, D) 6:30 Enjoy early bird coffee and tea Explorer Bar, Deck 6
6:30 Play the traditional Tai Chi with the master to get a physical stretch and inhale fresh air; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
7:00-8:00 Enjoy your buffet breakfast with rich kinds of dishes (Chinese and Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
8:30-12:00 Select one as your shore excursion: (a) Go to see the Fuling 816 Underground Project; (b) Visit Fuling White Crane Ridge Underwater Museum and local market. Fuling
12:30 Enjoy you’re A La Carte lunch (Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
17:00-18:00 Join the Captain’s Welcome Party with plenty of snacks; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
18:00-20:00 Enjoy your Buffet Dinner Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
19:00-22:00 Enjoy optional "Three Kingdom Open Air Show" (weather permitting) (with extra pay of 290RMB) Zhongxian
21:00-21:45 Appreciate Band play Explorer Bar, Deck 6
22:00-23:00 Appreciate Band play Explorer Bar, Deck 6
Day 3 (B, L, D)
(valid during Apr. 4 ~ May. 26 and  Sept. 12 ~ Dec. 1 in 2019)

 

6:30 Enjoy early bird coffee and tea Explorer Bar, Deck 6
6:45 Play the traditional Tai Chi with the master to get a physical stretch and inhale fresh air; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
7:30 Ship through Qutang Gorge, the most majestic one in the three gorges. Explorer Bar, Deck 6
7:30-8:30 Enjoy your buffet breakfast with rich kinds of dishes (Chinese and Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
9:00 Ship through Wu Gorge. Admire the beautiful continuous hills on the banks; Explorer Deck, Deck 6
11:00-15:00 Go shore excursion to Shennong Stream and pay visit to Bamboo Gorge and Trackers Village to feel the nature charm and local culture; Shennong Stream
16:30-17:30 Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and pastries; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
18:00 Ship through Xiling Gorge (west section); Explorer Deck, Deck 6
19:30 Attend captain's farewell dinner; Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
21:00-21:45 Appreciate Band play Explorer Bar, Deck 6
22:00-23:00 Appreciate Band play Explorer Bar, Deck 6
Day 3 (B, L, D)
(valid during Mar. 21 ~ Mar. 31 and Mar 30 ~ Sep. 8 in 2019
6:30 Morning tea and coffee Explorer Bar, 6th Floor
6:30 Practice morning Taichi Explorer Bar, 6th Floor
07:00-08:30 Enjoy your Chinese and Western buffet breakfast Dynasty Dining Room, 2nd Floor
08:00-11:00 Optional excursion to White Emperor City (290RMB/pp), known as the “City of Poems” White Emperor City
11:30 Sail through Qutang Gorge Explorer Bar, 6th Floor
12:00 Enjoy your buffet lunch Dynasty Dining Room, 2nd Floor
13:30 Sail through Wu Gorge Explorer Bar, 6th Floor
15:00-18:00 Shore excursion to Shennong Stream to visit Bamboo Gorge and the trackers village Shennong Stream
18:00-19:00 Complimentary coffee, tea and pastries with band performance at the bar Explorer Bar, 6th Floor
19:30 A Taste of China Farewell Dinner Dynasty Dining Room, 2nd Floor
21:00-21:45 Duo plays at the bar Explorer Bar, 6th Floor
20:00-23:00 Duo plays at the bar Explorer Bar, 6th Floor
Day 4 (B) 6:30 Enjoy early bird coffee and tea; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
6:30 Enjoy your buffet breakfast with rich kinds of dishes (Chinese and Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
6:30 Luggage out of Cabin for collection; Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
07:30-13:00 Disembark from the ship and take morning shore excursion to Optional shore experience to pass through Ship Lift (290RMB/pp) and then visit Three Gorges Dam Site, transfer to Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal for leave. Three Gorges Dam & Yichang
08:30-12:00 Disembark the ship and take a shore excursion visit to Three Gorges Dam Site, transfer to Yichang Banshan Hotal for leave.



Yichang - Chongqing 5 Days & 4 Nights Upstream Itinerary & Cruise Timetable

Arranged Shore Excursions: Three Gorges Dam, Shennong Stream, Fuling 816 Underground Project or Fuling White Crane Ridge Underwater Museum; (ticket fees included)

Optional Shore Excursions: Tribe of Three Gorges (need extra pay)

Day Time Event & Activities Venue
Day 1 16:00-21:00 Gather at Yichang East Railway Station or Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal and be transferred to Yichang Maoping Port for embarkation. Have a drink in the Explorer Bar. Yichang Maoping Port; Explorer Bar, 6th Floor
19:00 A La Carte dinner is served this evening (with extra charge of 300 RMB/pp) Dynasty Dinging Room, Deck 2
21:00 Welcome safety briefing & facilities introduction Tang Theatre, Deck 3
Day 2 (B, L, D) 6:30 Enjoy early bird coffee and tea Explorer Bar, Deck 6
7:00 Play the traditional Tai Chi with the master to get a physical stretch and inhale fresh air; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
7:00-8:30 Enjoy your buffet breakfast with rich kinds of dishes (Chinese and Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
08:00-12:00 Optional shore excursion to Tribe of Three Gorges (290RMB/pp) Tribe of Three Gorges
12:00-13:30 Enjoy your buffet lunch (Chinese and Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
14:00-17:00 Disembark from the ship and take afternoon shore excursion to visit the Three Gorges Dam Site. Three Gorges Dam Site
16:30-17:30 Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and pastries; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
18:30 Join the Captain’s Welcome Party with plenty of snacks; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
19:00 Enjoy A la Carte Western Dinner; Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
21:00-21:45 Appreciate Duo plays at the bar Explorer Bar, Deck 6
22:00-23:00 Appreciate Duo plays at the bar Explorer Bar, Deck 6
Day 3 (B, L, D)
valid during Mar. 31 ~ May 2 and Sep. 8 ~ Nov. 28
6:30 Enjoy early bird coffee and tea Explorer Bar, Deck 6
6:30 Play the traditional Tai Chi with the master to get a physical stretch and inhale fresh air; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
7:00-8:00 Enjoy your buffet breakfast with rich kinds of dishes (Chinese and Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
8:00-12:00 Go shore excursion to Shennong Stream and pay visit to Bamboo Gorge and Trackers Village to feel the nature charm and local culture; Shennong Stream
12:30 Enjoy your buffet lunch (Chinese and Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
13:30 Ship sails through Wu Gorge. Admire the beautiful continuous hills on the banks; Explorer Deck, Deck 6
16:00 Ship sails through Qutang Gorge, the most magnificent gorges along the way; Explorer Deck, Deck 6
16:30-17:30 Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and pastries; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
19:00 Enjoy A la Carte Western Dinner; Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
21:00-21:45 Appreciate Band play Explorer Bar, Deck 6
22:00-23:00 Appreciate Band play Explorer Bar, Deck 6
Note: Optional shore excursion to White Emperor City (16:00-19:00; 290RMB/pp) will be added on Day 3 for cruises during Mar. 17 ~ Mar. 28 and Jun. 2 ~ Sep. 5 in 2019.
Day 4 (B, L, D)
valid during Mar. 31 ~ May 2 and Sep. 8 ~ Nov. 28
6:30 Enjoy early bird coffee and tea Explorer Bar, Deck 6
7:00 Play the traditional Tai Chi with the master to get a physical stretch and inhale fresh air; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
7:30 Enjoy your buffet breakfast with rich kinds of dishes (Chinese and Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
9:00-12:30 Shore excursion to:
Option A: Fuling-816 Underground Project (world largest artificial cave of military nuclear project)
or
Option B: White Crane Ridge Underwater Museum (the world first underwater museum) & local market
Fuling
12:30 Enjoy your buffet lunch (Chinese and Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
16:30-17:30 Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and pastries; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
19:00 Enjoy A Taste of China farewell dinner with your partners; Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
21:00-21:45 Appreciate Duo plays at the bar Explorer Bar, Deck 6
22:00-23:00 Appreciate Duo plays at the bar Explorer Bar, Deck 6
Note: Shore excursions to Fuling-816 Underground Project or White Crane Ridge Underwater Museum + local market will be adjusted during 13:00-16:30, and buffet lunch will be brought forward at 12:00 on Day 4 for cruises during Mar. 17 ~ Mar. 28 and Jun. 2 ~ Sep. 5 in 2019.
Day 5 (B) 6:30 Enjoy early bird coffee and tea; Explorer Bar, Deck 6
7:00 Luggage out of cabin for collection; -
7:00-8:00 Enjoy your buffet breakfast with rich kinds of dishes (Chinese and Western); Dynasty Dining Room, Deck 2
8:00-8:45 Disembark at Chongqing Chaotianmen port. Chongqing

Please note:

1. Subject to Change

The itineraries, ports, departure & arrival time, shore excursions listed above are subject to change according to the weather, river condition and permission from the navigational authorities. Besides, activities onboard, dining and entertainment options vary and are subject to change.

2. Shore Excursions

The Yangtze Explorer cruise company will usually arrange three shore excursions during the whole cruise between Chongqing and Yichang. 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.

As for optional shore excursion and show, travelers can decide to go or not based on your interests, real physical condition and budget. The optional sites will be visited depending on the number of travelers who want to go and the cost for the "Three Kingdom Open Air Show", "White Emperor City", "Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift", and "Tribe of Three Gorges" is 290 RMB/person for each. If you want to go, tell the reception desk who would register and arrange for you. If you decide not to go, you could stay on the ship to enjoy some leisure time. For your safety, you are not allowed to leave your ship on your own.

3. Meals

On the first day of embarkation, if you want to enjoy dinner onboard, it will need extra charge for the meal.

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Price Note:
• The above price range is based on a standard cabin for twin sharing.
• The prices are valid by Dec.31 of the year.
• Please enquiry for the exact price according to your nationality, cruising time and cruising route.
• Please quote us for the price may change during China's Golden Week and Spring Festival.

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