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Top 7 Yangtze Gold Cruise Ships 2023/2024

Yangtze Gold Cruises is one of the most luxury and deluxe cruise ships on Yangtze River. At present, there are seven ships of Yangtze Gold Cruises can be booked now. All of Yangtze Gold ships will provide a great cruise experience for its passengers. Downstream cruise from Chongqing to Yichang will take 4 days and 3 nights, while upstream cruise from Yichang to Chongqing will take 5 days and 4 nights. Select one and get to know more detailed information about its schedules, itineraries, cabins, deck plans, onboard experience, etc. Sail now!

All About Yangtze Gold Cruises

Choose a cruise ship to appreciate the beautiful scenery in Three Gorges may be the most comfortable and relaxing way to travel, and Yangtze Gold Cruises is definitely a great choice for this trip. Featured with deluxe facilities and personalized service, Yangtze Gold Cruises will take you to the most beautiful part along Three Gorges, including the magnificent Three Gorges Dam. Take a look at the 2023/2024 Yangtze Gold Cruises calendar and check detailed ships sailing schedules, get to know the life onboard and onshore. If you want to customize you China Yangtze cruise vacation, tell us your ideals and requirements by use Tailor Your Trip.


    Yangtze Gold Cruises' Itinerary 2023/2024

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    Chongqing - Yichang 4 Days & 3 Nights Downstream Cruise

    Day Event & Activities
    Day 1 Board the ship at Chongqing Chaotianmen Dock;
    Departs Chongqing.
    Day 2 (B, L, D) Morning shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City;
    Optional Excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda or Three Kingdoms Open Air Show.
    Day 3 (B, L, D) Optional excursion to White Emperor City;
    Set sail, passing through Qutang Gorge;
    Shore excursion to The Lesser Three Gorges in Wushan and optional excursion to Mini Three Gorges;
    Set sail, passing through Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge.
    Day 4 (B) Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site and optional exursion to pass through Ship Lift or visit Quyuan Temple, then disembarks in Yichang.

    Yichang - Chongqing 5 Days & 4 Nights Upstream Cruise

    Day Event & Activities
    Day 1 Board cruise ship in Yichang.
    Day 2 (B, L, D) Departing from Yichang;
    Visit tribe of Three Gorges(optional) or Quyuan Temple (optional);
    Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site and optional excursion to pass through the Three Gorges Dam Ship Locks or visit Quyuan Temple.
    Day 3 (B, L, D) Shore excursion to Shennong Stream in Wushan;
    Sail through Wu Gorge;
    Shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges in Wushan;
    Passing through Qutang Gorge;
    Optional excursion to White Emperor City.
    Day 4 (B, L, D) Optional excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda;
    Shore Excursion to Fengdu Ghost City
    Day 5 (B) After breakfast, disembarks in Chongqing.

    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.

    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.

    Three Kingdoms Open Air Show

    Three Kingdoms Open Air Show

    A marvelous large-scale real landscape show brings a cultural feast to know the brilliant historical culture of the Three Kingdoms Period and the spirit of loyalty of great military officer Guan Yu (关羽).

    Onboard Experience

    Buffet Onboard


    Yangtze Gold Cruises provides various delicious food on boat, including famous Sichuan Cuisine, Guangdong Cuisine and Shandong Cuisine. Besides, western and Chinese buffest are also provided.

    Swimming Pool on the Ship


    Passengers can enjoy various entertainment facilities onboard, including fitness club, swimming pool, spa & foot massage, movie theater, chess & poker room, cigar room, mini golf course, etc.

    Shopping on Yangtze Gold Cruises


    There are various stores on the ship, and some of the ships even have pedestrian commercial street, and passenger can purchase local specialty, souvenir, traditional Chinese costumes or other commodities.

    Play Tai Chi on Yangtze Gold


    Tourists can participate various programs on the ship to learn more about China, like learn to play Tai Chi, listen to lectures on Chinese history and culture, or learn about Chinese medicines.

    Crew Show

    Watch Shows

    To welcome the passenger, the cruise crew prepare Welcoming Crew Shows for you, and besides, they also prepare Fashion Show, where will present China's most elaborate fashions dating back to Qing Dynasty.

    Complimentary Tea

    Happy Hour

    Complimentary tea and coffee will be offered in early morning before breakfast, while complimentary tea and cookies will be offered in the afternoon. Cocktail is also provided at a discounting price.

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