Yangtze Cruise Shore Excursions 2019/2020

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What to See in a Yangtze River Cruise?

Of course the Three Gorges and the giant Three Gorges Dam!

However, what Yangtze River offers are more than these. From Chongqing to Shanghai, especially the essential Three Gorges area between Chongqing and Yichang, you will have the chances to explore the historical and cultural sites, and witness the natural beauty of Gorges.

Normally one shore excursion is arranged each day. But different cruises may have different itinerary. You can check your ship for its cruise route, or contact us.

Highlights of Yangtze Shore Excursions

Three Gorges

Qutang Gorges
Natural Wonders of the Yangtze

Three Gorges Dam

Three Gorges
The Must-see World-largest Dam

Shibaozhai Pagoda

Shibaozhai Temple
Gem of Chinese Architecture

Shennv Stream

Shibaozhai Temple
A Serene Cruise on Shennv Stream

Fengdu Ghost City

Fengdu Ghost City
Top Must-Go excursion on any cruise

White Emperor City

White Emperor City
Home to Kui Gate

Shennong Stream

Shennong Stream
A Collection of Local Culture & Natural Beauty

Lesser Three Gorges

Lesser Three Gorges
Lesser in the size but Great for the beauty

Tribe of Three Gorges

Tribe of Three Gorges
Minority Culture & Art Center on Three Gorges

 

Arranged & Optional Yangtze Cruise Shore Excursion Sites

For your Yangtze River cruise shore excursion sites visiting, there are the arranged and optional types. The arranged shore excursions are included in your cruise fees, however, the optional ones need extra pay if you are interested to visit. Besides, the arranged and optional excursions are chosen differently by different cruise companies for upstream and downstream Yangtze cruise routes and the optional ones are charged variously. Let’s check the sites arrangements at below table for your reference.

New Century Cruises:

Downstream Shore ExcursionsUpstream Shore Excursions
ArrangedOptional ArrangedOptional
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennv Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Fengdu Ghost City
White Emperor City
Ship Lift
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennv Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges (or
Quyuan Temple)
White Emperor City
Ship Lift

Check detaild 2019 cruise itinerary of Century Cruises.

 

Victoria Cruises:

Downstream SitesUpstream Sites
ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)ArrangedOptional (Extra Charge)
Jade Emperor Scenic Area
Shennv Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Fengdu Ghost City
Three Kingdom Open Air Show
White Emperor City
Ship Lift
Three Gorges Dam Site
Shennong Stream
Jade Emperor Scenic Area
Tribe of Three Gorges (or Quyuan Temple)
Ship Lift
White Emperor City
Return to the Three Gorges
Fengdu Ghost City

Check more about 2019 cruise itinerary of Victoria Cruises.

 

President Cruises:

Downstream Shore ExcursionsUpstream Shore Excursions
ArrangedOptional ArrangedOptional
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennong Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Fengdu Ghost City
Jade Emperor Scenic Area
White Emperor City
Quyuan Birthplace
Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift
Tribe of Three Gorges
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennong Stream
Three Gorges Dam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges
Quyuan Birthplace
Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift
White Emperor City
Fengdu Ghost City
Jade Emperor Scenic Area

Check detaild 2019 cruise itinerary of President Cruises.

 

Yangtze Explorer:

(Note: Yangtze Explorer has different arrangements of shore excursions in different months in 2018)

PeriodDownstream Shore ExcursionsUpstream Shore Excursions
ArrangedOptional ArrangedOptional
Mar. ~ mid-May,
mid-September ~ Nov.
816 Nuclear Military Plant (or
Baiheliang Underwater Museum)
Shennong Stream
Three Gorge Dam Site
Three kingdoms Open Air Show Three Gorges Dam Site
Shennong Stream
816 Nuclear Military Plant
Baiheliang Underwater Museum
Mid May. ~ mid Sep. Three Gorges Dam Site
Shennong Stream
816 Nuclear Military Plant (or
Baiheliang Underwater Museum)
/

Check detaild 2019 cruise itinerary of Yangtze Explorer.

 

Yangtze Gold Cruises:

Downstream Shore ExcursionsUpstream Shore Excursions
ArrangedOptional ArrangedOptional
Fengdu Ghost City
Little Three Gorges
Three Gorge Dam Site
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Three Kingdoms Open Air Show
White Emperor City
Mini Three Gorges
Tribe of Three Gorges
Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift
Quyuan Temple
Fengdu Ghost City
Little Three Gorges
Three Gorge Dam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges
Mini Three Gorges
White Emperor City
Shibaozhai Pagoda
Quyuan Temple
Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift
Return to the Three Gorges Show (only for Gold 2 and Gold 7)

Check detaild 2019 cruise itinerary of Yangtze Gold Cruises.

 

Changjiang Cruises:

Changjiang Cruise ShipsDownstream Shore ExcursionsUpstream Shore Excursions
ArrangedOptional ArrangedOptional
Yangtze 1 Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennong Stream
Ship Lift
Three Gorge Dam Site
Fengdu Ghost City
Tribe of Three Gorges
Fengdu Ghost City
Shennong Stream
Ship Lift
Three Gorge Dam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges
Boat Trackers Towing the Boat
White Emperor City
Yangtze 2 Shibaozhai Pagoda
Shennv Stream
Three Gorge Dam Site
Fengdu Ghost City
White Emperor City
Shennong Stream
Fengdu Ghost City
Three Gorge Dam Site
Tribe of Three Gorges (or
Ship Lift or
Quyuan Temple)
White Emperor City
Boat Trackers Towing the Boat

Check detaild 2019 Yangtze 1 cruise itinerary and Yangtze 2 cruise itinerary.

Note:

  • 1. Charge for An Optional Shore Excursion: Victoria Cruises are for 295 RMB, except Quyuan Birthplace for 220 RMB; Century Cruises are for 290 RMB, except Quyuan Birthplace for 220 RMB; President Cruises are for 280 RMB; Yangtze Gold Cruises are 290 RMB for each one site per person, except Shibaozhai Pagoda charges for 220 RMB/person, Small Lesser Three Gorges charges for 150 RMB/person, Return to the Three Gorges Show for 320 RMB/person and Quyuan Temple charges for 220 RMB/person (180 RMB/person when visiting with the Three Gorges Dam); Yangtze Explorer are Baiheliang Underground Museum for 150 RMB, and Three Kingdoms Open Air Show for 290 RMB; Changjiang Cruises are for 290 RMB.
  • 2. The optional excursion sites are arranged by Yangtze River cruise companies according to the amount of guests who want to visit the sites. You can visit the excursions if there are 30 or more people (the number for visitors may be adjusted based on the practical situation). However, if you are not going to pay a visit to the sites, you could stay onboard the cruise to enjoy the wonderful activities and lectures to spend leisure moments. Besides, to ensure your personal safety, it is not allowed to leave the cruise on your own during the excursion time.
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