OVERVIEW

Explore the imposing Three Gorges including Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, and Xiling Gorge by a super deluxe 5-star Gold Cruise upstream along the Yangtze River for a 5-day-and-4-night experience from Yichang to Chongqing with shore excursions, meals, and accommodation included. Kindly note three excursions are included, but the three sites might be changed as per different boat schedule and we will send you the final three excursions before your tour. Here is the Gold Cruises departure schedule in 2020, and it might be changed as per the cruise and river regulation. Monday: Gold Cruise No.7 Tuesday: Gold Cruise No.5 Wednesday: Gold Cruise No.8 Thursday: Gold Cruise No.1 Friday: Gold Cruise No.2 Saturday: Gold Cruise No.6 Sunday: Gold Cruise No.3

ITINERARY

Day 1Gold Cruise: Embark in Yichang

18:00 Embarkation begins in Maoping Wharf Yichang
16:00 -- 20:00 You can take free cruise bus at Sanxia Tourist Center in Yichang to Maoping Wharf where to embark.
21:00: Embarkation briefing

Transport: Cruise
Accommodation: On the boat (Yangtze Gold Cruise)

Day 2Gold Cruise: Sailing

Enjoy morning coffee and Taiji exercise before the buffet breakfast. Then it is the optional tour to the Three Gorges Tribe or Quyuan Hometown.
After lunch, it is the included shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, and optional tour to Quyuan Hometown or Ship Lift.
Enjoy the Captain welcoming party before the buffet dinner.

Transport: Cruise
Accommodation: On the boat (Yangtze Gold Cruise)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3Gold Cruise: Sailing

Enjoy morning coffee and Taiji exercise before the buffet breakfast. Then sail passing through the Wu Gorge. Then it is the included boat excursion to the Lesser Three Gorges. and optional tour to the Mini Three Gorges.
After buffet lunch, sail passing through the Qutang Gorge.
This afternoon it is the optional tour to White Emperor City before the buffet dinner.
Note: The included shore excursion is subject to change depending the river condition, please follow the onboard instruction.

Transport: Cruise
Accommodation: On the boat (Yangtze Gold Cruise)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4Gold Cruise: Sail to Fengdu

Enjoy morning coffee and Taiji exercise before the buffet breakfast. Then it is the optional tour to Shibao Pogoda before the buffet lunch.
This afternoon, it is the included shore excursion to the Ghost City of Fengdu before the farewell banquet dinner.
Enjoy the entertainment show tonight.
Note: The included shore excursion is subject to change depending the river condition, please follow the onboard instruction.

Transport: Cruise
Accommodation: On the boat (Yangtze Gold Cruise)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5Gold Cruise: Arrival Chongqing

After buffet breakfast, it is the disembarkation time at 9am at Chongqing Chqotianmen Dock. The tour concludes.

Transport: None
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast

INCLUDED

Dinner x 3

Lunch x 3

Breakfast x 4

Three Shore Excursions

Note: Three excursions are included, and exact three excursions will be informed before sailing.

Boat guide

Accommodation as per itinerary (half twin cabin per person)

The itinerary is subject to update by cruise, please check it onboard

EXCLUDED

Dock Transfer (bookable)

Gratuities for staff: CNY150 per person

Optional

Drinks

TRIP NOTES

China Visa required

Passport information required

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