Yangtze 1 Cruise

  • First Navigation: 2006
  • Last Refurbished: 2007
  • Capacity: 218
  • Length: 104.00m
  • Width: 16.00m
  • Cabin Area: 19.11m2

The Yangtze 1 cruise ship, owned and operated by the Changjiang Cruise Overseas Company has many firsts. It was the first ship to use modern, innovative design concepts taken from ocean lines; it has a four story high atrium, and an inner ship sightseeing elevator. All cabins onboard this ship has large private balconies which range from 3 to 10 square meters. The Yangtze 1 travels between Yichang and Chongqing. The ship contains all the amenities and facilities one would come to expect from a star-rated hotel, including a business center, sauna and massage room, bars, restaurants, and much more.

Cruise Itinerary

Downstream: Chongqing → Yichang (4 days)

Day 1

Board the ship from 17:00 to 20:00 and departs Chongqing at 22:00.

Day 2

(8:00-10:00) Shore excursion to either Fengdu Ghost City or Wanxian, or Shibaozhai (depending on river conditions).Then return to the ship and sail towards the magnificent Three Gorges.

Fengdu, situated on the northern bank of the river between Zhongxian and Fuling, the city was depicted as the City of Ghosts in two ancient, classic Chinese works "Monkey King" and "Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio".
 
Wanxian, famous as the place where thousands of rivers collect and all kinds of business converge. It is one of the ten biggest ports of Yangtze River and the center of economy, education, culture and transport in three gorges area.

Day 3

(08:00-13:00) Passing through Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge.
(13:00-16:30) Boat excursion to Shennong Stream.
(17:30) Passing through Xiling Gorge.

Shennong Stream, started from the southern hill of the Mt. Shennongjia, it is a tributary of Yangtze River and a great place to experience clear water, various waterfalls, hanging alleys, primitive small boat, Tujia nationality customs and karst caves.

Day 4

(08:00-10:00) Shore excursion to The Three Gorges Dam Site.
(13:00) Disembark at Yichang

Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest water conservancy project constructed by man. The construction of the dam formally began on December 14th, 1994. The body of the dam was completed in 2003, and the whole construction was competed in 2006. It is 2309 meters long, 185 meters high, 18 meters wide on the top and 130 meters wide at the bottom. Tourists can get access to the top of the dam.

Upstream: Yichang → Chongqing (5 days)

Day 1

Board the ship from 17:00 to 22:00 and departs Yichang at 24:00.

Day 2

(09:00-11:30) Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site.
(12:45) Passing through Xiling Gorge.

Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest water conservancy project constructed by man. The construction of the dam formally began on December 14th, 1994. The body of the dam was completed in 2003, and the whole construction was competed in 2006. It is 2309 meters long, 185 meters high, 18 meters wide on the top and 130 meters wide at the bottom. Tourists can get access to the top of the dam.

Day 3

(08:00-12:00) Boat excursion to Shennong Stream.
(13:00-15:30) Wu Gorge
(17:30-18:00) Qutang Gorge

Shennong Stream, started from the southern hill of the Mt. Shennongjia, it is a tributary of Yangtze River and a great place to experience clear water, various waterfalls, hanging alleys, primitive small boat, Tujia nationality customs and karst caves.
 

Day 4

(8:30-10:30) Shore excurison to Fengdu Ghost City.

Fengdu, situated on the northern bank of the river between Zhongxian and Fuling, the city was depicted as the City of Ghosts in two ancient, classic Chinese works "Monkey King" and "Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio".
 

Day 5

(09:00) Disembark at Chongqing

Sailing Schedule

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Facilities onboard

  • Fitness Center
  • Sauna/Massage
  • Beauty Salon
  • Health Clinic
  • Children’s Playroom
  • Sun Deck
  • Business Center
  • Shops
  • Conference Hall
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Games Room
  • Smoking Room
  • Library
  • Dancing/Disco
  • Dining Rooms-Chinese and Western
  • Banquet Hall
  • Bar/Cafe
  • Karaoke
  • Jacuzzi

Cabin

  • Standard Cabin
    Standard Cabin
  • Deluxe Suite
    Deluxe Suite
  • Deluxe Suite Toilet
    Deluxe Suite Toilet
  • President Suite
    President Suite
  • President Suite Sitting Room
    President Suite Sitting Room
  • President Suite Toilet
    President Suite Toilet

Facilities


  • Beauty Salon

  • Conference Room

  • Dynasty Restaurant

  • Fitness Room

  • Pearl Hall Stage

  • Sun Deck with Swimming Pool

  • Lobby