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Three Gorges Exploration

L-YR01: 4 Days Luxury Chongqing - Yangtze River Cruise Yichang
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Departure: Based on 2017 cruise sailing dates.

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Day01 Arrival in Chongqing
Airport pick-up and transfer, Panda House and Residence of General Stilwell if time permits. Yangtze River tour begins at 21:30.

Accommodation: Yangtze Gold Cruises with balcony
Day02 Ghost City of Fengdu
An excursion to the Ghost City, Captain's Welcome Party. (B+L+D)
Day03 Three Little Gorges
Yangtze Three Gorges visit. (B+L+D)
Day04 Departure from Yichang
Three Gorges Dam. Disembark the cruise. Yichang Museum if time permits. See you off at the airport. (B+L)
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
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Day01 Arrival in Chongqing
Our guide will pick you up outside the Baggage Claim Area of the airport and transfer you to downtown Chongqing. If time permits, you will take a brief private city travel to the Panda House of Chongqing Zoo and the General Joseph W. Stilwell Museum. After that, we will transfer you to board the luxurious Gold Cruise Ship. As the cruise sets sail at 21:30 tonight, your fantastic Yangtze River journey begins.  

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: Yangtze Gold Cruises with balcony
Day02 Ghost City of Fengdu
Yangtze River cruise
After breakfast, the river guide will give you a brief introduction on the cruise and the daily schedule of your ship ride. At around 08:00, the cruise will disembark at Fengdu and you will have an onshore excursion to the Ghost City. In the legend, Netherworld is the home of a deceased's soul. Mixing Confucian, Buddhist and Taoist folk culture, Fengdu is a treasure-house of arts. Covered with luxuriant trees and interspersed with temples and pavilions, the whole scenic area is more like a landscape painting rather than a "Ghost City". Back to the cruise ship, you will be invited to join in the Captain's Welcome Party.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day03 Three Little Gorges
Amazing scenery of Shennong Stream
The ship is going to sail through Qutang Gorge and later Wu Gorge. Qutang Gorge is the shortest one among the famous Three Gorges. But the grand and precipitous cliffs, narrow and sinuous river way, impetuous and surgent torrent make it to be the most exciting and imposing part of the river. Measuring about 40 kilometers long, Wu Gorge is the most beautiful one among the Three Gorges. It is especially famous for deep valley and elegant beauty. Passing through Wu Gorge, you will feel like entering a winding gallery of paintings. Then, you will disembark at Wushan for an excursion to Three Little Gorges in small sightseeing boats, which features picturesque natural scenery, distinctive Tujia minority culture and valued historical relics. In the afternoon, continue sailing into Xiling Gorge, the longest one among the three. Once the most dangerous part with numerous reefs, riffles and rocks, Xiling Gorge is gentler and milder after years of rectification and improvement on the river way as well as the building of Gezhou Dam. At about 18:00, you will pass through the three gorges ship lock.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day04 Departure from Yichang
Our clients visiting the Three Gorges Dam
After a whole night's sailing, the ship will stop at Sandouping town. You will disembark to visit the Three Gorges Dam, the grandest hydroelectric project in the world. It has brought great benefits in flood control, power generation, navigation and tourism. When the cruise approaches Yichang, your wonderful cruise journey will come to the end. Please pack your luggage and follow the check-out procedures of the cruise company. Our guide in Yichang will meet you on board and transfer you to the city area. If time permits, you will pay a visit to Yichang Museum. After that, our guide will transfer you to the airport for your return flight and say farewell.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Yangtze Upstream Itinerary (Yichang - Chongqing)
If you prefer to take an upstream cruise (Yichang - Chongqing), please refer to the following itinerary schedule and check for the relevant 2017 cruise sailing date. The quotation keeps the same with the downstream one.
5 Days /4 Nights Upstream Itinerary (Yichang - Chongqing)
Day 01 Yichang airport-port transfer No meals
Day 02 Excursion to Three Gorges Dam   B, L, D
Day 03 Excursion to Three Little Gorges   B, L, D
Day 04 Excursion to Fengdu Ghost City. B, L, D
Day 05 Panda House in Chongqing Zoo and Residence of General Joseph W. Stilwell. Port-Chongqing airport transfer B, L,
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