Haihe River Cruises
Haihe River, or Hai River, is a major waterway that flows through Beijing and Tianjin, before emptying into the Yellow Sea at Bohai Bay. At Tainjin, Haihe River runs through the heart of the city, forming a tourist line along its banks where a park is built.
One Day Cruise Route
Haihe River – Bohai Bay
Wharf to take the boat: Jiefangqiao Wharf (Liberation Bridge Wharf, 解放桥海河游览码).
Itinerary: Jiefangqiao Wharf – Erdao Lock Gate (二道闸) – shore cruise to Chaoyin Temple, Dagu Fort and Dau Dock – Tianjin Port – Haihe River Bund Park – bus transfer to Jiefangqiao Wharf.
On the cruise, travelers see the landscape of Tianjin. Some of the city’s historical sites, such as Dagu Fort and Chaoyin Temple, a temple with a history of one thousand year, are also included on the cruise.
Haihe River Landscape Cruise
The highlights of this route feature the combination of old and new Tianjin. On the cruise, travelers see both the remains of old Tianjin and the skylines of new Tianjin.
Dock to take the cruise: Tianjin Old Street Wharf(古文化街海河游览码头) or Jiefang Bridge Wharf (解放桥海河游览码头)
Itinerary one: Tianjin Old Street Wharf – Guanghua Bridge – Yongle Bridge – Tianjin Old Street Wharf
Itinerary Two: Jiefang Bridge Wharf – Guanghua Bridge – Yongle Bridge – Jiefang Bridge Wharf
Haihe River Night Cruise
Dock to take the cruise: Tianjin Old Street Wharf(古文化街海河游览码头) or Jiefang Bridge Wharf (解放桥海河游览码头).
Tour Itinerary one: Tianjin Old Street Wharf – Jiefang Bridge Wharf – Yongle Bridge – Tianjin Old Street Wharf
Tour Itinerary Two: Jiefang Bridge Wharf – Yongle Bridge – Jiefang Bridge Wharf
In the evening, buildings on both banks of the river are colorfully lit.
I updated this article on May 21, 2012
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Questions and Answers About Haihe River Cruises
Hi Sid, the starting time is 10:00 and 15:00 every day.Whitney Liao replied on 2013-06-09
Thank you for your inquiry.
For your questions, could you please tell me which city you refer to(Sun Island Resort)? So that I can tell you the distance to the Great Wall. For Beijing Tours, you can click here of our Essence of BeijingTour website for reference:http://www.chinahighlights.com/tour/beijingtour/bj-1/Alice Cai replied on 2012-11-30
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