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Yangtze River Cruise 2024/2025

The Yangtze River is one of the most interesting rivers in the world. It is blessed with a richness of natural/manmade scenery and cultural relics such as the Three Gorges Dam, Gemstone Stronghold, and Shennong Stream. A Yangtze River cruise will give you the opportunity to see some of the most spectacular scenery imaginable.

Taking a Yangtze cruise is a popular way to discover China. It can slow your pace and relax your mind with a leisurely journey, letting you take in picturesque gorges from a deck chair or personal balcony. Every year, millions of travelers have come to China to enjoy this fantastic experience.

Cruise Calendar

  • 2024
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Immerse yourself in the nice views of the Three Gorges


Enjoy the delightful service during the cruise trip


Exploring the authentic lives of local people & culture along the Yangtze


Enjoying the Comfort and Relaxation onboard


Visiting Three Gorges Dam - the world-largest dam


A variety of onboard activities

Popular Cruises 2024

There are over 30 luxury cruise ships sailing downstream ( from Chongqing to Yichang: 4 days & 3 nights) and upstream (from Yichang to Chongqing: 5 days & 4 nights) on Yangtze River, which are operated by six cruise companies, including Century Cruises, Victoria Cruises, Sanctuary Retreats (Yangtze Explorer), President Cruises, Yangtze Gold Cruises, and Changjiang Cruises. When faced with so many options, you may be confused about choosing a cruise ship.

According to our data from the cruise companies and the feedback from our customers, here are our cruise ships recommendations for 2024/2025:

Popular Yangtze Tours

12-Day Beijing – Xi'an – Yangtze River – Shanghai Tour
  • See the Great Wall Tastefully Lit at Night
  • Make a Terracotta Warrior with Your Own Hands
  • Witness the Most Famous Three Gorges of China
6-Day Guilin – Chongqing – Yangtze CruiseShanghai - Yichang Tour
  • Enjoy the Epitome of Chinese Landscape Paintings
  • Explore the Beautiful Countryside
  • witness the Magnificent Gorges
13-Day Beijing – Xi'an – Chengdu – Yangtze Cruise – Shanghai Tour
  • Feed a lovely giant panda
  • Explore China's classic sights
  • Relax on a Yangtze River cruise
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