Yangtze Gold 8 Cruise
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- 1.Child Price Reductions (Based on Full Prices): babies (0–2) occupying a bed 90% off; children (2–12) NOT occupying a bed 25% off; extra bed 25% off
- 2.Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher than above price list during Chinese National Holiday (10.1.-10.7, 2017) and Chinese Spring Festival (2.16.-2.22, 2018). Contact us for the detail price.
- 3.Tipping - All passengers (not include Yangtze Gold Cruises) sailing between Chongqing and Yichang are required to pay $23/RMB150 per person as service charge. The service charge is payable at the time of boarding.
Cruise Map & Itinerary
|Day||Events & Activities|
|Day 1||Board the ship from 06:00pm to 08:00pm and departs Chongqing at night--11:00am.(Dinner is not included)|
|Day 2||Taichi exercise. Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (8:00-10:00am). Captain's Welcome Banquet. Captain's Welcome Dancing Party in Ball Room.|
|Day 3||Learning traditional Chinese Taiji boxing. Sailing through the Qutang Gorge. Shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges (1:30pm-5:30pm). Sailing through Xiling Gorge. Farewell Buffet. Sails through the 5-steps Ship locks at 12am at midnight.|
|Day 4||Have buffet Breakfast on board, and disembark at Maoping pier of Yichang. Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site Take a bus to Yichang say goodbye.|
|Day||Events & Activities|
|Day 1||Arrive at Maoping Pier from Yichang to board the ship. (Dinner is not included).|
|Day 2||Taichi exercise. Pass though Xiling Gorge. Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site. 08:30-10:30 Pass though the 5-steps ship locks. 11:30-15:30|
|Day 3||Learning traditional Chinese Taiji boxing. Sailing through the Wu Gorge. Shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges (8:00am-12:30pm). Sailing through the Qutang Gorge.|
|Day 4||Taichi exercise. Shore excurison to Fengdu Ghost City(8:30am-10:30am). Captain's Farewell Banquet. Talent Show Party in Ballroom.|
|Day 5||Arrives in Chongqing at 9:00am.|
Note: The fee of the optional tours should be paid by cash or credit card on board.
- First Navigation: 2013
- Length: 136m
- Width: 19.6m
- Passengers: 446
- Gross Tonnage: 11250T
"Yangtze Gold 8" is the largest, most-spacious, and quietest ship on the Yangtze. It also boasts the best service. Every standard room and every suite has an independent balcony, so that you can enjoy the sights of the Yangtze River without going out.
Enjoying delicious food and beautiful scenery on a cruise is the best way to travel the Three Gorges, and “Yangtze Gold 8” can make your experience an amazing one. It is one of the most comfortable and charismatic inland river cruises in the world.
"Gold 8" had its first voyage on March 15, 2013, taking the title of the most luxurious ultra-five-star cruise boat on the Yangtze River. The prow, hull, and stern of the cruiser are visually stunning, and the balcony lines look very nice. The luxury, comfort, ergonomics, and beauty of the ship make for a wonderful cruise. It is so eye-attracting and soul-stirring!
Built in accordance with five-star standards, "Yangtze Gold 8" looks similar to "Yangtze Gold 7" in appearance, but the interior decoration is European style.
Yangtze Gold cruises are managed by a specialized management company, which makes the service more professional and reliable.
WiFi: RMB300 per person per voyage or RMB100 per person per day
Upgrade to VIP restaurant: RMB300 per person per voyage (VIP restaurant is more quiet, private and not crowded.)
Note: The staff on the ship can prepare vegetarian food for our customers. Please inform our travel advisor if you want vegetarian food on the ship. Take care of your belongs when you disembark and go upstairs. Your guide will pick you up at the exit.
Want a stress-free and time-saving way to get to the cruise Port from the airport? China Highlights can provide you with comfortable private transport straight to the Port. Contact us and we can also help you arrange your Yangtze cruise.
Transport Map: Chongqing Jiangbei Airport to Chaotianmen Port, Chongqing North Railway Station to Chaotianmen Port, Yichang New Century Port to Yichang Sanxia Airport
- Safety Deposit
- Beauty Salon
- Obervation Decks
- Card Room
- Live Entertainment
- Life Jackets
- Health Clinic
- Conference Hall
- Games Room
- Swimming Pool
- Smoking Room
- Central Air Conditioning
- Business Center
- Multifunction Hall
- Laundry Service
- Shore Excursions Tour Guide
- Learning Mahjong
- Welcome Performance
- Medical Care
- Beauty Salon
- Broadcast of Itinerary
- Carrying Luggage