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Yangtze cruise

Yichang - Chongqing

Three Gorges

The Yangtze River is the major artery of China, dividing north from south and transversing the whole country. The section between Yichang and Chongqing, although now a large lake because of the damming of the River at the Three Gorges Dam, is still an impressive journey into the heart of China.

Day 1   Flight to the central city of Yichang (included). Transfer to board your 5-star Yangtze cruise boat from American Victoria Cruises at Maoping dock, just upstream from the Three Gorges Dam.

Day 2 to 4  Yangtze River cruise upstream through the dramatic Three Gorges, including shore excursions to the impressive ship elevator of the Three Gorges Dam and the pagoda at Shibaozhai and a trip in small boats through the smaller gorges of the Goddess Stream, one of the Yangtze's tributaries. (B, L, D)

Day 5  Arrive Chongqing in the morning. Disembark and transfer to airport or railway station for your onward journey. (B)